Pro-Russian rebels defiantly announce they will stage their own elections in just six weeks.
British Prime Minister lets slip details on conversation with Queen after Scotland vote.
Britain's only female giant panda has suffered a failed pregnancy, her second in two years, Edinburgh Zoo says.
Even before Sigmund Freud fled Hitler on the Orient Express from Vienna in June 1938, the father of psychoanalysis and his ideas about sex, dreams and cocaine divided opinion in the Austrian capital.
Pope Francis denounces extremists around the world who are ‘‘perverting’’ religion to justify violence.
The Pope is off to Albania for a packed one-day visit that will spotlight the country as a model of inter-religious harmony.
British relief over the Scottish people's decision to reject independence has given way to squabbling.
Officials are trying to save a bridge from lovers who have been attaching padlocks to it.
Hundreds were murdered in the gas chambers at a time, archaeologists have been excavating the death camp in eastern Poland say.
A gigantic explosion shattered the stillness of the morning just hours after Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels signed the latest version of their cease-fire accord.
Russia will attend November's Leader Summit in Australia despite concern over its actions in Ukraine.
Queen Elizabeth II has urged people in the United Kingdom to come together "in a spirit of mutual respect and support" after Scots voted against independence.
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond says he will step down from his post and as leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) after the country voted against independence in a historic referendum.
Supporters of Scottish independence have broken down in tears in the streets of Edinburgh after voters rejected independence.
French jets carried out their first air strike against Islamic State militants in Iraq, successfully destroying their target.
A Swede who had sex with a woman while he was asleep was acquitted of rape because he suffers from ‘‘sexsomnia‘‘, according to a court ruling.
The US pledged US$53 million in fresh aid to Ukraine for its struggle against Russia's incursion, including counter-mortar radar equipment.
British financial markets placed a raft of late bets that Scots would vote "No" to independence.
It's D-Day as the polls opened for 4.2 million Scottish voters.
Kate Middleton, who is pregnant with her second child, will not travel to Malta this weekend on doctor's advice.
If Scotland opts for independence, the Union Jack on NZ's flag might have to be changed.
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Heavyweights of the Yes and No campaigns pulled out all the stops for the final sprint of the Scotland independence referendum.
Shelling in rebel-held eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk kills two people and wounded three others.
A British man has returned to the murder scene of two of his fellow backpackers on a scenic Thai resort island and is being questioned by police.
Three polls predict the campaign for Scottish independence will "fall agonisingly short from their perspective".
The issue of whether Scots living abroad should be allowed to vote on the country's future has become a source of fevered debate.
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We take a look at where everyone - from Sir Sean Connery to JK Rowling - stands.