ALEX Salmond has brushed aside claims the Scottish Government has exaggerated the amount of oil remaining under the North Sea.
THE UK Government's move to rule out a monetary union with an independent Scotland would be dropped after a Yes vote, according to Professor Joseph Stiglitz, the Nobel Prize-winning economist who helped draw up the SNP's currency plans.
The SNP's plans for public services after independence would cost Scots at least an extra £3,100 a year, Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael has suggested.
AN independent Scotland would have to apply to join Nato, the head of the military alliance has said.
THE Scottish Government has called for cuts to "unnecessary and burdensome red tape" from Brussels as it urges the European Union to reconnect with its citizens.