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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

    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
  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

    Ankle-tags pilot scheme will monitor binge drinkers in London

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 08:55pm by GDN

    ... The "sobriety tag" scheme was launched by London Mayor Boris Johnson, who visited the magistrates court in Croydon, one of the areas to test the technology, along with Lambeth, Southwark ... used for more than a decade in the US. Under a 2012 law, courts are able to order offenders to abstain from alcohol for up to 120 days. Guidelines on the tags suggest offences ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1564372/ankle-tags-pilot-scheme-will-monitor-binge-drinkers-london
  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Sex abuse charges filed against Prince Philip’s former aide

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 09:18pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Ex-royal aide on sex abuse charges The former personal assistant of Britain's Prince Philip has been charged with sexually abusing a girl while he was working for the royal family in the 1970s, prosecutors said. Benjamin Herman, 79, was equerry to the 93-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth from 1971 to 1974. He will appear in court on Monday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1563553/sex-abuse-charges-filed-against-prince-philips-former-aide
  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    'Fake Sheikh' suspended after singer Tulisa Contostavlos drug trial collapses

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 01:09am by AFP

    ... the "Fake Sheikh" yesterday after a pop star's drugs trial collapsed amid claims that the journalist lied in court. The trial of singer Tulisa Contostavlos, who was accused of offering to procure cocaine for reporter Mazher Mahmood, was dismissed by a judge at Southwark Crown Court in London. Mahmood rose to prominence on News of The World, the tabloid Murdoch shut down in 2011 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557136/fake-sheikh-suspended-after-singer-tulisa-contostavlos-drug-trial
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris jailed for five years over sexual assaults

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 09:11pm by Reuters

    ... the evidence that what you did has had a significant adverse effect on each victim,” the judge Nigel Sweeney told Harris at London’s Southwark Crown Court. “You have shown no remorse for your crimes ... to the court the statements from four victims, including one who waived her right to anonymity, Tonya Lee, who said she had “never felt safe” since. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1546766/veteran-entertainer-rolf-harris-jailed-five-years-over-sexual-assaults

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