Scottish referendum: calls of bluff from both sides

George Osborne is "bluffing" when he insists an independent Scotland cannot keep the Pound, according to Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond.

But when speaking to ITV News Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander accused Salmond of bluffing too, claiming he has no currency plan.

Both sides of the debate are now firmly entrenched, reports Martin Geissler:

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Salmond: No state would block Scotland's EU membership

First Minister Alex Salmond said no European Union state has indicated it would block Scotland's membership. His claim comes after Spain's prime minister warned Scotland would not automatically become a member of the EU if it votes for independence.