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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Vietnam-born Muslim convert goes to top British court over UK decision to strip him of citizenship

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 10:51pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Muslim convert contests stripping of nationality A Vietnamese-born Muslim convert who claims he was made stateless after being stripped of his British ... argued on Tuesday that the decision by Britain's interior minister to remove his citizenship was a breach of international law because it would leave him without a nationality. British ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Queen Elizabeth leads Britain in silent tribute to war dead

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 09:27pm by AFP

    ... this year on the centenary of the start of World War I. The 88-year-old monarch, senior royals and politicians including Prime Minister David Cameron laid wreaths at the Cenotaph national war ... as this year is the centenary of the start of World War I, as well as the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings and the end of Britain’s combat role in Afghanistan. “Today we stand united to remember ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scots would now opt for independence, British poll finds

    Posted Nov 02nd 2014, 07:02am by Reuters

    ... just six weeks after Scotland voted against leaving the United Kingdom. The YouGov poll for The Times newspaper put support for independence at 52 per cent against 48 per cent who wanted ... Cameron as prime minister in national elections set for next May. Among Scots overall, only 22 per cent surveyed by YouGov thought Labour represented Scotland's views and interests well, ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    British schoolboy’s ‘grotesque’ lack of remorse for stabbing teacher to death

    Posted Nov 04th 2014, 08:57pm by Reuters

    ... around Britain, where violent school incidents are rare. "This tragic case has shocked the nation," said Peter Mann, head of the complex casework unit at the regional prosecution ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Labour’s Ed Miliband plays down polls predicting wipeout in Scotland

    Posted Oct 31st 2014, 10:12pm by AFP

    ... survey shows Labour could lose up to 90 per cent of its legislators in the region to the pro-independence Scottish National Party (SNP) when voters go to the polls in May, which would all but end ... Ipsos Mori poll shows that Britain's National Health Service (NHS) has overtaken the economy on a voters' list of important issues. This should be good news for Labour. The NHS ...

  6. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Fears of proposed 'mansion tax' hit prices of luxury property in London

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 05:28am by Bloomberg

    ... in the 12 months through to the end of August. Houses and flats in the British capital climbed by 19.6 per cent on average in the same period, according to the Office for National Statistics. ... valued at more than US$5 million. The owners would pay a 0.5 per cent surcharge at that level, which would gradually raise to 4 per cent for units valued at more than US$25 million. ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Outgoing GCHQ boss rejects mass surveillance claims

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 10:44pm by Reuters

    ... of electronic communications after Snowden, a former US intelligence contractor, leaked documents in June last year disclosing details of its activities and those of its US counterpart the National ... the United States, where he faces charges, and has since been granted temporary asylum in Russia. Intelligence chiefs say the leaks have damaged operations, put lives at risk and allowed terrorists ...

  8. 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

    ... 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 ... watching and assessing the impact of Scotland's referendum on independence from the United Kingdom. There has been no official comment, although the public have shown some curiosity. Media ...

  9. 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

    ... the United Kingdom intact, but the vote put the main political parties under pressure to grant more local autonomy. Opinion polls had shown a surge in support for separation over the past two weeks, 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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