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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On Sunday thousands of Yes campaigners descended on the BBC’s Scottish headquarters in Glasgow’s Pacific Quay in protest

Scottish independence: Police will be on high alert on Friday whatever the result

Anti-BBC protest leaders threaten to take to the streets in the event of a No vote

Scottish independence: The Queen breaks silence on referendum debate – as think tank warns of £14bn black hole if Scotland votes Yes

The race is so close it has prompted non-Scots to show their support for the Union

Pro-independence 'Yes' campaigners stage a demonstration outside the BBC Scotland Headquarters in Glasgow on 14 September, 2014

Scottish independence: BBC Scotland's referendum coverage 'institutionally biased', Alex Salmond claims

BBC is spreading 'propaganda' to save Union, say protesters

Leader of the Labour Party Ed Miliband speaks with supporters as he visits Edinburgh

Scottish independence: NHS in Scotland will face £1bn budget cuts if country breaks away, claims Ed Miliband

Scotland’s NHS could be left facing budget cuts of more than £1bn if the country votes for independence next week, Ed Miliband has warned.

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.

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