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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Assange marks six months in Ecuador embassy

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:46pm by AFP

    ... Warrant issued by Sweden over allegations made by two women, which Assange denies. The case went all the way to the Supreme Court of England and Wales which dismissed his final appeal in June ... diplomatic mission, next door to the famed Harrods department store. It will be only his second public outing since he fled to the embassy on June 19 after losing his battle in the British courts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1108133/assange-marks-six-months-ecuador-embassy
  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    British court dismisses challenge to Snowden-linked detention

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 08:25pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London David Miranda loses High Court claim that his detention at London’s Heathrow airport under anti-terror laws was unlawful British High Court judges ... anti-terrorism legislation. Backed by a coalition of freedom of speech organisations, Miranda challenged his detention in the High Court, claiming it was unlawful and breached his human rights. Three ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1431202/british-court-dismisses-challenge-snowden-linked-detention
  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Failing Chinese student's bribery bid backfires in Britain

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... resubmit the 12,000-word essay, appeal against the mark, or accept it and withdraw from the course. But Li offered a fourth option, the court heard. He told Graves, "I am a businessman", ... for a year. Bristol Crown Court heard Li Yang also took a loaded replica pistol to the meeting in an effort to bribe the University of Bath professor. Li, 26, was studying for a masters degree ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1222251/failing-chinese-students-bribery-bid-backfires-uk
  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Vietnam-born Muslim convert goes to top British court over UK decision to strip him of citizenship

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 10:51pm by AFP

    ... in 2010. "It is the assessment of the Security Service that while in Yemen B2 received terrorist training from al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula," Court of Appeal documents say. "It ... citizenship because of alleged extremism took his case to Britain's top court. The former refugee, identified only as "B2" and who spent time in Hong Kong before entering Britain, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1643896/vietnam-born-muslim-convert-goes-top-british-court-over-uk-decision-strip
  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scotland starts voting in too-close-to-call independence referendum

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:59am by AFP

    ... part of the United Kingdom. After an intense final day of campaigning, voters turned up at polling stations in schools and halls as soon they opened at 7am on a day that will decide the fate of a 307-year-old union. The first to cast a ballot in Edinburgh’s Waverley Court was a businessman who gave his name as Ron. “This is a historic day for Scotland. I’ve waited all my life for this. It’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1594965/yes-and-no-camps-mobilise-final-bid-sway-scotlands-undecided
  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Cameron's star player, London Mayor Boris Johnson, could be a liability

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:44am by Bloomberg, Reuters, MCT

    ... turn into a liability. Johnson, a Conservative like Cameron, has demonstrated voter appeal by winning two terms as mayor in a city dominated by the opposition Labour Party. He also runs ... fridge." The bicycle-riding mayor, who made his name as a journalist and television panel-show presenter, has an appeal that goes beyond traditional Conservative supporters. His instantly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1570065/camerons-star-player-london-mayor-boris-johnson-could-be-liability
  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Cameron, Clegg appeal for calm over Mark Duggan shooting verdict

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

    ... The Guardian in London PM says finding that police action was lawful must be respected, as victim's family plans vigil Cameron, Clegg appeal for calm over shooting verdict British Prime Minister David Cameron and his deputy, Nick Clegg, have appealed for a calm response after an inquest found a man was lawfully killed by police in an incident that sparked Britain's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1402451/cameron-clegg-appeal-calm-over-mark-duggan-shooting-verdict
  8. 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 ... obtained by The Guardian shows immigration staff have been set a target of winning 70 per cent of tribunal cases in which asylum seekers appeal against government decisions that they should leave ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1406345/british-civil-servants-rewarded-store-vouchers-helping-block-migrants
  9. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London's Soho is gentrified as seediness is swept away

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:30am by Bloomberg

    ... district also appeals. The station at Tottenham Court Road will be about 200 metres from the Regents Sounds guitar store on Soho's Denmark Street where The Rolling Stones recorded ... is leading the transformation. Soho Estates Holdings is turning Walker's Court, a 50-metre alley once renowned for its sex shops and adult cinema, into a high-end enclave. At his death in 2008, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1539692/londons-soho-gentrified-seediness-swept-away
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Child sex abuse conspiracy claims rattle Britain’s political elite

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 01:33am

    ... by gangs of youth revealed in a string of recent court cases, which exposed the failure of social services to help them. “Where there has been a failure to protect children from abuse, we ... Britain may be finally preparing to face some of the demons from its past. “People just didn’t want to talk about it in the past,” Jon Bird, a 56-year-old who works for the National Association ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549316/britain-sets-probes-allegations-politicians-sexually-abused-children

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