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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Hundreds join anti-Thatcher 'party' in London's Trafalgar Square

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 09:54am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... from the hit musical The Wizard of Oz , Ding Dong the Witch Is Dead , has become a rallying cry for anti-Thatcher sentiment since her death and has shot up the singles charts this week. “I came ... or the disabled,” Holmwood told news agency AFP. Elsewhere on Saturday, some fans of Liverpool football club held up anti-Thatcher banners at a Premier League match reading “We’re gonna have a party” ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Protesters plan to turn their backs on Thatcher funeral

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 09:47pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London London police are bracing for protests at Margaret Thatcher’s funeral on Wednesday, with opponents vowing to pelt her coffin with eggs, coal or milk ... know the hypocrisy of a state-funded funeral for the person who influenced 30 years of cuts to state funding of welfare,” the protest’s Facebook page reads. “If taxpayers are funding her ...


    Live: funeral held for Margaret Thatcher in London

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 03:50pm by AFP

    ... polarising a figure to merit such a state-sponsored send-off. Protesters in the crowd turned their backs as the funeral cortege went by to complain at the damage wrought by her radical free-market ...


    Rebel MP Galloway offers Thatcher stinging send-off

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Controversial Respect Party MP tells parliament that there is no consensus for a national funeral Rebel George Galloway offers stinging send-off British MPs voted overwhelmingly to postpone Prime Minister's Questions so ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am

    ... to the cathedral are expected to be subject to protests, however, with some anti-Thatcher campaigners pledging to turn their backs on the cortege as it passes.   ATV case reaches Court of Appeal ATV's ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Tributes and protests at Thatcher funeral Britain says goodbye to its longest-serving prime minister of the 20th ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books

    Book review: The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:12pm by Bron Sibree

    ... in exchange for some vague notion of "asylum" in the future, a pair of generous anti-Thatcher activists, who offer her shelter, and school friend Ed Brubeck, who also comes to her aid; ...

  7. News - World - MIGRATION

    South Sudan backtracks over ban on foreign workers after protests

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 08:32pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Juba South Sudan not expelling foreign workers after all The government in war-torn South Sudan said it would not be expelling any foreign workers, reversing a policy announcement made the previous day that caused a storm of protest from aid agencies and neighbouring countries. According to the UN, 1.3 million people have been displaced and many ...

  8. News - China - PROTEST

    Pollution fears prompt protests against chemical plants and incinerators

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:16am by McClatchy Tribune

    ... McClatchy Tribune in Beijing Fears over health prompt rise in protests Large street protests are breaking out against waste incinerators, chemical plants and other industrial projects. In the southern county of Boluo in Guangdong, thousands of people marched on Saturday, with some returning the next day, to protest about a planned incinerator. Police detained 24 demonstrators, ...

  9. News - China - MACAU

    Police probe four union leaders after protests

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:20am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... Raquel Carvalho raquel.carvalho@scmp.com Co-founder of union and three others suspected of breaching police cordon at demonstration Police probe four union leaders after protests Four Macau casino workers are believed to be under police investigation after they took part in a string of protests for better pay and benefits. They were being accused of "aggravated ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    Some traders, eateries on 'gutter oil' list of shame protest their innocence

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 03:54pm by Phila Siu, Lai Ying-kit and Samuel Chan

    ... Phila Siu, Lai Ying-kit and Samuel Chan Some traders on government list say they have never used edible oils from Taiwan, let alone from company at heart of the scandal 'Gutter oil' list of shame disputed Some shops were left to protest their innocence yesterday after finding themselves on a Centre for Food Safety list which named 383 businesses suspected of using ...




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