The United Kingdom

‘Better together’

Print edition : October 17, 2014

A pro-independence "yes" campaign poster lies discarded in George Square in Glasgow on September 19, the day after the referendum. Photo: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Pro-union campaigners celebrate their victory at George Square in Glasgow on September 19. Photo: CATHAL MCNAUGHTON/REUTERS

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron. Photo: DYLAN MARTINEZ/REUTERS

No campaign leader Alistair Darling of the Labour Party. Photo: LEON NEAL/AFP

Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown. Photo: Garry F. McHarg/AP

Opposition and Labour Party leader Ed Miliband. Photo: PAUL ELLIS/AFP

Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond (right) and Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon during a visit to Edinburgh on the Yes campaign trail. Photo: LESLEY MARTIN/AFP

Scotland has chosen to remain with the United Kingdom despite a vigorous campaign for self-determination and self-rule by the Yes campaign whose promise of social and economic transformation endeared it to poor voters but alienated it from the Scottish elite.
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