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  1. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Labour's rent control election pledge may curb new UK investment

    Posted May 21st 2014, 06:00am by Reuters

    ... Noel, chief executive of Land Securities Group, Britain's largest listed property firm, also said the upcoming election was causing uncertainty. "It would absolutely put the brakes ... "People get very nervous when the words 'rent control' get bandied around," said Andrew Cunningham, chief executive of Grainger, which owns and manages a £1 billion (HK$13 billion) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1516280/labours-rent-control-election-pledge-may-curb-new-uk
  2. News - World - BRITAIN

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

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

    ... "No" to independence may have saved British Prime Minister David Cameron his job, but sweeping pledges of a constitutional shake-up could undermine his re-election drive and trigger more political instability. Responding to what he called a "clear" rejection of Scottish independence yesterday, Cameron, who is up for re-election in May, promised to begin a process ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1595853/early-count-points-record-turnout-scotland-vote
  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    British Labour leader Ed Miliband shifts to the left ahead of May poll

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 04:27am by Reuters

    ... Miliband cast himself as Britain's prime minister-in-waiting eight months before an election, pledging to wring money from wealthy home owners, hedge funds and tobacco firms to fund better health care. Yesterday's speech, the last he will deliver before May's national election, shifted his party further to the left and away from the centre ground, where one of his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599118/british-labour-leader-ed-miliband-shifts-left-ahead-may-poll
  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Overnight Scottish referendum vote count an exercise in complex logistics

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

    ... overnight, according to Chief Counting Officer Mary Pitcaithly, who has warned this shouldn't be at the expense of accuracy. "The Scottish independence referendum will be a major event ... not necessarily fast ones." In UK general elections, the count sometimes takes place the day after the vote in remote areas to overcome the logistical difficulties of collecting votes from islands ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1594841/overnight-scottish-referendum-vote-count-exercise-complex-logistics
  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Tired Alex Salmond steps down after the fight of his life

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:32am by AFP

    ... shall never die." Salmond, who has fought his whole political life for independence, said he would not seek re-election as party leader at the SNP conference in November. Once his successor was chosen, he said he would step down as first minister of the devolved government in Edinburgh, a post he has held since 2007. The new SNP leader would have to be elected by the Scottish parliament, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596395/tired-alex-salmond-steps-down-after-fight-his-life
  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    London transport crisis could spark new riots, commissioner warns

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 09:58pm by GDN

    ... in central London would be overwhelming. Transport chiefs say it will take at least 15 years to build Crossrail 2. The city's growth was putting pressure in places "people never ... in coming years. Transport chiefs believe pressure on road space is likely to be even more intense than on the rail and subway networks. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1598163/london-transport-crisis-could-spark-new-riots-commissioner-warns
  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Fears over new powers promised for Scotland may not be delivered

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 06:18am by AFP

    ... not trust a Westminster elite preoccupied by a general election in May to honour a pledge of accelerated devolution made in the heat of the campaign. Watch: Scotland's 'Yes' voters ... the independence debate is not over. Some 71 per cent of 16- to 17-year-olds, who were allowed to vote for the first time in a British election, voted "Yes", while 73 per cent of people over 65 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1597137/fears-over-new-powers-promised-scotland-may-not-be-delivered
  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scotland votes to stay, but vote will unleash radical change for whole UK

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:32am by ALICE WOODHOUSE, Reuters, AFP

    ... with England while 1,617,989 opted for independence. The 84.5 per cent turnout was a record for an election in Britain. Prime Minister David Cameron said: "It was right to take- not duck- the big ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596412/scotland-votes-stay-vote-will-unleash-radical-change-whole-uk
  9. Business - Economy - BRITAIN

    Drop in jobless rate points to rebound in Britain

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:57am by Bloomberg

    ... hiring and self-employment," said Ian Stewart, chief economist at Deloitte in London. "Wages remain the missing link in this recovery. But with job vacancies up by 25 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1595010/drop-jobless-rate-points-rebound-britain
  10. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Scottish independence could boost London property market

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:52am by Bloomberg

    ... general election causing further disruption."   Price gap widens The gap between London house prices and the rest of Britain has widened to the most in at least two decades after a surge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1593976/scottish-independence-could-boost-london-property-market

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