Topic: Labour Party (UK)
While the phone hacking scandal that led News of the World to shut its doors embroils Prime Minister David Cameron, Labour leader Ed Miliband has seized the political - and moral - high ground.
07/12/2011 04:35 pm
British regulators are now set to review Rupert Murdoch's $12 billion bid to takeover major UK satellite company BskyB. For the moment, his influence and financial fortunes are taking a hit.
07/11/2011 04:36 pm
The International Monetary Fund’s managing director has traditionally been a European male, often a Frenchman. But with Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s resignation amid sexual assault charges, the job is available. A woman is among the leading candidates, and contenders from emerging markets may vie for the top spot. Here’s a look at the possibilities.
05/19/2011 03:25 pm
British Prime Minister David Cameron's speech Thursday calling for curbs on immigration comes as anti-immigrant sentiment grows across Europe.
04/14/2011 05:53 pm
Stock market in Britain, Germany are down, while futures point to dip at open of US stock market.
02/28/2011 08:11 am
Boosted by student protests and a plethora of self-styled ‘grass-roots’ groups, Britain’s left is now looking to build up a broad antigovernment coalition online.
01/11/2011 12:19 pm
The second of two large dumps of snow to smother the country in two weeks came this weekend, along with temperatures so low that forecasters predict Britain is likely to experience its coldest December since 1910.
12/19/2010 12:38 pm
Students receive the great majority of the benefits of a college degree. Is it reasonable to expect them to pay for a large share of the cost?
12/09/2010 03:12 pm
After Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa was met with protests during a private visit in Britain on Thursday, his supporters rallied today outside the British mission in Colombo.
12/03/2010 11:27 am
Global News Blog Guy Fawkes Day 2010: Why Americans want to 'remember, remember the fifth of November'
Guy Fawkes Day 2010 gives Brits occasion to burn in effigy the revolutionary who attempted to violently restore Catholicism in 1605. But some see him as a symbol for dramatic change in government.
11/05/2010 04:58 pm