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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

    ... own affairs, Cameron says lawmakers from England- which comprises 83 per cent of the British population- should also have a way to decide issues for themselves. That might mean setting up ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Overnight Scottish referendum vote count an exercise in complex logistics

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 09:59pm by Bloomberg

    ... when all the results are in will Pitcaithly announce the national result. And that will hinge on Scotland's three most populous cities, which will be among the last to declare. Counting ...

  3. 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

    ... geographically dispersed population. While campaigning in Aberdeen on Friday, Salmond rejected claims of North Sea oil running low. There was enough to fill government coffers for "many, many ...

  4. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Britain must build one million homes to meet shortfall, says new report

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:39am by Reuters

    ... the next national election in May 2015. Net immigration has added about two million people to Britain's population over the past 10 years- roughly half of total growth. The UK Independence ...

  5. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Lloyds banker bearish on London's luxury property market

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 07:34am by BLOOM

    ... on an unknown population of super-high-net-worth individuals continuing to see London as a safe haven. "The higher the sales price envisaged per square foot, the more uncomfortable I ultimately ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Privately educated British cabinet minister slams concentration of privilege in government

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 03:20pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... are privately educated, according to the Daily Telegraph newspaper, compared to just 6.5 per cent of the British population as a whole. “It doesn’t make me feel personally uncomfortable because I like ...

  7. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Songbird Estates' results buoy London property market

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:47am by Reuters

    ... "bubble" in London residential property prices, pointing to population projections indicating the city would grow by 1 million people by 2020. Long-term demand suggests... a long-run underpinning ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - BRITAIN

    Book review: Acts of Union and Disunion, by Linda Colley

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 09:43am by Nick Walker

    ... to be British, and the complexities of a nation that, in the 21st century, is populated by subjects rather than citizens. ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Hefty tax on sugary drinks would reduce UK obesity

    Posted Nov 01st 2013, 09:36pm by AP

    ... would still be worthwhile in the UK, which has a population of about 63 million and is the fattest country in Western Europe. About one in four Britons is obese. Every possible alternative ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Christians could be a minority in England and Wales by 2018

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... The Guardian in London The 2011 census shows an increasing number of people in England and Wales professing no faith, though the Muslim population is growing Christians on course ... and that canon law, which bans same-sex weddings, will continue to apply. Christianity remains the largest religion in England and Wales, with 33.2 million people, or 59 per cent of the population ...




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