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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Files on UK role in CIA abductions accidentally 'soaked in water'

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:11am by GDN

    ... The British government's problems with missing files have deepened dramatically after the Foreign Office claimed documents on the country's role in the CIA's global abduction operation ... after September 11, 2001 in and out of Diego Garcia, the British territory in the Indian Ocean, were "incomplete due to water damage". The claim comes amid media reports in the United ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1550726/files-uk-role-cia-abductions-accidentally-soaked-water
  2. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Lenders reject builders as land values rise sharply in London

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:02am by Bloomberg

    ... Finance, which specialises in providing high loan-value credit for housing construction. "There's a shortage of land with planning consent to build on and that is obviously feeding ... traditionally the most volatile housing market, where prices for land not previously developed rose 8.1 per cent in the first quarter, the most in the country. "The most difficult thing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1549717/lenders-reject-builders-land-values-rise-sharply-london
  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scots to vote in 2014 referendum on whether to leave United Kingdom

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... on independence Britain's prime minister and Scotland's first minister signed an agreement yesterday to hold a referendum on Scottish independence that could lead to the United Kingdom breaking ... Scots a straight yes-no question on leaving the United Kingdom. "Scotland's two governments have come together to deliver a referendum that will be legal, fair and decisive," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1061976/scots-vote-2014-referendum-whether-leave-united-kingdom
  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Clinton backs Scotland to stay in UK as part of European Union

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 11:01am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Former US secretary of state says it would be a loss for both sides if Scotland votes to separate from the United Kingdom while Britain should remain in the European Union Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton on Thursday called upon Scotland to stay in the United Kingdom, echoing the comments made last week by her former boss Barack Obama. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1531451/clinton-backs-scotland-stay-uk-part-european-union
  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Public workers strike across Britain as Cameron pledges union crackdown

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:20am by Reuters

    ... planned to limit unions' striking powers. "How can it possibly be right for our children's education to be disrupted by trade unions acting in this way," he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1551549/public-workers-strike-across-britain-cameron-pledges-union-crackdown
  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britons who travelled Syria plead guilty to preparing terrorist acts

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:17am by AP

    ... Associated Press in London Britons in Syria trip admit terror charge Two British men who joined anti-government militants in Syria pleaded guilty yesterday to preparing acts of terrorism. Friends Mohammed Nahin Ahmed and Yusuf Zubair Sarwar, both 22, spent eight months in the war-torn country last year after contacting jihadi militants over the internet. They were arrested ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1550027/britons-who-travelled-syria-plead-guilty-preparing-terrorist-acts
  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    UN agency warns Britain over African children kidnapped for voodoo rituals

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

    ... of exploitation, including for religious rituals". The committee also sounded the alarm about British paedophiles who prey on children abroad. "There are continued reports that United Kingdom ... Sandberg, head of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. "They are used in so-called voodoo rituals, and are also raped and sexually abused. The number of convictions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1537095/un-agency-warns-britain-over-african-children-kidnapped-voodoo-rituals
  8. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London's Soho is gentrified as seediness is swept away

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:30am by Bloomberg

    ... Collective of Prostitutes, which campaigns for the abolition of prostitution laws. At the group's Kentish Town office, she declined to give her surname or say if she is a sex worker, citing ... available, a filing at the company-registration office showed. It plans to spend £10 million to turn the bar, adult-movie cinema and flats previously used for trysts at Walker's Court ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1539692/londons-soho-gentrified-seediness-swept-away
  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris jailed for five years over sexual assaults

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 09:11pm by Reuters

    ... the revelations that the late BBC TV host Jimmy Savile was a prolific child sex abuser. The country’s most well known publicist Max Clifford was also found guilty in May of indecently assaulting teenage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1546766/veteran-entertainer-rolf-harris-jailed-five-years-over-sexual-assaults
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Lego figures gone from London's campaign against Scottish independence

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:45am by Reuters

    ... The government produced a list of 12 things Scots could buy with the extra £1,400 (HK$18,240) a year it said they would have if they voted to stay part of the United Kingdom in a September 18 referendum, ... for Scotland to end its 307-year union with the United Kingdom, although support for independence has risen. A poll published in the Financial Times yesterday found 47 per cent of about 500 respondents ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1527793/lego-figures-gone-londons-campaign-against-scottish-independence

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