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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain's Conservatives vow to crack down on tax-avoiding tech firms

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:27am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Birmingham David Cameron's party woos voters with pledge to scrap inheritance tax Tories target tax-avoiding tech firms Britain's Conservative Party has ... While opinion polls have consistently put the main opposition Labour Party several points ahead, they have also shown the Conservatives are more trusted to deliver economic growth. But a ComRes ...

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    Defection and sex scandal hit UK Conservatives ahead of annual meeting

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:23am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Birmingham 'Not an ideal start' to annual meeting, British PM admits as he aims to rally his party for election Defection, scandal hit Conservatives British Prime Minister David Cameron is aiming to rally his Conservatives for victory at next year's general election at their annual conference on Sunday, with the party reeling from ...

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    British PM David Cameron pledges tax cuts for 30 million

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 03:42am by AFP, Reuters

    ... Cameron was cheered yesterday as he pledged sweeping tax cuts for almost half the population in a pitch designed to woo voters and guarantee re-election next year. Closing his Conservative ... in Birmingham has been overshadowed by fears of growing support for UKIP after the defection of two Conservative ministers to their side, with rumours that more could follow. Cameron vowed to change ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Could 'sensible' home secretary Theresa May succeed Cameron?

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 08:24pm by Bloomberg

    ... a government minister talking about ending the persecution of young black men by the police might seem unremarkable. When Home Secretary Theresa May did so in her speech to the ruling Conservative ... as Conservative chairwoman, May was met with a deluge of criticism as she told delegates the Tories led for 15 years by Margaret Thatcher had to soften their image and stop being the "nasty ...

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    Tories pick London Mayor Boris Johnson to run for British parliament

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:38pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Boris Johnson finally gets his opportunity to enter parliament and, despite assurances to the contrary, to challenge for leadership of the Conservative Party Boris Johnson to contest London parliamentary seat London Mayor Boris Johnson has been chosen by his Conservative Party as its candidate to fight for a west London seat at next year's ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    British Labour leader Ed Miliband shifts to the left ahead of May poll

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 04:27am by Reuters

    ... in generations. We are ready." Narrowly ahead of Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative party in opinion polls, Miliband faces a tough task to win the May poll. Experts say Labour, which ... he said. A YouGov poll released yesterday put support for Labour at 35 per cent against 33 per cent for the Conservatives. More worryingly for Miliband, 63 per cent of respondents said ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Referendum start of change for UK, say Scotland's 'Yes' and 'No' camps

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 08:41am by Reuters

    ... a system to keep Scottish members of the British parliament from voting on UK policies that do not apply to self-ruling Scots. Such a system could be good for Cameron's Conservatives, whose ... through an English caucus potentially controlled by the Conservatives. Labour leader Ed Miliband said plans for change needed to be put to members of the public through a constitutional ...

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    Fears over new powers promised for Scotland may not be delivered

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 06:18am by AFP

    ... with uncertainty. A key question is what fresh powers Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron and Britain's other main parties will now hand to the Scottish parliament in Edinburgh. Many people do ... in 10 said their main reason for backing independence was to ensure they would no longer be ruled by Conservative governments. Warnings that independence was the only way to save the state-run ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scotland votes to stay, but vote will unleash radical change for whole UK

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:32am by ALICE WOODHOUSE, Reuters, AFP

    ... "is and will remain an important member of the European Union for the benefit of all citizens and member states". Negotiations will now start between Cameron's Conservatives ...

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    Nurse's death following radio station's prank call ruled suicide

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 07:20pm by Reuters

    ... Australia to attend the inquest at London's High Court. In a statement, she said to the nurse's family: "My thoughts continue to be with you. I am so deeply sorry for your loss. ...




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