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​Social Media and #Indyref: What impact will Social Media have on Scotland vote?
Less than two days before Scots hit the polls, social media has been a primary platform in shaping the merits of union vs. independence. With millions of posts, shares and related content flooding the web, Thursday’s vote may very well teeter on a tweet.

16.09.2014 12:53

Paint it white - Nationalist MP wants Kremlin color changed
A Liberal Democrat party lawmaker has initiated public discussion over the color of the Kremlin claiming that white walls were more “original” and also a symbol of morals that oppose the “degradation” coming from the West.

16.09.2014 13:42

Foreign Ministry criticizes Romanian PM over Moldova annexation statement
Russia’s Foreign Ministry has denounced Romanian PM Victor Ponta’s plan to unify Moldova with Romania by 2018 as “inadmissible and irresponsible,” and called for all European countries to counter modern expansionism.

16.09.2014 12:13

#indyref 2014: Social media's best reactions to Scottish independence campaign
Scotland’s drive for independence may signal the most historic moment in UK history. Despite the gravity of the vote, some are taking a more light hearted approach. From memes to trolling, here are a few of the best social media moments’ of #indyref 2014.

15.09.2014 08:21

US 6th-graders told to compare ‘power abusers’ Hitler and Bush
Bringing Nazi comparisons into discussions is usually reserved for internet arguments, not middle school classrooms. But one US teacher may have missed that lesson when she assigned her sixth graders homework comparing Adolf Hitler and George W. Bush.

12.09.2014 19:36

Europe's biggest rally ever? Up to 2 million Catalans march for independence
Hundreds of thousands of Catalans have flooded the streets of Barcelona in the region’s national day to demand the right to vote on independence from Spain. The demonstrators have formed a big V in red and yellow, symbolizing “vote.”

11.09.2014 10:54

UKIP’s Farage: ‘Scots won’t get independence from EU with Yes vote’
Anti-Englishness is driving the Scottish independence campaign, according to UKIP leader Nigel Farage, who says a split from England would fail to give Scots independence from EU bureaucrats in Brussels.

11.09.2014 11:50

‘Our countries’ – the little slip that revealed so much
It was a little “slip” which tells us so much about how the US views the world.

10.09.2014 13:24

Refusing rebirth: Beijing tells Dalai Lama to reincarnate in fight over successor
Beijing may be a fierce critic of the current Dalai Lama, but it is against having no Dalai Lama at all. That’s why China opposes the Dalai Lama’s plans not to reincarnate in a new body after his eventual death.

10.09.2014 14:20

‘Before Stonehenge, there was Woodhenge and Strawhenge’: High-tech 3D digital map reveals vast ritual monuments complex

10.09.2014 08:56

Single Americans become majority for first time
More people in the United States are apparently leaving wedding rings sitting in jewelry stores, as new data shows a majority of American adults are now single.

10.09.2014 02:28

Mainstream UK parties promise Scotland more powers if it stays in the union
​Britain’s major political parties have promised Scots more autonomy over tax and welfare spending if they choose to stay in the United Kingdom. The offer comes just over a week before the “too-close-to-call” independence referendum takes place.

09.09.2014 12:56

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