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Woyin Karowie Consecrated As Bishop Of Woolwich, London
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Woyin Karowie Consecrated As Bishop Of Woolwich, London

Nigerian-born Reverend (Dr) Woyin Karowie Dorgu was today consecrated as Bishop of Woolwich/Diocese of Southwark London. Reverend(Dr) Woyin Karowei Dorgu (born June 1958) is a Church of England priest and former medical doctor.In December 2016, it was announced that he would be the next Bishop of Woolwich,a suffragan Bishop in the Diocese of Southwark.He was consecrated a bishop today 17 March 2017.
Blind Woman Tells Of Fighting Off Harris
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Blind Woman Tells Of Fighting Off Harris

A blind and disabled woman forcibly bent back the fingers of Rolf Harris to stop him groping and "slobbering" all over her at a London hospital, a court has heard. The woman, who was 27 at the time of the alleged incident in 1977, is one of seven complainants who have accused Harris of indecently assaulting them between 1971 and 2004 when they were aged between 12 and 42. The 86-year-old entertainer is facing a six-week jury trial in London's Southwark Crown Court on those charges. On Monday the court heard evidence from a blind woman, now aged in her 60s, that Harris indecently assaulted her at a London hospital in September 1977. The jury heard her videotaped statement to police in July 2014 after she took her complaint to authorities. The woman said she was in a sma...
London Blackfriars Tower Still Viable: Tan
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London Blackfriars Tower Still Viable: Tan

A scion of one of Malaysia's wealthiest real estate dynasties has said that plans to build one of the tallest residential towers in London will not be bulldozed by Brexit. Abigail Tan, head of the St Giles Hotels Group, is to press ahead with a GBP800 million to GBP1 billion ($A1.3 billion to $A1.6 billion) mixed use development in Blackfriars, despite rising costs linked to the collapse in the value of the pound. "Our plans haven't been altered by Brexit, yet. Blackfriars is still viable and we're pushing ahead with it, although we're cautious of costs rising," she told the Press Association. "We're still investing heavily in the UK and still have faith in the UK economy as a hub for business and finance." St Giles, whose parent company is listed Malaysian firm IGB Corpo...