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  • Jul 10, 2014
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David Cameron

Britain and West can bring jobs, factories back from Asia, Cameron to say at Davos

British Prime Minister David Cameron will use a speech at Davos on Friday to say Britain and the West have an opportunity to boost their economic fortunes by luring back jobs and factories from Asia, a trend he says is already under way.

Friday, 24 January, 2014, 3:26pm

China Merchants Securities taps British market

China Merchants Securities, one of the mainland’s oldest and largest securities houses, has set up a subsidiary in Britain to expand into global capital and commodities markets, with a focus on derivatives – at a time when Western rivals are trying to scale back from a business that often comes with high profits and equally high risks.

12 Dec 2013 - 1:45am

'Forget French, learn Chinese,' David Cameron urges as he ends China trip

Forget French, it’s time to learn Putonghua, said David Cameron as he wrapped up a visit to China on Thurday, accompanied by six government ministers and the largest trade mission ever led by a British prime minister.

5 Dec 2013 - 7:46pm 2 comments

British Prime Minister David Cameron backs China to 'realise its dream'

Premier Li Keqiang and British Prime Minister David Cameron oversaw the signing of business deals yesterday ranging from high-speed rail projects to nuclear power, while leaving contentious human rights issues on the sidelines.

3 Dec 2013 - 12:52pm 10 comments

I’m backing China, says David Cameron as he arrives in Beijing

Britain will act as China’s strongest advocate in the west, British prime minister, David Cameron, declared last night as he flew into Beijing pledging to lead a “dialogue of mutual respect and understanding”.

2 Dec 2013 - 12:24pm 4 comments

Cameron tweets in Mandarin on Weibo for China trip

British Prime Minister David Cameron has joined Sina Weibo, China’s version of Twitter, and posted his first message ahead of a visit to Beijing, Downing Street said Saturday.

1 Dec 2013 - 9:08am 1 comment

Cameron tightens Britain's migrant benefit rules

Britain will tighten migrant benefit rules due to concerns over migration levels from Bulgaria and Romania when restrictions are lifted on January 1.

27 Nov 2013 - 9:05pm

Britain's Conservatives worried about rise of UK Independence Party

British Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative Party is increasingly nervous about the threat posed by the eurosceptic UK Independence Party (UKIP), which could split the centre-right vote and deny the Tories victory at the 2015 general election.

1 Oct 2013 - 9:57pm

Britain names soldier killed in London attack

Two British men of Nigerian descent accused of hacking a soldier to death on a London street in revenge for wars in Muslim countries were known to security services, a source close to the investigation said on Thursday.

24 May 2013 - 4:22am 1 comment

'British soldier' butchered in broad daylight in suspected London terrorist attack

Two men wielding knives and a gun murdered a man believed to be a British soldier near a London barracks on Wednesday, before delivering an Islamist tirade to passers-by.

23 May 2013 - 9:35am 14 comments