THOUSANDS of Yes campaigners have gathered outside the Scottish Parliament demanding a referendum revote.

Simultaneous rallies were held at Holyrood and in George Square in Glasgow, with around 1,500 pro-independence campaigners gathered to call for a rerun of the referendum vote amid claims that ballot papers may have been miscounted.

A petition calling for a "revote of the Scottish Referendum, counted by impartial international parties" has been signed by more than 93,000 people on change.org.

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Chief counting officer Mary Pitcaithly has already said all the counts "were properly conducted and scrutinised".

The Crown Office is investigating alleged secrecy breaches around postal votes, after Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said the No campaign had been "incredibly encouraged" by a sample opening of postal ballots - which are supposed to be confidential.