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  1. News - China - BRITAIN

    Beijing wary of Scottish vote's impact on Taiwan, Tibet, even Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 03:55am by Andrea Chen and Teddy Ng

    ... for Taiwan or anywhere else within what's considered Chinese territory," said Dali Yang, a professor of political science at the University of Chicago. Titus Chen Chih-chieh, a professor ... it said. Shi Yinhong, a professor of international relations at Renmin University, said independence would require Beijing to adjust trade ties with Britain and divert economic cooperation ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Fate of Britain in Scots' hands as polls open in independence referendum

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:32am by AP, Reuters, AFP

    ... the break-up would be a "painful divorce" full of economic risks. US President Barack Obama said he hoped Britain would remain "strong, robust, united". Associated Press, Reuters, ...

  3. Business - Economy - BRITAIN

    Drop in jobless rate points to rebound in Britain

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:57am by Bloomberg

    ... a bigger decline than economists forecast. A separate measure for August put the claimant count rate at 2.9 per cent. Both are at their lowest since 2008. The latest evidence of the economic ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

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

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

    ... campaign, said there would be “faster, better change” for Scotland within the United Kingdom. Britain’s three main political parties have promised increased powers for the Scottish government ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Denied a vote, frustrated expat Scots watch as homeland's fate decided

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:09pm by AFP

    ... on the future of HOME," wrote one poster on the Facebook page of campaign group "Extend Scottish Independence Referendum vote to all Scottish Citizens". London School of Economics ...

  6. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Scottish independence could boost London property market

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:52am by Bloomberg

    ... unsettle consumers and disrupt the housing market, Rightmove said. The "possible implications for the economic outlook for the rest of the UK could cause uncertainty in the minds of potential ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Protest against 'biased' BBC coverage of Scottish independence referendum

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 08:46pm by AFP

    ... First Minister Alex Salmond accused the BBC's political editor Nick Robinson of heckling him at a media briefing. Salmond, who is leading the "Yes" campaign, also told the Sunday ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scotland's pro-independence leaders bet on oil as rivals say wells in decline

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:55am by WASHPOST

    ... is facing the hard reality of energy economics: after four decades of relentless pumping, the North Sea reserves are long past their peak and could be headed for a steep decline. Watch: Scottish ... being produced, but the ongoing implications of that- the jobs, economic prosperity, public services," he told EnergyVoice.com. Diminishing production means that even if Scotland breaks ...

  9. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Britain's housing prices stagnate

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:43am by Reuters

    ... of England has identified the housing market as the biggest domestic risk to Britain's economic recovery and has taken steps to avoid a big run-up in risky mortgage debt. The bank said ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scottish independence vote sparks larger debate on Britain’s future

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:16pm by AFP

    ... to control by the capital. "Even if there is a 'No' vote, we are looking at some important constitutional changes in the United Kingdom," said Graham Walker, professor of politics ...




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