Obama, Cameron condemn Japan hostage murder

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US President Barack Obama has strongly condemned the killing of two Japanese hostages by the ISIS, announced in a video that has not yet been officially authenticated.

Cameron: Low oil profit should mean higher wages

2015-01-18 17:00

Companies benefiting from lower oil prices should pass on gains to their employees by raising wages, says British Prime Minister David Cameron.

Obama, Cameron meet as terror fears rise

2015-01-16 08:55

US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron are to meet at the White House, as fears grow around the rising presence of terrorism in Europe and the West.

Obama, Cameron vow to fight Islamist extremists

2015-01-15 08:39

President Barack Obama and Prime Minister David Cameron have vowed a united front on Wednesday against the threat posed by Islamist extremists and their 'distorted ideology'.

Cameron condemns ‘barbaric’ Paris shooting

2015-01-07 14:55

British Prime Minister David Cameron has condemned the 'barbaric' attack on the office of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, saying Britain stands with its ally against 'all forms of terrorism'.

Superbugs threaten to kill 10 million a year

2014-12-12 17:10

Drug-resistant superbugs could reverse key medical advances made yet, which may see diseases like malaria and HIV once again spiral out of control, a review warns.

Superbugs threaten to kill 10 million a year

2014-12-12 10:00

Drug-resistant superbugs could reverse key medical advances made yet, which may see diseases like malaria and HIV once again spiral out of control, a review warns.

UK's Cameron to curb benefits for immigrants

2014-11-28 14:09

In bid to placate immigration critics, David Cameron says Britain will curb benefits for EU migrants.

Clashes as thousands join London student protest

2014-11-20 09:53

Police and protesters clashed as several thousand students took to the streets of central London to rally against tuition fees, education cuts and debt.

Russia to G-20: We're here. So are our warships

2014-11-14 14:45

Vladimir Putin is underlining his presence at a major summit of world leaders in Australia by stationing warships in waters off the country’s north-eastern coast.

British PM gets laughs at Aussie's PM expense

2014-11-14 08:47

British Prime Minister David Cameron has taken a playful dig at his Australian counterpart over an obscure threat to assault the Russian president at a weekend summit in Brisbane.

UK's immigration system is a 'mess'

2014-10-29 12:43

UK's border and immigration system is a "mess", lawmakers said on Wednesday in a report which will increase pressure on Prime Minister David Cameron's government to take a tougher line on migrants ahead of next year's national election.

Bodyguards whisk UK PM Cameron to safety

2014-10-27 16:34

British Prime Minister David Cameron has been bundled into his official car by his bodyguards after a member of the public ran into him in what looked like a serious security breach.

Zuma calls off UK trip over Cameron’s snub

2014-10-26 10:15

President Jacob Zuma has called off a trip to the UK after Prime Minister David Cameron declined to meet with him, suggesting instead a meeting with his deputy Nick Clegg and Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond.

British unemployment falls to 8-yr low

2014-10-15 14:15

Britain's unemployment rate has fallen to 6% in the third quarter, reaching its lowest level in eight years, official figures have shown.

UK mourns 'national hero' Henning killed by ISIS

2014-10-04 19:23

Britain has united in revulsion at the beheading of aid worker Alan Henning, claimed by Islamic State jihadists, as the imam at his home city's main mosque hailed a "local and national hero".

2 000 UK supporters rally behind Hong Kong

2014-10-02 12:23

From London to Taipei, thousands have rallied around the world to support the protests in Hong Kong, many clutching umbrellas and holding up brightly-lit smartphones in solidarity.

British parliament approves ISIS air strikes

2014-09-26 21:20

Britain's parliament has voted to approve air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq by by 524 votes to 43.

UK arrests 2 more men in operation against ISIS

2014-09-26 12:09

UK police have arrested two men as part of an operation into Islamist-related militancy, as lawmakers prepare to approve PM David Cameron's plan to join US-led air strikes against ISIS.

UK arrests 9 in operation against Islamist terrorism

2014-09-25 13:02

British police say they have arrested nine men on suspected terrorism offences as part of what they described as an ongoing operation into Islamist-related terrorism.

UK to join airstrikes against ISIS, says Cameron

2014-09-25 11:33

Britain should now join US-led airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and the country's parliament has been recalled to secure approval, Prime Minister David Cameron says.

UK seen close to joining air strikes against ISIS

2014-09-23 19:31

Prime Minister David Cameron may announce that Britain is ready to join air strikes against ISIS and that he plans to seek parliament's approval for such action, government sources say.

UK Labour party to lay out battle plan for 2015 vote

2014-09-23 15:40

Britain's opposition Labour party leader Ed Miliband is set to lay out his battle plan for the May 2015 election, in a bid to become the next prime minister.

PM: Scottish independence settled for a generation

2014-09-19 14:03

Prime Minister David Cameron says that the question of Scottish independence had been settled 'for a generation' after what he called a clear vote by Scots to stay part of the UK.

Salmond concedes defeat as Scotland rejects independence

2014-09-19 07:48

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has conceded defeat after the majority of Scottish voters rejected independence and decided to remain part of the UK.


