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Scottish voters decisively rejected independence after voting to stay in the UK

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Scottish voters decisively rejected independence after voting to stay in the UK. With 31 out of the country's 32 council areas having declared after Thursday's...

Counting is under way in the referendum to decide whether Scotland should stay in the UK or become an independent country

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As the polls have closed, counting is under way in the referendum to decide whether Scotland should stay in the UK or become an...

Larry Ellison co-founded what would become Oracle with Bob Miner and Ed Oates in 1977

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Oracle’s CEO Larry Ellison is stepping down, the technology giant announced on September 18. Mark Hurd and Safra Catz have been named as successors, with...

Pizza Hut is testing Skinny Slice in a bid to freshen up its menu and regain its footing against competitors

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Pizza Hut is testing a lighter pizza, Skinny Slice, in a bid to freshen up its menu and regain its footing against competitors. The tests...

Rob Ford has a malignant liposarcoma in his abdomen and will begin chemotherapy within 48 hours

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been diagnosed with malignant liposarcoma, a "fairly aggressive" rare cancer, doctors treating him have said. Rob Ford, 45, has a...

The Scottish independence referendum will take place on 18 September, 2014

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The Scottish independence referendum will take place on Thursday, 18 September, 2014. Who can vote? Most people over the age of 16 who live in Scotland...

People are voting on whether Scotland should stay in the UK or become an independent nation

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Voting in the Scottish independence referendum is under way. People are voting on whether Scotland should stay in the UK or become an independent nation. Voters...

Vitaly Zhuravsky is a former member of ousted President Viktor Yanukovych’s Party of the Regions

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An angry mob in Ukraine threw politician Vitaly Zhuravsky into a rubbish bin. Vitaly Zhuravsky can been seen being jostled by the group in Kiev...

Russian billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov has been placed under house arrest on suspicion of money-laundering

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Sistema shares plunged at the Moscow Exchange after Russian billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov has been placed under house arrest on suspicion of money-laundering. The Moscow Exchange...

The Scottish referendum debate enters the final day of campaigning with both sides making their final pitch to voters

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The Scottish referendum debate enters the final day of campaigning with both sides making their final pitch to voters. It comes as the latest polls...

Toronto Councilor Doug Ford has replaced brother Rob Ford on the October 27 ballot

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Rob Ford told the Toronto Sun that he is feeling "pretty sick" in hospital as he undergoes testing for tumors in his abdomen and...

Host or Attend Online Meetings Anywhere, Anytime

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There’s often some misunderstanding around the subject of online conferences. It could just be that many people still think the concept is too good...

Bangladesh’s government has proposed measures to lower the marriageable age for men and women, while significantly toughening the penalty for violating the limits

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Bangladesh’s government has proposed measures to lower the marriageable age for men and women, while significantly toughening the penalty for violating the limits. The proposals...

Microsoft has bought Minecraft’s maker for $2.5 billion

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Microsoft has bought Minecraft’s maker, the Swedish company Mojang, for $2.5 billion. Minecraft, which has sold over 54 million copies, allows players to build structures...

Hillary and Bill Clinton were to headline Senator Tom Harkin's annual steak fry fundraiser in rural Indianola

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Hillary Rodham Clinton returned to Iowa on September 14 to pay tribute to the state's retiring Democratic Senator Tom Harkin as anticipation builds over...

Leader of Sweden's Social Democrats Stefan Lofven has announced he will try to form a government after their election win, but will not work with the far right

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Leader of Sweden's Social Democrats Stefan Lofven has announced he will try to form a government after their election win, but will not work...

The European Court of Justice has rejected a MasterCard appeal and upheld the ruling that its fees were anti-competitive

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The European Court of Justice has rejected a MasterCard appeal and upheld the ruling that its fees were anti-competitive. The court said regulators were right...

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If you are ready to buy your very first car, or if you are in search of a vehicle for your teen to call...

Minecraft's developer, Mojang, is in talks to be taken over by Microsoft

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Minecraft's developer, Mojang, is in talks to be taken over by Microsoft, according to reports. It has been suggested that Mojang might sell for more...

President Barack Obama will delay taking executive action on immigration until after the midterm elections in November

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President Barack Obama will delay taking executive action on immigration until after the midterm elections in November, White House officials said on September 6. The...

Hillary Clinton won't make a decision about a 2016 presidential bid before the end of 2014

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Former U.S. Secretary of State, Senator and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton has said she won't make a decision about a 2016 presidential bid...

The US economy added 142,000 jobs in August 2014, less than the lowest estimate

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According to the latest figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the US economy added 142,000 jobs in August 2014, less than the lowest...

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen McDonnell, have been found guilty of corruption

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Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen McDonnell, have been found guilty of corruption. Bob McDonnell, who left office in January 2014, was...

BP has been found guilty of gross negligence in the lead-up to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico

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BP has been found guilty of "gross negligence" in the lead-up to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The New...

The ECB has cut its key interest rate to lowest ever level

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The European Central Bank (ECB) has cut its benchmark interest rate by 10 basis points to 0.05%, and introduced new stimulus measures. The ECB had...