ALEX Salmond has been called on by Labour to reveal any studies of the impact of independence on food prices after some supermarket chiefs suggested breaking away from Britain could cost Scottish shoppers.
FRESH doubt has been cast on an independent Scotland being fast-tracked as a new member of the European Union after Mariano Rajoy, the Spanish Prime Minister, made clear it would "have to join the queue" of aspirant candidate countries.
THE Common Weal project, the offshoot of the Jimmy Reid Foundation examining policies which could make an independent Scotland a fairer society, attracted more than 800 supporters to a party in Glasgow to launch its new website and identity.
VETERAN Nationalist Jim Sillars will today launch an outspoken attack on Alistair Darling as leader of the Better Together campaign, claiming he has been given "an undeserved easy ride" for someone who "shared every decision ever made by Tony Blair".
A GROUP of academics whose views on green energy underpinned a central plank of the Better Together campaign has published a shock U-turn report arguing that independence now offers the best way to meet Scotland's renewables targets.
DOWNING Street has rejected calls for Michael Gove, the English Education Secretary, to replace Alistair Darling as the head of the No campaign after Tories cast doubt on the ex-Chancellor's leadership, branding him "useless" and "comatose".
AN independent Scotland would have an immigration policy characterised by "fairness and compassion" which would attract skilled workers and help achieve sustainable economic growth, the Culture and External Affairs Secretary has said.