17 September 2014 Last updated at 22:56

How to vote in the Scottish referendumA polling station in Coulags, Scotland, 2011

The future of Scotland will be decided in the referendum on independence on 18 September. Here's a brief guide on how to make sure your vote is counted.

jobcentre plus picScotland's jobless total down 15,000

Unemployment in Scotland falls by 15,000 to 168,000 between May and July, taking the unemployment rate down to 6%.

Twitter dataReferendum round-up

It's one day to go until the referendum. For one last time, we round-up everything which happened on today's campaign trail.

Our Expert

Brian Taylor Article written by Brian Taylor Brian Taylor Political editor, Scotland

Time for the people to speak

The ballot box will soon have a voice, louder than any microphone or megaphone.

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Features & Analysis

  • Referendum cupcakes featuring a Scottish Saltire, (L) a Union flag (R) and a question mark (below) symbolising the "undecided voter" are pictured at a bakery in EdinburghDead heat

    What happens if the Scottish referendum result is a draw?

  • John Smith debating in 1979.TV moments

    The story of the 1979 devolution debate at the Oxford Union

  • World War OneHome rule

    How WWI halted a Scottish Parliament 100 years ago

  • voter with umbrella at 1999 Holyrood electionFair weather voters

    Do they really exist or is it just a lot of hot air?

  • world mediaIn the spotlight

    The world's media turns its gaze on Scotland

  • North Sea oil platformReferendum moments

    The story of North Sea oil told through BBC film

  • Yes/No badgesIn short

    The best of Radio 5 live's coverage of the Scottish independence referendum

  • Campaign broadcasts

    Links to the campaign broadcasts ahead of the Scottish independence referendum

  • Take part

    Join the audience for Radio Scotland's Big Debate each Friday


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