Floods ravage Scotland after heavy rain
LONDON - Heavy rain and flooding hit large swathes of Scotland on Friday, bursting riverbanks, turning roads into torrents and stranding people in their homes.
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Scottish Independence Would Mean Loss of Pound, Osborne Warns
The British finance minister said that London, taking a lesson from the euro zone crisis, would be unlikely to form a currency union with an independent Scotland.
U.K. Suggests Pound Oversight if Scotland Goes
An independent Scotland would need to accept a degree of oversight on economic policy from London if it wished to keep the pound and enter a monetary union with the rest of the U.K., the British government said.
Scotland Yard Bolsters Police Presence at London Marathon
The deployment of hundreds of additional officers is designed to reassure contestants and spectators after the Boston attacks.
Scottish wind farm decision infuriates Trump
LONDON (Reuters) - Eleven giant wind turbines are to be built off the east coast of Scotland, the government announced on Tuesday, a move that has infuriated U.S. billionaire Donald Trump who says...
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Britain's top Catholic cleric accused of 'inappropriate behavior'
Three priests and a former priest have filed complaints to the Vatican alleging that Cardinal Keith O'Brien, who heads the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland, approached them in an inappropriate manner. LONDON — The Vatican is looking into allegations of “inappropriate behavior” by Cardinal Keith O'Brien, Britain's most senior Catholic cleric, officials said Sunday. The claims came at a sensitive time, as O'Brien and other cardinals prepare for a conclave to choose the next pope.