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Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond said he was more concerned about the voters reaction to last nights debate about Scottish independence than that of the headline writers.
Many judged he had not done as well as Alistair Darling, the leader of the Better Together campaign.
ITV News Scotland Correspondent Debi Edward reports.
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond insisted that he was not left bruised and battered by last night's televised debate on his country's future.
Most of this morning's newspapers handed victory to Alistair Darling, the leader of the "Better Together" campaign, after they clashed over the pound, EU membership and taxation.
But he told ITV News Scotland Correspondent Debi Edward that he believes his independence campaign is still on track.
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond has refused to concede he lost last night's independence debate despite most most of this morning's newspaper headlines handing victory to the leader of the No campaign Alistair Darling.
Alistair Darling's questioning of Alex Salmond's currency plans for an independent Scotland sparked the most tweets during last night's debate.
More than 2,000 tweets were sent during that moment, with a total of 186,267 sent throughout the entire event.
The Yes campaign gained more than double the number of tweets over the course of the day, despite a Guardian/ICM poll suggesting Better Together leader Alistair Darling came out on top during the debate.
Newspapers in Scotland widely declared pro-union leader Alistair Darling the victor in the first television debate on Scottish independence.
The Daily Telegraph claimed Salmond had failed to find an answer on the currency issue, while The Herald claimed Darling had drawn first blood ahead of the referendum on September 18.
A panel of undecided voters polled by ITV News favoured Darling's argument in the debate.
Leader of the Better Together campaign Alistair Darling has said his questions were not answered by First Minister Alex Salmond in their first live television debate on Scottish independence.
The former chancellor tweeted:
A panel of undecided voters polled by ITV News has given victory to Alistair Darling and the pro-union campaign, Political Correspondent Libby Wiener reports.
A poll conducted by ICM for the Guardian has found that Alistair Darling won the first Scottish independence debate by 56% to Alex Salmond's 44%.
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The first debate between Alistair Darling and Alex Salmond had barely finished when their respective teams went into battle.
Campaign rivals Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling both traded blows in a surprisingly feisty televised debate on Scottish independence.