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Britain unveils controversial anti-terror bill to battle escalating jihadist threat

Nov 27, 2014

Britain unveils controversial anti-terror bill to battle escalating jihadist threat

Britain today unveiled draft legislation to ban extremist preachers from universities, increase surveillance on suspected radicals and stem the flow of jihadists joining the Islamic State group. #Islamic terrorism #Britain #UK #Theresa May #IS #Britian's Theresa May #British anti-terror bill #Jihadist militancy
Indian-origin IS militant posts picture with new born and AK-47 on Twitter

Nov 27, 2014

Indian-origin IS militant posts picture with new born and AK-47 on Twitter

A 31-year-old Indian-origin Islamic State suspect, who is fighting in Syria, has posted a picture of him on Twitter posing with an AK-47 rifle and his new born baby. #Syria #Britain #UK #ISIS #IS #Islamic State militant
British soldier Lee Rigby's killing exposes intelligence failures

Nov 26, 2014

British soldier Lee Rigby's killing exposes intelligence failures

The British parliament's intelligence and security committee (ISC) also warned that government programmes to prevent radicalisation were "not working" #London #Al-Qaeda #NewsTracker #David Cameron #Britain #Crimes #British soldier hacked #Michael Adebolajo #Lee Rigby #Muslim extremism
World powers miss Iran nuclear deal deadline, extends it to July 1

Nov 25, 2014

World powers miss Iran nuclear deal deadline, extends it to July 1

Iran and world powers missed a deadline to clinch a nuclear deal and defuse a 12-year standoff but gave themselves seven more months to reach agreement. #China #United Nations #France #NewsTracker #Russia #Germany #Iran #Britain #UN Security Council #nuclear deal #United States of America #Iran Nuclear deal #Nuclear Deadline
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

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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