Opposing supporters for the Yes (left) and No campaigns, argue in Edinburgh yesterday. The referendum on Scottish independence will take place on September 18, when Scotland will vote whether or not to end the 307-year-old union with the rest of the United Kingdom. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters

A swing for independence has the rival Yes and No campaigns neck and neck ahead of next week’s Scottish referendum, the latest poll has suggested.Amon(...)

Opinion polls suggest those opposed to independence outnumber those in favour by two to one.  Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Andy Gardiner, who sat quietly in a half-empty cafe in the University of Glasgow yesterday morning nursing a coffee, knows where he intends to be a ye(...)

X marks the Scot: campaigning is well under way for next year’s referendum. Photograph: Mike Wilkinson/Bloomberg

For a time there is a chance that the yoga class in room 16 of Islesburgh Community Centre in Lerwick will have to move, though in the end the pro-Sco(...)