The Prime Minister David Cameron has signed a deal with Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond, giving Holyrood power to hold an historic referendum on independence.
The agreement paves the way for a vote in 2014 on whether Scotland should leave the UK.
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Kerrie brings you Saturday night's weather forecast for Cumbria and the South of Scotland
Gusty winds with sunshine and showers. A cooler night ahead
A look ahead at the weekend forecast for the Border region.