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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Princely welcome for royal baby in London

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

    ... The Los Angeles Times in London Crowds gather outside Buckingham Palace and world leaders offer congratulations as the royal baby finally arrives in a London hospital Princely welcome He's the boy without a name but with a gilded destiny. The one bab ...

  2. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Lenders reject builders as land values rise sharply in London

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:02am by Bloomberg

    ... is the developers finding feasible deals at the moment, particularly in London," said James Thomlinson, a founding partner of Voltaire Financial. "A lot of people have been focusing on converting ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Child sex abuse conspiracy claims rattle Britain’s political elite

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 01:33am

    ... in Westminster, but they have taken on new significance following revelations of how Savile spent decades as a prolific sex offender without being caught. The rumours focus on a dossier compiled by late ... and had implicated a “senior political figure”. The abuse allegedly took place at the Elm Guest House in southwest London, which is the focus of a broader investigation into claims it housed ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    British PM David Cameron ‘proud’ of gay marriage bill but economy now focus

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 09:38pm by AFP

    ... focus would now be on economic matters. The Conservative leader offered an olive branch to party activists opposed to the same-sex marriage bill by promising there would be no more laws ... with those of many traditionalist Tory voters. “The government now is going to be absolutely focused on the big picture, which is fixing our economy and reforming our welfare, making sure ...

  5. Business - Economy - BRITAIN

    Policymaking committee shake-up may help Carney beat rates pressure

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 05:34am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Host of new faces on rate-setting panel fit well with Bank of England governor's broader focus on the influence of finance on the economy Committee shake-up may aid ... new policymakers- US academic Kristin Forbes and Nemat Shafik, a top International Monetary Fund official- fit well with Carney's broader focus on the influence of finance on the economy. ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Nuclear subs issue submerged ahead of Scotland’s independence poll

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 09:06pm by BLOOM

    ... by the British government as Prime Minister David Cameron focuses on the economic cost of independence and threats over the currency and pensions. But should the anti-nuclear nationalists overturn ...

  7. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Bank of England opts for cautious approach on housing market

    Posted May 07th 2014, 05:01am by Reuters

    ... the kind of increase last seen before the financial crisis. Two other senior officials expressed similar worries when quizzed by lawmakers last week. The focus is squarely on the June 17 meeting ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    UN’s Rashido Manjoo slams Britain's ‘boys’ club sexist culture’

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 09:54pm by AFP

    ... centre for women during her 16-day fact-finding visit to Britain. In an initial report on violence against women, the South African human rights expert said legal and policy responses focused ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Obama strategist David Axelrod to advise British Labour

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 08:58pm by GDN

    ... Leader Ed Miliband will be focusing squarely on inequality and the disparity between family finances and economic growth. The political guru said that he had signed up "because I have had ...

  10. Property - International - BRITAIN

    UK house builders set plans for expansion after government boost

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 07:34am by Reuters

    ... Nicolson said it would be setting up a third business focused in the Home Counties region around London, which could add up to 600 homes a year to its completion rates once it was fully ...




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