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  • Britain's Cameron overheard saying Queen 'purred' at Scottish 'No' vote September 24, 2014

    Manchester, England: Britain's monarch is famously above politics, but Prime Minister David Cameron was overheard on Tuesday saying Queen Elizabeth had "purred" with happiness when he phoned her to inform her Scotland had voted to reject independence. In New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly, TV crews accidentally picked...
  • India can learn from Scottish vote: Shashi Tharoor September 19, 2014

    London: The result of the Scottish referendum gave a "good and healthy signal" to the world and offered a lesson in unity to India, Congress politician and author Shashi Tharoor said on Friday. As Scots voted decisively in favour of staying within the United Kingdom, the Thiruvananthapuram MP said, "There...
  • UK PM Cameron lauds 'No' campaign, Scots for keeping the union intact September 19, 2014

    United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron lauded the 'No' campaign and the people of Scotland for keeping the union intact. He said, "The people of Scotland have spoken, and it is a clear result. They have kept our country of four nations together. I am a passionate believer in our...
  • Scotland to stay with UK as 55% Scots say no to independence September 19, 2014

    Scotland has made it's choice and its going to stay with the United Kingdom. 55 per cent of the Scots have said no to independence. Scottish independence leader Alex Salmond has conceded defeat in the historic vote. ...
  • Scots spurn independence, vote to stay in the United Kingdom September 19, 2014

    Edinburgh: Scotland has chosen to stay in the United Kingdom, spurning independence in a historic referendum that had worried allies and investors, results showed on Friday with more than two thirds of the vote declared. Scotland's final verdict on the union should be clear within two hours. Supporters of the United...
  • Scottish referendum: 4.2 million people registered to vote September 19, 2014

    The crucial result of the Scottish referendum will be known only after the counting of votes gets over. 4.2 million people had registered to vote, making this the largest electorate ever in Scotland. If Scotland decides to leave the United Kingdom, it leaves behind England, Wales and Northern Ireland. A...
  • Live: Scotland rejects independence from the UK, 45% say yes and 55% no after counting in 30 of 32 districts September 19, 2014

    Scots agonized over the fate of their country on Friday after record numbers voted in a divisive independence referendum that could break apart the United Kingdom. Scotland's verdict on the union should be clear around breakfast time. Voters lined up at polling stations across Scotland to vote with 4.28 million...
  • Vote counting begins in Scotland on independence September 19, 2014

    Edinburgh: Excitement vied with apprehension as Scottish voters went to the polls on Thursday in a referendum on independence, deciding whether to dissolve a 307year union with England that brought prosperity but has increasingly felt stifling to many Scots. As the polls closed and the vote counting began, there was a quiet...
  • Scotland referendum: Where will the oil revenue go? September 18, 2014

    Scotland voted on Thursday on whether to stay within the United Kingdom or end the 307yearold union with England and become an independent nation in a finely balanced referendum with farreaching consequences. ...
  • Scotland referendum: What is at stake? September 18, 2014

    Scotland voted on Thursday on whether to stay within the United Kingdom or end the 307yearold union with England and become an independent nation in a finely balanced referendum with farreaching consequences. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 18, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • Businessmen at ScottishEnglish border worry independence may complicate things for them September 18, 2014

    Scotland is about to make a decision that could spell the end of the United Kingdom as we now know it. The impact of tomorrow's independence referendum is going to be huge. And the latest polls show a divided nation, where undecided voters could determine the future. Many business owners...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 18, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Watch: What an independent Scotland could mean for the makers of Scotch September 18, 2014

    The uncertainty over referendum is causing concern for one of Scotland's most iconic industries, and one of its biggest exports. CNN's Max Foster explains what an independent Scotland could mean for makers of Scotch. ...
  • News 360: PM Modi raises border issue with Chinese President Xi September 18, 2014

    Amidst repeated incursions by the Chinese Army along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed concern over the issue in his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Modi told Xi that it was important to address the border issue soon and the Chinese...
  • Watch: What the Scots feel about the referendum September 18, 2014

    Voting has begun in Scotland for the crucial referendum to decide whether to break away from the United Kingdom. Voters began queuing at polling stations from very early in the morning. With 4.2 million people registered to vote, this will be the largest electorate ever in Scotland. Up until Wednesday,...
  • Scotland votes on independence, United Kingdom's fate on knifeedge September 18, 2014

