A pipe band entertains the crowds as they prepare to welcome the Princess Royal to Dumfries.
Princess Anne is visiting the town to unveil a sculpture of Scotland's national poet Robert Burns.
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The Scottish independence referendum was threatening to turn into a huge boost for separatist movements in many countries in Europe.
The full Scottish referendum results from 32 counting stations across Scotland.
ITV Border Political Editor Peter MacMahon says we've just seen a emotional former SNP MSP appearing to concede that the Yes side has lost.