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  1. 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

    ... reports have been mostly factual, with some saying the vote could boost pro-independence movements that might cause Europe to disintegrate. Stephen Notman, a Scot who works in the whisky trade in China and who returned home to vote, said some of his Chinese friends were comparing Scotland to developments in Taiwan, Xinjiang and Tibet. They also wondered whether Chinese people would need ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Red faces after Banksy mural destroyed over 'racist' claim

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 03:51am by AP

    ... controversially stripped from walls and sold for high prices. The latest mural, which featured pigeons carrying anti- immigration banners, appeared at Clacton-on-Sea, the site of a special election next ... Thursday's by-election. Brown said he didn't know about the mural until a reporter asked about its location after seeing the image on the artist's website. He defended the council, saying ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Child sex abuse conspiracy claims rattle Britain’s political elite

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 01:33am

    ... chief executive Peter Wanless. Details are scarce on the alleged Westminster sex ring although The Daily Telegraph reported that police had interviewed a man who was abused as an eight-year-old ... was the normal and correct practice”. Brittan also confirmed he had himself been interviewed by police over a separate “serious allegation” that media reports said concerned a claim of rape, which he ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    UN’s Rashido Manjoo slams Britain's ‘boys’ club sexist culture’

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 09:54pm by AFP

    ... that was more pervasive than in other countries. Rashido Manjoo, the UN special rapporteur on violence against women, also confirmed that she was blocked from entering a large immigration detention centre for women during her 16-day fact-finding visit to Britain. In an initial report on violence against women, the South African human rights expert said legal and policy responses focused ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Open 600,000 secret British files, scholars demand

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

    ... war. The foreign ministry only publicly admitted the existence of the so-called "special collection" of 600,000 dossiers in 2011, when an historian came across a 45-year-old memo that referred to it. Among the documents are reports on the slave trade dating back to 1662. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office says it did not have the resources to sort through the files, despite ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    'No credible evidence' Diana was murdered, Scotland Yard probe finds

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 10:29pm by AFP

    ... with their driver, Henri Paul. It is understood that the claim a member of elite British army regiment the Special Air Service (SAS) was involved was made by the former parents-in-law of an ex-soldier, based ... basis upon which to open any criminal investigation," it added. Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley has provided all involved parties with a summary report of the probe. Operation Paget ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Alleged captors in London slave case were 'Maoist activists' in 1970s

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 09:23pm by GDN

    ... three women as "slaves" in a London house for 30 years were prominent Maoist activists in the 1970s, according to media reports yesterday. The couple, named by British newspapers ... locked all doors and windows REPORTED LETTER FROM ‘SLAVE’ The three "slaves"- a 57-year-old Irish woman, a Malaysian aged 69 and the 30-year-old Briton- were freed on October 25 after ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Terror suspect's escape in a burqa prompts British surveillance review

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 04:49pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Embarrassing slip prompts UK government to order surveillance review Terror suspect vanishes in a burqa A Somali-born man who escaped from special police surveillance ... of operational issues will be looked at," she said. Mohamed, a British citizen, was subject to special control measures used in a small number of serious cases where it is not possible to prosecute ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scotland Yard investigating claim SAS was behind Princess Diana's death

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Scotland Yard investigating new information that the British military's elite Special Air Service was linked to Princess Diana's death Claims of S.A.S.link to Diana's 'murder' British police are examining an allegation that Diana, princess of Wales, was reportedly murdered by a British military figure as new information about ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain celebrates as Duchess Kate gives birth to baby boy

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 01:55pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter With the world's media camped outside London hospital, Kate produces royal heir Britain celebrates as Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to baby boy Britain celebrated ... Charles, William’s father and heir to the throne, in a statement. “It is an incredibly special moment for William and Catherine and we are so thrilled for them on the birth of their baby boy.” He ...




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