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Scottish independence results: what to expect when

If “yes” they win here it could be a landslide as there are more Conservative voters here than your average Scottish region. 4am: Dundee city is also key – this is the “Yes” heartland – if they don't win the independence campaign will not be optimistic.

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Andy Murray on Scottish independence vote: 'Let's do this!'

He may not have liked Alex Salmond's Saltire-waving as he won the Wimbledon championship, but Andy Murray appears nevertheless to have sided with the yes campaign over the Scottish independence referendum. In an eleventh-hour intervention, Murray …

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Scottish independence could mean messy divorce: A look at …

How do you divorce after a 300-year union? It's complicated, and there is a deadline. If Scots vote yes to separation on Thursday, a clock starts ticking down to March 24, 2016 – the independence day declared by the Scottish …

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Scottish independence: Alex Salmond calls on voters to seize 'new dawn'

Willie Sullivan, director of the Scottish branch of the Electoral Reform Society, which campaigns for voting reform and decentralisation, said that scale of support for independence suggested a historic level of antipathy for the current structures of …

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Scottish independence odds: close polls are wrong, bookmakers say

On the eve of the Scottish independence referendum, polls suggest the gap between the two campaigns has been narrowing, with Yes and No voters now neck and neck. Why, then, have bookmakers hardly shifted their odds at all? As recently as April, polling …

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Scottish independence: 22 celebrities that have pinned their colours to the mast

In less than twenty-four hours, Scotland will decide if it wants to remain part of the United Kingdom, or go it alone as an independent country. With the polls too close to call, we thought we'd bring you 11 celebrities backing Yes and 11 celebrities …

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Quebec nationalists flock to Scotland in hope of witnessing separatist history

The twists and turns in the last two weeks of the Scottish referendum campaign have come as little surprise to Daniel Turp, a Quebec nationalist politician and academic who arrived in Edinburgh this week in the hope of witnessing the birth of a new state.

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On eve of secession vote, UK's fate hangs on a divided Scotland

EDINBURGH (Reuters) – On the eve of Scotland's independence referendum, the fate of the United Kingdom rests on hundreds of thousands of wavering Scottish voters as opinion polls showed supporters of the 307-year union just a whisker ahead of …

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John Oliver Wades Into The Scottish Referendum Debate, Begs Scotland To …

Check out Oliver's guide to the Scottish independence debate – including the campaigns, who's funding them and why the Scots don't like that 'a***-hole' David Cameron – above. It all ends in a magnificent plea worthy of any great romantic comedy.

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Scottish Independence: Crying 'Yes' or screaming 'No', this is what would …

Each one has made public declarations of their political leanings in the great debate for and against Scottish independence. Each one of them is a household name, too – instantly recognisable and renowned in their respective fields. But none of them …

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Scottish independence: Final opinion polls show undecided voters could swing …

After a referendum campaign of claim and counter-claim which has lasted for more than two years and has led to allegations of bullying, intimidation, scaremongering and outright lies, Scottish voters will finally decide whether their country should …

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Scottish independence: How to vote in the referendum

Scottish independence: How to vote in the referendum. The future of Scotland will be decided in the referendum on independence on 18 September. Here's a brief guide on how to make sure your vote is counted. line. Am I registered to vote? A polling …

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Scottish independence: Almost half of 'No' voters have felt 'personally …

Read more: Scottish independence live. Almost half of No voters (49 per cent) said they had not always felt able to speak freely about their views on the referendum, while 48 per cent felt they had. Meanwhile, 76 per cent of Yes backers believed they …

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Scottish referendum: Alone, Scotland will go back to being a failed state

No good deed goes unpunished. In granting residents of Scotland a referendum on their country's political future, David Cameron surely thought he was doing a good deed. The Scottish National Party would have to put up or shut up. A Yes vote would be a …

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Industry refuses to speculate on Scottish independence …

Operators say ramifications of referendum too hard to predict but warn of possible price hike if Scots vote "Yes". Mobile operators are refusing to speculate.

