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2 thirds of MPs oppose protecting the Barnett Formula
18 Sep 2014

There are a great many positive reasons for a Yes vote. A Yes will put Scotland’s future into Scotland’s hands, and it means we can make sure Scotland’s great wealth works much better for the people who live here.

18 Sep 2014

Scotland's leading sportsman Andy Murray today served a major last-minute boost for the independence campaign by declaring for Yes.

The tennis superstar took to Facebook and Twitter to tell his followers: "Huge day for Scotland today! No campaign negativity last few days totally swayed my view on it. Excited to see the outcome. Let's do this!"

17 Sep 2014

Yes Scotland Chief Executive Blair Jenkins tonight welcomed the new Ipsos MORI poll for STV which shows a 7-point surge in Yes support since last month to 49 per cent, with No down 7 points to 51 per cent, once 'don't knows' are excluded.

17 Sep 2014

A Polish doctor who lives only yards from the border with England is asking her fellow countrymen to vote Yes tomorrow to help protect our Scottish NHS.

The Tories are already rebelling over more powers plan for Scotland
17 Sep 2014

The No campaign’s promises of more powers after a No vote have fallen apart in less than 24 hours. A chorus of Tory MPs in England have been objecting to the Westminster party leaders’ vague promises of more powers for Scotland.

As if we needed it, it is the final proof that only independence will guarantee the powers that we require to deliver a fairer and more prosperous Scotland.

17 Sep 2014

Yes campaign leaders today urged their volunteers to go out and win every last vote in the few remaining hours before the historic independence referendum.

Hundreds of supporters turned up to a eve-of-poll rally in Glasgow city centre, where they were told by Yes Scotland chairman Dennis Canavan to make a massive last effort to win over undecided Labour supporters in particular.

Steve Archibald playing for Barcelona 1984-88
17 Sep 2014

Former Aberdeen, Hibernian, Barcelona and Tottenham Hotspur star Steve Archibald has joined the ranks of major sports figures backing a Yes vote.

The Scotland Hall of Fame icon said: “Westminster is only interested in protecting its own wealth. The people of Scotland must take charge of decisions regarding their own future.

A letter to the people of Scotland
17 Sep 2014

The Yes campaign today urged the people of Scotland to seize the one opportunity of independence and not to be taken in by empty promises of more powers - which are already unravelling.

The appeal was made as the ‘vow’ by David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg of more powers for Scotland in return for a No vote sparked a Westminster rebellion less than 24 hours after it was given.

we've got the strengths, the resources, talent and wealth to be a successful independent country.
16 Sep 2014

Welcoming the new ICM poll to be published in tomorrow's Scotsman, which has Yes support at 48 per cent to 52 per cent for No - which is a 3-point increase in Yes support since the last Scotsman publications ICM poll last month, and a 3-point fall for No.