Tag Archives: United Kingdom

  • Assange hails victory from embassy balcony after UN panel ruling

    Assange has refused to go to Sweden for questioning, fearing deportation to the US over WikiLeaks' release of 500,000 secret military files on US wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. ...

  • Hundreds protest against Modi in London over intolerance

    Up to 500 people protested outside Downing Street in London on Thursday against the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of talks with David Cameron. ...

  • Tibetan protesters arrested in London for waving flags at Chinese President

    Two British Tibetan women and a Tiananmen Square survivor have been arrested by the Metropolitan police for staging a protest during Chinese president Xi Jinping's visit to London. ...

  • Pomp and protests greet China’s Xi in UK

    China's President Xi Jinping starts a pomp-filled four-day state visit to Britain on Tuesday as reports emerged of a multibillion pound investment deal over Britain's new nuclear programme. ...

  • China artist Ai Weiwei says Britain restricted his visa

    Britain has denied Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei a six-month visa and restricted him to a three-week trip because he did not declare a "criminal conviction". ...

  • Dalai Lama urges happiness and peace at Glastonbury

    The Dalai Lama made his first appearance at Glastonbury on Sunday, spending an hour in the rain addressing festival-goers on how the world could be a happier place. ...

  • China warns Glastonbury organisers after Dalai Lama’s invite

    China on Friday warned organisers of the Glastonbury Festival that inviting exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to visit one of Europe's largest music festivals was tantamount to giving him a platform to engage in anti-China activities. ...

  • Dalai Lama to speak at Britain’s Glastonbury festival

    The Dalai Lama will address revellers at the Glastonbury music festival in Britain on Sunday with a message of "compassion, non-violence and the oneness of humanity", his office said Thursday. ...

  • Britain pulls spies as Moscow cracks Snowden files

    Britain has been forced to move some of its spies after Russia and China accessed the top-secret raft of documents taken by former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, British media reported. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal The Scottish referendum: A cause of worry for China?

    Scotland's historic referendum which resulted in a vote for "no independence" from Britain has been watched with interest around the world. Tibetans had mixed feelings, while Beijing followed it with concern. ...