It's one of the most inspiring stories of the whole independence campaign and has resulted in over four thousand pounds being raised by Yes supporters for a Glasgow Foodbank.
The brainchild of Yes Cyclist Mark Coburn, an appeal initially set up to pay for offices for some local Yes groups soon surpassed its total.

Willie McRae was a former vice-president of the SNP and a controversial anti-nuclear campaigner, when he was found dead at the wheel of his car in the remote Highlands.  At first it appeared he had veered off the road and crashed in a burn but the later discovery of a gun and a bullet wound to his head led police to conclude he had killed himself.

However, it had been fired twice and conspiracy theories were fuelled when it emerged the book McRae was writing, and his briefcase containing key documents, were missing.

  Some Scottish journalists and No supporters have questioned the metal health of the people filmed in the short documentary shown below.
The protestors were labelled "nutty", "bampots" and worse as one Labour parliamentary candidate, likened youngsters at the demo with Hitler Youth.

By John Finnie MSP

The quest to find a comparator for our constitutional debate invariably leads commentators to Quebec. Whilst the 1995 vote was narrowly lost 49.42 per cent Yes and 50.58 per cent No, the verdict of psephologists on the 1980 referendum was that the defeat was “because a French-speaking politician (Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau) was able to return to his native land and appeal to his brethren.” Is such a turn of events likely with our debate?

By Andrew Tickell

I coughed. I sputtered. I spat my Earl Gray down the wall. In awed silence, I goggled, caught between astonishment and incredulity.

Last night on the BBC's Scotland 2014 programme, Alistair Carmichael dumped a clanger.  Around four and a half minutes into the broadcast, the following exchange occurred between the host, Sarah Smith, and the Secretary of State for Scotland.


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