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  1. Business - Economy - BRITAIN

    Policymaking committee shake-up may help Carney beat rates pressure

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 05:34am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Host of new faces on rate-setting panel fit well with Bank of England governor's broader focus on the influence of finance on the economy Committee shake-up may aid ... growing pressure to raise interest rates. Adding to a host of new faces already at the bank, three of the nine seats on its interest rate-setting committee are due to change hands by August, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1525518/policymaking-committee-shake-may-help-carney-beat-rates-pressure
  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Files on UK role in CIA abductions accidentally 'soaked in water'

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:11am by GDN

    ... not been correct. The "water damage" claim was given in response to a parliamentary question by the Conservative MP and chair of the Treasury select committee Andrew Tyrie, who has been ... to be handed to the director of public prosecutions. The White House and the CIA are working on final redactions to a 481-page executive summary of a classified report by the US Senate committee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1550726/files-uk-role-cia-abductions-accidentally-soaked-water
  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    British Home Office to review probe of high-level child abuse allegations

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 04:31am by Bloomberg

    ... Affairs Committee, that an independent investigator had determined that 114 potentially relevant files on the matter were "presumed destroyed, missing or not found". Sedwill also wrote ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1548357/british-home-office-review-probe-high-level-child-abuse-allegations
  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    UN agency warns Britain over African children kidnapped for voodoo rituals

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

    ... Sandberg, head of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. "They are used in so-called voodoo rituals, and are also raped and sexually abused. The number of convictions ... of exploitation, including for religious rituals". The committee also sounded the alarm about British paedophiles who prey on children abroad. "There are continued reports that United Kingdom ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1537095/un-agency-warns-britain-over-african-children-kidnapped-voodoo-rituals
  5. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Home prices in London run out of steam as common sense takes hold

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 03:29am by Bloomberg

    ... "This will come as a relief to the governor of the Bank of England and the [Financial Policy Committee." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1534827/home-prices-london-run-out-steam-common-sense-takes-hold
  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Labour pounces on 'thin' legislative programme in Queen's speech

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 04:43am by Reuters

    ... was thin. "He (Cameron) would completely reject the opposition's line," the spokesman said. At one point during the speech, a page boy standing less than 8ft from the Queen fainted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1525608/labour-pounces-thin-legislative-programme-queens-speech
  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    I’m a touch-feely person, Rolf Harris tells court at his sex assault trial

    Posted May 28th 2014, 08:29pm by AFP

    ... said the teenager had been "flirtatious and coquettish" with him and seemed to give him an "invitation". Taking the witness stand at Southwark Crown Court, Harris, 84, sang ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1520551/im-touch-feely-person-rolf-harris-tells-court-his-sex-assault-trial
  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Poll test for British PM David Cameron after Patrick Mercer resigns

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 08:50pm by Reuters

    ... year's national election. UKIP leader Nigel Farage- who has enjoyed a huge rise in media coverage ahead of the EU elections- had said he was "seriously considering" standing ... last year that Mercer, a member of parliament since 2001, offered to use his influence for personal gain. Local media reported on Tuesday that the committee would recommend suspending him from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1500874/poll-test-british-pm-david-cameron-after-patrick-mercer-resigns
  9. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Bank of England opts for cautious approach on housing market

    Posted May 07th 2014, 05:01am by Reuters

    ... of the central bank's Financial Policy Committee, which was set up to prevent a repeat of the kind of recklessness in the banking sector that helped push Britain into a damaging recession. A year ago, the committee gained sweeping but largely untried powers to curb excesses in the financial sector. One option the central bank has ruled out for now is a rise in interest rates, as it does ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1505919/bank-england-opts-cautious-approach-housing-market
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Live streaming of child sexual abuse online a growing trend, Britain's crime agency says

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 09:06pm by GDN

    ... highs", and denied its response to the problem was "sluggish". The official Home Office response to a critical report from the House of Commons home affairs select committee said it did ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1502695/live-streaming-child-sexual-abuse-online-growing-trend-britains-crime

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