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Published:Friday | May 14, 2010 | 2:38 PM

Former UK Labour minister Stephen Timms is in hospital after being stabbed.

Published:Friday | May 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP): Britain's humbled Labour Party has begun a potentially bitter race for Gordon Brown's successor following its...

Published:Friday | May 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

David Miliband, nicknamed 'Brains' by Tony Blair's staff for his formidable intellect, is a tech-savvy policy wonk who won a strong reputation in Washington as he served as Britain's foreign policy chief.

Published:Friday | May 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Britain's first coalition government in seven decades held its inaugural meeting yesterday, as members of once-rival parties sat around the Cabinet table together, and signalled their seriousness about deficit-slashing by agreeing to an immediate pay cut.

Published:Friday | May 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP): Britain has ushered in its first coalition government since World War II as a pair of rivals-turned-partners have pledged to set aside their deep policy differences and tackle the country's disastrous budget deficit....

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 6:01 PM

UK Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to announce the ministers in his coalition government following his first Cabinet meeting this morning.

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 6:01 PM

Caribbean tourism officials have welcomed an announcement by the newly-installed David Cameron-led coalition administration in the United Kingdom that it intends to review Britain’s controversial air passenger duty.

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 1:04 PM

The US authorities investigating the attempted bombing in New York\'s Times Square have arrested two people during searches near the city of Boston.

Published:Wednesday | May 12, 2010 | 6:26 PM

More than 100 people have been killed after a passenger plane crashed in Libya.

Published:Wednesday | May 12, 2010 | 6:26 PM

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged that the new Conservative-led coalition government will be united and provide strong and stable leadership.

Published:Wednesday | May 12, 2010 | 1:31 PM

Belize has announced that it will join the appellate arm of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) effective June 1.

Published:Wednesday | May 12, 2010 | 1:30 PM

The Spanish government is set to detail deep cuts in public spending amid European Union (EU) concerns that economic problems afflicting Greece may spread.

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 5:54 PM

Conservative leader David Cameron is the new UK Prime Minister following the resignation of Gordon Brown.

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 5:53 PM

The Obama administration is to break up an interior department agency that oversees offshore drilling, in response to the Gulf Coast oil spill.

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 1:00 PM

The BBC is reporting that coalition talks in the UK between the Liberal Democrats and the Tories are over.

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 12:58 PM

A travel expert is warning that more planned strikes by British Airways cabin crew could wreak havoc for holiday makers.

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 8:58 AM

US President Barack Obama has revived a civilian nuclear energy pact with Moscow.

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 6:05 PM

UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown has announced that he will be resigning as Labour Party leader following his loss in last week’s election.

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 6:04 PM

British Airways cabin crew have announced plans to mount a series of four strikes between May 18 and June 9.

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 1:10 PM

US President Barack Obama has nominated Solicitor-General Elena Kagan as the 112th justice to the Supreme Court.

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 1:09 PM

Gordon Brown has said he is stepping down as Labour Party leader as his party opens formal talks with the Liberal Democrats about forming a government.

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 9:30 AM

European Union (EU) finance ministers have agreed on emergency measures worth €500 billion to prevent the Greek debt crisis from affecting other countries.

Published:Saturday | May 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

TORONTO (AP): The Supreme Court of Canada ruled yesterday that journalists do not have a blanket right to shield confidential sources.

Published:Saturday | May 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

BEIJING (AP): The pompadour was gone, along with much of the paunch. North Korea's 68-year-old dictator Kim Jong Il appeared shrivelled and worn during this week's scaled-down visit to China, signs that his health has deteriorated.

Published:Friday | May 7, 2010 | 6:12 PM

Talks between senior Conservatives and Liberal Democrats in the UK are continuing as the parties try to broker a deal to form the next government.


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