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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. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scotland votes to stay, but vote will unleash radical change for whole UK

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:32am by ALICE WOODHOUSE, Reuters, AFP

    ... the decision. "This outcome is good for the united, open and stronger Europe that the European Commission stands for," he said. EU President Herman Van Rompuy said the result meant Britain ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Overnight Scottish referendum vote count an exercise in complex logistics

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 09:59pm by Bloomberg

    ... as the world's eyes turn to their country's decision on its future. Planes, helicopters, ferries and vans are standing ready to add their votes to those of the other 4,262,415 people eligible ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Sex abuse charges filed against Prince Philip’s former aide

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 09:18pm by AFP

    ... was working for the royal family in the 1970s, prosecutors said. Benjamin Herman, 79, was equerry to the 93-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth from 1971 to 1974. He will appear in court on Monday. "He is charged with three counts of indecent assault between 1972 and 1974 on a girl aged around 12," a spokesman for the Crown Prosecution Service said. Herman role was to attend ...

  5. 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" ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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. ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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