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  • LONDON, July 11- Britain's biggest privatisation in years was blighted by a fear of failure and poor advice from state-appointed banks, a committee of lawmakers said on Friday following an inquiry into the 2 billion pound sale of Royal Mail.

  • US given heads up about newspaper data destruction Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 4:01 AM ET

    The White House had publicly distanced itself on whether it would do the same to an American news organization. After news of the Guardian incident broke the following month, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said it would be "very difficult to imagine a scenario in which that would be appropriate."

  • LONDON, July 11- Britain's biggest privatization in years was blighted by a fear of failure and poor advice from state-appointed banks, a committee of lawmakers said on Friday following an inquiry into the 2 billion pound sale of Royal Mail.

  • UK govt seeks data retention law after EU verdict Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 5:04 AM ET

    LONDON— Concerned after a European court ruled in favor of citizens' right to privacy, Britain's prime minister pledged Thursday to rush through emergency measures to force phone and Internet companies to store call and search records for a year.

  • ECB: Britain leaving EU would be 'enormous shock' Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    ATHENS, Greece— A top European Central Bank official says Britain leaving the European Union would be an "enormous shock" whose consequences would be difficult to manage. Britain is home to the EU's biggest financial hub, the City of London, but it's not part of the bloc's joint euro currency.

  • UK PM's ex-aide Coulson facing perjury charge Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 3:19 PM ET

    LONDON— Scottish prosecutors say former News of the World editor Andy Coulson, convicted last month of phone hacking, has been summoned to face a perjury charge. Prosecutors say Coulson was served with an indictment Monday telling him to appear in a Glasgow court on Aug. 6.

  • *Announces investments in Britain by Indian companies. MUMBAI, July 7- Britain's finance minister George Osborne praised India's new prime minister Narendra Modi on Monday for helping create a quick turnaround in investor sentiment, during a two-day trip aimed at opening up opportunities in defense and infrastructure.

  • LONDON, July 6- The drugs don't work- and neither does the market, when it comes to antibiotics. Totally resistant forms of the lung infection emerged in India just a few years ago and have now been detected worldwide.

  • INSIGHT-How to fix a broken market in antibiotics Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 4:59 AM ET

    LONDON, July 6- The drugs don't work- and neither does the market, when it comes to antibiotics. Totally resistant forms of the lung infection emerged in India just a few years ago and have now been detected worldwide.

  • LONDON, July 4- British Prime Minister David Cameron's former media chief Andy Coulson was jailed for 18 months on Friday for being complicit in industrial scale phone-hacking by journalists at the Rupert Murdoch tabloid he edited. Three other senior journalists from the paper Greg Miskiw, Neville Thurlbeck and James Weatherup, were also sentenced on Friday.

  • Ex-editor Coulson gets 18 months for hacking Friday, 4 Jul 2014 | 5:32 AM ET

    LONDON— Andy Coulson went from the editor's office at Britain's best-selling newspaper to the corridors of 10 Downing St. as Prime Minister David Cameron's communications chief.

  • LONDON, July 4- British Prime Minister David Cameron's former media chief Andy Coulson was jailed for 18 months on Friday for being complicit in industrial scale phone-hacking by journalists at the Rupert Murdoch tabloid he edited.

  • *Economist Jim O'Neill to head new antibiotics panel. LONDON, July 2- Prime Minister David Cameron called on Wednesday for global action to tackle the threat of drug-resistant superbugs and said Britain planned to take a leading role in finding ways to spur the development of new antibiotics.

  • UK's Cameron calls for global action on superbug threat Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 4:06 AM ET

    *Economist Jim O'Neill to head new antibiotics panel. LONDON, July 2- Prime Minister David Cameron called on Wednesday for global action to tackle the threat of drug-resistant superbugs and said Britain planned to take a leading role in finding ways to spur the development of new antibiotics.

  • BRUSSELS, July 1- The European Parliament on Tuesday chose Martin Schulz as its president for another two and half years, backing a combative social democrat who has fought for more power for the EU legislature.

  • LONDON, June 30- British Prime Minister David Cameron's ex-media chief Andy Coulson will face a re-trial over whether he sanctioned illegal payments to a public official while editing a Rupert Murdoch tabloid, prosecutors said on Monday.

  • Ex-editor Coulson faces retrial on bribery charges Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 5:28 AM ET

    Andrew Edis told a sentencing hearing for ex-editor Andy Coulson and four others that the newspaper hacked the phones of a "Who's Who of Britain" in the first years of this century. A jury last week failed to reach a verdict on two other charges against Coulson— former communications director for Prime Minister David Cameron— and ex-royal editor Clive Goodman.

  • LONDON, June 29- Public support for Britain to leave the EU is growing again after falling to a multi-year low, according to the first survey published since EU leaders nominated Jean-Claude Juncker to become the next president of the European Commission.

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- More than a year after asking for and receiving emails from News Corp's U.S. operation related to allegations of phone hacking and bribery, the FBI is still investigating whether British-based representatives of the media company may have broken U.S. law, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

  • YPRES, Belgium/ BRUSSELS, June 26- European Union leaders gathered in Belgium for a solemn ceremony on Thursday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War One, determined to display unity despite deep disagreement over who should head their most influential institution.