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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • EU leaders unite for WW1 memorial before Juncker battle Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 9:07 AM ET

    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 important common institution.

  • LONDON, June 25- Just weeks before her trial on phone-hacking charges was due to start, Rebekah Brooks got some crushing news: the former head of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper arm learnt that her main defense lawyer could no longer represent her.

  • *Britain set for defeat over Juncker as Dutch, Swedes switch. BRUSSELS, June 25- Britain's slender hopes of securing Italian support in its campaign to stop Jean-Claude Juncker becoming European Commission president crumbled on Wednesday when Germany offered Rome a gentler interpretation of EU budget rules.

  • LONDON, June 25- Just weeks before her trial on phone-hacking charges was due to start, Rebekah Brooks got some crushing news: the former head of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper arm learnt that her main defence lawyer could no longer represent her.

  • PARIS, June 25- For the boss of General Electric, the trials and tribulations of doing business in France are summed up in the lyric of an old Rolling Stones' song: "You can't always get what you want, but if you try sometimes you just might find you get what you need."

  • LONDON, June 25- Britain said on Wednesday it would push the European Union to improve the way it sets financial rules, promising to protect London's role as a global financial sector and demanding better assessments of the impact of new regulations.

  • LONDON, June 24- On July 7, 2011, at the height of Britain's phone-hacking scandal, Rebekah Brooks announced the closure of Britain's biggest-selling newspaper, The News of the World. That evening, she sat with senior colleagues in a restaurant in London's Chelsea Harbor, fighting back tears.

  • *Cameron apologizes for hiring Andy Coulson. LONDON, June 24- Rebekah Brooks, the former boss of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper arm, was acquitted on Tuesday of orchestrating a campaign to hack into phones and bribe officials in a case that has shaken the British political establishment.

  • *Scandal shocked Britain's political elite. LONDON, June 24- Rebekah Brooks, the former boss of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper arm, was acquitted on Tuesday of orchestrating a campaign to hack into phones and bribe officials in a case that has shaken the British political establishment.

  • TIMELINE-Key dates in Britain's phone-hacking scandal Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 10:17 AM ET

    LONDON, June 24- Rebekah Brooks, who once ran Rupert Murdoch's UK newspaper arm, was acquitted on Tuesday of orchestrating a campaign to hack into the phones of celebrities and crime victims, as well as bribing officials in the hunt for exclusive news.

  • LONDON, June 24- The acquittal of Rupert Murdoch's protegee over phone hacking at his News of the World tabloid is a relief for the 83- year-old tycoon and his businesses, although his 40 year spell over British politics is probably still broken for good.

  • LONDON, June 24- Rebekah Brooks, the former boss of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper arm, was acquitted on Tuesday of orchestrating a campaign to hack into phones and bribe officials in the hunt for exclusive news.

  • PARIS, June 23- Observing the build-up to this week's European Union summit, which is due to nominate the next president of the executive European Commission and draw up a policy agenda for the next five years, is like watching a slow-motion train wreck.

  • DUNDEE, Scotland, June 22- Gordon Brown, once ranked Britain's most unpopular prime minister in half a century, may yet emerge as the man who convinces Scots to reject independence. But in the industrial towns of Scotland where the fate of the United Kingdom will be set by 1 million as yet undecided voters in a Sept. 18 referendum, few rival Brown's influence.