Scotland votes against independence in referendum, BBC projects

Scotland rejected independence in a referendum, with the campaign to keep the country in the U.K. prevailing by a wider margin than predicted in the most recent polls, according to BBC projections.

19th September, 2014
With 26 of Scotland's 32 local authorities declared, the Better Together campaign had won 54 per cent of the vote

Scotland rejected independence in a referendum, with the campaign to keep the country in the U.K. prevailing by a wider margin than predicted in the most recent polls, according to BBC projections.

With 26 of Scotland’s 32 local authorities declared, the Better Together camp backed by Prime Minister David Cameron and the main U.K. parties had garnered 54 per cent of the vote, while the “yes” campaign led by Scottish National Party leader Alex...

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