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Regardless Of The Outcome, The Scottish Referendum Debate Has …

Christopher Simpson, the president and founder of Cambridge University's Scottish society, agrees, saying the referendum has "absolutely" increased the engagement of young Scots in politics. "People are so happy to debate ideas now and talk about the …

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Scottish Independence vote: What Brummies really think of Scots

Another undergraduate in the city said: "Scots – patriotic, introspective, friendly (if given respect), community-minded. English – patriotic, good sense of humour, competitive, self-interested." Scottish people viewed themselves as friendly, warm or …

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Scottish independence: Today's referendum explained in under three minutes

Should Scottish voters break this 307-year-old union and ensure they may never have to see a Conservative government again, while basking in the richness of their oil fields in the North Sea? Or should they preserve arguably one of the world's most …

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BuzzFeed can't resist dicking about with the Scottish Sun

It's a bit of mischief-making the old Current Bun itself would be proud of. BuzzFeed has spotted that some of the responses to the Scottish Sun's shout-out on social media for people to fill Thursday's “blank” independence referendum front page with …

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Scottish Independence: Referendum debate round-up

Sixteen to 24-year-olds stepped in to the driving seat in Glasgow for the last live debate before the Scottish referendum on independence. Discussions included the future of the pound, tuition fees and a Scottish defence force. Edith Bowman hosted …

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Scottish independence: Andy Murray backs Yes campaign in eleventh hour …

Scottish Independence: For and against. “So I wouldn't consider getting involved in something like that ever again.” The British number one's intervention was welcomed by Yes voters on the day when the people of Scotland decide whether they will break …

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Scottish independence: referendum polling day – live

Scottish independence: referendum polling day – live. LIVE updated. Claire Phipps in Edinburgh. Thursday 18 September 2014 03.54 EDT. Rolling coverage throughout the day as Scotland votes to decide whether to stay part of the United Kingdom.

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Great Britain on the brink of scottish referendum vote | UK …

FINAL pleas to stop the UK being ripped apart were made last night as Scotland prepared for today's momentous referendum. … Sky News presenter Kay Burley apologises for calling Yes campaigner 'a bit of a k***'.

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The Funniest Scottish Referendum Memes | MTV UK

From The Simpsons video messages to ridiculous photoshop jobs, the definitive list of the stupidest and funniest Scottish referendum memes and virals… … Latest news. News …

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Scottish Independence: Scotland's Voters Take To The Polls …

Polling stations have opened across Scotland today in a referendum that will decide whether the country leaves its 307-year-old union with England. … The Upside of Pessimism and Other Fascinating News on the Web.

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Nigel Farage Warns Scottish Independence Campaign May Cause Riots

The attitude of the Yes campaigners in the Scottish independence campaign could lead to rioting, according to Nigel Farage. As the battle for votes entered its final day, the Ukip leader accused some pro-independence campaigners of intimidating the …

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Andy Murray tweets his support for Scottish independence …

ANDY MURRAY has appeared to show his support for Scottish independence just hours before more than four million Scots cast their vote in the ballot.

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Spain says Scottish independence would be a 'catastrophe'

Spain says Scottish independence would be a 'catastrophe'. Enthusiasm for Scottish independence is "nil" among EU nations, says Spanish prime minister. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has repeatedly declined to be drawn on whether Spain would exercise …

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Downton Abbey stars weigh in on Scottish independence at series five premiere

And last night the issue of Scottish Independence weighed heavy on the hearts of British TV stars too, as the nation's favourite actors lined up for the premiere of the latest series of Downton Abbey. Speaking from the red carpet in Leicester Square …

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Why the referendum could mark the end of Scottish finance

While the Scottish government maintains that business is bluffing, if Scotland votes Yes today, there seems little doubt that one of the world's most successful financial clusters will be seriously diminished. But if Scotland votes No, will it just be …

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Scottish Independence: Gordon Brown Delivers Speech Of His Life In Defence …

In a rallying cry that electrified the crowd and has been widely seen as one of the best speeches of his life, Brown appealed to both the hearts and the heads of Scottish voters. "There is not a cemetery in Europe that does not have Scots, English …

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Days of history: Timeline for the Scottish independence referendum

5:00am: Scottish Borders, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Total votes 996,571 or 22.8% of the electorate. This will be the crucial time in the vote as nearly a quarter of the total votes will be announced, making the result much clearer. 6:00am: Aberdeen. Total …

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Scottish independence: Sky News' Kay Burley calls Yes campaigner a 'knob …

Sky News' Kay Burley has taken to Twitter to apologise after she was overheard calling a Yes campaigner a "bit of a knob" while she was broadcasting live from Aberdeen in the run up to the Scottish independence referendum. The presenter can be heard …

