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As independence vote nears, here's all you need to know about Scotland

Sep 17, 2014

As independence vote nears, here's all you need to know about Scotland

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. #World #NewsTracker #England #David Cameron #Scotland #Great Britain #Church of Scotland
Britain pledges state funding to Scotland as referendum draws closer

Sep 16, 2014

Britain pledges state funding to Scotland as referendum draws closer

London's rush to grant more powers to Scotland in an attempt to pull voters behind the union risks stoking anger among both voters and lawmakers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland where such guarantees are unlikely to be given. #NewsTracker #David Cameron #Britain #Labour Party #Secession #Gordon Brown #Poll #Scotland #UK #Referendum #Ed Miliband #Scottish independence #YouGov #Queen Elizabeth Scottish Monarchy
Ex-PM Brown wrestles with Scotland's fate as referendum draws closer

Sep 15, 2014

Ex-PM Brown wrestles with Scotland's fate as referendum draws closer

As Prime Minister David Cameron pondered his options in London and sterling fell after a poll showed separatists were on course to win independence, Brown took action. #NewsTracker #David Cameron #Britain #Labour Party #Secession #Gordon Brown #Poll #Scotland #UK #Referendum #Ed Miliband #Scottish independence #YouGov #Queen Elizabeth Scottish Monarchy
China concerned over territorial disputes as Scottish referendum draws closer

Sep 15, 2014

China concerned over territorial disputes as Scottish referendum draws closer

A diminished Britain would therefore be bad for export-reliant China as it seeks international support against trade protectionism. #HowThisWorks #China #David Cameron #Britain #Labour Party #Secession #Taiwan #Poll #Scotland #UK #Referendum #Scottish independence #YouGov #Queen Elizabeth Scottish Monarchy

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London 2012: Do the Olympics herald a 'new Britain'?

Aug 12, 2012

London 2012: Do the Olympics herald a 'new Britain'?

If Britain wants to use the Olympics and Paralympics to inspire creation of a "new Britain", by all means. But every Briton will have to work at it to make it a reality. It doesn't come from simply watching sport, or the Spice Girls. #OnOurMind #2012 London Olympics #Spice Girls #Great Britain #Closing ceremony
Murray aftermath: Britain's unhealthy obsession with defeat

Jul 10, 2012

Murray aftermath: Britain's unhealthy obsession with defeat

Britain doesn't give a toss if they win any or all the other Wimbledon titles - they only want the men's. And in some cases, they only want the right kind of person to win the men's. #ThatsJustWrong #Roger Federer #Andy Murray #Britain #London Olympics 2012 #Wimbledon 2012

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Murray aftermath: Britain's unhealthy obsession with defeat

Sep 15, 2014

British prime minister campaigns against Scottish independence

British Prime Minister David Cameron pushed hard against Scottish independence Monday, three days before Scots vote on whether to secede from Britain... #United Kingdom #David Cameron
Murray aftermath: Britain's unhealthy obsession with defeat

Sep 14, 2014

Scottish independence could result in the end of Great Britain

Be in no doubt — a few days from now, Britain could cease to exist. The polls are evenly split, and the momentum is with the separatists... #United Kingdom #Great Britain
Murray aftermath: Britain's unhealthy obsession with defeat

Sep 14, 2014

Van Baarle wins Tour of Britain

Dutch rider Dylan van Baarle wins Tour of Britain for Garmin-Shar... #United Kingdom #Garmin Ltd.