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YOU might think it's a simple decision in a faraway corner of the world, but a vote on Thursday could change the map in more ways than one. THE Vatican has been left red-faced after a car bearing its diplomatic plates was stopped in France with four kilograms of cocaine on board.
"Should Scotland be an independent country?" reads the referendum on which Scotland will vote Thursday. Voters have two choices -- yes or no.
Stand up to bullies, No supporters are urged as Alex Salmond is accused of failing to take a stand against 'mob' outside BBC headquarters in Glasgow Voters who plan to say No in Thursday's referendum have been urged not to be intimidated by independence 'bullies'. As Alex Salmond was accused of failing to take a stand against a 'mob' outside BBC headquarters in Glasgow on Sunday, Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael told voters: 'Don't let the bullies shout you down.'
Day two of the preliminary books has found us exploring books challenged from 2006-2007. For today's book, I chose the "Harry Potter" series by J.K. Rowling.
'Nationalists are running a misogynistic campaign': John Reid accuses Yes supporters of deliberately targeting female unionists such as JK Rowling for abuse The Nationalists are running an offensive misogynistic campaign against female unionists such as J K Rowling, one of Labour's big beasts said today. John Reid, the former Defence Secretary, accused the Yes side of employing the 'language of abuse' at women who speak up for the maintenance of the 300-year Union.
A NEW book by The Simpsons' creator Matt Groening traces the history of everyone's favourite four-fingered family from Springfield. MEET Brooke Hemphill, the 'straight' Sydneysider who kissed a girl and liked it so much she spent the next year living as a lesbian.
The 2014 Stephenie Meyer Days celebrate the Twilight saga of novels and books set in Forks. Here is the schedule: Today 8 a.m. - Geocaching hunt begins.
Harry Potter is the bestselling book series of all time, and the books are a lot of fun, but there could be more to the story of the boy who lived. Some recent studies have shown that reading the magical tale can increase empathy toward others.
As the anticipated adaptation of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them is based on a textbook, penned by the fictional Newt Scamander, Harry Potter fans only have a limited amount of information to go on as it relates to the plot of this feature trilogy. We know it begins in the 1920s, which is when Newt was researching Magical Beasts for the book he would go on to publish.
In the world of Harry Potter, a witch or wizard's Patronus is a very personal and powerful thing. Conjured by a mixture of magic and a person's happiest memory, the energy force takes the form of an animal, which can be guided to ward off Dementors and Lethifolds.
When you set out to find a career, it seems there are two warring camps you have to decide between: doing something you love or doing something that pays well. The dream, of course, is to find something that fulfills both goals, and it is possible.
Today marks thirteen years since the devastating terrorist attack of 9/11. Great changes have been made recently in international politics, and today, a tragic reminder, provides an opportunity for us to reflect on such changes.
As a nation, we used to be really into codes and messages hidden inside of American symbolism, which turned Dan Brown's 2003 novel The Da Vinci Code into a mega-bestseller. But times have changed, and now we're totally into the government treating our privacy like garbage.
Vanessa Hudgens goes to Broadway, J.K. Rowling reveals her Patronus - plus updates on The Vampire Diaries , Hilary Duff and Aaron Carter, and Lily Collins! Vanessa Hudgens is going to Broadway! It was revealed earlier that the High School Musical alum will star in the revival of the Broadway musical Gigi , the same play that gave birth to Audrey Hepburn's career in 1951 and was turned into a musical in 1973. Written by Colette, Gigi chronicles a young lady's coming-of-age story and search for love in Paris.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:44 pm
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