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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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Independence will put 'a million Scottish jobs at risk'

Independence will put a million Scottish jobs at risk, according to the Better Together campaign.

Alistair Darling, Chairman of the Better Together campaign. Credit: PA

Launching a new poster campaign tomorrow, campaign chairman Alistair Darling is expected to say: "A million Scottish jobs rely on trade within the UK. "That is a million opportunities for families in Scotland because we are in the UK and I want to create more opportunities.

"One million jobs rely on our links with the UK. I want a million more - not to put the million we currently have at risk."

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