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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Tired Alex Salmond steps down after the fight of his life

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

    ... and is rarely seen by his side. The couple have no children. His passions are horse racing, good wine and curry, along with soccer and, of course, golf. Salmond also likes a good singalong. His ...

  2. Sport - Racing - BRITAIN

    Katie Walsh hopes to be first woman rider to win Grand National

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 03:24pm by AFP

    ... to equine fatalities- after introducing several reforms following four fatalities in the past two runnings- she didn't hold back in defending people involved in horse racing. "Anyone who ... in 2000- Katie then 16 was the horse's stable girl. Last year, Katie and Seabass came tantalisingly close, as seemingly full of steam coming round the final bend he ran out of puff ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Probe uncovers 'hardline' plot to Islamise Birmingham schools

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57pm by AFP

    ... was sparked by the so-called "Trojan Horse" letter, sent to local authorities in November detailing an alleged plot to take over schools. The anonymous claim reignited debate about ...

  4. Sport - Racing - BRITAIN

    Mania steers Auroras Encore to National glory

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

    ... Mania said. "I couldn't fault the horse. He loved every second of it. He was just class." The race appeared to pass off incident-free, with all 40 horses returning unscathed after only 17 finished the race. Four horses died in the previous two editions of the gruelling event, forcing organisers into making modifications that included softening the high fences ...

  5. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London's Soho is gentrified as seediness is swept away

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:30am by Bloomberg

    ... flat in Brixton, scene of race riots in the 1980s, can cost £550,000 (HK$7.25 million). The property outfit created by Paul Raymond, the founder of the district's first legal strip club, ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

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

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

    ... from 3.8 per cent and a fourth place showing in the race for same seat in 2010. It had hoped to come a much closer second. The opposition Labour party came third with 17.7 per cent of the vote, ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    St George’s Day a bore, but 450th birthday of Shakespeare a draw for Stratford-upon-Avon

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:30pm by GDN

    ... has celebrated his birthday for centuries but the plans are more elaborate this year, with a horse-drawn birthday cake, fireworks, a fancy-dress parade and a procession led by the pupils ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Australian Boat Race protester Trenton Oldfield told to leave Britain

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Australian's visa refused after he swam in front of crews during university contest on Thames Activist who stopped the Boat Race is told to leave The Australian anti-elitism activist who disrupted the annual Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge universities in protest at government cuts has been ordered to leave Britain. Trenton Oldfield, whose British wife ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Second British inquiry ordered into Stephen Lawrence police after 'profoundly shocking' revelations

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 01:24am by AFP

    ... racism", a finding viewed as a watershed moment in British race relations. But a fresh review has now revealed further concerns about the police's actions, including their use of undercover ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    British eurosceptics caught in race storm

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 06:49pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Britain’s anti-European and anti-immigration UK Independence Party faced a growing racism storm on Tuesday ahead of local elections seen as a test of its ability to take seats off Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives ...




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