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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    British prime minister congratulates ‘friend’ Obama

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 03:41pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... congratulations to my friend Barack Obama,” Cameron wrote on his Twitter account. “Look forward to continuing to work together.” European Union President Herman Van Rompuy on Wednesday expressed joy at Obama’s re-election. “Very happy about the reelection of President Obama,” Van Rompuy wrote in Dutch on his Twitter account. Obama swept to re-election Tuesday, making history by overcoming a slow ...

  2. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London home prices at new high on economic recovery, market stimulus

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 05:14am by Bloomberg

    ... should curtail Help to Buy in the budget to be released today. The plan was introduced in April 2013 and a second version began in October last year. Morgan Stanley analysts including Huw Van ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    British government defends 'go-home' immigrant vans

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London UK defends 'go home' message to immigrants Britain's government has defended a controversial campaign featuring vans with billboards urging ... Conservatives, called the campaign "stupid and offensive". But Cameron's spokesman defended the vans on Monday, saying it was "clear that this is already working" ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Embassies pulling out of elite London districts as property prices soar

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 08:13pm by Reuters

    ... But as well as cashing in on property prices, Venetia van Kuffeler, editor of the Diplomat, said the moves reflected the changing world of diplomacy. "Before, it was important for foreign ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain’s Prince George to get low-key christening

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 02:54pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... that William’s brother Prince Harry and Pippa Middleton will be among them. There has also been speculation that William’s close friends Hugh van Cutsem and Thomas van Straubenzee are in the running. ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Briton finds ‘rare whale vomit’ worth 50,000 euros

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 09:34pm by AFP

    ... where author Herman Melville writes: “Who would think, then, that such fine ladies and gentlemen should regale themselves with an essence found in the inglorious bowels of a sick whale! Yet so ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Donated painting identified as US$30m Rembrandt self-portrait

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 08:07pm by Associated Press

    ... thought to have been done by one of Rembrandt’s pupils and was credited as in the “style of” the 17th-century Dutch master. But the National Trust said an investigation led by Ernst van de ... property manager at the house. “We never dared think it might actually be an original.” Van de Wetering, chair of the Rembrandt Research Project, said that researchers in 1968 had concluded ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    London police make 10th arrest in Woolwich attack

    Posted May 28th 2013, 09:53am by AFP

    ... group staged a counter-demonstration on Monday, a public holiday in Britain, holding up an “EDL racists” banner and trading insults with the EDL across a barrier of police vans. Detectives ...

  9. Business - Companies - BRITAIN

    Ford axes 2,000 jobs in Britain to stem Europe losses

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 08:54pm by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London Ford will stop making vans in Britain next year, with the potential loss of 2,000 jobs, a union leader said, as part of a plan by the US car maker to drag its European ... jobs, as part of a wide-ranging restructuring programme. “In next year Ford is closing its stamping plant in Dagenham and the Transit van plant in Southampton and that could lead to the loss ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    News of Pistorius' arrest leaves many in disbelief

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 11:51am by Associated Press in London

    ... van Zyl and coach Ampie Louw couldn’t be reached, while Pistorius’ cellphone went straight to voicemail. Former 100-metre world record-holder Asafa Powell tweeted about Steenkamp’s death. “Sad ...




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