Gordon Brown is a former British prime minister and leader of the British Labour Party from 2007 until 2010. Brown previously served as Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Labour government from 1997 to 2007 and has been a member of parliament since 1983.
The sister-in-law of former British prime minister Gordon Brown has said she was deported from a Malaysian state whose powerful leader is widely accused of massive corruption. Clare Rewcastle Brown, an activist journalist who runs a website and radio station fiercely critical of Sarawak's chief minister, Abdul Taib Mahmud, said she was turned away at an airport in the state on Wednesday.Friday, 5 July, 2013, 2:20am
I resigned for the Jiang Zemin incident ... I tried my very best but I could not stop this piece of news from being broadcast
Leung Ka-wing, ATV's senior vice-president of news and public affairs
If you look back into recent Chinese history, inflation could be a very destabilising element6 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
Sino-British ties were free of historical disputes and burdens after Britain recognised Tibet as part of China, Premier Wen Jiabao told former British prime minister Gordon Brown yesterday.28 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has invited the mainland's sovereign fund to invest heavily in his country, despite global worries that the mainland's ample cash could be a source of controversy.19 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown discussed the environment, human rights and democracy with Chinese leaders on the first day of a three-day visit yesterday.
He also secured an invitation to the Olympic Games in August.19 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Britain's new prime minister, Gordon Brown, is not as good a talker, nor as charismatic, as the man he succeeded yesterday, Tony Blair. He has a reputation for being dour and brooding, genial and private - attributes that seem out of step with the economic vibrancy he has endowed his nation with during the decade he has just ended as its finance chief.28 Jun 2007 - 12:00am
Tony Blair famously won power on a pledge that New Labour's priorities in government would be 'education, education, education'. It was an agenda that appealed to the swing voters in middle England and an acknowledgement that in the age of knowledge economies the schools agenda had to take centre stage.23 Jun 2007 - 12:00am
When British Chancellor Gordon Brown rose in parliament last month to deliver his budget speech there was undeniably an air of drama in the chamber - not merely because of any new measures he might introduce, but because this was almost certainly his final budget before taking up the reins as prime minister.18 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
'Gordon Brown ended the freeze on petrol duty, doubled air passenger duty and announced a raft of initiatives to combat climate change today as he laid out what is expected to be his final Pre-Budget Report as Chancellor.'
The Times, December 611 Dec 2006 - 12:00am
'It is the rich countries hearing the voice of the poor'
British Chancellor of the Exchequer11 Feb 2005 - 12:00am
British deputy leader Gordon Brown is emerging as one of the most prominent advocates of debt relief for poor countries. He will be in a prime position to champion this agenda in the coming year, as the country takes on leadership of both the Group of Eight and the European Union.29 Sep 2004 - 12:00am