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  • 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.

  • *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...

  • UK Cameron's Conservatives vow tough new strike laws Saturday, 10 Jan 2015 | 9:11 AM ET

    LONDON, Jan 10- British Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative Party said it would introduce tough strike laws for some public service workers if it wins the general election in May, prompting anger from unions, which called the proposals an affront to democracy. The move comes after a series of strikes last year by public sector employees, including...

  • U.S. jobs data helps pound bounce after rough week Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 12:24 PM ET

    LONDON, Jan 9- Sterling recovered some ground on Friday, pushing back above $1.51 as the dollar retreated broadly after U.S. payrolls data that showed the economy creating jobs robustly without generating much wage growth. By late trade in London, sterling was half a percent higher at $1.5157 and 0.1 percent stronger against the euro at 78.09 pence.

  • LONDON, Jan 9- Sterling pared early gains against the dollar on Friday after data showed British industrial production and construction unexpectedly contracted in November, bolstering the view that economic growth is moderating. Friday's data added to signs that Britain's economic recovery may be losing steam. That view has already prompted investors to...

  • Overall, Britain's labour market was in good shape heading into 2015, according to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation and KPMG's monthly report on jobs. The Bank of England is watching the labour market closely as it weighs up when to raise interest rates from their record low 0.5 percent, and so are political leaders ahead of a national election on...

  • Confusion as French hunt shooting suspects Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 9:14 PM ET

    After a long day of rapidly changing information, U.S. counterterrorism officials told NBC News Wednesday night that they cannot be certain what the status is of the three suspects in the Paris attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine.

  • *Berlin believes Greek exit would set dangerous precedent. BERLIN/ LONDON, Jan 7- Germany's Angela Merkel played down the chances of a Greek exit from the euro zone on Wednesday, but made clear she expected Athens to stick to the terms of its international bailouts after this month's election. The chancellor addressed the issue for the first time since a German...