Better Together leader Alistair Darling and former prime minister Gordon Brown at a No rally in Dundee, Scotland on Wednesday. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/ Getty Images

Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling have united to urge Scots to vote No

Scottish first minister and SNP leader Alex Salmond (second from right) during a visit to the Ferguson Shipbuilders’ yard in Port Glasgow yesterday. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

SNP leader delivers shot in the arm to Yes campaign

Better Together leader Alistair Darling (L) and first minister of Scotland Alex Salmond debate over Scottish independence at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow yesterday. Photograph: David Cheskin/Reuters/Pool

Analysis: Often the debate descended into a shouting match, particularly over the NHS

Better Together leader Alistair Darling and first minister of Scotland Alex Salmond in the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow for the second independence debate. Photograph: David Cheskin/Reuters

Yes vote would give Scotland ‘mandate’ to negotiate a sterling union, says first minister

Alistair Darling: was seen to have scored heavily on currency fears in the first debate but public opinion appears to have swung the other way on this issue. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Former chancellor said to be focusing on first minister’s claims about North Sea oil

Alex Salmond:  the No side believes the first minister has failed to answer questions about currency, pensions and welfare, oil and a host of other issues. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Mild-mannered pro-union side fears Alex Salmond’s Yes side has stolen the limelight

Independence for Women campaigner Aislin Smith in Glasgow. Opinion polls show Scottish women are less likely than men to vote Yes in next month’s referendum on independence. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA

Uncertainty over Scotland’s future a key issue issue for ‘swing’ constituency

Mohammed Issa  outside his supermarket in Dundee: “People should give Scotland a chance to be a success,” he says. Photograph: Mark Hennessy

SNP looks to independent future to arrest city’s slow decline

Scottish Labour MSP Kezia Dugdale meets volunteers with unanswered questions on what independence will mean for Scotland, outside the Scottish parliament in Edinburgh yesterday. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA

Scottish Letter: oil tycoon Ian Wood says reserves are two-thirds the quantity claimed

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