Europe For Scottish shipbuilders, is the choice independence or employment?

As Scots go to the polls in today's referendum, workers in Glasgow's once-mighty shipyards are worried a 'yes' vote might cost them – since their main contractor is Britain.

By , Correspondent

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A century ago, the Scottish city of Glasgow was known as "the shipbuilding capital of the world." The sobriquet was well-earned: At its peak before World War I, some 70,000 people were directly employed in 19 shipyards dotted along the broad banks of the River Clyde.