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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Four men appear in court to face London terror plot charges

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 04:53am by Reuters

    ... pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group and obtained a handgun and ammunition, police claimed. The four, all dressed in grey sweatshirts, were brought to court under heavy security ... to the group IS", listed as a banned organisation. Others are deciding to act on a fatwa, or religious edict, by Islamic State spokesman Abu Mohamed al-Adnani and having "extremist jihadi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1618670/four-men-appear-court-face-london-terror-plot-charges
  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Shomrim, a group of crime-fighting Jews, helps bridge the religious divide

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:21am by AFP

    ... has seen their profile go global. The work of the 25-strong "Shomrim" even caught the eye of US Secretary of State John Kerry, who praised the neighbourhood patrol group's ... area, why don't we utilise them'?" They continue to protect mosques as Muslim communities are back in the spotlight following the rise of Islamic State. "They are very much ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1615251/shomrim-group-crime-fighting-jews-help-bridge-religious-divide
  3. 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

    ... 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 ... a "strong, prosperous and united United Kingdom". Observers said the issue was tricky for Beijing because it could encourage discussion of whether the "people's choice" should ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1595615/beijing-wary-scottish-votes-impact-taiwan-tibet-even-hong-kong
  4. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London home prices lose their fizz as construction booms in city

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 07:16am by Bloomberg

    ... a partner at Knight Frank. "Supply is increasing, so there will be more choice and I do believe that the inferior units will suffer." Many of the developers are targeting overseas buyers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1611459/london-home-prices-lose-their-fizz-construction-booms-city
  5. 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, ... in the UK to "come together" after what had been a divisive campaign. "Knowing the people of Scotland as I do, I have no doubt that Scots, like others throughout the United Kingdom, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596412/scotland-votes-stay-vote-will-unleash-radical-change-whole-uk
  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    British PM David Cameron pledges tax cuts for 30 million

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 03:42am by AFP, Reuters

    ... to remain in the UK and the threat posed by Islamic State. The 47-year-old leader told activists he wanted and needed to be re-elected with an overall majority so he could govern alone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1607284/british-pm-david-cameron-pledges-tax-cuts-30-million
  7. 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

    ... in their hands yesterday as they voted in a referendum on becoming an independent state. Some 97 per cent of eligible voters- nearly 4.3 million people- had registered to vote, underscoring the passions ... the break-up would be a "painful divorce" full of economic risks. US President Barack Obama said he hoped Britain would remain "strong, robust, united". Associated Press, Reuters, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1595622/fate-britain-scots-hands-polls-open-independence-referendum
  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Defection and sex scandal hit UK Conservatives ahead of annual meeting

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:23am by AFP

    ... a defection and a sex scandal. Cameron admitted it had "not been an ideal start" to the gathering in Birmingham, after one lawmaker left the day before to join the eurosceptic United Kingdom ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1603573/defection-and-sex-scandal-hit-uk-conservatives-ahead-annual-meeting
  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Fears over new powers promised for Scotland may not be delivered

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 06:18am by AFP

    ... are men who have been promise makers and they will not be promise breakers," he said. This uncertainty comes as Scotland tries to unite after a passionate and sometimes fractious referendum ... Scotland's independence vote, survey finds Scots were driven to reject independence more out of fears over the economic risks of going alone than a strong attachment to the United Kingdom, a survey ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1597137/fears-over-new-powers-promised-scotland-may-not-be-delivered
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain's Conservatives vow to crack down on tax-avoiding tech firms

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:27am by AFP

    ... a year in tax revenues. Osborne also said there would be no increases in state benefits for the working-age population for two years as part of a squeeze on welfare benefits. He said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1604012/britains-conservatives-vow-crack-down-tax-avoiding-tech-firms

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