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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    London skyscraper The Gherkin goes into receivership

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 08:57pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London London skyscraper goes into receivership, with HK$7b landmark set to attract offers from sovereign wealth funds in the Middle East and Asia The Gherkin is plunged ... of London landmark is likely to be put up for sale shortly and is expected to attract offers of more than £550 million (HK$7.1 billion) from Middle Eastern and Asian sovereign wealth funds. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1496904/london-skyscraper-gherkin-goes-receivership
  2. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Mainland buyers of British property unfazed by new taxes

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 10:37am by Toh Han Shih

    ... and art. Ordinary affluent families are buying middle-market properties PAUL WOODWARD, REAL ASSET BOUTIQUE "It is not just the super-rich who are buying in the UK," he said. "Ordinary affluent families are buying middle-market properties." Mainlanders spent an estimated £3.5 billion (HK$45 billion) on British property last year, Woodward said. Britain's tax ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1486708/mainland-buyers-british-property-unfazed-new-taxes
  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Obama strategist David Axelrod to advise British Labour

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 08:58pm by GDN

    ... prosperity. We can't just have prosperity hoarded by a few where people at the top are getting wealthier and wealthier but people in the middle are getting squeezed. This is a problem not just ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1487192/barack-obama-strategist-david-axelrod-advise-british-labour
  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Gurkhas ‘cheated’ by British government on pay and pensions, lawmakers told

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 09:06pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Victoria Cross holder says his Nepalese comrades have been treated like 'third-class soldiers' by the British government on pay and pensions ... learned that the Nepalese warriors were being treated as "third-class soldiers". Captain Rambahadur Limbu, 74, who was awarded the exceptionally rare VC for his bravery in action during ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1458625/gurkha-soldiers-cheated-british-government-pay-and-pensions-lawmakers
  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    British PM David Cameron faces Euro poll backlash from expenses storm

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 08:52pm by GDN

    ... Conservatives, including the Education Secretary Michael Gove, acknowledged that public anger with the political class over the expenses issue remained more raw than his party had recognised. Labour also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1474157/british-pm-david-cameron-faces-euro-poll-backlash-expenses-storm
  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Police in Portugal seek 'lone intruder' in case of missing Madeleine McCann

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 01:44am by AFP

    ... team, which is working with Portuguese authorities, has 38 people classed as "persons of interest" and is also sifting through details of 530 known sex offenders whose whereabouts cannot be accounted for. Of those, 59 are classed as high priority, and some are British. Portuguese authorities closed their investigation into the case in 2008, but the Metropolitan Police ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1452833/police-portugal-seek-lone-intruder-case-missing-madeleine-mccann
  7. Lifestyle - Books - BRITAIN

    Book review: Acts of Union and Disunion, by Linda Colley

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 09:43am by Nick Walker

    ... Nick Walker Acts of Union and Disunion by Linda Colley Profile Books 3 stars Nick Walker With Scotland's referendum on independence looming, this is a timely study of a country whose unwieldy title- emblazoned on my passport- betrays its disunity. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is neither united (the North-South divide and the class system being two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1448551/book-review-acts-union-and-disunion-linda-colley
  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Fireband British trade union leader Bob Crow dies aged 52

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 01:58am by AFP

    ... home in east London after suffering a massive heart attack,  the Evening Standard newspaper reported. Something of a working-class hero, Crow left school at 16 and worked on the railways before ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1446749/fireband-british-trade-union-leader-bob-crow-dies-aged-52
  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Riots to riches: gentrification sparks fears for Brixton's soul

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 04:47am by AFP

    ... subway journey from the city centre. "I fear that in 10 to 15 years' time, Brixton will go the same way as Notting Hill where it becomes a totally middle-class area," said Alex ... is not going to change into a sort of twee, Laura Ashley middle-class place, in my opinion," he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1341222/riots-riches-gentrification-sparks-fears-brixtons-soul
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain's Ukip eyes more seats in European Parliament ahead of poll

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:21am by AP

    ... vote as a prospect too rich to pass up. "These elections, in many ways, will be an opportunity for us to tell the political class where to go," Farage told his followers on Saturday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1438747/britains-ukip-eyes-more-seats-european-parliament-ahead-poll

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