The Scotsman Cartoon: Salmond and the referendum

Illustration: Iain Green
Illustration: Iain Green
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SNP leader Alex Salmond has urged people to steer clear of unionist rallies after Better Together accused the Yes campaign of turning “sinister”.

Labour MP Jim Murphy was pelted with eggs and said he has been threatened with violence during his 100 Towns in 100 Days tour.

Mr Salmond said, the referendum is “the most empowering story in history”. He also repeated his challenge for a televised debate with the Prime Minister, insisting Better Together leader Alistair Darling has now “withdrawn from the campaign” by refusing to do any more televised debates.

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