Tag Archives: British MPs

23May/15

Adams says Ireland’s ‘yes’ result “huge day for equality”

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams welcomes Ireland’s landslide ‘yes’ vote for same-sex marriage and says it is a “huge day for equality”.

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12May/15

UK’s Cameron gives London Mayor Boris Johnson a political role

Prime Minister David Cameron gives London Mayor Boris Johnson a political role in government but stops short of giving him a ministerial portfolio in his cabinet reshuffle.

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09May/15

London protesters scuffle with police at anti-Cameron rally

Protesters throw bottles and smoke bombs at riot police in central London in a demonstration against the re-election of Britain’s Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron.

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09May/15

Demonstrators protest against UK’s Conservative government

Anti-Tory protesters demonstrate against the United Kingdom’s newly-elected Conservative government in London.

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08May/15

UK’s Clegg quits as Liberal Democrat leader

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg resigns after his party’s “crushing” defeat in the UK general election.

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05May/15

Hung parliament looms despite parties’s final efforts to win majority two days before elections

The leaders of the Conservative, Liberal Democrat and Labour parties directly appeal to voters, in the final push of Britain’s 2015 election campaign.

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01May/15

Milan Expo exposes rifts in Italy

(REUTERS / ITALIAN PARLIAMENT TV) – A shining testament to Italy’s economic recovery – though not for everyone.

The long-awaited Milan Expo opens its doors.

A six-month exhibition of technology and know-how with a focus on sustainable food development.

Some 20 million people are expected to visit over the next six months.

But here: those who see the millions spent on it as wasteful and riddled with corruption.
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10Mar/15

UK’s Hammond says Russia could pose greatest threat to British security

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says Russia could once again pose the greatest threat to Britain’s security, adding the country’s spy agencies were stepping up efforts to counter this.
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23Feb/15

Senior UK lawmakers deny wrongdoing over “cash for access” report

Two former British foreign ministers deny wrongdoing after undercover reporters film them offering their services to a fictitious Chinese company.

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11Feb/15

UK Labour leader says HSBC enabled tax avoidance on an ‘industrial scale’

Britain’s Labour opposition leader Ed Miliband alleges that HSBC bank enabled tax avoidance on an industrial scale. British Prime Minister David Cameron says that “every proper process” was followed when he appointed Stephen Green, HSBC’s former executive chairman, to be a trade minister in 2010.

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