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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    BBC and police under attack over raid on Cliff Richard's Berkshire home

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:16pm by GDN

    ... to the heart of our civil liberties, is how and why this warrant was issued in the first place. The police were under a legal duty to disclose the deal with the BBC to the magistrate. Did they do so? ... on a boy at an evangelical rally in 1985. The BBC filmed and broadcast the raid live from a helicopter above Richard's residence. On Sunday, the human right's lawyer Geoffrey Robertson ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1576176/bbc-and-police-under-attack-over-raid-cliff-richards-berkshire-home
  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Tired Alex Salmond steps down after the fight of his life

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

    ... determination and political know-how. Even the British media regularly refer to him as "one of the most talented politicians of his generation". Born to civil servants on December 31, 1954, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596395/tired-alex-salmond-steps-down-after-fight-his-life
  3. 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
  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Denied a vote, frustrated expat Scots watch as homeland's fate decided

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:09pm by AFP

    ... Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond and British Prime Minister David Cameron legal opinion arguing that the terms violated Scottish expats' right to freedom of movement under European law. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1594115/denied-vote-frustrated-expat-scots-watch-homelands-fate-decided
  5. 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

    ... dramatically decline within 15 years. "Young voters right now should just be aware by the time they are middle-aged, they'll begin to see a real rundown, not just in the level of oil and gas ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1592519/scotlands-pro-independence-leaders-bet-oil-rivals-say-wells-decline
  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Helen Bamber, human rights advocate and Amnesty co-founder, dies

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Tireless rights campaigner Helen Bamber dies British human rights campaigner Helen Bamber, an early member of Amnesty International, has died at the age of 89, the charity she founded said. Bamber, who died on Thursday, worked in the Bergen-Belsen Nazi concentration camp in 1945 to help survivors. She went on to work for human rights in a career ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1579440/helen-bamber-human-rights-advocate-and-amnesty-co-founder-dies
  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Last-minute promises not enough for Scottish voters, says Alex Salmond

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:48am by AFP

    ... independence or devolution. "People in Catalonia don't necessarily want independence but they want to have the right to vote. And they see that here it's possible," said Carles ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590412/last-minute-promises-not-enough-scottish-voters-says-alex-salmond
  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    British markets spooked by Scottish referendum poll result

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 03:01am by Reuters

    ... the right-wing Daily Telegraph declared: "Ten days to save the Union." In Scotland, the pro-union Scotsman cautioned against a panic reaction and some investors said the sell-off over Scottish ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1588246/british-markets-spooked-scottish-referendum-poll-result
  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Tempers heat up as Scotland nears referendum on independence

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 06:02am by AFP

    ... of the democratic process," Cameron said on Friday, after a "No" campaigner was pelted with eggs. "I've always thought that it isn't right to throw eggs at people. I had one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1582029/tempers-heat-scotland-nears-referendum-independence
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Briton jailed for wearing anti-police T-shirt

    Posted Oct 13th 2012, 03:25am by Associated Press in London

    ... suspended sentence. Civil liberties campaigners called the sentence absurd and warned it would have a chilling effect on free speech. “It’s time we reform the law to protect freedom of speech and focus the police on bringing to justice those who seek to incite harm, not those who cause offence,” said Nick Pickles, director of civil liberties campaign group Big Brother Watch. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1060033/briton-jailed-wearing-anti-police-t-shirt

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