The political and policy-based implications of the new Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.
English-wide interests and identities need to be reflected and expressed in a reconstituted UK.
Plus: the pleasures of getting fatter, and an audience at No 10.
If Scottish Labour is to be rebuilt, it must draw inspiration from the energy, civic nationalism and creativity demonstrated by the pro-independence movement.
NS editor Jason Cowley writes from a cold, grey-skied Edinburgh on the eve of the vote.
Whatever happens, it all goes back to a quiet word in Pitlochry in the early months of 2012.
The nearer we got to polling day, the less the campaign became about statehood and the more it became about policy, from child poverty to social justice, from Gaza to Iraq.
The polls open for the Scottish independence referendum today.
We've heard a lot about the implications for the currency and the EU, but what would a Yes vote mean for culture, sport, elections and international treaties?
A selection of the best, or most ridiculous, newspaper front pages during the Scottish referendum campaign.
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