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Six people have been arrested after trouble flared in Glasgow city centre following the referendum result.

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Earth’s population to exceed scientist expectations and hit 12bn

Humanity is continuing to grow and the Earth’s population could hit 12bn by 2100, according to a new prediction by experts.

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Proving old wives’ tale pays off for scientists

There is some truth to the effectiveness of old wives’ tales when it comes to serious medical issues, according to findings by a team from Detroit Medical Centre.

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Sarkozy makes a comeback

Nicolas Sarkozy is making a political comeback in France.

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Man kills daughter, six grandchildren in gun rampage

Police say a man with an extensive criminal record — he spent time in prison a decade ago for the shooting death of his young son — killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter, and himself in a rampage at a home in a small Florida town outside of Gainesville.

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The party’s over as time is called on notions of nationhood

HE burst out onto Edinburgh’s Royal Mile from a side street after the results swung against separation, and channelling the words of that little-known unionist Amy Winehouse, loudly sang: "They tried to make me leave the UK, I said: No! No! No!"

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Quirky World... LONELY MAN MADE REPEATED 911 CALLS

A Pennsylvania man has been charged with making three 911 calls to report bogus emergencies simply because he was lonely and wanted paramedics to show up.

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Salmond steps down as dream of independence dies

Alex Salmond has dramatically fallen on his sword after Scotland voted decisively to reject his dream of independence and to remain part of the United Kingdom This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Assassination threats come from the US, says Assange

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange revealed he received death threats as he spoke out about his continued self-imprisonment at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

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French jets hit Iraq targets for first time

French jets struck a suspected Islamic State target in Iraq for the first time, expanding a US-led military campaign against militants who have seized a third of the country and also control large parts of neighbouring Syria.

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Sinn Féin calls for border poll on Irish unity

Sinn Fein Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has called for a border poll on Irish unity.

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