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Scotland says 'no', rejects independence bid

Scotland votes with clear majority to remain part of the United Kingdom.

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Ben Gourlay
Published Thu, Sep 18 2014 11:54 PM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

For the last few weeks, the United Kingdom has been hotly debating whether Scotland will vote to cede from the United Kingdom, with the world watching and huge ramifications for the worldwide economy. Today, as votes continue to be counted, it's become clear that the expected knife edge results have come down in favour of the status quo - Scotland has rejected the proposal.

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Many of the UK's celebrities have weighed in on the debate, with Scotland's most famous son; Sean Connery leading the charge for the 'yes' camp, alongside Alan Cumming, whilst Helena Bonham Carter, Steve Coogan, Simon Cowell, Dame Judi Dench, Michael Douglas, Richard Dawkins, David Gilmour, Stephen Hawking, Mick Jagger, Eddie Izzard, Paul McCartney, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Susan Boyle, Sting,Gerard Butler, JK Rowling and even Captain Picard himself - Patrick Stewart firmly in the 'no' camp.

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The once in a generation campaign for an independent Scotland, led by former BBC Scotland head Blair Jenkins has been years in the making.

Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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