RUSSIA has rebuffed Western demands to withdraw forces in Ukraine's Crimea region to their bases amid a day of high-stakes diplomacy in Paris aimed at easing tensions over Ukraine and averting the risk of war.
A currency union would benefit the remainder of the UK more than an independent Scotland, according to a veteran economist.
The United Nations said a total of 703 Iraqis have been killed due to violence in February, excluding deaths of insurgents and those from an embattled western province.
OUT in the Atlantic, schools of dolphins stirred in agitation, their conversations interrupted by the din from the east.
WHEN it comes to washing cars, Scottish drivers are squeaky clean.