Scotland stands on the edge of history this weekend; 4.2 million of us, the largest registered electorate in Scottish history, are weighing up the arguments, considering the implications, calibrating the risks.
A DAMNING email shows the UK Treasury leaked sensitive information about a Royal Bank of Scotland contingency plan to move its registered office from an independent Scotland before the bank itself had decided to announce its plan.
The award-winning novelist says that this new, confident Scotland has a chance to leave decades of negativity behindBecause I was born 1955 in Saltcoats, I spent my childhood years in what was called, even at the time, the swinging sixties.
ALEX Salmond bursts into the single quiet room within the SNP's whirring headquarters, pulls off his tie, and flops into a window seat with the look of a runner coming off an exercise rush, tired yet strangely euphoric.
As the campaigning enters its final days, we join Scotland's first minister on a whistle-stop helicopter tour of his homelandsLike all the lonely people, Alex Salmond's solitude only really becomes apparent when he is surrounded by others.
In its once impregnable Glasgow fortresses, Labour is fighting hard to get out the vote. And the party hopes that a reinvigorated Gordon Brown will help to sway Scotland's largest cityJudgment day is nigh, and people need to be prepared.