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Nick Miller It was a battle of the barnstormers overnight, as the heavyweights of the Yes and No campaigns pulled out all the rhetorical stops for the final bout of the Scotland independence referendum.
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Heath Gilmore How did things get to this point? Who's winning? All your questions about Scottish independence answered.
Nick Miller It was a battle of the barnstormers overnight, as heavyweights of the Yes and No campaigns pulled out all the rhetorical stops for the final sprint of the Scotland independence referendum.
Thomas Penny Yes or no? Those who speak Gaelic will know first, before the result is translated into English.