The Government attempted to draw a line under the freeze in diplomatic relations with China today as George Osborne said Britain is determined to move on from the row.
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Monday 14 October 2013
China has denounced a decision by a Spanish criminal court to indict the former Chinese President Hu Jintao for genocide as part of an investigation into whether his government committed abuses in Tibet.
Friday 28 June 2013
The Dalai Lama's Tibetan monks brought an oasis of calm to the chaos of Glastonbury Festival with a chanting session.
Thursday 27 June 2013
In an unexpected policy shift Chinese officials have lifted a ban on Tibetan monks displaying photographs of the Dalai Lama at the Gaden Monastery in Lhasa – one of the most historically important religious establishments in Tibet.
Tuesday 11 June 2013
Cheapest tickets for Sydney Dalai Lama teaching lessons are $337 and go up to $5000. Is the money worth it? Watch some clips of the Dalai Lama talks below:
Tuesday 07 May 2013
Downing Street denies PM has been barred from visiting China
Thursday 18 April 2013
The Nobel peace laureate and spiritual leader crossed the city's symbolic peace bridge
Friday 08 March 2013
Beijing has prevented a Tibetan poet, Tsering Woeser, from travelling to the US to pick up an international women’s award by refusing to issue her a passport.
Thursday 21 February 2013
Dalai Lama sends letter of support ahead of Wembley final against Swansea
Friday 25 January 2013
Given his patience and mastery of inner peace, the Dalai Lama has some of the attributes required to be an excellent test cricketer.
Tuesday 11 December 2012
A teenage girl set herself on fire on the grasslands of an ethnic Tibetan region in western China, becoming the eighth child to self-immolate to protest against Chinese rule over the region, rights groups said.
Monday 03 December 2012
So His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI has signed up for Twitter. Having settled on the snappy handle of @pontifex, the Vatican advised followers to note that tweets shouldn't be regarded as "infallible teachings". But they won't be Instagrammed LOLcats either - the Pope will use the account for live responses to questions about faith during his weekly general audience, starting December 12th.
Wednesday 14 November 2012
Beijing has accused the Dalai Lama of allying with Japanese right-wingers over a disputed archipelago.
Thursday 08 November 2012
Three teenage Tibetan monks and a woman set fire to themselves to protest Chinese rule on the eve of a pivotal Communist Party congress, activists said today.
Friday 26 October 2012
Police in a heavily Tibetan region of west China are offering to reward people who tip them off about planned self-immolations.
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Friday 19 October 2012
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, who is considered by his followers to be the very manifestation of the bodhisattva of compassion, isn't known for swearing like an angry docker.
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