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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Diana leaked royal phone directory, says former editor Clive Goodman

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 08:23pm by AFP

    ... Diana's death. "People [members of the public] wanted the flag at half-mast but the palace got caught up in stuffy protocol because the queen wasn't there," and refused to raise it, ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Jimmy Savile sexually abused patients and dead bodies, say investigators

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:15am by AFP

    ... porter. Sixty people- half of them patients- claimed they were abused by Savile between 1962 and 2009. Another investigation into Broadmoor found Savile likely abused six people. For three decades ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain’s Tory party by-election win puts UKIP in its place

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 09:28pm by AFP

    ... was less than half what it was in a national election in the same seat in 2010. UKIP, the UK Independence Party, which won last month's European elections, came second with 25.9 per cent, up ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Live streaming of child sexual abuse online a growing trend, Britain's crime agency says

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 09:06pm by GDN

    ... and guns and people trafficking. The agency says almost half of organised-crime groups are involved in some way in the drug trade, with 18 to 23 tonnes of heroin and 30 tonnes of cocaine imported ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Jailed British PR guru Max Clifford faces new sexual assault allegations

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 09:54pm by AFP

    ... Leonard told Clifford he must serve at least half his sentence in jail. "These offences may have taken place a long time ago when inappropriate and trivial sexual misbehaviour was more likely ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    London skyscraper The Gherkin goes into receivership

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 08:57pm by GDN

    ... that sovereign wealth funds from the Middle East or Asia would swoop, he added. In December, an investment firm owned by the Singapore government bought a half share of the massive Broadgate development ...

  7. Property - International - BRITAIN

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

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

    ... the next national election in May 2015. Net immigration has added about two million people to Britain's population over the past 10 years- roughly half of total growth. The UK Independence ...

  8. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Londoners priced out of home market blast foreign buyers

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

    ... largest and most talked-about housing developments. When the project's Malaysian owners sold the first 866 homes in just three days in January, more than half went to foreign buyers. ... for almost half of sales in Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster last year, up from 43 per cent in 2012 and 37 per cent the year before, as high prices reduced demand and an improving global ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Geldof family 'beyond pain' after mystery death of Peaches, 25

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 08:45pm by GDN

    ... sister Fifi Trixibelle, her younger sister Pixie and her younger half-sister Tiger Geldof, whose father, the INXS front man Michael Hutchence, killed himself in a Sydney hotel room in 1997. ...

  10. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Songbird Estates' results buoy London property market

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:47am by Reuters

    ... jumped by nearly half in the past year. Songbird also announced full-year results and portfolio valuation that beat analyst forecasts. Parts of central London have experienced sharp rises ...




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