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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    UN agency warns Britain over African children kidnapped for voodoo rituals

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 11:20pm by AFP

    ... was a witch. They were jailed for life. A year later, police found the dismembered corpse of a Nigerian boy in London's River Thames, believed to have been used in a ritual. And in 2010, Kristy ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    St George’s Day a bore, but 450th birthday of Shakespeare a draw for Stratford-upon-Avon

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:30pm by GDN

    ... industry but was a washout. After two days of non-stop rain the Avon River burst its banks and swamped the theatre where the pageant was being held and it was abandoned. Birthday cake was being ...

  3. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Londoners priced out of home market blast foreign buyers

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 04:28am by Bloomberg

    ... investors. Battersea Power Station, the derelict brick landmark on the south bank of the River Thames that featured on the cover of rock band Pink Floyd's Animals album, is one of London's ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain gets respite from flooding crisis

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 10:36am by Agence France-Presse

    ... rain is expected at times next week,” he said. “This additional rainfall will add to high groundwater levels and will impact slow feeding rivers over the days ahead. “The recent flooding has ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Flood-hit Britain now battered by storms, high winds

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 01:14pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... 160 kilometres per hour tore at parts of England and Wales, and the River Thames was predicted to rise to its highest level in more than 60 years in places, threatening towns and villages ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Wartime spirit helps defiant communities battle floods in Britain

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 10:40pm by AFP

    ... and January to £630 million, including a £500 million bill for the insurance industry. But as the rain continued to fall in parts of the southwest, and swelling rivers reached the outskirts of London, ... Francis checked river level measurements on his mobile phone. The floodwaters were likely to worsen yesterday. "It's pretty desperate," he said. "A lot of people are trying ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Heavy rain and floods stir up political storm

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 09:18pm by AGENCIES

    ... England were braced for flooding yesterday after the River Thames burst its banks, as a political row over the handling of devastating winter storms erupted into the open. The Environment Agency ... of the hardest-hit counties, blame the devastating floods on the failure of the Environment Agency to dredge local rivers. Communities Minister Eric Pickles, standing in for Environment Secretary Owen ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    UKIP leader Nigel Farage calls for foreign aid to be used to help British flood victims

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:47am by AFP

    ... and no one does anything and no one cares." Meanwhile, the minister leading the response to the floods, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles, admitted the government should have dredged rivers ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

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

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

    ... Even so, there were reports of jostling as tempers frayed. Thousands of workers took to the roads on bikes, while boat services along the River Thames ran extra services and the more athletic ...

  10. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Berkeley wins approval for London Dock homes project in Wapping

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 05:33am by BLOOM

    ... London businesses into offices next to the Shard skyscraper on the south bank of the River Thames this year. ...




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