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Twitter's #indyref map
Friday 19 September 2014
Well, the votes are in and an army of people will now spend the night counting. Twitter, though, may have an early indication of which way the vote went.
Jack Ma
Thursday 18 September 2014
Alibaba has priced its initial public offering at $68 per share - the top end of its price range.
Larry Ellison
Thursday 18 September 2014
Lary Ellison will step down as chief executive of Oracle, the software company announced today.
Person carrying Scotland flag
Thursday 18 September 2014
Polling has closed in Scotland, as voters in the country took the historic decision whether or not to end its 307-year union with the United Kingdom.
Aberdeen street with Yes flag
Thursday 18 September 2014
Aberdeen is due to announce the result of the Scottish independence referendum vote in the early hours of Friday morning.
Glaswegians waiting to cast their vote
Thursday 18 September 2014
Glasgow is due to announce the result of the Scottish independence referendum vote in the early hours of Friday morning.
Polling station sign next to man
Thursday 18 September 2014
Lanarkshire is due to announce the result of the Scottish independence referendum vote in the early hours of Friday morning.
Kingsbarn golf course in Fife
Thursday 18 September 2014
Fife is due to announce the result of the Scottish independence referendum vote in the early hours of Friday morning.
Sign outside polling station
Thursday 18 September 2014
As Scots finally head to the polls, many have predicted today could be a record breaking day for the country.
Scotty dog wearing Yes scarf
Thursday 18 September 2014
It’s crunch time in the Scottish independence debate as Scots finally head to the polls today.
Petro Poroshenko
Thursday 18 September 2014
The Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has called upon the US to provide his country with military assistance as it attempts to combat pro-Russian separatist forces.  
Scotland
Thursday 18 September 2014
How is the Scottish referendum affecting markets?   
Gordon Brown
Thursday 18 September 2014
  At last, the world is hearing the voices of the real people of Scotland.  
Walkie Talkie
Thursday 18 September 2014
Skyscrapers may be complex to build, but what about getting the furniture into them? You can usually squeeze a sofa into the lift - but a full-grown tree requires rather more specialist equipment.
Monitise
Thursday 18 September 2014
Monitise's share price is tanking today, after Visa Inc said it was looking at options to reduce its stake in the business.   
FIFA
Thursday 18 September 2014
Fifa has ordered the FA and other football associations (FAs) to hand over a £16,000 luxury watch given to management by the Brazilian football federation (CBF).  
Supermassive black hole
Thursday 18 September 2014
A huge black hole has been found at the heart of the M60-UCD1 dwarf galaxy – one of the smallest and densest galaxies ever known.  
Alan Buckle
Thursday 18 September 2014
Tackling low pay has been a central policy theme for Labour while in opposition, and it’s not hard to see why. While the economy is growing, wages aren’t rising in real-terms and people don’t feel better off.
Adam Posen
Thursday 18 September 2014
Following pro-independence assertions by economist Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz, saying the debate
High street
Thursday 18 September 2014
Retail sales are starting to look healthier, with the volume of items bought in  August up 3.9 per cent year-on-year, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).  
Islamic Bank of Britain
Thursday 18 September 2014
Given what we've learned about caliphates over recent months - largely from the rise of the brutal Islamic State (IS) in the Middle East - the City of London, with its decidedly Western attitudes to money-making, is not where you’d expect to fin
Astronaut
Thursday 18 September 2014
Astronauts are a very healthy bunch – before being sent up into space they must go through rigorous physical training and pass a multitude of medical tests.
London buses
Thursday 18 September 2014
As if the travel chaos yesterday wasn't bad enough, Unite has announced strike action affecting around 50 bus routes will take place on Monday. 
Scotish independence
Thursday 18 September 2014
After yesterday's swing among bookmakers towards a Scottish No vote (see bottom of article) there were some more changes among the bookies today.
Edinburgh streets
Thursday 18 September 2014
Edinburgh is due to announce the result of the Scottish independence referendum vote in the early hours of Friday morning.
Google logo
Thursday 18 September 2014
News Corp has told the EU it believes Google is stifling competition and undermining the business model of “content creators” in its dominance of internet search.
