INDEPENDENT

  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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,...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • Polls open in historic Scottish independence vote September 18, 2014

    Edinburgh: Polls have opened across Scotland in a referendum that will decide whether the country leaves its 307yearold union with England and becomes an independent state. More than 2,600 polling places will be open on Thursday from 7 am (0600GMT, 2 am EDT) until 10 pm (2100GMT, 5 pm EDT). Turnout is...
  • Scottish minister insists of using pound even if gets independence September 17, 2014

    Edinburg: Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond on Tuesday insisted that an independent Scotland could not be prevented from using the pound. In an interview with Sky TV news, Salmond reiterated his desire to hold on to sterling, saying that the words about "being able to be vetoed from using the pound"...
  • 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...
  • Watch: Impact of vote for independence in Scotland on makers of Scotch September 13, 2014

    Days ahead the independence referendum in Scotland, the uncertainty is causing concern for one of country's most iconic industries. Here is the impact of the vote on the makers of Scotch. ...
  • 'New' Scots vote crucial to independence result September 13, 2014

    Glasgow: On the south side of Glasgow, in the heartland of Scotland's Asian community, support for independence from United Kingdom is strong as Thursday's referendum nears. Colorful displays of Yes posters outnumber those backing the Better Together campaign. Talk on the street is of opportunity and a chance to create a...
  • Scottish referendum campaign switches focus to Glasgow September 12, 2014

    Glasgow: Campaigners for and against Scotland's independence focused their efforts on Glasgow on Friday as separatist leader Alex Salmond said he was confident of victory despite a new poll showing the proUK campaign recovering lost ground. Salmond hit the streets under a leaden sky in the city with actor Peter Mullan,...
  • As scots eye independence, rest of UK gets nervous September 10, 2014

    BerwickUponTweed, England: All Gavin Jones has to do is scan the shelves of his impossibly quaint shop on England's border with Scotland to know he'll have a big problem if the Scots declare independence next week. There are teddy bears in Campbell clan tartans and shelves of shortbread from Scotland ...
  • Currency question at the heart of the Scottish debate September 10, 2014

    London: There'll be no going back if Scotland votes for independence from the United Kingdom on September 18. Opinion polls showing that may happen have prompted investors to sell off the British pound. If a knockout blow is dealt to Scotland's 307year union with England, that selling could accelerate as the...
  • London: Scottish flag raised over Downing Street September 9, 2014

    London: The Scottish flag was hoisted over Downing Street on Tuesday as Prime Minister David Cameron launched a fresh push to stop Scots voting for independence next week, although it fell down on the first attempt. The blue and white saltire made it halfway up the flagpole above Cameron's office before...
  • Queen Elizabeth II concerned over Scotland's independence from UK September 7, 2014

    London: Queen Elizabeth II is very concerned that Scotland will vote for independence from the UK this month and is receiving daily updates on the situation, a media report said on Sunday. Buckingham Palace aides and ministers close to the 88yearold British monarch told 'The Sunday Times' that the prospect of...
  • UK promises Scots more powers if they reject independence September 7, 2014

    London: The British government is scrambling to respond to a lurch in the opinion polls towards a vote for Scottish independence this month by promising a range of new powers for Scotland if it chooses to stay within the United Kingdom. British finance minister George Osborne said on Sunday that plans...
  • Delhi: Over 1,250 prisoners get remission of sentence for good conduct August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Over 1,250 inmates lodged in Tihar and Rohini jails were granted remission of sentence on the occasion of 68th Independence Day. The convicts, whose sentences have been reduced, include those who have served less than a year to more than ten years. Exercising his powers under Delhi jail manual, newly...
  • Overdrive: Independence Quattro Drive 2014 August 30, 2014

    Overdrive drove through the rocky terrains of Rohtang Pass on Day four of its Independence Quattro Drive 2014 series. ...
  • Smriti Irani asks states for action plan on 'toilets for girls' goal August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday asked states to prepare an action plan for construction of toilets for girls in all government schools by July next year in keeping with the goal set up Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In his Independence Day speech, Modi had said that all...
  • China shuts down Beijing Independent Film Festival August 24, 2014

    Beiing: Chinese authorities blocked an annual independent film festival from opening Saturday, seizing documents and films from organizers and hauling away two event officials in a sign that Beijing is stepping up its already tight ideological controls. Li Xianting, a film critic and founder of the Li Xianting Film Fund, the...
  • A rendition of Vande Mataram by CNNIBN August 18, 2014

    CJ team gets you a rendition of the 'Vande Mataram', this song is produced by our inhouse talent. CNNIBN journalists turn musicians. ...