Officials at the referendum count in Glasgow are investigating 10 cases of suspected electoral fraud at polling stations.


Both camps hoping for unity in vote aftermath

As thick fog descended on the Scottish parliament building late yesterday afternoon, the country slipped into twilight before its future became clear at dawn today.


Iran ‘Happy’ singers get suspended sentences

Six Iranians arrested for appearing in a video singing along to Pharrell Williams’ hit song Happy were given suspended sentences of 91 lashes and six months in prison for obscene behaviour, a news website quoted their lawyer as saying. This story is enriched with multi-media content


Ford to undergo chemotherapy for rare cancer

Toronto mayor Rob Ford will undergo 40 days of chemotherapy to treat a rare and difficult-to-beat cancer that forced him to do what months of scandals over drug and alcohol abuse could not — drop his bid for re-election.


Missing suspect is convicted murderer

Detectives in Britain have revealed that a Latvian builder they are searching for in connection with the disappearance of schoolgirl Alice Gross is a convicted murderer.


Spacey stalker gets four years

A Massachusetts woman who threatened to blow up, torture and castrate Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey in what prosecutors called a "persistent and malevolent" cyberstalking campaign has been sentenced to more than four years in prison.


Australian police thwart random beheading plot

Police say they have thwarted a plot to carry out random beheadings in Australia by supporters of the radical Islamic State group.


Quirky World ... Car returned 46 years after being stolen

USA: Forty-six years after the first really nice car Ivan Schneider ever owned disappeared from in front of his New York City building, the Jaguar convertible is coming home.


Women guilty of €26m pyramid scheme

A band of "greedy" women masterminded a £21m (€26m) get-rich-quick scheme — fleecing at least 10,000 victims.


No sign of slowdown as ebola kills 2,600

At least 2,630 people have died in the worst outbreak of ebola virus in history, which has so far infected at least 5,357 people in West Africa, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.


Baby girl was abandoned in student toilet

A newborn baby girl became wedged inside the pipe of a university toilet after her student mother gave birth and then fled the scene.

The Amazon Fire HD which was launched in New York.

Amazon unveils six new devices to Kindle range

In one swoop, Amazon announced the imminent arrival of six new devices to its hardware range, updating and expanding on its existing tablets and e-readers.