Alex Salmond resignation: Tributes from friends and rivals to outgoing First Minister

20 September 2014 10.44am.

Indyref reaction: ‘Relief’ for business community, say industry leaders

Industry experts claim that businesses are “relieved” that the people of Scotland said No to independence.

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Indyref reaction: Why the West Lothian Question now demands ‘decisive answer’

For nearly 40 years it has been a question without a definitive answer.

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Yes campaigners meet to thank Dundee for support

Yes campaigners gathered in Dundee’s City Square on Friday night to show their continued support for independence.

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Moody's backs UK rating after vote

Moody's Investors Services maintained its rating on United Kingdom government-backed bonds yesterday, after voters in Scotland decided against ...

Wall Street watches Alibaba debut

With Wall Street focused on the debut of Alibaba Group, the stock market drifted into the weekend and major indexes ended little changed.


Kidnap 'against Sharia', IS warned

The kidnap and threatened murder of Alan Henning is against Sharia law, three high-profile Muslims have warned Islamic State (IS).

Marilyn Monroe negative auctioned

A negative from Marilyn Monroe's first professional photoshoot goes under the hammer today.

Cowell blushes as shirt bursts open

X Factor boss Simon Cowell cringes with embarrassment after his shirt bursts apart, accidentally flashing his chest.

Two Britons missing after hurricane

Two Britons missing after a hurricane in Mexico are understood to be Paul Whitehouse and Simone Wood.

William joins Malta celebrations

The Duke of Cambridge will today join the people of Malta in celebrating the 50th anniversary of their independence.

Umunna caught out on Scotland team

Shadow cabinet minister Chuka Umunna was caught out when questioned about his party's team in Scotland after only being able to identify two of ...

Spoon-bender joins gorilla crusade

Spoon-bending psychic Uri Geller is to join TV conservationist Bill Oddie and London Mayor Boris Johnson's father Stanley today for a charity event ...