What should be made clear in the argument over the possibility of a separate Scotland becoming a member of the European Union is that nobody is saying it could not happen.
Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has demanded an apology from the No campaign after Better Together dragged the new president of the European Commission into a huge row on the EU and Scotland.
A DISTINGUISHED legal expert, whose views have been used to support Alex Salmond's case for independence, explains today why he will vote No in September's referendum.
JEAN-CLAUDE Juncker has made clear he will respect the outcome of September's referendum but signalled that in the event a Yes vote, Scotland's membership of the European Union would not be a simple, automatic process.
ITALY has effectively declared the European Union's neutrality on Scottish independence as it takes over the bloc's rotating presidency.