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2006-08-01 12:25:55

By Peter Graff LONDON (Reuters) - The British government failed in a legal bid on Tuesday to resurrect anti-terrorism powers that were thrown out in court in June.

2006-07-28 04:52:01

By Adrian Croft ABOARD BLAIR'S PLANE (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair will push for a speedy U.N. resolution on the Middle East crisis and dispatch of a peacekeeping force when he meets President Bush in Washington on Friday.

2006-07-27 17:06:31

By Adrian Croft LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair faced growing pressure to distance himself from his ally the United States over the Middle East as he headed for talks with President Bush in Washington on Friday.

2006-07-17 15:30:00

A microphone picked up an unaware President Bush saying on Monday Syria should press Hizbollah to "stop doing this shit" as they discussed the upsurge in violence in the Middle East.

2006-07-04 12:31:41

By Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's House of Lords ushered in a new era on Tuesday, abolishing the 1,400-year-old post of Lord Chancellor and for the first time electing a speaker to preside over parliament's upper house.

2006-06-30 08:13:03

By Adrian Croft LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair's political woes mounted on Friday when a poll showed he is now less popular than his main rival and his Labour Party suffered a humiliating election setback.

2006-06-27 05:29:10

By Adrian Croft LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime

2006-06-26 22:36:26

By Adrian Croft LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime

2006-05-09 05:31:38

By Adrian Croft LONDON (Reuters) - Senior members of British Prime Minister Tony Blair's Labour Party tried to halt a damaging feud over its leadership on Tuesday as an opinion poll showed the party's support falling to a 14-year low.

2006-05-05 05:19:06

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Tony Blair named treasury minister Des Browne as his new defense secretary, replacing John Reid, a Defense Ministry spokesman said on Friday. Reid is taking over the interior ministry from Charles Clarke in a major cabinet reshuffle.


Word of the Day
filiation
  • The relation of a son or daughter to a parent: the correlative of paternity.
  • The establishment of a filial relation, specifically by adoption.
  • In law, the judicial determination of the paternity of a child, especially of a bastard; affiliation.
The word 'filiation' comes from a Latin word meaning 'legal right of a son'.
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