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Gap narrows as Independence referendum approaches

The gap between the 'Yes' and 'No' votes in the Scottish independence referendum appears to be narrowing, according to a new poll.

The YouGov survey in tomorrow's Sun newspaper suggests the 'Yes' lead has shrunk from 22 points less than a month ago to just six.

Among those who have decided which way they are going to vote, 53% are against independence, with 47% in favour.

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Leaders set out stalls in opening statements

Alex Salmond went first, telling the audience that Scotland faces a "simple proposition". He says that "no-one will run this country better than the people who live and work in Scotland".

Alistair Darling says that Salmond wants everyone to take his word on everything. He focuses on the issue of currency.

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