Alistair Darling says the country doesnt have to choose between health and defence, when asked about £80bn budget for Trident renewal.
Groans from some audience members as Alistair Darling starts cross-examination on currency issue. Alex Salmond brands him “one trick pony”.
On welfare, Alex Salmond says benefits cuts for disabled people ann indictment of Westminster rule. Alistair Darling says he is opposed to bedroom tax.
Audience member launches angry attack on Alistair Darling over NHS, accusing Labour of starting privatisation process.
The future of the NHS is next up. Alistair Darling accuses SNP of “scare campaign” on privatisation of health, but provokes laughter from audience.
Alex Salmond says he has “three plan Bs for the price of one” on currency. Alistair Darling says a currency union is not best option for Scotland.
The two referendum campaign leaders clash on North Sea oil and gas revenues – an issue that has dominated the debate since Energy Voice’s interview with Sir Ian Wood last week.
Alistair Darling quickly tries to focus on the currency issue, saying the pound is the “bedrock” of the economy. Alex Salmond says he is seeking a mandate to keep sterling.
Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling start second televised leaders debate in Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow.
First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond outlines the case for independence.
Leader of the pro-union Better Together campaign Alistair Darling outlines the case for remaining in the union.
Currency has become one of the defining issues of Scotland’s historic independence debate. Calum Ross investigates the truth behind the claims and counterclaims
Professor John Kay, one of Britain’s leading economists, outlines the currency options open to an independent Scotland
Defence is often said to be a government’s first duty. Calum Ross outlines the military implications of Scottish independence.
SNP defence spokesman Angus Robertson talks about his vision for defence in an independent Scotland. Independence offers a historic opportunity for improving conventional defence in Scotland and removing Trident – and we get that opportunity next month.
Former Labour defence secretary John Reid speaks about defence implications for an independent Scotland. The priority for any national government, no matter its political colour, is the safety of its citizens.
European legal experts believe political pragmatism will overcome any problems with regards to Scotland’s membership of the EU in the event of a Yes vote, but warn UK and Scottish politics could prevent a smooth entry within 18 months, Tim Pauling reports.
Aberdeen University politics Professor Michael Keating believes forcing Scotland out of the European Union will cause so many problems that politicians will find a way to overcome any technical or legal difficulties over membership.
Any period outside the European Union could have disastrous consequences for Scottish farming which relies heavily on income subsidies to stay afloat. The picture for fishing is far from clear, however, with the potential of being placed at the bottom of the pile in any membership negotiations. Tim Pauling reports
Scottish Fishermen’s Federation chief executive Bertie Armstrong does not doubt the Scottish Government’s integrity over statements it will stand up for the industry, but is concerned that fishing will become a bargaining chip in negotiations for EU membership
Among the most commonly asked questions on Scottish independence from members of the public are on passports and border controls.
The oil and gas sector, a major driver of the Scottish and wider UK economy, has been a key battleground in the independence debate.
Alex Kemp, professor of petroleum economics at the University of Aberdeen, sifts through the political spin to explain why there has been such wildly varying projections on remaining North Sea oil reserves.
The independence referendum process, irrespective of September’s outcome, has been credited by some as a catalyst for reform.
Renewable energy is at the heart of SNP plans to spark a new industrial revolution in Scotland.
Paul Younger, Rankine Professor of Energy Engineering at Glasgow University talks about renewables in Scotland's future.
Taxation has become a fierce battleground in the independence referendum debate.
David Glen, head of tax at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Scotland, analyses the effects independence will have on Scottish taxes. While it is obvious that a Yes vote will result in substantial change to the tax system, as Scotland begins to develop its own independent tax regime, perhaps what is less clear is that a No vote is also likely to result in significant change.