Scotland's first pro-independence daily paper to launch next week
LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland's first daily newspaper to support independence from the United Kingdom will launch on Monday, reflecting surging nationalist support since Scots spurned independence two months ago.

Police chief claims '4 or 5' terror plots foiled

Police warned that the threat posed by extremists has "evolved" and that they are now home grownLondon (AFP) - Police have foiled four or five suspected terror plots this year, the country's most senior police officer said ahead of a week-long campaign to enlist the public's help in countering the threat.

Surf queen: The ocean is my office
For the millions of us who sit at desks all day, Carissa Moore's description of her workplace might sound a little cruel.

'Western' diet could fuel TB epidemic
As the developing world becomes more developed, the rise in prosperity in these countries could also result in the rise of a lethal infectious disease -- tuberculosis (TB).

Man Utd beat Arsenal to go fourth
Manchester United secured a vital 2-1 victory against Arsenal, their first on the road in the English Premier League this season under coach Louis Van Gaal.

Dozens Take Refuge From Japan Quake Aftershocks
Quake victims shelter from aftershocks as Japan marvels at lack of deaths amid severe damage

Cable & Wireless helped Britain spy on the world - Channel 4
LONDON (Reuters) - Telecommunications firm Cable & Wireless helped Britain eavesdrop on millions of Internet users worldwide, Channel 4 reported on Thursday, citing previously secret documents leaked by a fugitive former U.S. National Security Agency contractor.

The $50 alarm that could save lives
In September 1985 a devastating earthquake measuring 8.1 on the Richter Scale smashed into Mexico City killing 10,000 people and leaving parts of the city in ruins.