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Will Scotland be ‘independent’ if it goes it alone?
As the “yes to independence” campaign is launched in Scotland, Channel 4 News looks at what it would mean for the UK and why the SNP seems reluctant to use the word “separation”.
Olympic torch relay starts in Cornwall
The Olympic torch begins its 8,000 mile odyssey around the UK ahead of its arrival in London in time for the Games’ opening ceremony in July.
Are jobs being created in your city?
The Channel 4 Jobs Report tracks eight UK cities and regions to get a snapshot of how many jobs are being created. But we want to hear from you – tell us the jobs story in your area here.
Regional jobs blog: Glasgow
Stuart Patrick from Glasgow Chamber of Commerce tells Channel 4 News that renewables and trade provide hope for jobs in the Scottish city.
Revealed: the payments that may lead to Rangers’ downfall
As Rangers faces potential liquidation, Alex Thomson reveals the extent of transactions and payments made from offshore accounts that have so interested the taxman.
Cameron: A unified Britain ‘matters head, heart and soul’
David Cameron makes a robust case against Scottish independence, but was a meeting with Alex Salmond dismissed as ‘frustrating’ by Mr Cameron’s aides really that bad? Mr Salmond begged to differ.
Salmond: You keep Scots bank debt, we’ll keep the oil money
SNP leader Alex Salmond tells Channel 4 News that the bad debts of the part-nationalised Royal Bank of Scotland should remain with the Treasury in London even if Scotland votes for independence.
What if Scotland chooses independence?
As David Cameron insists that a referendum on Scottish independence should be held within 18 months, Channel 4 News looks at what separation from England would mean.
Scotland referendum ‘must be held within 18 months’
David Cameron is set to offer Scotland’s First Minster Alex Salmond the chance of a binding referendum on independence, but only if it is held within 18 months – amid criticism he is “interfering”.
Boundary report – unsettling reading for MPs
Few English MPs will escape changes to their constituency borders in today’s Boundary Commission’s recommendations, writes political consultant Lewis Baston.
More rain expected as floods hit Scotland
Fourteen flood warnings are in place in Scotland after unusually heavy rain caused widespread disruption to roads and train networks in parts of central and southern Scotland.
Riots: Scores arrested for online posts
As Police across the country arrest young people suspected of inciting rioting on Facebook and Twitter, a cyber crime lawyer tells Channel 4 News that securing convictions may be ‘legally tricky’.
SNP wins majority in Scottish elections
Alex Salmond says “Team Scotland has won” as the SNP takes control of the Scottish Parliament. It is a result Channel 4 News presenter Krishnan Guru-Murthy, in Edinburgh, describes as “seismic”.
Polls close on AV referendum vote and elections
The polls have closed after a bitter AV referendum campaign. Votes have also been cast in elections for the Scottish Parliament, Welsh Assembly, Northern Ireland Assembly and local councils.
Brazil’s ‘racist banana’: German student confesses
A German boy confesses to throwing a banana onto a football pitch during the Scotland Brazil game which prompted Brazilian player Neymar to say he was the victim of racial abuse. Keme Nzerem reports.