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Hong Kong: Pro-democracy activists blame UK, protest outside consulate

Nov 21, 2014

Hong Kong: Pro-democracy activists blame UK, protest outside consulate

A small group of protesters gathered outside Hong Kong's British consulate on Friday to accuse the former colonial power of failing to stop China from wielding undue influence over elections and threatening freedoms guaranteed in a joint treaty. #China #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #protest #David Cameron #Hong Kong #Leung Chun-ying #UK Britain #British consulate #joint treaty #Daniel Ma #1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration
Beheading of US aid worker shows Islamic State is a depraved group: British PM David Cameron

Nov 17, 2014

Beheading of US aid worker shows Islamic State is a depraved group: British PM David Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday deplored the murder of US aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig, also known as Peter Kassig, by the Islamic State. #World #Syria #TheySaidIt #David Cameron #Britain #Iraq #UK #Beheading #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #British PM #IS #US aid worker
John Lennon's guitar tops auction offerings at $1 million

Nov 10, 2014

John Lennon's guitar tops auction offerings at $1 million

A Gretsch guitar that John Lennon played for the recording of the Beatles' hit song "Paperback Writer" and then gave to his cousin is expected to fetch up to $1 million at auction in Britain this week. #NewsTracker #Auction #Britain #John Lennon #Beatles #Gretsch guitar #Paperback Writer #Gretsch 6120 #David Birch
Want to see an Asian as Britain's PM in the future, says Cameron

Nov 06, 2014

Want to see an Asian as Britain's PM in the future, says Cameron

Prime Minister David Cameron has exuded confidence that a British Asian would take on his role in the near future. #TheySaidIt #Asia #PM #David Cameron #Britain #India-Britain relations #Britain-India
Britain shrugs off Merkel's claim that she won't back UK over quitting EU

Nov 03, 2014

Britain shrugs off Merkel's claim that she won't back UK over quitting EU

If re-elected, Cameron has promised to renegotiate Britain's EU ties before giving Britons an EU membership referendum in 2017. #NewsTracker #Europe #Angela Merkel #Germany #European Union #David Cameron #Britain #UK #Immigration Policy #Welfare claims

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London 2012 Do the Olympics herald a 'new Britain'?

Aug 12, 2012

London 2012 Do the Olympics herald a 'new Britain'?

If Britain wants to use the Olympics and Paralympics to inspire creation of a "new Britain", by all means. But every Briton will have to work at it to make it a reality. It doesn't come from simply watching sport, or the Spice Girls. #OnOurMind #2012 London Olympics #Spice Girls #Great Britain #Closing ceremony
Murray aftermath Britain's unhealthy obsession with defeat

Jul 10, 2012

Murray aftermath Britain's unhealthy obsession with defeat

Britain doesn't give a toss if they win any or all the other Wimbledon titles - they only want the men's. And in some cases, they only want the right kind of person to win the men's. #ThatsJustWrong #Roger Federer #Andy Murray #Britain #London Olympics 2012 #Wimbledon 2012