Scotland will face the "severest cuts in political history" if voters reject independence, the country's First Minister has claimed.
The Scottish Government's blueprint for independence is "a work of fiction" with "false promises and meaningless assertions", the man leading the campaign to keep the country in the UK has said.
Some argued there should be a Devo Max question on the ballot paper for the independence referendum.
Campaigners have hailed as a 'historic moment' the passing of the first stage of the Bill that will legalise same sex marriage by 2015.
Alex Salmond's economic policies have come under fire just days before the Scottish Government unveils its blueprint for independence.