Glasgow bucks Scottish trend, votes for independence

Glasgow bucks Scottish trend, votes for independence

EDINBURGH - Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, voted for independence from the United Kingdom, but only by a narrow margin, its counting officer said.

The vote was split 53 per cent in favour of independence, 47 per cent against, not enough to buck the trend of results in other parts of the country.

"It certainly isn't good enough given results elsewhere," John Curtice, a professor at Strathclyde University and a leading authority on polling, told BBC Television.

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