Independence is the best way to protect Scotland's vulnerable families and children, according to a leading campaigner for child protection and welfare.
If Scotland votes Yes to independence it would prompt a crisis for Northern Ireland unionists and could spark political instability, an expert has said.
ENGLAND will demand a high price from Scotland regardless of the referendum outcome, according to a new poll.
Viewers in Scotland would "pay one way or another" to receive services from the BBC, a former director general of the broadcaster has warned.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has defended a memo sent to staff telling them they had to support the UK Government in its objective to maintain the union.
THE future of the NHS took centre stage at Holyrood as a referendum issue, with Health Minister Alex Neil insisting Westminster privatisation posed a threat to provision of healthcare north of the Border in the event of a No vote.
THE expert behind Alex Salmond's currency plan has admitted the UK might not agree to share the pound in a formal monetary union with an independent Scotland.
THE Scottish Government has called for cuts to "unnecessary and burdensome red tape" from Brussels as it urges the European Union to reconnect with its citizens.
AN independent Scotland would have to apply to join Nato, the head of the military alliance has said.
SIR Tom Hunter believes keeping the "status quo" on currency would be the best option for businesses.
The SNP's plans for public services after independence would cost Scots at least an extra £3,100 a year, Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael has suggested.
ALEX Salmond faces a consumer backlash on mortgages if, following a Yes vote, the SNP Government opted to use the pound without a currency union with the rest of the UK, Danny Alexander has warned.
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THE Government is to pay out more than £220 million to a US defence firm after a tribunal found it had unlawfully terminated a contract to provide the controversial eBorders programme.
FORMER Prime Minister Gordon Brown has led tributes to his former colleague Sam Galbraith, thought to have been the world's longest-surviving lung transplant recipient, who has died aged 68.
ALL government policies will have to pass a "family friendly" test under plans being set out by David Cameron.