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  • View from abroad : Who will govern Britain after May 7?

    Another major point of potential friction would be over Britain’s submarine-borne nuclear missiles that constitute the country’s main deterrent force...

    Now, the Tories have accused Ed Miliband, the Labour leader, of selling out Britain’s defence in a bid to curry favour with the SNP...

  • EU mulls migration ‘brake’ for Britain

    BRUSSELS: The European Union is examining a possible “emergency brake” on migration into Britain as an alternative to David Cameron’s unpopular demands for limits to migrant benefits, diplomatic sources said on Thursday...

    The British prime minister’s bid to prevent EU migrants from claiming welfare benefits during their first four years in the country is the major hurdle to a reform deal ahead of Britain’s referendum on EU membership...

  • Pakistani dies in bid to reach Britain

    LILLE: A migrant has died after being badly burnt while attempting to enter the Channel Tunnel in Calais in a bid to reach Britain, French officials said on Monday...

    In all, at least four people have died in and around the tunnel entrance in recent weeks, showing the risks incurred by migrants desperate to reach Britain...

  • 'Death to traitors, freedom for Britain', Jo Cox murder suspect tells court

    LONDON: The man charged with murdering British lawmaker Jo Cox gave his name as “death to traitors, freedom for Britain” when he appeared in court on Saturday accused of a killing that could be a defining moment in a vote on European Union membership...

    The murder of Cox, a 41-year-old mother of two young children, has shocked Britain, elicited condolences from leaders around the world and raised questions about the tone of...

  • Britain allows first genetic modification of embryos

    LONDON: Britain on Monday granted its first research licence to genetically modify human embryos to a project that aims to give hope to women struggling to conceive, raising ethical concerns about “designer babies”...

    The decision makes Britain one of the first countries in the world to grant this type of authorisation on one of science’s new frontiers and follows months of deliberation by the British embryology regulator...

  • Good lords for democracy in today’s Britain

    THERE’S something inescapably charming about the House of Lords, the upper chamber of the British Parliament with 817 active members...

    But the usually discreet charm of the aristocracy is under attack this week after the Lords used its power to delay tax-credit cuts passed by the Conservative majority in the House of Commons
  • Britain’s Cameron needs to win big on Europe

    LONDON: Among the ranks of campaigners to keep Britain in the European Union is a small group of Prime Minister David Cameron’s closest advisers...

    This team is targeting close to 60 per cent of the Remain vote in a June 23 referendum that will decide whether Britain stays in the EU or leaves, members of Cameron’s inner circle told Reuters in interviews...

  • No secret cooperation with Britain on Imran Farooq murder case: Nisar

    Nisar asserted there has been "no secret cooperation with Britain regarding Imran Farooq murder case", adding that he as the Pakistani interior minister could not brief the British envoy over an ongoing investigation and that doing so would be an affront to his position and to the country’s dignity...

    Also read: Money laundering case: Altaf Hussain's bail extended till JulyHe said the Imran Farooq murder probe has international...

  • Britain, Argentina, France edge closer to Davis Cup semi-finals

    PARIS: Visiting teams Britain, Argentina, and France all won hard-fought doubles matches to take 2-1 leads in the Davis Cup quarter-finals on Saturday...

    Jamie Murray and Dom Inglot put Britain, playing without Wimbledon champion and world number two Andy Murray, in position to move their cup defence into the semi-finals after beating Serbia’s Nenad Zimonjic and Filip Krajinovic 6-1, 6-7 (2-7), 6-3, 6-4 in Belgrade...

  • Cameron lays out demands for Britain’s stay in EU

    LONDON: Prime Minister David Cameron warned on Tuesday that Britain could leave the EU if it does not get the reforms it wants, as he laid out demands that European leaders said would be “difficult “to meet in full...

    Cameron’s address came as he sent a long-awaited letter addressed to EU president Donald Tusk, laying out Britain’s shopping list for change...

  • NON-FICTION: ASSALAAM ALAIKUM BRITAIN

    ”This is how Edinburgh-based journalist James Fergusson describes Birmingham in his book Al-Britannia, My Country: Travels in Muslim Britain...

    In 2015 the most popular name for newborn boys in Britain was Mohammad or its variant...

  • Britain eyes wider probe on Sky takeover

    LONDON: Britain on Tuesday said it may widen its probe into the planned takeover of pan-European satellite TV giant Sky by Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox entertainment group...

    While the blockbuster deal has already raised concerns about the influence of the Australian-born US tycoon over Britain’s media landscape, industry observers are also worried that the controversial reporting style of Murdoch’s Fox News channel could be...

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