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TONIGHT: The Courier Debates — the independence referendum, at Perth Concert Hall

20 August 2014 8.03am.

Ahead of Scotland’s biggest decision in 300 years, The Courier is giving you the chance to quiz some of the most senior figures in the independence ...

Referendum rivals focus on jobs

Both sides in the independence referendum campaign will be hoping to brew up support as the debate focuses on job creation.

'Yes' camp closing gap - poll

Support for Scottish independence has risen eight points in a month, according to a new poll.

'Yes' camp closing gap - poll

Support for Scottish independence has risen eight points in a month, according to a new poll.

Russell pledges rural links boost

Rural communities will be better connected under plans for an independent Scotland, SNP front-bencher Michael Russell has said.

MP Curran issues 'job guarantee'

Nearly 14,000 young people could benefit from Labour's "job guarantee" if Scotland remains in the UK, according to Shadow Scottish Secretary ...

'Cash top-ups' for bosses' pensions

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Barclays sells Spanish operation

Barclays is to sell the bulk of its operations in Spain after agreeing a deal worth £630 million with one of the country's biggest banks.

UK

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China objects to Hong Kong probe

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Referendum rivals focus on jobs

Both sides in the independence referendum campaign will be hoping to brew up support as the debate focuses on job creation.

FBI and Apple probe photos hack

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