Secessionist sentiment in South Africa’s Western Cape is growing, after what the movement’s activists see as an encouraging showing in May’s provincial elections.
Almost 60% of Londoners voted to remain in the EU. Brexit has exposed a gulf between England and its capital, and some Londoners are considering going it alone.
Canada is used to its provinces trying to secede, as French-speaking Quebec constantly threatens to go it alone. Economic difficulties and corruption scandals have however begun to push conservative Alberta towards what social media has branded ‘Albexit’.