Ryan Randall plays the bagpipes outside a polling station in Edinburgh, Scotland September 18, 2014. Polling in the referendum on Scottish independence began on Thursday morning, as Scotland votes whether or not to end the 307-year-old union with the rest of the United Kingdom. REUTERS/Paul Hackett

Scots tallying results

Scotland voted on Thursday on whether to stay within the United Kingdom or end the 307- year-old union with England.

South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius leaves the High Court in Pretoria on September 11, 2014, after receiving the verdict in his murder trial. (AFP PHOTO/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA)

Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide on Friday, escaping the more serious charge of murder for the killing of his girlfriend.

   

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