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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Attempted murder verdict in London hotel thief's hammer attack on UAE sisters

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 08:49pm by AFP

    ... Prosecutor Baljit Ubhey called it "a truly horrific crime". "Not only were the three sisters severely injured in the attack, their children were in the room at the time and witnessed ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    David Cameron says Britain should stand up for Hong Kong rights

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

    ... restrictions on how the island chooses its next leader in 2017. Answering a question in parliament about the unrest, Cameron said it was important people in Hong Kong were able to enjoy freedoms and rights set out in an Anglo-Chinese agreement before Britain handed the former colony back to China in 1997. “It is important that democracy involves real choices,” Cameron said, stressing ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scotland Yard could probe claim Bahraini prince tortured prisoners

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 04:17am by Reuters

    ... yesterday's ruling, lawyers for FF said they would provide evidence against the prince to London's Metropolitan Police Service. "Today's decision is an important decision. It's ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

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

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

    ... than a week. Salmond said the run-up to the September 18 vote was "a process of national empowerment" and promised an independent Scotland would be a "fairer, more ... are upon Scotland," Salmond said in Edinburgh, a day after British Prime Minister David Cameron also visited the Scottish capital to plead for the preservation of "a family ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

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

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

    ... a stop to it." Osborne did not mention any companies by name in his speech, which focused on the importance of bringing down Britain's budget deficit and promoting his stewardship ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scottish independence vote sparks larger debate on Britain’s future

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:16pm by AFP

    ... to control by the capital. "Even if there is a 'No' vote, we are looking at some important constitutional changes in the United Kingdom," said Graham Walker, professor of politics ... lives in Sheffield. "A lot of people feel the government is very out of touch." This frustration has been linked to the rise of the UK Independence Party, which campaigns ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

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

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

    ... for an independent Scotland to become a member. Expats have taken to social media to voice their frustration. "As a true born Scot and at present living outside Scotland I have been denied a vote ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Harry Potter vs James Bond: celebrities take sides in Scottish debate

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 07:19am by AP

    ... In the other corner stands J.K. Rowling, Edinburgh-based creator of the boy wizard. When she said independence might be "a historically bad mistake"- and backed it up with a £1 million ...

  9. 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

    ... "is and will remain an important member of the European Union for the benefit of all citizens and member states". Negotiations will now start between Cameron's Conservatives, ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Fears over new powers promised for Scotland may not be delivered

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 06:18am by AFP

    ... National Health Service from savage spending cuts also made their mark, with 54 percent of "Yes" voters saying it was an important factor. Despite the clear result, the survey indicates ...




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