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Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.

Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.

U.K. man's wife stuck in Syria

December 16th, 2013
05:08 PM ET

Living trapped under fire and far away is terrible but it can be even worse if you are separated from your family.

This is the life of the wife of a British national who has not been permitted to enter the United Kingdom.

Becky talks to Mark Wallace, whose wife has been denied entrance to Britain from Syria.

Scotland's rocky relationship with England

November 28th, 2013
02:29 PM ET

An independent Scotland would retain Queen Elizabeth II as head of state, keep the pound sterling currency, and remain within the European Union, according to a policy document presented by Scotland's devolved government Tuesday.

The release of the draft plan - known as a white paper - comes ahead of next year's referendum on independence from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

The September 18 2014 referendum will allow Scots a straight yes-or-no vote on staying in the union.

If they vote yes, the country's first independent election would be held on May 5, 2016, according to the white paper.

From independence to union, to devolution. Becky  looks at Scotland's history and how we got here.