Chris Green

Chris Green is Senior Reporter at The Independent. He was previously Deputy News Editor, and before that a freelance news reporter. He has worked for the paper since 2007.

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The most entertaining feature of the BBC’s Big Big Debate was the scathing commentary provided by thousands of increasingly bored school pupils

Scottish independence: Bored teenagers at BBC's Big Big Debate take to Twitter mostly to complain - or look for boyfriends

It was supposed to be a triumph of youth engagement in politics: a debate on Scotland’s independence referendum giving 8,000 teenagers the chance to grill key members of the Yes and No campaigns.

A total of 4,285,323 people have registered to vote on 18 September

Scottish independence: 97 per cent of Scotland's eligible population register to vote

The Scottish independence referendum will be decided by the largest electorate in the country’s history, officials have revealed.

Residents of Union Road are struggling to reach a consensus on the issue of independence

Scottish independence: Even in the historic village of Scone, the referendum causes deep divide

The Yes campaign may be more visible but the matter is by no means decided

Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, and anti-poverty campaigner and lifelong Labour Party member Bob Holman pose with 'Yes' campaigners in Easterhouse

Scottish independence: Out and about in Glasgow with the SNP's heir apparent Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon is about to set off to knock on doors in Easterhouse, six miles from the centre of Glasgow, when she is distracted by a loud shriek from across the street. It is not an outraged No voter; nor is it an excitable teenager recognising her from the television. It is Martin Farrell, a local resident who only popped out to buy some teabags but happens to be her biggest fan.

Better Together leader Alistair Darling campaigns in Stockbridge in Edinburgh, Scotland

Scottish independence: Bruised Better Together leader Alistair Darling stays on the stump

Former chancellor aiming to get stuttering No campaign back on track after shock weekend polling

Labour leader Ed Miliband campaigns in the Scottish independence referendum near the Blantyre miners community resource centre

Scottish independence: Labour MPs to make major No campaign offensive

Labour is to send 100 of its MPs to Scotland as part of a major offensive to persuade voters to reject independence, promising them that more powers will be devolved to Holyrood if the Union stays intact.

Political viewpoints decorate the exterior of premises in Glasgow

Scottish independence: Could the referendum be settled by the English?

Nearly 400,000 English-born people live north of the border, and they all have a vote

Ed Miliband delivers a speech in favour of the No campaign in Blantyre yesterday

Scottish independence: Ed Miliband fails to impress the people of Labour-founder Keir Hardie's home town

“The door is closed to Labour in Blantyre,” came the mocking cry from the Yes campaigner standing on the pavement outside the house where Ed Miliband was awkwardly waiting for a response to his knock.

A ballot of the RMT’s Scottish members saw them record a majority in favour of the Yes campaign

Scottish referendum: RMT declares itself in favour of independence

The RMT has become the first major trade union to declare itself in favour of Scottish independence, in what has been described as “a humiliation for Ed Miliband”.

Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander

Scottish independence: Yes vote would trigger an 'economic earthquake', claims Danny Alexander

David Cameron labels Alex Salmond's debt default threat 'chilling'

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