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The Scots are about to decide their destiny. With a mixture of raucous argument, romantic nostalgia, economic number-crunching, and hair-raising suspense, millions of Scots are bracing for the vote Thursday.
2 hrs ago | Daily Echo
On the eve of the once-in-a-generation vote, former Southampton FC defender Jim Steele, who was born in Edinburgh, said it would be "disastrous" for Scotland and the UK if there is a Yes vote. Jim, who made more than 150 appearances for the Saints during the '70s including the 1976 FA Cup final victory, told the Daily Echo he had spoken to fellow Scots and former players Hughie Fisher and Dennis Hollywood, who agreed with his views.
3 hrs ago | BBC News
Crews were called to the building on Broomloan Road, in the city's Govan area, just before 23:00 on Tuesday. The structure was badly damaged by the fire and will be the subject of a safety inspection by Glasgow City Council's building control officers.
More people live in Israel than in Scotland, and yet many Israelis are among those anxiously awaiting the results of Thursday's referendum, which will decide whether Scotland will remain a part of the United Kingdom or become an independent state. If the 5.3 millions Scots were indeed to split from the UK, the repercussions would be felt around the globe, possibly invigorating separatist movements everywhere - including, perhaps, the Middle East.
A leading scientist who admitted causing a car crash which killed a retired headmaster has been sentenced to community service. St Andrews University academic Nathan Bailey, 34, admitted responsibility for the crash on the M9 that claimed the life of Ronald Highcock.
Scots are voting Thursday on whether to secede from the United Kingdom, a decision that would grant Scotland independence but separate it from the rest of Great Britain, which also includes England and Wales. If that happens, Britain will no longer be able to claim great Scottish actors, foods and landmarks as its own.
In this Saturday June 30, 2007 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II sits with Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond during the ceremonial opening of the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh. Queen Elizabeth II can keep her magnificent Scottish estate at Balmoral should Scots vote for independence _ and chances are she will be able to keep her role as well.
Four men have appeared at the High Court in Glasgow charged with attempting to murder two former leaders of the Ulster Defence Association. Anton Duffy, Martin Hughes, Paul Sands and John Gorman are alleged to have planned to kill Johnny "Mad Dog" Adair and Sam McCrory.
Last month Cinven subsidiary Host Europe Holdings announced it had made a third approach to the Glasgow-based firm, after two earlier bids were rejected. On 19 August Host put forward a possible cash offer for Iomart of 300p per share, valuing the company at about A 320m.
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Once mocked for claiming to have saved the world after the 2008 financial crisis, former Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown may now have the fate of Scotland in his hands. For many English, Scotsman Brown is an unlikely hero.
In this image taken Tuesday Sept. 9, 2014 No Supporters await the arrival of Ruth Davidson Scottish Leader of the Conservatives, Johann Lamont Scottish Leader of the Labour Party and Willie Rennie Scottish Leader of the Liberal Democrats to arrive at the Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh, as the leaders of the three Scottish parties backing Scotland's place in the UK set out further details on the implementation of more powers for the Scottish Parliament after a No vote .
A man who stabbed a failed gate-crasher to a party in Renfrewshire has been jailed for four-and-a-half years. The High Court in Glasgow heard that the victim had been turned away from a party when Cochrane and the other man stormed out and attacked him.
THE Queen has said she hopes Scots will "think very carefully" about the referendum in a highly unusual contribution to the debate as the two sides prepare to enter the final 72 hours of the campaign neck and neck. THE Queen has said she hopes Scots will \"think very carefully\" about the referendum in a highly unusual contribution to the debate as the two sides prepare to enter the final 72 hours of the campaign neck and neck.
The Britain's Got Talent winner, who still lives in her hometown of Blackburn, West Lothian, revealed she will be voting No on Thursday. Proud Scot Susan Boyle, seen here performing at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, has come out strongly against independence Writing in the Sunday Mirror, Miss Boyle said: 'Money that should be spent on hospitals, schools and vulnerable people will be swallowed up by bureaucracy.
Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano. Annabel Gale had to wait 20 years and come "halfway around the world," but she finally met her prince - now an earl - and his wife.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 07:34 am
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