Wednesday, November 27, 2013
An independent Scotland would keep the British pound, the queen and remain in the European Union but have its own defense force and collect its own taxes, First Minister Alex Salmond said on Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Swiss voters on Sunday massively rejected a proposal to cap executive pay at 12 times the wage of a firm's lowest earner, according to official referendum results.
European Central Bank Governing Council member Christian Noyer said on Monday that interest rates have to remain low for an extended period and might go even lower if needed as officials try to ensure the eurozone does not fall into deflation.
Monday, November 25, 2013
Bones believed to belong to Saint Peter, one of the founding fathers of the Catholic Church, went on display for the first time Sunday, as Pope Francis held a ceremony to end the “Year of Faith.”
A couple accused of keeping three women as slaves in a London house for 30 years are of Indian and Tanzanian origin and two of the victims were part of a political “collective,” police said on Saturday.
--A granddaughter of German painter Otto Dix, a few of whose works were discovered in the vast trove of Nazi-looted art stashed in a Munich flat, has called Germany's approach to the Third Reich's spoils “scandalous.”
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Iran and six world powers reached a breakthrough deal early on Sunday to curb Tehran's nuclear program in exchange for limited sanctions relief, in what could be the first sign of an emerging rapprochement between the Islamic state and the West.
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Rescuers in Latvia frantically combed the rubble of a supermarket on Friday, a day after its roof collapsed on shoppers near the capital Riga, killing at least 45 people.
China's rulers will ultimately take it upon themselves to dismantle the “great firewall” that limits its people's access to the Internet because doing so will boost China's economy, the inventor of the World Wide Web said.