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'Middle East crises in UK's interest'
Tue, 07 Dec 2010 11:36:34 GMT
Continuation of tensions and wars within the Middle East is in the interest of the British Empire as London tries to solve its financial problems by maintaining the crises in the region, an analyst says.
Wilders: Israel must annex WB
UK protesters slam 'police brutality'
Fri, 26 Nov 2010 00:42:29 GMT
UK students continue protests against a planned hike in tuition fees that have been marred by what protesters describe as the "heavy handed brutality" of London police.
No UK terror arrests in 100,000 searches
Thu, 28 Oct 2010 22:55:06 GMT
More than 100,000 people were stopped and searched by counter terrorism police last year but none of them were arrested for terrorism related offences.
UK to monitor all cyber communications
Fri, 22 Oct 2010 03:06:35 GMT
The British coalition government intends to forge ahead with the previous Labor government's plans to intercept web communications, inviting protests by civil liberties groups.
UK to slash £81bn in spending
Fri, 22 Oct 2010 00:01:27 GMT
UK Chancellor George Osborne announces the details of £81 billion in government spending cuts, which will slash up to one million private and public sector jobs.
Mon, 16 Aug 2010 18:41:39 GMT
Free Dr. Siddiqui, UK demonstrators say
A demonstration was held outside the US Embassy in London on Sunday to call for the repatriation of Pakistani neuroscientist Dr. Aafia Siddiqui.
Tue, 03 Aug 2010 08:45:49 GMT
UK gets tougher on illegal immigrants
British Immigration Minister Damian Green says the country needs to improve its performance at deporting foreign criminals, as they have "no right" to be in the UK.
Tue, 03 Aug 2010 06:48:18 GMT
UK to finalize defense spending in Oct.
UK Defense Secretary Liam Fox says the announcement of a detailed plan for the spending reforms in the military has been delayed to October.
Sun, 01 Aug 2010 08:34:04 GMT
Sniper prosecutes army over info leak
A British army sniper has lodged an official complaint with the Ministry of Defense (MoD) that his life has been risked by the public disclosure of his identity.
Thu, 22 Jul 2010 16:41:38 GMT
BNP banned from Queen's Party
An invitation for British far-right leader Nick Griffin to participate at a Buckingham Palace party has been withdrawn as it was misused for political purposes.
Thu, 22 Jul 2010 16:23:01 GMT
Police acquitted over G20 riots death
A British riot police officer has been acquitted of any wrongdoing regarding the death of a newspaper vendor during last year's G20 protests.
Thu, 22 Jul 2010 15:31:46 GMT
UK PM makes history gaffe in US
David Cameron has made a historical gaffe in his first visit to the United States as the UK Prime Minister.
Wed, 21 Jul 2010 07:45:16 GMT
Calls for 'Lockerbie Inquiry' rebuffed
British Premier David Cameron has told his Cabinet Secretary to release information about the Lockerbie bomber's release; but has not mentioned a public inquiry.
Sun, 18 Jul 2010 06:37:52 GMT
'Lockerbie bomber release a mistake'
The British government says the last year release of the terminally ill Libyan suspect of the Lockerbie bombing was a "mistake."
Thu, 15 Jul 2010 06:24:47 GMT
Major arrests promised in Belfast
Tensions have flared up in Northern Ireland as protests by nationalist elements turn more violent with police officials promising widespread arrests.
Mon, 12 Jul 2010 17:35:13 GMT
Belfast riots injure 27 police officers
At least 27 police officers have been injured in Northern Ireland, including three who were hit by gunshot pellets, during an overnight riot, reports say.
Mon, 12 Jul 2010 16:16:51 GMT
UK public sector debt 'at £2 trillion'
A new financial study suggests that the UK's public sector debt is more than a trillion pounds higher than official government figures.
Fri, 09 Jul 2010 09:41:57 GMT
Ireland blocks EU's Israel plan
Ireland has positioned a stronger stance against Israel by blocking a European Union plan to allow the sharing of European citizens' personal data with Tel Aviv.
Wed, 30 Jun 2010 08:33:43 GMT
Chilcot probe to question Iraq war critic
Former UN inspector Hans Blix has been named as the most interesting contributor-to-be as a British probe into the Iraq war resumed its public hearings after a 4-months hiatus for general elections.
Wed, 30 Jun 2010 05:19:59 GMT
US-Russia spy case extends to UK
The alleged Russian spying plot uncovered in the United States has extended to Britain after it was revealed that key players had UK connections.
Wed, 30 Jun 2010 05:08:20 GMT
Fire engulfs Britain's 3rd largest refinery
An explosion at Britain's third largest oil refinery in North Lincolnshire has ignited a fire, leaving an oil worker missing.
Wed, 30 Jun 2010 03:48:30 GMT
UK austerity plan to ignite job cuts
A recently leaked treasury report has shed light into consequences of the latest austerity measures planned by the British Government.
