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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Shomrim, a group of crime-fighting Jews, helps bridge the religious divide

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:21am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Shomrim's protection of Muslims in a London community has drawn international praise Crime-fighting Jews help bridge the religious divide The unusual sight of crime-fighting Orthodox Jews pounding the streets of a tough London neighbourhood after dark has captured the attention of grateful locals, but their ongoing protection of local Muslims ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    'Fake Sheikh' suspended after singer Tulisa Contostavlos drug trial collapses

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 01:09am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London 'Fake Sheikh' suspended after drug trial collapses Rupert Murdoch's British tabloid The Sun suspended an investigative reporter nicknamed the "Fake Sheikh" yesterday after a pop star's drugs trial collapsed amid claims that the journalist lied in court. The trial of singer Tulisa Contostavlos, who was accused of offering ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Investigators probe London theatre ceiling collapse

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 06:25pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Investigators try to establish why ceiling collapsed at London's Apollo Theatre injuring 76 Investigators were seeking on Friday to establish why the ceiling of a packed London theatre collapsed, injuring 76 people and coating terrified audience members with rubble. A sell-out crowd of around 720 people was in the Apollo Theatre in Soho ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Ceiling collapse at central London theatre leaves more than 75 hurt

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 09:33am by AP

    ... Associated Press in London More than 75 people were injured as plaster rained down; those present were watching a show at a 112-year-old theatre in central London Collapse of ceiling ... said- when the Apollo's ceiling partially collapsed on Thursday night. Daniels said he made it out with "a couple scrapes", though he saw others with bad lacerations. The collapse ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    British bribery case against billionaire Victor Dahdaleh collapses

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 03:41am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London US$67m bribery trial of billionaire collapses One of Britain's biggest corruption trials in years came to an abrupt halt yesterday when the Serious Fraud Office ... in the secretive Gulf kingdom. The sudden collapse of Dahdaleh's trial, which began on November 5 and had been expected to run into next year, followed costly blunders by the SFO in other high-profile ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    London skyscraper The Gherkin goes into receivership

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 08:57pm by GDN

    ... in London for £1.7 billion. Kuwait spent a similar amount buying an office complex next to Tower Bridge. The Gherkin, which has won multiple awards, has run into trouble at a time when dozens of new ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Tony Blair criticised in row over letters sent to fugitive IRA suspects

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 01:29am by AFP

    ... crimes during Northern Ireland's violent past. Robinson had threatened to quit on Wednesday over the letters after one of them caused a high-profile trial to collapse, but withdrew his ... Fein insists that the letters scheme did not amount to an amnesty, simply a recognition of those cases where there was no evidence to prosecute. The row erupted on Tuesday after the collapse ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Lawyers in walkout over plan by UK government to cut legal aid fees

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 12:13am by GDN

    ... "Some barristers are earning as little as £13,000 a year." Lithman said experienced barristers were deserting the criminal justice system. "It will lead to a collapse in standards ...

  9. Property - International - BRITAIN

    International confidence driving real estate prices on London's Southbank

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Tower Bridge, and Tate Modern on offer, London's developers had redefined the central stretch of the River Thames driven by a continued surge in demand for high-quality prime- ... Hollands, managing director at CBRE Residential. "This record increase is also reflected in those properties in the heart of the Southbank, between London Bridge and Waterloo which regularly ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    BAE Systems to end warship production in Portsmouth

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 04:01am by BLOOM

    ... maritime services. To help bridge a lull in work until construction of Type 26 vessels begins, the UK is awarding BAE a contract to build three offshore patrol vessels to keep workers busy. ...




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