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Tories abandon Cameron, 81,000 quit party in seven years


July 8th, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Around one-third members of the Conservative Party have quit since British Prime Minister David Cameron became party leader. The party membership now stands at 177,000 ... Read more...

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New EU anti-terrorist body will be ‘like KGB’


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.2 (ANI): Senior European administrative officials are planning to set up a new European Union counter-terrorism agency, which critics warn, could turn into a Europe-wide secret police force that would be ... Read more...

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‘Foreign docs, including Indians, 6 times more likely to banned than those trained in UK’


February 16th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): Doctors who qualify from non-European countries, including India, are six times more likely to banned for putting patients in danger than those trained in the UK, a study ... Read more...

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Brit minister vows to oppose calls for banning burka in UK


July 19th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 19 (ANI): British Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman has vowed to oppose calls for banning burka in United Kingdom, and added that wearing a burkha could be "empowering" for some Muslim ... Read more...

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Gloves off for allies in British constituency


May 17th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Elections in Britain's Thirsk and Malton constituency will be the first test for Britain's Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition. Polls were postponed following the death of a candidate and ... Read more...

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Britain’s poll candidate hurt in plane crash


May 6th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) A contestant in the British general elections was injured Thursday when his two-seater aircraft crashed in Northamptonshire. Nigel Farage, who is contesting Speaker John Bercow's seat in Buckingham, was ... Read more...

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UK liberty groups outraged at transfer of sensitive data to new EU Gestapo


March 26th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 26 (ANI): UK's liberty groups have expressed outrage over the transfer of sensitive data on millions of Britons to the new EU Gestapo, Europol.The new European intelligence agency can ... Read more...

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UK Justice Secretary says burkha ban will be a waste of police time


February 10th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 9 (ANI): British Justice Secretary Jack Straw has said that banning women from wearing burkhas in British streets would be a waste of police time.While Straw has his own concerns ... Read more...

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Two out of three Brits want ban on burkhas


February 1st, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Two out of three Britishers believe burkhas should be banned in public.A survey suggests that the veil, worn by some Muslim women, is unpopular in Britain with 64 ... Read more...

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Times poll predicts election humiliation for Labour Party


May 30th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30(ANI): The British ministers' expenses scandal has had a devastating impact on the Labour Party and on Prime Minister Gordon Brown, for according to a populus poll for The ... Read more...

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UK bans entry of Dutch anti-Islam film producer


February 13th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 13 (ANI): The British Government has banned the entry of Geert Wilders, the producer of the controversial anti-Islam movie Fitna. The Gordon Brown Government has taken this step to ... Read more...

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