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British celebrities pick sides in Scottish referendum
British celebrities pick sides in Scottish referendum

Scotland's independence debate has gripped the world of show business, pitting heavyweights such as Paul McCartney and Sean Connery on opposite sides.

British celebrities pick sides in Scottish referendum
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Yen falls further, pound higher as Scotland vote looms

The yen fell again against the dollar and euro while the pound edged higher amid polls in Scotland showing a small majority against breaking from the UK.

Yen falls further, pound higher as Scotland vote looms
Scotland ready to make history: independence leader
Scotland ready to make history: independence leader

Scotland's pro-independence leade said the "eyes of the world" were on a referendum next week as officials reported record numbers registering to vote.

Scotland ready to make history: independence leader
If Scotland independence recognised, Crimea wants the same
If Scotland independence recognised, Crimea wants the same

Crimea's Kremlin-loyal leader said that if the world recognises an independent Scotland, then it should also offer similar to Crimea.

If Scotland independence recognised, Crimea wants the same
Scotland referendum campaigns neck and neck: poll
Scotland referendum campaigns neck and neck: poll

The rival campaigns in the Scottish independence vote are tied with just over a week to go.

Scotland referendum campaigns neck and neck: poll
Scots grapple with referendum tug-of-war at Highland games
Scots grapple with referendum tug-of-war at Highland games

Bagpipe music, caber-tossing and tugs-of-war were on everyone's minds at the Braemar Highland games presided over by Queen Elizabeth II.

Scots grapple with referendum tug-of-war at Highland games
Scottish vote reveals cracks in United Kingdom
Scottish vote reveals cracks in United Kingdom

The referendum has fired up debate in the rest of the United Kingdom over London's dominance and the historic ties that hold the country together.

Scottish vote reveals cracks in United Kingdom
Second poll shows jump in support for Scottish independence
Second poll shows jump in support for Scottish independence

A second poll showed support for Scottish independence rising from the historic referendum, more than halving the lead of the anti-independence camp.

Second poll shows jump in support for Scottish independence
Support for Scottish independence growing: poll
Support for Scottish independence growing: poll

Support for Scottish independence is increasing ahead of a referendum, amid attempts by David Cameron to make the business case for retaining the union.

Support for Scottish independence growing: poll
Cameron urges Scotland to stay as business leaders clash over independence
Cameron urges Scotland to stay as business leaders clash over independence

British Prime Minister heads to Scotland to make the business case for it remaining part of Britain.

Cameron urges Scotland to stay as business leaders clash over independence
Edinburgh and London grapple over North Sea's black gold
Edinburgh and London grapple over North Sea's black gold

North Sea oil has been at the centre of fierce debate over Scotland's future ahead of an independence vote next month.

Edinburgh and London grapple over North Sea's black gold
Leading Scottish historian backs independence campaign
Leading Scottish historian backs independence campaign

Prominent Scottish historian Tom Devine backed independence on Sunday in a boost to the Yes campaign a month from the referendum.

Leading Scottish historian backs independence campaign
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Cautious Royal Bank of Scotland reports sharp recovery

Britain's state-rescued Royal Bank of Scotland warned over future earnings despite posting a surge in profits.

Cautious Royal Bank of Scotland reports sharp recovery
Queen smashes whisky, gives her name to Britain's biggest warship
Queen smashes whisky, gives her name to Britain's biggest warship

Queen Elizabeth II smashed a bottle of whisky against Britain's biggest warship as she gave her name to the new aircraft carrier at a ceremony in Scotland.

Queen smashes whisky, gives her name to Britain's biggest warship
Fire engulfs historic Scottish art school
Fire engulfs historic Scottish art school

A blaze ripped through one of the world's top art schools in the Scottish city of Glasgow on Friday, damaging a historic building designed by the architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

Fire engulfs historic Scottish art school
Smoking ban reduces pre-term births, childhood asthma
Smoking ban reduces pre-term births, childhood asthma

Bans on smoking in public and the workplace led to a 10 percent drop in premature births and in emergency asthma treatment for children.

Smoking ban reduces pre-term births, childhood asthma
Cameron urges UK to unite to stop Scottish independence
Cameron urges UK to unite to stop Scottish independence

British Prime Minister David Cameron will urge people in all parts of the United Kingdom on Friday to try to persuade Scots to vote 'no' in their referendum on independence.

Cameron urges UK to unite to stop Scottish independence
Scottish police helicopter pub crash causes numerous casualties
Scottish police helicopter pub crash causes numerous casualties

A police helicopter smashed through the roof of a crowded pub in the Scottish city of Glasgow, causing numerous casualties including probable deaths and leaving several people trapped in the rubble, officials said Saturday.

Scottish police helicopter pub crash causes numerous casualties
Scotland to make case for independence
Scotland to make case for independence

The Scottish government on Tuesday unveils its legal argument for independence from the United Kingdom, but nationalist leaders face an uphill battle in convincing voters to end the 300-year union.

Scotland to make case for independence
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Space's 'Ferrari' set to fall to Earth

A science satellite dubbed the "Ferrari of space" for its sleek, finned looks will shortly run out of fuel and fall to Earth after a successful mission, the European Space Agency (ESA) says.

Space's 'Ferrari' set to fall to Earth