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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    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 ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    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 ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    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 ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    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 ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    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 ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    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. ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    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 ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain warns of legal action as warships head for Gibraltar

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 06:09pm by AFP

    ... disputes Britain's sovereignty of the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic Ocean. Gibraltarians were granted full British citizenship in 1981 and a referendum in 2002 backed Britain's ...

  9. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Hong Kong buyers tempted to tap into English old-world property

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Alex Frew Mcmillan

    ... Alex Frew McMillan property.post@scmp.com It's not just big developers who are targeting Chinese investors looking for something unique HK buyers tempted to tap into English charm HK buyers tempted by English charm For sale- a beautiful British early ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    MPs support building third runway at London's Heathrow airport

    Posted May 11th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... and environmental arguments and was cancelled when Cameron's coalition government took over in May 2010. The building of a new hub to the east of London, a proposal dubbed "Boris Island ...




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