September 19, 2014 9:49 am
Updated: September 19, 2014 10:43 am

IN PHOTOS: Tears, cheers as Scotland votes ‘no’ to referendum

A lone YES campaign supporter walks down a street in Edinburgh after the result of the Scottish independence referendum, Scotland, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.

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The results are in—and Scotland will not be going it alone.

The vote on Thursday – 55 per cent against independence to 45 per cent in favour – saw an unprecedented turnout of just under 85 per cent.

READ MORE: Scotland referendum – Independence rejected

As final results of the vote were announced,  both “yes” campaigners and “no” supporters were quick to react to the news.

Supporters at a ‘Yes’ rally in George Square react on September 19, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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A lone YES campaign supporter stands in an alleyway in Edinburgh after the result of the Scottish independence referendum, Scotland, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.

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NO supporters for the Scottish independence referendum celebrate a result at a No campaign event at a hotel in Glasgow, Scotland, early Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.

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Dejected YES vote campaigners make their way home along the Royal Mile after the people of Scotland voted no to independence on September 19, 2014 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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‘Better Together’ supporters celebrate the result of the Scottish referendum on independence at the count centre for the Scottish referendum at Ingleston Hall on September 19, 2014 in Edinburgh, Scotland.  (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

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Disappointed YES voters and campaigners reacting to Scotland’s decision to stay in the union at George Square in Glasgow Scottish Independence Referendum on Sept. 19, 2014.

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‘Better Together’ supporters react to count results at the Ingleston Hall on September 19, 2014 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Disappointed 'YES' voters and campaigners in George Square in Glasgow, Scotland on Sept. 19, 2014.

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