Independence referendum — time to make your mark

18 September 2014 12.00am.

Murray tweets support for Yes camp

Tennis player Andy Murray has declared his support for the Yes campaign in the independence referendum.

Seize this opportunity: Salmond

The referendum will be the "most exciting day in Scottish democracy", Alex Salmond declared as he called on voters to "seize the opportunity" and ...

Gordon Brown helps Better Together to find the passion

Half love-in, half lock-in, Better Together’s last pre-poll rally finally found the passionate voice often lacking from its campaign.

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Alex Salmond asks ‘Team Scotland’ to write history

Alex Salmond has talked of a carnival atmosphere several times throughout this campaign. It definitely came to Perth Concert Hall for most of last ...

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Latest poll gives No narrow lead

The No campaign has retained a narrow lead ahead of today's Scottish independence referendum, according to the latest opinion polls.

Dow hits record after Fed statement

The US stock market rose after the Federal Reserve told investors to expect low interest rates for a while yet, pushing the Dow Jones industrial ...

800 Phones 4u jobs saved

Some of the 5,600 Phones 4u jobs in peril following the retailer's collapse have been saved after Dixons Carphone offered to take on 800 posts.

UK

Search for new commissioner begins

The process of replacing Shaun Wright as South Yorkshire's police and crime commissioner (PCC) will begin today.

Chameleon snares top photo prize

An action shot of a chameleon as it snares its prey with its extended tongue has scooped top prize in an animal photography competition.

Tax disc axe 'will spark avoidance'

Next month's ending of the need to display a car tax disc could lead to tax evasion costing the economy £167 million a year, according to the RAC.

Award for flute virtuoso Sir James

Flautist Sir James Galway has been celebrated by the classical music world with a lifetime achievement honour at the annual Gramophone Awards.

Flaky Kate gets the Bake Off boot

Contestant Kate Henry saw her Great British Bake Off dreams crumble when she became the latest hopeful to leave the tent - after a flaky performance ...

Stamps mark seaside architecture

Ten new stamps celebrating the variety and originality of the UK's seaside architecture are being launched by the Royal Mail today.

Armstrong lands Danger Mouse role

Pointless host Alexander Armstrong has landed the starring role for the return of much-loved cartoon character Danger Mouse.