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British PM David Cameron fights 'anti-business' mood

Feb 23, 2012
Several of Europe's biggest banks are reporting billion dollar losses today and yet, banks are handing out billions in bonuses and getting a lot of flack for it.
Posted In: Britain, banking, bonuses, david cameron

Murdoch to launch new tabloid in U.K.

Feb 20, 2012
Just seven months after another paper shuttered its doors in scandal, Rupert Murdoch is launching a new tabloid in Britain.
Posted In: Rupert Murdoch, Britain, tabloids

Britain, France to sign nuclear energy deal

Feb 17, 2012
The two European nations are set to strike a deal that will pave the way for new nuclear power plants in the U.K. But why now?
Posted In: France, Britain, nuclear power, nuclear energy

Queen Elizabeth at 85 -- still working

Feb 2, 2012
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth still handles a strenuous program of foreign trips and public ceremonies. Some ask how much longer she should carry on.
Posted In: Queen Elizabeth II, Britain

Former British banker gets knighthood revoked

Feb 1, 2012
Fred Goodwin led the Royal Bank of Scotland when it nearly collapsed during the financial crisis in 2008. The queen has now taken away his title of knight, leaving him in some less-than-honorable company.
Posted In: Britain, financial crisis, United Kingdom, Queen Elizabeth II

European leaders approve new fiscal agreement

Jan 31, 2012
European leaders have agreed on the details of a new treaty that requires countries to balance their budgets and limit their deficits. It's a long-term solution to the continent's debt troubles.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Britain, Czech, Greece

Companies may have received 'cosy deals' on U.K. taxes

Dec 20, 2011
British lawmakers are accusing the U.K. taxman of giving major corporations an easy ride
Posted In: U.K., Britain, Taxes, Goldman Sachs

Euro debt crisis a threat to British security

Dec 15, 2011
If the euro collapses, Britain's economy could shrink by up to 8 percent. That could have a big effect on the country's defense spending.
Posted In: defense, budget, Britain

Mid-day Extra: A car rental alternative in the U.K.

Dec 14, 2011
If your car is spending most of the day sitting unused on your driveway, it could be working a lot harder to earn you some spare cash.
Posted In: car, rental car, Britain

Will the U.K.'s relationship with Europe change?

Dec 12, 2011
Britain was the only EU member not to agree to the new treaty signed last week. How will that affect relations going forward?
Posted In: Eurozone, Europe debt crisis, Britain, david cameron

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