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Scotland prepares for day of destiny

Scotland's decision day has arrived, with voters north of the border going to the polls today to determine if the country should remain part of the United Kingdom or not.

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UK could hold referendum on Scotland currency union

I have been told tonight that Tory and Labour leaders feel a currency union with independent Scotland would have to be put to the rest of the UK in a referendum.

Senior Conservative figures say they do not think the party or the country would accept it, therefore feel it is dead in the water as an idea.

Labour's leaders feel the same. They don't want to underwrite Scotland's financial system and they think English voters would agree.

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