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Scottish independence: Live Updates

edinburghnews.scotsman.com — Join us for live updates on polling day as Scotland decides whether it should become an independence country or remain in the union. 10.30am: Both Gordon Brown and Better Together leader Alistair Darling have now voted. Brown in his North Queensferry constituency, and Darling in Edinburgh 10.25am: First Minister Alex Salmond has voted at Ritchie Hall polling station in Striche.
Sep 18, 2014

RT @alanyoung3000: Polling station in Craigmillar had a higher turnout by 9.30am than it did for the 2010 General Election #indyref bit.ly/1uLsA7Z

Sep 18, 2014

RT @edinburghpaper: SNP's Christine Grahame tells us "I'm feeling nausea, stomach churning and other bits churning as well" #indyref bit.ly/1uLsA7Z

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Video: Polling day, your stories

edinburghnews.scotsman.com — It was a day which will go down as one of the most important in Scottish history. The TV cameras were following the politicians but we asked you for your video clips of the day. You didn't disappoint. Here is how Edinburgh spent September 18.

Scotland Decides: Voters flock to the polls

edinburghnews.scotsman.com — Voters of all ages and political persuasions have flocked to polling stations across the Lothians today. The passion on both sides of the independence debate was made clear by the campaigners who gathered outside the venues to try to change people's minds at the eleventh hour.

Review: Blabbermouth

edinburghnews.scotsman.com — THE National Theatre of Scotland championed Scotland's contribution to the world through its written word yesterday with a twelve-hour celebration of spoken word, speech and song. Set within Assembly Hall on the Mound, the 19th century building and former home of the Scottish Parliament seemed an appropriate venue on the eve of such a historic decision for the people of Scotland.

Scottish independence: YouGov predicts No win

edinburghnews.scotsman.com — A YOUGOV poll published after polls closed has predicted No has won Scotland's referendum with 54% of the vote. YouGov based its prediction on the responses of 1,828 people after they voted today, together with those of 800 people who had already voted by post.
Sep 18, 2014

Final just-released poll shows needle moved in past day in favor of UK unity camp over the Scottish separatists: edinburghnews.scotsman.com/news/politics/…

Gina Davidson: Let’s maintain political fever

edinburghnews.scotsman.com — SO here it is. Merry referendum. Everybody's having fun . . . Well, at least I hope they are. And I hope after tomorrow morning's result, that no matter how disappointed some will be, that the fun continues. Scotland has never been so energised, so fervently political.

Scottish Independence voters led to poll by piper

edinburghnews.scotsman.com — Dozens of yes supporters have been led to the polling station by a fire blowing bagpiper. Ryan Randall, 30, who had come all the way from Las Vegas, led the march which set off at 11am this morning, and was joined by 'Yes' campaigner Derek Durkin, 58, who used a loudspeaker to encourage people to come out and join the march to Craigmillar Libary to cast their vote.

Scottish independence: 89.6% postal vote turnout

edinburghnews.scotsman.com — EDINBURGH council officials say 89.6 percent of postal voters have already cast their vote. The turnout was revealed with just hours to go until the polls open. There are a total of 377,413 people registered to take part in the city.
Sep 18, 2014

RT @MSmithsonPB: Wow. Edinburgh council says 89.6% of postal votes have been returned. That's massive. #indyref bit.ly/ZpOZMk

Sep 18, 2014

RT @MSmithsonPB: Wow. Edinburgh council says 89.6% of postal votes have been returned. That's massive. #indyref bit.ly/ZpOZMk

Sep 18, 2014

RT @MSmithsonPB: Wow. Edinburgh council says 89.6% of postal votes have been returned. That's massive. #indyref bit.ly/ZpOZMk

Sep 18, 2014

RT @MSmithsonPB: Wow. Edinburgh council says 89.6% of postal votes have been returned. That's massive. #indyref bit.ly/ZpOZMk

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