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  • Britain to convene all-party talks to resolve Northern Ireland deadlock

    BIRMINGHAM England (Reuters) - Britain announced on Sunday that it would convene all-party talks to try and resolve a political deadlock in Northern Ireland caused by a row over welfare reforms that has threatened to bring down the devolved government....
  • UK's Osborne launches Conservative election pitch with pension tax cut

    BIRMINGHAM England (Reuters) - British finance minister George Osborne will announce on Monday that he will scrap a tax on inherited pension savings as he lays out the Conservative Party's pitch to win the next election on the back of its economic...
  • UK firms' risk appetite picks up even as election looms: Deloitte

    LONDON (Reuters) - British companies are feeling their most confident about taking on business risk in seven years despite worries about an election in 2015 and a possible referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union, a survey showed on...
  • Scottish referendum results in shift in power across Britain

    The campaign signs are coming down. Gone are the colorful “yes” and “no” buttons that seemed to grace every lapel in Scotland. The dream of independence is dead, perhaps for a generation or more. But though the status quo...
  • A Scotland made anew by surge in political engagement

    A Scotland made anew by surge in political engagement
    On the cobbled streets of Edinburgh on Saturday, the "yes" and "no" campaign offices were dark, the doors locked, the insides strewn with deflated balloons and abandoned leaflets รข€” the frozen-in-amber detritus of a once-vibrant struggle now...
  • UK PM Cameron to apologize to the Queen over 'purring' comment: Sky

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron is to apologize in person to Queen Elizabeth after he was overheard saying she had "purred" with happiness on hearing that Scots had voted to reject independence, Sky News said on Thursday. Cameron'...
  • Northern Irish government not fit for purpose: first minister

    BELFAST (Reuters) - Northern Ireland's devolved government is not fit for purpose in its current form and could collapse over a row between power-sharing partners on budget cuts, the British-controlled province's most senior politician said on Tuesday....
  • British PM Cameron tells Scots he would be heartbroken if UK torn apart

    EDINBURGH (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday that he would be heartbroken if Scots vote in next week's referendum on independence to tear apart the family of the nations of the United Kingdom. Cameron, speaking at the...
  • Survey of voters predicts likely 'no' victory as polls close on Scotland's independence vote

    EDINBURGH, Scotland Two years of sometimes bitter campaigning came to end at 10 p.m. Thursday, when the polls closed on a referendum on whether Scotland should peel away from the United Kingdom after 307 years together. Results were not expected for...
  • Rural 'no' votes appear to doom dream of Scottish independence

    EDINBURGH, Scotland The United Kingdom appeared early Friday to have survived the threat of being ripped apart, as early vote returns showed Scottish voters rejecting independence. The first returns from Thursday's balloting, coming from the rural...
  • 'No' vote appears headed to win in Scotland, ending push for independence

    EDINBURGH, Scotland The United Kingdom survived the threat of being ripped apart through a Scottish independence referendum, with voters rejecting breaking a 307-year-old union with England by a comfortable margin. The vote total was still being...