A pro-independence blogger will face no further action over an allegation of online harassment.

Stuart Campbell, who runs the Wings Over Scotland website, was arrested in Bath on August 18 ''on suspicion of harassment and malicious communications".

It was claimed the alleged harassment had taken place over the past two years.

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The Metropolitan Police confirmed on Wednesday that Mr Campbell will face no further action.

A force spokesman said: "Police in Southwark investigated an allegation of online harassment against a woman aged in her 30s over the past two years.

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"On August 18, a man aged in his 40s was arrested at an address in the Avon and Somerset area on suspicion of harassment and malicious communications.

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"He has now been informed that he is released with no further action."

Mr Campbell, who lives in Bath, became a prominent online campaigner for a Yes vote in the 2014 independence referendum.

He continues to run his website as a ''Scottish political media digest and monitor'', providing commentary and analysis.