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New IS Video Shows Another British Hostage

news.sky.com — New IS Video Shows Another British Hostage

Scotland Decides: Live Referendum Updates

news.sky.com — The latest from Sky's team across Scotland as the votes are counted and the country learns if it will become independent.

Rush To Beat Vacuum Ban Drives Shop Sales Up

news.sky.com — Rush To Beat Vacuum Ban Drives Shop Sales Up
Sep 18, 2014

RT @SkyNews: We can't talk about Scotland much until 10pm today so here's a story about vacuum cleaners news.sky.com/story/1337848/… pic.twitter.com/AUEkXAZlmQ

Sep 18, 2014

RT @SkyNews: We can't talk about Scotland much until 10pm today so here's a story about vacuum cleaners news.sky.com/story/1337848/… pic.twitter.com/AUEkXAZlmQ

Sep 18, 2014

RT @SkyNews: We can't talk about Scotland much until 10pm today so here's a story about vacuum cleaners news.sky.com/story/1337848/… pic.twitter.com/AUEkXAZlmQ

Scotland Decides: What To Expect, When

news.sky.com — Polls have opened in Scotland but what next? Here is the timetable of what to expect over the next 24 hours. Thursday: 7am Polling stations open. 7.30am Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to vote in Broomhouse, Glasgow. 9am Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond to cast his vote in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire.
Sep 18, 2014

Scotland's highest house prices: E Renfrewshire (avg: £233k). Lowest: Western Isles (£104k). Loads more data here: news.sky.com/story/1337779/…

Sep 18, 2014

RT @SkyNewsPR: #Scotland: Keep Up With Events As They Unfold - timetable of what to expect tonight & when - via @skynews #indyref http://t.…

Sep 18, 2014

RT @skyelections: Our #indyref console has all the info you need and results as they happen. Also on iPad/iPhone news.sky.com/story/1337779/… pic.twitter.com/lwOStyPPdg

Sep 18, 2014

RT @SkyNewsPR: #DecisionTime - we'll have all the results & reaction to #indyref on @SkyNews from 9pm & at news.sky.com/story/1337779/… http://t.…

Sep 18, 2014

RT @SkyNews: Our #indyref console has all the info you need and results as they happen. Also on iPad/iPhone news.sky.com/story/1337779/… pic.twitter.com/z3gzFV0nbu

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Bank Chairmen Call On BBA To Seek Mergers

news.sky.com — The principal lobbying group for British bankers is to examine plans for a consolidation of dozens of industry trade bodies following top-level talks between the country's biggest lenders. Sky News has learnt that the chairmen of the five largest high street banks met last week to discuss proposals for the British Bankers' Association (BBA) to combine with peers such as the Payments Council and the UK Cards Association.
Sep 18, 2014

RT @MarkKleinmanSky: Exclusive: Chairmen of biggest UK banks demand trade body consolidation amid concern over fee inflation. bit.ly/1AT8Xuv

Sep 18, 2014

Exclusive: Chairmen of biggest UK banks demand trade body consolidation amid concern over fee inflation. bit.ly/1AT8Xuv

Twilight Actor Live Tweets Emergency Landing

news.sky.com — Twilight star Jackson Rathbone has spoken of his terror as a plane he was on made an emergency landing in California. The actor - who played Jasper Hale in the movies - was with his family on Jet Blue Flight 1415 when it developed engine trouble shortly after take-off from Long Beach Airport.

Polls Close In Historic Scottish Referendum

Cantlie Video: New Tactic From Islamic State

news.sky.com — I've never seen a hostage video like this before. Neither have the people I've spoken to with experience of these things. It is surreal and it represents a new tactic from Islamic State. As we have come to expect from this organisation, it is professionally filmed, and from a number of camera angles.
Sep 18, 2014

My analysis of the new British hostage video - a new tactic for Islamic State: news.sky.com/story/1338205/…

Honeymoon Briton Killed In Jet Ski Crash

news.sky.com — A British man has been killed in a jet ski crash two days into his honeymoon in Santorini, Greek police have said. The 39-year-old, who has not been named, is thought to have been rammed into by another British jet skier.
Sep 18, 2014

Honeymoon Briton Killed In Jet Ski Crash. 39-year-old thought to have been rammed into by another British jet skier. news.sky.com/story/1338003/…

Hopes Of Deal To Rescue Phones 4U Dashed

news.sky.com — Hopes that a last-minute deal could be reached to rescue Phones 4U have been dashed Administrators PricewaterhouseCoopers have said that the only realistic prospect is to sell off the remaining assets of the mobile phone retailer. Some bondholders had offered to take a loss on their investment to allow the company to be restructured and sold as a going concern.