The precise date of Scotland's independence referendum will be revealed today.
First Minister, Alex Salmond, will make the announcement by delivering a statement to MSPs at Holyrood this afternoon.
This morning, the Deputy First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon will visit apprentices in Renfrew who will begin to laser the chosen date out of steel.
The question voters will be asked has already been settled: "Should Scotland be an independent country?"
Last week, the Scottish government formally lodged proposals to allow 16 and 17 year olds to vote in the referendum.
The ballot is due to take place in Autumn 2014.
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