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In the past, there had been sound and fury. There had been finger jabbing. There had been angry accusations - and indignant counter claims.
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.
The SNP government publishes its 670-page "blueprint for independence" White Paper. The unionist parties will also publish their ideas for keeping the UK together.
Royal Assent is given to the Referendum Bill, making it an act of the Scottish Parliament.
A formal 16-week campaign period begins during which time limits will apply to the amount of money registered campaigners can spend.
On Thursday, 18 September, people in Scotland vote in the independence referendum. They will be asked the yes/no question: "Should Scotland be an independent country?"
BBC broadcaster Jackie Bird speaks to women about what they want from the referendum
Who is behind the campaigns on Scottish independence?
The BBC's Laura Bicker looks at how voter registration is going
We explain what happens if you're on holiday or turning 16 on referendum day
How the latest BBC TV referendum debate went down
Sixty-second explainer looking at a 'Yes' and a 'No' result
Examining the five areas of concern voiced by the CBI
Exploring the issues at the heart of the post-Yes childcare debate
Prof John Curtice looks at who the undecideds in the referendum are
Airlines, banks, and financial firms talk about 'Yes' and 'No'
Is Scotland the world's 14th richest nation?
Yes, no, not sure and not telling - comedians are talking politics
North Sea resources - how big and how lucrative?
Psychologists on how Scots will react to currency union rejection
Is there an alternative to a currency union?
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