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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Ankle-tags pilot scheme will monitor binge drinkers in London

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 08:55pm by GDN

    ... strain on frontline services, whilst costing businesses and the taxpayer billions of pounds. "This is an approach that has seen impressive results in the US, steering binge drinkers away ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    William Hague steps aside as David Cameron reshuffles team ahead of 2015 poll

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 11:12pm by Reuters

    ... Jonathan Hill, a peer, as Britain's next European commissioner. Hill, who has voted against deeper European integration in the past, had previously coordinated the government's business ... that will involve him coordinating the government's business in the lower house of parliament. He said he would also step down as a member of parliament in May next year. "There is a balance ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Business leaders urge Britain to stay in European Union

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 12:06pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... billion, about four to five per cent of Britain’s total output. “We have looked beyond the political rhetoric to examine the pros and cons of EU membership and British business is unequivocal- ... of Britain’s membership to the public in an in-out referendum by the end of 2017. British business is unequivocal- the single market is fundamental to our future John Cridland, CBI director general ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Under-fire Clegg insists he won’t quit as Liberal Democrat leader

    Posted May 28th 2014, 08:19pm by AFP

    ... is doing it in British politics." One potential successor as party leader, veteran business minister Vince Cable, insisted there was "no leadership issue" and praised Clegg's ...

  5. Business - Economy - BRITAIN

    Policymaking committee shake-up may help Carney beat rates pressure

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 05:34am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Host of new faces on rate-setting panel fit well with Bank of England governor's broader focus on the influence of finance on the economy Committee shake-up may aid Carney vision A shake-up of Britain's top monetary policymaker ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    UFO desk was kept busy, but not in defence

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in London UFO desk was kept busy, but not in defence Newly declassified files from Britain's Ministry of Defence shed further light on why the military shut down its UFO desk nearly three years ago, despite a surge in reported sightings- the expensive operation just had no defence benefit. The National Archives has been releasing declassified Ministry ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Bosses' group, the CBI, forced to withdraw its opposition to Scottish independence

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 07:03am by AFP

    ... from Britain in September's referendum. Last week it emerged it had registered its support for the 'No' camp with the Electoral Commission. The move angered many businesses ... is a decision for the Scottish people and we are not telling people how to vote," he said. "However, we do have a legitimate role as the UK's biggest business group in raising important ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Labour's Ed Miliband calls for inquiry into Pfizer bid for AstraZeneca

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:43am by Reuters

    ... is the latest move to take on big businesses in the name of protecting voters. ...

  9. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Bank of England opts for cautious approach on housing market

    Posted May 07th 2014, 05:01am by Reuters

    ... by the world's super-rich than about preventing a rapid growth in the exposure of lenders to mortgages, which in a worst- case scenario could put at risk banks' ability to lend to businesses ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Live streaming of child sexual abuse online a growing trend, Britain's crime agency says

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 09:06pm by GDN

    ... and harvesting of confidential data against commercial business systems. Most of the heroin consumed in Britain originates in Afghanistan, where opium poppy production is once again booming, ...




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