Edinburgh (AFP) - Votes cast for and against Scotland's independence in a historic referendum were running virtually neck and neck, early results showed on Friday as the count continued, but leading "No" campaigners suggested that victory was in sight.
The polls are open in Scotland, and voters are casting their ballots in the referendum on Scottish Independence from the United Kingdom. The 4.2 million registered voters will face a simple question, “Should Scotland be an independent country?” They will be able to answer with yes or no. Voting is open from 7am to 10pm, and the results will be revealed Friday morning, around 1am Eastern Time.
Today, Scotland is voting in a referendum to decide if they will stay a part of the United Kingdom or secede and become their own nation again. There's a lot that could change if Scotland decides to leave the UK, everything from flags to banks to politics are at risk, but let's focus on what is really important: scotch. A brief history of scotch
Voters in Scotland are deciding whether to seek independence from the U.K. in a ballot that may spell the end of a three-century-old union that once dominated the world from America to Australia and trigger a new era of self-determination across Europe. Polling stations opened at 7 a.m. local time in schools, church halls, libraries and community centers across Scotland for the country's 4.3 ...
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment — and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath — after voters turned out in huge numbers for an independence referendum that could end Scotland's 307-year union with England.
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) -- Excitement vied with apprehension as Scottish voters went to the polls Thursday in a referendum on independence, deciding whether to dissolve a 307-year union with England that brought prosperity but has increasingly felt stifling to many Scots. As the polls closed and the vote counting began, there was a quiet thrill of history in the making on the fog-shrouded ...
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The people of Scotland are deciding Thursday whether to end a partnership with the rest of the United Kingdom that has lasted more than 300 years. Here is a guide to Scotland as the historic vote nears.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The people of Scotland will decide on Thursday whether to end a partnership with the rest of the United Kingdom that has lasted more than 300 years. Here is a guide to Scotland as the historic vote nears.
As Scotland decides if it will be an independent country or not, it will have to take into account just how much oil is left under the North Sea – and how much revenue it might generate. A new report from a Scottish consultancy is skeptical of just how much oil an independent Scotland would have.