Whitehall prepares should Yes camp win

Briefing papers outline key talks that would be needed

Brown gives rousing pro-union speech

Scotland campaigners in final push

Johnson mocks Murdoch’s Scottish hints

Sun opts to back neither side in referendum

Councils at risk with development deals

Local authorities in danger of being short-changed, report finds

MPs say academy loopholes must be closed

Conflicts of interest are not being properly managed

Salmond urges Scots to seize the day

No campaign remains quiet but confident

Polls put No camp’s lead at four points

Markets hopeful of continued Scottish union

De Blasio to speak at Labour conference

Democratic New York mayor is inspiration to Ed Miliband

James Ramsbotham, chief executive of the north-east Chamber of Commerce

Barnett formula risks English backlash

Funding mechanism is seen as over-favourable to Scotland

Punters bet on Scotland staying put

Referendum set to be biggest political betting event to date

Cameron faces showdown over Scots vows

Tory backbenchers object to public spending formula

Heavyweights lined up to look at sell-offs

Independent panel to examine value for money

Brown endorses new powers for Scotland

Voters urged to back more control over tax and welfare

European business chiefs warn on Yes win

Concerns raised that investment in Scotland could drop

Symbol of Scotland caught in crossfire

Banking group created by union faces painful move south

Madrid is determined to avoid secession

Spain adamant Catalonia will not follow same path as Scotland

Bank of England votes to hold rates

MPC remains split 7-2 against an interest rate rise

UK unemployment rate falls to 6.2%

Biggest fall in 26 years but little sign of recovery in workers’ pay

Scotland rejoining EU ‘will take years’

Application to join bloc faces political hurdles

Boris Johnson tells Rupert Murdoch his newspapers are “Better Together”