All over Scotland, from the final years of primary onwards, teachers are introducing the skills of debating to their pupils.
It's not often they travel in the same direction but these pictures suggest that the bitter enemies in the indyref campaign have joined forces to launch a new rail initiative.
The Government is guilty of a "dereliction of duty" in failing to look at what would happen to the United Kingdom's nuclear deterrent if Scotland votes for independence, a former first sea lord has said.
THE "fence-sitting period" is well and truly over, declares Blair McDougall as both sides of the indyref campaign mark 200 days until the vote.
Veteran actor Sir Sean Connery is urging Scots to vote in favour of independence, saying it is too good an opportunity to miss.