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  • NATO glad Britain to remain united after Scots vote

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen welcomed David Cameron's statement on Friday that Britain will remain a united country following Scotland's referendum rejecting independence. "The United Kingdom is a founding member of...
  • Scotland Votes to Stay in United Kingdom

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom after Thursday's referendum on independence, the BBC reported. The votes to stay in the U.K. totaled 2,001,926, while 1,617,989 Scots voted for independence. The vote equates...
  • Yes or no? Results trickle in from Scotland's independence referendum

    Yes or no? Results trickle in from Scotland's independence referendum
    Results were trickling in early Friday in Scotland’s independence referendum, a poll that will decide the future of the 300-year-old union with Britain. Nine of Scotland’s 32 local authorities reported “no” votes, some by a...
  • British PM Cameron says Scottish independence issue settled 'for a generation'

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said the issue of Scottish independence had been settled "for a generation" on Friday but pledged a swift constitutional shake-up after what he called "a clear vote" by Scots to stay part of the...
  • EU chief Barroso hails Scots result, welcomes EU commitment

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso hailed Scotland's rejection of independence as positive for Europe and noted the strength of commitment shown by Scots during the campaign to membership of the EU. "I welcome the...
  • British markets breathe sigh of relief as Scots vote 'No'

    LONDON (Reuters) - British stocks were set to open higher on Friday while previously inflated bets on high volatility in the currency market over the next week fell away as the "No" camp looked set for victory in Scotland's independence referendum. The...
  • Britain's Deputy PM pledges wider UK reform after Scottish 'No' vote

    LONDON (Reuters) - Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg on Friday said he wanted the coalition government to deliver new powers to Scotland, saying Scots' rejection of independence was a signal for wider constitutional reform across all of Britain. "I'm...
  • Salmond concedes defeat, demands more Scottish powers fast

    EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scottish nationalist leader Alex Salmond conceded defeat on Friday over his bid to win independence and demanded the British government rapidly meet its promise of more powers for Edinburgh. "Scotland has by a majority decided not...
  • UK PM Cameron says Scots nationalists to join devolution talks

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday the Scottish National Party (SNP) would join talks on transfering further powers to Scotland after voters rejected independence. "I've just spoken to (SNP leader) Alex Salmond,...
  • Rural 'no' votes appear to doom dream of Scottish independence

    EDINBURGH, Scotland The United Kingdom appeared early Friday to have survived the threat of being ripped apart, as early vote returns showed Scottish voters rejecting independence even in areas thought likely to endorse it. The first returns from...
  • Sterling hits two-year high versus euro as Scotland votes

    LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling rose on Thursday, hitting a two-year peak against the euro and a near two-week high against the dollar on growing expectations that Scotland will vote to stay within the United Kingdom. Thursday's vote on whether Scotland will...