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Mentally ill can now become MPs in Britain


September 17th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) British lawmakers have unanimously voted to end "discrimination" against people suffering from mental illness, who will now be able to serve as members of parliament, in ... Read more...

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Labour leader Miliband’s office burgled


March 18th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) The office of Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has been burgled, but the criminals found nothing, a media report said Sunday.A door was forced open Friday ... Read more...

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London worst place to do business, say top bankers


February 4th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) The continuing row over bonuses is damaging Britain's reputation as a place to do business, leading international bankers has warned.Ministers have been accused of trying to ... Read more...

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Prince Charles can veto government legislation


October 31st, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Prince Charles has the right to veto any British government legislation that affects his private interests, a media report said Monday.The Prince of Wales must give ... Read more...

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New Zealand news agency shuts down - after 132 years


September 1st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 1 (IANS) "We now sign off," said a New Zealand news agency that closed after 132 years. New Zealand Press Association shut down after Fairfax Media, joint shareholder along ... Read more...

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British MPs tweet, and how!


August 1st, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Tweeting seems to have become a near obsession with British parliamentarians, says a survey revealing that they spent 1,000 hours on Twitter last year.Liberal Democrats topped ... Read more...

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Cameron says hacking probe to be widened, regrets hiring Coulson (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron Wednesday told members of the Commons that the probe into phone-hacking scandal would be widened, and "with hindsight" said ... Read more...

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Those involved in phone hacking must be prosecuted: Cameron


July 13th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron Wednesday told parliament a "firestorm" was engulfing parts of the media and police, and those who had committed the phone ... Read more...

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Ed Miliband ‘dated Andrew Marr’s super-injunction lover’


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): It has emerged that Labour leader Ed Miliband had a fling with the former lover of Andrew Marr involved in his 'super-injunction'.The two met about 10 years ... Read more...

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Labour MP distracts members at PM’s Questions with low-cut blouse


April 29th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): A female MP is said to have distracted the attention of members at PM's Questions with her low-cut blouse, displaying a generous cleavage.Labour's Lisa Nandy, whose face ... Read more...

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German mag condemns ‘over-hyped’ Wills-Kat wedding, calls it a ‘joke’


April 29th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 29 (ANI): Germany's top news magazine has published a withering condemnation of Prince William and fiancee Kate Middleton's royal wedding.Der Spiegel posted the piece on its website, calling the ... Read more...

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Cameron labeled sexist for ‘calm down, dear’ jibe


April 28th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28(ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has been accused by Labour of "patronising, sexist, insulting and un-prime ministerial" behaviour after he told a shadow minister to "calm down, dear" ... Read more...

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Lib Dem leader Clegg’s son asks him why he’s so unpopular


April 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 7 (ANI): Liberal Democratic Party leader and Britain's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has revealed that he often 'cries regularly to music' and admitted that the vitriolic criticism levelled ... Read more...

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Sex scandal a killer for opposition Labour Party in New Zealand


March 28th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Mar. 28 (ANI): It's election year in New Zealand, but the conservative National Party, which has been in power since 2008, is proving tough to beat thanks to ... Read more...

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David Miliband joins Sunderland as non-executive vice-chairman


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2(ANI): Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has joined the board of Premier League football club Sunderland as their non-executive vice chairman.Miliband, who was Foreign Secretary from 2007 to 2010, ... Read more...

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Prince William’s marriage could be disrupted by strikes


December 30th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): A union leader in Britain has warned that Prince William and Kate Middleton's marriage could be disrupted by strikes, as there will be protests against Government cuts ... Read more...

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Tory councillor says unemployed Northerners should pick fruit rather than claim benefits


December 14th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A senior Conservative council chief David Shakespeare has incurred the wrath of several people including politicians with his recent remarks.Shakespeare, who is the leader of the Buckinghamshire ... Read more...

