ALEX Salmond's claim that Scotland is on the cusp of a second oil boom has been thrown into doubt by a new report.
The Government's scheme to help first-time buyers get on to the housing ladder risks sowing the seeds of a sub-prime crisis like that seen in America in 2007, Labour has warned.
JOHN Swinney has launched a fierce attack on George Osborne's economic policies during what he described as "these last days of the Union".
ALEX Salmond has again challenged David Cameron to a head-to-head TV debate in the run-up to the referendum.
Here is the text of the First Minister's speech: