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Church of England Appoints First Female Bishop
The Church of England named the first female bishop in its 500-year history, promoting saxophone-playing, soccer-loving vicar Libby Lane to bishop of Stockport.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:06:16 EST

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Conservatives Lay Out English Devolution Plans
Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative Party on Tuesday laid out a range of options for devolving power to England, a promise made in the wake of the Scottish referendum that is proving complex and controversial to deliver.
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:07:25 EST

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Salmond to Run for U.K. Seat
Scotland’s former pro-independence leader, Alex Salmond, said he is going to run for a seat in the British Parliament in May’s election.
Sun, 07 Dec 2014 08:14:40 EST

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U.K. Judges Rule in Favor of Spying Program
A British judicial panel has ruled that the U.K.’s surveillance practices exposed by former U.S. government contractor Edward Snowden are legal, marking a preliminary victory for the British government in the first legal challenge in the U.K. of its
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 15:17:44 EST

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U.K. Lawmaker Arrested on Rape Allegation
Mark Pritchard, a lawmaker from U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative Party, was arrested this week following an allegation of rape, according to parliamentary documents.
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 09:12:32 EST

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Bank of England Holds Rates
The Bank of England kept its benchmark interest rate on hold Thursday as cooling inflation eases the pressure for higher borrowing costs.
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 07:07:54 EST

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U.K.'s Osborne Likely to Signal Further Austerity
Treasury chief George Osborne is expected on Wednesday to deliver the message that Britain is in for another dose of belt-tightening if his Conservative Party wins a general election next year, as data show the recovery remains patchy.
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 11:29:56 EST

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Cameron Pushes Restrictions on EU Migrants
The British prime minister unveiled proposals to curb the flow of people coming to the U.K. from other European countries, in a move some analysts say could result in Britain moving closer to an exit from the European Union.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:26:42 EST

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U.K. Debuts Tougher Counterterror Laws
The U.K. government presented controversial counterterrorism draft legislation which includes a plan to block British terror suspects from returning to the U.K. from abroad.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:32:35 EST

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U.K. Panel Criticizes Intelligence Agencies Over Soldier's Killing
Agents should have done more to monitor two Islamic extremists who later killed a soldier, a panel of U.K. lawmakers concluded, in a report that also laid into U.S. Internet companies for not doing enough to fight terrorism.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:58:19 EST

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Four Face Terror Charges Over U.K. Plot
U.K. authorities charged four men with plotting an alleged terror attack in London inspired by militant extremist group Islamic State.
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 21:03:35 EDT

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U.K. Prosecutor Says Terror Suspect Had Tony Blair's Address
A British man on trial in London on terror charges was considering a massacre on the scale of the 2008 Mumbai attack and had former Prime Minister Blair’s home address, prosecutors said.
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:27:12 EDT

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U.K.'s Osborne Says Germany Is Greatest Concern for Eurozone
U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne said a string of poor economic data from Germany is “the greatest cause for concern” about the outlook for the European and global economies, and said eurozone governments must stick to their budget rul
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:08:19 EDT

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Victory for UKIP Makes U.K.'s Conservatives Nervous
As the small right-wing anti-EU United Kingdom independence party gained its first parliamentary seat, the governing Conservative Party warned a vote for UKIP was a vote for the left.
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:58:35 EDT

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BOE Planned Emergency Cash if Scotland Voted for Independence
The Bank of England has revealed its contingency plans in the event that Scotland voted for independence.
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 09:54:30 EDT

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UKIP Eyes First Parliamentary Seat
Voters in the English seaside constituency of Clacton-on-Sea headed to the polls in a keenly watched by-election that is expected to usher in the first elected parliamentarian for the U.K. Independence Party.
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 04:14:38 EDT

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U.K. Terror Arrests Bolster Plot Fears
The arrest of four men by British police on suspicion of terror-attack planning underscores how long-held fears are starting to be realized about foreign fighters returning from Syria to Europe to launch terrorist plots.
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 02:31:35 EDT

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U.K. Leader Vows to Hunt Down Briton's Killers
David Cameron said Britain will do all it can to hunt down those responsible for the killing of Alan Henning, after a video appearing to show his beheading was released.
Sat, 04 Oct 2014 18:06:42 EDT

