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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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PM heads to Scotland to make case for Union

David Cameron heads to Scotland today in a call to keep the Union together.

The Prime Minister will address CBI Scotland. Credit: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

With just three weeks to go until the independence referendum, the Prime Minister will address he business organisation CBI Scotland's annual dinner in Glasgow.

The Conservative leader will use his trip north to make the business case for Scotland remaining in the UK - describing Britain as one of the world's "oldest and most successful single markets".

It comes the day after 130 business leaders in Scotland signed an open letter which declared that the case for leaving the UK "has not been made".

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