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Gay marriage: Churchgoers not to vote Tory in next polls


August 18th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) At least six out of 10 Britons who attend church services regularly say they are less likely to vote for the Conservative party in the next ... Read more...

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Lib Dem support sinks to lowest level since origin: Poll


January 5th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): The support for Britain's Liberal Democrat Party has gone down to its lowest level in over a decade because the voters are now dissatisfied over coalition partner's ... Read more...

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Lib Dems may lose half of their voters in next election: Poll


December 12th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): The Liberal Democratic party in Britain is likely to lose nearly half of its voters in the next general election, according to a new poll.The Telegraph quoted the ... Read more...

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UK Govt. agrees on non-EU skilled migration cap of 43,000 in 2011-12


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.23 (ANI): The British Government will cap the number of non-EU skilled migrants allowed to enter the United Kingdom at about 43,000 next year, the BBC reports.The 43,000 cap from next ... Read more...

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Buckingham Palace connived to keep ‘Brown at Number 10 to seal Tory-Leb Dem coalition’


November 14th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14 (ANI): British premier David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg connived with Buckingham Palace to delay Gordon Brown's departure from Downing Street while they did a deal ... Read more...

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British deputy PM Clegg ‘plotted to ditch tuition fees pledge’


November 13th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg was secretly plotting to ditch his pledge to axe tuition fee hike two months before the election, a media report said ... Read more...

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British coalition disappoints voters


August 14th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) The British government is about to complete its first 100 days in office, but a poll conducted among voters has described the David Cameron-Nick Clegg coalition as ... Read more...

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Britain introduces 40 bn pound austerity measures


June 22nd, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 22 (IANS) Britons bore the brunt for the second time after the global meltdown as the David Cameron government Tuesday introduced the harshest of spending cuts in ... Read more...

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British NRIs expect immigration cuts, pro-rich policies (Comment)


May 15th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Kul Bhushan NRIs may well grit their teeth at the new Conservative-Lib Dem government. The new British government will probably come down hard on immigration and introduce economic policies that help the ... Read more...

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David Cameron Takes Spot As New British PM, Clegg To Be Deputy


May 12th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): David Cameron has taken over from Gordon Brown as Britain's new Prime Minister, ending a thirteen-year dry spell for the Tories at 10 Downing Street. In a ... Read more...

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David Cameron Takes Office as New British PM


May 12th, 2010 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Conservative leader David Cameron was Tuesday appointed as Britain's new prime minister by Queen Elizabeth II, ending the 13-year rule of the Labour Party led by Gordon ... 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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Lib-Dems behaving like “every harlot in history” says David Blunkett


May 11th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): In yet another twist in the post-election frenzy former British home secretary, sharp-tongued David Blunkett has likened the Lib-Dems to a "harlot", apropos to the hemming and ... Read more...

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Treachery, cry Tories after Clegg and Brown talk


May 11th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Conservatives have savaged Liberal Democrats after the latter sought a deal with Labour leader and Prime Minister Gordon Brown, with a senior Tory leader saying: "These people ... Read more...

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Over 50 percent Brits want Cameron to be next PM


May 11th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): About 53 percent of Brits want Tory leader David Cameron to be the country's next Prime Minister.According to The Sun's latest poll, only 33 per cent want ... Read more...

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Lib-Dems, Tories may agree on ‘economic deal’ to reassure markets


May 10th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): In what could be a decisive factor leading to the formation of a coalition in the House of Commons, Nick Clegg and David Cameron are close to ... Read more...

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Lib Dem-Labour deal likely only if Brown steps down


May 9th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 9 (ANI): The Liberals are seriously exploring the possibility of a Lib-Lab pact to end the present political impasse, but the key to such an arrangement has to be ... Read more...

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Labour looking for coalition as exit polls predict a hung parliament


May 7th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): Britain might be heading for its first hung parliament in 36 years if exit poll predictions are to be gone by.As the election counting begins in a ... Read more...

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Britain polls: Cleggmania fails to convert into votes


May 7th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) The charismatic Nick Clegg, leader of the Liberal Democrats, witnessed a huge surge in popularity during campaigning, but that doesn't seem to have translated into votes in the ... Read more...

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Brown hints election defeat on his mind


May 4th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (DPA) Prime Minister Gordon Brown indicated Tuesday that he is thinking about life beyond politics should his ruling Labour Party fair badly in Britain's general election this week. He ... Read more...

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Tories rule out post poll alliance with Lib Dems


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Britain's Conservative Party leader David Cameron has said that he has no intention of working on a post-poll tie-up with the Nick Clegg-led Lib Dem alliance.According to ... Read more...

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Cameron on way to becoming the next UK PM


May 2nd, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Tory leader, David Cameron is almost certain to become Britain's next Prime Minster if pre-election polls are to be gone by.The tipping point for the Tories came ... Read more...

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Brit Mums’ slam Liberal Democrat porn plan


April 26th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 26 (ANI): Mothers in Britain have expressed dismay and anger over a Liberal Democrat plan to let 16-year-olds watch and star in pornographic films.The controversial policy has faced blistering criticism ... Read more...

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Labour Party’s support declines to lowest level in last six months


April 25th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): The ruling Labour Party's support is declining to the lowest level in Britain in last six months, giving a fresh blow to the party's election campaign, according ... Read more...

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Lib Dem leader Clegg almost as popular as Churchill


April 18th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.18 (ANI): Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg, who won the first of three election-related debates aired on British television for the first time earlier this week, is being regarded as ... Read more...

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Daniel Radcliffe takes first step into politics


March 22nd, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Actor Daniel Radcliffe has taken his first step to embark on a career in politics by signing up as the advisor to Britain's Liberal Democrats party, say reports. Radcliffe ... Read more...

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Daniel Radcliffe takes political turn


March 22nd, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 22 (ANI): Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe has reportedly taken a political turn and signed up as an advisor to the Liberal Democrats.The 20-year-old British star recently revealed he will ... Read more...

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Conservatives get a lead over Labour, still short of majority: Polls


March 7th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 7 (ANI): Conservative leader David Cameron has managed to get a lead over Labour, but he still looks short of an overall majority at the General Election, according to a ... Read more...

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Cameron’s speech gives Tories seven-point lead over Labour Party


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): David Cameron's dramatic conference speech has given Tories a seven-point lead over the Labour Party.The Sun's daily YouGov survey today is the first to be taken after the ... Read more...

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Hung parliament predicted for Britain


February 23rd, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Britain could see its first hung parliament in more than a quarter of a century, a British newspaper predicted Tuesday after the ratings for the country's main ... Read more...

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Two in three Brits consider immigration bad for UK


November 25th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 25 (ANI): Nearly two in three Brits think that immigration has a "negative effect on the UK," a new poll has found.According to a poll on border control policies by ... Read more...

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Labour slumps to lowest ever poll rating


May 15th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, may 15 (ANI): Britain's ruling Labour party has slumped to its lowest ever poll rating in history in the wake of the revelations about MPs' expenses.According to the Daily Telegraph, a ... Read more...

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Senior Brit MP dubbed airhead after calling fire fighters over boiler trouble


December 15th, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 15 (ANI): A Brit Senior MP had been dubbed an airhead after she called the fire department to repair her noise-making central heater.Lib-Dem Lynne Featherstone had punched UKs emergency ... Read more...

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Brown has 42 days to turn around Labours fortunes or face leadership crisis


July 26th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown was told that he has only 42 days to turn around Labours fortunes or face an autumn leadership crisis.The warning came ... Read more...

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