Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom after voters rejected independence in a nationwide referendum by 55% to 45%, the BBC predicts.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford soon will begin chemotherapy to treat an aggressive cancer, a doctor at Mount Sinai Hospital in the city said Wednesday.
People in Scotland will vote later on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation.
German prosecutors have charged a 93-year-old man with being an accessory to murder in at least 300,000 cases while working for the Nazis at the Auschwitz concentration camp.
Both sides in the Scottish referendum campaign make their final pitches to voters as the latest polls suggest the result remains too close to call.
What we know -- and psychiatrists have diagnosed for decades -- as schizophrenia may really be eight separate diseases, research published in The American Journal of Psychiatry suggests.
The leaders of the three main parties at Westminster sign a pledge to devolve more powers to Scotland, if Scots reject independence.
American citizen Matthew Todd Miller was sentenced to six years of hard labor by the North Korean Supreme Court for committing "acts hostile" to the country, North Korean state media reported Sunday.
The mother of South African model Reeva Steenkamp expressed "disbelief" over dismissal of murder charges against the man who killed her daughter.
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond is to attend a summit to discuss plans to tackle Islamic State (IS) militants, following the killing of hostage David Haines.
PM David Cameron says the murder of David Haines is an "act of pure evil", after the release of a video appearing to show the UK hostage's beheading.
France has booked a place in the Davis Cup final after taking an unassailable 3-0 lead over the Czech Republic in their semifinal tie at Roland Garros on Saturday.
A row over the intervention of business leaders and banks in the Scottish independence referendum intensifies on the final weekend of campaigning.
They say that to succeed in politics, you need a thick skin, and nowhere is that more true than in Scotland in the run up to the country's long-awaited independence referendum.
The judge in the trial of Oscar Pistorius is due to rule if he is guilty of culpable homicide, after clearing him of murdering his girlfriend.