Scots polls tighten and markets get nervous

Yes camp advance triggers share falls and currency volatility

British Army to get armour boost

British Army to get 600 new cutting-edge infantry vehicles

Cameron faces birthday blues in Clacton

Polls show strong Ukip lead ahead of by-election on October 9

Patten accuses UK over Hong Kong reforms

Britain’s ‘sense of honour’ called into question

Johnson refuses to accept airport defeat

London mayor slams decision as ‘smokescreen’ for Heathrow U-turn

A quick guide to the Scottish referendum

Why it is happening now and what a Yes vote might mean

Scottish independence poll tracker

The FT poll of polls

Cameron terror powers said to breach law

Proposals described as ill-defined and ‘sabre-rattling’

Scotland Yard building for sale at £250m

Sale of Met Police HQ forecast to save £6m a year in running costs

‘Boris Island’ airport plan sunk

Spotlight put back on London Heathrow expansion by commission

Obama must seize his Nato moment

US president needs to put an end to sense of global drift

European Commission: The runners and riders

Gaining financial savvy is not schoolwork

More money should go towards improving maths education

UK to widen corporate criminal liability

Britain is honour bound over Hong Kong

Beijing must remember that our country too has treaty obligations

Hedging against a Scottish Yes vote

There is an alternative to simply selling sterling

A pollster rethinks the Scottish referendum

Lib Dems oppose UK airport expansion

Rapid shift towards Scottish Yes vote

Sterling falls after YouGov survey shows dip in pro-union lead

UK has no contingency plans for Yes vote

Fears of complacency as officials say focus is on making case for union