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  By G.A.Ponsonby
 
The BBC is tonight facing calls to end its relationship with a London based pro-Union lobbying group after it emerged the organisation is to hold a dinner that will promote the No campaign.
 
In an announcement tonight the CBI has confirmed Prime Minister David Cameron will attend an event in support of Better Together campaign.

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  By a Newsnet reporter
 
A BBC Scotland reporter who was recently accused of having used bogus figures in order to criticise the Scottish NHS, has attempted to use NHS statistics in order to cast doubt on the effectiveness of the SNP's referendum campaign.
 
Eleanor Bradford told viewers of Reporting Scotland that newly published figures for the Scottish NHS were not what the SNP wanted, because the NHS had become central to the independence campaign.

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  By a Newsnet reporter
 
Scottish oilfields are holding a potential billion pound "windfall" the CEO of oil company Faroe Petroleum has said today.
 
In an article in industry magazine Energy Voice, Graham Stewart said Scotland's oil fields could produce £billions more if companies were provided with the right fiscal incentive.

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  By a Newsnet reporter
 
The BBC has ended a news blackout that saw the broadcaster refuse to report counter claims to those from Sir Ian Wood after the former tycoon launched an attack on the Scottish Government’s oil estimates.
 
Following a near two-day refusal to report statements from a leading industry body and academics, the corporation has bowed to pressure and published a report containing comments in support of the Scottish Government.

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  By G.A.Ponsonby
 
A leading member of the anti-independence campaign Better Together has publicly admitted that a key claim her campaign made about the Scottish economy is 'probably misleading'.
 
Catriona Headley who represents the pro-Union alliance in female centred debates and discussions made the admission after being challenged about a claim that appeared on an official Better Together leaflet.

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  By Martin Kelly
 
A newly independent Scotland would have a better Human Development Index (HDI) than the rest of the UK, even without oil, a leading international finance company has said.
 
A report by Credit Suisse has concluded that on key areas of life expectancy, education, and income a newly independent Scotland would be ranked higher than the rest of the United Kingdom.

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  By Martin Kelly
 
Doubts over the accuracy of figures on remaining North Sea oil reserves claimed by Sir Ian Wood have emerged after representatives of the industry publicly backed the 24 billion barrel figure used by the Scottish Government.
 
Speaking to the Sunday Herald, industry body Oil and Gas UK said: “we remain of the view that there could be up to 24bn barrels of oil and gas to recover.”

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