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  1. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Britain must build one million homes to meet shortfall, says new report

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:39am by Reuters

    ... that successive governments have failed to fill. For almost 10 years the project, 32 kilometres east of London, has languished- first as developers worried about its vast scale and then as the financial ... with the site's owner, Land Securities, to get work started in disused chalk quarries. Construction in England slumped after the 2007-09 financial crisis when banks, alarmed by a 20 per cent drop ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Rebekah Brooks' husband Charlie denies lying to protect her

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 04:26am by Reuters

    ... are on trial, Charlie Brooks said he had been stupid to hide computers and his pornography collection from detectives and had not realised that what he was doing might be a crime. The couple are both ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    British PM David Cameron faces Euro poll backlash from expenses storm

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

    ... the Treasury Financial Secretary, reducing the number of women in the cabinet to three, the lowest figure since 1992. The jumpy mood over lawmakers' behaviour was heightened when Fabricant ...

  4. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Londoners priced out of home market blast foreign buyers

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

    ... took off after the financial crisis in 2008 as a weaker pound, economic instability from Europe to Asia and record-low returns on fixed-income investments prompted wealthy buyers to search ...

  5. 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. ... the increase in net asset value, including more office space let, with occupancy rates rising to 97 per cent, the highest since the financial crisis, and more demand for retail space, where yields had ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Aide to British Prime Minister David Cameron held in child porn case

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 09:41pm by AFP

    ... pornography offences, Downing Street confirmed. Patrick Rock, 62, was arrested by officers from the National Crime Agency last month. "On the evening of February 12, Downing Street was first made aware of a potential offence relating to child abuse imagery," a Downing Street spokesman said. "It was immediately referred to the National Crime Agency. "Patrick Rock ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    It's no longer a crime to be an 'incorrigible rogue' in England

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 09:58pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Incorrigible rogues in the clear at last Rogues of England rejoice- after 189 years it is no longer against the law to be such a knavish scoundrel. "Incorrigible rogues" faced up to a year in jail under the Vagranc ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Privately educated British cabinet minister slams concentration of privilege in government

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 03:20pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... each of the individuals concerned, but it’s ridiculous,” said Gove, a member of Cameron’s Conservative party, in an interview with the Financial Times. “I don’t know where you can find some ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - BRITAIN

    Book review: Acts of Union and Disunion, by Linda Colley

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 09:43am by Nick Walker

    ... are causing a nationwide media stir, the paradox that generations of one family surnamed the Windsors can live on state financial support, while proles who do the same are jeered at, is not addressed. ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    British referendum on EU unlikely before 2020 if Labour wins power, says Ed Miliband

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 11:37am

    ... on our continued membership of the EU,” Miliband wrote in the Financial Times. “There are no current proposals – from either the EU or any member state – for a further transfer of powers from ... wrote in the Financial Times. "Britain needs to work more effectively for change within the EU.” He added: “Europe should also do more to address anxieties about immigration.” Opinion polls ...




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