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They arrived before polling stations even opened, dressed for the school day in striped ties and blazers, dress slacks and tartan skirts, book bags over their shoulders — and for the first time in British history, ballot cards in hand.
Dour. Grim. Downright uninspiring. When Gordon Brown ended a disappointing three years as British prime minister in 2010, few would have credited him as the man most likely to swing a popular vote ever again.
The saga of Scottish independence is over, but a new journey of political upheaval is only beginning for the United Kingdom.
Ireland's economy is growing at a rapid pace last experienced at the tail-end of the Celtic Tiger boom, government statisticians reported Thursday as economists declared that the country's debt crisis was dead and buried.
These are the milestones of Scotland's journey from Great Britain to the United Kingdom and, following Thursday's vote, a possible return to independence.
Northern Ireland's Catholic and Protestant politicians united Monday to praise their former power-sharing leader, Ian Paisley, as his family held his funeral in conditions of exceptional privacy.
The Rev. Ian Paisley, the Protestant firebrand who devoted his life to thwarting compromise with Catholics in Northern Ireland only to become a pivotal peacemaker in his twilight years, died Friday in Belfast. He was 88.
Alex Salmond is many things: a gambler with an obsessive eye for the horses, a populist showman equally quick to cause and claim outrage, an improvisational wit with a cut-throat edge.
Much like the Ulster weather, Ian Paisley could offer beaming sunshine one minute, stinging hailstones the next.
For most of his half-century in Northern Ireland politics, Ian Paisley was synonymous with two words: "No" and "Never."