How complacency almost lost a united kingdom

Westminster unconcerned until early September poll sparked panic

Tension rises in Glasgow stand-off

Union flag-waving crowd seeks to provoke independence activists

Salmond quits as vote shifts status quo

Despite failing to gain independence, referendum will change how UK is ruled

Queen Elizabeth greet Alex Salmond, who led the Yes campaign
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Queen calls for reconciliation

Monarch pledges support in healing divisions

Ellen Forson of the Yes campaign at their headquarters in Alloa, Scotland. To go with Mathew Engel copy.
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Chill of reality sets in for ‘Yes Clacks’

Clackmannanshire had hoped to blaze a breakaway trail

City relieved but wary of unresolved issues

Threat abates of mass exodus of financial institutions after Scots’ vote

David Cameron’s fightback begins

British PM’s promise of more powers for the English angers Labour

Dublin relieved by Scottish No vote

Break-up of union could have destabilised Northern Ireland

Swing voters hold key to winning formula

Leading pollster explains importance of studying the facts

The way back for Labour in Scotland

The party needs a crusade to organise all of the referendum’s energy, writes John McTernan

Cameron promises more devolution for UK

Whisky producers voice devolution worries

Scotch industry happy with result but fear higher taxes

Jubilation for No campaigners

Better Together supporters cheer, dance and cry with happiness

No vote to boost Scottish property deals

Buyers held off on completions until the future became clear

Britain’s allies applaud Scottish result

Relief at avoiding international consequences of a break-up of UK

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