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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    London transport crisis could spark new riots, commissioner warns

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 09:58pm by GDN

    ... Crossrail commuter railway, a rapidly expanding population means an additional six million trips will be made each day by the end of the next decade, swallowing up new capacity on public transport. ... not going to progress and contribute to national economic growth," Hendy said. "The stakes are pretty high. If you're not able to increase transport capacity, and people find ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1598163/london-transport-crisis-could-spark-new-riots-commissioner-warns
  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    British Labour leader Ed Miliband shifts to the left ahead of May poll

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 04:27am by Reuters

    ... health care. Yesterday's speech, the last he will deliver before May's national election, shifted his party further to the left and away from the centre ground, where one of his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599118/british-labour-leader-ed-miliband-shifts-left-ahead-may-poll
  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Former BBC Radio DJ Dave Lee Travis convicted of indecent assault

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:20am by The Guardian

    ... in prison. Outside court, Travis, who became a household name in the 1970s, told journalists: “I’m not speaking to anybody right this moment.” The jury of six men and six women, who took 19 hours ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599343/former-bbc-radio-dj-dave-lee-travis-convicted-indecent-assault
  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Fears over new powers promised for Scotland may not be delivered

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 06:18am by AFP

    ... a disappointment. Violent scenes in Glasgow's main square on Friday night may not been repeated elsewhere but many Scots see their nation as divided and are looking to the next few months ... campaign which left more than four out of ten in a nation of 5.2 million disappointed with the result. Politics has, unusually, been the talk of Scotland's homes, pubs and cafes in recent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1597137/fears-over-new-powers-promised-scotland-may-not-be-delivered
  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scotland votes to stay, but vote will unleash radical change for whole UK

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:32am by ALICE WOODHOUSE, Reuters, AFP

    ... but a final push by leaders of the three main national parties saw a decisive 55 per cent of voters in Scotland opt to remain in the union. Some 2,001,929 people voted to continue the 307-year union ... the Scottish National Party (SNP) leader told cheering supporters in Edinburgh. Hours later, Salmond said he would be stepping down from his post and the SNP leadership at its conference in November. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596412/scotland-votes-stay-vote-will-unleash-radical-change-whole-uk
  6. News - China - BRITAIN

    Beijing wary of Scottish vote's impact on Taiwan, Tibet, even Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 03:55am by Andrea Chen and Teddy Ng

    ... of international relations at National Chengchi University in Taiwan, said the implications for Hong Kong and Taiwan were a serious concern. "The mainland obviously does not want to see how ... decision two years ago to approve the referendum was "too imprudent and he will become a 'sinner' of the United Kingdom if Scotland gains independence". "If national ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1595615/beijing-wary-scottish-votes-impact-taiwan-tibet-even-hong-kong
  7. Business - Economy - BRITAIN

    Drop in jobless rate points to rebound in Britain

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:57am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in London Drop in jobless rate points to UK revival British unemployment fell to the lowest in six years, indicating continued strength in the labour market that Bank of England ... in the past year and unemployment at a six-year low, we see earnings heading up from here." The labour data showed that in Scotland, unemployment in the three months to July was 6 per cent, lower ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1595010/drop-jobless-rate-points-rebound-britain
  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Fate of Britain in Scots' hands as polls open in independence referendum

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:32am by AP, Reuters, AFP

    ... Agencies in Edinburgh and Glasgow Referendum on whether Scotland goes free or UK lives on too close to call Fate of nations in Scots voters' hands Scots held Britain's fate ... a fairer society," the Scottish National Party leader said. British Prime Minister David Cameron has pleaded with Scots to vote in favour of keeping "our home" and has warned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1595622/fate-britain-scots-hands-polls-open-independence-referendum
  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Tired Alex Salmond steps down after the fight of his life

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:32am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Edinburgh Alex Salmond is winner whatever happens next Scotland's first minister, Alex Salmond, yesterday said he would step down from his post and as leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) after the country voted against independence in a historic referendum. "I believe that in this new exciting situation, redolent with possibility, the party, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596395/tired-alex-salmond-steps-down-after-fight-his-life
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    England hints at more autonomy for Scotland as poll puts pro-independence camp ahead

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:30am by Reuters

    ... camp's 49 per cent, excluding undecided voters. Six per cent said they had not made up their minds. Although the two-point lead is within the margin of error, the findings dramatically up the stakes ahead of the vote, giving momentum to Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond and his separatist Scottish National Party (SNP). "Scotland faces a very big choice," Osborne told BBC ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1587287/england-hints-more-autonomy-scotland-poll-puts-pro-independence-camp

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