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Jeremy Vine breaks down the council areas in Scotland that will decide the referendum result.
Some Westminster landmarks normally closed to the public, including Downing Street, will be open this weekend.
Nicola Sturgeon and Alex Salmond of the Scottish National Party, and Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling from Better Together, have all been casting their votes in the Scottish referendum.
Nine women have been convicted of operating a "pyramid" scheme in which thousands of investors lost money.
It has been a bumper year for edible plants and berries according to The Woodland Trust, who say this autumn could see the best fruit crop since records began.
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club will announce on Thursday if it will admit women members for the first time in its 260 years.
Politicians in Wales await the result of the Scottish referendum on independence as voting gets under way.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is beginning a key visit to the US to seek further support to tackle what he describes as Russian aggression.
Police in Thailand say they have still not formally identified any suspects in the murder of British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller.
Taiwan's government says it will impose harsher penalties for food safety violations after a "gutter oil" scandal.
The Scottish independence referendum is covered on most front pages. However, the BBC is reporting only factual accounts of the election throughout polling day.
The mother of a 21-year-old County Armagh man criticises the Southern Health trust for "failing her son" after he died weeks after a routine ear operation.
Australian police launch anti-terror raids after a call from a senior Islamic State militant for "demonstration killings", PM Tony Abbott says.
A senior Home Office advisor has told the BBC that Islamic state extremism and the Rotherham abuse scandal are fuelling a far-right backlash in the UK.
World powers are set to resume talks in New York with Iran, but diplomats say a breakthrough on its disputed nuclear programme is unlikely.
Fiji's former military leader, Frank Bainimarama, looks on course to win a majority in the first polls in the island nation in eight years.
Australian police say they have carried out the biggest counter-terrorism operation in the country's history.
Intel says it has several manufacturers building new computers based on the novel dual-screen laptop concept it has just unveiled.