After a yes vote in September’s referendum the two countries are brought to the brink of the first Anglo-Scottish war for five centuries by a menacing deadlock over whether the pound will survive north of the border. Scotland has seized control of Trident.
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Tuesday 16 July 2013
In our world of instant gratification, many expected the feel-good factor of London 2012 to just keep going and going. But real legacy doesn’t work like that. It requires a secure foundation on which to build a sustainable model. That’s very different from the model required to deliver one-off events like the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Thursday 11 July 2013
The club's Abu Dhabi owners have always insisted that they will not expand the current capacity until they can be sure that they will fill it
Sunday 30 June 2013
It just so happened that the first person Rhys Williams encountered as he left the track in the Alexander Stadium yesterday was wearing an old-style cotton British & Irish Lions jersey. "Nice shirt," the resurgent 400m hurdler said, fresh from taking the scalps of the reigning world-title holder (his Welsh compatriot Dai Greene) and Olympic champion (Felix Sanchez) as runner-up to London 2012 silver medallist Javier Culson in the Sainsbury's British Grand Prix. The 29-year-old should know. His celebrated father wore one with distinction.
Saturday 29 June 2013
Bout No 11 in ring A at the Haringey Box Cup on Sunday was between a Midlands bouncer and a part-time singer from London’s East End; in the end the blonde girl from Canning Town won the middleweight title.
Sunday 09 June 2013
The bobsledding long-jumper has a unique record in her sights in 2014
Wednesday 05 June 2013
The 32-year-old missed last year's Olympic Games
Saturday 25 May 2013
Triple jumper competes in New York today for first time since injury ended London 2012 bid
Thursday 23 May 2013
There was sky blue everywhere at the official launch of the club in east Harlem
Tuesday 23 April 2013
Sir Chris Hoy believes he can help the next generation of British cyclists overcome their anxieties and propel the sport to new levels of popularity.
Thursday 18 April 2013
Britain's most successful Olympian, Sir Chris Hoy, bade an emotional and tearful farewell to competitive action having exhausted "every last ounce of effort and energy" winning at last year's Olympic Games.
Thursday 18 April 2013
The six-time Olympic gold medallist has called time on his career
Tuesday 16 April 2013
Wilshere wants to spoil United party
Monday 15 April 2013
Six-time Olympic gold medallist calls press conference
Sunday 07 April 2013
Britain's Olympic long jump gold medallist Greg Rutherford repeated his Games triumph over Australian Mitchell Watt at the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge yesterday.
Wednesday 20 March 2013
* Fuel duty rise scrapped.
Sales of the tablet are set to fall again, say analysts
Does Chris Grayling realise what a vague concept he is dealing with?
Met Police confirm it was a 'minor disturbance' and no-one was arrested
Concerns raised phenomenon is threatening resort's image as a family destination
I Am Bread could actually be a challenging and nuanced title
Eccentric Fury star, 28, reveals he is 'not a really confident actor'
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Sorry Judy Finnigan – Ched Evans is no less sickening than an alleyway rapist
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Workers 'could be forced to pay £5 a week' to get benefits
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
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