Card Factory share price
Thursday 18 September 2014
Card Factory released its half-yearly report today, showing underlying profit before tax at £14.9m for the first half of its 2015 financial year, up from £1.8m in the first half of 2014.
Islamic State
Thursday 18 September 2014
The Islamic State (IS) is infamous for the brutal methods it employs to gain control in Syria and Iraq, and now there are reports it is gathering cyber weaponry to take the conflict online.  
Thursday 18 September 2014
We’ve arrived at one of the most important days in Great Britain’s history and what better way to start such a day than with a big breakfast – well, that’s what Mayor Boris Johnson did this morning, hosting the London’s Biggest Breakfast charity
Police outside a polling station in Glasgow
Thursday 18 September 2014
Police have arrested a man after an alleged assault took place outside a polling station in West Dunbartonshire.   
Map of UK with Yes and No vote tweets visualised
Thursday 18 September 2014
A stunning map of Scottish independence campaigning shows how Twitter users feel about the referendum and which side of the fence they are on.
Legoland
Thursday 18 September 2014
Merlin Entertainments reported positive results for the 36 weeks to 6 September, with revenue growth 6.7 per cent higher than the same period last year.  
Bagpipers
Thursday 18 September 2014
Scots started going to the polls to vote on secession from 7am this morning - but they will have to wait 24 hours to hear the final result of the vote.
Diamond
Thursday 18 September 2014
A bit of good news for Petra Diamonds investors, who showed their disappointment earlier this week when the company failed to raise the price it expected for a rare 122.52-carat blue diamond. 
Barack Obama
Thursday 18 September 2014
US President Barack Obama has urged Scots to vote No and preserve the Union in the Scottish Independence Referendum.  
Alibaba
Thursday 18 September 2014
Tomorrow morning Alibaba will list on the New York Stock Exchange, in what could prove to be the biggest IPO in history.  
Thursday 18 September 2014
European markets look set to open up this morning after doveish tones from Fed.  
Sony
Thursday 18 September 2014
Shares in Sony fell by 12 per cent to ¥ 1,865.5 (£10.50) at the start of trading in Tokyo last night, following the release of a profit warning by the consumer electronics giant.   
Chuka Umunna
Thursday 18 September 2014
Businesses in Scotland have been threatened with dire financial consequences if they openly back the No campaign during the Scottish referendum, Labour’s shadow business secretary exclusively told City A.M. yesterday.
Alex Salmond
Thursday 18 September 2014
The City’s well-known Scottish restaurant Boisdale is expected to pack out tonight with punters glued to the big screens and the private dining room full of Better Together backers.
Sir John Gieve
Thursday 18 September 2014
A former deputy governor of the Bank of England yesterday warned there might be a “deposit flight” if Scotland votes Yes in today’s independence referendum.
Thursday 18 September 2014
SUITORS picked through the remains of collapsed high street mobile retailer Phones 4u yesterday as administrator PwC entered negotiations with mobile operators and other interested parties over acquiring all or part of the business.
Michelle Mone
Thursday 18 September 2014
Business leaders gave their opinions on the Scottish vote yesterday, with HSBC’s Douglas Flint, M&S’ Marc Bolland, Kingfisher’s Ian Cheshire and Michelle Mone of Ultimo calling for a No vote.  
Thursday 18 September 2014
Banks, insurers and other financial services firms operating across Europe face extra hundreds of mil­lions of pounds of extra tax costs, following a European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling yesterday.
Thursday 18 September 2014
The US Federal Reserve revealed last night that another of its senior officials has opposed a pledge to keep rates at record lows, while projections suggest that borrowing costs could rise faster than had been expected.
Thursday 18 September 2014
TWO HAWKISH policymakers at the Bank of England failed to convince the rest of the monetary policy committee (MPC) to vote for a rate hike for the second month running, the minutes of its September meeting showed yesterday.
Thursday 18 September 2014
UNEMPLOYMENT plunged to its lowest level since 2008 in the three months to July, official figures showed yesterday, as the job market’s rapid recovery signals higher wages could be just around the corner.
Thursday 18 September 2014
JD SPORTS said yesterday it enjoyed record trading in the first half of the year as the sports retailer doubled profits.
Thursday 18 September 2014
Marks and Spencer is set to open its first shop in Scandanavia next month as it marches ahead with its European expansion.

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