Sun, 27 Jun 2010 09:23:55 GMT
Irish priest resigns over abuse case
A priest in charge of protecting children in a rural diocese in Northern Ireland has been forced to resign over a child abuse case filed against another priest under his authority.
Sun, 27 Jun 2010 01:45:59 GMT
Racism moves to rural areas in Britain
The British Institute of Race Relations (IRR) says racially-motivated violence has shifted from inner city areas to towns and villages across Britain.
Sat, 26 Jun 2010 09:41:35 GMT
UK may need to cut troops by 30,000
The UK may have to reduce its armed forces by 30,000 to achieve plans to achieve estimated defense budget cuts of 15 percent over the next four years, a British think tank says.
Sat, 26 Jun 2010 02:27:29 GMT
'Brits out of Afghanistan by 2015'
David Cameron has made it clear he wants a full withdrawal of British troops from Afghanistan by 2015.
Tue, 22 Jun 2010 10:25:14 GMT
Wales awaits "double dip" recession
Business leaders in Wales have warned that sweeping spending cuts coupled with dramatic tax hikes could lead to a "double dip" recession.
Sat, 19 Jun 2010 01:02:48 GMT
British Airways may face 12-week strike
The Unite union plans to vote on a 12-week strike over British Airway's vindictive and unfair actions against striking workers.
Thu, 10 Jun 2010 08:36:11 GMT
Black MP's bid for Labour leadership
Diane Abbott, the first black women to be elected to British Parliament in 1987, has made it onto the ballot as a candidate for the Labour leadership position.
Thu, 10 Jun 2010 07:58:06 GMT
UK unemployment could reach 3 mn
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) predicts that cuts in public spending by the coalition government will push unemployment close to 3 million.
Thu, 10 Jun 2010 05:17:45 GMT
Inquiry called on low force in Helmand
British politicians call for an inquiry into troop deployment to Afghanistan's Helmand province following growing concerns about inadequate troop levels there.
Wed, 09 Jun 2010 06:26:48 GMT
UK's welfare system targeted for cuts
UK Chancellor George Osborne discloses that the government has targeted welfare benefits, tax credits and public sector pensions for spending cuts.
Wed, 09 Jun 2010 05:21:32 GMT
McDonnell's apology for Thatcher joke
Labour leadership candidate John McDonnell issues an apology for joking he would assassinate former British Premier Margaret Thatcher if he could go back to the 1980s.
Tue, 08 Jun 2010 09:20:02 GMT
UK plans to deport Afghan children
Britain's immigration officials in the Home Office plan to deport child asylum seekers back to Afghanistan by setting up a £4m "reintegration center."
Tue, 08 Jun 2010 06:13:17 GMT
MoD to acquire new lead-free bullets
BAE Systems is to develop new ammunition that is lead-free and even more deadly as part of a £2 billion contract with the British Ministry of Defense.
Sat, 05 Jun 2010 04:15:01 GMT
BA cabin crew start new strike
Europe's third-biggest carrier British Airways (BA) is facing yet another walk-out by its cabin crew in a long-running dispute over staffing levels.
Sat, 29 May 2010 02:10:11 GMT
No end in sight to BA strike
Talks between British Airways and the union Unite, which represents striking cabin crews, have been adjourned without the parties reaching an agreement.
Mon, 24 May 2010 01:44:24 GMT
UK coalition to adopt fiscal cuts
UK`s new coalition government will slash public spending by £ 6.0 billion as parts of its scheme to rein in the bloated budget deficit of £ 156.1 billion.
Sun, 23 May 2010 09:37:46 GMT
UK Police censure proposed reforms
British police chiefs express outrage at proposed reforms announced by the new Home Secretary Theresa May, accusing the government of undermining public safety.
Sun, 23 May 2010 00:52:03 GMT
Talks to halt BA strike broken up
Negotiations to try to halt a planned strike by British Airways cabin crews have been abandoned after dozens of noisy protestors stormed a building in London where a meeting was being held.
Tue, 18 May 2010 08:26:38 GMT
UK plans £6bn cuts for health, defense
The UK Treasury will announce their plan to cut £6bn next Monday as part of gaining £12bn in savings, half of which will be reinvested in health, defense and overseas aid.
Tue, 18 May 2010 06:15:13 GMT
British Airways blocks strike by
A High Court ruling in favor of British Airways has blocked the Unite union from a series of four planned five-day strikes on the grounds of a technicality.
Sat, 15 May 2010 13:47:18 GMT
British MP stabbed outside office
Stephen Timms, a British Member of Parliament and treasury minister of the former Labour government, has been stabbed twice in the abdomen.
Tue, 11 May 2010 21:51:36 GMT
Cameron becomes UK premier
Conservative leader David Cameron has become the new British prime minister and will lead a coalition government that includes the Liberal Democrats.
