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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Public workers strike across Britain as Cameron pledges union crackdown

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

    ... through the streets of many of Britain's main cities in one of the biggest coordinated labour stoppages for three years. Denouncing what they called "poverty pay", they demanded ... and social workers were joining the strike, it added. Hot spots, it said, included the North East, Wales and East Midlands where most council offices had closed, while more than 60 picket lines have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1551549/public-workers-strike-across-britain-cameron-pledges-union-crackdown
  2. 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

    ... 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
  3. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London's Soho is gentrified as seediness is swept away

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:30am by Bloomberg

    ... century, it stretches from Oxford Street to Shaftesbury Avenue. By the 1800s, it was known for its poverty after the affluent moved to neighbourhoods like Mayfair. In the 1960s, it became part ... to broker CBRE. Office-building values have almost tripled in the last five years and rents have doubled. The Crossrail train line that will link Heathrow Airport to the Canary Wharf financial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1539692/londons-soho-gentrified-seediness-swept-away
  4. 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
  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain’s Ukip rides anti-EU wave to open up lead in European elections

    Posted May 26th 2014, 01:03pm by >Agence France-Presse

    ... Union to become “more flexible and competitive” and “less centralised and remote” – in line with Cameron’s pledge to push for reform of the 28-country bloc. Farage ruled out any alliance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1519624/britains-ukip-rides-anti-eu-wave-open-lead-european-elections
  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Anti-European Union party makes gains in UK local elections after early results

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 04:17pm by Reuters in London

    ... the governing coalition, said on BBC TV. The European elections, the results of which will only be announced on Sunday evening, in line with the rest of the EU, will determine the political persuasion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1518688/anti-european-union-party-makes-gains-uk-local-elections-after-early
  7. 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

    ... to see abuse via webcams, with 139 Britons among 733 suspects. "Extreme poverty, the increasing availability of high-speed internet and the existence of a vast and comparatively wealthy ...

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

    Peaches Geldof mourned at church where she married

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 01:17am by Reuters

    ... in my life PEACHES GELDOF A hearse carrying Geldof's coffin drew into the Davington Priory estate just before 1pm. A growing crowd of well-wishers lined the street leading up to the church ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1494026/peaches-geldof-mourned-church-where-she-married
  9. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Britain must build one million homes to meet shortfall, says new report

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:39am by Reuters

    ... of the capital on a high-speed rail line. Yet that number of homes is a mere drop in the ocean, says a housing report last month by a former Bank of England policymaker: it suggests Britain needs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1483020/britain-must-build-one-million-homes-meet-shortfall-says-new
  10. Lifestyle - Books - BRITAIN

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

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

    ... impressive on the monarchy. She blandly says it's venerated because it promises and delivers continuity. But at a time when British "poverty-porn" TV shows such as Benefits Street ...

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

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