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Farage challenges Salmond to EU debate

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Fresh from taking on Nick Clegg, Nigel Farage has called on Scottish first minister Alex Salmond to debate with him ahead of September’s referendum.

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Pressure mounts on Salmond for currency plan b

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New polling has found that a majority of people outside Scotland oppose the idea of a currency union.

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The fall-out from the carbon bubble bursting could devastate Scotland

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Scotland might become the ‘Saudi Arabia of renewables’, as Salmond has promised, but that will mean little unless we stop being the Scotland of oil.

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Could an independent Scotland really have a healthier credit rating than the UK?

Would Scotland really qualify for Standard & Poor’s “highest economic assessment”?

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Yes to independence campaign gains significant ground

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The gap between those who support Scottish independence and those who oppose it has narrowed, according to a new poll.

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September 18 is decision day for Scotland: build a prosperous future on foundation of the pound, or take a leap into the unknown

It is now clear the only way to retain sterling as the anchor of our future prosperity is to keep Scotland within the United Kingdom.

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The SNP are wrong on currency union

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Whilst I’m no fan of the chancellor, what he will say tomorrow will be a perfectly rationale defence of the interests of the rest of the UK if Scotland voted for independence.

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Fitch warns of ‘uncertainty’ over SNP plans for currency union

The credit ratings agency Fitch has warned of instability if an independent Scotland were to remain part of a currency union with the UK.

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SNP EU plans in serious doubt

Alex Salmond’s plans for independence have received another blow, this time over membership of the European Union.

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SNP defence plans slammed

With Scotland now less than a year away from a defining moment in its history, the policy implications of independence are finally becoming clear.

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