17 September 2014 Last updated at 22:13 ET

Scottish independence: Decision day

People in Scotland will vote later on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation.

A polling station in Coulags, Scotland, 2011How to vote in the Scottish referendum

The future of Scotland will be decided in the referendum on independence on 18 September. Here's a brief guide on how to make sure your vote is counted.

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A 65-year-old man is seriously ill in hospital after being repeatedly stabbed inside his home in Bathgate, West Lothian.

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