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  • *Scotland blocks new permits for fracking. LONDON, Jan 28- Scotland on Wednesday blocked the granting of permits for fracking and a local English council delayed a decision on two projects, casting doubt on British Prime Minister David Cameron's shale gas ambitions. Scotland, estimated to have around 80 trillion cubic metres of shale gas resources- enough to...

  • Conservative's Hague: No coalition, thanks!  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 4:40 AM ET

    William Hague, leader of the House of Commons, says he doesn't see a coalition between his Conservative Party and UKIP after May's general election.

  • UK election campaign heats up  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 2:49 AM ET
    A double decker bus makes its way over Westminster Bridge, past the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben in London, England.

    CNBC's Phil Han reports on the state of the U.K. general election campaign, as the candidates count down 99 days until votes are cast.

  • Democrats put brakes on Iran sanctions bill Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 10:20 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Senate Democrats on Tuesday put the brakes on new Iran sanctions legislation, ending for now a looming showdown between Congress and President Barack Obama over negotiations to prevent Tehran from having the capability to make a nuclear weapon. At the same time, supporters of the bill say the letter signals the White House that Menendez and his...

  • Just 100 days before the polls, Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives and Ed Miliband's Labour party are both stuck on 32-34 percent of the vote, opinion polls show, weakened by surging support for alternative parties such as the UK Independence Party, the Scottish National Party and the Greens. "At the moment you have so many unknowns, it's not...

  • DUNDEE, Scotland, Jan 27- Among the social housing estates of Scotland's fourth largest city, Ed Miliband's bid to unseat Prime Minister David Cameron is in trouble: His opposition Labour party is haemorrhaging support to nationalists. Though Scots voted to stay part of the United Kingdom in a Sept. 18 referendum, support for the Scottish National Party has since...

  • LONDON, Jan 27- Britain's economic growth slowed more than expected in the final three months of last year, but with annual growth still at its fastest since 2007 the data gave ammunition to both sides of the political divide heading into May's election. While most countries have not yet reported 2014 growth data, Britain's is ahead of International Monetary...

  • 'Spy chief' hoax caller put through to UK PM Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 4:13 AM ET
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    The U.K. said it was reviewing security procedures after a drunk hoax caller was put through to Prime Minister David Cameron.

  • Belgium sees some room to discuss Greek debt program Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 4:37 PM ET

    BRUSSELS— Britain's Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron predicted that the election victory of Greece's radical left-wing Syriza party would create "economic uncertainty" across Europe, while left-of-center parties welcomed the results as a message that the European Union should change its economic policy. Johan Van Overtveldt said on the eve of a...

  • *UK retail sales rise unexpectedly in December. LONDON, Jan 23- British retail sales unexpectedly rose in December as shoppers flocked to supermarkets and bought more fuel as oil prices fell, providing a boost for the country's economic recovery that has shown signs of softening. Britain needs consumers to keep spending as manufacturing growth has weakened...

  • *BoE's Cunliffe: EU markets plan needs caution. LONDON, Jan 20- The European Union's plans to build a capital markets union to increase funding for the economy will take years and needs careful handling, Bank of England Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe said on Tuesday. The CMU is the vehicle the EU's executive European Commission hopes will increase market-based...

  • Why Obama & Cameron's meeting mattered  Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 4:41 PM ET

    "Meet the Press" moderator Chuck Todd discusses the significance of President Barack Obama's meeting with England's Prime Minister David Cameron.

  • No need to beef up security after Paris: Obama Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 2:26 PM ET
    British Prime Minister David Cameron and U.S. President Barack Obama walk the Colonnade from the Oval Office to the Residence for a working dinner at the White House in Washington January 15, 2015.

    Authorities do not need to change course on balancing security and privacy, President Barack Obama and British PM David Cameron said.

  • Pres. Obama, PM Cameron address security, Iran  Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 1:40 PM ET

    British Prime Minister David Cameron, and President Obama, addressed issues of security and terrorism in a joint press conference on Friday.

  • Cameron: Must fight extremism at home  Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 1:07 PM ET

    In discussing the fight against terrorism, British Prime Minister David Cameron, says it will take great discipline and various work to counter "the death cult of a narrative perverting the religion of Islam."

  • British Prime Minister David Cameron addresses the fight against terrorism, and economic strategies for growth, in a joint press conference with President Obama.

  • Pres. Obama & PM Cameron expand collaborations  Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 12:39 PM ET

    President Obama addresses new collaborations with British Prime Minister David Cameron, on digital technology, cybersecurity, climate change among the topics discussed.

  • Obama & Cameron: Terrorism top issue  Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 12:20 PM ET

    CNBC's John Hardwood previews the joint news conference between President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron. Harwood says terrorism is the number one issue on the agenda.

  • Targeting encrypted messaging app  Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 11:38 AM ET

    Re/code's Kara Swisher, weighs in on the pledge by British Prime Minister David Cameron to tighten laws around encrypted messaging apps like Snapchat and WhatsApp.

  • *BoE Governor Mark Carney must explain fall to Osborne. LONDON, Jan 13- British consumer price inflation plunged to its lowest level since May 2000 last month and looks set to fall further, easing a squeeze on consumers and leaving the Bank of England under no pressure to raise interest rates soon. Reflecting a slide in global oil prices, the rate of consumer price...