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Alex Salmond announces his resignation as Scotland's first minister and SNP leader after failing to achieve a yes vote in the independence referendum.

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Alex Salmond stands down - watch live

Alex Salmond announces he is to stand down as SNP leader and Scotland's first minister, one day after the Scottish people voted against independence.

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Read more from Krishnan Guru-Murthy on Gurublog Scotland vote gives Labour a huge constitutional headache

The Conservative party now firmly believes Scots MPs should not vote on English laws - which could make it much harder for Labour to form a future government.

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Read more from Jon on Snowblog The unmentionable House of Lords: key to a federal Britain?

Constitutional reform proposals are flooding out of No. 10 (without much consultation it seems) in the wake of the Scottish referendum. So is now the time for much needed House of Lords reform?

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by Edinburgh: capital of the new nationalism

Separatists from across Europe took over the centre of Edinburgh as Scots went to the polls. The referendum has become a model for pro-independence activists.

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Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog David Cameron's English offer

David Cameron risks jeopardising a Scottish devolution project which he promised as recently as last week in a desperate bid to turn round a referendum here that was slipping away from him.

post 19 September 2014
Read more on Michael's blog A year of extraordinary votes

Alex Salmond and Nigel Farage have seized the chance. Both are charismatic, cheeky-chappy personalities and outsider politicians who've brilliantly exploited public disgust with old politics.

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Krishnan Guru-Murthy by William Hague: our constitution is unbalanced

Commons leader William Hague tells Channel 4 News the constitution needs to be rebalanced to give English votes to English MPs.

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Alex Salmond to resign after referendum defeat

Alex Salmond announces his resignation as Scotland's first minister and SNP leader after failing to achieve a yes vote in the independence referendum.

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#indyref: Scotland votes no in historic referendum

Scotland votes no in a historic independence referendum - by a margin of 55 per cent to 45 per cent - meaning the union will stay together.

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Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog #indyref: Cameron - 'It's time for the English to be heard'

David Cameron in a statement at No. 10 promised to honour the pledges made to the Scottish people at the last moment in the referendum campaign. But he also said the millions in England must now be h

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#indyref: the winners and losers

Some came and conquered, others stumbled and crumbled while the union stayed intact. Channel 4 News picks three winners and three losers. Who are yours?

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Is the UK stronger with Scotland? - video

As Scotland votes to stay in the union, one British woman tells Channel 4 News that "we are stronger together," while a British man believes "we need to reunite as one to have power."

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Read more from Jon on Snowblog Scotland's message to Westminster

The referendum campaign has been an intoxicating democratic exercise in democracy. It represented something of a revolt against the Westminster elite.

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Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Ten conclusions from the #indyref

There's enough results in to say a victory for no looks highly likely, so here are some initial thoughts...

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Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog #indyref: it looks like a no

Early indications are a no win is emerging from the mists. When even the Western Isles is voting no, a bastion of nationalist support, it suggests this isn't happening for the independence supporters.

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#indyref: the live results

The polls have closed and the votes are being counted. Should Scotland be an independent country? That was the question for the Scottish people: tonight, overnight, we will find out the answer.

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Family 'disgusted' over ambulance queue death - video

Heartbroken relatives of a grandmother who died while waiting in a queue of ambulances outside a hospital tell Channel 4 News that they were "disgusted" by the way she was treated.

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Read more from Jonathan Rugman his blog Does new IS video offer some sort of grim good news?

The latest Islamic State film, of Briton John Cantlie, does not show his last moments. Is this a major change in the jihadist group's tactics?

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Abuse survivor: NFL handled situation terribly - video

Domestic abuse survivor Bev Gooden tells Channel 4 News that the NFL have "handled the situation terribly", after a player was captured on video punching his wife.

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"Embarrassed, let down, heartbroken": Jordan Lindsey and Greg Walker, 17, aren’t too happy with how Scotland voted.

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The morning after the night before - Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson in Glasgow.

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Liam Forrester, 17, who appeared on Channel 4 News last week reacts to the result. #indyref

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A single Ardmore dampening the disappointment of the expected result says Bruce. #indyref