HONG KONG (AP) - The British pound jumped as Scotland voted to stay part of the United Kingdom while Japanese shares surged as the yen extended losses against the dollar.
The big Scottish-based banks that threatened to move their headquarters to England last week amid concerns Scotland would vote for independence have moved to quickly profess their commitment to the nation.
Oracle lost more than $9bn in value on Friday, as investors had their first chance to digest Larry Ellison's surprise resignation as chief executive.
Edinburgh houses Estate agents expect a flurry of house buying and selling in Scotland following the no vote. Photograph: Murdo Macleod for the Guardian.
A 'skatepark' on the Southbank of the Thames has been saved after a long-running battle to have it relocated. Campaign group Long Live Southbank had fought to avert closure of the ad hoc skatepark in the undercroft of the Queen Elizabeth Hall, which is set ...