Daily Political Newspaper Summary: 19 September 2014
All newspaper references refer to Scottish editions. Where there is a link to a newspaper’s website, the relevant page reference is highlighted and underlined. In addition to the newspaper stories outlined below, further news coverage can be found online at BBC News Scotland, STV News and Sky News.
Scotland votes: A 55% no and 45% yes vote keeps Scotland as part of the UK, with a record breaking turnout of over 80% and the onlin versions of the papers have extensive coverage of the result. (Scotsman, Herald, Sun, Times, Daily Mail, FT, Telegraph, Guardian, Express, Record, P&J, Courier)
Andy Murray: Police have warned that they are monitoring social media after the tennis star is abused online after declaring his support for an independent Scotland. (Herald page 3, Scotsman page 6, Express page 7, Sun page 6, Record page 6, Times page 7)
R&A allows votes to admit women: Ending a 260 year male only rule, the Royal and Ancient golf club changed this policy after a vote by members. (Scotsman page 9, Sun page 18, Times page 17, Telegraph page 9)