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Politics David Cameron

  • *In election platform, May vows more control of markets and firms. HALIFAX, England, May 18- Prime Minister Theresa May rejected "untrammelled free markets" and promised to rein in corporate excesses in pre-election pledges on Thursday designed to woo not only her core supporters but also those of her left-wing rivals. With surveys suggesting she is on course on...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Canada Finance Minister Bill Morneau speak at World Bank- 2030 GMT. *WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is a panelist at the discussion "Creating Markets, Creating Opportunities" in Washington 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON- Governor of Bank of England Mark Carney speaks before an Institute of International...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Canada Finance Minister Bill Morneau speak at World Bank- 2030 GMT. *WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is a panelist at the discussion "Creating Markets, Creating Opportunities" in Washington 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON- Governor of Bank of England Mark Carney speaks before an Institute of International...

  • LONDON, April 18- British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday for an early parliamentary election on June 8. Under the legislation, a motion for an election ahead of schedule must be backed by two thirds of the 650 seat lower House of Commons, including vacant seats. Accounting for public holidays, this means May 3 if the election is held on June 8.

  • LONDON, April 18- British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday for an early parliamentary election on June 8. Under the legislation, a motion for an election ahead of schedule must be backed by two thirds of the 650 seat lower House of Commons, including vacant seats. Accounting for public holidays, this means May 3 if the election is held on June 8.

  • LONDON, April 18- British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday for an early parliamentary election on June 8. Under the legislation, a motion for an election ahead of schedule must be backed by two thirds of the 650 seat lower House of Commons, including vacant seats. Accounting for public holidays, this means May 3 if the election is held on June 8.

  • LONDON, April 18- British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday for an early parliamentary election on June 8. Under the legislation, a motion for an election ahead of schedule must be backed by two thirds of the 650 seat lower House of Commons, including vacant seats. Accounting for public holidays, this means May 3 if the election is held on June 8.

  • LONDON, March 29- After nine months of preparation, bitter public argument and a battle with parliament, British Prime Minister Theresa May is launching talks with the European Union armed with a plan she hopes will secure a better divorce deal than many expect. Although May has published a policy document outlining a 12- point approach to the talks that will...

  • May had delivered her vision two days earlier for pulling Britain out of the European Union's single market. Now the Wall Street banks, fearing Britain was headed for trouble, wanted to hear more about her strategy. "We contribute a double-digit percentage to Britain's GDP.

  • LONDON, March 9- British finance minister Philip Hammond sought on Thursday to counter a wave of criticism for raising a tax on some self-employed workers in his budget, saying the measure was needed to get the country ready for Brexit. No Conservative likes to increase taxes, national insurance, anything else, "he told Sky News. The change in the tax rules was part of...

  • LONDON, March 5- British Prime Minister Theresa May is unlikely to bow to political expedience in Brexit negotiations but will make up her own mind about what she believes is best and refuse to give ground- that's if past form is anything to go by. May, who backed the campaign to stay in the European Union in last June's referendum, will have to carry or quell the...

  • LONDON, March 5- British Prime Minister Theresa May is unlikely to bow to political expedience in Brexit negotiations but will make up her own mind about what she believes is best and refuse to give ground- that's if past form is anything to go by. May, who backed the campaign to stay in the European Union in last June's referendum, will have to carry or quell the...

  • LONDON, March 5- British Prime Minister Theresa May is unlikely to bow to political expedience in Brexit negotiations but will make up her own mind about what she believes is best and refuse to give ground- that's if past form is anything to go by. May, who backed the campaign to stay in the European Union in last June's referendum, will have to carry or quell the...

  • LONDON, March 5- British Prime Minister Theresa May is unlikely to bow to political expedience in Brexit negotiations but will make up her own mind about what she believes is best and refuse to give ground- that's if past form is anything to go by. May, who backed the campaign to stay in the European Union in last June's referendum, will have to carry or quell the...

  • LONDON, March 5- British Prime Minister Theresa May is unlikely to bow to political expedience in Brexit negotiations but will make up her own mind about what she believes is best and refuse to give ground- that's if past form is anything to go by. May, who backed the campaign to stay in the European Union in last June's referendum, will have to carry or quell the...

  • Elections in the Netherlands, France and potentially Greece over the coming months could all prompt exit talks from the European Union.

  • Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow.

    A trip to the Houses of Parliament may not happen during President Donald Trump's state visit to the UK, NBC News reports.

  • LONDON, Feb 1- TalkTalk founder and chairman Charles Dunstone will take over the running of the British telecoms operator when chief executive Dido Harding steps down in May after seven years in charge, the company said on Wednesday. Shares in TalkTalk, which competes with Sky, Virgin Media and industry leader BT, were trading up 8.5 percent at 170 pence at 1231 GMT.

  • LONDON, Feb 1- TalkTalk founder and chairman Charles Dunstone will take over the running of the telecoms operator when chief executive Dido Harding steps down in May after seven years in charge, the company said on Wednesday. Shares in TalkTalk, which competes with Sky and Virgin Media as well as industry leader BT, were trading up 7 percent at 167 pence at 0826 GMT.

  • Roland Rudd's political and business links are near unparalleled: he advised former Prime Minister Tony Blair and counts David Cameron as a friend, and his financial PR firm Finsbury represents about a quarter of FTSE 100 companies. He also heads the Open Britain group, which is campaigning for Britain to retain as close ties as possible with the European Union-...