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Brown sets out timetable for new Scottish powers

Gordon Brown, former UK prime minister, on Saturday vowed to ensure that promises made by politicians to deliver more powers to the Scottish parliament would be honoured, and set up a timetable that could see draft legislation ready by November.

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HUFFPOLLSTER: It's Election Day! (In Scotland)

And even those Southerners who are following news about the referendum are more likely than those in the rest of the country who are paying attention think Scottish secession is the right thing." [YouGov]. BACK IN THE USA: …

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Alex Salmond Quits As Scottish First Minister After Referendum Defeat

Alex Salmond has announced he will quit as Scottish first minister and leader of the SNP, following the decision by voters to reject Scottish independence. Speaking in Edinburgh on Friday afternoon, Salmond said it had been the "privilege of his life …

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Saturday's Scottish football

Jonathan Tiffoney's header has given Alloa the lead against Rangers while Jon McShane's strike for Queen of the South against Hibernian separates the two sides. Leaders Hearts temporarily led Cowdenbeath through Billy King's strike but Calum Gallagher …

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Scottish referendum: Why people voted 'Yes' or 'No'

More than three and a half million Scots voted in Thursday's referendum. The turnout was the highest for any UK election since 1951. The vote against independence was larger in the more rural parts of Scotland, and among older voters. For cities that …

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Scottish Independence Referendum: TV Journalists Become …

Some British news reporters covering Thursday's independence referendum in Scotland have themselves become the news after describing the challenges the…

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Scottish referendum: It's a NO – so what happens now?

Cameron tells MPs he will keep his promise of further devolution to the Scottish Parliament. He will be met with fury from his own backbenchers who say Scotland has blackmailed the rest of Britain. October 16, 2014 – Gordon Brown leads House of Commons …

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Scottish independence: Key figures give their reaction

"I'm absolutely delighted the Scottish people have taken this momentous decision to safeguard our family of nations for future generations." Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander. "We have won the referendum but the responsibility is on all …

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Scottish independence referendum in maps

Scottish independence referendum in maps. By Christine Jeavans BBC News. Scotland has voted against independence from the United Kingdom in an historic referendum. Almost 85% of the electorate turned out to vote, an unprecedented proportion in …

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Scottish Referendum: More say for Wales says David Cameron

"Just as the people of Scotland will have more powers over their affairs, so it follows that the people of England, Wales and Northern Ireland must have a bigger say over theirs," he said. With the results in from all 32 Scottish council areas, the "No …

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Scottish referendum: Salmond to quit after Scots vote No

He will also resign as leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP), which he has led for a total of 20 years. Scottish voters backed the country staying in the UK by 2,001,926 votes to 1,617,989 in Thursday's referendum. Three arrests have been made …

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Glasgow's George Square turns ugly as pro-union skinheads taunt defeated …

Hundreds of people crowded into the historic square following today's No vote in the Scottish referendum, with police having to separate rival supporters of the union and independence. Gathered at the top of the square next to Queen Street Station …

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'Beautiful, bouncing Britain reborn!' – Boris Johnson's verdict on the …

"You can't have a situation in which Scottish MPs can sit in Parliament and vote on stuff that does not affect their constituents – that is absolutely outrageous." When it came to his fellow No campaigners, Mr Johnson held nothing back, declaring …

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World's reactions to Scottish referendum result

Another thinly veiled pro-European comments came from Jose Manuel Barroso, the president of the European Commission, who said: The European Commission welcomes the fact that during the debate over the past years, the Scottish government and the …

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Scottish referendum: Scotland votes 'No' to independence

Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom after voters said no to independence. With almost all the votes now counted, the 'No' side passed the winning total of 1,852,828 needed to win the referendum just after 6am on Friday morning. The Yes …

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Scottish referendum: Queen urges referendum 'respect'

The Queen has said she believes Scotland will unite in a "spirit of mutual respect and support" following the independence referendum. She said she understood there would be "strong feelings and contrasting emotions". But she had "no doubt" this would …

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Scottish referendum: What now for the key players?

The campaign for Scottish independence has resulted in a "No" vote, after a campaign which has electrified the country's politics and saw record voting turnouts. But for many of the key players in the campaigns, it's now time to move on to new horizons.

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Scottish referendum explained for non-Brits – video | Politics …

An animated explanation of some fundamental questions prior to the referendum on Scottish independence. … policy · cookie policy. © 2014 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved.

