An Indian polling official marks the finger of a woman voter with indelible ink during the first of the five phase voting for state legislative assembly at Samastipur district, in Indias eastern state Bihar, Monday, Oct. 12, 2015. Hundreds of thousands of people lined up at polling stations in the east Indian state of Bihar on Monday for elections being seen as a referendum of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity. (AP Photo/Aftab Alam Siddiqui)
Amid a No 10 meltdown when it looked as if Scotland would vote for independence, the cabinet secretary and monarch’s private secretary crafted words that led the Queen to issue an appeal to the people of Scotland just before the referendum to “think very carefully” before casting their vote.
Gordon MacIntyre-Kemp: Scare stories are designed to rob us of the powers we were promised. WESTMINSTER never wanted to give Scotland any more powers – they fought tooth and nail to keep devo max off the independence referendum ballot paper last September because they knew it would either win or split the No vote, allowing Yes to win outright. They only promised more powers when their own polling suggested they were in danger of losing, and they have been backtracking ever since.
A man passes out a leaflet reading in Greek "Vote NO in the referendum, Down with the EU" to a passerby, outside of the Metro station in Syntagma square in central Athens, on Thursday, July 2, 2015. Greece braced for more chaos on the streets outside its mostly shuttered banks Thursday, as Athens and its creditors halted talks on resolving the country's deepening financial crisis until a referendum this weekend. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)