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Could the Orkney Islands join Norway?

They have been part of Scotland since the year 1472. But now the Orkney Islands are considering whether to break away. One option has made headlines around the world: rejoining Norway. Is it a realistic possibility? And why might islanders want to leave Scotland anyway? This video from BBC Newsround dives in deeper.

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