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  • Deficit challenge looms for UK parties before election

    LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron's announcement of tax cuts has exhilarated his Conservative Party, but the sobering question of who can be trusted with Britain's public finances remains the key to next year's national election. The upbeat...
  • Norway withdraws Oslo bid for 2022 Winter Games

    OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's government is withdrawing Oslo's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, it said on Wednesday, leaving Beijing and Almaty in Kazakhstan as the only contenders after most potential applicants pulled out. Norway, which has hosted...
  • Bank of England to wait until early 2015 to hike rates, sterling steady: Reuters poll

    BANGALORE (Reuters) - British interest rates will rise from record lows early next year as the UK economic recovery outpaces Europe's and inflation picks up, a Reuters poll of economists forecasts on Wednesday. Although Bank of England Governor Mark...
  • British official tweets himself into shame with explicit photos

    British official tweets himself into shame with explicit photos
    The adage that those who fail to study history are destined to repeat it apparently hasn't reached the Twittersphere. British Cabinet minister Brooks Newmark tendered his resignation over the weekend after learning that the Sunday Mirror tabloid was...
  • 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'...
  • 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...