Backlash fears after Scottish vote

Sep 20, 2014

Backlash fears after Scottish vote

Scotland’s “no” to independence may have saved British Prime Minister David Cameron his job, but sweeping pledges of a constitutional shake-up could undermine his re-election drive and trigger more political instability. Responding to what he called a “clear” rejection of Scottish independence on Friday, ...

Investors breathe sigh of relief at Scottish vote

Sep 20, 2014

Investors breathe sigh of relief at Scottish vote

Scotland’s decision to reject independence from the United Kingdom gave British markets a short-term lift Friday but worries over future constitutional changes kept a lid on the relief rally. The No campaign won 55.3 percent of the votes cast in Thursday’s referendum against 44.7 ...

Scots to gain more power despite 'no' vote

Sep 19, 2014

Scots to gain more power despite 'no' vote

Scotland may have rejected independence but will now be handed new powers by Britain that could amount to effective home rule — though experts warn that agreeing these could be messy. “Devo max” — greater powers that fall short of full independence — was ...

Sep 19, 2014

Photo allegedly shows 'Nessie' in English lake

As Scots voted against independence on Thursday, the Loch Ness monster’s thoughts remained typically shrouded in mystery and there were fears he may had already made up his mind. “Nessie” has given locals in northern Scotland the heebie-jeebies for centuries, but there was mild ...