09/17/14 08:16 AM
MONTREAL (AP) — Quebec's separatists are watching closely this week to see if the Scottish independence movement has learned from their failed attempts to break away from Canada. And they could be rejuvenated if Scotland breaks away from the United Kingdom. The Scottish National Party, which is...
09/16/14 04:33 PM
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09/16/14 01:17 PM
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — The two sides in Scotland's independence debate scrambled Tuesday to convert undecided voters, with just two days to go until a referendum on separation. The pitch of the debate has grown increasingly shrill as both sides make their oft-repeated claims and promises...
09/16/14 11:32 AM
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — 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. It's a fitting...
By Peter Morici | 09/15/14 11:56 AM
Without oil and its big financial sector employers, Scottish taxes would become too burdensome for high tech and good-paying industries, and those would ultimately leave, too.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/15/14 05:20 PM
The Arizona Republican said a major reason he is concerned is that he believes Great Britain is the most important military and intelligence ally the United States has, according to the Financial Times.
09/15/14 11:16 AM
BRUSSELS (AP) — If Scottish voters this week say Yes to independence, not only will they tear up the map of Great Britain, they'll shake the twin pillars of Western Europe's postwar prosperity and security — the European Union and the U.S.-led NATO defense alliance. In breaking away from the...
09/15/14 09:16 AM
PRAGUE (AP) — British boy Ashya King underwent his first proton beam therapy session for a life-threatening brain tumor in Prague on Monday, a week after the 5-year-old boy was flown here from Spain. Ashya's case caused an international uproar after his parents removed him from an English...
By Jennifer Peebles | 09/14/14 05:13 PM
Queen Elizabeth II had previously said the issue was one for the people of Scotland to decide.
By Luke Rosiak | 09/14/14 04:23 PM
But the British prime minister said he does not intend to put troops on the ground in either Iraq or Syria.
By Jennifer Peebles | 09/14/14 04:03 PM
Intelligence officials in the U.S. and Britain can secretly get information from individual computers and smartphones in Germany, a leading German publication says, citing information from American leaker Edward Snowden.
09/13/14 10:31 AM
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — On the south side of Glasgow, in the heartland of Scotland's Asian community, support for independence from the United Kingdom is strong as Thursday's referendum nears. Colorful displays of Yes posters outnumber those backing the Better Together campaign. Talk on the...
By Zack Colman | 09/12/14 08:56 AM
A full 53 percent of Conservative members of parliament said the scientific consensus that humans are driving climate change hasn't been confirmed, a revelation that could cloud British Prime Minister David Cameron's appearance at a United Nations-hosted climate summit.
09/11/14 04:47 PM
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Catalans energized by Scotland's upcoming independence referendum protested Thursday for a secession vote aimed at carving out a new Mediterranean nation in what is now northeastern Spain. The events illustrated how the Scottish vote in just one...
09/11/14 07:31 AM
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — When the campaign to keep Scotland in the United Kingdom launched a recent TV ad, the spot went viral — but for all the wrong reasons. In a kitchen, a woman complains that while her husband can't stop talking about the independence referendum, she doesn't have time to...
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