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Scottish referendum: How does England's most northern town feel?

Berwick-upon-Tweed has watched the Scottish referendum play out at close quarters. How do the residents feel about waking up to find their neighbours have voted to stay in the Union? The town is in the most north-easterly corner of England, hugging the …

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Alex Salmond resigns as Scottish First Minister

… stating that she could think of “no greater privilege” than succeeding him as leader when he formally steps down at the SNP autumn conference in November. The nationalist-dominated Scottish Parliament will vote for a new first minister shortly …

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Scottish referendum: yes campaign supporters take stock after loss

The city had witnessed the particularly heavy defeat for the yes campaign, by 60.3% to 39.6% at a count for the wider Aberdeenshire area, which includes many traditional SNP strongholds and departing Scottish first minister Alex Salmond's constituency.

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Alex Salmond to step down as Scotland's First Minister after …

Alex Salmond has announced he will step down as First Minister within weeks after Scots voted to reject independence. The First Minister revealed on Friday afternoon that he would not be standing for re-election as party …

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Scottish Referendum: What They're Saying

Chris and Colin Weir, the Scottish EuroMillions lottery winners who donated £3.5m to the Yes campaign: "Of course, we are deeply disappointed by the result. But the people of Scotland have made their decision and, as democrats, we accept the outcome.

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Scottish independence result: Petition calling for inquiry into vote counting …

Scottish independence: Referendum results in pictures. The petition on the 38 Degrees website calls for the vote-counting procedures to be investigated and for an independent re-count of all votes. It comes after the Yes campaign in Dundee was forced …

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Scottish independence campaign: The result and reaction, 6am to 12pm on …

“In terms of legitimacy and the conditions in which they were carried out, the Crimea referendum was conducted in a much fairer way than the Scottish one,” he told journalists. “At least there were no power cuts, there was no fire alarm or halts in the …

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Scottish referendum results: Tories call on PM to renege on reckless funding vow

“It is unacceptable that in the late stages of the campaign an ex-Labour leader was allowed to make rash promises of 'extensive new powers' to the Scottish people with the endorsement of all three UK party leaders, but with no mandate from Parliament …

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Scottish independence: Despite defeat history may still point to Alex Salmond …

The referendum is almost certainly Alex Salmond's final battle – and he lost. His shock resignation marks the career-end of one of Scotland and Britain's most remarkable and committed politicians. Slumped in the back seat of his official car on his way …

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Scottish independence referendum: Piers Morgan finally honours promise – to …

The campaign for and against Scottish independence had a particularly high turn-out – not just the 87 per cent who voted at the polls, but of the famous faces who lent their signatures, careers and reputations to backing the 'Yes' or 'No' campaigns …

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Grindr: accurately predicting Scottish referendum results since 17 September

Tom Court asked users of the app located in the Scottish capital how they were planning to vote in the referendum – which is certainly a better opening gambit than “a/s/l?” Court's findings predicted a 56% no vote, according to a sample of 655 men …

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Scottish Referendum Live: Scotland votes NO to independence

08:02 Andy Willox, Scottish policy convenor at the Federation of Small Businesses, said: “The result is clear. We must now focus on the future and how we can come together to make Scotland the best place to live, work and do business. “Business and …

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Scottish referendum: Police struggle to control Unionist rally in Glasgow's …

The tensions began in George Square, where at around 6pm a stand-off developed between a Union Jack-waving crowd holding "No Thanks" banners and supporters of Scottish independence, who have regularly been gathering there in the build up to the …

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Scotland votes No: Feeble Scottish Labour took voters for granted and they …

The Scottish independence referendum was one that Labour long believed would never come to pass. The former cabinet minister George Robertson once confidently predicted that devolution would “kill nationalism stone dead”. In fact, quite the opposite …

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Unionists chanting "Rule Britannia" and Scottish nationalists

HUNDREDS of protesters from the Yes and No sides of the Scottish independence debate have gathered to demonstrate in George Square tonight.

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Grindr Poll Accurately Predicts Scottish Independence Vote …

… any other UK media outlet paying for exit polling for the referendum on Scottish independence, there was a marked degree of uncertainty about which direction Scotland would vote during last night's vote. News outlets and…

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Scottish NYers Mixed on Vote to Stay with UK – NY1

The United Kingdom will remain united after Scottish voters on Thursday rejected an historic referendum aimed at gaining independence. … By: NY1 News; 1:31 AM; Text size: + -. TWC News: Scottish NYers Mixed on Vote to Stay with UK

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Rival Scottish Independence Rallies Hit Glasgow As Police Look On

One side reportedly sang the national Scottish song Flower of Scotland, while the other sang Rule Britannia. A police helicopter has been seen overhead and a police mounted division on horseback is at the side of the demonstration, according to Sky …

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Scottish independence referendum results tracker: How did each area vote?

