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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    UK's 'outdated' view of China costs tourism £4 million a day, says London casino boss

    Posted Jul 11th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... recent reports, Mr Thomas said the rigid system was costing tourism "four to five million pounds a day" in lost income. "It's a competitive world and we need to compete. ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    St George’s Day a bore, but 450th birthday of Shakespeare a draw for Stratford-upon-Avon

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:30pm by GDN

    ... patron saint, but for the glover's son born in Stratford-upon-Avon 450 years ago on about that date- the founder of the town's tourism fortunes, William Shakespeare. While English ...

  3. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Britain's easing of visa rules for mainland Chinese will help retailers

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 04:49am by Peggy Sito

    ... one Schengen visa. As a result, France receives more Chinese tourists each year than Britain does. The French Ministry for Tourism estimated 1.4 million Chinese tourists visited France last ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain announces plan to charge migrants for NHS access

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Controversial proposals tied to wider government clampdown on immigration Plans to charge migrants for NHS access revealed Britain announced plans yesterday to charge migrants hundreds of pounds a year to access its state-run National Health Service (NHS), in a bid to clamp down on so-called health tourism. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt also proposed ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain warns of legal action as warships head for Gibraltar

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 06:09pm by AFP

    ... of 30,000 and relies on tourism, the gambling industry and offshore banking, has been a source of tension since Spain ceded it to Britain in the Treaty of Utrecht 300 years ago. Spain's tougher ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    London Mayor Boris Johnson welcomes litigious Russian oligarchs

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg in London

    ... of the government's policy of discouraging "libel tourism". "If one oligarch feels defamed by another oligarch, it is London's lawyers who apply the necessary balm to the ego," ... tourism on a point of principle," Prime Minister David Cameron's spokeswoman, Vickie Sheriff, said. Johnson argued that such cases, with the associated legal fees, are welcome. He said ...



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