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The question of Scottish independence will be answered in 2014

As a referendum on Scottish independence before the end of 2014 looks increasingly likely, it could be crunch time for the Union. Yet there is a noticeable lack of nationalistic noise in the Scottish press. In a country with so few Tory MPs, papers north of the border are, however, less than keen to be seen to back David Cameron. Hence editors have been imaginative in framing their arguments for staying in the…

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