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'Better Together' supporters celebrate the result of the Scottish referendum on independence at the count centre for the Scottish referendum at Ingleston Hall on September 19, 2014 in Edinburgh, Scotland.  (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Scots Reject Independence In Historic Vote

Scottish voters have rejected independence and decided that Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom.

09/19/2014

After many months of campaigning the people of Scotland today head to the polls to decide the fate of their country. The referendum is too close to call but a Yes vote would see the break-up of the United Kingdom and Scotland would stand as an independent country for the first time since the formation of the Union.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Watch Closely As Scots Vote To Remain In U.K.

Voters in Scotland on Thursday decided against a proposal to become a separate nation, choosing to remain in the United Kingdom.

09/18/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Diana Robinson/Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)

De Blasio To Head To England To Address Labour Party On Income Inequality

Mayor Bill de Blasio will be headed to England later this month, to appear as the international speaker at the annual conference for the Labour Party.

09/16/2014

screenshot from ISIS video of beheading of British Aid worker David Haines

President Obama Condemns ISIS Beheading Of British Aid Worker David Haines

Haines was abducted last year in Syria, and extremists released a video on Saturday showing his beheading.

09/13/2014

Mohammed Himon (credit: Facebook)

Cab Driver Who Struck British Tourist In Midtown Won’t Face Charges

Sian Green, 23, of Leicester, England was struck when the taxi jumped a curb at Sixth Ave near Radio City Music Hall on Aug. 20. She was rushed into surgery, but doctors couldn’t save her left foot.

11/14/2013

Sian Green (Instagram)

Tourist Who Lost Foot In Midtown Taxi Accident Now Back In U.K.

Sian Green, the tourist who lost her foot when a cab jumped the curb and slammed into her in Midtown, has returned home to the U.K.

10/01/2013

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Mother’s Day Celebrations From Around The World

Ever wanted to know how and when Mother’s Day is celebrated around the world? We take a look at the annual traditions of five countries to find out.

04/29/2013

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Seen At 11: New Technology Can Make It So 1 Baby Has 3 Parents

“The goal is always the same: identify embryos that are unaffected, and are going to produce normal children and only transfer those back,” explained Dr. Rusty Herbert.

03/29/2013

Sir Mark Lyall Grant, British Ambassador to the United Nations, with the Secretariat in the background at One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza on the East Side - Sep 12, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

On Foreign Soil: British U.N. Ambassador Talks NYC’s ‘Vibrancy’ And More

He’s been posted to Pretoria, Islamabad, and Paris. But now, Sir Mark Lyall Grant is an Englishman in New York.

09/14/2012

A picture shows damage inside the burnt U.S. consulate building in Benghazi on September 13, 2012 following an attack on the building late on September 11 in which the US ambassador to Libya and three other US nationals were killed. (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Libya Announces 4 Arrests In Deadly Attack On U.S. Consulate

Heavily armed militants used a protest of an anti-Islam film as a cover and may have had help from inside Libyan security in their deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate, a senior Libyan official said Thursday.

09/13/2012

Rep. Peter King (file / credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rep. King To Testify In British Parliament About Muslim Radicalization

Saying the radicalization in Muslim communities has increased in America and Britain, King said “we can’t afford to be politically correct.”

09/12/2011

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Trans-Atlantic Peeving

WCBS 880 midday anchor Pat Farnack will be having her weekly chat with language maven Ben Zimmer.

07/22/2011

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at City Hall - New York, NY - Jul 19, 2011 (credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

New York City Challenges Silicon Valley On High Tech Front

Silicon Valley might be the high tech capital of the world, but New York wants to change that.

07/19/2011

TSA Screeners(Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

London-Bound Airline Passengers Stranded In NYC

Some stranded passengers have been mulling around John F. Kennedy Airport for hours, even days, hoping to get booked on a flight back to the snow-ravaged United Kingdom.

12/20/2010

Interpol Mail Bombs

Interpol Publicizes Details Of Yemen Mail Bombs

Photographs of two U.S.-bound mail bombs intercepted by authorities in Dubai and United Kingdom were released Saturday.

11/06/2010