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David Cameron's bizarre joke as pressure mounts over Scottish independence …

Mr Cameron used the final day of campaigning ahead of tomorrow's crunch referendum to visit a factory in Hampshire run by the prominent Scottish 'No' campaigner Keith Cochrane. Mr Cochrane is the chief executive one of Scotland's biggest manufacturing …

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Scottish independence: two heavyweights throw their last punches

After two years on the road, the yes campaign came to Perth for their last night party. Shiny hats, shiny faces, Big Country's One Great Thing on an hour-long loop, and jeers for the pantomime villain, Nick Robinson. Alex Salmond had come to share his …

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Scottish independence: still undecided? Six key economic issues to consider

Having a central bank to stand behind the banks matters because the liabilities of the Scottish banks are 12 times as big as the annual output of the Scottish economy. To put that in perspective, in Ireland and Iceland they were eight times as big …

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Scottish independence: 10 key moments

Scottish voters will go to the polls on 18 September to decide whether Scotland should become an independent country. The campaign has hogged the headlines over the last fortnight as the polls narrowed and politicians from around the country descend on …

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Scottish independence: Voters answer referendum question

People in Scotland will vote later on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation. Voters will answer "Yes" or "No" to the referendum question: "Should Scotland be an independent country?" With 4,285,323 people – 97% of …

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Independent Scotland 'could take years' to join EU – Spanish …

Scotland's hopes of joining the European Union as an independent state were cast into doubt when Spain's prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, said it could take years for it to be integrated. … Keep up with the news by installing RT's extension for . Never miss a story with this clean and simple app that delivers […]

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Scottish Independence Would Be Terrible in Every Way …

Watch the lively debate above and tune in Thursday for full coverage of the Scottish independence vote on Fox News and Fox Business. Posted in: // Scotland // Britain // Stuart Varney // Scottish indpendence // Alex Salmond.

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Scottish independence: How loudly we sang as the Last Night of Great Britain …

Certainly, Lewis Carroll's “slithy tove” could have been coined with the sleekly complacent Scottish First Minister in mind. Slithy Salmond assured Dimbleby that an independent Scotland would be “the best of pals” with the people it had just left, to …

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How to watch the Scottish independence referendum results on STV

On the day of the crucial vote, Thursday September 18, STV will bring viewers comprehensive programming starting with a special edition of STV News at Ten at 10pm, presented live from Edinburgh by John MacKay. This will mark the end of the referendum …

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What time do we find out the Scottish Referendum result?

Aficionados of election-night programmes are used to a familiar routine. The returning officer declares their constituency's result. Candidates give speeches acknowledging victory or defeat. And Jeremy Vine tells us what the “swing” is from the …

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Queen postpones Ghillies Ball because it clashes with Thursday's Scottish …

Unlike other royal functions, the sovereign and members of her family – which this year include Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall, Princess Anne and Prince Andrew – mingle and dance Scottish reels arm-in-arm with their guests, washed down with …

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Scottish independence 'affecting' property market

Writing in the report, Gordon Fowlis – regional managing director of Your Move, said: “You can't walk down the street without feeling the force of the independence debate. But on the surface, July's figures point to a strangely serene Scottish housing …

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Scottish independence: David Cameron confirms he will not resign as Prime …

Comment: Cameron's Scottish roots won't help the No campaign. Some backbenchers are angry at the way the three main party leaders have promised greater devolution of powers to Scotland while continuing higher levels of public spending and some are …

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Scottish independence: 89.6% postal vote turnout

The turnout was revealed with just hours to go until the polls open. There are a total of 377,413 people registered to take part in the city. Sue Bruce, Counting Officer for Edinburgh and Chief Executive of City of Edinburgh Council, said: “After …

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Scottish independence clashes, London Fashion Week, and spider 'invasion'

Independent front page, 17/9/14 Wednesday's papers capture the increasingly fractious nature of campaigning for the Scottish independence referendum, the day before voters go to the polls. "A nation divided against itself" is how the Independent views …

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Scottish independence referendum: news organisations step up security

As security is stepped up by the BBC and the Scotsman in the runup to Thursday's Scottish independence referendum, it has emerged that a journalist has reported a serious threat that was made to his family to the police. Amid reports of abuse and …

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Scottish independence: Young ethnic minority Scots concerned about 'division …

One secondary school student from an English Muslim background said: “It's bad enough already that we're qualified as English and Scottish… “Let's just say you want go for a visit to Scotland if you're English, that's just going to make your life even …

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Scottish independence: Sun pushes back Page 3 for Yes ad

Pro-independence ad running in the Scottish Sun. Rupert Murdoch's Scottish Sun may be be sitting on the fence on the independence referendum, with the paper telling readers it has faith in the people “to make the right choice”. But that hasn't stopped …

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Scottish independence: How the world has reacted

“Having Scotland outside the EU means the English-Scottish border becomes a customs frontier, with controls and tariffs. EU regional funding would end. Fishing rights would have to be re-negotiated from outside. And that is just the start of a very …

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Scottish independence: the results to watch out for as votes come in

If the referendum on Scottish independence were a normal election we probably wouldn't say, based on current polls, that the outcome of Thursday's vote was too close to call. Of five polls released in the final 24 hours of the campaign, four had the no …

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