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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 clash over cuts to welfare and NHS

The leaders have continued to clash over the issue of cuts to welfare and the NHS.

Mr Salmond says the British government prefers to spend money on defence - and the Trident nuclear deterrent - than the NHS.

Mr Darling says "on the issues of welfare reform ... I believe we can best do that with the strength of resources that come from being part of the United Kingdom".

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