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Scottish referendum: Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness calls for Northern Ireland …

Sinn Fein Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has called for a border poll following the Scottish referendum. Related Articles. [TICON-A SLIDESHOW] Scotland says No to independence: Alex Salmond's dream is over as final results in referendum mean …

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Saturday's Scottish gossip

Scottish FA chief executive Stewart Regan has praised the impact of Sir Alex Ferguson in securing Hampden's role at Euro 2020 after the former Scotland boss talked up the national stadium ahead of Friday's announcement of which grounds would host …

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Shetland may reconsider its place in Scotland after yes vote …

"A yes vote is about empowering people and communities throughout Scotland, including our island communities. That is one reason why the Shetland News has chosen to chosen to back yes." But Carmichael's comments …

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Knife-edge Scottish vote cuts deep divide – CNBC.com

The debate over Scottish independence has become so bitter that whatever the outcome, either Scotland or the UK will become deeply divided, writes CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi. … Get all the latest commentary on Twitter.com @CNBCopinion. Who is the commentary editor? Cindy Perman is the commentary editor for CNBC.com. She has worked in online news for […]

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Whatever the Scottish referendum result, it's a Yes for pupil …

With the Scottish referendum almost upon us, teacher Lynn Cooper explains how election fever has gripped her Aberdeenshire school. … sponsors' own content. Guardian Professional is a division of Guardian News & Media.

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Ukip leader demands Scottish MP's abstain from voting on …

SCOTTISH MPs should voluntarily stop voting on English-only legislation, Ukip leader Nigel Farage urged yesterday. … Obituaries · History · Scotland · Sunday · Home · News · UK; Scottish MPs' fury at Farage demand …

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Scottish referendum: Yes supporters in Edinburgh 'gutted'

Their planned party at Dynamic Earth, a visitor attraction overlooking the Scottish Parliament, never really got going. Early predictions of victory for the No camp had let the air out of the balloons before they were even fully inflated. Ashley Drake …

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Scottish referendum: Police separate rival groups in Glasgow

Police have made six arrests after separating groups of rival Unionists and independence supporters in Glasgow. Officers, some mounted on horses, lined up to divide a large number of people waving union jacks from a group of "Yes" supporters in George …

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Scottish referendum: Gordon Brown vows 'powers will be delivered'

Gordon Brown has said the promises made ahead of the Scottish independence referendum on change and further devolution will be delivered. In a speech in Fife, the former prime minister said it was time to move from the "battleground to the common …

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How Will You Vote In The Scottish Referendum? Use Our Flowchart!

Scottish friends! Still unsure as to how to vote in Thursday's referendum? Perhaps our handy flowchart will help… scottish referendum flowchart. (Created for HuffPost UK Comedy by Stephen Grant, David Schneider, David Beresford and Handface).

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Scottish Independence Result Has Ukip Setting Its Sights On Holyrood

Speaking to the Huffington Post UK, Ukip MEP David Coburn, who became the party's first Scottish MEP in May's European Elections, said that the party could get as many as eight seats in Holyrood at the next Scottish Parliamentary elections in 2016 as …

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Scottish referendum: Now England must rediscover its patriotism

We are used to the idea of asymmetry in political representation, with the so-called West Lothian Question highlighting the fact that Scottish MPs can vote on purely English matters whereas English MPs have no say on Scottish ones. But it is the …

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Scottish independence referendum: 14 things we learnt

The Scottish Sun found a cloud in exactly the same shape. But in terms of getting it wrong, nobody beat the pollsters, who first predicted that No would win by miles, then that Yes would win, then that it would be too close to call, and generally …

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Scottish referendum: the battle for reform now moves to England

Tory cabinet ministers made clear they wanted Scottish MPs excluded entirely from debates and votes on English-only laws at Westminster, and not just from detailed committee-stage scrutiny of bills. The proposal will feature strongly in the party's …

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Scotland independence referendum – Hartford Courant

With Scotland on the brink of a potentially history-making referendum, some area Scots say they support the independence movement. But others say independence carries too many economic and political risks, and polls in …

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Scottish bishops encourage cooperation, involvement in …

Glasgow, Scotland, Sep 19, 2014 / 01:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Following a historic vote in which Scotland rejected independence from the U.K., the Bishop's Conference of Scotland recognized the decision and applauded the country's …

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The daily quiz: the Scottish quiz | News | theguardian.com

Today's quiz covers whiskies, saltires, social gatherings, terriers and castles.

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