Ugly scenes as Unionists and pro-independence protesters clash in Glasgow

Evan Bartlett@ev_bartlett
Saturday 20 September 2014 09:10
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Groups of demonstrators on either side of the Scottish independence referendum clashed in central Glasgow last night.

Emotions were running high following a Unionist rally in the city's George Square after the narrow victory for the Better Together campaign in Thursday's vote.

In chants, songs and behaviour bearing resemblance to a football match, police made at least six arrests.

A cordon of officers tried to separate a group chanting "We love Scotland more than you", "Alex Salmond is a w*nker" and "You let your country down" from pro-independence supporters but, as in the video above, violent clashes broke out nonetheless.

The confrontation died down at around 9.30pm.

Glasgow was one of four areas of Scotland where a majority voted 'Yes' in the referendum.

More: The historic Scottish vote that did say 'Yes' yesterday

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