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Salmond needs to spell out his Plan B on currency

All three main parties are clear on where they stand with Scotland and the currency issue – Alex Salmond needs to spell out his Plan B, and fast.

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Voters fed up with independence obsession

New survey data has revealed just how out of touch the chattering classes are with public opinion on the issue of Scottish independence.

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CBI chief slams Salmond on Independence and Cameron on EU

Fresh doubts over the economic consequences of an independent Scotland have been raised, with a warning that it risks facing “economic dislocation”.

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Salmond needs to “get a grip” on independence debate

As MSPs return to Holyrood from their Summer break, Alex Salmond is being warned by his own side that he needs to “get a grip” of the independence debate.

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Yes Scotland sets its face from public opinion on the monarchy

Yet another rift has opened up in the pro-independence “Yes Scotland” campaign, this time over the future of the monarchy if Scotland decides to break away from the rest of the UK.

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Alistair Darling calls on Better Together to advance positive case for the Union

The head of the Better Together campaign has called on those wanting to keep Scotland within the Union to base their case on a positive platform that extols the virtues of membership.

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Scottish independence poses risk to UK welfare system

Immediately separating the administration of the welfare system in the event of Scotland opting to become an independent state “would present serious risks to the continuity of payments to people in both Scotland and England”, according to a new report.

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Better Together needs to get its house in order

David Cameron will today use his speech to the Scottish Conservative Party Conference in Stirling to once again rehearse the arguments in favour of Scotland remaining within the family of the United Kingdom. “There is”, he will say, “simply no challenge we face today where breaking up Britain is the right answer”.

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Scottish teenagers against independence – new poll

A new survey has found that those aged between 14 and 17 are largely opposed to Scotland becoming independent.

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Scotland’s big beasts go head to head (sort of) over independence

Two of Scotland’s biggest political beasts will be pitched against each other later today in the debate over the country’s future.

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