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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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Salmond urges 'missing million' to register to vote

SNP leader Alex Salmond has urged the "missing million" unregistered voters to make sure they can have their say in the upcoming independence referendum.

Scots have until midnight tonight to register for the referendum, which will see 16 and 17-year-olds allowed to vote for the first time in a major poll.

Alex Salmond is urging unregistered voters to make sure they have their say. Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The First Minister said: "If you have friends or family who want to vote and are not registered, they have just hours to do so - this is their last chance to seize the wealth of opportunity offered by Scotland's historic referendum."

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