Senior UK Government officials were at odds with each other yesterday over whether or not they were making contingency plans for a Yes vote.
Lord Nicol Stephen is resurrecting controversial plans to build a windfarm in Aberdeenshire - just months after he was ruled to have breached parliamentary conduct rules over his green energy interests.
A polling expert has said the pro-Union vote has "collapsed" in the last two weeks - and that Scottish independence is now a "real possibility".
An 18% fall in corporation tax revenues from North Sea oil and gas last year triggered a new row over Scottish independence yesterday.
David Cameron has warned that there is just three weeks left to stop Scottish independence from derailing the economic recovery and plunging the nation into the "great unknown".
Prime Minister David Cameron was facing a severely destabilising by-election last night after a Tory MP sent shockwaves through Westminster by defecting to UKIP.
Prime Minister David Cameron will highlight the north-east's world-leading subsea industry today as he issues a fresh plea for Scots to reject independence.
Chief Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander has claimed that the SNP's threat to walk away from UK debt represents a "menace" to every family in Scotland.
Independence supporters have welcomed claims by an Aberdeen University oil expert that the North Sea could be poised for a second major boom.
A leading economist has said that keeping the pound without a deal with Westminster may be the "better" option for an independent Scotland than a currency union.
A new poll has shown the vast majority of people believe that Scotland's budget will be slashed by Westminster after a No vote.
Almost all MPs at Westminster are expecting a No vote at next month's referendum.
Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael has questioned whether the SNP really wants to keep the pound - suggesting it would betray the party's traditions.
Veteran north-east MP Sir Malcolm Bruce is due to launch his 32nd and final annual summer tour of his constituency.
Work will begin on a controversial £74million green energy scheme in Speyside within the next few weeks after the UK Government gave the project its financial backing.
The UK Government has suggested that its flagship "City Deal" scheme could be offered to Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles to unlock major new investment.
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown claimed yesterday that Scots should view "interdependence, not independence" as the key to the nation's future.
Removing Trident nuclear weapons from Scotland could take three times longer than the SNP wants - but may also be billions of pounds cheaper than predicted.
The governor of the Bank of England has admitted that contingency plans are in place for a Yes vote in next month's referendum.
A former Conservative leadership contender wants to use the debate over Scotland's future to deliver an England-only parliament.
A group of 52 Free Church of Scotland ministers have urged the UK Government to intervene as persecuted Christians continue to be massacred in Islamic State controlled regions in Iraq and Syria.
A new study has found the Scottish identity is more inclusive than Englishness for many ethnic groups.
New plans to crackdown on unfair delivery charges have been welcomed in the north and north-east.
The Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland yesterday argued undecided voters are switching to the No side as September's independence referendum draws near.
Former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy claims that Scottish independence would inflict "huge damage" on the Highland economy.
The UK Government and the police have been accused of breaching information laws and "hiding" the true cost of the Cabinet's visit to Aberdeen.
A north-east MP has urged residents to get in touch if they are concerned about fracking for shale gas in the area.
A total of £17million was spent last year upgrading RAF Lossiemouth to get the base ready to become the front-line of the UK's air defences.
A mother has been left heart-broken over claims that a jet crash which killed three Moray airmen may have been caused by a failure to learn lessons from her son's death.
Chancellor George Osborne has insisted his opposition to a currency union with an independent Scotland is not a campaign tactic.
The flaws in a controversial benefit scheme are so bad that appointing a new contractor to carry out assessments will not solve the problems, according to a Commons committee.
The number of disabled, lone parents, women and young people in Scotland who have had their benefits "sanctioned" has soared in the past four years.