Scotland voted against independence.
Scottish politics is almost unrecognisable from that day five years ago, with calls for a second poll among recent developments.
Independence supporters ahead of the poll. Yes Activist Elaine C Smith at a count. Anti-independence protesters at Holyrood. Then Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at the Glasgow count - where it was announced Scotland's largest city had voted Yes. Independence celebrations were put on hold as it emerged the No campaign was set to be successful. Delighted unionist activists as more counts were announced in their favour. Emotional activists reacted as news came in across the country. Labour campaigners were delighted at the result, but have since suffered losses in the years following the vote David Cameron was criticised for using his post-referendum speech to talk up English votes for English Laws. A distraught Alex Salmond announced his resignation as First Minister the day after the vote. A No activist celebrates outside Bute House as Alex Salmond announces his resignation. Yes supporters gathered on the morning of September 19. Ugly scenes were recorded in George Square as pro-unionist protesters took to the streets of Glasgow.