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Scottish referendum: Pound surges on Scottish 'No' vote

In a statement, Lloyds Banking Group said: "The group is proud of its strong Scottish heritage and remains committed to having a significant presence in Scotland. We remain fully focused on supporting households and businesses in Scotland as well as …

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Call for more local council powers after Scottish vote

Councils in England are calling for an urgent meeting of a constitutional convention to consider the wider impact of the Scottish referendum. The Local Government Association (LGA) said new powers must now be given to local areas in England and Wales.

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Nigerians voted "Yes" in Scotland referendum – Vanguard …

Friday September 19th, 2014. Friday September 19th, 2014. Follow @vanguardngrnews · Vanguard News – Latest updates from Nigeria, including business, politics, entertainment, fashion … The Europe Correspondent reports that the electorate turned out en masse to vote in 5,579 polling stations across 32 local authorities, making it the busiest day in Scottish electoral history. Some […]

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BBC's Huw Edwards takes social media by storm after 'bizarre'

vote night, referendum, scotland, huw edwards, bbc Nick feels sorry for Huw taking the helm on the BBC's live overnight coverage [TWITTER]. However, some users were impressed with Edwards' ability to fill in the slow news …

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Scotland referendum results Live: How did each area vote …

Scottish referendum results: Find out which areas declared YES or NO …. See today's front and back pages, download the newspaper, order back issues and use the historic Daily Express newspaper archive. News.

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This is how Grindr users will vote on Scottish independence …

A Tumblr user has polled 655 Grindr users to ascertain how they will vote in today's Scottish independence referendum. … PinkNews.scot was launched today to mark the independence referendum in Scotland PinkNews.scot launched to mark Scottish independence vote 11 … PinkNews covers religion, politics, entertainment, finance, and community news for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and […]

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Scottish church leaders call to settle differences ahead of …

UK · World · Showbiz · Royal · Weird · Nature · WWI · Politics · Obituaries · History · Scotland · Sunday · Home · News · UK; Scottish church leaders call for unity ahead of referendum result … Church leaders in Scotland are calling for voters to unite – regardless of the result[GETTY]. […]

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Scottish referendum battleground: The Scottish Borders

The referendum result from the Scottish Borders area is expected to be declared around 3am. It's one of the 32 areas of Scotland that will announce the results of the independence referendum through the early hours of Friday morning. The Scottish …

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Scotland votes: 10 counts of electoral fraud alleged in Glasgow

Allegations of electoral fraud at polling stations in Glasgow cast a shadow over the Scottish referendum result today. Police launched an investigation after the city's council alerted them to 10 suspected cases of voters impersonating other people …

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Quirky side of the Scottish referendum in pictures

'Border closed Friday 19th for training” erected on the Scottish border near Gretna. Photo: Stuart Walker/Cumbrian Newspapers/PA Wire. With Scotland at the polls we take a look at the lighter side of the referendum and what the jokers have been up to …

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Scottish independence: Latest YouGov poll predicts No win

THE last YouGov poll of the Scottish independence referendum has suggested the No campaign has edged ahead with 54% of the vote compared to 46% of Scots voting Yes. YouGov bases its prediction on the responses of 1,828 people after they voted …

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Scottish referendum: all over bar the smiling

Shortly before 10pm a posse of senior Scottish Labour party members marched briskly through the media centre for the Edinburgh referendum count. It wasn't the speed that was remarkable; despite weeks of deep cleaning, the Royal Highland Centre hadn't …

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At-a-glance: Scottish referendum results night

Former Scottish first minister Henry McLeish said he had been a "reluctant" No voter. The former Labour MP and MSP said he had been "intensely annoyed" by the No campaign's approach of "fear and scare". He said: "There is an old Scottish word – thrawn …

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Scottish independence: Counting under way in Edinburgh

Polling in Scotland's independence referendum has closed, leaving campaigners and onlookers across the world waiting to learn if the country will remain in the United Kingdom or not. A Yes vote in the historic ballot would see the 307-year-old union …

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How Scottish Independence Will Affect Energy Prices

On Thursday Scotland will vote to decide whether it will separate from the U.K. Here's how Scottish independence will affect energy prices. … Money Morning ONLY THE NEWS YOU CAN PROFIT FROM. MENU. My Private …

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Scottish independence referendum: the rules

But the news agency warns: "Declaration times for the Scottish referendum are difficult to forecast owing to the lack of precedents." Ms Pitcaithly has said she expects to make the announcement "at breakfast time" and has not been more specific. If …

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Scottish Independence Referendum Result Could Be Curtains For The Union Jack

Quite a lot, if you consider that a considerable part of the conversation around Scottish independence is what on earth the Union Flag would look like if it had to cut out the Scottish (blue) bit. The UK flag could be no more. And Union Flag is the …

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Watch the Scottish independence referendum live

There is also the issue Britain's main nuclear submarine base which Alex Salmond's Scottish National Party wants out of the country. The prospect of breaking up the UK, the world's sixth-largest economy and a veto-wielding permanent member of the UN …

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Scottish referendum: Map reveals global interest in referendum

Thousands of people across the globe have tweeted messages of support and encouragement as Scotland awaits the decision on its independence from the United Kingdom. BBC Scotland has so far collated 9,201 geo-tagged tweets and developed an …

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Scottish independence referendum results: Dundee becomes the first Yes vote …

Dundee and West Dunbartonshire have become the first councils to declare a Yes vote, as the first few areas announced the results of the Scottish independence referendum. But surprise results from areas thought to be strongholds of the Yes campaign …

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Scottish independence referendum: YouGov poll predicts 54% no, 46% yes – live …

Peter Kellner has moved the pound. Or, at least that's what my colleague Graeme Wearden thinks. He's sent me this. Sterling hit a new two-week high against the US dollar in the global foreign exchange markets, after tonight's YouGov polling data was …

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LIVE: Scottish referendum count

Even if there is a national No vote, he said the UK government will have no choice but to devolve more powers to the Scottish Parliament. This, he says, could provide a window of opportunity for the northern isles to look at different political …

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Count begins in Scottish independence referendum

The polls in the Scottish independence referendum have closed and ballots are now being counted. A Yes vote in the historic ballot would see the 307-year-old union between Scotland and the rest of the UK brought to an end. Pollster YouGov has predicted …

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Scottish Independence: What happens after the decision?

The Lib Dems believe the Scottish government should be able to fix not only income tax but also capital gains, inheritance and a whole range of other taxes. Somehow these differences would need to be hammered out – and soon. But as well as securing …

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Scottish referendum: David Cameron and the Queen seek to ease tensions

The prime minister will want to move quickly to calm tensions by promising to devolve greater powers, over taxation and welfare, to the Scottish parliament. Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg issued a joint pledge after Gordon Brown warned that main …

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Scottish independence: Yes Country votes No

Throughout Scotland, Clackmannanshire is known as “the wee county”. At just 60 square miles, it is the smallest local authority on the country's mainland. In recent months, it had acquired another nickname, too: Yes Country. With an SNP representative …

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Something Fishy in the Scottish Polls – Emerald News Network

There are two full days remaining before polls open over Scotland in a referendum that will determine whether Scotland, after 307 years of London rule, will remain with or leave the United Kingdom. Over the weekend the …

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WATCH LIVE: Scottish Independence Vote Results Come In

STV News will provide live coverage of the vote for Scottish Independence Thursday evening. The “Scotland Decides” special will give live updates on the state of the referendum that could break the union between the United …

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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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