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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Helen Bamber, human rights advocate and Amnesty co-founder, dies

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Tireless rights campaigner Helen Bamber dies British human rights campaigner Helen Bamber, an early member of Amnesty International, has died at the age of 89, the charity she founded said. Bamber, who died on Thursday, worked in the Bergen-Belsen Nazi concentration camp in 1945 to help survivors. She went on to work for human rights in a career ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1579440/helen-bamber-human-rights-advocate-and-amnesty-co-founder-dies
  2. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London home prices lose their fizz as construction booms in city

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 07:16am by Bloomberg

    ... in London, developers are steaming ahead just as prices are starting to fall. Homebuilding in central London doubled in two years as record-low interest rates and demand from overseas buyers drove up ... of this year, the pillars supporting the London market- a cheap pound, record-low interest rates and the city's reputation as a haven for foreign buyers- have been eroding for months. British ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1611459/london-home-prices-lose-their-fizz-construction-booms-city
  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    British PM David Cameron pledges tax cuts for 30 million

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 03:42am by AFP, Reuters

    ... Britain's Human Rights Act and replace it with a British Bill of Rights to assert the British parliament's supremacy over the European Court of Human Rights. In another pledge Cameron said he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1607284/british-pm-david-cameron-pledges-tax-cuts-30-million
  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Former BBC Radio DJ Dave Lee Travis convicted of indecent assault

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:20am by The Guardian

    ... difficult and complex, perhaps more so when the allegations are from some years ago. We will continue to consider cases and, wherever there is sufficient evidence and it is in the public interest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599343/former-bbc-radio-dj-dave-lee-travis-convicted-indecent-assault
  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Last-minute promises not enough for Scottish voters, says Alex Salmond

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:48am by AFP

    ... there was "obvious" interest in his country, which is divided between the Flemish, French and German-speaking communities. "Devolution means something to Belgians and it has affected them ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590412/last-minute-promises-not-enough-scottish-voters-says-alex-salmond
  6. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Britain's housing prices stagnate

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:43am by Reuters

    ... it expected it could control the housing market without having to raise interest rates. Several measures of the housing market have suggested a slowing in the pace of price growth. Knight Frank ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1588770/britains-housing-prices-stagnate
  7. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London property market stalls as buyers resist higher prices

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:50am by Bloomberg

    ... said. Homes in the capital took an average of 4.9 weeks to sell, up from 4.3 weeks in July. While the BOE's benchmark interest rate has been at a record-low 0.5 per cent since March 2009, ... earlier. Nationwide chief economist Robert Gardner said the outlook was "highly uncertain." While the prospect of interest rate increases and weak wage growth might temper demand, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1583862/london-property-market-stalls-buyers-resist-higher-prices
  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Tempers heat up as Scotland nears referendum on independence

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 06:02am by AFP

    ... myself in Cornwall once, it's an interesting experience," he said. The victim of the egg attack was Jim Murphy, an ex-Europe minister and formerly the Scotland secretary in the British ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1582029/tempers-heat-scotland-nears-referendum-independence
  9. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London homes face biggest price drop in 6 years

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 05:21am by BLOOM

    ... as anticipation of higher interest rates, are putting pressure on the market after a surge in values raised concerns that a bubble may develop. "Buyers and sellers are becoming increasingly aware ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1577026/london-homes-face-biggest-price-drop-6-years
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    BBC and police under attack over raid on Cliff Richard's Berkshire home

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:16pm by GDN

    ... on a boy at an evangelical rally in 1985. The BBC filmed and broadcast the raid live from a helicopter above Richard's residence. On Sunday, the human right's lawyer Geoffrey Robertson ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1576176/bbc-and-police-under-attack-over-raid-cliff-richards-berkshire-home

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