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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Tony Blair's letters to George W. Bush handed to British inquiry into Iraq war

    Posted May 30th 2014, 01:16am by AFP

    ... to an inquiry into the Iraq war, overcoming the main hurdle to publication of the long-awaited report. The probe will receive "gists and quotes" of communications from former prime minister ... Britain's involvement in the war, Chilcot said. Chilcot, himself a former civil servant, said "detailed consideration" of the agreed material had already begun. "Consideration ...

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    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 ...

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    Churchill’s last surviving child, Mary Soames, dies at 91

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 08:39pm by AFP

    ... world war, Winston Churchill, has died at the age of 91. The baroness died peacefully at her home on Saturday surrounded by family members, after a short illness. She was the youngest of Churchill's five children. She married the Conservative politician Baron Christopher Soames and they had three sons and two daughters. Her late husband served as Britain's war secretary ...

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    Grisly tales from trenches revealed as British officers' first world war diaries are published online

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 11:05pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Diariesof first world war officers published online as amateur historians are recruited to tag the key details in 1.5m pages of gruesome testimony Harrowing tales from trenches Britain is recruiting an army of amateur historians to sift through more than 1.5 million pages of diaries written by first world war army officers, published online ...

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    Nuclear subs issue submerged ahead of Scotland’s independence poll

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

    ... base and arms depot, built in the 1960s during the cold war. As Scotland prepares to vote on breaking away from the UK on September 18, locals say the naval hardware is being ignored ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    UK finally pardons computer pioneer, second world war codebreaker Alan Turing

    Posted Dec 24th 2013, 09:10am by Associated Press

    ... and hormone treatment meant to extinguish his sex drive. Now, nearly half a century after the war hero’s suicide, Queen Elizabeth II has finally granted Turing a pardon. “Turing was an exceptional man ... and recognised for his fantastic contribution to the war effort and his legacy to science.” The pardon has been a long time coming. Turing’s contributions to science spanned several disciplines, but he’s ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Gurkhas ‘cheated’ by British government on pay and pensions, lawmakers told

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 09:06pm by AFP

    ... for the same pay, pension and facilities as their British Army comrades. Where is the debt of honour that this country owes to the Gurkhas? CAPTAIN RAMBAHADUR LIMBU The war hero said he had never had ... world wars and about 43,000 were killed or wounded. About 3,100 currently serve in the British army. With the 200th anniversary of 1815 in mind, Limbu told the inquiry he hoped Britain would ...

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    Speech drafted for Britain's queen to prepare nation for nuclear war

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Britain's queen would have asked the nation to battle for survival in the event of nuclear war The speech no one wanted to hear It's the British queen's speech that nobody ever wants to hear. In 1983, senior civil servants drafted a message they envisaged the monarch might have to deliver to the nation on the eve of all-out nuclear war ...

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    Open 600,000 secret British files, scholars demand

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 12:08am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Dossiers could cast new light on Britain's role in slave trade and cold war, academics argue 'Open 400-year-old secret files' Eminent British scholars have ... war. The foreign ministry only publicly admitted the existence of the so-called "special collection" of 600,000 dossiers in 2011, when an historian came across a 45-year-old memo ...

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    Ex-Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg arrested in Britain over Syria terror offences

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 08:56pm by AFP

    ... held at a police station in the Birmingham area. European countries face a growing number of young people going to fight in Syria, where a civil war is raging involving President Bashar ...




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