Alasdair Gray, the leading Scottish artist and writer, and a long term supporter of Scottish independence, described the referendum result as a "great pity".
THE SNP is seeking a leader for the first time in a decade following Mr Salmond's resignation.
The former chairman of the Commonwealth organising committee will present his recommendations to David Cameron on devolving more powers to Scotland on St Andrew's Day.
The United Kingdom as we know it is dead, Wales's First Minister Carwyn Jones has said.
When the turn-out is huge and the margin is clear, there can be no arguments.There need be no argument now. Scotland has said No to independence.