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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson calls for fight to save British pubs

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 09:30pm by AFP

    ... Dickinson called for a fightback to save the traditional British pub as the Great British Beer Festival began. The 56-year-old frontman for the British heavy metal pioneers blasted the rise of soulless, US-style bars pumping out "really awful music"- and blamed it on their giant chain owners seeing pubs as "cash cows" rather than community hubs. The Great British Beer ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Cameron's star player, London Mayor Boris Johnson, could be a liability

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:44am by Bloomberg, Reuters, MCT

    ... though it is likely to reignite speculation about his future as leader. "Great news that Boris plans to stand at next year's general election. I've always said I want my star ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    London Mayor Boris Johnson confirms his bid for parliament

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:54am by AFP

    ... announcement as "great news". "I've always said I want my star players on the pitch," he wrote on Twitter. Johnson was in the House of Commons from 2001 to 2008, but his ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Ankle-tags pilot scheme will monitor binge drinkers in London

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 08:55pm by GDN

    ... and Sutton. He said: "Alcohol-fuelled criminal behaviour is a real scourge on our high streets, deterring law-abiding citizens from enjoying our great city, especially at night, placing massive ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Churchill’s last surviving child, Mary Soames, dies at 91

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 08:39pm by AFP

    ... and heart of our family after our father died, and will be greatly missed. "She was a distinguished writer and led a distinguished life, with her service in the war, and is part of that generation which is passing. "This is extraordinary timing- just before the anniversary of the Normandy landings, Churchill's last surviving child dies. It is the great swing ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Labour's Ed Miliband calls for inquiry into Pfizer bid for AstraZeneca

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:43am by Reuters

    ... to have tests which ensure that this get-together becomes a great Anglo-American project, or it doesn't happen," Conservative spokesman Grant Shapps told Sky TV. Miliband said ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Celebration as Cornish granted national minority status in Britain

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 09:12pm by GDN

    ... said: "This is a great day for the people of Cornwall, who have long campaigned for the distinctiveness and identity of the Cornish people to be recognised officially." After ... and will be having a great day." The news does not mean that Cornwall is breaking away from Britain. But despite that, the announcement was welcomed by the Mebyon Kernow party, which is campaigning ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Heavy rain and floods stir up political storm

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 09:18pm by AGENCIES

    ... were dealing with experts CONSERVATIVE MINISTER ERIC PICKLES Some areas are already under water, including parts of the Great Windsor Park, near Queen Elizabeth's castle at Windsor, which itself is built on higher ground. London itself is protected by the Thames Barrier, although a suburb to the south of the capital, Croydon, announced plans to divert rising floodwaters caused ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - BRITAIN

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

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

    ... unwieldy title- emblazoned on my passport- betrays its disunity. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is neither united (the North-South divide and the class system being two of its many centrifugal forces), nor a kingdom, at least at present. And, arguably, as Russia's Vladimir Putin told British reporters last year in Moscow, it's not "great ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Muslim extremist killers of British soldier Lee Rigby sentenced to life in prison

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 02:01pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... they started screaming “Allahu akbar [God is great]” at the judge during the sentencing. The pair of Muslim converts were found guilty in December of ploughing into Rigby with a car before attacking ...




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