Smith Commission Report – Next Steps for Scotland An extensive package of new powers for the Scottish Parliament have been agreed.
China’s Li Keqiang speaks out against Scottish independence Asked about referendum at press conference, premier says that he wants to see a ‘united United Kingdom’.
SNP publishes draft of first constitution for an independent Scotland Deputy first minister Nicola Sturgeon releases online document enshrining terms of sovereignty of Scottish people, with Queen as head of state.
Gordon Brown: independence could hit lottery funding for Scottish projects Former prime minster says many Scottish cultural institutions would be unable to access millions of pounds of grants.
Pope enters Scottish independence debate with warning against division Pope Francis says every independence movement is different, but separation of countries must be ‘handled with tweezers’.
Hillary Clinton – I would hate Britain to lose Scotland Former US secretary of state says she believes a yes vote in the independence referendum would be a loss for both sides.
UK government denies patronising Scottish voters with Lego figures Press release suggests ways Scottish people could spend £1,400 dividend if they stay in UK, including 127 bus rides a year.
Barack Obama suggests Scotland should stay in UK President says decision on Scottish independence is up to voters, but US has deep interest in ensuring UK remains united.
Scotland’s deficit higher in first year of independence than UK’s says IFS Holyrood would need to cut deal on lower level of debt, or raise taxes, or cut spending to bridge gap left by falling oil revenues.
Scottish ‘no’ campaign NHS ad pulled from cinemas after hospital complains Vote No Borders ad pulled after Great Ormond Street hospital disputes claim independent Scots will struggle to get care there.