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'Absolutely stunning result' for SNP

The SNP has won 69 of the 129 seats in the Scottish parliament, leaving Scottish Labour far behind with 37.

Magnus Linklater, editor of The Times in Scotland, and Ewan Crawford of the University of the West of Scotland, a former SNP strategist, analyse the results and SNP's Alex Salmond's promise of a referendum on independence.

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