18 September 2014 Last updated at 08:38 ET

Scots head to polls for referendum

Millions of people in Scotland are heading to the polls to vote on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation.

A polling station in Coulags, Scotland, 2011How to vote in the Scottish referendum

The future of Scotland will be decided in the referendum on independence on 18 September. Here's a brief guide on how to make sure your vote is counted.

Garry Lockhart (L) and Janet Lockhart (R)Man guilty of murdering wife and son

A man who killed his wife and young son in Midlothian has been found guilty of both their murders.

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