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Vicki Barker

Vicki Barker appears in the following:

'Visit My Mosque' Campaign Builds Bridges In Britain

Monday, February 09, 2015

More than 20 mosques across Britain recently opened their doors for a day to non-Muslims. Imams and worshipers served tea and cakes, and answered visitors' questions about their faith.

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U.K. Tabloid 'The Sun' Ends Topless Tradition

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Britain's most popular newspaper will reportedly stop featuring photos of topless women on its pages. The Sun began its "Page 3" pictures 44 years ago, but there has long been criticism of the feature, which critics say objectifies women.

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Overcrowded Hospitals Overwhelm U.K.'s National Health Service

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Hospitals across Great Britain declared "major incidents" this past week, with non-emergency operations cancelled and extra staff called in to cope with overcrowded emergency rooms.

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Britain To Announce Sweeping Counterterrorism Legislation

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The British government plans to introduce measures it says will help authorities combat terrorism. The proposed legislation includes a ban on insurance companies covering the cost of ransom demands.

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British TV Criticized For Airing E-Cigarette Commercial

Monday, February 24, 2014

The first commercial for electronic cigarettes has aired on British TV screens. Some medical authorities fear it is sending the wrong message. Five decades ago, cigarette ads were banned in Britain.

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New Evidence Re-Opens Britain's 'Plebe-Gate' Scandal

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

A year ago, a conservative British cabinet minister was forced to step down after being publicly excoriated for dismissing a pair of police officers as 'plebes', or commoners. Now, a new version of events is beginning to emerge.

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Royals File Suit Over Topless Kate Middleton Photos

Monday, September 17, 2012

Publications in Ireland, France and Italy have printed pictures showing Princess Kate sunbathing topless while on holiday with her husband, Prince Williams. Lawyers for the couple went to court Monday to seek an injunction against the Italian publishing house owned by former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi that has published a broad spread of the photos.

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