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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Fiery Scotland debate surprisingly won by anti-independence leader

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:55pm by AFP

    ... for and against Scottish independence clashed in a heated live television debate, six weeks ahead of a historic referendum on whether Scotland should leave the United Kingdom. First Minister Alex Salmond, leader of the pro-independence Scottish National Party (SNP), had been expected to dominate the debate on Tuesday with Alistair Darling, a fellow Scot and leader of the "Better ...

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    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 ...

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    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 ...

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

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

    ... the minister responsible for Scotland, promised talks on devolution within weeks of a vote against independence. "In the event of a 'No' vote, change will come. Scotland's ... 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 ...

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    Sex abuse charges filed against Prince Philip’s former aide

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 09:18pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Ex-royal aide on sex abuse charges The former personal assistant of Britain's Prince Philip has been charged with sexually abusing a girl while he was working for the royal family in the 1970s, prosecutors said. Benjami ...

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    British singer Cliff Richard denies allegations of sexual abuse

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 01:16am by AFP

    ... police investigating a historic claim of abuse against a boy searched one of his properties. The 73-year-old, a pop star since the 1950s who won fame with songs such as The Young Ones and Living ... nothing wrong but said he would "cooperate fully" with the investigation. "For many months I have been aware of allegations against me of historic impropriety which have been ...

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

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

    ... of allegations of child sex abuse against senior public figures three decades ago. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the Home Office, said in a letter to Keith Vaz, chairman of Parliament's Home 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 ...

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    Cameron's star player, London Mayor Boris Johnson, could be a liability

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:44am by Bloomberg, Reuters, MCT

    ... Immigration, another issue anti-EU UK Independence Party has highlighted, is near the top of voters' concerns, polls indicate. Johnson used a speech in London last week to court Euro-sceptic ... defectors to the anti-EU UK Independence Party, the strategy may alienate some of the voters the Tories need to win over in swing districts. "I know Cameron said he wants star players in his ...

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    Probe uncovers 'hardline' plot to Islamise Birmingham schools

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London 'Hardline' plot to Islamise city's schools revealed A report commissioned by the British government found evidence of a coordinated effort to Islamise state-run schools in the city of Birmingham by taking control of their governing bodies. The investigation into allegations of a hardline Muslim "plot" at state-run schools said ...

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

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

    ... Eurosceptic flavour to please a vociferous wing of his own party and to counter an electoral threat from the anti-EU UK Independence Party, which won European elections in Britain in May. The choice ... Jonathan Hill, a peer, as Britain's next European commissioner. Hill, who has voted against deeper European integration in the past, had previously coordinated the government's business ...




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