David Cameron is "cowardly" for encouraging unity from London and not debating Scottish independence in Edinburgh, the deputy first minister of Scotland has said.
Nicola Sturgeon said the speech was a sign of the "jitters" running through the No vote camp.
This is a cowardly speech from a prime minister who uses the Olympic Park in London to give high-handed lectures against Scotland's independence but hasn't got the guts to come to Scotland or anywhere else to make his case in a head-to-head debate.
David Cameron, as the Tory Prime Minister, is the very embodiment of the democratic case for a Yes vote for an independent Scotland - and he knows it....
A Yes vote will put Scotland's future in Scotland's hands, and will mean we will never again have to endure Tory governments, prime ministers and policies we didn't vote for.
Scottish Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that the thoughts of "everybody across Scotland" are with the bereaved.
She said: "It is impossible to imagine the grief and loss they are experiencing but they should know that the thoughts and prayers of everybody across Scotland are with them at this unimaginably difficult time.
"Our thoughts are also with those who remain in hospital. We all hope and pray that those who have suffered injuries make a full and speedy recovery ...
"The police are not just dealing with a very complex incident, they are also dealing with the loss of colleagues, which makes this situation all the more difficult for them."
Scottish Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says an independent government would eject the Trident programme "as soon as is safely possible".
On the issue of Trident nuclear weapons, which are currently based on the Clyde, the paper pledges: "Following a vote for independence we would make early agreement on the speediest safe removal of nuclear weapons a priority."