BBC News 19 September 2014 Last updated at 16:48

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Salmond to quit as first minister

Alex Salmond is to step down as first minister of Scotland after voters decisively rejected independence.

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Video, audio and text coverage as Scotland votes against independence and SNP leader Alex Salmond quits his post.

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PM David Cameron says it is time for millions of voices in England, Wales and Northern Ireland to be heard after Scotland votes to stay in the UK.

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Scotland Decides: SCOTLAND VOTES NO

  1. No 2,001,926
  2. Yes 1,617,989
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BBC iPlayer
  • Panorama: Scotland's DecisionPanorama Watch

    Allan Little explores the transformation of the question of Scottish independence.

  • Newsnight: 17/09/2014Newsnight Watch

    Emily Maitlis is live in Glasgow on the eve of the Scottish independence referendum.

  • The Andrew Marr Show: 14/09/2014The Andrew Marr Show Watch

    Andrew Marr is joined live from Edinburgh by Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling.

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