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  1. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Mainland buyers of British property unfazed by new taxes

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

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Mainlanders, who spent about £3.5b on British property last year, are unfazed by new tax laws New taxes won't dampen Chinese interest in UK Property-related taxes imposed and proposed by the British government will not deter mainland Chinese intent on buying property in Britain, lawyers and industry insiders say. "The new tax laws ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

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

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

    ... of dignity and celebrate the long bilateral relations." The extremely rare Victoria Cross, given for valour in the face of the enemy, takes precedence over all other military honours. Besides ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    London’s skyline to be transformed by building of up to 250 skyscrapers

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 09:18pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London High land prices and need to house a million more people force British capital to think vertically, prompting call for better planning 250 skyscrapers to transform look of London London's relatively clear skyline, once dominated by St Paul's Cathedral and, later, by Canary Wharf, the Gherkin and the Shard, is likely to get an awful lot more ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Aide to British Prime Minister David Cameron held in child porn case

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 09:41pm by AFP

    ... aware of a potential offence relating to child abuse imagery," a Downing Street spokesman said. "It was immediately referred to the National Crime Agency. "Patrick Rock ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Second British inquiry ordered into Stephen Lawrence police after 'profoundly shocking' revelations

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 01:24am by AFP

    ... racism", a finding viewed as a watershed moment in British race relations. But a fresh review has now revealed further concerns about the police's actions, including their use of undercover ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Ex-Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg arrested in Britain over Syria terror offences

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 08:56pm by AFP

    ... detainee Moazzam Begg was among four people arrested in Britain yesterday on suspicion of terror offences relating to Syria, police said. Begg, 45, who is now a human rights activist, was detained ... people arrested at their homes in Britain's second city of Birmingham, central England, "on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences". This is an arrest, not a charge, ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    British study says global warming will not be the end of killer winters

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 10:05pm by Reuters

    ... in cold-related mortality and morbidity in some areas due to fewer cold extremes, shifts in food production and reduced capacity of disease-carrying vectors." However a report in the journal Nature ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Series of parcel bombs sent to British military offices blamed on Irish militants

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 10:23am by AP and AFP

    ... identified as containing small, crude, but potentially viable devices bearing the hallmarks of Northern Ireland-related terrorism,” a Downing Street spokeswoman said afterwards. “These have now been ... figures in Northern Ireland. Seven suspect packages have been identified as containing small, crude, but potentially viable devices bearing the hallmarks of Northern Ireland-related terrorism ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Open 600,000 secret British files, scholars demand

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 12:08am by Reuters

    ... related to slavery. Simply entitled "Slave trade reports", the boxes contain 18 files from the period 1662 to 1873. Three years ago, Anderson was an expert witness in a court case ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain to probe role of SAS adviser in Golden Temple raid

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 01:57am by AP

    ... and a breakdown in communal relations across India. Later that year, prime minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated by two Sikh bodyguards, and the country was swept by a wave of anti-Sikh rioting. ...




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