The United Kingdom is saved! Scotland votes NO to Independence

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The votes are in: The Scots voted NO to independence from the UK. The “No” side won with 2,001,926 votes over 1,617,989 for “Yes”. But changes will happen in the UK after this, with further devolution for Scotland and the possibility of an English parliament in the future.

Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond called for unity and for the unionist parties to deliver on more powers as promised. Prime Minister David Cameron said the commitments on extra powers would be honoured.

The BBC reports the following:

 

Flick through the album for some of the highlights of the night… let’s hope the United Kingdom can move forward and offer people in Scotland, England and Wales more powers to control their individual needs.

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Blimey! is your daily dose of British news and features for anglophiles everywhere! This article was carefully written by Tim Holt, a British blogger, photographer and actor based back in the UK after many years of living in America. Forever torn between two magnificent slices of sod.
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