After the No
It's time someone showed the sort of leadership over England that Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling showed over Scotland.
Sometimes U-turns are well worth it. The prime minister has dropped his insistence on linking Scotland's package of post-referendum devolution to comparable changes in England.
David Cameron and Ed Miliband's standoff over the voting rights of Scottish MPs is deepening, threatening a full-scale constitutional crisis which some are warning could yet imperil the union.
We might feel relief, but this is one of the most damning indictments of our country we've ever seen
Tony Blair is calling for "boots on the ground" in the fight against an enemy he judges to be a threat to western security in Iraq. It sounds familiar - but this time the former prime minister might have a point.
Sorry to put a bit of a downer on things, but this hasn't been a great week for the United Kingdom.
What the result means for both Scotland and Westminster.
Scotland has voted decisively against independence, rejecting the nationalist vision by a clear ten points.
Watching in Edinburgh the closing stages of the campaign for the referendum on Scottish independence it struck me as the strangest electoral process I have witnessed since Britain's In/Out of Europe poll in 1975