Scotland's Alex Salmond and British Prime Minister David Cameron signed the 'Edinburgh deal' – allowing Scotland to hold a referendum vote on independence in 2014. As Europe's bonds are tested, the push for Scottish independence sends a dangerous 'go it alone' message.
There are good years and there are bad years for the Nobel Peace Prize, Brown writes. What will the prize mean for the future of the European Union?
The major issue for many countries is that oil is becoming too expensive for the economy to afford, Tverberg writes.