| Oct 4, 2014
| 6:51 PM
The Scots voted 55.3 percent against independence. But to get that vote, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron promised the Scots more autonomy. He also pledged to maintain the Barnett formula, which awards a higher share of U.K. government spending to...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 9:26 AM
The wife of a British aid worker being held by Islamic State insurgents made a renewed appeal for his release on Tuesday, a week after receiving an audio message from her husband.
Alan Henning, 47, was part of an aid convoy taking medical supplies to a...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:15 PM
The adage that those who fail to study history are destined to repeat it apparently hasn't reached the Twittersphere.
British Cabinet minister Brooks Newmark tendered his resignation over the weekend after learning that the Sunday Mirror tabloid was...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Denmark announced on Friday it will send seven F-16 fighter jets to take part in a U.S.-led military coalition attacking Islamic State militants in Iraq, and parliament in Britain approved British participation.
Danish and British jets will join a...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Scotland rejected independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart, sow financial turmoil and diminish Britain’s remaining global clout.
A vote for the 307-year union is a relief for millions of Britons...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 5:48 PM
The campaign signs are coming down. Gone are the colorful “yes” and “no” buttons that seemed to grace every lapel in Scotland. The dream of independence is dead, perhaps for a generation or more.
But though the status quo...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 2:29 PM
We mostly kept our pixels dark and our newsprint dry as Scotland's referendum on independence from the United Kingdom approached. In our lone editorial, two weeks ago, we noted that Americans who take strong stands on other people's secession movements,...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 10:18 AM
On the cobbled streets of Edinburgh on Saturday, the "yes" and "no" campaign offices were dark, the doors locked, the insides strewn with deflated balloons and abandoned leaflets â€” the frozen-in-amber detritus of a once-vibrant struggle now...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 3:00 AM
U.S. airstrikes that have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces recapture a strategic dam and halt, at least temporarily, the advance of ISIS terrorists on the Kurdish capital of Erbil are a welcome pushback against a relentless enemy that for a time seemed...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:07 PM
The smile is still there, along with the optimistic patter, but Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is struggling with a much tougher task this week as he tries to duplicate last year's successful charm offensive at the United Nations General Assembly....
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:05 PM
A masked Islamic State militant seen wielding a knife in videos at the beheading of two Americans has been identified, FBI Director James Comey said on Thursday, but he declined to give the person's name or nationality.
The videos released in August...