Major cities across Britain are becoming home to "hipster hotspots'' - pushing up house prices strongly in places such as Bristol, Manchester and Edinburgh as well as in London - research has found.
Independence "Inevitable" Believe Most Scots
A majority of Scots are still sceptical about independence but most think it is inevitable by 2045 at the latest.
Independence is backed by 47% of people in Scotland, slightly more than the 45% who voted Yes last September, according to a Panelbase poll for The Sunday Times.
The result mirrors a YouGov poll for sister paper The Times yesterday which found 48% support for independence. Other recent polls have put support for independence as high as 53%
Over two thirds of people in the latest Panelbase poll believe independence is inevitable within 30 years.
Just under a third (31%) think it is likely in five to 10 years, up from 25% in April, nearly a quarter (24%) think it will happen in 10 to 15 years, while over a tenth (12%) think it will happen in 20 to 30 years.
More people (45%) believe Scotland would be financially worse off under independence than those who think it would be better off (36%) while 8% are unsure.
Ms Sturgeon has pledged to set out the circumstances under which she would sanction another referendum in the SNP's 2016 Holyrood manifesto.
Senior SNP politicians have suggested a vote to leave the EU against Scotland's will, a failure to meet their expectations of more powers, a vote to renew Trident, ongoing austerity and perhaps a decision to go to war in Syria as possible triggers.
The Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (Cosla) has said that any more cuts to local government funding will result in "severe consequences'' for jobs across the country.
Almost 65,000 Scots aged 60 and over feel lonelier during the festive period, according to figures from Age Scotland.
The Government goes to the Supreme Court today in the latest stage of the legal battle over Brexit.
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