United Kingdom

Type: Country
Name: United Kingdom
population: 59,889,408
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 29 mins ago - 19 reports

A wish and a prayer?

Although I am a Scot living in Bahrain, I feel strongly about the looming referendum. It is the prerogative of Scottish voters to decide whether to opt for independence on September 18.Campaigners for that option ought, however, to be clear about its ... [Published Gulf Daily News - 29 mins ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 41 mins ago - 14 reports

Britain condemns Israel settlement move

The British government said it deplored an Israeli decision to appropriate a large swathe of land inside the occupied West Bank, saying the move would seriously damage Israel’s international reputation. ... [Published IrishExaminer.com - World - 49 mins ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 49 mins ago - 6 reports

Parents who took ill son abroad fight order to return to Britain

LONDON — The wrenching tale of a British boy with a brain tumor and his parents, who were arrested after fleeing the country with him to seek treatment abroad, entered a new phase Monday as the parents attended an extradition hearing in Madrid and refused ... [Published Santa Fe New Mexican - 1 hour ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 11 reports

More Orwellian powers are not the answer to terrorism

The latest threats to our liberty in the name of fighting Islamist extremism will fail. A new foreign policy is essential, says PAUL DONOVANRecent history teaches that taking away basic liberties will not prevent terrorism.The government seems once again ... [Published Morning Star Online - 1 hour ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 26 reports

British terror suspects may be stripped of passports

Cameron said in a statement to the House of Commons that his government was looking at “specific and discretionary powers” that would effectively prevent those suspected of having terrorism-related motives from returning to Britain.Under the proposals, ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 2 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 13 reports

Australia to get Irish abuse evidence

Evidence from people who suffered grave sexual and physical abuse when they were sent as children to Australia will be handed over to the royal commission into child sex abuse by a Northern Ireland inquiry.Over the next three weeks the Historical Abuse ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 9 reports

Birmingham police investigate four homicides in three days

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – Investigators are looking for suspects in the murders of four people over the weekend.Just after 10 p.m. Sunday, a gun battle erupted outside of Showstoppers Motorcycle Club on Coosa Street. Two men were shot and killed.Earlier ... [Published WIAT TV - 4 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 5 reports

Curran: Labour's 'job guarantee' will help thousands of young Scots

STV2 September 2014 00:01 BST Margaret Curran says Labour's 'job guarantee' will benefit young peopleShadow Scottish secretary Margaret Curran says nearly 14,000 young people would benefit from Labour’s ‘job guarantee’ if Scotland votes No in the ... [Published Stv.tv - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 35 reports

Roundup: Britain's manufacturing PMI shows unexpected slowdown

Britain's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for the manufacturing sector showed an unexpected slowdown in growth in August, yet the figures remain above the life-time average figure for the survey. The August PMI figure fell to 52.5 (above 50 is growth) ... [Published Individual.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 11 reports

Salmond: No campaign is in serial blunder mode

The No campaign is in "serial blunder mode" as momentum continues to build for a Yes vote, according to the First Minister.Alex Salmond said support for independence was "gaining ground every day" on a visit to Dundee, where he met voters outside the ... [Published Herald Scotland - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 36 reports

London airports seek Mayor's backing for expansion project

LONDON, Sep 2 (GCTL) - The two largest airports in London expressed their willingness on Friday, hoping the Mayor of London could support their respective airport expansion plan.John Halland-Kaye, CEO of Heathrow on Friday wrote an open letter to Boris ... [Published GCTL8.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 16 reports

Stoke-on-Trent 'among most affordable areas to buy a house'

STOKE-ON-TRENT is one of the best areas in the country for affordable housing, a new study has found.Research by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) into the cost of property and local wages found that the average price for a house in the city was 3.57 times ... [Published The Sentinel - 12 hours ago]

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"We have had people walk up to us while we're putting up the ribbons asking us what it's about handing us donations, which that's not what this is about, it's not about a fundraiser, it's about information and awareness" said Melody Danaher, Awareness Campaign Volunteer
Mr Dee, a father of two young girls, recently moved his Do Something office from Newtown to Katoomba after becoming tired of the long commute. "I was travelling so much I wasn't properly here. I feel more like a local now."
Avaaz says, "The UN knows this, and is bringing every world leader to New York for an emergency summit. But these leaders are wrapped up in their political jobs - it's not that they wouldn't want to save the world (what kind of idiot wouldn't?), it's just that we human beings are strange creatures - saving ourselves by shifting our economies to 100% clean energy is a big change, and we don't make big changes unless we feel a big push to do it."
Ukraine's Defence Minister, Valeriy Heletey, was more emphatic. "A great war has arrived at our doorstep, the likes of which Europe has not seen since World War II" he said in a Facebook post...

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Zarif, Ashton discuss threats of extremism, N. ... [Published IRIB World Service - 25 mins ago]
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Hands-on study lands 600th student an apprentice [Published NEWS.com.au - 25 mins ago]
Birmingham councillors told to take £100k pay cut [Published Birmingham Post - 26 mins ago]
Boosting the wardrobe but not breaking the bank [Published Blue Mountains Gazette - 26 mins ago]
What Jennifer Lawrence can teach you about secu... [Published Singapore Hardware Zone - 26 mins ago]
Awakening the Climate Dragon [Published Daily Kos - 27 mins ago]
'I can take Kiev in two weeks', Vladimir Putin ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - 28 mins ago]
The Slo-Mo Depression [Published Daily Reckoning Australia - 28 mins ago]
A wish and a prayer? [Published Gulf Daily News - 29 mins ago]
Zanu PF faction wants Mugabe out, Gumbo [Published New Zimbabwe.com - 30 mins ago]
Former Northern Ireland police officer reveals ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - 31 mins ago]
Belfast bomb hoax causes road chaos on first da... [Published Belfast Telegraph - 31 mins ago]
Win 1 of 5 Creative Food Kits and month’s suppl... [Published Made For Mums - 31 mins ago]
NATO to create new 'spearhead' force in light o... [Published Arirang - 31 mins ago]
'Yes vote' will boost LGBT rights, say campaigners [Published Herald Scotland - 31 mins ago]
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Galloway Criticizes Westminster’s Silence + ‘I ... [Published St George West - 1 hour ago]
British Member of Parliament and Press TV host George Galloway has criticized Westminster’s silence in relation to the recent violent attack on him. Zionist Shill Orwellian UK Regulator BANNED Press TV: The attack, which happened on Friday, ...
Google plans an accelerator in Seoul — while Sa... [Published Venturebeat - 1 hour ago]
Above: Skyline of downtown Seoul, South Korea from Bongeunsa temple. Image Credit: Sean Pavone/Shutterstock Google, on an international mission to rapidly connect with the global startup community, has recently  announced  that it will open a startup ...
Cameron proposes anti-terror laws to counter ho... [Published Russia Today - YouTube - 2 hours ago]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjnSLE9Heo4&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Cameron proposes anti-terror laws to counter homegrown jihadists Britain's Prime Minister is sharing his ...
Matthew Fisher: Time for Harper to walk the tal... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - 2 hours ago]
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has a chance to prove that he is not “all hat and no cattle” at the NATO leaders’ summit in Wales this week. No other leader in the 28-country, trans-Atlantic alliance has condemned Vladimir Putin’s military adventure in ...
50 years ago this month: the first time Pete To... [Published Althouse - 2 hours ago]
"Pete Townshend said it was an accident the first time he smashed his guitar. He was playing with The Who in a small cramped room at the Railway Hotel in Harrow, west London. The ceiling was damp with condensation, the room smoky, a smell of sweat and ...
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Britain unveils powers to strip suspected Islam... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - 8 hours ago]
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Whole organ 'grown' inside animal for the first... [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Aug 27 2014]
Firms call on Scotland to stay in UK [Published Reuters Video: Business - Aug 27 2014]
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Sale of CNH Industrial's stock grant shares [Published Financial Services - 10 hours ago]
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Privatization of key UK jet fuel pipeline could... [Published Platts - News - Aug 29 2014]
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