Watch: Alistair Darling's speech following Better Together's Scottish referendum victory
By Anoosh Chakelian - 19 September 13:06

The Better Together leader gave a speech following Scotland's No vote.

Watch: Alex Salmond's speech following his Scottish referendum defeat
By Anoosh Chakelian - 19 September 12:57

The First Minister gave a speech reacting to Scotland rejecting independence.

Our present constitutional settlement is not merely unacceptable; it is broken.
After Scotland, something fundamental has to change - and will change
By Jason Cowley - 19 September 8:25

Our present constitutional settlement is not merely unacceptable; it is broken.

Having opposed "two classes of MPs", Miliband faces a huge political dilemma.
Cameron promises English votes for English laws - what does Labour do now?
By George Eaton - 19 September 8:00

Having opposed "two classes of MPs", Miliband faces a huge political dilemma. 

The First Minister says Scotland has chosen not to become an independent country "at this stage".
Salmond hints at second independence referendum in concession speech
By George Eaton - 19 September 6:49

The First Minister says Scotland has chosen not to become an independent country "at this stage". 

Scotland has voted against independence. Photo: Getty
Scotland has voted No to independence: what now for the key players?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 19 September 6:12

Scotland has opted to remain in the Union. What happens next?

The No side is on course for a double-digit win.
Scotland has rejected independence
By George Eaton - 19 September 5:29

The No side is on course for a double-digit win. 

If it's a No, what will David Cameron say in his speech tomorrow morning?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 19 September 2:49

The Prime Minister is set to speak first thing tomorrow morning. Following a No vote, he will have to address the English Question.

Pressed for an answer: Friday's Scottish referendum front pages
By Media Mole - 19 September 0:22

Here are the newspaper's front pages.

Full coverage of the 32 local counts that will determine the outcome.
Scottish referendum: the results as they come in
By George Eaton - 18 September 22:00

Full coverage of the 32 local counts that will determine the outcome. 

The centre-right was defeated after failed privatisations, but a weak centre-left fell short of a majority.
Sweden's election has uncomfortable lessons for Cameron and Miliband
By George Eaton - 18 September 14:31

The centre-right was defeated after failed privatisations, but a weak centre-left fell short of a majority. 

What time will we know the result of the Scottish independence referendum?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 18 September 14:19

How early should we wake up on Friday 19 September to find out what's happened? Or will we just be awoken by Westminster politicians howling in the streets?

What would the future hold for Scottish higher education in an independent Scotland?
By Fiona Rutherford - 18 September 12:43

STEM academics are planning to vote No in today's referendum over concerns that they will lose a significant amount of UK-wide research funding.

Polling Scotland's poor: surveys still don't reach all parts of the population
By Kirsteen Shields - 18 September 12:35

Despite efforts to improve polling methods, survey polls still do not reach many parts of the population: the poor who have been passed over could be the key to a Yes win.

Will the "missing million" vote Yes or No in the Scottish referendum?
By Maya Oppenheim - 18 September 11:53

With 97 per cent of the Scottish population registered to vote, a record turnout could swing the pendulum in favour of the Yes or No camp.

After the referendum, will it then be time to answer the English Question?
By Michael Kenny - 18 September 11:53

English-wide interests and identities need to be reflected and expressed in a reconstituted UK.

“Should Scotland be an independent country?” Referendum voting is under way
By Anoosh Chakelian - 18 September 8:53

The polls open for the Scottish independence referendum today. 

What happens if Scotland votes Yes? The Andy Murray Question and other unknowns
By New Statesman - 18 September 8:10

We've heard a lot about the implications for the currency and the EU, but what would a Yes vote mean for culture, sport, elections and international treaties?

The belief that waves of proletarian Scots will carry the nationalists to victory seems far-fetched.
Scottish Yes and the myth of the masses
By Jason Cowley - 18 September 0:29

The belief that waves of proletarian Scots will carry the nationalists to victory seems far-fetched. 

Scottish First Minister could make way for his deputy Nicola Sturgeon if independence is rejected.
Salmond "could step down by November" if Scotland votes No
By George Eaton - 17 September 18:17

Scottish First Minister could make way for his deputy Nicola Sturgeon if independence is rejected. 

If Scotland votes Yes, will it lose its multimillionaires?
By Aoife Moriarty - 17 September 17:13

We all know what David Beckham, Simon Cowell and JK Rowling think about independence, but how the country’s own rich could react remains to be seen.

"Silent no more": Watch Gordon Brown's patriotic and passionate Scotland speech
By Anoosh Chakelian - 17 September 16:53

The former Labour PM's speech was very well-received this afternoon. Watch and read it here.

The onslaught against the Yes side by big business and the Treasury has not had the success many expected.
The Scottish referendum campaign shows Labour shouldn't fear establishment attacks
By George Eaton - 17 September 15:23

The onslaught against the Yes side by big business and the Treasury has not had the success many expected. 

Who are the "Shy No" voters, and what do they mean for the Scottish referendum?
By Ben Page - 17 September 14:44

A look at the polling on the eve of the Scottish referendum, and how so-called silent Nos could affect the result.

Break down bureaucratic barriers to dealing with domestic violence
By Reema Patel - 17 September 14:17

Housing allocations policy needs to recognise, and be flexible enough to accommodate, the difficult circumstances surrounding domestic violence.

Inheriting Scotland: how Scottish teenagers could save the Union
By Danny Bartlett - 17 September 12:40

Alex Salmond's lowering of the voting age to 16 for the Scottish referendum may have backfired on the Yes campaign.

Lessons for the Labour party from the Swedish Social Democrats' victory
By Patrick Diamond - 17 September 12:14

Centre-left parties elsewhere in Europe, particularly Britain, should heed the success of the Social Democrats in Sweden.

Protest against domestic violence. Photo: Getty.
By cutting funding for refuges, we are putting women’s lives at risk
By Maya Oppenheim - 17 September 11:52

Victims of domestic violence are being refused places at women's refuges across the country.

Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling give their final pitches before the Scottish referendum
By Anoosh Chakelian - 17 September 8:54

Tomorrow is the Scottish independence referendum. The Better Together leader and Scotland’s First Minister are making their last pleas.

Scotland would sell itself short by opting for the banality of independence
By David Clark - 17 September 7:53

Scotland, an outward-looking nation with strong internationalist instincts and a clear sense of its moral purpose in the world, can do better than separation.

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