Separatists On The Rise in Europe - Associated Press | AP Human Geography Finnegan |

Despite just being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its promotion of continental unity, several regions  want independence so they don't have to share their wealth with the rest of their struggling countries or the EU in general.  Belgium and Spain are facing factions within their countries who want to break away - Flanders and Catalonia want their own states.  Scotland is another territory seeking independence from the UK.  Will these efforts be successful?

Via Allison Anthony, Jane Ellingson