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  1. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Property developers in Britain accused of segregating communities with 'poor door' entrances for less well-off tenants

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by GDN

    ... agent for wealthy clients, said a number of developments have separate entrances "so the two social strata don't have to meet". At one building bordering the city's financial ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Bosses' group, the CBI, forced to withdraw its opposition to Scottish independence

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 07:03am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Bosses' group forced to withdraw its opposition to Scottish independence Britain's biggest employers' organisation, the CBI lobby group, is disassociating itself from the campaign against Scottish independence after a backlash among its members north of the border. The Confederation of British Industry has warned against Scotland breaking ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    British court dismisses challenge to Snowden-linked detention

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 08:25pm by AFP

    ... His laptop, phone, memory cards and DVDs were seized by British border police who, following a request from the MI5 intelligence agency, questioned him for the maximum nine hours allowed under ... this ruling will have no effect outside of the borders of this country David Miranda But Miranda said the ruling emphasised the restrictions on freedom of the press in Britain, and vowed to appeal. ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain's Ukip eyes more seats in European Parliament ahead of poll

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:21am by AP

    ... Parliament. Consider the irony. A party that wants to pull Britain out of the European Union, and fortify its borders against migrants from Europe, is seeking increased leverage in a parliament based ... cannot control your own borders and remain a member of the EU" as clear. In 2006, Cameron dismissed Ukip as a collection of "fruitcakes and loonies and closet racists". But he ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Cameron urges Britons to fight to keep Scotland

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 09:56pm by AFP

    ... were an example of how family ties crossed UK borders. Polls show increasing support for the “yes” campaign, led by the Scottish National Party (SNP) in power in Edinburgh, although the “no” ... to come to Scotland or anywhere else to make his case in a head-to-head debate,” said Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Cameron said he would venture north of the border several times ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Grisly tales from trenches revealed as British officers' first world war diaries are published online

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 11:05pm by AFP

    ... of the 1st Battalion South Wales Borderers, comes to an abrupt end on October 25, 1914, when he was killed just three months into the war. His diary had recorded scenes "beyond ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain protests to Spain over Gibraltar diplomatic bag incident

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 10:39am by Reuters in London

    ... infringement” of international protocol, saying Spanish police had opened a British diplomatic bag on the border with its contested territory of Gibraltar. Madrid denied that its officers had opened any ... vessels. Britain has since protested against what it said were illegal Spanish border checks, though the European Commission found in November there was no evidence Spain had broken EU laws ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    'Racist' immigration raids have London's Chinatown up in arms

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 11:01pm by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson in London Hundreds take to the streets against what they say are racist and disruptive random sweeps by border agents targeting illegal immigrants Raids have London's ... crackdown on illegal immigrants. Scores of Chinese-run businesses claim they have lost thousands of pounds and had their reputations damaged by a widening of the UK Border Agency dragnet. "The ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Jury convicts two Islamist militants for murder of UK soldier

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 11:42am by Associated Press in London

    ... been known to them from earlier inquiries. Adebolajo, who comes from a Christian family and converted to Islam in his teens, was arrested in November 2010 near the Kenya-Somalia border ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain concerned over delays to Gibraltar traffic

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... to car traffic to and from the disputed British-held territory to Spain. Since Friday, vehicles leaving Gibraltar has been made to wait nearly six hours to cross the border between Gibraltar ... a Spanish man caught in the queue to cross the border had to be taken to hospital with chest pains, the statement added. Gibraltar authorities were organising the distribution of bottled water. ...




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