Scots unswayed by independence calls

The day belonged to a quiet, unswayed swath of Scots who brought to the ballot box a conviction that the United Kingdom is better together.

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Anti-secession supporters clapped and cheered in Glasgow as results favoring Great Britan unity were announced.

Pro-union supporters celebrated in Glasgow.

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Pro-union supporters celebrated in Glasgow.

Pro-Union supporters held up the Great Britain flag as the polling results were announced at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh.

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Pro-Union supporters held up the Great Britain flag as the polling results were announced at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh.

Disappointed Yes campaign supporters gathered in George Square in Glasgow.

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Disappointed Yes campaign supporters gathered in George Square in Glasgow.

A dejected Yes vote campaigner cried outside the Scottish Parliament building.

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A dejected Yes vote campaigner cried outside the Scottish Parliament building.

Yes vote campaigners consoled themselves outside the Scottish Parliament building.

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Yes vote campaigners consoled themselves outside the Scottish Parliament building.

Anti-independence supporters reacted to vote results early Friday.

Scotland votes to remain part of UK

‘‘We have chosen unity over division,’’ Alistair Darling, head of the No campaign, said early Friday in Glasgow.

My Morning Cup

Boston College professor Tiziana Dearing

My Morning Cup features the coffee rituals that most of us have. Here, a professor at Boston College shares her coffee drinking habits.

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh (third from left) spoke with Galway Mayor Donal Lyons, as Tipperary Mayor Michael Fitzgerald looked on.

Walsh lands in Ireland, evoking JFK

The mayor touched down in Shannon early Friday, discussing his parents’ journey from that same airport to Boston.

Workers board up Erika Murray’s squalid home in Blackstone.

Neglected Blackstone children have long road to recovery

It can take years if it happens at all, experts on child development say, to reverse years of isolation and neglect.

Scott Brown (left) helped man the phone banks in Salem, N.H. earlier this week.

Brown closes in on Shaheen in N.H.

Scott Brown is catching up to Democrat Jeanne Shaheen in a race that has become increasingly nasty and expensive.

Adrian Walker

A soldier for the home front

Once an addict, James Patterson overcame drugs and homelessness to get back on his feet. Now he wants to help others do the same.

Co-owner Paul Delios says he intends to open a few new shops in the coming years. His sister Maria runs the kitchen.

Kane’s Donuts widening its horizons

Kane’s, the local institution with a national reputation, is expanding beyond its Saugus base.

Seventy percent of unenrolled voters have not yet decided on a candidate.

Capital poll

Coakley holds slim edge over Baker

The Globe poll suggests a race that could tilt in either direction based on the campaigns’ maneuvers in the coming weeks.

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