Tue, 11 May 2010 21:51:23 GMT
Gordon Brown resigns
Gordon Brown has announced his resignation as British prime minister and said Conservative leader David Cameron would be taking over.
Tue, 11 May 2010 07:28:15 GMT
Brown steps down for new coalition
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced Monday that he will step down to allow for Labor Party talks on a coalition government with the Liberal Democrats.
Mon, 10 May 2010 17:55:25 GMT
British PM to resign as party leader
British Prime Minister and Labour Party leader Gordon Brown has proposed to resign after brokering a pact with Liberal Democrats to keep his party in office.
Mon, 10 May 2010 14:11:47 GMT
'Lib Dems, Tories reach agreement'
The Liberal Democrats and Conservatives in Britain have reached a deal to join hands and establish a new government following the inconclusive parliamentary vote.
Mon, 10 May 2010 00:17:26 GMT
British MPs urge Brown to step down
Two more Labor Members of Parliament (MP) have urged British Prime Minister Gordon Brown to step down after an inconclusive election stripped the party of its majority in parliament.
Thu, 06 May 2010 21:10:41 GMT
Polls project Conservative win in UK
The opposition Conservative Party, led by David Cameron, has won Britain's general elections but without an absolute majority, exit poll says.
Mon, 03 May 2010 07:45:52 GMT
Torture cases question UK democracy
A collection of torture cases linked to the British government has created a crisis of credibility for a nation claiming to be a "democracy."
Mon, 03 May 2010 06:38:46 GMT
Burqa ban 'wrong', 'concerning'
The UK government's independent reviewer of terrorism legislation has voiced his concern about the burqa ban in some European countries.
Mon, 03 May 2010 02:24:38 GMT
UK official critical of anti-Muslim laws
The UK government's independent reviewer of terrorism legislation has expressed concerns about the use of stop and search operations on Muslim citizens by British police.
Thu, 29 Apr 2010 18:16:14 GMT
UK police complacent in 7/7 attacks
The Chief Executive of the UK-based Ramadhan Foundation has called on UK politicians to agree to a public inquiry into the terrorist acts of July 7th, 2005.
Tue, 27 Apr 2010 22:08:47 GMT
'Tory win would derail recovery'
The election campaigns in Wales are taking on an economy theme as the Labour chancellor drums up support for his party's economic recovery plan.
Tue, 27 Apr 2010 20:22:13 GMT
Study: British parties lack clear plan
The three mainstream parties of Britain have failed to set out clearly the objectives of their plans for rescuing the country from the economic meltdown, a study shows.
Tue, 27 Apr 2010 16:24:12 GMT
Lib Dems closer to Tories in polls
An opinion poll shows that Britain's Liberal Democratic Party appears undaunted by a surge of criticism from both the Labour and Conservative parties.
Tue, 27 Apr 2010 14:03:06 GMT
Clegg will paralyze UK: Cameron
Tory leader David Cameron has taken a swipe at the Liberal Democrats, arguing that their support for a hung government would "hold the country to ransom".
Thu, 22 Apr 2010 15:50:28 GMT
Pope accepts bishop resignation
Pope Benedict XVI has formally accepted the resignation of an Irish bishop amid child sex abuse scandals that have rocked the Catholic Church.
Mon, 19 Apr 2010 13:56:40 GMT
Most Asians likely to shun UK elections
As British parities battle to avoid a hung parliament in the upcoming elections, a new survey suggests fewer than half of all Asians in Britain are likely to vote.
Sun, 18 Apr 2010 10:06:37 GMT
Britain warns of fruit shortage
A British trade official has warned about the shortage of some imported goods in the country, should an airspace travel ban be extended into next week.
Fri, 16 Apr 2010 07:06:55 GMT
Polls: Clegg wins UK parties debate
Opinion polls in the UK point to Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg's victory in the televised general election debate.
Fri, 16 Apr 2010 00:52:15 GMT
UK holds first televised election debate
Britain is holding its first ever televised political debate for the leaders of the country's main political parties on the eve of the country's general elections.
Thu, 15 Apr 2010 14:59:10 GMT
Israeli tourism advert banned in UK
Britain has banned an Israeli tourist office press campaign in which pictures of Noble Sanctuary and the al-Aqsa Mosque have been displayed as part of Israel.
Tue, 13 Apr 2010 16:20:20 GMT
UK 'helping' Serbs cover up genocide
Former Bosnian President Ejup Ganic, who is fighting extradition from Britain to Serbia, has accused London of eagerly seeking to "rewrite history."
New Zealand tornado kills one
Gaddafi troops step up attacks in Libya
Pre-crime arrests challenge UK police
UK union warns govt. over spending cuts
Ketamine addiction rising among teens
'Al-Qaeda will recover and strike back'
London Tube threatens fresh strike
Britain ranks 23rd for child wellbeing
British taxation system to take toll
Palestinians sign unity agreement
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