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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Files on UK role in CIA abductions accidentally 'soaked in water'

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:11am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Human rights groups suspect a cover-up after official says documents accidentally destroyed Files on UK role in CIA abductions 'soaked in water' ... were destroyed accidentally when they became soaked with water. In a statement human rights groups said "smacked of a cover-up", the department maintained that records of flights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1550726/files-uk-role-cia-abductions-accidentally-soaked-water
  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    British police swoop on 660 child-sex suspects

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:45am by AFP

    ... "I am pretty appalled about what it says about human nature." Some of those arrested in the NCA operation had unsupervised access to children in the course of their work, including scout ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1555523/british-police-swoop-660-child-sex-suspects
  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    William Hague steps aside as David Cameron reshuffles team ahead of 2015 poll

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 11:12pm by Reuters

    ... and a prominent Eurosceptic, to the influential post. In another, Michael Gove, a longstanding Cameron ally and one of his party's most prominent right-wing ideologues, was sacked as education ... Cameron's reshuffle. "In a desperate attempt to shore up his support within his own party, he undertakes a reshuffle which has seen centrists kicked out while right-wingers have been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1554997/william-hague-steps-aside-david-cameron-reshuffles-team-ahead-2015-poll
  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Public workers strike across Britain as Cameron pledges union crackdown

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:20am by Reuters

    ... planned to limit unions' striking powers. "How can it possibly be right for our children's education to be disrupted by trade unions acting in this way," he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1551549/public-workers-strike-across-britain-cameron-pledges-union-crackdown
  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris jailed for five years over sexual assaults

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 09:11pm by Reuters

    ... to the court the statements from four victims, including one who waived her right to anonymity, Tonya Lee, who said she had “never felt safe” since. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1546766/veteran-entertainer-rolf-harris-jailed-five-years-over-sexual-assaults
  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Ex-Cameron aide Andy Coulson gets 18 months’ jail for phone hacking

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 05:44pm by AFP

    ... on Cameron. He reacted to the sentence in a statement yesterday, saying: "What it says is that it's right that justice should be done, and that no one is above the law, as I've always ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1546641/british-pms-former-media-chief-andy-coulson-jailed-murdoch-tabloid
  9. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London's Soho is gentrified as seediness is swept away

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

    ... including rape and human trafficking," according to the statement. The police on June 5 declined to comment on whether anybody has been prosecuted for those offences. Prostitution is big bucks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1539692/londons-soho-gentrified-seediness-swept-away
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    UN agency warns Britain over African children kidnapped for voodoo rituals

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 11:20pm by AFP

    ... Sandberg, head of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. "They are used in so-called voodoo rituals, and are also raped and sexually abused. The number of convictions ... experts who monitor the implementation of international children's rights treaties. It held a hearing with British officials last month. In its conclusions on that session, released ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1537095/un-agency-warns-britain-over-african-children-kidnapped-voodoo-rituals

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