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Is Andrew Strauss going to be a MP?


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Andrew Straus just quit cricket for good. Strauss who is 35 years old is a conservative party supporter who offered himself as an auction prize and won ... Read more...

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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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Rupert Murdoch wants Boris to lead the Tories


August 1st, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rupert Murdoch wants Boris Johnson to lead the Tories. Johnson is a British politician who is currently the mayor of London and he is also an accomplished ... Read more...

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Carrying knife in Britain rarely invites jail


September 2nd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Less than one in five thugs, who are caught carrying knives, faces jail term in Britain, official figures have revealed.With just 19.7 percent being locked up, ... Read more...

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A website that ranks MPs’ sex appeal


May 31st, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) A website in Britain that allows people to choose the sexiest MP has turned into a huge hit, a media report said Tuesday.The Sun reported that ... Read more...

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Tories clinch majority in Canada polls


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, May 3 (ANI): Canadians have handed the Conservative Party its long-coveted majority after a game-changing election that boosted the New Democrats to the Official Opposition, decimated the Bloc Québécois and humbled ... 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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Killed British troops’ kids to get free degree courses


October 5th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Children of British troops, who died on active duty since 1990, have been offered free degree courses, a media report said Tuesday.An annual 8,200-pound scholarships will be ... Read more...

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Labour benefited from electoral fraud ‘in Asian community’ in general elections: Baroness Warsi


October 1st, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1(ANI): Baroness Warsi, Britain's first female Muslim cabinet minister, has claimed that the Conservatives failed to win an overall majority at the general election because Labour stole three seats from ... Read more...

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Brit celebrity stalker gets “orgasmic” over roly-poly minister Eric Pickles


September 15th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 15 (ANI): A woman in Britain, who has been stalking celebrities, had to be escorted out of a Tory meeting after she started getting "orgasmic" over roly-poly minister Eric ... Read more...

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Cameron wants to encash goodwill to clear the mess


August 18th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron, who is to complete a hundred days in the office this week, insisted Wednesday he wants to sort out the problems faced ... 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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European police to spy on Britons


July 26th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Police from the European Union (EU) states will be able to arrest Britons, place them under surveillance, bug phones and monitor bank accounts in this country, if politicians ... Read more...

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Champagne socialists ‘turn conservative after 40 or so’


July 14th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): The old adage "If you're not a socialist at the age of 20 you have no heart. If you're not a conservative at the age of 40, you ... Read more...

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Britain’s new foreign policy favours improved links with India, Brazil


June 27th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 27 (ANI): Criticising previous UK governments for concentrating on three main blocs -- the European Union, the US and the Middle East, Foreign Secretary William Hague has said that Britain's ... 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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Samantha Cameron quits her job


May 14th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) Samantha Cameron, wife of British Prime Minister David Cameron, has quit her job and says its a decision she had been "considering for some time". Samantha, 39, who ... Read more...

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Thank you and goodbye, says an emotional Brown


May 12th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) "Thank you and goodbye!" said an emotional Gordon Brown as he stepped down as Britain's prime minister, ending 13 years of Labour rule. Being prime minister had been ... 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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New British PM, David Cameron Not The Youngest Ever


May 12th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Conservative leader David Cameron at 43 is one of the youngest prime minister's of Britain - an achievement shadowed only by the fact that William Pitt became ... Read more...

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David Cameron, Tory moderniser, ends 13-year Labour era (Profile)


May 12th, 2010 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (DPA) David Cameron, once heralded as the "Tories' answer to Tony Blair", has returned Britain's Conservatives to power, after a 13-year-gap, on a modernising agenda. Like Blair, who launched ... Read more...

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Clegg was among last to know about Brown decision


May 11th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Nick Clegg, the Liberal Democrats leader who holds the key to government formation in Britain, was told about Prime Minister Gordon Brown's offer to step down only ... Read more...

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Tories, Liberal Democrats agree on deal outline (Third Lead)


May 10th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) The Tories and Liberal Democrats have agreed the "outline" of a deal to form a new government, the Sky News said Monday. "The outline of a deal ... Read more...

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Britain’s coalition talks to continue into Monday


May 10th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (DPA) Britain's Conservative and Liberal parties ended a day of consultations over the possible formation of a new government Sunday with a pledge that economic stability and a ... Read more...

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Agra-born Alok Sharma elected British MP, city celebrates


May 9th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 9 (IANS) It's celebration time in the city of Taj as one of their very own has registered a thumping victory in the UK parliamentary elections. Agra-born Alok Sharma, a ... Read more...

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‘British voting system a recipe for corruption’


May 9th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) The British voting system is "a recipe for corruption", election monitors from developing countries have said after thousands of people complained of not being allowed to vote. International election ... 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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Conservatives’ Anti EU integration memo leak jeopardises possible Lib-Tory alliance


May 9th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): The ironic leak of a strongly worded, top-secret letter describing the Conservatives' plan to adopt a hardline Eurosceptic position could rule out a possible, Lib-Tory alliance.It presumes an ... Read more...

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Conservatives missed majority by just 16,000 votes


May 9th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 9 (ANI): The Tories have missed securing a majority in the House of Commons by just 16,000 votes, an expert analysis of the election results has claimed.According to The Times, ... Read more...

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Lib Dem leader Clegg ready for coalition talks with Cameron’s Tories


May 7th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): Liberal Democratic leader Nick Clegg has said that his party will offer Conservative Party leader David Cameron the first chance to form a coalition government rather than ... Read more...

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Labour has lost mandate to govern: David Cameron


May 7th, 2010 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) Conservative leader David Cameron Friday morning asked Gordon Brown to vacate No.10 Downing Street as Labour "had clearly lost its mandate to govern". Exit polls show that the ... 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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