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  1. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Property developers in Britain accused of segregating communities with 'poor door' entrances for less well-off tenants

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by GDN

    ... affordable units. Now London Mayor Boris Johnson faces calls to do the same after it emerged separate doorways and facilities have become standard in the British capital. Tracey Kellett, a buying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1559996/property-developers-britain-accused-segregating-communities
  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Probe uncovers 'hardline' plot to Islamise Birmingham schools

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London 'Hardline' plot to Islamise city's schools revealed A report commissioned by the British government found evidence of a coordinated effort to Islamise state-run schools in the city of Birmingham by taking control of their governing bodies. The investigation into allegations of a hardline Muslim "plot" at state-run schools said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557648/probe-uncovers-hardline-plot-islamise-birmingham-schools
  3. News - World - BRITAIN

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

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

    ... 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 States that a Senate report due to be published later this year identifies Diego Garcia as where the CIA established a secret prison as part of its extraordinary rendition programme. According ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1550726/files-uk-role-cia-abductions-accidentally-soaked-water
  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    William Hague steps aside as David Cameron reshuffles team ahead of 2015 poll

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 11:12pm by Reuters

    ... was appointed education secretary, while Liz Truss was appointed as secretary of state for environment, food and rural Affairs in the place of Owen Paterson. The opposition Labour party criticised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1554997/william-hague-steps-aside-david-cameron-reshuffles-team-ahead-2015-poll
  5. 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
  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Jimmy Savile sexually abused patients and dead bodies, say investigators

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:15am by AFP

    ... five to 75 as he was given unrestricted access in many state-run National Health Service institutions, they found. In one case at a Leeds hospital, he fondled the breasts of a teenage girl ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1541348/jimmy-savile-sexually-abused-patients-and-dead-bodies-say-investigators
  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    UN agency warns Britain over African children kidnapped for voodoo rituals

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

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

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

    Nuclear subs issue submerged ahead of Scotland’s independence poll

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 09:06pm by BLOOM

    ... an opinion-poll deficit, the arsenal would end up in a new sovereign state that wants to get rid of it. "It's as if they've put a big poster in front of it saying 'there's nothing ... independent state calls Trident "an affront to basic decency" and would oversee the "speediest safe withdrawal" of the weapons from Scotland. It plans to preserve the strategic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1518853/nuclear-subs-issue-submerged-ahead-scotlands-independence-poll
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    First passengers smoothly use new Heathrow airport terminal

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 04:43am by BLOOM

    ... The first flight to use the building, which replaces facilities from the 1950s, was a United Airlines Boeing Co. 767 from Chicago. Flights are initially capped at 10 per cent of capacity to allow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1525609/first-passengers-smoothly-use-new-heathrow-airport-terminal

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