Plans for a referendum on Scottish independence was the top news story for the week ending Sunday, October 21, according to journalisted.
The 'Edinburgh agreement' marking the commencement of Scotland's independence referendum, generated 215 articles.
Other top stories were:
- Andrew Mitchell resigns amid allegations he called a police officer a 'pleb', 205 articles.
- Blind man is mistakenly Tasered after police mistake white stick for sword, 23 articles.
- Police probe BNP leader Nick Griffin Twitter rant against gay couple, 19 articles.
- Northern Ireland E coli outbreak classified as 'major public health crisis', 1 article.