Tag Archives: United Kingdom

  • Scotland unveils blueprint for independence

    An independent Scotland would keep Queen Elizabeth II as its monarch but create its own defence force, nationalist leader Alex Salmond said Tuesday as he unveiled detailed proposals. ...

  • British PM Cameron has no plans to meet Dalai Lama

    David Cameron has no further plans to meet Dalai Lama, George Osborne said, making clear Britain is determined to move on from row with Beijing over contacts with Tibet's spiritual leader. ...

  • Photographs from 1903 British Expedition to Tibet go to auction

    A collection of photographs taken during the controversial 1903 British Expedition to Tibet has come to light. ...

  • Myanmar to ‘free all political prisoners by year end’

    Myanmar President Thein Sein said all political prisoners would be freed by the end of the year and that a ceasefire with ethnic groups was possible within weeks. ...

  • UK is not for ‘Tibetan independence’

    Britain recognises the Tibet autonomous region as part of China, respects China's sovereignty and does not support "Tibetan independence", British Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Monday. ...

  • Brutal attack in London heightens terror fears

    Two men with butcher knives hacked another to death Wednesday near a London military barracks and one then went on video to explain the crime — shouting political statements. ...

  • Cameron meeting with Dalai Lama could cost Britain billions

    Chinese sources have made a veiled threat that for investment in Britain ''there needs to be a strong relationship''. ...

  • Jeff Taylor Morals or Money: Dealing with China

    A recent spat with China over David Cameron’s meeting with the Dalai Lama last year could cost the UK economy some £8 billion. ...

  • China wants “concrete measures” from Britain over Cameron’s Dalai Lama meeting

    Chinese officials are hinting that they want to secure a face-saving apology from Downing Street after David Cameron's meeting with the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama last year. ...

  • China punishes British PM over Dalai Lama meeting

    British Prime Minister David Cameron was forced to abandon trip to China: Beijing won't grant meetings with senior figures, punishing him for meeting with Dalai Lama. ...