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  1. News - World

    Snowden says Britain’s spy agency secretly tapping fibre-optic cables

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 11:19am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... terror cell, the arrests of others planning acts of terror, and three London-based people planning attacks prior to the city’s last year Olympic Games. The Guardian said the documents it had seen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1266546/snowden-says-britains-spy-agency-secretly-tapping-fibre-optic-cables
  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    BBC chief: Give viewers access to shows online before broadcast

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 10:59am by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London Director general Tony Hall says aims to strengthen digital platform and increase audience size The head of the BBC promised on Tuesday to refocus the world’s largest state-funded broadcaster on its core values - to inform, educate and entertain - after a year of battering by the public and parliament over a sex scandal and lavish executive payments. In his first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1327778/bbc-chief-give-viewers-access-shows-online-broadcast
  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain seeks radical reform of EU ties

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 08:52pm by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London PM Cameron says UK may leave European Convention on Human Rights Prime Minister David Cameron ratcheted up the rhetoric against Europe on Sunday by demanding a radical change to Britain’s ties with the European Union and offering the prospect of an exit from the continent’s principal treaty on human rights. Europe poses one of the biggest obstacles to Cameron’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1320777/britain-seeks-radical-reform-eu-ties
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Politics stalls Vietnam's march towards human rights reforms

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by JONATHAN LONDON

    ... Jonathan London Jonathan London says crackdown on dissent a sign Hanoi is unfit to join human rights council Mired in the past, elite impede Vietnam's reform Recent developments ... is decidedly plausible. Jonathan London is a professor in the Department of Asian and International Studies and Core Member of the Southeast Asia Research Centre at the City University of Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1307812/politics-stalls-vietnams-march-towards-human-rights-reforms
  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain defends detention of Snowden journalist’s partner

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 10:14am by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London Government insists police acted to prevent terrorism The British government, accused of abusing media freedom, said on Tuesday police were right to detain a journalist’s ... officers were entitled to take security measures. Home Secretary Theresa May said police held David Miranda at a London airport under anti-terrorism powers, which allow for action to prevent stolen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1298284/britain-defends-detention-snowden-journalists-partner
  6. News - China - AVIATION

    Flight from Shanghai to London forced to make emergency landing in Russia

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:15am

    ... on the jet. The Olympic bronze medallist was flying back to London a day after competing in Shanghai at the Fina Diving World Cup, in which he came fourth in the 10m platform event. “Just had to make ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing A plane from Shanghai to London was forced to make an emergency landing in Russia on Monday after a technical issue was detected. The Virgin Atlantic Airbus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1557148/shanghai-london-flight-forced-make-emergency-landing-russia
  7. News - China

    Death toll from new bird flu in China rises to 36

    Posted May 18th 2013, 11:55am by Reuters in London

    ... Four more people in China have died from a new strain of bird flu, bringing the death toll from the H7N9 virus to 36 from 131 confirmed cases, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday. The United Nations health agency said the four deaths were f ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1240480/death-toll-new-bird-flu-china-rises-36
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: The Shangri-la, the Shard, London

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:10pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... Jenni Marsh Jenni Marsh Shangri-La, The Shard, London What is it? Imagine a spire-shaped ICC rising up from among Victorian red-brick buildings in historic London. That's essentially The Shard (above). Italian architect Renzo Piano's 1,004-foot tall tower on the banks of the Thames was meant to open by the 2012 Olympics, but was six months late. The Shangri-La, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1567573/hot-spots-shangri-la-shard-london
  9. News - World - BRITAIN

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

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

    ... With 5.8 million voters, that gives him the largest personal constituency of any British politician. His profile was boosted by the success of the 2012 London Olympics. Cameron needs an electoral ... successful 2012 London Olympics, which were considered a major feather in his cap, Johnson managed to get stuck in midair on a zip line, his portly figure dangling for several minutes like a large, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1570065/camerons-star-player-london-mayor-boris-johnson-could-be-liability
  10. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Spain back on track as big guns hit the target

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 08:31am by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London Europe’s top teams took important steps towards next year’s World Cup finals in Brazil with qualifying victories on Tuesday, notably world champions Spain who scored a hugely significant 1-0 win over France in Paris. Netherlands, Germany and Italy also picked up three points but England, fourth in the world rankings, were held 1-1 in Montenegro after a bright ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1200807/spain-back-track-big-guns-hit-target

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