    Scotland voted on Thursday on whether to stay within the United Kingdom or end the 307yearold union with England and become an independent nation in a finely balanced referendum with farreaching consequences. From remote highlands and islands to the tough city estates of Glasgow, people were almost equally divided over a...
  • Scotland votes on independence from United Kingdom September 18, 2014

    Edinburgh: Scotland voted on Thursday in an independence referendum that could break up the centuriesold United Kingdom and create Europe's newest state since the collapse of Yugoslavia. Some 97 per cent of eligible Scots, nearly 4.3 million people have registered to vote, underscoring the passions that the historic decision has...
  • How an independent Scotland will impact the farmers September 18, 2014

    Farmers in rural Scotland will be heavily impacted either way the votes goes. As CNN's Nic Robertson reports, their livelihoods are also on the line. Watch the video for more. ...
  • Watch: Scotland's currency dilemma September 18, 2014

    The people of Scotland will vote on Thursday whether to seek independence from the United Kingdom. In the final few days of campaigning for Scottish independence, currency is one of the big campaign battlegrounds. CNN's Nina Dos Santos takes a look at why it is causing so many disagreements. ...
  • Scotland's independence vote: How will the results come? September 18, 2014

    Edinburgh: Scots vote on whether to declare independence from the United Kingdom in a referendum on Thursday. Following are details on how and when the results are due. The vote The ballot paper will ask "Should Scotland be an independent country?" Voters will be asked to put a cross in either...
  • If Scotland votes 'yes', it will be the 35th new nation born since 1990 September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: If Scotland votes for independence from the United Kingdom in Thursday's referendum, it will become the 35th nation to gain independence since the 1990. The end of cold war with the collapse of Soviet Union led to the creation of dozens of new countries in Europe and Asia. Lithuania...
  • Scotland polls: Want independence for the benefit of the Scottish people, say residents September 18, 2014

    Scottish Parliament general election will be held on Thursday. One of the locals said, "I will be voting on Thursday because I believe that an independent country will always have the advantage of tackling poverty, equality and economy better." ...
  • Scots to decide today the fate of United Kingdom September 18, 2014

    Scottish Parliament general election will be held on Thursday. The world's attention is on the people of Scotland who not only decide the fate of Scotland, but also the future of United Kingdom. ...
  • 'Yes' or 'No' to United Kingdom, Scotland to decide today September 18, 2014

    London: Will the United Kingdom or Great Britain survive as one nation? It depends on the people of Scotland. Scotland is voting on Thursday to decide whether it should continue to be a part of the British Empire or whether it should declare independence. The world attention is on the...
  • Don't leave the UK: David Cameron's emotional appeal to Scotland September 16, 2014

    Two days ahead of the referendum, UK Prime Minister David Cameron made an emotional appeal, begging the people of Scotland not to leave the United Kingdom. ...
  • Independence won't be a trial separation, but a painful divorce: PM Cameron to Scotland September 16, 2014

    London/Aberdeen: Prime Minister David Cameron used his last visit to Scotland before a historic independence referendum this week to implore Scots to remain part of the United Kingdom, warning on Monday that a breakaway vote would be irreversible. With opinion polls suggesting the referendum remains too close to call, Cameron, the...
  • Scottish independence: Currency one of the campaign battlegounds September 16, 2014

    In the final few days of campaigning for Scottish independence, currency is one of the big campaign battlegrounds. Scotland surrendered its coinage 307 years ago when it became a part of the United Kingdom. Now with the chance to reclaim its own sovereignty, there's one part of the UK proindependence...
  • Nationalists march against 'biased' BBC Scotland vote coverage September 14, 2014

    Glasgow: Some 2,000 demonstrators took to the streets of Glasgow today to protest against the BBC's coverage of Scotland's independence referendum, four days before the knifeedge vote. Demonstrators claimed that coverage by the British broadcaster has been biased against the separatist "Yes" camp, which wants Scotland to break away from the...
  • Scottish independence could mean messy divorce September 14, 2014

    London: How do you divorce after a 300year union? It's complicated, and there is a deadline. If Scots vote yes to separation on Thursday, a clock starts ticking down to March 24, 2016 the independence day declared by the Scottish government. The British and Scottish administrations have agreed that they will...