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Synonyms for peerage

the peers of a kingdom considered as a group

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He had been invited by a British peer to show his controversial 17-minute film Fitna, which criticises the Koran as a "fascist book", in the House of Lords.
Summary: Moroccan Foreign Minister, TaE[macron]b Fassi Fihri held, here Monday talks with his British peer, David Miliband on ways to further bolster bilateral cooperation in all fields, as well as the issue of the Moroccan Sahara.
A British peer who branded nurses 'grubby, drunken and promiscuous' during a debate in the House of Lords has earned the wrath of nursing leaders, government ministers and his own party.
How did a Canadian accountant, a Canadian lawyer and a British peer wind up having the rest of their lives determined by Bashful, Sleepy, Bubbly and the other members of a generally attentive and sober but extremely foreign jury?
The former Canadian citizen and British peer remains free on a $21 million bond, pending a hearing on Thursday.
SHAMED British Peer Lord Archer has been given an ultimatum: any more diary writing and you'll be back in tough Lincoln Jail.
Lord Avebury, a British peer, has claimed that a defected Iranian man claiming Iran is responsible for the bombing of Pan Am flight 103 was an intelligence agent.
A BRITISH peer was under pressure to quit the House of Lords last night after he was filmed allegedly taking cocaine with prostitutes.
In 1974, British peer Richard John Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan, disappeared after his children's nanny, Sandra Rivett, was bludgeoned to death at his family's London home; he has not been seen since.
Sixty-eight authors from 20 countries will be taking part in the festival, whose packed program includes book recitals, panel discussions, workshops, book signing events, literature parties and two special projects called "Manchester Letters," which features the chronicles of an online correspondence between Turkish author Nermin Yyldyrym and her British peer, Jenn Ashworth, and "Tramlines," a writer-in-residence program covering eight European cities.
In May, British peer Lord Ashcroft was tasked by Prime Minister David Cameron to analyse operations at Akrotiri and Dhekelia as part of the defence and security review, which is expected to recommend draconian cuts in spending on civilian personal and running costs of the garrisons.
However, Cameron faced strong opposition to a NATO imposed no-fly zone led by Germany, which had the support of Baroness Ashton, the EU foreign minister and British peer.
British peer Ashton, who visited Gaza earlier this year, stressed that "what happened on the seas outside Gaza was unacceptable.
30pm: Hercule Poirot applies his finely honed sleuthing skills to the baffling murder of a British peer.
He had been invited by a British peer to show his film Fitna, which criticises the Koran as a "fascist book", in the House of Lords.
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