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The campaign against Scottish independence must move beyond economics to arguments of the “head and heart”, Prime Minister David Cameron has said.

Boswell studied at Edinburgh University, whose many scholars have enhanced British life

Andrew Gimson: We must save this admirable marriage

Scotland and England are like a couple overlooking their happiness in their rush for a divorce that will leave them both worse off

Prime Minister David Cameron speaks with staff member Ian McNeil during a visit to the Quaker Oats site at Cupar in Scotland

Cameron offers further devolution as he rallies Scots to defend Union

David Cameron tried to stave off the threat of Scottish independence – and the end of the United Kingdom – by promising more devolved powers to Scotland if the country votes no in the referendum about whether or not to secede.

Donald Trump at his luxury golf resort during a visit to the Menie Estate

Cutting up rough: Trump and Salmond's love-in blown off course by wind farm plan

Donald Trump has more reason than most to fear the Scottish wind.

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond launched his bid for an independent Scotland yesterday

The question for Scots: should we be independent?

Scots should be asked the question "Do you agree that Scotland should be an independent country?" in any referendum on breaking away from the rest of the United Kingdom.

Alex Salmond during First Minister's Questions at the Scottish Parliament yesterday

Vote for independence if you want – but you'll lose the pound, says George Osborne

Chancellor asserts that Scotland would suffer from joining the euro and struggle to stand alone

Oliver Wright: A future without Scotland could be distinctly uncomfortable

The risk to England of the new diplomatic cold war between north and south is considerable
Alex Salmond, Scotland's First Minister and Scottish National Party leader

Parties unite over deal to stop Scots independence vote causing a crisis

A deal to head off a constitutional crisis over plans for a referendum on Scottish independence was emerging last night as the Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats joined forces to oppose the break-up of the United Kingdom.

Dominic Lawson: Scottish pride and English money

Brutal financial calculation remains an essential solvent in the glue that holds the two nations together

Nat Fraser to wait for retrial decision

A man whose conviction for murdering his estranged wife was ruled unsafe will have to wait to learn if he will face a retrial.

Leading article: The SNP may propose, but it is the voters who will dispose

What is holding Alex Salmond back? The central goal of the Scottish National Party since its formation in 1934 has been independence for Scotland by popular consent. This was out of reach until last week, because the SNP did not have the votes to get the necessary legislation through the Scottish Parliament, let alone through Parliament at Westminster. But after Thursday's result, the way is clear. The Scottish Parliament can pass a Referendum Act whenever Mr Salmond chooses. David Cameron and the Scottish Secretary, Michael Moore, have both, rightly, said that they will not stand in the way.

PM urged to improve Scotland Bill

The Prime Minister has been asked to reappraise his position on Scotland's financial and constitutional future following a landslide victory for the SNP.

SNP landslide puts break-up of Britain on political agenda

A triumphant Alex Salmond swept back to power in Scotland in such emphatic style that he put the break-up of Britain firmly on the political agenda for the first time in 300 years.

Salmond hails majority election win

Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Alex Salmond pulled off an unprecedented victory in the Scottish Parliament election today, clearing the way for a referendum on independence.

SNP secures majority election win

The SNP has secured an unprecedented victory by taking a majority of seats in the Scottish Parliament election.

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