Scotland is to hold a referendum on independence from the UK this year. Polls show a majority oppose the move. So the yes campaign is pulling out the stops
After a five-year legal battle, the Scottish government has won the right to set a minimum price for alcohol as a way of improving public health. The Scotch Whisky Association fought the move.
With the native red squirrel under threat of extinction in Britain by the introduced gray species, new efforts are underway to kill the latter to save the former. Is that possible, and is it fair?
The Scottish National Party has urged the Spanish government to "respect" the overwhelming "yes" vote in the Catalan independence referendum. The SNP expressed solidarity with the Catalan people in demonstrations.
Catalonia is fighting to separate from Spain. It is just one of a number of regions around the globe to push for independence in recent years. DW looks at some of the world's more high-profile separatist movements.
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