David Cameron says he has already started the process of renegotiating Britain's relationship with the European Union, but it is hard to feel optimistic about his chances.
For a few months in 2014, Scotland moved to the centre of international attention.
Plans by residents of a Sussex market town to burn an effigy of First Minister Alex Salmond at a Bonfire Night party have been scrapped at the 11th hour.
You have to laugh, you really do.
THE outgoing president of the European Commission will today warn David Cameron he could make a "historic mistake" by alienating eastern European countries as he attempts to renegotiate the UK's links with Brussels.