U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron appears to be attempting a last minute reversal by sneaking "Devo Max" — the option of devolving a maximum number of powers to a non-independent Scotland — into his "No" campaign. He had previously ruled out a devo max option.
With the result on a knife-edge only eight days to go before the vote, Cameron tried to pluck at the heart-strings of Scottish voters with a passionate plea in the Daily Mail today for a No vote in the independence referendum. "We desperately want you to stay," he writes. He appealed to a shared history that, he asserts, includes bringing democracy to "the world", abolishing slavery and defeating fascism: