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Brown offers to go if government is formed with Liberals


May 11th, 2010 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (DPA) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Monday offered to step down as Labour Party leader if current efforts to build a new government with the Liberal Democrats were ... Read more...

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First candidate appears as UK Prime Minister Brown says he will resign as Labour leader


May 11th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- British Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Monday said he will resign as Labour Party leader within months after the party lost last week's parliamentary elections. "The reason ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown will resign if pact with Liberals is made


May 10th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (DPA) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Monday he would step down later this year if efforts to form a government with the Liberal Democrats succeed. Brown, 59, also ... Read more...

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Brown subjects Clegg to telephone ‘rant’


May 8th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown reportedly got angry and launched a "diatribe" and a "rant" at Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg during a telephone call over suggestion ... Read more...

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Britain heads for hung parliament (Second Lead)


May 7th, 2010 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (DPA) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown made a bold bid to cling to power early Friday even though the opposition Conservatives could emerge as the biggest party from ... Read more...

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Brown wants to secure stable government in Britain


May 7th, 2010 - 8:14 am ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (DPA) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Friday it was his duty to play his part in securing strong and stable government in Britain after the general election. "The ... Read more...

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Britain starts voting


May 6th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Balloting was under way in Britain Thursday to elect a new government amid growing fears of a hung parliament. Polling began across the country at 7 a.m., with ... Read more...

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Frantic campaigning as Britain goes to polls Thursday


May 5th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Party leaders with an eye on No.10 Downing Street rolled up their sleeves and shook that extra hand ascampaigning shifted to top gear as Britain prepared to ... Read more...

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Fresh woes for Brown as two newspapers ditch support


May 1st, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (DPA) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown faced a fresh setback Saturday as two major newspapers dropped their backing for his Labour party - just five days before the ... Read more...

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Brown’s insensitive “bigot” remark could be Labour Party’s final undoing


April 29th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has probably cost his Labour Party crucial votes by his insensitive "bigot" remark to questions asked by a 65-year-old female pensioner.Rochsdale resident ... Read more...

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Gordon’s bigot gaffe could seal poll outcome for Labour


April 29th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown's chance encounter with a 65-year-old widow, who he called a "bigoted woman", could seal the outcome of the general elections for Labour ... Read more...

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British PM Gordon Brown apologizes for calling a woman as ‘bigot’


April 29th, 2010 - 1:08 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rochdale, Apr 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown described a woman as ‘bigot’, when she asked him some deep questions on the problems that the country is facing such ... Read more...

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Passports lost by British High Commission could be used by ‘Indians’ against Pak: Lawyers


April 20th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.20 (ANI): Expressing concern over hundreds of Pakistani passports which were lost by the British High Commission a few months ago, the association of Pakistani lawyers (APL) has asked British ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown may become ‘charity worker’ after leaving politics


April 17th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17(ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said that he plans to do "charity and voluntary work" after his stay at 10 Downing Street.There had previously been speculation that ... Read more...

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Week Of Mourning Declared After Polish Plane Crash


April 11th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Smolensk, Apr 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 60-year old Polish President Lech Kaczynski died in the plane crash that occurred on Saturday, near the airport in Smolensk. According to eyewitnesses, the ... Read more...

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Lech Kaczynski Dies In Tragic Plane Crash


April 10th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Poland, Apr 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) President of Poland, Lech Kaczynski was killed in an air crash when his aircraft tried to land amidst thick fog at the Smolensk airport in ... Read more...

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Muslim Aid’s links to banned terror organisations being probed


April 4th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 4 (ANI): A widely acclaimed British Muslim charity is being probed by the Charity Commission for allegedly channelling hundreds of thousands of pounds to a banned terrorist organisation.According ... Read more...

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‘Old pal’ Blair tries to boost Brown’s election victory chances


March 31st, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, who is struggling in Exit Polls ahead of the elections, has called up his old "pal" to boost his fading chances at ... Read more...

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Gurkha row: Brown, UK Defence Minister apologise to Lumley


March 30th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.30 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has apologised "unreservedly" to actress Joanna Lumley after the country's Veterans Minister claimed she had spearheaded a campaign for Gurkhas' rights, but had ... Read more...

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Jailed preacher, controversial Islamic leader’s books still publicly available in UK


March 29th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29(ANI): A new report has revealed that books written by the jailed preacher, Abdullah al-Faisal, and the controversial Islamic leader, Bilal Philips, are still available in public libraries in ... Read more...

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UK politicians’ ’social media reputation’ assessed through Facebook, Twitter


March 29th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 29 (ANI): A rating for British party leaders' online popularity has been made available with the use of social networking websites such as Twitter and Facebook.MPs and candidates were ... Read more...

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Heads roll after Sarkozy infidelity rumours spread


March 26th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 26 (DPA) Two employees of a company that runs the website of the French weekly Le Journal du Dimanche (JDD) have been sacked for their part in spreading rumours ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown asked to pick gay partner from Young, Pitt, Mandelson!


March 24th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 24 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has been quizzed by a magazine for homosexuals if he would like a relationship with Lord Peter Mandelson.The prime minister was asked ... Read more...

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‘France offers joint nuclear deterrence, Britain reluctant’


March 19th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 19 (IANS) French and British officials have discussed a nuclear deterrence-sharing scheme but Britain has opposed the idea "so far" on grounds of political unacceptability, a media report said ... Read more...

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David Beckham On Crutches Following Surgery


March 17th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) David Beckham, the British soccer star who tore his Achilles tendon in the closing minutes of AC Milan's 1-0 win over Chievo Verona on Sunday, ... Read more...

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Michael Foot’s funeral held


March 16th, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Monday led mourners at the funeral of former Labour leader and MP Michael Foot, a lifelong friend of India. Foot, who campaigned for ... Read more...

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Nicolas Sarkozy tags extra marital rumours “ridiculous”


March 13th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): French President Nicolas Sarkozy dismissed claims surrounding his married life, saying he doesn't have time to deal with "ridiculous rumours".While at a joint Downing Street press conference ... Read more...

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Sarkozy dusts off rumours of marriage strain


March 12th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Friday termed as "ridiculous rumours" the media reports about extramarital affair of his wife Carla Bruni, who was reported to have been holidaying ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to get World Statesman award


March 12th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be presented the Appeal of Conscience Foundation 2010 World Statesman Award in September in New York. The announcement of the award was made ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to get World Statesman 2010 award


March 12th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has been declared World Statesman of the year 2010 by the Appeal of Conscience Foundation.Former US Deputy Secretary of State ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown voted worst male travel companion


March 12th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 12 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is the last man Brits want to travel with, a new survey has found.The leader has been voted the worst male travel ... Read more...

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Sarkozy tells Carla to end holiday with lover


March 12th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy has asked his wife Carla Bruni to end a holiday with her lover in Thailand and return home, a news report said. Sarkozy ... Read more...

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French President Sarkozy to meet with UK PM Brown and Opposition leader Cameron


March 11th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- French President Nicolas Sarkozy will meet with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Opposition leader David Cameron on Friday, Sarkozy's office said on Wednesday.Sarkozy will meet Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Swraj Paul drops non-domicile status, police drops probe


March 9th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Indian-born industrialist and Labour Party supporter Lord Swraj Paul Tuesday said he is giving up his non-domicile tax status just as British police announced it was dropping ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell planning humanitarian mission to Haiti


March 8th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 8 (ANI): Supermodel Naomi Campbell is said to be planning a humanitarian mission to Haiti in an effort to see where the money from her Fashion for Relief ... Read more...

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