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Tourist visa hurdles cost UK millions - report

Jul 25 2013

LONDON London's West End lost nearly 200 million euros (172.50 million pounds) in retail revenue last year due to tough visa requirements keeping Chinese tourists away, a report by tax-free shopping facilitator Global Blue said on Wednesday.

CSR says profits boosted by China hands-free law

Jul 25 2013

LONDON British chipmaker CSR said a new law in China requiring drivers to use hands-free equipment for mobile phone calls had boosted operating profits in its second quarter.

UK's CSR says profits boosted by China hands-free law

Jul 25 2013

LONDON, July 25 British chipmaker CSR said a new law in China requiring drivers to use hands-free equipment for mobile phone calls had boosted operating profits in its second quarter.

Tourist visa hurdles cost UK millions - report

Jul 24 2013

LONDON London's West End lost nearly 200 million euros (172 million pounds) in retail revenue last year due to tough visa requirements keeping Chinese tourists away, a report by tax-free shopping facilitator Global Blue said on Wednesday.

Tourist visa hurdles cost UK millions - report

Jul 24 2013

LONDON, July 24 London's West End lost nearly 200 million euros ($264 million) in retail revenue last year due to tough visa requirements keeping Chinese tourists away, a report by tax-free shopping facilitator Global Blue said on Wednesday.

BBC spent over 5 mln pounds on Savile probes

Jul 16 2013

LONDON The BBC spent more than 5 million pounds on inquiries into the late TV presenter Jimmy Savile, according to a report released by the public broadcaster on Tuesday.

BBC spent over 5 mln pounds on Savile probes

Jul 16 2013

LONDON, July 16 The BBC spent more than 5 million pounds on inquiries into the late TV presenter Jimmy Savile, according to a report released by the public broadcaster on Tuesday.

Greenpeace women arrested after scaling London's Shard

Jul 11 2013

LONDON Six female Greenpeace activists were arrested on Thursday after climbing London's Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe, in protest over plans by oil producer Royal Dutch Shell to carry out drilling in the Arctic circle.

Greenpeace women arrested after scaling London's Shard

Jul 11 2013

LONDON Six female Greenpeace activists were arrested on Thursday after climbing London's Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe, in protest over plans by oil producer Royal Dutch Shell to carry out drilling in the Arctic circle.

Osborne dismisses fears of house price bubble

Jul 11 2013

LONDON Chancellor George Osborne played down concerns that house prices might rise too quickly because of government measures to help mortgage lending.

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