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Sep 12, 2014

Boris Johnson selected to run for British parliament in 2015

LONDON (Reuters) – The Mayor of London Boris Johnson, who seen as a potential successor to Prime Minister David Cameron, was on Friday selected by the Conservative party to run for parliament in 2015.

Winning a parliamentary seat may be the first step in any bid to succeed Cameron as leader of the Conservative Party – a job that Johnson has coyly denied interest in for years while at the same time fuelling constant media speculation.

Sep 12, 2014

London’s Boris Johnson selected to run for British parliament in 2015

LONDON (Reuters) – The Mayor of London Boris Johnson, who seen as a potential successor to Prime Minister David Cameron, was on Friday selected by the Conservative party to run for parliament in 2015.

Winning a parliamentary seat may be the first step in any bid to succeed Cameron as leader of the Conservative Party – a job that Johnson has coyly denied interest in for years while at the same time fuelling constant media speculation.

Sep 11, 2014

New sanctions against Russia to take effect on Friday

BRUSSELS/LONDON, Sept 11 (Reuters) – European Union
governments agreed on Thursday that new economic sanctions on
Russia will take effect on Friday but held out the prospect of
cancelling some or all of them next month if they believe a
peace plan is working.

EU ambassadors agreed in principle to the new sanctions last
Friday but implementation was held up by a dispute over whether
they should take effect now or whether the EU should give more
time for a ceasefire in Ukraine to take hold.

Sep 10, 2014

British PM Cameron’s job at risk if Scotland breaks away

LONDON (Reuters) – If Scots vote for independence next week, Prime Minister David Cameron could face fierce pressure to resign less than eight months before a national election, lawmakers in his party say.

A vote to break up the United Kingdom would throw British politics into turmoil and while Cameron has repeatedly insisted he will not quit, secession might well mark the beginning of the end for his leadership.

Sep 10, 2014

Cameron’s job at risk if Scotland breaks away

LONDON (Reuters) – If Scots vote for independence next week, Prime Minister David Cameron could face fierce pressure to resign less than eight months before a national election, MPs in his party say.

A vote to break up the United Kingdom would throw British politics into turmoil and while Cameron has repeatedly insisted he will not quit, secession might well mark the beginning of the end for his leadership.

Sep 7, 2014

UK scrambles to promise more powers if Scots reject independence

LONDON (Reuters) – The British government is scrambling to respond to a lurch in the opinion polls toward a vote for Scottish independence this month by promising a range of new powers for Scotland if it chooses to stay within the United Kingdom.

British finance minister George Osborne said on Sunday that plans would be set out in the coming days to give Scotland more autonomy on tax, spending and welfare if Scots vote against independence in a historic referendum on Sept. 18.

Sep 7, 2014

UK promises Scots more powers if they reject independence

LONDON (Reuters) – The British government is scrambling to respond to a lurch in the opinion polls towards a vote for Scottish independence this month by promising a range of new powers for Scotland if it chooses to stay within the United Kingdom.

British finance minister George Osborne said on Sunday that plans would be set out in the coming days to give Scotland more autonomy on tax, spending and welfare if Scots vote against independence in a historic referendum on Sept. 18.

Sep 4, 2014

NATO slams Russian over Ukraine as summit starts

NEWPORT Wales (Reuters) – NATO’s top official bluntly accused Moscow on Thursday of attacking Ukraine as allied leaders began a summit set to support Kiev and buttress defenses against a Russia they now see as an adversary for the first time since the Cold War.

U.S. President Barack Obama and his 27 allies, meeting at a golf resort in Wales, also discussed how to tackle Islamic State militants who have captured swathes of Iraq and Syria, posing a new threat on the alliance’s southeastern flank, and how to stabilize Afghanistan when NATO forces leave at year’s end.

Sep 4, 2014

NATO chief, at summit, says Russia attacking Ukraine

NEWPORT Wales (Reuters) – NATO’s top official accused Moscow outright on Thursday of attacking Ukraine as allied leaders gathered for a summit to buttress support for Kiev and bolster defenses against a Russia they now see as hostile for the first time since the Cold War.

U.S. President Barack Obama and his 27 allies meeting at a golf resort in Wales will also discuss how to tackle the Islamic State straddling parts of Iraq and Syria, which has emerged as a new threat on the alliance’s southern flank, and how to stabilize Afghanistan when NATO forces leave at year’s end.

Sep 3, 2014

NATO shakes up Russia strategy over Ukraine crisis

NEWPORT Wales (Reuters) – NATO will bolster its eastern defenses and buttress support for Kiev at a summit starting on Thursday, prompted by the Ukraine crisis to enact the most radical shift in its strategy towards Russia since the end of the Cold War.

U.S. President Barack Obama and other NATO leaders meeting at the Celtic Manor resort in south Wales will also discuss how to tackle Islamic State which has emerged as a new threat on the alliance’s southern flank.

    • About Kylie

      "Kylie MacLellan covers equity capital markets for Europe, Middle East and Africa, with a particular focus on initial public offerings. She previously spent a year working in the UK politics and general news team, specialising in industrial relations and other employment related issues such as welfare."
      Joined Reuters:
      2008
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