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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scotland's pro-independence leaders bet on oil as rivals say wells in decline

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:55am by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post in Aberdeen Pro-independence advocates promise funds for schools, health care and social welfare as rivals claim oil boom is over and reserves in decline 'Yes' backers bet on oil even as wells run dry The discovery of oil beneath the waters of the North Sea means it is a boom time for the ancient port city of Aberdeen, with some of the highest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1592519/scotlands-pro-independence-leaders-bet-oil-rivals-say-wells-decline
  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    St George’s Day a bore, but 450th birthday of Shakespeare a draw for Stratford-upon-Avon

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:30pm by GDN

    ... Heritage, which cares for ancient buildings, is encouraging people to flock to St George events at their properties this weekend- despite a survey revealing that only one in five people had any ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1495378/st-georges-day-bore-450th-birthday-shakespeare-draw-stratford-upon-avon
  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Shetland Islanders’ Viking heritage casts shadow on Scots independence

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 09:09pm by AP

    ... as they roar and sing. It is a scene that would have struck terror into the hearts of ancient Britons, and is also perhaps unsettling for modern politicians on both sides of Scotland's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1456357/shetland-islanders-viking-heritage-casts-shadow-scots-independence
  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Stonehenge sheds its tourist trappings

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 10:29pm by AP

    ... on a special shuttle. Or they can walk, exploring paths and an ancient processional approach route that for years has been cut in half by asphalt. Stonehenge, which archaeologists agree is a temple ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1385211/stonehenge-sheds-its-tourist-trappings
  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    British warplanes scrambled to divert US-bound flight after fire threat

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 01:31pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London British fighter jets escorted an EgyptAir plane bound for New York to a Scottish airport on Saturday after a note was found on board threatening to set it on fire, authorities and eyewitnesses said. “At around 1420 hrs today (1320 GMT) an EgyptAir aircraft flying from Cairo to New York was diverted to Prestwick Airport after a suspicious note ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1262076/british-warplanes-scrambled-divert-us-bound-flight-after-fire-threat
  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Bid to cheat UK taxman with film scam lands five in jail

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Jeremy Irons. To lend credibility to the scam, an innocent writer was hired to pen the script and he was told it would be filmed in Egypt and would star Omar Sharif, a court in London heard ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1200404/bid-cheat-uk-taxman-film-scam-lands-five-jail
  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Man charged in UK for hostage-taking in Syria

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 10:07am

    ... British police say they have charged a man arrested last week at Heathrow Airport for allegedly kidnapping two journalists in Syria. Scotland Yard said on Tuesday that 26-year-old Shajul Islam, who was arrested October 9 at Heathrow after arriving on a flight from Egypt, will appear in court on Wednesday. The man was arrested together with a 26-year-old woman, who was released ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1063040/man-charged-uk-hostage-taking-syria
  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Jane Austen to be new face on British currency

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... and the ancient warrior-queen Boadicea. Caroline Criado-Perez, a freelance journalist who led the drive for women's representation on bank notes, said she was "absolutely delighted" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1290561/jane-austen-be-new-face-british-currency
  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Princely welcome for royal baby in London

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... jubilee last year, and William and Kate's wedding in 2011, have allowed the monarchy to promote itself as both something old and something new, an ancient institution with a modern, youthful ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1289315/princely-welcome-royal-baby-crowds-flock-buckingham-palace
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain's Queen Elizabeth admitted to London hospital with gastroenteritis

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and attend a private lunch, before visiting ancient monument the Pantheon. In a statement published on his website, the Italian president wished the monarch a speedy recovery and thanked her for her ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1174347/britains-queen-elizabeth-admitted-london-hospital-gastroenteritis

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