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Scotland says no to independence. Now what?

Sep 19, 2014
The "no's" have it: the United Kingdom is still united as a kingdom.
Posted In: Scotland, referendum, United Kingdom (U.K.)

Will the Scottish referendum come down to 'Braveheart' or cool head ?

Sep 17, 2014
Opponents of Scottish independence say emotion is getting the better of independence supporters.
Posted In: Scotland, referendum, United Kingdom (U.K.), braveheart
Is Scotland trying to have its cake and eat it too?

Scotland's currency dilemma

Sep 15, 2014
UK politicians say if Scotland becomes independent, it can no longer use the pound.
Posted In: Scotland, United Kingdom (U.K.), currency, referendum

A small UK company with big graphene dreams

Jul 28, 2014
The wonder material isolated a decade ago has yet to live up to its promise.
Posted In: graphene, plastics, innovation, United Kingdom (U.K.)
Savage Messiah – subsidized by British taxpayers.

Britain is giving subsidies for rock music

Jun 5, 2014
U.K. arts subsidies used to be mainly for ballet and theater. That's changing.
Posted In: Britain, United Kingdom (U.K.), Arts, Pete Rock

Why not seize Putin's assets?

Mar 5, 2014
The EU and U.S. are considering sanctions to punish Russia for its intervention in Ukraine.
Posted In: Vladimir Putin, ukraine, United Kingdom (U.K.)

U.K. spat over women's pay in the financial sector

Jan 30, 2014
The leader of one of Britain's fastest growing political parties has sparked some outrage
Posted In: feminism, United Kingdom (U.K.), Nigel Farage, maternity leave

Take down the Union Jack? Scotland to vote on independence

Nov 26, 2013
Next year, Scottish voters will get to decide if they want to remain a part of the United Kingdom. What economic challenges would an independent Scotland face?
Posted In: Scotland, United Kingdom (U.K.)

Britain gets tough with health tourists

Nov 15, 2013
Britain's National Health Service offers free treatment at the point of service. The government says many foreigners are abusing the system and now need to pay up for the services they receive.
Posted In: nhs, United Kingdom (U.K.), medical tourism

Britain goes after Middle East cash with new Sharia bonds

Oct 29, 2013
The new bonds, backed by the British government, are compliant with Islamic law.
Posted In: Islam, United Kingdom (U.K.)

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