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Scotland's First Minister and Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Alex Salmond. ©Reuters/Russell Cheyne
With year to go, Scotland divided over independence

Voting for Scottish independence is "common sense", the leader of the movement to break away from the United Kingdom insisted a year to the day before Scotland votes in a referendum.

With year to go, Scotland divided over independence
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Football: Kazakhstan's Shakhter looses to Celtic in Champion League

Kazakhstan football club Shakhter of Karaganda has failed to prevail over Scottish Celtic in the second leg match of the final qualification round of the Champion League.

Football: Kazakhstan's Shakhter looses to Celtic in Champion League
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Football: Shakhter starts training in Glasgow

Kazakhstan's FC Shakhter held its first training for the second leg match against Scottish Celtic.

Football: Shakhter starts training in Glasgow
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Football: Kazakhstan fears crowd violence of Scottish during Shakhter-Celtic match

Use of pyrotechnics during the play-off match between Kazakhstan’s Shakhter and Scottish Celtic in Astana will be qualified as petty crime.

Football: Kazakhstan fears crowd violence of Scottish during Shakhter-Celtic match
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Children of overweight women die younger: study

Children born from obese women were 35 percent more likely to die prematurely in adulthood, according to a study Wednesday that warned of a growing epidemic.

Children of overweight women die younger: study
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Scottish Police probe claims of abuse at Catholic school

Scottish police on Monday confirmed they were investigating claims of physical and sexual abuse at one of Scotland's best known Catholic boarding schools.

Scottish Police probe claims of abuse at Catholic school
Peaceful role for drones explored at TED conference
Peaceful role for drones explored at TED conference

Unmanned drones, instead of being harbingers of death, should become a vital technological tool in the conservation fight and in delivering vital goods to remote areas.

Peaceful role for drones explored at TED conference
Scotland may have to reapply to UN and EU, says Britain
Scotland may have to reapply to UN and EU, says Britain

Scotland may have to reapply for membership of international organisations such as the UN and EU if it votes for independence.

Scotland may have to reapply to UN and EU, says Britain
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Football: Astana FC won over Scotland’s Dundee United

Kazakhstan’s football club has convincingly won over Scottish team with the score of 2:0.

Football: Astana FC won over Scotland’s Dundee United
Scotland secures terms for 2014 independence vote
Scotland secures terms for 2014 independence vote

Britain's prime minister and Scotland's first minister have fired the starting gun on a two-year campaign for the hearts and minds of Scottish voters ahead of an independence referendum to be held in 2014.

Scotland secures terms for 2014 independence vote