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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    David Cameron says Britain should stand up for Hong Kong rights

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

    ... Reuters in London Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday Britain should stand up for the rights of people in Hong Kong, after more than two weeks of protests over Chinese 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 ...

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    Overnight Scottish referendum vote count an exercise in complex logistics

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 09:59pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in London Whether by air, sea or road, organisers of Scotland's go-it-alone referendum will collect ballots from islands to get a result by breakfast Vote count leaves nothing to chance Living on the edge of the North Atlantic, islanders off the west coast of Scotland are used to watching the weather. They're doing so more keenly this week ...

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    Fate of Britain in Scots' hands as polls open in independence referendum

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:32am by AP, Reuters, AFP

    ... close to call. The result is expected between 1.30pm and 2.30pm in Hong Kong today. From remote highlands and islands to the tough city estates of Glasgow, people were almost equally divided ...

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    Shetland Islanders’ Viking heritage casts shadow on Scots independence

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

    ... Associated Press in Gulberwick Shetland Islanders see ballot as chance to win concessions from London or Edinburgh, given remote territory's share of oil and gas reserves Viking ... 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 ...

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    Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson is 'tax exile for health reasons'

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 03:57pm by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian Entrepreneur says he moved main residence to private Caribbean island for health reasons It's Rue britannia: Branson's a tax exile Sir Richard Branson makes great ... after moving his main residence to a private Caribbean island. Branson has swapped the union flag for the ensign of the British Virgin Islands, where income is not taxed. Having nominated ...

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    British lawmakers demand review of Prince Charles’s tax affairs

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 11:17am by Reuters in London

    ... (HK$9.4 billion). It owns farms, cottages and pubs, as well as islands, a green power plant and the Oval cricket ground in London, and makes most of its money from managing these assets ...

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    Tax havens in spotlight as nine countries sign up to international tax protocols

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Pressure on British overseas territories amid push to revamp global tax frameworks Tax havens in spotlight as more data shared A wealth of information about companies and individuals registered in well-known tax havens is set to com ...

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    London mayor Boris Johnson fires up Tories on election, cucumbers

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... a "small island" with no international influence. "I don't want to risk polonium in my sushi by bandying statistics with the Kremlin," he said, a reference to the radioactive ...

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    Cameron urges overseas tax havens to help fight levy evasion

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Gibraltar, Anguilla, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man. America, Britain and Australia this month announced a joint effort ... of data on accounts in Singapore, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands and the Cook Islands, which includes names of account holders. ...

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    Orkney, Shetland, Western Isles plan push for home rule after Scottish vote

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Orkney, Shetland and Western Isles' leaders fear councils will be subsumed by islands authority Islands plan push for 'home rule' after Scottish vote As First ... "home rule". The leaders of the three largest island groups in the British Isles will meet in Shetland on Monday to discuss a joint project on whether they should demand to split from ...




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