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  1. Sport - Other Sport - ICE HOCKEY

    Canucks bounce back to defeat Devils

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 03:09pm by Associated Press in Vancouver, British Colombia

    ... Associated Press in Vancouver, British Colombia Cory Schneider’s return to Vancouver started with a standing ovation.  It ended with his former team celebrating its third straight come-from-behind victory.  Jason Garrison scored at 2:18 of overtime on Tuesday and the Canucks bounced back from a 2-0 deficit to defeat the winless New Jersey Devils 3-2 in Schneider’s first game against ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Obama strategist David Axelrod to advise British Labour

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 08:58pm by GDN

    ... Barack Obama's most influential adviser during two presidential victories has been hired to advise the British Labour Party on its 2015 election campaign. David Axelrod has been given the title of senior strategic adviser and the American said Labour's political and economic analysis was similar to the central themes deployed in Obama's successful re-election campaign. ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    British PM David Cameron faces Euro poll backlash from expenses storm

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 08:52pm by GDN

    ... faces Euro poll backlash British Prime Minister David Cameron was yesterday due to launch his Conservative Party's European election campaign, hoping that this week's resignation ... Conservatives, including the Education Secretary Michael Gove, acknowledged that public anger with the political class over the expenses issue remained more raw than his party had recognised. Labour also ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    British culture minister Maria Miller forced out for overstating expenses

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 10:43pm by AFP

    ... and shames British politics," Michael Heaver, a spokesman for the anti-establishment UK Independence party, wrote on Twitter. "Cameron and top table Tories dangerously out of touch." ... Agence France-Presse in London British culture minister quits over expenses row British Prime Minister David Cameron suffered a blow to his authority yesterday when a scandal-hit minister ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Chris Patten and former British judge back rule of law in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:28am by Stuart Lau, Vivienne Chow and Tanna Chong

    ... back calls to preserve rule of law Two high-profile British figures with close ties to Hong Kong yesterday stepped into the debate about the city's rule of law, echoing calls from local ... waterfront was greeted by dozens of Hongkongers waving British and colonial flags, in an internet-organised event. Both flags have become symbols of protest in recent years amid concerns about ...

  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    Tony Benn, former aristocrat who stayed loyal to the British left, dies aged 88

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 04:09pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in London British politician Tony Benn was an unwavering socialist who rejected the Labour Party's ideological shift to vote-winning centrist policies Left-wing aristocrat loyal to his principles Tony Benn, a committed British socialist who irritated and fascinated Britons through a political career spanning more than five decades, and who renounced ...

  7. News - World - UKRAINE

    G8 could expel Russia, says British Prime Minister David Cameron

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 11:00pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London British PM issues warning as US considers more military drills in Baltics G8 could expel Russia, says Cameron Britain warned President Vladimir Putin that Russia could ... steps are taken," Prime Minister David Cameron told the British parliament yesterday. The United States and its G7 allies will gather next week at The Hague without Russia to consider ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    British referendum on EU unlikely before 2020 if Labour wins power, says Ed Miliband

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 11:37am

    ... that Labour is afraid of giving British voters the chance to have their say on Europe. He also intends to underscore the risks of Cameron’s strategy, which some investors fear could allow Britain ... show about 40 per cent of British voters want to stay in the EU, while about the same proportion want to leave. But the polls also show widespread hostility to immigration and dissatisfaction ...

  9. News - World - EUROPE

    Angela Merkel tells British parliament European Union needs a strong UK

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 09:10pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in London German leader tells British lawmakers of need for financial co-operation and less red tape European Union needs a strong UK, Merkel says German Chancellor Angela Merkel wooed a sceptical audience of British lawmakers yesterday with a call for a strong, unified Europe with Britain at its heart. Merkel addressed Britain's Parliament during a visit full ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong democracy should meet people’s aspirations, says British Foreign Secretary William Hague

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 07:17pm by Tanna Chong

    ... the British government has said in its six-monthly report to its lawmakers on affairs in the former colony. In his 21-page report to parliament, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said the Hong Kong government's five-month consultation on political reform shows a "clear commitment" to introducing universal suffrage for the 2017 chief executive election. "I ...




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