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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Overnight Scottish referendum vote count an exercise in complex logistics

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 09:59pm by Bloomberg

    ... and rural locations. Scotland has 93 inhabited islands, including the Shetlands and Orkneys, as well as the Hebrides. Votes from Barra, in the south of the Western Isles, will be taken by boat north ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Tories pick London Mayor Boris Johnson to run for British parliament

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:38pm by AFP

    ... of the Tories in the safe seat of Uxbridge and South Ruislip. Johnson won on the first count after a behind-closed-doors pitch during which it is believed he addressed concerns over his plans to see out ... in the campaign to retain the seat of Uxbridge and South Ruislip for the Conservatives and to get across the message of what the Conservatives have achieved not just in London but across the country ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scottish independence vote sparks larger debate on Britain’s future

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:16pm by AFP

    ... In Northern Ireland, the debate has also given impetus to demands for the power to set corporate taxes to compete with the 12.5 per cent rate in the South- far below the main 21 per cent rate set ... undermine them and fuel nationalist demands for unification with the South, and plan to march through Edinburgh ahead of the referendum in opposition to independence. But for Alan Trench, ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    British parents of brain tumour boy taken from hospital arrested in Spain

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:44am by AFP

    ... area on the south coast and use of a house there. Jehovah's Witnesses are known for refusing blood transfusions on religious grounds, but are otherwise open to other medical procedures. ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    BBC and police under attack over raid on Cliff Richard's Berkshire home

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:16pm by GDN

    ... questioned the legality of the warrant used and talk-show host Michael Parkinson said the BBC's actions "would have done the red tops [tabloid newspapers] credit". On Saturday, South ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    British singer Cliff Richard denies allegations of sexual abuse

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 01:16am by AFP

    ... said a spokesman for South Yorkshire Police. "No one has been arrested and the owner of the property was not present." Richard has sold more than 250 million records over his career ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Ankle-tags pilot scheme will monitor binge drinkers in London

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 08:55pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London UK to use ankle tags on binge drinkers Binge drinkers in Britain who commit minor crimes will be prevented from drinking for set periods using ankle tags that measure whether they are consuming alcohol, under a trial scheme in London. The year-long test, covering four parts of south London, will be the first in which British offenders are compulsorily ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    UN agency warns Britain over African children kidnapped for voodoo rituals

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

    ... citizens, including some convicted sex offenders, set up charities or travel abroad, where they sexually abuse children," Sandberg said. She said Southeast Asia- notably Cambodia and Thailand- ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Severe flooding cuts off rail links to south west England

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 08:33pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Severe flooding and landslips have completely cut off rail routes to large parts of south west of England as storms continue to batter southern Britain. Some areas of Somerset in south west England have been underwater for over a month in the wettest January on record, and the government has come under pressure for not putting enough resources into preventing ...

  10. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Asian investors eye HSBC’s headquarters in London

    Posted May 20th 2014, 02:54pm by Peggy Sito

    ... said David Green Morgan, head of research for JLL's international capital group, which is holding presentations in Hong Kong. The South Korean pension fund, National Pension Service ... Morgan said. Asian investment in Germany's real estate market has grown by 916 per cent since 2011, to US$1.27 billion at the end of last year, including major outlays by Chinese and South ...




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