In Pictures

(L-R) TheDresden Cathedral, the Hausmann Tower and the Palace are reflected in a puddle of rainwater at the Theater Square in Dresden, Germany, 22 September 2014.

In this photo made available 22 September 2014 shows a rhino plays at Bao Son Paradise park in Hanoi, Vietnam, 16 April 2012. World Rhino Day this year is marked on 22 September, with the theme `Five Rhino Species Forever`.

A picture made available on 22 September 2014 shows Greenpeace activists who have chained themselves to railway tracks owned by energy company Vattenfall in Welzow, Germany, 16 September 2014.

Entrepreneur Simone Ballack (C), ex-wife of former German soccer player Michael Ballack, stands amidst the crowd in a festival tent during the Sixt Ladies` Wiesn at the 181st Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, 22 September 2014.

A boy crosses a street during a downpour brought by Typhoon Fung-Wong (Pheonix) in Taipei, Taiwan, 21 September 2014.

Jean-Marc Rusconi drives a MG PB Special from 1935, during the `Grand Prix Retro` race of oldtimer cars in Cossonay, Switzerland, 21 September 2014.

People take part in protest rally against abortion in Madrid, Spain, 21 September 2014.

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You Could Have Said 'Yes', Scotland, but It's 'Better Together'

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Now they're in for a bitter disappointment.

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Many houses with a Saltire and a Yes placard could be seen in Stirling, but support for secession in that council was at 40.23%, or below the average.

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Fashion also makes a point on voting day in the Scottish Independence referendum in Stirling, Scotland 18th September 2014, as many chose to wear traditional or not that traditional garments.

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He added the result had "reaffirmed all that we have in common and the bonds that tie us together... Let them never be broken."

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Others were even further from traditional...

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These two volunteers of the rival campaigns also display the clear division in society in the eve of the referendum, with the two campaigns obviously tied most of the time.

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Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond had promised Scotland would be better off alone if it chose to break away.

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The "Yes" camp showed huge enthusiasm, with dogs willing to take part as well.

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David Cameron is now facing a tough challenge, since he has promised to devolve powers to Scotland, but has also added Wales and Northern Ireland as well.

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Groups of cheering "yes" supporters could be seen across towns and cities of Scotland well ahead of the referendum.

An overview of how the latest events around the independence referendum held in Scotland unfolded.

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