Scottish Independence

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Comment and Analysis

Scotland ‘City of Yes’ is no pushover

Dundee seems to be holding a victory parade

Campaign leaves Scotland deeply divided

Both sides allege intimidation and threats as countdown to poll becomes increasingly fraught

Unflattering account of English proves a hit with Portuguese

A Portuguese-born professor’s humorous indictment of popular English culture

Best comments from our readers

"Amazing speech from a British politician. Over thirteen minutes with no notes; passionate well argued, uplifting. Why have we not heard this before from the Better Together campaign?"
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