Gut eine Woche nach dem Tod der früheren britischen Premierministerin Margaret Thatcher findet in der Londoner St. Paul's Cathedral die Trauerfeier für die umstrittene "eiserne Lady" unter verstärkten Sicherheitsvorkehrungen statt.
The nationalists in Scotland lost, but the country and democracy won. Europe can breathe a huge sigh of relief, writes DW's Bernd Riegert from Edinburgh.
Dalia Grybauskaite has won re-election in Lithuania in a runoff against Social Democrat Zigmantas Balcytis. Preliminary results gave the center-right leader, sometimes likened to Margaret Thatcher, a comfortable lead.
On Thursday around four million Scots will be voting on the future of their country's independence. The cultural and political otherness of the Scots justifies the experiment, says DW's Daniel Scheschkewitz.
The world has bid its final farewell to former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Her funeral drew thousands to the streets of London as well as international figures from around the globe.
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