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 ...

Poor politics led to Scot vote

Sep 16, 2014

Poor politics led to Scot vote

by Kevin Rafferty

The very fact that a referendum is being held at all on Scottish independence is an indictment of the quality of British politicians going back particularly to Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who triggered Scots' simmering resentment against Westminster with her infamous poll tax.