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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Could 'sensible' home secretary Theresa May succeed Cameron?

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

    ... is the daughter of a clergyman, turned 58 yesterday. She started her working life at the Bank of England before becoming head of European affairs for the Association for Payment Clearing Services, ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Defection and sex scandal hit UK Conservatives ahead of annual meeting

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

    ... enough seats to govern alone in 2015. If they do so, they have promised to hold a referendum in 2017 on whether Britain should stay in the European Union. Europe has long been an open wound ...

  3. 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

    ... strengthening against the dollar and euro, while British shares and bonds also rose. There was also relief in many European capitals, where a "Yes" vote would have given unwanted encouragement ... of Great Britain and Northern Ireland". In Brussels, the European Commission's president, Jose Manuel Barroso- who had opposed Scottish independence from the outset- welcomed ...

  4. News - China - BRITAIN

    Beijing wary of Scottish vote's impact on Taiwan, Tibet, even Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 03:55am by Andrea Chen and Teddy Ng

    ... self-determination has become a paramount principle overwhelming everything else, Europe will constantly break up into smaller and smaller fractions, which will run counter to European integration," ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Denied a vote, frustrated expat Scots watch as homeland's fate decided

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:09pm by AFP

    ... Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond and British Prime Minister David Cameron legal opinion arguing that the terms violated Scottish expats' right to freedom of movement under European law. ... "has put the referendum beyond effective legal challenge". Some of the diaspora in the European Union are concerned that they may become illegal immigrants if the EU blocks moves ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Clinton backs Scotland to stay in UK as part of European Union

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 11:01am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... in the European Union Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton on Thursday called upon Scotland to stay in the United Kingdom, echoing the comments made last week by her former boss Barack Obama. ... worked pretty well,” Obama said. Clinton, subject of fevered speculation about a possible run at the US presidency, also said it would be for the best if Britain stayed in the European Union, ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scottish independence vote sparks larger debate on Britain’s future

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:16pm by AFP

    ... to "recover power over our national life" by leaving the European Union. In its 2014 manifesto, the party vowed to "bring back power to the people" by introducing local referendums ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Tempers heat up as Scotland nears referendum on independence

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 06:02am by AFP

    ... government. Murphy said on Friday he was suspending his grass-roots tour, accusing the "Yes" campaign of employing intimidation tactics. Pro-independence leader Alex Salmond also condemned ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain’s Ukip rides anti-EU wave to open up lead in European elections

    Posted May 26th 2014, 01:03pm by >Agence France-Presse

    ... in Europe swept Britain on Monday as the UK Independence Party (Ukip) appeared to be heading for victory in the European parliament elections.     Ukip leader Nigel Farage hailed the results as “the ... at the last European election in 2009.     The Conservatives had won 16 seats and the main opposition Labour Party 14 seats, with 23.5 per cent of the vote.     Farage retained his seat in southeast ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    British parents of brain tumour boy taken from hospital arrested in Spain

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:44am by AFP

    ... According to the statement, police were speaking with Ashya's parents and the boy's condition was being assessed. Police earlier issued a European arrest warrant for Brett King, 51, ...




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