Latest News Wires Leaders faced off in final debate before Scottish independence vote

Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling clashed in a final debate on questions from defense to the sustainability of an economy dependent on revenues from North Sea oil, but the heart of the 90-minute exchange centered on what currency an independent Scotland would use.

By , Associated Press

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Scotland's leading politician vied with Britain's former treasury chief in a heated televised debate Monday, making a final push to capture wavering voters three weeks ahead of a historic referendum on Scottish independence.