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.
The long-simmering debate on Scottish independence has boiled over in Edinburgh, with one politician accusing colleagues of being 'anti-Scottish' for not supporting independence.
With Glasgow soccer teams Celtic and Rangers set to meet this weekend, Scotland is drafting new measures to stamp out Protestant-Catholic sectarianism rooted in the teams' culture.
Gordon Brown says no double dealing or oil deal one day after his government released classified documents about freeing Abdelbaset al-Magrahi.
Opposition parliamentarians want an inquiry into reports that access to Libyan oil affected the British government's decision to allow convicted Lockerbie bomber to be eligible for release.
Furor over Abdelbaset al-Megrahi's release deepened as a Scottish parliamentarian, who is a doctor, cast doubt on the claim that Megrahi has only three months to live.