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It's all going great. A night of sultry warmth. An enthusiastic crowd. The Boss on top form, sometimes challenging, sometimes assertive, sometimes soothing.
The Section 30 Order giving Holyrood powers to hold a referendum by the end of 2014 was agreed by the Privy Council, a body made up of senior UK political figures.
The Scottish government introduces a Referendum Bill to the Scottish Parliament setting out the date of the ballot - 18 September, 2014.
MSPs take part in the final debate on the bill before voting to approve it.
Royal Assent is given to the Referendum Bill, making it an act of the Scottish Parliament.
This paves the way for the SNP government to publish its "prospectus for independence" White Paper. The unionist parties will also publish their ideas for keeping the UK together.
The pro-independence and anti-independence campaigns intensify.
The Scottish independence referendum takes place.
UK minister Michael Moore tells the BBC it would be "nonsensical" to negotiate the exit terms of Scottish independence ahead of the historic referendum.
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The "fine art" of crafting a referendum question
How might an independent Scotland write a constitution?
When the Quebec Premier came to Holyrood
Young voters quiz politicians ahead of the referendum
Why Alex Salmond is not keen to return Catalonia's admiration
Do you have to live in Scotland to be Scottish?
Residents in England want their say in Scots referendum
What are the important bits of the referendum deal?
What needs to be done before a referendum can be held
Can 16- and 17-year-olds be trusted with the vote?
What does business think of independence plans?
The rules to winning referendums... and losing them
Auld political enemies unite to keep the Union
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