AN OVERWHELMING majority of top economic experts, polled in a survey published today, believe Scotland would not be better off as an independent nation.
Watching the main characters in the unfolding UK economic drama has brought back memories of an old favourite Ladybird book, 'The Emperor's New Clothes'.
The SNP's Angus Robertson complained that the Queen's Speech - possibly the last ever to the United Kingdom as it stands - ignored Scotland.
Today's think tank reports on the budget deficit that would be faced by an independent Scotland are unlikely to be quoted by Yes Scotland in its campaign leaflets.
Unionist promises of more powers for Scotland if it votes No to independence have been called into question amid an ongoing split over the devolution of air tax.