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Australia rallies for vote for Super Trawler


September 12th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In Sydney the hopes of stopping a super trawler from fishing in Australia’s water were turned down as those in favor of the fishing expressed their disregard ... 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 heads for hung Parliament


May 7th, 2010 - 5:28 am ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (DPA) Britain is set for a change of government as the opposition Conservatives emerged as the biggest party from Thursday's general election, and the ruling Labour Party suffered ... Read more...

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Britons flock to polling booths to elect new government (Third Lead)


May 6th, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (DPA) Britons flocked to the polling stations in the general election Thursday that could end 13 years of Labour rule and thrust the small Liberal Democratic Party into ... Read more...

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Britons flock to polls to choose new government (Second Lead)


May 6th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (DPA) Britons flocked to the polls in a general election Thursday that could end 13 years of Labour rule and thrust the small Liberal Democratic Party into a ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown reprimanded for bullying civil servants


February 21st, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (DPA) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown was given an unprecedented telling-off by the head of the civil service over his verbal abuse of staff, a new book serialised ... Read more...

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Third minister steps down from Brown’s government


June 5th, 2009 - 7:28 am ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (DPA) A third British minister resigned from Prime Minister Gordon Brown's government late Thursday and called on the leader to step down. Work and Pensions Secretary James Purnell announced ... Read more...

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‘Amazing Indian democracy’ floors British politicians


May 16th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 16 (IANS) Surprised British politicians Saturday praised India's democracy, saying the proven wisdom of the Indian electorate had made a mockery of political pundits - once again."This ... Read more...

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Brown warns of ‘enormous’ challenges for 2009


January 1st, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (DPA) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Thursday warned of the "enormous economic challenge" ahead in 2009 and vowed to replace the "unbridled free market dogma" with a better economic ... Read more...

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British government plans tax-cutting to revive economy


November 24th, 2008 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (DPA) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Monday defended his policy of tax cuts to stimulate the economy in an effort to soften the impact of a looming recession.Speaking before ... Read more...

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Row over baby’s torture death in British parliament, mother remorseless


November 13th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) The shocking story of a 17-month-old boy tortured to death by his guardians sparked a row in the House of Commons Thursday, with Prime Minister Gordon ... Read more...

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Bank shares fall in London after failure of US package


September 30th, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (DPA) Bank shares tumbled on theLondon stock exchange Tuesday following the rejection by the US House of Representatives of the massive US bail-out plan.London's FTSE 100 Index slumped by ... Read more...

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India will help out of financial crisis: British finance minister


September 22nd, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) The British finance minister said Monday India and other strong emerging economies will help bail out Britain from the current global economic downturn. Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair ... Read more...

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Norway allows same-sex marriages


June 12th, 2008 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
DPA Oslo, June 12 (DPA) A new common marriage law that will allow same-sex couples in Norway to marry won broad approval Wednesday in parliament, and was welcomed with applause and cheers from ... Read more...

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British Parliament rejects changes in abortion law


May 21st, 2008 - 6:19 am ICT by admin
DPA London, May 21 (DPA) Attempts by opposition Conservatives to tighten Britain's liberal abortion laws were defeated late Tuesday, when Parliament voted to leave the upper time limit for pregnancy termination at 24 ... Read more...

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British parliament votes for hybrid embryo research


May 20th, 2008 - 3:35 am ICT by admin
DPA London, May 20 (DPA) The British parliament Monday passed controversial legislation that would allow the creation of hybrid human-animal embryos for medical research. In the House of Commons vote, the government proposals ... Read more...

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Broad consensus over Norway’s boycott of Olympics ceremony


April 3rd, 2008 - 4:36 pm ICT by admin
DPA Oslo, April 3 (DPA) There is a broad political consensus in Norway to consider a boycott of the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics, leading politicians said Thursday. Olemic Thommessen, cultural affairs ... Read more...

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Ruling Labour Party’s popularity dips in Britain


March 16th, 2008 - 7:40 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua London, March 16 (Xinhua) Britain's ruling Labour Party's approval ratings have slumped to their lowest level since 1983, a survey showed Sunday. Labour's support rate slipped to 27 percent, 16 points behind ... Read more...

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