Pressure for another independence referendum may become “unstoppable” if the UK votes to leave the EU, Nicola Sturgeon claimed yesterday.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has warned the UK Government that its response to calls for more Holyrood powers would be “crucial” to the future of the union.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s claim that the general election was not about securing a second independence referendum has been undermined by one of her Highland candidates.
Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has claimed the spectre of the independence referendum is well and truly hanging over the general election campaign.
A group of north-east councillors have been cleared of breaching their own code of conduct, after voting to send a controversial letter to thousands of people, just months before last year's Scottish Independence Referendum.
Aberdeen City Council's chief executive last night performed a U-turn after a chaotic day in which she tried to block the Standards Commission from holding a conduct hearing on local authority property.
The top legal official at Aberdeen City Council warned members they would be breaking the law by sending out pro-Union letters before the independence referendum.
Former SNP leader Gordon Wilson has claimed the party must put independence on the "back shelf" to concentrate on winning as many Westminster seats as possible.
Conflict resolution mediators are taking to the internet to try and heal some of the rifts caused by the independence referendum.
A Highland MSP has urged conspiracy theorists who believe the independence referendum vote was rigged to accept the result and move on.
A Highland MSP has accused the SNP of trying to give the public a doze of "referendumitis".
Alex Salmond and his deputy Nicola Sturgeon did not attend a special church service in Edinburgh yesterday which was aimed at healing divisions created by the independence referendum.
North-east politicians and No campaigners have said the rejection of Independence was no surprise - because voters acted to protect their economy.
Nicola Sturgeon is the front-runner to become the next first minister, according to bookies.
Politicians from the three main pro-Union parties said they were delighted with the No win in the north-east.
Record numbers of Scottish voters turned out yesterday to vote in the independence referendum, with the Better Together campaign winning 27 of the 32 available council areas.
People in Argyll and Bute said a resounding No to independence - by a majority of more than 10,000 votes.
A gambler who bet a world record political bet of £900,000 on a No vote is set to collect more than £1 million after his wager was a success.
On a disappointing night for the independence campaign Alex Salmond has broken a six hour silence on Twitter to congratulate Glasgow and thank the people of Scotland.
Nine people so far have voted for both Yes and No in the Independence Referendum. Seven people in Clackmannanshire were revealed to have put a cross in both boxes on the ballot paper. Another two people made the same error in Orkney. As a result, these votes were deemed to be invalid and weren’t counted.
The eyes of the world have been on Scotland tonight - and more exactly the eyes of the world have been on the Press and Journal website.
Politicians from across Aberdeen have praised the “incredible” number of people who turned out for the historic independence vote – 81.7 per cent of the city’s population.
Hundreds of people have gathered at Glasgow's George Square, and temporarily re-named it Independence Square, in a bid to show their support for the Yes campaign.
A lorry driver is understood to be trapped in his vehicle after it overturned.
As soon as the counting started, across the country Twitter was awash with speculation of a final result and thanks from both sides to their campaigners.
The president of polling company YouGov has said he is 99% certain the vote will come back a No.
Scottish voters have said no to independence and will remain in a union with England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Scotland has been gripped by the independence referendum today and that has been reflected in the online world with #indyref dominating Twitter.
Seven statues in Aberdeen have been cordoned off in case of "highly spirited" street celebrations once the result has been declared.
The referendum will be the “most exciting day in Scottish democracy”, Alex Salmond declared as he called on voters to “seize the opportunity” and back independence.