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Scottish independence: Taiwan's unique take on the Scottish referendum

While a complacent Alistair Darling flung out of his office chair by a large Yes boulder, a harried Salmond saws away at the Scottish border before he is stabbed in the back by a smug businessman carrying the RBS headquarters under one arm. Meanwhile …

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Scottish Sports Personality of the Year, 2016

An excited hum at Scottish Broadcasting Corporation studio one (home of top dramas including 'Taggart', 'Taggart: Dundee' and 'Taggart: Sir Alex Ferguson Investigates' and sports programmes 'Scottish Football League Super Tuesday' and 'Strictly Come …

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Scottish independence: Late surge at the bookies as punters catch referendum …

Scottish independence: What will happen to key British institutions? Paddy Power admitted that it expected to pay out over the turnout levels, which it had thought would be around 60 per cent; the latest suggestions are that it could be 82 per cent …

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Andy Murray finally reveals views on Scottish independence

As a long-time resident of Surrey, Murray will not have a vote but he has generally been seen as a firm Scottish nationalist – drumming up controversy in 2006 when he said he would support "anyone but England" in the World Cup. Murray has been quizzed …

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Voting under way for historic Scottish independence …

TODAY more than four million people will hit polling stations across Scotland as the country embarks on the largest vote in its history. … Sky News presenter Kay Burley apologises for calling Yes campaigner 'a bit of a k***'.

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Independent Scotland will face NHS budget cuts, says …

… to Scotland if it rejects independence. The prime minister, David Cameron, his deputy, Nick Clegg, and the Labour leader, Ed Miliband, signed a letter that appeared on the front page of Tuesday's Daily Record newspaper.

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Scottish independence referendum live video stream: Watch as voters say Yes …

The future of the United Kingdom will be decided today as Scots head for the polls to say Yes or No to separation from England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The pro-independence and pro-Unionist parties have been campaigning for the past two and a half …

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Scottish independence: Bank of England 'must be on alert for Northern Rock …

Sir John, who was heavily criticised by MPs in 2007 for not being sufficiently proactive when Northern Rock ran into trouble, said the Bank needed to ensure Scottish depositors will have ready access to their money in the event of heavy withdrawals.

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Playing the odds with Scottish vote

When it comes to the Scottish referendum, should investors do the same? The question arises as polls split from betting odds. Pollsters suggest opponents of independence voters have only a narrow lead. But punters are confident that the United Kingdom …

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How to cope if the Scottish independence vote doesn't go your way

Of course there is a physical boundary. Maybe the quality of the Tarmac will be different either side, but this doesn't change who you are. Your background and culture will still be the same. You might be Scottish, not British, but you are still the …

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Scottish independence – the NO camp: Gordon Brown's last-gasp eulogy is an …

“This vote isn't about a Scottish parliament – we have that. It isn't about a shared currency – we have that already. The nationalists' aim is to break every constitutional link with the UK – and we will not have that. We are a nation, yesterday, today …

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Scottish referendum: yes and no agree it's a once-in-a-lifetime vote

Both sides of the Scottish referendum debate are agreed on one thing: it is a once-in-a-lifetime issue. David Cameron underlined this message on Tuesday when he told people in Scotland independence would be a "painful divorce". Alex Salmond pledged …

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Scottish independence odds: bookmakers shorten odds on No

On the eve of the Scottish independence referendum, bookmakers have shifted their odds slightly to reflect the narrowing gap between the two campaigns as Yes and No appear almost neck and neck. But in spite of close polls, overwhelmingly the bookies …

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Alex Salmond: yes movement is greatest campaign in Scottish history

With the country on the cusp of "the most exciting day in Scottish democracy," Salmond appeared to acknowledge his victory was not assured. He was due to tell the rally at Perth concert hall: "If we win tomorrow – and that is now in your hands – it …

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Scottish independence: An all-night session guaranteed to give Scots a hangover

Read more: Scottish independence live. The Federation of Small Businesses in Scotland last night urged companies to take a charitable attitude to its blearier-eyed staff. “With such a momentous political event happening we expect employers of all sizes …

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Scottish Independence Polls – Business Insider

There's some more good news from Panelbase for unions. They asked the 5% of Scots who say they will vote but don't know for who which way they're leaning. That's enormously important and something other pollsters …

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11 Reasons Why Scotland Should Join Russia Following a …

Paul Hackett / ReutersA 'Yes' campaigner (C) joins a "No' campaign event in Kilmarnock, September 15, 2014.The referendum on Scottish independence will take place on September 18, when Scotland will vote whether or …

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