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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    British culture minister Maria Miller forced out for overstating expenses

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 10:43pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London British culture minister quits over expenses row British Prime Minister David Cameron suffered a blow to his authority yesterday when a scandal-hit minister he had been defending resigned, exposing him to charges of weak leadership and poor judgment. Maria Miller, Britain's minister for culture, stepped down after a backlash against her ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1472182/british-pm-david-cameron-hit-scandal-plagued-minister-miller-quits
  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    British PM David Cameron faces Euro poll backlash from expenses storm

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 08:52pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Premier's wavering in expenses storm that led to culture secretary's resignation could see right-wing UKIP benefit at Conservative's expense Cameron ... of Culture Secretary Maria Miller will not help push his party into third place. Cameron's authority appeared weakened in parliament on Wednesday as backbench lawmakers questioned his ability ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1474157/british-pm-david-cameron-faces-euro-poll-backlash-expenses-storm
  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    British premier David Cameron rejects call to fire minister in expenses row

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 01:24am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Cameron rejects call to fire minister British Prime Minister David Cameron rejected a call to sack one of his ministers yesterday after a report criticised her for hindering an inquiry into her expenses claims and asked her to pay back £5,800 (HK$74,800). The British parliament's committee on standards said Culture Secretary Maria Miller's attitude ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1464343/british-premier-david-cameron-rejects-call-fire-minister-expenses-row
  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Riots to riches: gentrification sparks fears for Brixton's soul

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 04:47am by AFP

    ... its distinct culture were now moving elsewhere. "They have been priced out of their own area, which I think is a tragedy," said Wheatle, whose own parents arrived from Jamaica more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1341222/riots-riches-gentrification-sparks-fears-brixtons-soul
  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Margaret Thatcher's remains moved to nursing home alongside husband's

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... saying they left millions of people jobless and created a culture of greed. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1320326/margaret-thatchers-remains-moved-nursing-home-alongside-husbands
  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    British minister vows to quit convention on human rights

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... are on the back foot after Labour held its own conference last week and promised to freeze people's energy bills if elected. Osborne said he wanted to end "a something for nothing" culture ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1321744/british-minister-vows-quit-convention-human-rights
  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain’s powerful Daily Mail faces a political storm

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 09:37pm by AP

    ... And even those who call the paper the “Hate Mail” have helped secure its place in popular culture. A popular online quiz asks “Does the Daily Mail Hate You?” Factors include being a woman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1324642/britains-powerful-daily-mail-faces-political-storm
  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    London Chinatown becomes 'betting strip' of despair after invasion of bookmakers

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... to attract Chinese customers. But Yau said: "People come to Chinatown to eat Chinese food and buy Chinese goods and soak up our culture. What do they see now? Nothing but betting shops. "It ... their will." Peter Chan, of the Christian Centre for Gambling Rehabilitation, said language and cultural barriers plus anti-social working hours meant many of members of the Chinese community were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1305750/london-chinatown-becomes-betting-strip-despair-after-invasion-bookmakers
  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Singer Kelly Clarkson barred from taking home Jane Austen ring

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... so this simple but elegant ring can be saved for the nation Junior culture minister Ed Vaizey But junior culture minister Ed Vaizey has barred temporarily the export of the ring in a bid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1293754/singer-kelly-clarkson-barred-taking-home-jane-austen-ring
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Princely welcome for royal baby in London

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... on Monday afternoon, setting off celebrations among the royal couple's future subjects. Barring tragedy- or revolution- the infant is bound to reign over Britain and the 15 other nations, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1289315/princely-welcome-royal-baby-crowds-flock-buckingham-palace

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