‘Please, please don’t kill him': British Muslims offer pleas for IS hostage
The Islamic State's most recent threat, to British taxi driver Alan Henning, has drawn deeply personal appeals.
As bombs fall in Syria, Britain inches toward war
Cameron gathers support for strikes against the Islamic State.
Things rich people do: Blanket their luxury Mercedes in Swarovski crystals
Was there really nothing better to do with that kind of money?
The economy, stupid, behind Scotland's 'No' vote
Scotland voted to stay in the UK, but not out of love.
In this other really important vote, Scotland actually voted 'Yes'
For the first time in 260 years, women will be allowed to join the famous St. Andrews golf club.
Scotland says naw: independence referendum fails after highest turnout in UK history
Heartbreak and relief as Scots vote 55 to 45 percent to stay part of the union.
The word on Scotland’s future is just hours away
And now there’s nothing to do but wait.
29 songs that are secretly about Scotland's independence referendum
From love ballads to punk anthems, here's a soundtrack to see you through the night.
A glossary of Scottish insults
There's a lot of passion surrounding the independence referendum. And that means Scots insulting each other in awesome ways.
How UK politicians messed up making the case for the union
Will the Yes side win independence in Scotland? Maybe. Did they have the better campaign? For sure.
Secessionists in Texas and Alaska are thrilled about Scotland's independence referendum
Separatist groups like the Texas Nationalist Movement and the Alaskan Independence Party are hoping the vote brings a 'paradigm shift.'
#IndyRef: ‘Scotland will never, ever be the same’
Scotland finally has its chance to seize independence. Will it take it? Nobody here feckin knows.
First volunteer gets experimental GSK Ebola shot in UK trial
The vaccine is designed to specifically target the Zaire strain of Ebola, the one circulating in the West Africa epidemic, the worst Ebola outbreak recorded.
Scotland’s other big vote: Letting women into one of pro golf’s oldest boys’ clubs
The storied Royal & Ancient Golf Club voted Thursday to accept women into their ranks. But the decision's about money, not equality.
The word on the street in Scotland
'Regardless of which way the vote goes, Scotland will never, ever be the same.'
This map shows all the countries that have declared independence from the British
Scotland could be next.
Britain's PM Cameron says UK will 'hunt down' Islamic State militants
He is facing increasing pressure to sanction airstrikes against IS following the beheading of British hostage David Haines.
Islamic State claims beheading of British hostage David Haines
The Sunni extremist group reportedly said it executed the British aid worker and threatened to kill another British hostage in retaliation for UK's entering a coalition with the US against the militants.
These 8 European separatist groups are totally inspired by Scotland right now
Here's a look at those who might be tempted to follow if the Scots end up voting for independence.
Watch how pro-independence Scots welcomed a group of anti-independence UK politicians in Glasgow
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The UK is panicking over next week’s Scottish independence vote
As a 307-year-old marriage teeters on divorce, unionists resort to desperate measures.
Britain to arm Iraqi Kurds with machine guns to fight Islamic State
Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said the shipment followed a request from the Iraqi government.
UK promises Scots more powers if they say no to independence
A Sunday Times poll showed for the first time that supporters of independence had taken a lead.
NATO to Putin: Don't even think about messing with eastern allies
The crisis in Ukraine is forcing the Western alliance back to a Cold War-style focus on collective defense.
In Europe’s oil capital, a tale of two cities
As Scotland prepares to vote on leaving the UK, some argue that independence is the best way to address growing inequality.
The West is raising the stakes over Ukraine
France halts warship sale to Russia, the EU is poised to impose more sanctions and NATO is boosting its defenses. But will it deter Putin?
Britain insists IS murder threat won’t affect policy
A video depicting the beheading of journalist Steven Sotloff warns that a British hostage is next in line.
As NATO leaders prepare for summit, Britain weighs the costs of war
Western countries will debate how to respond after IS releases a video apparently showing the beheading of another American journalist.
Police treated British rape victims like 'stupid, naughty' girls
A sex abuse investigation in Britain raises difficult questions of race and child protection.
Britain’s foreign fighters aren’t just in Syria
The UK’s stance on Brits battling overseas depends on who they’re fighting for.
Edinburgh’s feminist revolution
A steep rise in the number of women comedians at this year’s Fringe Festival reflects changing social mores.