In British election, nationalists may seize nearly all Scottish seats

April 10, 2015 1:28 PM

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In British election, nationalists may seize nearly all Scottish seats

LONDON (Reuters) - A forecast on Friday showed Scottish nationalists could take nearly all the parliamentary seats in Scotland in the British election on May 7, potentially giving a party that wants to leave the United Kingdom huge influence at the heart of power.

Less than seven months since they lost a referendum on independence, the nationalists hope the likely failure of Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party to win an overall majority will put them in a kingmaker position.

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