Reaction to the referendum result Protesters carrying U.
Some of the pro-Union demonstrators in George Square carried banners for Rangers Football Club, the team predominantly supported by Protestant fans. Several of the George Square demonstrators were members of the far-right Scottish Defence League, which is widely perceived to be a Neo-Nazi organisation. I'm not ashamed of being Scottish or Glasweigan, what I am ashamed of is the fact tht ppl like those at George square r part of our society.
Reaction to the referendum result. Some photos being shared on Twitter also seem to show pro-Union demonstrators performing the Nazi salute.
However, it looks like the main source of trouble in Glasgow is coming the opposing side: ONE day after Scotland voted to stay in the United Kingdom, British nationalists have taken to the streets of Glasgow to celebrate their victory. As in Ireland, the Orange Order regularly organises parades and marches as a public show of community pride.
An Orange march of around 15,000 people took place in Edinburgh the week before the referendum, with members travelling from around the U. At a briefing in Brussels, Margaritis Schinas said: But her efforts could backfire, with EU officials today confirming that Scotland would be at the back of the queue for new member states.
George Square tonight has nothing to do with any normal Yes or No voter!
Prior to the referendum on Thursday, many U. Police tell us 3 arrests but full investigation underway which could lead to more pic.
Police trying to rescue people draped in Saltires from the mob georgesquare pic. No supporters celebrate their win over the Yes campaign at the Royal Highland centre during the Scottish referendum in Edinburgh, Scotland, 19 September 201.
She was referencing a precedent established by former EU commission president Jose Manuel Barroso about new members. Protesters carrying U.
George Square. Getty Images. Nicola Sturgeon's second Scottish independence referendum could be about to backfire Nicola Sturgeon today revealed plans for a second Scottish independence referendum before Brexit. Violent and volatile scenes here in GeorgeSquare pic.
GeorgeSquare crowds dispersed now. Mindless SDL scum who have no place in society! Sign up Log out news. Rangers flags held aloft as shouts of "rule Britannia" go up. Mr Barroso, writing in 2012, said such a state would not be regarded as neutral in regard to EU treaties.
One eyewitness described police trying to rescue people holding Scottish flags from some of the U. The gathering began as a show of British national pride, but it quickly developed into what many witnesses are describing as a riot.