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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Midnight marriages for gay couples as same-sex unions become legal in UK

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:01am by AP

    ... achievement". Treadway and Adl-Tabatabai, a 32-year-old TV producer from London, were married by the mayor of Camden, Jonathan Simpson, who declared the occasion "a huge step forward in civil ... overwhelmingly supported gay marriage. Some cite the transitional step of civil partnership, a compromise introduced in 2005 that gave gay couples the same legal protections and rights as heterosexual ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1460130/midnight-hour-uk-holds-first-same-sex-weddings
  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    British civil servants rewarded with store vouchers for helping block migrants' appeals for asylum

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 04:37am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Rewards for officials who help uphold orders forcing migrants to leave UK called a 'new low' Gift vouchers for staff who block asylum appeals British Home Office officials are being rewarded with shopping vouchers for help ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1406345/british-civil-servants-rewarded-store-vouchers-helping-block-migrants
  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    British bribery case against billionaire Victor Dahdaleh collapses

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

    ... of contracts worth over US$3 billion. The case had involved allegations of corruption at senior levels of government and business in Bahrain, a sensitive issue at a time of political unrest ... its investigative duties in Bahrain to lawyers from the US firm Akin Gump, which acts for Alba. The judge said these lawyers were representing Alba in a "hotly contested" US civil ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1377911/british-bribery-case-against-billionaire-victor-dahdaleh-collapses
  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Ex-Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg arrested in Britain over Syria terror offences

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 08:56pm by AFP

    ... held at a police station in the Birmingham area. European countries face a growing number of young people going to fight in Syria, where a civil war is raging involving President Bashar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1435190/ex-guantanamo-detainee-moazzam-begg-arrested-britain-over-syria-terror
  5. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Another wave of super-rich heading for London

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 04:29am by Reuters

    ... in inquiries came from Argentina, in the midst of a currency crisis, and Ukraine, which is reeling from a wave of political unrest. Inquiries from both countries were up 67 per cent. Other members ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1426062/another-wave-super-rich-heading-london
  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain gets respite from flooding crisis

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 10:36am by Agence France-Presse

    ... to civil authorities who wanted them,” he added. “What we have done over the last ten days is push them a bit more aggressively, those civil authorities.” He added that the Royal Engineers would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1429468/britain-gets-respite-flooding-crisis
  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Cameron, Clegg appeal for calm over Mark Duggan shooting verdict

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:33pm by GDN

    ... worst unrest for decades. The family of Mark Duggan is planning a vigil today in Tottenham, north London, where he was shot in August 2011. His aunt, Carol Duggan, who on Wednesday claimed her ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1402451/cameron-clegg-appeal-calm-over-mark-duggan-shooting-verdict
  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Liberal Democrat peer Lord Rennard suspended in sex storm

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 10:17pm by AP

    ... in the House of Lords," the party said. Rennard said he had never seen the report on the inquiry and that apologising would leave him open to future civil action. "If ever I have hurt, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1410561/liberal-democrat-peer-lord-rennard-suspended-sex-storm
  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Jury vindicates London police over riots killing

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 02:16pm by Associated Press in London

    ... as they have said – no gun in his hand.” The unrest that followed the August 4, 2011, shooting spread across days, causing hundreds of millions in property damage and killing five people – three ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1401436/jury-vindicates-london-police-over-riots-killing
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    British empire staff burned sensitive files before new nations' birth

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 10:49pm by GDN

    ... officers of European descent only". As colonies passed into a transitional phase before full independence, with British civil servants working for local ministers, a parallel series ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1369191/british-empire-staff-burned-sensitive-files-new-nations-birth

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