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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Eleven British Islamists jailed for al-Qaeda bomb plot

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:21am by AFP

    ... a comparison with the film Four Lions , a dark satire about a cell of bungling British jihadis. “Oh, you think this is a flipping Four Lions. We’re one man short,” he said in a conversation with his ... Eleven British Muslims were jailed on Friday for planning what a judge said was a plot with the blessing of al-Qaeda to carry out a string of suicide bombings to rival 9/11 and the 2005 London ...

  2. News - World

    World news in brief- August 28, 2012

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... British police call off hunt for 'runaway lion' LONDON- British police called off their search for a suspected "big cat" after reports of a lion being spotted in a field. ... rate' LONDON- Fees at British private schools rose 68 per cent in the past decade, almost twice the pace of inflation, according to a report by Lloyds TSB Private Banking. Since 2002, ...

  3. They came, they saw, then they consumed

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Paul Moon

    ... Paul Moon in Auckland Although the Lions have limped home; tails between legs and performances rated somewhere between mediocre and woeful, their travelling support can pride themselves upon salvaging kudos for Britain and Ireland. By universal consent, the Lions' fans were superb ambassadors for their countries. And, in contrast to Sir Clive Woodward's bloated ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    British warplanes scrambled to divert US-bound flight after fire threat

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 01:31pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London British fighter jets escorted an EgyptAir plane bound for New York to a Scottish airport on Saturday after a note was found on board threatening to set it on fire, authorities and eyewitnesses said. “At around 1420 hrs today (1320 GMT) an EgyptAir aircraft flying from Cairo to New York was diverted to Prestwick Airport after a suspicious note ...

  5. News - World

    British lawmakers blast failure to monitor Huawei

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

    ... British lawmakers hit out over possible risk to national security posed by Chinese firm British lawmakers have blasted the government for risking national security by failing to monitor ... for espionage. We cannot prevent trade with foreign companies. The issue is risk management." British Telecom gave Huawei its first foothold in the UK in 2005, hiring it to modernise the broadband ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    British National Party protest after soldier's killing drowned out by anti-fascists

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... far-right protesters from a much larger anti-racism crowd in London yesterday to stop them from coming to blows over the killing of a British soldier on a busy street last week. The protest by the far-right British National Party (BNP) near the Houses of Parliament was dwarfed by a counter-demonstration by a group called Unite Against Fascism (UAF). A number of protests and counter-protests ...

  7. News - World - TERRORISM

    British man arrested under terror laws after TV interview about soldier's slaying

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Man held after TV interview about soldier's slaying Follow @SCMP_News British police arrested a man under anti-terrorism laws at BBC headquarters after he said in an interview that security services tried to recruit one of two men arrested after a soldier was hacked to death in a London street. Michael Adebolajo, 28 and Michael Adebowale, 22, are under armed ...

  8. News - World - ISRAEL

    Israeli minister ‘concerned’ by British relationship

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 01:03pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London  A senior Israeli minister described the “animosity” shown towards the state by British media, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and academics, ... the two countries on the eve of a visit by British Foreign Secretary William Hague. “Traditionally we had good relations with Britain,” he explained. “[But] we are concerned about the relations, ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Growing revolt by Tory MPs against British PM David Cameron

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London British prime minister may face confidence vote amid split over flagship gay marriage policy Growing revolt against Cameron Downing Street will be warned by senior Conservatives that a sea change is under way in the parliamentary party as growing numbers of MPs decide that Prime Minister David Cameron is a liability, amid a revolt over the issue of gay marriage. ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    British eurosceptics caught in race storm

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 06:49pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Britain’s anti-European and anti-immigration UK Independence Party faced a growing racism storm on Tuesday ahead of local elections seen as a test of its ability to take seats off Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives ...




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