Polls on eve of referendum suggest Scots to vote `No`
Polls on eve of referendum suggest Scots to vote `No`

Opinion polls on the eve of Scotland`s historic referendum suggest voters will narrowly reject independence, as the rival camps battle on, aware the result remains too close to call.

Scotland`s `Yes` campaign winning Facebook battle

Scotland`s "Yes" campaign appears to have the edge online, figures released by Facebook on Tuesday showed, even though it is still trailing slightly in the polls despite a late surge.

Britain `not responsible` for execution of Iraqi in 2003

Britain is not responsible for the apparent torture and execution of an Iraqi captured by British forces in 2003, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday.

Who`s who on the Iraq-Syria battleground
Who`s who on the Iraq-Syria battleground

Jihadists, peshmerga, Shiite militia, anti-Assad rebels, regular troops and foreign advisors, a short summary of who is fighting who in Iraq and Syria:

Britain pledges state funding to Scotland ahead of independence vote

Britain promised to guarantee Scotland`s high levels of state funding, granting Scots control over healthcare spending in a last-ditch attempt to shore up support for the United Kingdom before Thursday`s vote on independence.

US prefers a united Britain

 The White House has said that the Obama administration prefers a "united" Britain, two days before the Scots cast their votes on whether to split.

Britain says no rescue mission as does not know where IS hostages are

Britain ruled out a mission by special forces to rescue a Briton whose life was threatened in the latest execution video released by Islamic State militants, saying on Monday it did not know where he and other hostages were being held.

US wants `strong, robust, united` UK : White House

The United States stepped into Scotland's knife-edge independence debate on Monday, indicating that it hoped its "special relationship" with ally Britain remained "united."

Britain`s Prince Harry turns 30 with a beer and a fortune

Prince Harry celebrated his 30th birthday Monday with a beer after the end of his multi-sport event for wounded troops, and with a windfall from his late mother Diana`s estate.

US wants `strong, robust, united` UK : White House

The United States stepped into Scotland's knife-edge independence debate on Monday, indicating that it hoped its "special relationship" with ally Britain remained "united."

'Britain to curb Muslim Brotherhood operations in London'

Britain is set to impose curbs on organisations linked to Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and block its activists from moving to London after a report by a senior diplomat raised concerns over the group's links to extremists.

Worry, mystification in China over Scotland independence vote

 As Scotland heads to the polls this week to vote on whether to become independent, one country with restive regions of its own is watching the debate unfold with nervousness and some mystification - China.

US sees Middle East help fighting IS, Britain cautious after beheading

Washington said countries in the Middle East had offered to join air strikes against Islamic State militants and Australia said it would send troops, but Britain held back even after the group beheaded a British hostage and threatened to kill another.

Fate of United Kingdom hangs in balance after latest Scotland polls
Fate of United Kingdom hangs in balance after latest Scotland polls

The future of Scotland and the United Kingdom looked uncertain on Sunday, five days before a historic referendum on independence, as polls showed the rival campaigns running desperately close.

ISIS is the richest terror group in history, earning $3 million a day: Reports

Oil smuggling, human trafficking, theft and extortion are some of the source of income of the the dreaded terrorist group the Islamic State or the ISIS, according to reports.

David Haines beheading video confirmed genuine; UK PM Cameron vows to hunt down ISIS 'monsters'
David Haines beheading video confirmed genuine; UK PM Cameron vows to hunt down ISIS 'monsters'

The United Kingdom on Sunday confirmed that the video of the beheading of one of its citizens David Haines released by the Islamic State or the ISIS terror group was genuine.

Wanted: Helicopter pilot for Queen

If you like flying high with the rich and famous, then this is the job for you.

US `shoulder to shoulder` with Britain after hostage murder: Obama
US `shoulder to shoulder` with Britain after hostage murder: Obama

US President Barack Obama expressed solidarity Saturday with ally Britain, after British captive David Haines was murdered by Islamic State militants claiming revenge for the countries` campaign against them.

US banks on strong Iraq coalition, but allies are hesitant

The United States says it is "comfortable" it can forge an international coalition to fight Islamic State, but with Western and Middle Eastern allies hesitant, it risks finding itself out on a limb.

Scotland polls put `No` camp ahead as Salmond hits out

Opinion polls gave campaigners for Scotland to stay in Britain a slight lead Friday as First Minister Alex Salmond hit back at business leaders who revealed their independence contingency plans.