1 sad + 2 that will make you go “hmm” NEWS STORIES FOR YOU THIS MONDAY EVENING!

First Minister Alex Salmond (note the last name) countered George Osborne’s ruling out of a currency union, emphasising that an independent Scottish currency would cost 500 million pounds of transaction costs for the U.K. Also, international lenders such as the IMF, EC and ECB will review Greece’s progress later this week, a sign that further loans might be handed out to the country. 

Unfortunately, 9 students from the Busan University of Foreign Studies have died after a ceiling of a resort building Gyeongju, South Korea collapsed. About 350 students were in the resort for a student orientation when the roof couldn’t support the heavy snow.