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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Helen Bamber, human rights advocate and Amnesty co-founder, dies

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Tireless rights campaigner Helen Bamber dies British human rights campaigner Helen Bamber, an early member of Amnesty International, has died at the age of 89, the charity she founded said. Bamber, who died on Thursday, worked in the Bergen-Belsen Nazi concentration camp in 1945 to help survivors. She went on to work for human rights in a career ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1579440/helen-bamber-human-rights-advocate-and-amnesty-co-founder-dies
  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    British minister vows to quit convention on human rights

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Manchester Home Secretary blasts rules making it difficult for country to boot out 'dangerous foreigners' Minister vows to quit convention on human rights Home Secretary Theresa May said yesterday her ruling Conservative party would take Britain out of the European Convention on Human Rights if re-elected in 2015. She said she would include such a promise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1321744/british-minister-vows-quit-convention-human-rights
  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    David Cameron says Britain should stand up for Hong Kong rights

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 05:07pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday Britain should stand up for the rights of people in Hong Kong, after more than two weeks of protests over Chinese ... and rights set out in an Anglo-Chinese agreement before Britain handed the former colony back to China in 1997. “It is important that democracy involves real choices,” Cameron said, stressing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1617689/david-cameron-says-britain-should-stand-hong-kong-rights
  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    British PM David Cameron pledges tax cuts for 30 million

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 03:42am by AFP, Reuters

    ... Britain's Human Rights Act and replace it with a British Bill of Rights to assert the British parliament's supremacy over the European Court of Human Rights. In another pledge Cameron said he ... work hard and do the right thing we say you should keep more of your own money to spend as you choose." Vowing to "build a Britain that everyone is proud to call home", Cameron ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1607284/british-pm-david-cameron-pledges-tax-cuts-30-million
  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain's Conservatives vow to crack down on tax-avoiding tech firms

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:27am by AFP

    ... the talks should go ahead. "The time is now right for a new round of cross-party talks to be convened," Villiers said in a speech to the Conservative Party's annual conference ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1604012/britains-conservatives-vow-crack-down-tax-avoiding-tech-firms
  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Defection and sex scandal hit UK Conservatives ahead of annual meeting

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:23am by AFP

    ... Independence Party, then a junior minister quit after being caught out sending an explicit photograph of himself. The centre-right Conservatives risk losing a handful of seats and thousands of votes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1603573/defection-and-sex-scandal-hit-uk-conservatives-ahead-annual-meeting
  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    David Cameron overheard describing queen's 'purr' over Scottish result

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:51pm by AP

    ... right, it's OK" after the referendum in which Scots rejected independence and chose to stay in the United Kingdom. "It should never have been that close. It wasn't ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599749/david-cameron-overheard-describing-queens-purr-over-scottish-result
  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    British Labour leader Ed Miliband shifts to the left ahead of May poll

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 04:27am by Reuters

    ... they did not think he would be up to the job of being prime minister. Miliband, whom Britain's mostly right-leaning media regularly lampoons for being socially awkward, set out a 10-year plan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599118/british-labour-leader-ed-miliband-shifts-left-ahead-may-poll
  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Former BBC Radio DJ Dave Lee Travis convicted of indecent assault

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:20am by The Guardian

    ... in prison. Outside court, Travis, who became a household name in the 1970s, told journalists: “I’m not speaking to anybody right this moment.” The jury of six men and six women, who took 19 hours and 15 minutes to reach verdicts, had been told Travis was an opportunist who thought he had the “perfect right” to grope women. The jury heard that Travis was a guest on the The Mrs Merton Show ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599343/former-bbc-radio-dj-dave-lee-travis-convicted-indecent-assault
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scotland votes to stay, but vote will unleash radical change for whole UK

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:32am by ALICE WOODHOUSE, Reuters, AFP

    ... with England while 1,617,989 opted for independence. The 84.5 per cent turnout was a record for an election in Britain. Prime Minister David Cameron said: "It was right to take- not duck- the big ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596412/scotland-votes-stay-vote-will-unleash-radical-change-whole-uk

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