A pro-independence supporter holds a "Yes" flag as Scottish MP Jim Murphy addresses pro-union "Better Together" campaign supporters in Edinburgh on September 8, 2014, ahead of the upcoming Scottish independence referendum. AFP PHOTO/ANDY BUCHANAN
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Britain's political leaders scrambled to offer Scotland greater autonomy Monday in a last-minute bid to stave off independence, as the pound sank on opinion polls suggesting separatists are gaining ground.Conservative, Labor and Liberal Democrat parties, which all oppose independence, are preparing to offer Scotland even more financial independence, including greater tax-raising powers.Supporters of independence accuse the No side of running a negative campaign that overstates the risks of independence.Analysts said with 10 days to go, markets were waking up to the uncertainties of independence, which include Scotland's status in the European Union, its share of Britain's national debt, its stake in North Sea oil revenue and its currency.Pro-independence leaders say an independent Scotland would continue to use the pound, but the British government says it won't agree to that.
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