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Whatever happens in Scotland's vote on Thursday, the United Kingdom will be utterly different. Hamish McRae - part Scottish, part English, raised in Ireland - dares to imagine a divided future
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'Fifi', the glamorous WW2 special agent who tested British spies' resolve, joins the list of women in clandestine roles
VIDEO Footage shows angry members of the public's protest at late arrival of 'so-called VIPs'
Nearly 90 per cent of Sports Direct’s staff are on zero-hours contracts
The guard has now been sacked and could face criminal proceedings
Aliyah Al Farid is also member of human rights group
The results of the investigation show that Richard’s skeleton sustained 11 wounds at or near the time of his death: nine of them to the skull, suggesting he had removed or lost his helmet in battle
Scientists deliver blow-by-blow account
Frank Van Den Bleeken, who has already served 30 years for murder, doesn’t want to rot in jail
Belgian Frank Van Den Bleeken wins campaign to escape life of 'unbearable psychological suffering'
John Travolta is a qualified airline captain and employed the pilot with his company, Alto
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Home body: Badger stays safe indoors
The programme sees four specialists creating what they believe are three perfect couples, based on scientific matchmaking. The couples will not meet until they walk down the aisle together
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US pop diva Jennifer Lopez sang “Happy Birthday” to Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, president of Turkmenistan
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The Iraqi Ambassador to the Holy See has warned the Vatican that Isis is intent on killing on the Pope
'The threats against the Pope are credible', diplomat says
Aurora Academies Trust, which runs four primary schools in East Sussex including Oakwood Primary, pays its US parent company about £100,000 a year to use its patented global curriculum
Report highlights ‘questionable’ practices
Bill de Blasio won a landslide victory in 2013 to become the first Democratic mayor of New York since 1993
Bill de Blasio will speak about income inequality
Model’s father says he can only begin to come to terms with their loss once he’s questioned the athlete in person
The Crown Prosecution Service was able to recover assets from Dubai
CPS intensifies efforts, with 84 cases currently being pursued
Seven British hostages died during a four-day siege at the In Amenas complex in 2013 in Algeria
Seven British hostages were killed during four-day siege
Vitaliy Zhuravskiy was thrown into a dustbin by activists outside the Ukrainian parliament building in Kiev
Vitaliy Zhuravskiy was filmed being forced into the bin by activists
Greater Manchester Police want to speak to these men
Michael Carter was involved in a row while on a night out in Manchester
David Miller, 24, and Hannah Witheridge, 23
The suspect has been identified based on CCTV images
Meriam Yahya Ibrahim just after her release from a Sudanese prison
Mother says she made stand on behalf of all facing persecution because of their religious beliefs
Tyler Maddick was attacked while walking home
Tyler Maddick pledges to carry on with his career
15 per cent of all UK adults have the biggest debt burden by owing money to five or more organisations
Just 47% of Brits are in debt
But Shaun Wright still won't be held responsible
Cliffs near Flamborough Head lighthouse on the East Yorkshire coast
The bodies of two men have been recovered from the sea after witnesses at a golf course looked on in horror

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While many films were released, few managed to match the success of James Bond blockbuster 'Skyfall'
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Robin Thicke and Pharell Williams in the video of the song, which has been accused of justifying rape
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