The boss of a Scottish firm that manufactures cycling gear for racers competing in the Tour de France has warned he would move part of his company out of the country if there was a vote for independence.
Royal Dutch Shell's chief executive Ben van Beurden has noted the oil and gas giant plans to invest billions of dollars off Shetland in coming years, signalling the company has no major concerns about the prospect of Scottish independence.
NICOLA Sturgeon has accused Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael of attempting to strengthen Westminster's "grip" on Scotland, after he suggested the UK Government should have a greater presence in Scotland following a No vote.
SCOTTISH Secretary Alistair Carmichael has said maintaining a strong UK Government presence north of the Border in the event of a No vote in September would mean the independence question would never be put again and the issue of Scotland's future would be settled "once and for all".
"Increasingly desperate" Scottish nationalists will pull any trick they can when Holyrood returns to business for its unprecedented summer session after the Commonwealth Games, according to Better Together leader Alistair Darling.