- RBS said in May it will eliminate hundreds of jobs in the United States over the course of two years.
- Spain calls the vote "fruitless and useless," but proponents hope it will pressure the government to go ahead with an official vote.
- Although the nonbinding referendum is only symbolic, Catalan nationalism is a growing political force in the Spanish region.
- The "Sherlock" star got engaged to actress Sophie Hunter, who co-starred with Cumberbatch in the 2009 movie "Burlesque Fairytales."
- Lola will appear to grow closer to Lord Narcisse when episode 6 of "Reign" Season 2 airs on the CW on Thursday, Nov. 6.
- Kate Middleton, Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, is reportedly enjoying a babymoon with Prince William in Scotland.