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Briton jailed in Dubai denies GFH's fraud allegations

A British citizen being sued by a subsidiary of the Bahrain-based Gulf Finance House (GFH) claims he was tricked into visiting Dubai, where he was subsequently arrested. Former GFH Capital deputy chief executive David Haigh has be

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New emergency passports for Britons on way

Emergency passport procedures are being introduced for Britons in Bahrain, after it emerged there was a massive backlog of overseas applications that was taking months to clear.   From June 23, UK citizens can ap

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Britons in Bahrain urged to be vigilant

Britons in Bahrain are being warned to be extra vigilant ahead of opposition threats to stage protests this week. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has warned of series of demonstrations are expected to start today (Februa

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Missing Briton: UAE arrests three Iranians

Security forces in the United Arab Emirates have detained three Iranians suspected of kidnapping a British-Iranian businessman who went missing in Dubai in June, the Dubai government said on Thursday. Britain's Foreign Office

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New SARS-like virus kills Briton

  A British man infected with a new virus from the same family as SARS has died, health officials said on Tuesday, bringing the worldwide death toll from the previously unknown disease to six.   The

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Briton sentenced to life for 2 murders in Iraq

An Iraqi court sentenced a British security contractor on Monday to life in prison for killing two colleagues in 2009. Daniel Fitzsimons had faced a possible death sentence after he was arrested in August 2009 over the shootings of Paul Mc

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New passports set for Britons in Dubai assassination

Britain has offered new passports to six citizens whose identities were used by suspects in a Dubai assassination, to spare the Britons from inadvertent arrest under an Interpol alert, according to an official. Consular staff at the B

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Briton wins 'best job in the world'

British charity fundraiser Ben Southall won the "best job in the world" on Wednesday -- caretaker of an Australian tropical island -- after an innovative marketing campaign that highlighted the power of social media. Southall, 34, was pick

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'Beach sex' Briton seeks Dubai return

A British businessman convicted of engaging in sexual acts on a Dubai beach said he was seeking to return to the Gulf emirate despite being deported last week. Vince Acors, 34, told a news conference in London his behaviour had been unacce

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'Beach sex' Briton seeks Dubai return

A British businessman convicted of engaging in sexual acts on a Dubai beach said he was seeking to return to the Gulf emirate despite being deported last week. Vince Acors, 34, told a news conference in London his behaviour had been unacce

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