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U.K. Names Head of Foreign Spy Agency
The U.K. government has announced the new head of its foreign spy agency, MI6, as Alex Younger, an insider with direct experience in Afghanistan and counter terrorism.
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 09:09:10 EDT

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Cameron Meets New Afghan President
The British prime minister flew to Afghanistan to meet with President Ashraf Ghani, amid an escalating military effort by the U.K. and other allies to combat the militant extremist group Islamic State in Iraq.
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 06:16:42 EDT

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U.K.'s Cameron Pledges Tax Cuts
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron promised tax cuts and to fight for Britain's interests in Europe in a bid to woo crucial voters and assuage the rebellious right wing of his party ahead of May's general election.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:41:58 EDT

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U.K. Leader Pressured Ahead of Party Conference
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron will seek to rally his Conservative party as it gathered for its last annual autumn conference before next year's general election.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 03:40:39 EDT

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British Parliament Approves Iraq Airstrikes
Prime Minister David Cameron secured parliamentary approval for British forces to join U.S.-led airstrikes in Iraq against Islamic State, clearing what is expected to be the last political hurdle.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 21:17:51 EDT

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U.K. Independence Party Makes Pitch for Blue-Collar Vote
The U.K. Independence Party laid out its strategy for the coming general election in a pitch with planned income-tax cuts.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:12:45 EDT

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London Police Arrest Nine in Terror Probe
London police say they have arrested nine men on suspicion of supporting terrorism and belonging to a banned organization. U.K. media reported they included Anjem Choudary, one of Britain's most high-profile, radical Muslim preachers.
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:45:13 EDT

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U.K.'s Labour Pledges Health Fund
The U.K.'s opposition Labour Party pledged to create a £2.5 billion fund for the state-run National Health Service if it wins next May's general election.
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:07:07 EDT

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Scotland Seeks to Restore Harmony
Tension flared in Glasgow a day after Scotland voted against breaking away from the U.K., forcing some politicians to attempt to mend the rift between the separatists and the unionists.
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 03:41:01 EDT

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Cameron Calls for More Local Powers
The U.K. prime minister pledged to honor his commitment to devolve more powers to Scotland's government, but said England, Wales, and Northern Ireland should also have greater independence.
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:27:50 EDT

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Scotland 'No' to Independence Hinged on Turnout
Pro-union camp was galvanized by wake-up call when lead slipped and by Gordon Brown's fiery harangues to nationalists.
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:52:13 EDT

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Scottish Leader Salmond to Resign
After the defeat of the pro-independence campaign, Alex Salmond is stepping down from the leadership of his party and of the devolved Scottish government.
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:15:00 EDT

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Cameron Calls for More Local Powers
The U.K. prime minister pledged to honor his commitment to devolve more powers to Scotland's government, but said England, Wales, and Northern Ireland should also have greater independence.
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:11:05 EDT

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Victory Won't Take Pressure Off Cameron
Scotland's vote to remain part of the U.K. is a big relief for British Prime Minister David Cameron but his fight is far from over.
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:00:57 EDT

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'No' Vote Opens Path to Further Devolution
Now that Scotland won't be leaving the U.K., the real work begins.
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:47:04 EDT

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Scotland to Stay in U.K.
Voters in Scotland rejected a heated bid for independence, providing a narrow escape for a British government that scrambled to dole out promises of new local powers for Edinburgh to head off the breakup of a 307-year-old union.
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:45:01 EDT

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Scotland Set to Stay in the U.K.
Voters were projected to defeat Scotland's heated bid for independence early Friday morning, appearing to provide a narrow escape for a British government that scrambled to dole out promises of new local powers for Edinburgh to head off the breakup
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:27:04 EDT

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How Scottish Independence Vote Works
Officials are anticipating the largest turnout for any Scottish vote on record. Here's how the process works.
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:41:08 EDT

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Scotland Likely to Stay in U.K., Early Signs Suggest
Early returns in Scotland's independence referendum provided some signs that voters could be moving toward rejecting a breakup with the U.K., though a final verdict hadn't been rendered.
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:17:09 EDT



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