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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Darling draws attention to Scotland's 'ageing population'

The debate has moved on to the second topic, Scotland at Home, with several questions from the audience focussing on the NHS.

The leaders debated the NHS in an independent Scotland Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Mr Darling says that the NHS in Scotland receives higher public expenditure per head of population that in the rest of the UK, drawing attention to Scotland's "ageing population".

First Minister Salmond argues that there is growing privatisation in the NHS under the current British government.

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