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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. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain's Conservatives vow to crack down on tax-avoiding tech firms

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:27am by AFP

    ... the talks should go ahead. "The time is now right for a new round of cross-party talks to be convened," Villiers said in a speech to the Conservative Party's annual conference ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1604012/britains-conservatives-vow-crack-down-tax-avoiding-tech-firms
  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Defection and sex scandal hit UK Conservatives ahead of annual meeting

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:23am by AFP

    ... Independence Party, then a junior minister quit after being caught out sending an explicit photograph of himself. The centre-right Conservatives risk losing a handful of seats and thousands of votes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1603573/defection-and-sex-scandal-hit-uk-conservatives-ahead-annual-meeting
  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    David Cameron overheard describing queen's 'purr' over Scottish result

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:51pm by AP

    ... right, it's OK" after the referendum in which Scots rejected independence and chose to stay in the United Kingdom. "It should never have been that close. It wasn't ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599749/david-cameron-overheard-describing-queens-purr-over-scottish-result
  5. 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

    ... with England while 1,617,989 opted for independence. The 84.5 per cent turnout was a record for an election in Britain. Prime Minister David Cameron said: "It was right to take- not duck- the big ... to the Scottish parliament. In Beijing, foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei used a regular briefing to restate China's position that it had no comment as the referendum was a domestic British affair. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596412/scotland-votes-stay-vote-will-unleash-radical-change-whole-uk
  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    British Labour leader Ed Miliband shifts to the left ahead of May poll

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 04:27am by Reuters

    ... they did not think he would be up to the job of being prime minister. Miliband, whom Britain's mostly right-leaning media regularly lampoons for being socially awkward, set out a 10-year plan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599118/british-labour-leader-ed-miliband-shifts-left-ahead-may-poll
  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Former BBC Radio DJ Dave Lee Travis convicted of indecent assault

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

    ... in prison. Outside court, Travis, who became a household name in the 1970s, told journalists: “I’m not speaking to anybody right this moment.” The jury of six men and six women, who took 19 hours and 15 minutes to reach verdicts, had been told Travis was an opportunist who thought he had the “perfect right” to grope women. The jury heard that Travis was a guest on the The Mrs Merton Show ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599343/former-bbc-radio-dj-dave-lee-travis-convicted-indecent-assault
  8. 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

    ... Andrea Chen and Teddy Ng There has been no official comment, but experts say the issue of self-determination is a tricky one China wary of fallout of Scots' vote Beijing is closely ... in China and who returned home to vote, said some of his Chinese friends were comparing Scotland to developments in Taiwan, Xinjiang and Tibet. They also wondered whether Chinese people would need ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1595615/beijing-wary-scottish-votes-impact-taiwan-tibet-even-hong-kong
  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    'Scotland was the winner': Hong Kong's expat Scots agree on one thing after historic vote

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:48pm by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... down well, particularly in China.” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596074/hong-kongs-expat-scots-agree-scotland-was-winner-after-historic-no-note
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    British minister vows to quit convention on human rights

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Manchester Home Secretary blasts rules making it difficult for country to boot out 'dangerous foreigners' Minister vows to quit convention on human rights Home Secretary Theresa May said yesterday her ruling Conservative party would take Britain out of the European Convention on Human Rights if re-elected in 2015. She said she would include such a promise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1321744/british-minister-vows-quit-convention-human-rights

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