The blues ... A dejected ‘Yes’ supporter in Edinburgh makes his way home in the early hours after Scotland voted  (Photo:Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire)

Poll post mortems cast around for culprits

Britain’s prime minister David Cameron arrives to speak to the press outside number 10 Downing Street following the counting of votes in the Scottish referendum. He welcomed the “clear result”. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Cameron says Scotland deserves more self-control along with the rest of UK

Gordon Brown speaking to scoolchildren in Fife on Friday. The re-energised former prime minister played a key role in the final days of the No campaign. Photograph: Garry McHarg/Reuters

Distinguishing between politicians will be almost as difficult as reform

Dejected Yes supporters at the Royal Highland centre following their loss to the NO campaign during the Scottish referendum in Edinburgh. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

ANALYSIS: Onus on Cameron to now deliver the new powers that Scotland has been promised

Voters turn up to vote at Notre Dame primary school polling station in Glasgow. The people of Scotland are deciding the fate of their country in a referendum too close to call. A Yes vote would see the break-up of the United Kingdom, and Scotland would emerge as an independent country. Photograph: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Streets full of banter as Glaswegians tick Yes or No in independence poll

Scotland’s first minister Alex Salmond addresses supporters at a rally in Perth, Scotland on the final day of campaigning. Photograph: Getty Images

Salmond declares today ‘most exciting in democracy’; Brown warns of ‘economic trapdoor’

Labour Party leader Ed Miliband: jostled and called a traitor, a liar at an Edinburgh shopping centre. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Analysis: Better Together has allowed itself to be intimidated off the pitch

A boy plays football in  the Govan area of Glasgow. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Most deprived areas of city are referendum battlegrounds that Yes side targeted

A bakery employee places a ‘question mark’ cupcake between a Scottish Saltire cake and a Union cupcake at a bakery in Edinburgh yesterday. Photograph: EPA/Andy Rain

‘Scotsman’ poll puts the No side at 52 percentage points, while Yes is at 48 points

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