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article 18 September 2014 UK, Scotland
Scottish independence referendum: the rules
When will we get the result? Could there be a recount? What happens if there is a dead heat? Find out everything about the referendum here
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When will we get the result? Could there be a recount? What happens if there is a dead heat? Find out everything about the referendum here.

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video 18 September 2014 UK, Scotland

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#indyref: voting under way in referendum - watch live

The polls open on a historic day for Scotland as voters determine whether the country should remain part of the United Kingdom.

video 17 September 2014 UK, Sudan

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Sudanese migrant clung to bottom of motorhome - video

Paul Coles made a shock discovery when he arrived back from a trip to the continent - a Sudanese teenager who had clung to the bottom of his motorhome in a desperate attempt to migrate to the UK.

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#indyref: what future do Scottish parents want? - video

The Scottish #indyref is all about the future, the politicians say - so how are expectant parents in Scotland planning to vote, as they ponder the future of their children?

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#indyref face-off: Danny Alexander v Nicola Sturgeon - video

"Scotland is one of the richest country's in the world" argues the SNP's Nicola Sturgeon, as Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander promises that there will be more powers for Scotland.

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#indyref: could some voters still be swayed? - video

Final polls put the percentage of undecided voters in Scotland at between 6 and 14 per cent. With hours to spare, Channel 4 News went on a hunt to find them - and to see what would make up their mind.

article 17 September 2014 World, United States
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American football: domestic abuse campaigners take on NFL

UK football may have its problems, but they don't begin to match those confronting its US cousin, the NFL, which has seen 84 of its players facing claims of domestic violence in the last 14 years.

video 17 September 2014 UK, Scotland

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#indyref: so where is Scotland again...? - video

Scots will soon be voting on whether to break away from the UK. But do we even know where Scotland ends and England begins? We asked people in London, the borders and Edinburgh to find out.

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Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Yes or no, this social movement is unlikely to go away

If it's rough, and profane, it's because that's what street politics are like when ideologies collide. That's what it was like when class defined British politics.

article 17 September 2014 UK, Syria
Islamic State hostage Alan Henning
Last video of hostage Alan Henning before his kidnap

The men who travelled to Syria with Islamic State hostage Alan Henning praise his commitment to the humanitarian cause in a video tribute they filmed on Christmas Day 2013, a day before his kidnap.

post 17 September 2014
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: are investors really pulling out of Scotland?

A rash of news stories in recent weeks suggest panicked investors are pulling their money out of Scotland. FactCheck takes a look at the accounts.

article 17 September 2014 UK, Scotland
Earlier this year Channel 4 News asked artists of Scotland to submit their expressions of what the Scottish independence referendum means to them. Take a look at some of the best submissions.
Picturing Scotland's future - the artist's eye view

Earlier this year Channel 4 News asked artists of Scotland to submit their expressions of what the Scottish independence referendum means to them. Take a look at some of the best submissions.

post 17 September 2014
Read more from Tom Clarke on his blog UK volunteers step forward in the desperate battle against Ebola

With the spread of Ebola now out of control in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea a vaccine now being tested in the UK is probably the only hope for eventually stopping the outbreak.

post 17 September 2014
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog The devout believers of the yes and no camps

Ask supporters in either camp how they'll feel if the other lot win and the word you hear most often is "devastated". A yes supporter said she would want to slit her wrists.

post 17 September 2014
Read more from Krishnan Guru-Murthy on Gurublog What happens to being British now?

A yes means Britain ceases to exist, right? I won't be British anymore, just English. Yes? That's the identity crisis many people south of the border have been wrestling with.

post 17 September 2014
Read more from John Sparks on the World News blog Thai beach deaths: British brothers questioned

Two British brothers who left the Thai island of Koh Tao where police are investigating the brutal murders of two British backpackers are stopped by police before boarding a London bound flight.

article 17 September 2014 UK
Unemployment falls by 146,000 to 2.02 million - with the latest official figures showing the largest annual drop in a quarter of a century (Getty)
Unemployment falls but pay growth stutters

Unemployment falls by 146,000 to 2.02 million - with the latest official figures showing the largest annual drop in a quarter of a century.

article 17 September 2014 UK, Scotland
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One day to go until #indyref: latest polls too close to call

New polls suggest that the Scottish referendum battle remains too close to call as both sides gear up for a frantic last day of campaigning.

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Could this little bottle contain a solution to the Ebola crisis? Trials of this Ebola vaccine began today in Oxford. Tom Clarke will have the full report on Channel 4 News at 7pm.

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Japanese electronics giant Sony predicts a 1.32bn loss this year and announces that, for the first time ever, it will not be paying a dividend to shareholders.

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Some of the 12,000 people evacuated from around the foot of the Mayon volcano in the Philippines board a military truck that is to take them out of the region. The most active volcano in the country, Mount Mayon has recently recorded a series of quakes and rockfalls .