Carswell defection blow to No campaign

Commenting on the defection of Tory MP Douglas Carswell to UKIP, SNP Westminster leader Angus Robertson said:

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Salmond welcomes business backing for Yes

First Minister and SNP Leader Alex Salmond has today welcomed the backing of more than 200 leading job creators who have written to the Herald declaring their support for a Yes vote.

Convener of Orkney Islands Council backs Yes vote

The backing of the Convener of Orkney Islands Council Steven Heddle has been welcomed as a significant boost to the Yes campaign by Nicola Sturgeon today.

Five opportunities of Yes for veterans set out

The SNP’s Keith Brown will today set out a five point plan for Scotland’s veterans – highlighting the key opportunities of a Yes vote for the 400,000 veterans living in Scotland.

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Expert report backs "sensible" currency union plan

The Scottish National Party has welcomed a report which backs the case for a currency union between an independent Scotland and the rest of the UK.

Orkney health chief backs Yes to protect our NHS

Nicola Sturgeon’s island tour continued as she welcomed support for a Yes Vote from the Chairman of NHS Orkney today.

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Darling & 200 UK politicians circle around the NHS

No camp leader Alistair Darling has faced pressure to explain his defence of the Tories' running of the NHS south of the border – as it emerged that he and over 200 other MPs and Peers have received payments from companies involved in private healthcare.

Sturgeon: Energy bonanza offers community benefit

Nicola Sturgeon today said that with independence the Scottish Government would be able to look at ways to ensure Shetland continues to receive community benefits from its oil and gas industry as Shetland enters a second oil boom.

Campaigning on Lerwick, Ms Sturgeon set out the opportunities for Shetland of independence.