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Edinburgh (AFP) - 10:35 GMT - AFP IS CLOSING THIS LIVE REPORT after Scots rejected independence in a referendum that left the 300-year-old union between Scotland and England intact but the United Kingdom heading for a major shake-up that will give more autonomy to its constituent nations.
PARIS (AP) — Joining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, France conducted its first airstrikes Friday against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics depot that it controlled, Iraqi and French officials said.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has fined GlaxoSmithKline Plc a record 3 billion yuan ($488.8 million) for paying bribes to doctors to use its drugs, the British company said on Friday, drawing to a close a corruption probe that rocked the pharmaceutical sector in China. A court in the city of Changsha also sentenced Mark Reilly, the former head of GSK in China, and other GSK executives to between two and four years in jail, according to state news agency Xinhua. However, Briton Reilly will be deported and will not face jail time in China, a source with direct knowledge of the case said. ...