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Scottish referendum: Why people voted 'Yes' or 'No'

More than three and a half million Scots voted in Thursday's referendum. The turnout was the highest for any UK election since 1951.

The vote against independence was larger in the more rural parts of Scotland, and among older voters.

For cities that voted "Yes", such as Glasgow and Dundee, the dream that had seemed so close has evaporated.

Special correspondent Allan Little has been analysing what tipped the balance for voters against independence, in favour of a United Kingdom.

  • 19 Sep 2014
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