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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Referendum start of change for UK, say Scotland's 'Yes' and 'No' camps

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 08:41am by Reuters

    ... a system to keep Scottish members of the British parliament from voting on UK policies that do not apply to self-ruling Scots. Such a system could be good for Cameron's Conservatives, whose ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    British gynaecologists express shock over five-fold rise in female genital cosmetic surgery cases

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 04:37am by AFP

    ... of procedures that are done in the private sector" where the data is not routinely collected, said Professor Sarah Creighton from the college's ethics committee. She said there had been ... prominently depicted in pornography," said Thomas Baldwin, a philosopher who sits on RCOG's ethics committee. In a new paper, the committee expresses particular concern that teenage girls ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    BBC and police under attack over raid on Cliff Richard's Berkshire home

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:16pm by GDN

    ... going on." Robertson said the case called into question the ethics of the BBC and the legality of the search warrant on Richard's house. "The real question, which goes ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    UN agency warns Britain over African children kidnapped for voodoo rituals

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 11:20pm by AFP

    ... in such crimes abroad, and for travel bans on convicted and alleged abusers. The British government said newly introduced orders could be applied to people convicted or cautioned for sex offences, ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Sigmund Freud's famous couch in need of makeover

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Appeal launched to reupholster couch on which Sigmund Freud analysed minds of his patients Dream makeover required Perhaps the most memorable item of furniture in the world- the couch in Sigmund Freud's consulting room, sagging ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Celebration as Cornish granted national minority status in Britain

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 09:12pm by GDN

    ... the celebrations are over, it will be up to politicians- both in Cornwall and on a UK level- to work out the ramifications of the status. Biscoe said it would help Cornish bodies when they applied for grants from UK organisations. It might, for example, be easier for Cornish groups to apply for arts funding for specific Cornish projects. Biscoe said it should also make health statistics ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson barred from US following cocaine admission

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 11:32pm by AFP

    ... to the embassy to apply for a visa. Lawson tweeted on Saturday that she was going on vacation, but she also has worked in the US, where she co-hosted TV cooking competition "The Taste." British ...

  8. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Mainland buyers of British property unfazed by new taxes

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 10:37am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Graves said, so "it's quite a big increase". An "annual tax on enveloped dwellings" came into effect in Britain in April last year. It applies when a British residential ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Bill before House of Lords threatens Prince Charles’ Duchy of Cornwall

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 08:45pm by GDN

    ... government and duchy both say the duchy is in the private sector yet it pays voluntary tax, gets free advice from government lawyers and has exemptions from legislation that applies to other ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    British study says global warming will not be the end of killer winters

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 10:05pm by Reuters

    ... linked to rising greenhouse gas emissions, might even raise death rates. Lead author Philip Staddon of the University of Exeter said that the findings were likely to apply to other developed ...




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