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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    New Terminal 2 set to ease overcrowding problems at Britain's Heathrow Airport

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 01:26am by AP

    ... Associated Press in London New Terminal 2 to ease crowding at Heathrow The rundown, overcrowded Terminal 2 at London's sprawling Heathrow Airport is long gone, about to be replaced by a spacious new building designed to handle 20 million passengers each year. The new facility was hailed as a cornerstone of Heathrow's revitalisation when shown to reporters yesterday ahead ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain’s Ukip rides anti-EU wave to open up lead in European elections

    Posted May 26th 2014, 01:03pm by >Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Eurosceptic party set to make history by becoming the first non-mainstream party in over a century to win a British national election The anti-EU mood in Europe swept Britain on Monday as the UK Independence Party (Ukip) appeared to be heading for victory in the European parliament elections.     Ukip leader Nigel Farage hailed the results as “the ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Boris Johnson says 'greed is good' in speech to honour Margaret Thatcher

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 12:51pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London London mayor delivers 'greed is good' speech London Mayor Boris Johnson hailed greed as a "valuable spur to economic activity" as he spelled out his vision of modern Thatcherism at a speech honouring the former prime minister. Delivering the Centre for Policy Studies' annual Margaret Thatcher lecture, Johnson called ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    America has lost a 'true friend' in Thatcher: Obama

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters in Washington, Agence France-Presse in Berlin and London

    ... ministers, Falklands hail Thatcher Former British prime ministers on both sides of the political divide paid tribute to Margaret Thatcher’s grit and determination following her death on Monday. John ... during his term in office, hailing her as a “conviction politician”, which upset grass-roots Labour supporters at the time. “Even those who disagreed with her never doubted the strength of her ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Tax havens in spotlight as nine countries sign up to international tax protocols

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... nations to clamp down on tax debtors and allow countries to conduct wide-ranging joint multiparty tax investigations. Austrian finance minister Maria Fekter hailed the news, announced at the OECD ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Morocco extradites Chinese suspect in UK killing of Chinese family

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... orchestra and Xing was described as a straight-A student who had ambitions to go to Cambridge. In 2004, Du opened a herbal medicine shop with Chui in Northampton. Both hailed from Hangzhou, Zhejiang ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain grapples with Thatcher legacy as clashes erupt

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 06:32pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Britain wrestled on Tuesday with violent passions ignited by the death of divisive former prime minister Margaret Thatcher, with critics of the “Iron Lady” clashing with police and supporters preparing to pay tribute to her in parliament. World reaction was also divided with Pope Francis hailing her promotion of freedom but people in the pontiff’s ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Cameron wins the day on gay marriage

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... who leads the Conservatives' coalition partner the Liberal Democrats, hailed the result as a "landmark for equality". "Tonight's vote shows Parliament is very strongly ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    The life and times of Margaret Thatcher

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 09:25pm by AFP

    ... funeral in Washington for former US president and ideological soul mate Ronald Reagan, who she hails in a video-taped eulogy as a great American who “won the cold war”. October 13, 2005: ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain blocks extradition to US of 'Pentagon hacker' Gary McKinnon

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by The New York Times in London

    ... without securing reciprocal benefits or distinguishing between serious and lesser crimes. Rights campaigners hailed the ruling. Shami Chakrabarti, head of the civil rights group Liberty, called ...




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