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How a musical about Morecambe Bay’s tragic Chinese cockle-pickers has split the British seaside town
Anger as Hong Kong group snaps up Britain's biggest stately home after charitable trust had agreed to buy it

House sales rarely go smoothly, but the purchase of Britain's biggest stately home by a Hong Kong investment group has caused astonishment and outrage.

16 Nov 2015 - 2:25PM

House sales rarely go smoothly, but the purchase of Britain's biggest stately home by a Hong Kong investment group has caused astonishment and outrage.

Anger as Hong Kong group snaps up Britain's biggest stately home after charitable trust had agreed to buy it
'The reddest red carpet' will be unfurled to ensure successful President Xi Jinping state visit to Britain

When President Xi Jinping arrives in Britain tomorrow it will mark "a game-changing moment" in the relationship between the two nations.

19 Oct 2015 - 6:52PM

When President Xi Jinping arrives in Britain tomorrow it will mark "a game-changing moment" in the relationship between the two nations.

'The reddest red carpet' will be unfurled to ensure successful President Xi Jinping state visit to Britain
Mhairi Black, 20-year-old from Scotland, seeks to fight for social justice as the UK's youngest MP in more than 300 years
Rogue trader Nick Leeson: There will be more financial scandals while people go unpunished

But, unlike the UK and USA, Leeson believes both Hong Kong and Singapore are better placed than other markets to avoid such wrongdoing.

27 Feb 2015 - 2:52PM

But, unlike the UK and USA, Leeson believes both Hong Kong and Singapore are better placed than other markets to avoid such wrongdoing.

Rogue trader Nick Leeson: There will be more financial scandals while people go unpunished
New direct Hong Kong-Manchester flights spur search for Putonghua speakers in English city

New direct flights between Hong Kong and Britain have landed business leaders there with a problem - how to get their hands on enough Putonghua speakers in Manchester.

14 Dec 2014 - 5:01AM

New direct flights between Hong Kong and Britain have landed business leaders there with a problem - how to get their hands on enough Putonghua speakers in Manchester.

New direct Hong Kong-Manchester flights spur search for Putonghua speakers in English city
Soccer graft buster calls for political will in China to combat match-fixing

China needs to show "political strength and leadership" to help the world rid soccer of the match-fixing scandals that threaten the game's future, according to Fifa's former security adviser.

19 Jan 2014 - 5:42AM

China needs to show "political strength and leadership" to help the world rid soccer of the match-fixing scandals that threaten the game's future, according to Fifa's former security adviser.

Soccer graft buster calls for political will in China to combat match-fixing
China at epicentre of global soccer match-fixing, say experts

Soccer is in a fix and China's illegal-betting industry is fuelling the problem, according to fraud experts. Match-fixing is seen as the biggest problem facing the sport with recent scandals hitting Italian, Turkish and English domestic soccer as well as the national teams of Guatemala, Nicaragua and South Africa.

19 Jan 2014 - 5:42AM

Soccer is in a fix and China's illegal-betting industry is fuelling the problem, according to fraud experts. Match-fixing is seen as the biggest problem facing the sport with recent scandals hitting Italian, Turkish and English domestic soccer as well as the national teams of Guatemala, Nicaragua and South Africa.

China at epicentre of global soccer match-fixing, say experts
Links set to get stronger beyond '97
Radical cleric faces moment of truth
The hunt for Britain's most wanted man

When the police chief of Tangier came face-to-face with a suspected illegal immigrant, little did he know he had in his custody Britain's most wanted man. Back in April 2011, Abdallah Bellahfid quizzed the balding businessman, who called himself Li Ming and claimed to be from Taiwan, for several hours.

5 Mar 2013 - 3:02AM

When the police chief of Tangier came face-to-face with a suspected illegal immigrant, little did he know he had in his custody Britain's most wanted man. Back in April 2011, Abdallah Bellahfid quizzed the balding businessman, who called himself Li Ming and claimed to be from Taiwan, for several hours.

The hunt for Britain's most wanted man
Quiet diplomacy in extradition of murder suspect Du Anxiang

The international hunt for suspected killer Du Anxiang has already cost more than £1 million (HK$11.6 million), but it has taken more than money to bring him back to Britain to face justice.

29 Nov 2013 - 10:09AM

The international hunt for suspected killer Du Anxiang has already cost more than £1 million (HK$11.6 million), but it has taken more than money to bring him back to Britain to face justice.

Quiet diplomacy in extradition of murder suspect Du Anxiang