The man who sent the "Thatcher Dead" text message to Arthur Scargill described the moment he got the reply. Ken Capstick, the Treasurer of the Socialist Labour Party said Scargill was feeling "fine".
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The referendum story is rapidly heading south. Scottish voters were promised more power - now English and Welsh voters ask "what about us?"
The Scottish independence referendum was threatening to turn into a huge boost for separatist movements in many countries in Europe.
A sigh of relief across Westminster and a crushing sense of disappointment for 45% of Scotland, but Yes campaign could not have done more.