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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    British Foreign Office pays HK$125,000 to restuff a snake

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... above the ministry library, was being restored. "He is looking very optimistic about the future of our foreign policy," Hague jokingly said. But a request under freedom of information ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1074784/british-foreign-office-pays-hk125000-restuff-snake
  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Jimmy Savile brushed off accusatory women ‘like midges’

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 10:31am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... star said, according to the transcript released under freedom of information laws. “If somebody alleges you’ve done something... but I’ve had so much of it in 50 years, it started in the 1950s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1332872/jimmy-savile-brushed-accusatory-women-midges
  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Sun opens front in free-speech war by reporting Rolf Harris arrest for sex offences

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... and location, but not their name, prompting a guessing game in newsrooms. Freedom-of-speech activists argue that naming arrested suspects provides valuable information to the public. "There's ... The Sun's front page on Friday was also a pre-emptive strike in a fresh freedom-of-speech battle between newspapers and lawyers to the famous and powerful. Rupert Murdoch's tabloid billed its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1220757/sun-opens-front-free-speech-war-reporting-rolf-harris-arrest-sex-offences
  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    British court dismisses challenge to Snowden-linked detention

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 08:25pm by AFP

    ... 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 ... supports the wholly proportionate action taken by the police in this case to protect national security. “If the police believe any individual is in possession of highly-sensitive stolen information ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1431202/british-court-dismisses-challenge-snowden-linked-detention
  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain defends detention of Snowden journalist’s partner

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 10:14am by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London Government insists police acted to prevent terrorism The British government, accused of abusing media freedom, said on Tuesday police were right to detain a journalist’s ... that if the police believe that somebody is in possession of highly sensitive, stolen information that could help terrorists, that could risk lives, lead to a potential loss of life, the police are able ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1298284/britain-defends-detention-snowden-journalists-partner
  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    British press needs independent regulator, says Leveson inquiry

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 06:08pm by Associated Press in London

    ... and lawmakers fear any new regulator could curtail freedom of the press. Britain’s rambunctious press faced censure and tougher scrutiny as an ethics inquiry triggered by tabloid phone hacking released ... freedom. Parliament would have to approve any legal changes the report recommends, and Cameron is under intense pressure from both sides. He is also tainted by his own ties to prominent figures ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1093917/british-press-braces-verdict-leveson-inquiry

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