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23/10/2014 Gurkha veterans reject UK report into pensions row

About 300 former Gurkha soldiers and their relatives protested outside Britain's parliament on Thursday to demand better pensions, after...

23/10/2014 BP, GDF Suez announce new North Sea oil discovery

British oil giant BP and European energy conglomerate GDF-Suez on Thursday announced a new oil discovery in the North Sea.The discovery spans two...

23/10/2014 British parliament catfight over mouse in the House

Britain's Houses of Parliament desperately need some feline protection to tackle the growing mouse population -- but the job would require an...

23/10/2014 'Girlie' gorilla gorges on gourmet birthday cake at London Zoo

A "girlie" gorilla with a fondness for pink celebrated its 40th birthday at London Zoo on Thursday with a colourful gourmet parsnip, potato and...

23/10/2014 Notorious British police killer to be freed after 50 years

A British man convicted of killing three policemen nearly 50 years ago in "the most heinous crime for a generation" is to be released from prison,...

23/10/2014 Singapore's Tan leaves British queen for Wallace and Gromit

Singaporean President Tony Tan was due to meet the team behind comedy animation favourites Wallace and Gromit on Thursday after bidding farewell...

23/10/2014 Exhibition on British troops in Afghanistan opens in London

The British military's 13 years in Afghanistan is recounted in a new exhibition opening in London on Thursday, weeks before its combat forces...

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