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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    UK lets Scotland borrow money to woo voters before independence poll

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 08:38pm by Reuters

    ... evidence of why being part of the UK gives Scotland the best of both worlds." US cities and German states issue bonds independently of their federal governments. To date, administrations ... Reuters in London Move aims to dissuade Scots from voting for independence in September poll Britain lets Scotlandborrow inown name Britain's government granted Scotland the authority ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1431188/uk-lets-scotland-borrow-money-woo-voters-independence-poll
  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Lego figures gone from London's campaign against Scottish independence

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:45am by Reuters

    ... images of Lego figures enjoying the possible gains for Scots from rejecting a vote for independence, after the Danish toy maker complained about the use of its characters in the online campaign. ... for Scotland to end its 307-year union with the United Kingdom, although support for independence has risen. A poll published in the Financial Times yesterday found 47 per cent of about 500 respondents ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1527793/lego-figures-gone-londons-campaign-against-scottish-independence
  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Vote ‘No’ to independence and win more autonomy, Scotland told

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 09:08pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Glasgow Vote 'No' and win more autonomy, Scots told The British government has pledged to grant Scots more autonomy if they vote to reject independence and stay a part ... independence has increased this year. Many are still undecided. In an attempt to persuade undecided Scots that they will enjoy greater autonomy if they preserve the union, Alistair Carmichael, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1518854/vote-no-independence-and-win-more-autonomy-scotland-told
  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Nuclear subs issue submerged ahead of Scotland’s independence poll

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 09:06pm by BLOOM

    ... by the British government as Prime Minister David Cameron focuses on the economic cost of independence and threats over the currency and pensions. But should the anti-nuclear nationalists overturn ... base," he said. "And the answer is no, we are not." Scotland has a semi-autonomous government in Edinburgh that's led by the pro-independence Scottish National Party (SNP). It has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1518853/nuclear-subs-issue-submerged-ahead-scotlands-independence-poll
  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    British Home Office to review probe of high-level child abuse allegations

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 04:31am by Bloomberg

    ... Affairs Committee, that an independent investigator had determined that 114 potentially relevant files on the matter were "presumed destroyed, missing or not found". Sedwill also wrote ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1548357/british-home-office-review-probe-high-level-child-abuse-allegations
  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Public workers strike across Britain as Cameron pledges union crackdown

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

    ... through the streets of many of Britain's main cities in one of the biggest coordinated labour stoppages for three years. Denouncing what they called "poverty pay", they demanded ...

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

    Bosses' group, the CBI, forced to withdraw its opposition to Scottish independence

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 07:03am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Bosses' group forced to withdraw its opposition to Scottish independence Britain's biggest employers' organisation, the CBI lobby group, is disassociating itself from the campaign against Scottish independence after a backlash among its members north of the border. The Confederation of British Industry has warned against Scotland breaking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1497880/bosses-group-cbi-forced-withdraw-its-opposition-scottish-independence
  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Child sex abuse conspiracy claims rattle Britain’s political elite

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 01:33am

    ... about “V.I.P. Paedos” in print media and leading national television news bulletins. Addressing wider concerns about child sex abuse, May also announced an independent inquiry into how public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549316/britain-sets-probes-allegations-politicians-sexually-abused-children
  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Shetland Islanders’ Viking heritage casts shadow on Scots independence

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 09:09pm by AP

    ... shadow over Scots' independence In the late winter dusk, hundreds of Vikings march down to the beach, bearing flaming torches. Their studded leather breastplates glint in the firelight ... independence debate. The fearsome-looking participants in a Viking fire festival known as Up Helly Aa live in Scotland's remote Shetland Islands, a wind-whipped archipelago where many claim ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1456357/shetland-islanders-viking-heritage-casts-shadow-scots-independence
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    UN agency warns Britain over African children kidnapped for voodoo rituals

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

    ... said child trafficking for rituals was part of a wider problem, with thousands of minors brought into Britain every year for sexual exploitation and labour. The CRC is made of up 18 independent ...

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

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