Follow our rolling coverage of the Scottish independence referendum campaign as the deadline for voter registration nears 12.31pm BST That missing million phrase is used also today by Scottish Labour, whose leader Johann Lamont has urged unregistered Scots to make sure that they have their say on September 18. Show More Summary
The UK Independence Party (Ukip) are set to hold a pro-union rally in Glasgow this month, just days ahead of the referendum on Scottish independence. Party Leader Nigel Farage will be joined by the Scottish Party Chairman Arthur Misty Thackery, and a number of senior elected members in giving pro-union speeches at the event. Show More Summary
Labor Day encourages a review of the legal status of labor. Worker status is important because numerous statutes such as minimum wage and overtime requirements apply to employees but not to independent contractors. Being a "joint employee" means that both employers will have legal liability for employment law violations. Show More Summary
It’s been more than four years since Jackson, Mississippi MC Skipp Coon released the incendiary Sophomore Slump: Vol. 1: Independent’s Day EP. If, like myself, you were wondering what took him so long to follow up on such a powerful statement of a record, the cover to his new album Miles Garvey gives you all the answers you need. Show More Summary
The PAX 10 Humble Flash Bundle is live for five days and offers a lineup of really cool independent games that have been featured at PAX Prime over the years. Up for any price you feel like paying is Badland Premium, Solar 2, Containment: The Zombie...
A garden centre in Aberdeenshire was today's destination for the First Minister's independence grand tour, where I'm writing from now. The reason: A new pro-Yes letter signed by more than 200 business leaders. The location: Foxlane Garden Centre in Westhill, seven miles west of Aberdeen. The weather: Bucketing it down. Amid the usual quips – [...]
UPDATED, 3:15 PM: Warner Bros said today it will give moviegoers two extra days to ogle Magic Mike 2 next Independence Day weekend. The sequel has been moved from July 3 to July 1. No Roman candle jokes, please. PREVIOUSLY: Warner Bros has set Magic Mike 2 for July 3, 2015. Show More Summary
Over the weekend police put a stop to an independent Beijing film festival just as it was about to kick off. Days later, organizers say they are still waiting to find out why.
On August 19, Kiev's Independence Square was cleared of the last remains of the Euromaidan protest camp. Despite the fact that the new Ukrainian government owes much of its power to the people that built it, the camp had lately become a thorn in the eye of the state, and so the tents were finally forcibly removed by the authorities. Show More Summary
Marches in Kiev take place amid new reports of Russian hardware finding its way into rebel hands
In his Independence Day speech from Old Delhi’s famed Red Fort, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced plans to replace the country’s 64-year-old Planning Commission with a new central government think-tank led by a mix of experts. read more
I haven't read any of her books, but I still enjoyed Val McDermid's contribution to the Scottish independence debate which was published in The Guardian the other day. Now you can say what you like about Alex Salmond, as many peopleShow More Summary
Here is a quick wrap-up of some of the buzzing articles we published on trak.in last week. One of the announcements during Modi’s Independence day speech was, Free health insurance worth Rs 1 lakh for all economically backwards citizens. Show More Summary
August 24 should be a special day for all of Ukraine. The separatists in east Ukraine, especially in Donetsk, decided to celebrate Independence Day with a parade of Ukrainian POWs and stolen Ukraine military equipment through the city center on Lenin Street. Show More Summary
Dozens of soldiers paraded before a jeering crowd in eastern Donetsk, as Kiev celebrated Independence Day.
By Richard Balmforth and Thomas Grove KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine marked its independence day on Sunday with a military march-past in Kiev intended to send a message of defiance to Russia, but pro-Moscow rebels countered by parading captured Ukrainian troops through the streets of their main stronghold. Show More Summary
A parade featuring armored personnel carriers and beret-clad soldiers marks the 23rd anniversary since Kiev broke from Russia's orbit at the end of the Cold War.
Celebrations seen as show of military force as Kiev fights against pro-Russian fighters in eastern Ukraine.
Polly Toynbee wrote a long and boring article on the Scottish independence debate for The Guardian the other day, an extract of which is reproduced below. "The first question is whether Scotland could hack it alone, and the answer –Show More Summary
A Chinese independent film festival was closed by authorities on its opening day, organisers said Saturday, the latest sign that free expression is being increasingly targeted in the tightly-controlled country. Police prevented filmShow More Summary