Scotland has chosen to stay in the United Kingdom with 44.7 percent in support of independence and 55.3 percent rejecting it. The referendum saw the turnout of 84.59 percent. If the majority of people in Scotland voted for independence, the region could become independent on March 24, 2016.
More than 140,000 people have signed two online-petitions, demanding the recount of votes of the Scottish independence referendum.
The leaders of the three main UK political parties have learned nothing from the Scottish independence referendum campaign as they continue to disagree on what additional powers Scots should have, the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) said Monday.
VR listener: “The question is, will Britain abolish Kingdom and become a Federal state given that the British government led by Prime Minister David Cameron promised the Scottish who supported NO vote that Scotland will be given more autonomous powers”
Alex Salmond, former Scottish prime minister who quit two days after the victory of the 'No' campaign, has stated that 'No' voters were 'tricked' by Westminster's assurances of more devolution, Sky News reported Sunday.
Glasgow police have arrested at least 11 people after mass protests over results of Scotland's independence referendum, local STV TV channel reported Saturday.
Police struggled to control a mass pro-union rally celebrating Scotland's "No" vote rejecting independence from the United Kingdom in tensions which began between the pro-independence "Yes" voters and the pro-union supporters who fired a flare in Glasgow Friday, The Independent reported.
The leader of the Spanish region of Catalonia Artur Mas said Friday that the Scottish referendum on September 18 taught a lesson to other regions of the world in how to resolve their independence claims.
Queen Elizabeth II called for UK countries to come together and show mutual respect, following the Scottish referendum, where the majority voted to remain a part of the United Kingdom.
With the majority of the people in Scotland voting for the country to remain in the United Kingdom at the September 18 independence referendum, the results of the vote pose certain challenges for both policymakers and society in the UK, academics from the Economic and Social Research Council's (ESRC) Future of the UK and Scotland research teams believe.
Despite achieving its main goal, London's campaign against Scotland's independence has undermined the political weight of UK Prime Minister David Cameron, Gideon Rachman, Financial Times" political commentator, wrote Friday.
Unlock Democracy, a British grassroots campaign for democracy, rights and freedoms, launched a petition Friday for a UK Constitutional Convention, following Scotland’s decision to remain part of the United Kingdom.
The Labour leader of the UK official opposition, Ed Miliband, has signaled he will not sign up to Prime Minister David Cameron's plan to give more powers to the devolved Scottish Parliament following a historic vote on Scottish independence.
The leader of the pro-Scottish independence Scottish National Party (SNP), Alex Salmond, is to resign as leader of his party and First Minister of Scotland.
Should the British government fail to go ahead with constitutional change now that Scotland will remain part of the UK, the pressure for independence may rise again, Mark Shephard, a senior lecturer at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, has told RIA Novosti.
Europe respects and welcomes the results of Scotland’s independence referendum, praising the Scots’ decision to remain in the UK and avoiding “the serious economic, social, institutional and political consequences,” Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Friday in his official statement.
The US President, Barack Obama, has welcomed the result of the Scottish independence referendum.
Russian observers think that Westminster put significant pressure on Scots during the independence referendum on September 18.
The President of Sinn Féin, an Irish republican political party active in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, has called for a referendum in Northern Ireland that, if agreed, could lead to Ireland's reunification.
Following a historic referendum in Scotland, which saw the majority of voters rejecting independence, Scotland's public spending will now be one of the focal points, as it should become clear whether the Barnett formula will continue to apply to the country's public expenditure.
The results of the Scottish referendum demonstrate the unity of the country but London is ready to continue the dialogue on the future of Scotland, Alistair Darling, the leader of the Better Together campaign said Friday.
President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso has welcomed the results of the Scottish independence referendum, which ended with 55.3 percent of Scots voting against separation from the United Kingdom.