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Cameron had secret talks with Blair over Libya crisis


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 3 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has been secretly consulting his predecessor Tony Blair about the crisis in Libya, despite criticizing the later and his supporters publicly.Senior officials ... Read more...

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UK to let in 20,000 skilled Indians yearly bypassing government’s new immigration caps


February 20th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Britain would reportedly allow thousands of Indians to enter the country every year under a European Union (EU) trade deal.The multibillion-pound EU India Free Trade Agreement, ... Read more...

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Cadbury’s Swiss Move Will Cost UK Millions in Tax


December 7th, 2010 - 3:30 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The commitment by Kraft to safeguard Cadbury jobs in Birmingham has been questioned by the Former Business Secretary, Lord Mandelson, after Kraft approved the plans to move part ... Read more...

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Britain’s first Bangladeshi MP target of ‘vile smears’


May 23rd, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 23(ANI): Britain's first Bangladeshi MP, Rushanara Ali, is being subjected to a vile Internet smear campaign by fellow Muslims attacking her for refusing to wear a headscarf.According to reports, comments ... Read more...

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Labour woos Liberal Democrats in bid to retain power


May 7th, 2010 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) Labour seemed to be reaching out to the Liberal Democrats in an apparent last ditch bid to retain power with a senior Labour leader saying he has "no ... 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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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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Kapil Sibal briefs Lord Mandelson on India’s education sector


December 22nd, 2009 - 10:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 22(ANI): Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal on Tuesday called on U.K. Business Secretary Lord Mandelson in the national capital and underlined India's intent to expand education ... Read more...

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Belgian PM Herman Van Rompuy appointed first EU President


November 20th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 20 (ANI): Belgian Prime Minister Herman Van Rompuy has been elected as the first President of the European Union, while Britain's European Trade Commissioner, Baroness Ashton, is the new ... Read more...

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Indian-origin minister Baroness Vadera quitting cabinet to help G20 nations fight recession


September 25th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep. 25 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has confirmed that Indian-origin business minister Shriti Vadera is leaving the Government to take up her new role as Britain's representative ... Read more...

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Two in three British firms banking on India, China to boost revenues


September 17th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 17(ANI): In a survey released by the British First Secretary of State, Lord Mandelson, British firms have been urged to enhance their efforts to seek out opportunities in emerging markets ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber’s release suggests nexus between Gaddafi and Brown


August 23rd, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug. 23 (ANI): The release of Lockerbie bomber, Abdel Baset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi last week by Scottish authorities, suggests a nexus or an understanding between Libyan dictator Colonel Muamar ... Read more...

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Tata warned to accept revised Jaguar Land Rover deal


July 19th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): British Business secretary Lord Mandelson has warned Tata Motors, the owner of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), to accept a revised proposal to guarantee hundreds of millions of pounds ... Read more...

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Queen’s ex-PR man working to improve PM Brown’s image


June 17th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Simon Lewis, the silky-smooth public ­relations chief who was drafted in to improve the Queen's image as her communications secretary after the death of Diana, Princess of ... Read more...

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Resigned Blairite Ministers plotted to topple Brown


June 7th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): Cabinet ministers supposedly loyal to former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, reportedly coordinated a plot to force incumbent Premier Gordon Brown to step down.Cabinet Ministers Hazel Blears, ... Read more...

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Tata owned Jaguar rescue bid in doubt due to warring Brit departments


April 30th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30 (ANI): The wrangling between the Treasury Department and the Lord Mandelson-led Business Department might delay an 800 million pound emergency package for the Tata owned Jaguar Land Rover.Jaguar Land ... Read more...

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TATA’s Jaguar Land-Rover to get 270 m pound European bank loan


April 6th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.6 (ANI): The TATA-owned struggling motor group Jaguar Land-Rover looks to set to receive a European bailout package of 270 million pounds to safeguard as many as 14,500 jobs in the ... Read more...

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TATA’s Land Rover seeks 781 m pounds in UK Govt. loans


April 3rd, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 3 (ANI): Tata, the Indian owners of Jaguar Land Rover, are seeking 781 million pounds in Government and European loans to safeguard the company's future.Jaguar Land Rover is one ... Read more...

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Lord Mandelson asks UK business fraternity to look at India’’s rising stars


January 22nd, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.22 (ANI): British Business Secretary Lord Mandelson has suggested to the British companies, seeking to do business in India, to look beyond the traditional centres of New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore ... Read more...

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Miliband comes under fire over Kashmir remarks


January 22nd, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.22 (ANI): British Foreign Secretary David Miliband continues to attract flak at home and from abroad for the way he sought to bulldoze the leadership in India into accepting that ... Read more...

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UK’’s biggest trade union wants govt bailout for Tata owned Jaguar before Christmas


December 23rd, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Britain''s biggest trade union has backed Tata owned Jaguar Land Rover to get British Government''s financial support before Christmas.Tony Woodley, joint general secretary of Unite, said that ... Read more...

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Brit bailout pledge helps Tata find cash to keep Jaguar Land Rover afloat


December 22nd, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): A planned British government bailout worth tens of millions of pounds to keep Jaguar Land Rover afloat has helped the companys owners, Tata, to secure extra funds. ... Read more...

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Jaguar faces tough bail out tests


December 21st, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): British Business Secretary Lord Mandelson has warned Jaguar Land Rover that it faces tough tests before any bail-out.Playing down the prospect of a quick bailout for the ... Read more...

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Heather Mills, Amy Winehouse made Villains of 2008 list


December 21st, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartneys ex-wife Heather Mills and troubled pop star Amy Winehouse have made a new list of The Villains of 2008.The list was compiled by the ... Read more...

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