News Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond presents the White Paper for Scottish independence

Scotland's First Minister will have face-to-face talks with the latest Bank of England governor for the first time

Right to Buy scrapped in Scotland

Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon claims up to 15,000 social houses will be protected from sale over the next decade

A report claims Scotland would lose its six-day postal service

Scotland split 'threatens to raise mobile and post costs'

With 444 days to go before a referendum, the coalition steps up pressure against independence

Alex Salmond also criticised the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews for its male-only membership

Alex Salmond refuses invitation to men-only Open Championship golf club

The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers at Muirfield maintains the archaic policy of 'Gentlemen Only, Ladies Forbidden'

SNP candidate Mark McDonald won the Aberdeen Donside byelection with 9,418 votes

Alex Salmond's SNP hold on to Holyrood majority in Aberdeen Donside byelection

Party's formerly comfortable majority shaved by more than 5,000 votes

Ukip leader Nigel Farage in Scotland last month

Scottish Conservative party conference: 'Pull UK together not apart', says Cameron

The United Kingdom should be "pulling together, not pulling apart", the Prime Minister will insist today.

Protesters heckle Ukip leader Nigel Farage in Edinburgh

Ukip leader Nigel Farage plans return to campaign trail in Scotland - despite hostile reception

Ukip leader Nigel Farage intends to return to campaign in Scotland, undaunted by his recent hostile reception in an Edinburgh pub.

Scotland could become 'another Cyprus' if it becomes independent

Scotland risks becoming "another Cyprus" if it becomes independent, the Treasury claims.

Ukip leader Nigel Farage hits back at 'fascist' hecklers in Edinburgh pub

But he is accused of 'losing the plot' after breaking off an interview on BBC Radio Scotland over 'hatred' in its questioning

Amazon pays only a tiny fraction of its profits in corporation tax because all sales to British customers are routed through a Luxembourg affiliate

Revealed: Amazon earns more through government grants than it pays in tax

Now Google is in spotlight as MPs are told how whistleblowers exposed tax affairs

Scotched: Whisky industry fails to halt Scotland's plan for minimum alcohol price

Opposition by Scotch Whisky Association thrown out by Edinburgh's highest court

SNP is committed to disarming

Scotland could face domestic and international pressure to keep nuclear weapons for a generation even after independence

UK ministers have not done any substantial contingency planning in the event of a Yes vote

Regulation setting a minimum price for alcohol is set to be dropped

Supermarkets 'distorted' scientific findings on alcohol

Leading supermarkets and drinks companies distorted evidence in an attempt to prevent the Scottish Government introducing a minimum price for alcohol, researchers say.

'No guarantee' that independent Scotland could reach currency deal, Osborne warns

Scotland would be left with three options - keeping pound, creating Scottish currency or joining euro

The News Matrix: Wednesday 10 April 2013

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