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Friday, September 19, 2014
On the eve of Scotland's historic independence referendum, U.S. President Barack Obama issued a plea for Washington's key ally Britain to remain “strong, robust and united.”
As Scots prepare to vote for or against independence, the Loch Ness monster's thoughts remain typically shrouded in mystery and there are fears he may have already made up his mind.
British no-frills airline easyJet said on Thursday it had finalized a deal to buy 27 single-aisle A320 jets worth US$2.05 billion at list prices from European aircraft maker Airbus.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
A special EU summit called by the French and Italian leaders in Italy next month to boost jobs and jumpstart the bloc's sluggish economy has been postponed indefinitely, diplomats said on Wednesday.
Campaigners scramble for votes as 'No' win looms
Campaigners for and against Scottish independence scrambled to win over voters on Wednesday on the final day of campaigning as fresh opinion polls suggested a very slight majority for the “No.”
The history of Scotland's path to independence is long and windy
On Calton Hill, overlooking Edinburgh, stands Scotland's National Monument. A colonnade of classical stone pillars modeled on the Parthenon in Athens, it's grand, inspiring — and unfinished, ever since the money to build it ran out two centuries ago.
The people of Scotland will decide on Thursday whether to end a partnership with the rest of the United Kingdom that has lasted more than 300 years. Here is a guide to Scotland as the historic vote nears.
Queen Elizabeth II can keep her magnificent Scottish castle at Balmoral should Scots vote for independence — and chances are she will be able to keep her role as well.
Elizabeth II will keep her castle, will she keep her title, too?
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Wednesday branded moves for independence such as those in Scotland and Spain's Catalonia region a “torpedo” to European integration.
Madrid get off to a flying start
Real Madrid started the defense of its Champions League crown with an emphatic 5-1 victory over Basel on Tuesday, while Liverpool celebrated its return to Europe's top club competition with a dramatic 2-1 win against Bulgarian side Ludogorets.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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