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In Britain
January 17, 2016 7:52 am gmt |
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A vote for Britain to leave the EU would be a “jump into a void”, according to the head of a new pro-European Conservative campaign group. Former minister Nick Herbert has launched Conservatives for Reform in Europe (CRE) to argue the case for the UK to stay under renegotiated terms. Mean...
In Britain
January 14, 2016 8:07 am gmt |
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Hundreds of extra armed officers are to be trained to help counter the threat of a terrorist attack in London, the Metropolitan Police is set to announce. It comes after Scotland Yard reassessed its ability to stop terrorism and respond to armed attacks in light of last year’s deadly attacks in...
In Britain
January 12, 2016 6:40 am gmt |
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Hospitals in England are expected to face major disruption later as junior doctors go on strike in a dispute with the government over a new contract. The doctors will provide emergency cover only during the 24-hour walkout, which gets under way at 08:00 GMT. Hospitals have so far postponed 4,000 rout...
In Britain
January 10, 2016 12:02 pm gmt |
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David Cameron says he will stay on as prime minister even if he loses the UK’s referendum on its EU membership. The PM said he did not think quitting the EU was “the right answer” but the government would “do everything necessary to make it work” if the UK voted to leave...
In Britain
January 9, 2016 7:23 am gmt |
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After talks with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Thursday (January 7), British Prime Minister David Cameron met Hungarian President Janos Ader to continue trying to shore up support for his European Union reform proposals. Cameron’s official visit to Budapest comes ahead of a planned E...
In Britain
January 8, 2016 11:04 am gmt |
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British Prime Minister David Cameron told reporters on Thursday (Jan 7) that he will not compromise on British plans that EU migrants will have to wait four years before getting access to benefits during a joint press conference with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Budapest. “In terms ...
In Britain
January 4, 2016 8:12 am gmt |
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The government is to “directly commission” the building of up to 13,000 new affordable homes on public land, David Cameron is set to announce. The “radical” announcement will see the government take responsibility for developments, help small firms and speed up house building,...
In Britain
January 3, 2016 11:09 am gmt |
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Flood defences “overwhelmed” by recent record rainfall will be fixed and bolstered in a £40m package of spending, the prime minister has said. Thousands of homes across northern England were affected after Storm Eva hit on Boxing Day. The £40m package for Yorkshire comes on top of £50m fu...
In Britain
January 2, 2016 5:11 am gmt |
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Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron pledged to fight the “poisonous narrative” of extremists in his New Year’s message broadcast on Friday (January 1). “When our national security is taken on by a seething hatred of the west, one that turns people against their countr...
In Britain
December 29, 2015 8:22 am gmt |
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A fresh storm threatens to bring more misery to parts of the UK, including areas already hit by severe flooding. Storm Frank is due to sweep in from Tuesday evening, with Cumbria and south and central Scotland at most risk. There are nine severe flood warnings – meaning “danger to life...
In Britain
December 29, 2015 7:31 am gmt |
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British Prime Minister David Cameron met volunteers and soldiers tackling major flooding in the historic city of York on Monday (December 28) and promised to review government spending on defences. Hundreds of soldiers have been deployed to evacuate residents and help emergency services. Local author...
In Britain
December 28, 2015 4:52 am gmt |
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Some 500 soldiers have now been brought in to deal with “unprecedented” flooding in Yorkshire and Lancashire. A thousand more are on stand-by after David Cameron vowed to help people in “their hour of need”. Rescuers have been evacuating homes in York where water levels are st...
In Britain
December 27, 2015 7:35 am gmt |
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Emergency teams are working to evacuate people from homes in York, as flooding continues to hit northern England. Police advised between 300 and 400 people to evacuate near the River Ouse and River Foss in York, with up to 3,500 properties at risk. Hundreds of flood alerts and warnings are in place f...
In Britain
December 21, 2015 7:19 am gmt |
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Conservative former defence secretary Liam Fox has reportedly said he will vote for the UK to leave the European Union. He urged David Cameron “to end the pretence” of EU renegotiation and back an “out” vote at the referendum. Dr Fox also said cabinet members should be able to...
In Britain
December 13, 2015 9:05 am gmt |
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Downing Street has insisted that David Cameron will continue with demands for a curb on in-work benefits for EU migrants in the UK. Several newspapers suggested the prime minister was to back down on the demand for a four-year wait for such benefits. They cite government sources suggesting he may be ...
In Britain
December 10, 2015 8:25 am gmt |
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British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in Bucharest on Wednesday (December 9) where he was welcomed by Romania’s Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos. Romania’s centrist President Klaus Iohannis in November picked former European Agriculture Commissioner Ciolos to form a broadly backed gove...
In Britain
December 9, 2015 10:12 am gmt |
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British war veterans threw down their medals at the gates of Downing Street on Tuesday (December 8) in disgust at UK bombing in Syria. They are angry that parliament last week approved Prime Minister David Cameron’s push to expand British air strikes on Islamic State (IS) to targets in Syria as...
In Britain
December 8, 2015 7:18 am gmt |
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Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron visited flood-striken parts of the northern English county of Cumbria on Monday (December 7) to see for himself the damage caused to homes and infrastructure. “For many of these people it’s not the first time that it has happened, which is why ...
In Srilanka
December 8, 2015 6:52 am gmt |
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The UK will work with the Sri Lankan military on accountability issues in the wake of the country co-sponsoring a resolution at the Geneva-based United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). British Defence Adviser in New Delhi will concurrently function as non-resident military representative for Sri...