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An oil rig in the North Sea

The Scottish government should be offered the revenues from North Sea oil

This long-festering perceived injustice has to be addressed

Into the blue: Alex Salmond resigned as First Minister and SNP leader in Edinburgh on Friday

Scottish referendum gives hope for the dawn of a new, cleaner politics

A former supporter of Scottish independence finds it hard to lament the dissolution of the Court of King Alex

Some believe that David Cameron is to blame for allowing Alex Salmond a referendum

Scottish referendum: So how about the English now being given a chance to split from England?

Leaving Britain would mean no longer being ruled by a government that blames the poor for swiping all the wealth

Let the battle for devolution commence

Scottish referendum: The Yes vote was the love that dared speak its name, but it was not to be

On the streets of Stirling, it was as if independence had already been won

Members of the media listen to British Prime Minister David Cameron’s speech on the Scottish referendum

Forget devolution, the only thing that matters in Westminster is the next General Election

It is in the Conservatives’ interests to stop Scottish MPs voting on English matters

Labour leader Ed Miliband with Liverpool City Council leader Joe Anderson, raising a Saltire on Liverpool waterfront on Tuesday

Scottish referendum: How did Labour manage to end up on the losing side?

The English genie is out of the bottle and Labour can’t put it back

David Cameron and Ed Miliband attend the Queen's Speech on 4 June 2014

Scottish referendum: It's hard for us Labour supporters to admit, but Cameron did good here

For bonus points, the Prime Minister can now wield the West Lothian question to the advantage of the Tory party

Ballots arrive to be counted at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre during the Scottish referendum in Aberdeen

Scottish referendum: The pain that was inflicted on family and friends by David Cameron’s narrow politics

This should never have been reduced to a facile division between England and Scotland

Young voters leave a polling station in Charlotte Square, Edinburgh

Scottish referendum results: The independence question is resolved for a generation at least

Our campaign succeeded because we offered what most Scots actually want

Labour Party leader Ed Miliband addresses the public and media as he walks in Edinburgh

Scottish referendum results: Now let’s give all 16-year-olds the vote

This is the time to redraft the map of English politics

An independent Scotland might find itself unable to guarantee the deposits of savers in the event of another financial crisis, the Treasury has warned

Scottish referendum: this will give Scotland’s economy an immediate bounce

The publicity the vote has generated will help boost business

Scottish referendum results: A change is gonna come – it’s GOT to come

If it doesn’t, then politics could turn very nasty indeed

Prime Minister David Cameron speaks during a visit to Scottish Widows offices in Edinburgh, where he made an impassioned plea to keep Scotland part of the union, saying he would be

Scottish referendum results: David Cameron did the right thing, so why does Scotland’s vote feel like a defeat?

The Prime Minister ought to emerge from the referendum with his reputation strengthened, but it will not work out like that

Ryan Randall plays the bagpipes outside a polling station in Edinburgh, Scotland

Scottish independence: What would have happened if Scotland voted Yes? I've got a rough idea

A light-hearted look at what the next ten years might hold for the un-United Kingdom

Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown with No campaigners outside the polling station at North Queensferry Community Centre as polls open

I'm incensed that I cannot vote in the referendum as a Scot living in London

I could live in France and vote in the British general election...

Scottish independence: Nationalism is a dangerous political philosophy. I am Scottish and I am British.

This is how war starts: a charismatic leader convinces a group of people that their economic hardship is caused by another group

With a record turnout forecast, Thursday's poll will be unlike any election Scotland, or anywhere else in the UK, has experienced

Scottish independence: There's been as much hatred as hope. But this is democracy at its best

If Scotland votes yes, it would be one of the UK's greatest shows of political engagement

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