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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Peaches Geldof autopsy inconclusive; police await toxicology test results

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 01:09am by AFP

    ... They had two sons, Astala and Phaedra. A self-confessed "wild child" in her youth, she had become an advocate of "attachment parenting" after becoming a mother. In her final ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1472429/peaches-geldof-autopsy-inconclusive-police-await-toxicology-test-results
  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    British judges defy EU by ruling in favour of whole-life jail terms

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 02:14am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in London Judges defy EU by ruling for whole-life terms British judges can imprison criminals convicted of serious offences for their entire lives, a UK appeals court said. ... and robbery, had his sentence increased to life by the appeals judges. The European Court of Human Rights said in July that sentences without the possibility of release constituted inhumane treatment. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1430723/british-judges-defy-eu-ruling-favour-whole-life-jail-terms
  7. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Londoners priced out of home market blast foreign buyers

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 04:28am by Bloomberg

    ... and developers to convince locals that they have not been forgotten in the rush to court overseas investors. Foreign-born buyers made 69 per cent of central London new-home purchases in the two years ... in mortgages available above 75 per cent of the value of the home bought, the Bank of England said in a report last week. Johnson faces a balancing act as he courts foreign investment on travels ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1469461/londoners-priced-out-home-market-blast-foreign-buyers
  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    British politician Nigel Evans ‘sexually abused young men’, court is told

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 09:04pm by AFP

    ... and at a Conservative party conference, a court heard. Nigel Evans, 56, had the "ability to make or break" the careers of those who wished to work in Westminster and he used his "powerful" ... He was often drunk when he acted, Preston Crown Court in northwest England was told. Prosecutor Mark Heywood said Evans assaulted the men despite a series of warnings from his colleagues ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1446512/british-politician-nigel-evans-sexually-abused-young-men-court-told
  9. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Songbird Estates' results buoy London property market

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:47am by Reuters

    ... properties, but has been broadening the appeal of its Canary Wharf site beyond major banks and financial firms, with space dedicated to technology start-ups and plans for residential development. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1462526/songbird-estates-results-buoy-london-property-market
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Gurkhas ‘cheated’ by British government on pay and pensions, lawmakers told

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 09:06pm by AFP

    ... the Indonesian Confrontation in 1965, spoke on Wednesday to a British inquiry examining Gurkhas' welfare grievances. The cross-party panel of lawmakers is considering Gurkhas' appeals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1458625/gurkha-soldiers-cheated-british-government-pay-and-pensions-lawmakers

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