EDINBURGH, September 19 (RIA Novosti) - The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron congratulated in his Twitter the leader of the Better Together campaign Alistair Darling with a well-fought campaign.
"I've spoken to Alistair Darling - and congratulated him on an well-fought campaign," Cameron tweeted on Friday.
Meanwhile, the Deputy First Minister and a leader of the pro-Scottish independence Nicola Sturgeon said "This is a deep personal and political disappointment, but the country has been changed forever."
With the vote count over in 31 out of 32 Scottish regions early Friday, Scotland is projected to reject independence by a substantial margin of nearly ten percent.
According to the most recent results 55.42 percent voted against seceding the United Kingdom and 44.58 percent supported independence.