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Scottish independence: Live Updates

5.18pm: Card retailer Clintons say they have seen an 8% lift in the sale of 'sorry you're leaving' cards in the last week, ahead of today's Scottish referendum. Tim Fairs, marketing director at Clintons, said: “We're unclear whether this is a …

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Pound and bank shares rally ahead of Scottish referendum result – business live

Our binary bet on the outcome of the Scottish referendum is now showing an 18% chance of a 'Yes' vote. Traders were given a shock by the YouGov poll that put the 'Yes' campaign ahead nearly two weeks ago, but the sentiment has shifted to the 'No' side …

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Scottish independence: Polling station graffiti sparks accusations of voter …

There are growing fears that a No vote in today's referendum will not be quietly accepted by supporters of independence after it emerged pro-union billboards have been vandalised with paint and a polling station was sprayed with graffiti warning: “Vote …

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Scottish independence: how the vote will work in 60 seconds

Watch the Scottish independence referendum live · Voting is well underway in Scotland as people take to the polls to determine whether the country should remain part of the UK. Around half of the votes should be in by around 3am – giving a strong …

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Andy Murray on Scottish independence: The 'being British' thing has always …

There is no doubt that the player from Dunblane is proudly Scottish. And his countryman are proud of him – even the very best of them. Two of the most famous Scots in modern history – actor Sean Connery and former Manchester United manager Sir Alex …

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Scottish independence referendum followed around the world on Twitter heatmap

The Scottish independence referendum has not only captured the UK's attention – it has been followed from around the world. With the result on a knife-edge, the hashtag #indyref has been used by millions of Twitter users. There have been more than 5.8 …

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Scottish independence: How the BBC reports polling day

Strict rules mean the BBC, like other broadcasters, isn't allowed to report details of campaigning while the polls are open. In all national elections, the BBC is legally required both by its own charter and electoral law to adopt a code of practice …

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Scottish independence poll: No campaign takes six point lead

Scottish independence poll: No campaign takes six point lead. No campaign has a six point lead, eve of referendum poll finds as more than 4million people cast their votes in Scotland. Gordon Brown visits a polling station at North Queensferry Community …

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Scottish independence polls: latest results show UK on a 'knife edge'

The future of Scotland and the United Kingdom is "on a knife edge", according to the final polls in the independence referendum campaign. Four final polls published in the last 24 hours suggest that the No vote has a narrow lead of between two and six …

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Where to find four early indicators of the Scottish referendum

The results for the three big Scottish cities – Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen – comprise 25pc of the electorate and are expected at between 5am and 6am. So what should you keep your eye on during the wee small hours to get early indications of the …

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Teenage first-time voters on the Scottish referendum

He plans to study law and is concerned that if Scotland goes independent and he studies at a Scottish university he won't be able to practice in England. Under the current system, Scottish-trained lawyers can work work across the United Kingdom.

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Scottish Independence vote: Yes or No, David Cameron has given 'fantastic …

"What matters is that the UK government led by David Cameron agreed to listen to the legitimate demands of the Scottish people and hold a vote, a very risky decision. It is very risky decision because you never know how it will end up, it could be …

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Scottish referendum: Police investigate electoral fraud probe …

THE Scottish referendum count was brought into controversy after reports of 10 cases of electoral fraud in Glasgow emerged. Published: Fri, September 19, 2014. news, scotland, yes vote, government, Westminster, First Minister Alex Salmond, …

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Final poll of Scottish referendum campaign shows six-point lead for no

Alex Salmond, the Scottish National party leader and figurehead of the yes campaign, told reporters and supporters as he prepared to cast his vote: "We are in the hands of the people of Scotland and there is no safer place to be than in the hands of …

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Scottish independence: Tory revolt against 'devo max' grows as Rail Minister …

In a last-minute attempt to persuade Scots not to leave the Union, Mr Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg promised new powers for the Scottish Parliament and to safeguard the Barnett formula, which gives Scotland more public spending per head of …

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Scottish independence referendum live: Markets gamble on Scotland vote with …

People in Scotland have finished voting on independence. If Scotland votes Yes, the United Kingdom will split and Scots will go their own way, ending a 307-year-old union. Here is a summary of the latest developments and analysis: 'Final prediction …

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City braced for Scottish independence result after YouGov poll shows victory …

Investors in the City of London and beyond were on Thursday night braced for the results of the Scottish independence referendum after a final YouGov poll gave the No vote a clear victory. Although sterling strengthened on the growing expectation of a …

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Scottish independence: Lacking the theatricality of the Yes camp, the No …

In Shettleston, in the constituency of the Shadow Scottish Secretary Margaret Curran, who had been out campaigning with Labour's Harriet Harman on Wednesday, the street theatre of Scotland's historic decision seemed to be dominated by the Saltire and …

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Scottish referendum: poll suggests nation has voted against independence

To placate his party, he will have to address the West Lothian question – why Scottish MPs are allowed to vote on English-only issues – and the Barnett formula – the Treasury mechanism that divides up funding between the four nations of the union.

