{FD} Catalonia closely watched from Scotland to South Pacific

When Catalans voted for independence 10 days ago, Scottish independence activist Math Campbell-Sturgess traveled to Spain to observe the voting process, which was marred by thuggish attacks by police trying to shut down the disputed referendum.

{FD} Military presence stepped up as Britain faces raised threat

Britons will find armed troops at vital locations after the official threat level was raised to its highest point following a suicide bombing that killed 22. Officials say soldiers will be deployed to places like Buckingham Palace, 10 Downing Street and Parliament.