Around four million Scottish voters go to the polls today in a referendum that will change Britain forever, whatever the outcome.
Two British brothers are being questioned over the murders of two backpackers in Thailand as tests revealed more about how the victims died.
People should not "jump to conclusions", according to a close friend of the British man who has been questioned by police about the murder of two backpackers in Thailand.
A British Muslim aid worker has made a direct appeal to Islamic State's leader to show "compassion and mercy" to UK hostage Alan Henning.
Three men have been arrested on the M6 after a witness described seeing them fall from underneath a lorry.
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Jerome Boateng’s deflected strike against his former side was enough for Bayern Munich to defeat Manchester City with a 1-0 win at the Allianz Arena in their Champions League Group E clash.
Chelsea saw their perfect start to the season ended after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Schalke at Stamford Bridge in their opening Group G Champions League clash.
Football Association chairman Greg Dyke wants to boost the chances of young English players developing by halving the number of non-EU imports.
Chris Rushworth came agonisingly close to claiming 10 wickets in an innings as Northamptonshire were bowled out twice in a day against Durham.
Actors Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling have become parents for the first time, but kept the birth secret for almost a week.
The Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in the film Easy Rider is heading to auction.
People wanting to watch this year's New Year's Eve fireworks display in the heart of London will have to pay £10 for a ticket.
Apple has released a new tool which allows people to remove U2's new album from their iTunes library.
A man is being treated in hospital after falling through the roof during a Topshop show at London Fashion Week.
Official figures show the UK's jobless rate has fallen to its lowest level for six years, with wage rises starting to pick up.
SNP leader Alex Salmond has insisted an independent Scotland could not be prevented from using the pound.
Sony has quadrupled its annual loss prediction and cancelled dividend payments for the first time in more than five decades following a write-down on its smartphone business.
Apple will release iOS 8 today, the operating system it claims will offer "incredible" new features and applications for iPhone and iPad users.
The online fashion retailer MyWardrobe is plotting a new fundraising targeting millions of pounds in new investment less than a year after being rescued from administration.
A skunk found with a beer can stuck on its head outside a fraternity house in Ohio has been rescued.
Bored by his usual morning commute, a train passenger came up with a novel way of spicing things up - racing London's Circle Line.
Scientists have defrosted a colossal squid in a bid to unlock the mysteries around this rarely seen monster of the deep.
Video shows a heroic teenager rugby-tackling a man who attacked two police officers.
The long arm of the law has finally caught up with an alleged upstate New York bank robber at an ultimate frisbee tournament on the other side of the country.
Around half of Iraq's army is incapable of working with the US to recapture territory from Islamic State (IS) in western and northern Iraq, according to the top US military officer.
President Barack Obama has reiterated there will be no US combat troops in Iraq, a day after his top general raised that very possibility.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is suffering from a rare and difficult cancer that will require aggressive chemotherapy, his doctor has confirmed.
A woman convicted of the 2004 starving death of a nine-year-old boy has been executed by lethal injection at a Texas state prison.
Ukraine's prime minister has warned the country must be ready for battle with Russia, despite a 12-day ceasefire with Moscow-backed separatists.