Islamist threat 'evolving, more dangerous'

2015-01-19 14:55

European security officials are scrambling to meet a changing and more complex threat from jihadists – made clear in the deadly Paris attacks.

Global oil price dip a gift to PM Cameron

2015-01-16 16:30

Cheaper oil prices have come as a political gift to UK Prime Minister ahead of national polls by lowering prices for everything from petrol to food.

Hollande hails 'reborn' Charlie Hebdo as magazine sells out

2015-01-15 09:48

French President Francois Hollande has declared that Charlie Hebdo “is alive and will live on” after its new edition sold out in record time, as al-Qaeda claimed the deadly attack on the satirical magazine.

Cameron: Extremist threat with us for years to come

2015-01-11 18:50

British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that extremist violence would remain a threat for many years to come, as he joined a historic march against terrorism in Paris.

First Ebola diagnosis in Britain

2014-12-30 07:55

A healthcare worker has been diagnosed with Ebola by doctors in Scotland's largest city, the first diagnosis of the deadly virus in Britain during the current outbreak.

British govt under pressure over CIA link

2014-12-12 14:32

The British government is under pressure to appoint a judge to investigate whether its spy agencies were complicit in the torture of terrorist suspects by the CIA after 9/11.

UK open to inquiry over role in CIA torture

2014-12-11 18:12

Britain's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said he would support an inquiry into whether British spies were complicit in CIA torture of terrorism suspects.

UK Independence Party wins 2nd parliament seat

2014-11-21 10:52

The UK Independence Party has won a second seat in the British parliament after a by-election in southern England, reports say, continuing a run of success for the eurosceptic party.

Britain's Cameron horrified by Kassig murder

2014-11-16 15:55

British Prime Minister David Cameron has said he was "horrified" after ISIS claimed to have executed US aid worker Peter Kassig, known as Abdul-Rahman after converting to Islam.

Cameron calls for extremism to be rooted out

2014-11-14 13:18

British PM has used a rare address to the Australian Parliament to call for extremist preachers to be banned and for extremism to be rooted out of schools, universities and prisons.

Cameron: Russia sanctions could increase over Ukraine

2014-11-14 07:36

Russia's actions in eastern Ukraine are unacceptable and could draw greater sanctions from the US and EU, British Prime Minister David Cameron says.

Security breach concern after man runs into Cameron

2014-10-27 22:32

British police ordered a review of an "incident" in which a man ran into Prime Minister David Cameron after he had given a speech in an apparent breach of security.

Presidency denies Zuma called off trip after 'snub'

2014-10-26 13:15

The presidency has denied reports that President Jacob Zuma cancelled his trip to the UK because he was refused an audience with the British prime minister.

Group: Suspects in Brit murders possibly abused

2014-10-20 15:39

Two suspects who confessed to the murder of a pair of British tourists on a Thai beach last month were showing possible signs of physical abuse, according to a rights commission.

Police probe video of apparent British ISIS fighter

2014-10-04 22:30

Police in Britain are "urgently investigating" a video apparently showing a British Islamic State group fighter railing against Prime Minister David Cameron over air strikes in Iraq, Downing Street says.

UK leader: British hostage's killers must be found

2014-10-04 18:00

The Islamic State extremists who have beheaded another Western hostage are deaf to reason and must be destroyed, British Prime Minister David Cameron says.

UK warplanes on 1st mission to hit ISIS

2014-09-27 16:45

UK's Ministry of Defence says warplanes have taken off for their first combat mission over Iraq since its parliament approved airstrikes targeting the Islamic state of Iraq and Syria group.

Cameron - 'Years' of air strikes against ISIS

2014-09-26 14:41

British PM David Cameron has urged parliament to vote to approve “years” of strikes against ISIS, saying the group is guilty of "staggering" brutality and poses a direct threat to UK.

British PM to apologise to queen over purring gaffe

2014-09-25 17:34

British Prime Minister David Cameron will apologise to Queen Elizabeth II in person after describing how she "purred" down the telephone when he told her Scotland had rejected independence.

US strikes ISIS oil refineries in Syria

2014-09-25 11:33

The United States has bombed ISIS-controlled oil refineries in Syria as president Barack Obama recruited more allies to fight the jihadist "network of death".

Cameron: Iran can be 'part of solution' in Syria

2014-09-25 10:00

Prime Minister David Cameron says that Iran could be 'part of the solution' in defeating jihadists in Syria after he held landmark talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

UK: We haven’t made final decision over air strikes in Syria

2014-09-23 15:52

Britain says no final decision has been made over whether to join air strikes launched by the US and several Gulf allies on ISIS strongholds in Syria.

Queen urges unity in Scotland

2014-09-20 09:00

Scottish leader Alex Salmond says he will resign after losing an independence referendum that left the UK intact, while Queen Elizabeth II has called for "mutual respect" among Scots.

Scotland's next step? Possibly more powers

2014-09-19 09:18

Scotland may have rejected independence but will now be handed new powers by Britain which could amount to effective home rule.

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