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Bill Clinton urges Scots to stay

Former US president Bill Clinton has stepped into the Scottish referendum debate - urging the country to vote to stay in the UK.

Yes vote austerity warning issued

An independent Scotland would face "unprecedented austerity" and be forced to introduce its own currency within one year if it reneges on its share ...

Scots vote neck-and-neck - polls

Polls suggest the Scottish referendum battle remains too close to call as both sides gear up for a frantic last day of campaigning.

Bank warns of money 'scramble'

Anything other than a decisive No vote in the Scottish referendum risks an economic slump in the country, banking giant UBS has warned.

Burntisland Yes painting ‘intimidating’ No voters, woman claims

A resident of Burntisland says she felt “intimidated and threatened” by the appearance of a Yes Scotland slogan on a public wall in the Fife town.

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Stocks up on Fed rates chatter

US stocks market rose today as investors waited to find out when the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates.

Bank warns of money 'scramble'

Anything other than a decisive No vote in the Scottish referendum risks an economic slump in the country, banking giant UBS has warned.

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Angry driver crashes off tow truck

A furious driver who refused to let his car be towed away took matters in to his own hands by brazenly reversing it off the back of a tow truck.

Two killed in helicopter sea crash

Two men died when a helicopter crashed into the sea today, police said.

Man 'forced to work without pay'

A vulnerable missing man was forced to work 15-hour days with no pay for 13 years, a trial has heard.

Thousands of council jobs to go

A further 6,000 jobs are set to be axed by Britain's largest local authority over the next four years, its leader has warned.

Man sought in missing Alice hunt

Detectives investigating the disappearance of schoolgirl Alice Gross say they are searching for a man who has been missing for nearly two weeks.

Boy 'shot girlfriend on birthday'

A teenage boy shot his girlfriend in the neck after she went to give him a birthday present, a court heard.

Tiger 'tore through' enclosure door

A tiger "tore through" the door of an enclosure which had a defective bolt and then "pounced" on a zoo keeper, a witness told an inquest today.