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Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson is to talk to his Welsh counterpart Carwyn Jones later on the implications of the 'No' vote in the Scottish referendum.
Scotland's vote has opened explosive questions for UK's future
Scotland votes to stay in the United Kingdom and First Minister Alex Salmond accepts defeat but calls for pledge of more devolved powers to be honoured.
PM David Cameron says it is time for millions of voices in England, Wales and Northern Ireland to be heard after Scotland votes to stay in the UK.
An at-a-glance guide to the Scottish independence referendum results night.
The full text of Prime Minister David Cameron's statement after the Scottish referendum on independence on 18 September 2014.
Alistair Darling, leader of the Better Together campaign, says Scotland's rejection of independence from the United Kingdom is ''a momentous result''.
How the #indyref played out on social media.
As Scotland votes to reject independence, speculation mounts as to what impact the result will have on future devolution in Wales.
As Scotland votes ''no'' to independence, Prime Minister David Cameron says it is ''time for our United Kingdom to come together and move forward''.
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond has thanked those who voted for independence but accepted that "Scotland has decided No at this stage".
Nicola Sturgeon says she is "deeply disappointed" by the result of the independence referendum after the BBC forecast a No vote.
Police investigate allegations of 10 cases of suspected electoral fraud at various polling stations around Glasgow.
The first result in the Scottish independence referendum is announced, with most people voting "No" in Clackmannanshire by 54% to 46%.
Councils in England are calling for an urgent meeting of a constitutional convention to consider the wider impact of the Scottish referendum.
Liberal Democrat MP Mike Hancock, who had faced allegations he sexually assaulted a constituent, resigns from the party.
Polls close and counting is under way in the referendum to decide whether Scotland should stay in the UK or become an independent country.
Scotland has decided, but what will actually happen?
Thousands of people across the globe tweet messages of support and encouragement as Scotland awaits the referendum decision.