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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Four men appear in court to face London terror plot charges

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 04:53am by Reuters

    ... material" in their possession. A fifth man, Nathan Cuffy, 25, also from London, was charged with a firearms offence. Britain estimates there are around 500 British jihadists on the side ... policing spokesman for counterterrorism, said police had made 218 arrests this year, while dozens of vulnerable people were also being referred to de-radicalisation programmes.   New Islamic State ...

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    Harry Street, a killer of five and ex-psychiatric patient, held over arsenal

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 11:35pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Fears ex-psychiatric patient was planning another spree with guns, makeshift bomb Weapons cache found in home of killer of five A British man who shot dead ... killing spree. Harry Street, 70, assembled a cache of six guns, dozens of home-made bullets and a makeshift bomb at his home in the city of Birmingham. Street was detained in a psychiatric ...

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    'Scotland was the winner': Hong Kong's expat Scots agree on one thing after historic vote

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:48pm by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... in The Canny Man bar in Wan Chai (canny being the Scots word for careful or thrifty) to watch history being made. The majority of the 80 or so there erupted in loud cheers and applause as the first ... dressed in a Made in Glasgow T-shirt. “The people have spoken, we’ve got to look forward. Scots will soldier on,” said Tsui, who had voted “Yes” by post before coming to Hong Kong. Non-resident ...

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    British probe launched into heartless internet insults over Hillsborough disaster

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 01:32am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Probe after heartless jibes over soccer stadium disaster are traced to government computers Families' outrage at Hillsborough internet insults The British government was yesterday investigating claims that official computers were used to post inflammatory comments about the Hillsborough stadium disaster on Wikipedia. Anonymous alterations ...

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

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

    ... Reuters in Edinburgh David Cameron, 'the man who saved the union', must now deliver on vow of constitutional reform No, but UK's on road to change Scotland's ... lecturer at Nottingham Trent University. "On the one hand he can make claim to the title of 'the man who saved the union'. On the other, he'll now have to deliver on his ...

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

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

    ... in 1925. Bamber was named European Woman of Achievement in 1993 and was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1997. Actor Colin Firth, who was advised by Bamber when working on The Railway Man film about a British soldier in a Japanese labour camp, called his time with Bamber "life-changing". "Her aim in life was to heal people whose damage was profound ...

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    Cameron's star player, London Mayor Boris Johnson, could be a liability

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:44am by Bloomberg, Reuters, MCT

    ... fridge." The bicycle-riding mayor, who made his name as a journalist and television panel-show presenter, has an appeal that goes beyond traditional Conservative supporters. His instantly ... front porch and assured reporters that he and his wife were working out their problems, then turned around to find that she had locked him out. "There are no disasters- only opportunities. ...

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    Northern Ireland’s richest man killed in helicopter crash

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 01:48pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in London An entrepreneur and politician who was Northern Ireland’s richest man was among four people killed when a helicopter crashed in thick fog in eastern England ... The 70-year-old, known as Edward Haughey until he was made a peer in 2004, was founder and chairman of Norbrook, a veterinary pharmaceuticals company. Haughey owned Gillingham Hall, a stately home near ...

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    Child sex abuse conspiracy claims rattle Britain’s political elite

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 01:33am

    ... claims of a paedophile ring involving senior politicians. His government announced a review of how officials, police and prosecutors handled accusations made against public figures in the 1980s, ... transparency”. She ordered a fresh review of how the Home Office handled allegations made involving senior public figures, to be led by the head of Britain’s most prominent children’s charity, NSPCC ...

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    Jimmy Savile sexually abused patients and dead bodies, say investigators

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:15am by AFP

    ... mortuary, and bragged about having jewellery he had had made from glass eyes taken from the deceased. Investigators said although they could not confirm the claims "it is evident his interest ... to prey on patients and staff. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt apologised to victims on behalf of the government for failing to protect them from a man once held up as an "eccentric national ...




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