Thousands march for UK as Scotland vote nears

Scotland marchThousands of members of the Protestant Orange order marched through Edinburgh on Saturday in a show of strength against Scottish independence, as campaigning ahead of the referendum entered its final weekend. We are here to galvanise the ‘No’ vote,” Henry Dunbar, Grand Master of the order’s Grand Lodge of Scotland, told a rally in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle. Across Scotland, campaigners from both sides were pounding the streets at the end of a week that saw pro-unionists forced to raise their game following an opinion poll that put the pro-independence camp ahead for the first time.

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