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Scotland Set to Reject Independence

Scotland has voted against independence in a historic referendum, the BBC forecast on Friday after preliminary results showed 54.3 percent voting “No” and 45.7 percent voting “Yes”. “The BBC forecasts that Scotland has voted against becoming an independent country,” read a statement on its website. Scotland’s First Deputy Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon admitted on Friday that her party’s campaign for independence had likely been defeated. “It looks at though we might not get the Yes vote that I was hoping for,” Nicola Sturgeon told the Continue reading →