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Polls Close In Historic Scottish Referendum

… East Lothian and Perth and Kinross. :: Watch live: Scottish referendum coverage now on Sky News Sky 501, Virgin Media 602, Freesat 202, Freeview 132. :: Live coverage is also available on sky.com/news and Sky News for iPad and on your mobile phone.

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Scottish independence: Expected times for council declarations

Declaration times for the Scottish independence referendum are difficult to forecast owing to the lack of precedents. The times given below have been drawn up after consulting the 32 Scottish councils, many of which did not wish to give formal estimates.

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Tory revolt over "bribes" given to Scottish voters | UK | News …

A TORY revolt over lavish extra funding for Scotland intensified last night when a minister publicly criticised the.

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Scottish independence referendum LIVE – Daily Express

Millions of Scots have voted today in the referendum on whether Scotland should be an independent country. … History · Scotland · Sunday · Home · News · Politics; Scottish independence referendum Scotland decides …

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Scotland indyref polling day | News | Scotland Decides

Scotland goes to the polls as September 18 referendum day dawns. After years of debate over the independence referendum millions of Scottish voters will cast their vote for Yes or No on Thursday.

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it looks like scotland's vote on independence is leaning to 'no'

Live coverage of the Scottish independence referendum. … THE QUEEN IS BEING KEPT UPDATED: Sky News says Her Majesty is "being kept abreast of matters by officials in Edinburgh and London." She is at her Scottish …

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Bing Offers Predictions On Scottish Independence Vote

Bing is now offering predictions on the outcome of the Scottish Independence Referendum. Search Bing … Barry Schwartz is Search Engine Land's News Editor and owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also …

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The benefits of a Scottish Yes vote

'Yes' campaigners holding Scottish Saltire flags gather for a rally in George Square, The list of catastrophes that would befall Britain in the event of Scottish independence continues to grow. If you believe the latest reports then money is being …

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'I am a Scot, but I am also a Briton': Scottish expats on the independence …

Scotland is, in fact, already a separate country – but a separate country within a larger polity. I am a Scot, but I am also a Briton, and those two things for me have never been mutually exclusive. With Scottish parents, English grandparents, Irish …

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Scottish independence: Scotland's chief counting officer says turnout could be …

Scotland's chief counting officer, tasked with announcing the final result of the independence referendum on Friday morning, said she thought turnout could be over 80 per cent. "I think the turnout is going to be high. I wouldn't be at all surprised if …

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Wales awaits result of Scottish independence referendum

Politicians in Wales are awaiting the result of the Scottish referendum on independence as voting gets under way. Polling stations are open from 07:00 to 22:00 BST on Thursday, with 4,285,323 people – 97% of the electorate – registered to vote. During …

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Scottish independence referendum: How to vote

This may happen before the precise final result is known. The Independent has disabled comments on all Scottish Independence Referendum articles while polls are open. The Scottish Referendum Act seeks to ensure the vote is unaffected by reports of how …

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What time will the Scottish independence vote be announced? A referendum …

The polls in the Scottish independence referendum close at 10pm and the counting of around four-million votes will start. Within a few hours the fate of Scotland and the United Kingdom will be decided. Here the Political Team at Bell Pottinger give a …

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Scottish referendum: 'Scotland will find few friends and allies in Europe'

The list of countries fearing the implications of Scottish independence is a long one. Germany fears financial instability and the break up of the eurozone, and SNP threats to default on debt unless Scotland can stay in the pound have alarmed Berlin …

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Scottish independence: polling day arrests made

Scottish independence: polling day arrests made. Faifley Parish Church polling station where it's alleged a man was arrested for assault on a politician. Picture: HeMedia. by KEVAN CHRISTIE. Updated on the 18 September 2014 18:34. Published 18/09/2014 …

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The 11 best moments of the Scottish independence referendum campaign

It all kicked off with the fiery exchanges between the SNP leader of the yes campaign Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling, leader of the no campaign. The tone of the referendum discussions was set by their first combative live television debate, and …

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