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Seize this opportunity: Salmond
Alex Salmond leaves East Kilbride shopping Centre on the last day of campaigning ahead of voting

Seize this opportunity: Salmond

The referendum will be the "most exciting day in Scottish democracy", Alex Salmond declared as he called on voters to "seize the opportunity" and back independence.

World news

Foreign troops not needed: Iraq PM

Foreign troops not needed: Iraq PM

Iraq's new prime minister said foreign ground troops are neither necessary nor wanted in his country's fight against Islamic State (IS), flatly rejecting the idea a day after the top US general recommended that American forces may be needed if current efforts to combat the extremists fail.

Sport news

City sunk at the end

City sunk at the end

Former Manchester City defender Jerome Boateng struck a superb late winner as Bayern Munich finally beat Joe Hart to secure a 1-0 win in their Champions League opener.

Business news

Dow hits record after Fed statement

Dow hits record after Fed statement

The US stock market rose after the Federal Reserve told investors to expect low interest rates for a while yet, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average to a record high.

Technology news

3D face-mapping for NBA game

3D face-mapping for NBA game

The developers of interactive basketball franchise NBA 2K are adding the option for gamers to digitally graft lifelike 3D renditions of their faces on to virtual players in the series' latest instalment, NBA 2K15 .

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Showbiz news

Flaky Kate gets the Bake Off boot

Flaky Kate gets the Bake Off boot

Kate Henry saw her Great British Bake Off dreams crumble tonight when she became the latest hopeful to leave the tent - after a flaky performance with her pastries.

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