Sturgeon: UK Gov pressure on business unacceptable

The SNP is reiterating the call for full disclosure on Westminster's attempts to brief against Scotland in recent weeks - in light of claims that the UK Government's most senior civil servant Sir Jeremy Heywood has been pressurising business chiefs to speak out against a Yes vote.

Ewing welcomes West of Shetland oil results

SNP Energy Minister, Fergus Ewing, has welcomed the announcement from Hurricane Energy today [Monday], that their appraisal well on the Lancaster field, West of Shetland, could flow twice as much oil as previously expected.

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Thursday's vote 'once in lifetime opportunity'- FM

First Minister Alex Salmond today said Thursday’s referendum is a once in a lifetime opportunity to make the most of Scotland’s huge wealth, to ensure the nation always gets the governments it votes for and to put Scotland’s future in Scotland’s hands.

Vote Yes for your grandchildren, pensioners urged

SNP Depute Leader Nicola Sturgeon has today (Monday) called on pensioners in Scotland to vote Yes on Thursday - to ensure that their grandchildren are given the opportunities that years of Tory government denied to previous generations in Scotland.

Leading energy expert backs Yes vote

Peter Strachan, Professor of Energy Policy at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, and an expert on energy markets, has backed a Yes vote later this week.

Salmond - Bank revelations demand full disclosure

Commenting on revelations this evening from BBC Scotland that the Treasury sent unsolicited briefing to journalists at the Corporation about market sensitive information regarding the banking sector, before any announcement from banks themselves, First Minister Alex Salmond has demanded full disclosure on the issue.

DFM:Renewed confidence in Scotland can lead to Yes

As the biggest ever weekend of political campaigning in Scotland draws to a close Nicola Sturgeon has said to an audience at a Women for Independence event this afternoon that the growing self-confidence in Scotland can deliver a Yes vote on Thursday.

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Stiglitz urges focus on Scotland's 'shared vision'

Nobel Laureate Professor Joseph Stiglitz has urged voters to focus on Scotland’s future ahead of Thursday’s referendum. 

Harry Burns: NHS not safe in Westminster's hands

Sir Harry Burns, Scotland’s former chief medical officer, is today warning that the NHS is not safe in Westminster’s hands.

Case for RBS leak inquiry now unanswerable

First Minister Alex Salmond has written again to the head of the UK civil service Sir Jeremy Heywood, calling for an inquiry into the leak of market sensitive information regarding Royal Bank of Scotland.