Alex Salmond's dream of independence has been shattered after Scotland today voted to stay part of the United Kingdom. Despite winning a majority of votes in some areas – including the nation's largest city Glasgow – the Yes campaign failed to secure …

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David Cameron signals tax upheaval in wake of Scottish referendum

It may also prevent a Scottish MP becoming either prime minister or chancellor. Labour has 41 Scottish MPs and any move to prevent them voting in Parliament on a series of devolved issues would severely impact the party's ability to block or pass laws …

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Scottish independence: Hague calls for rebalancing of constitution 'to give …

On Friday, he told Channel 4 News: “There is an anomaly at the moment whereby Scottish members of parliament are voting on what happens on the health service in England but the English MPs and the Welsh MPs are not voting on what happens on the …

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Andy Murray stance on Scottish referendum stirs feelings

The tweet he sent in support of Scottish independence at one o'clock on the morning of the referendum was not written under the influence of alcohol. It represented the view formed by a man who had followed the arguments very closely, and even watched …

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Scottish independence referendum: best of the internet jokes

The referendum on Scottish independence was the subject of more than 2.5 million tweets in 24 hours after the polls opened on Thursday morning. Here we list some of the more comical contributions to internet discussions about the #indyref.

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5 reasons to be cheerful – even if you voted yes for Scottish independence

5 reasons to be cheerful – even if you voted yes for Scottish independence. Alex Andreou. Whatever result you were hoping for, the Scottish referendum has left a significant legacy. Here's how. Pro-independence supporters console each other after a no …

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The Scottish referendum

IN THE final weeks of the Scottish referendum campaign, it became a cliché to say that the political tremors emitted by a No vote would be almost as violent as those from a Yes vote. This was an exaggeration. If Yes had prevailed, it would probably …

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Scottish referendum: Miliband queries English powers plan

Ed Miliband has signalled he will not sign up to David Cameron's plan for a new UK-wide devolution settlement in the wake of the Scottish referendum. Mr Cameron wants enhanced powers for the Scottish Parliament and new powers for English MPs at …

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Were Scottish independence opinion polls misleading?

For example, in all four councils won by Yes Scotland, unemployment rates are higher than the Scottish average. While Dundee was the only so-called SNP stronghold that voted in favour of independence. The dissatisfaction with Westminster was great, and …

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In pictures: Scottish independence referendum results

Poll clerk George MacKay sits in the Coulags caravan polling station, in the Scottish Highlands Voters across Scotland headed to the polls to decide the country's future in the Scottish independence referendum. With more than 97% of the electorate …

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Queen says UK will respect result of Scottish independence referendum

In a rare personal statement, issued from Balmoral, her Scottish estate where she is in residence, she acknowledged there would be “strong feelings” both in Scotland and the rest of Britain, but urged parties to come together. The statement, signed …

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Scottish "No" Vote Pushes S&P To New Record High; Cable …

So much for any Scottish referendum vote "surprise": the people came, they voted, and they decided to stay in the 307-year-old union by a far wider margin, some 55% to 45%, than most polls had forecast, even as 3.6 million votes, … money was ahead of the vote anyway, and is thus hardly a surprise, […]

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8 reasons why Scots voted 'No' to independence — RT UK

Scottish citizens have voted to stay in the UK, with the 'No' camp securing 55 percent of votes against 45 percent for 'Yes'. Support for … Keep up with the news by installing RT's extension for . Never miss a story with this clean …

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Scottish independence: Video 'proves vote was rigged,' say …

Robbie Callander (@RobbieCallander) September 19, 2014. The backlash from nationalists in the wake of the No vote is hardly surprising given the increasing hostilities in the run-up to the referendum. News of voters being …

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Scotland rejects independence – what happens next?

The BBC says the chosen day took into account factors such as Scottish winter weather, the UK party conference season and public holidays. It notes that 2014 is the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314. Salmond may have been hoping …

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David Cameron hails Scottish independence referendum results

But Mr Johnson backed the PM's proposal to restrict Scottish MPs from voting on English matters – a proposal which threatens to spark turmoil within the Labour party. Mr Miliband ducked the issue in his first response to the 'No' referendum victory …

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Retailer Forgets To Check The News, Sends Email …

madeleavesscot The staff over at Made.com in the United Kingdom were apparently up too late glued to the TV last night to see whether or not Scotland voted to become a separate country. Because while Scotland decided to …

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