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Miliband denied Christmas visit to Afghanistan


December 5th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Ed Miliband, the leader of Britain's Labour Party, has been denied a chance to visit the country's troops in Afghanistan during Christmas, a media report said Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Fuming Putin accuses England of ‘dirty tricks’ before 2018 World Cup bid


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London/Moscow, Dec. 2 (ANI): A fuming Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has accused England of launching a 'dirty tricks campaign' to secure its right to host the 2018 World Cup.The crunch ... Read more...

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Ed Miliband says he’s proud to be a ’socialist’


November 27th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): UK Labour Party leader Ed Miliband said that he is a socialist, and added that he wanted to be a part of the student protests this week ... Read more...

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Kevin Rudd called Ban Ki-moon ‘Spanky Banky’, reveals book


October 18th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 18 (ANI): Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd and his office privately referred to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon as 'Spanky Banky', a new book has revealed.ABC TV's Barrie Cassidy ... Read more...

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Tony and Cherie Blair’s sex secrets set to be revealed?


September 18th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 18 (ANI): Carole Caplin, who once turned down the offer of 1 million pounds for the story of her ten years as lifestyle guru to Tony and Cherie Blair, might ... Read more...

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Tony Blair branded ‘tiger’ over sex revelations


September 9th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 9 (ANI): TV presenter Holly Willoughby has made former Brit PM Tony Blair blush by branding him a "tiger" over his sex revelations.'This Morning' presenter, 29, said "Tony, you tiger!" ... Read more...

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Spanish miners stay underground to demand pay arrears


September 9th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 9 (IANS/EFE) Two groups of Spanish coal miners are staging protests by refusing to surface from mines to demand payment of back salaries and a lasting solution to the problems ... Read more...

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Oz Labour leader claims PM Julia Gillard stroked him


August 10th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Aug 10 (ANI): Former Labor leader Mark Latham has claimed that the 27th Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is responsible for their much-publicized confrontation and the apology issued over the incident ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown voted third worst Prime Minister since World War II by academics


August 3rd, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 3 (ANI): Former Labour leader Gordon Brown has been named the third worst Prime Minister since World War II, a survey by more than 100 leading academics revealed.According ... Read more...

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David Miliband accuses Gordon Brown of lacking “moral seriousness” as PM


July 10th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): The Labour leadership candidate David Miliband has made his most outspoken attack on former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, saying he lacked the "moral seriousness" he had ... Read more...

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UK PM orders inquiry into claims of torture of terrorists


July 7th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): British Prime Minister, David Cameroon has said a 'judge-led' inquiry will look at claims that UK security services were complicit in the torture of terror suspects.According to the ... Read more...

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Blair’s doubts over Brown as a Labour leader revealed by Alastair Campbell


May 29th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29(ANI): Alastair Campbell, Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's former spin doctor, has revealed that Blair had in the past questioned whether Gordon Brown "had it in him" to ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown’ chances of knighthood ruined?


May 16th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown may miss a chance to earn knighthood after his recent statement following his exit from the top post.The ex-leader said ... Read more...

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David Miliband to run for Labour party leader


May 13th, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (DPA) The race for the leadership of Britain's opposition Labour party began Wednesday with the former foreign secretary David Miliband announcing his candidacy to succeed Gordon Brown. Miliband, 44, ... Read more...

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David Cameron promises special relationship with India


May 12th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): David Cameron, the newly elected Prime Minister of United Kingdom has promised to build a new social relationship with India and support New Delhi's proposal for a ... Read more...

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About The New British PM, David Cameron


May 12th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): Here are ten facts about the new Prime Minister of Britain, David Cameron, who has links to royalty and relatives in Labour Party. 1.According to reports by The ... Read more...

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Britain to switch to Conservative rule as Brown quits


May 12th, 2010 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (DPA) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown resigned Tuesday after his ruling Labour party failed to form a government following last week's general election. Brown's resignation ends 13 years of ... Read more...

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Labour, Liberal Democrats work feverishly to seal deal (Lead)


May 11th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg vowed Tuesday to act quickly after Labour leader and Prime Minister Gordon Brown's dramatic decision to step down brought them back to ... Read more...

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