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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    David Cameron says Britain should stand up for Hong Kong rights

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 05:07pm by Reuters

    ... the right to gesticulate on this issue,” he told a daily news briefing in Beijing. Cameron was speaking after pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong clashed overnight with police. Footage of police ... Reuters in London Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday Britain should stand up for the rights of people in Hong Kong, after more than two weeks of protests over Chinese ...

  2. News - China - BRITAIN

    Beijing wary of Scottish vote's impact on Taiwan, Tibet, even Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 03:55am by Andrea Chen and Teddy Ng

    ... decide the fate of Taiwan, Tibet and even Hong Kong. "From the Chinese official perspective, the People's Republic of China has never been kind to the idea of such referendums ... of international relations at National Chengchi University in Taiwan, said the implications for Hong Kong and Taiwan were a serious concern. "The mainland obviously does not want to see how ...

  3. 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

    ... coalition partners the Liberal Democrats and the main opposition Labour Party on what extra powers to give the Scottish Parliament, which was set up in 1999 and already controls areas like health ... on their issues of tax, spending and welfare, so too England, as well as Wales and Northern Ireland, should be able to vote on these issues; and all this must take place in tandem with, and at the same ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Denied a vote, frustrated expat Scots watch as homeland's fate decided

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:09pm by AFP

    ... and it is not going to affect me," said Craig Stephen, a Glasgow native working in Hong Kong's finance sector. ... itself, the issue of whether Scottish citizens living outside their homeland should be allowed to vote on independence is the subject of fevered debate. An estimated 1.15 million Scots ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Gurkhas ‘cheated’ by British government on pay and pensions, lawmakers told

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 09:06pm by AFP

    ... will continue into next month. Campaigners hope for a debate in parliament on the inquiry's recommendations. The Gurkhas, who were based in Hong Kong from the 1970s until the handover, are known ... of medals on his left breast and walking with a stick, Limbu posed for pictures outside the Houses of Parliament. Other issues being considered include adult dependants, medical care in Nepal, ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    The life and times of Margaret Thatcher

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

    ... to return Hong Kong to China in July 1997. June 11, 1987: Thatcher leads Conservatives to third straight term in office. March 31, 1990: Riots in central London lead to demise of much-despised local ... March 22, 2002: Doctors, worried by a string of small strokes, order Thatcher to cease public speaking on health grounds. June 26, 2003: Husband Denis Thatcher dies. June 11, 2004: Attends ...



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