Scottish referendum: Voters to reject independence - BBC Scotland will vote to stay in the United Kingdom after rejecting independence, the BBC has predicted.
With 26 out of the country's 32 council areas having declared after Thursday's vote, the "No" side has a 54% of the vote, with the "Yes" campaign on 46%. By 05:15 BST (06:15 GMT), the "No" campaign had more than 1,397,000 votes, with "Yes" on just over 1,176,000
A total of 1,852,828 votes is needed for victory. The vote is the culmination of a two-year campaign.
The BBC is predicting
on the basis of the result declared so far that the "No" side will win the referendum with 55% of the vote while "Yes" will secure 45%
of the vote.
This margin of victory is some three points greater than that anticipated by the final opinion polls.
Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, a supporter of independence, told the BBC the projected result was "a deep personal and political disappointment" but said "the country has been changed forever".
Ms Sturgeon said she would work with "anyone in any way" to secure more powers for Scotland. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-29270441
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