As counting begins new poll says Scotland has rejected independence

Scotland’s No campaign has won the country’s independent referendum, according to a poll released immediately after polling stations closed at 10pm this evening.

18th September, 2014
Alex Salmond, Scotland's first minister speaks to members of the media after casting his Scottish independence referendum vote at a polling station in Strichen near Aberdeen.

Scotland’s No campaign has won the country’s independent referendum, according to a poll released immediately after polling stations closed at 10pm this evening.

The YouGov poll predicted that No has won Scotland’s referendum with 54 per cent of the vote, although Yes campaigners dismissed the poll and said they believed that the massive turnout would swing it in favour of independence.

YouGov based its prediction on the responses of 1,828...

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