2. David Cameron's promise of an in-out EU poll backfired on No camp claims about Scotland in Europe, as it demonstrated it is Tory Euro-scepticism and Westminster isolation that poses the biggest threat to Scotland's position in the EU.
3. EU scaremongering was dealt a further blow when Lord Mark Malloch-Brown, who served as the Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations and was a Foreign Office Minister in the last UK Labour government - serving in government alongside the No campaign chairman Alistair Darling - told the BBC the EU would be “anxious to embrace” an independent Scotland.
4. After scaremongering on the Scottish Government’s transition timetable, the UK government's own academic expert, Professor James Crawford, agreed that it is 'realistic'.
5. Moody’s downgrade of the UK’s triple-A rating blew a hole in claims AAA is only secure in the Union.
6. Mounting anger over the ‘bedroom tax’ and other welfare cuts is building the case for why Scotland needs the powers to make decision over welfare, with over 90% of Scottish MPs voting against the tax this week, yet people in Scotland will still be impacted.
7. Labour’s backing of Trident renewal came as a major blow to the No campaign as it underlined the only way Scotland can become free from nuclear weapons is to vote Yes in 2014.
8. Michael Moore also revealed he believed Westminster was a ‘remote’ institution from Scotland, demonstrating that even the Secretary of State thinks Westminster is not best placed to make decisions over Scotland.
9. Alistair Darling’s admission in an interview with Newsnight Scotland that it would be "desirable" and “logical” for an independent Scotland to keep the pound backfired on previous scaremongering on currency.
10. No camp politicians have frequently claimed an independent Scotland would need to renegotiate 14,000 treaties that the UK is signatory to, but Westminster has admitted that it has no idea how many treaties the UK is a party to – and many of the 14,000 treaties previously highlighted have terminated or were concluded on behalf of former colonies.