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2011-12-08 16:45:02

The research into the sustainability of nuclear and other electricity options in the UK shows that nuclear power could make a significant contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2035.

UK Increasingly Targeted In Cyber Attacks
2011-10-31 09:54:30

The United Kingdom has suffered a series of “disturbing” cyber attacks, including a recent serious, yet unsuccessful, assault on the Foreign Office’s network.

2011-03-02 07:00:00

Blair recognized for international advocacy of women's education CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asian University for Women (AUW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Cherie Blair, a leading international lawyer, human rights advocate, and the wife of the former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, as the first Chancellor of the three-year old University.

2010-12-23 00:00:53

Prime Minister, David Cameron, sends seasonal goodwill message to the British Armed Forces serving abroad this Christmas, as part of WinkBall's 'Faces for the Forces' campaign London, UK (Vocus/PRWEB) December 22, 2010 David Cameron extends his seasonal goodwill to the troops serving abroad this Christmas, by recording a brand new video message for WinkBall's 'Faces for the Forces' campaign – just in time for Christmas. The Prime Minister joins his Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg,...

2010-08-25 07:00:00

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2009-09-14 09:35:00

British Business Secretary Peter Mandelson said the government would re-examine spending across the board, advocating constraint, not cuts.

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2009-09-02 17:00:51

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has agreed to make his first visit to the Late Show with David Letterman, CBS announced Wednesday. Blair will be the guest on Tuesday's edition of the late-night chat show. Prime minister of Britain from 1997 to 2007, Blair has since started the Tony Blair Faith Foundation, which promotes respect and understanding between the major religions and makes the case for faith as a force for good in the modern world, CBS noted in a release.

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2009-08-26 08:29:37

British Business Secretary Peter Mandelson is willing to sink public funds into General Motors to ensure the survival of its Vauxhall subsidiary, sources say. Without naming its sources, The Times of London reported Wednesday Mandelson would look favorably on committing British taxpayer funds to GM if it appeared Vauxhall would be best off if the reconstituted U.S.

2009-04-21 09:16:00

Scenic ride and summer weekend fun ahead in Gladstone GLADSTONE, Mich., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Central U.P. Chapter of the Red Cross is teaming up with several area groups and businesses to sponsor a summer weekend of fun, food, and entertainment in Gladstone with the first annual "Da' U.P.

2009-01-21 15:08:01

Bonuses paid to staff members of Britain's nationalized Northern Rock bank have provoked criticism from some corners, support from others. The Treasury approved a bonus of 10 percent of salaries to staff members for their dedication to the bank, The Times of London reported Wednesday. But, Liberal Democratic Treasury spokesman Vince Cable decried the bonus pay.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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