South Sudan is apparently on the road to becoming a sovereign country.
In its honour and in the hope of provoking more than a few arguments, Time Magazine has made a Top 10 list of Aspiring Nations:
•The Basque Country
•The Republic of Cascadia
•Second Vermont Republic
Is a "Second Vermont Republic" more likely than a "United" Ireland (or an independent Wales, England or Cornwall for that matter)? Hard one to call...