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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Speech drafted for Britain's queen to prepare nation for nuclear war

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Italy and Turkey. Chemical and nuclear strikes would be next. Defence chiefs felt Nato would have to launch a nuclear strike first or face defeat by the overwhelming force of the USSR. "The ... The Guardian in London Britain's queen would have asked the nation to battle for survival in the event of nuclear war The speech no one wanted to hear It's the British ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Public workers strike across Britain as Cameron pledges union crackdown

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:20am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Cameron promises crackdown on unions after walkout for higher pay Public workers strike across Britain Hundreds of thousands of public sector workers including teachers, council workers and firefighters staged a 24-hour pay strike yesterday in a stoppage that has prompted Prime Minister David Cameron to pledge a crackdown on union powers. Protesters marched ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Nuclear subs issue submerged ahead of Scotland’s independence poll

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 09:06pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Edinburgh and London As Scotlandprepares to vote on breaking away, London refuses to confront the futureof its nuclear-armed military presence there Scottish subs issue ... with sheep and deer in the chilly waters of Gare Loch, two 150 metre grey submarines lie moored like steel whales. They are the visible part of Britain's Trident nuclear deterrent at the naval ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Travel chaos hits London as rail workers go on strike for 48 hours

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 10:34pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London 48-hour work stoppage forces thousands to walk or ride bicycle to work Travel chaos hits London as rail workers strike Millions of Londoners were hit by travel chaos yesterday as underground rail workers began the first of a series of strikes that have been branded "shameful" by Prime Minister David Cameron. As tempers frayed on packed buses ...

  5. News - China - BRITAIN

    British critic questions role of Chinese nuclear power companies

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 01:41pm by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian in London Adviser to British government worried about the lack of transparency in Chinese nuclear industry, which will take stakes in power projects U.K. critic questions China nuclear role One of Britain's leading nuclear engineering consultants has raised serious concerns about the safety implications of handing over some of Britain's nuclear plants ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Jailed British PR guru Max Clifford faces new sexual assault allegations

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 09:54pm by AFP

    ... of behaviour where unconnected victims told of strikingly similar experiences over a number of years." Clifford was cleared of two other counts of indecent assault. He will not face a retrial ...

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    Bill before House of Lords threatens Prince Charles’ Duchy of Cornwall

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 08:45pm by GDN

    ... departments have sought his consent to draft bills on everything from road safety to gambling and the London Olympics. It has been described by constitutional lawyers as a royal "nuclear ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Fireband British trade union leader Bob Crow dies aged 52

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Firebrand union leader Bob Crow dies at 52 One of Britain’s most powerful and militant trade union leaders, Bob Crow, who led strikes that shut down ... strikes, most recently last month when parts of the Underground network in the capital were shut down for 48 hours. “Bob Crow was admired by his members and feared by employers, which is exactly ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    British ‘no’ to air strikes hits Obama’s plans for coalition against Syria

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 08:52pm by AFP

    ... for military strikes against the Syrian regime, leaving the US to look elsewhere for international partners while reserving the right to  act alone against Damascus. The British House of Commons voted ... an international coalition that will  act together,” Hagel told a news conference. Hagel said Washington respected the British parliament’s stance rejecting  participation in any punitive strikes against ...

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

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

    ... fourth birthday. Her parents were dining with friends at a restaurant at the time. Police see striking similarities between the break-ins. In most cases, there were no signs of forced entry ...




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