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Nov 9, 2015

Ireland says facing major strategic risk from Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) – The prospect of Britain leaving the European Union is a major strategic risk for Ireland, which will back attempts by Prime Minister David Cameron to reform the bloc if the terms are realistic, Ireland’s leader said on Monday.

Cameron, who has promised to overhaul Britain’s EU ties ahead of a referendum on a membership by the end of 2017, is due to outline his demands in a letter to the President of the European Council on Tuesday, effectively kicking off the renegotiation process.

Nov 4, 2015

Sisi says Muslim Brotherhood can play role in Egypt before UK visit

LONDON (Reuters) – Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi suggested the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood could again play a role in public life if Egyptians would welcome that, ahead of a visit to Britain criticized by rights campaigners.

Sisi, who launched the toughest crackdown on Islamists in Egypt’s modern history after toppling President Mohamed Mursi of the Brotherhood, will arrive in London on Wednesday and meet Prime Minister David Cameron to boost the countries’ ties.

Nov 3, 2015

UK government denies dropping plans for vote on Syria air strikes

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister David Cameron believes Britain should do more to tackle Islamist militants in Syria and has not dropped plans to seek parliamentary approval for air strikes there, his spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

She spoke after several newspapers said he had dropped the plans after failing to get enough backing. They also cited Russia’s move to support President Bashar al-Assad by bombing Islamic State militants in Syria as a complicating factor.

Nov 3, 2015

No coherent strategy for Syria air strikes, UK MPs say

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain should not extend its air strikes against Islamic State fighters into Syria until there is a clear strategy to defeat the militants, a committee of MPs said, dealing a blow to Prime Minister David Cameron.

Cameron has said he wants to do more to tackle Islamic State and hopes to seek parliamentary approval to carry out attacks in Syria. Britain is already involved in bombing IS targets in Iraq and has provided allies with surveillance over Syria.

Nov 3, 2015

No coherent strategy for Syria air strikes, UK lawmakers say

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain should not extend its air strikes against Islamic State fighters into Syria until there is a clear strategy to defeat the militants, a committee of British lawmakers said, dealing a blow to Prime Minister David Cameron.

Cameron has said he wants to do more to tackle Islamic State and hopes to seek parliamentary approval to carry out attacks in Syria. Britain is already involved in bombing IS targets in Iraq and has provided allies with surveillance over Syria.

Oct 29, 2015

Britain’s long-awaited Iraq inquiry to be published in June or July 2016

LONDON (Reuters) – The chairman of a British public inquiry into the Iraq War that has been running for seven years said on Thursday he expected to publish his report mid-2016, prompting Prime Minister David Cameron to urge him to speed up the process.

The inquiry aims to shed light on every aspect of Britain’s involvement with Iraq from 2001 to 2009, from the build-up to the U.S.-led invasion in 2003 to the withdrawal of combat troops, and to identify lessons that can be learned.

Oct 29, 2015

Cameron breaks cover on EU, says outsider Norway no model

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday launched his most open defence to date of his country remaining in the European Union, telling Eurosceptics that EU outsider Norway was no model to emulate.

Speaking in parliament ahead of a trip to Iceland where he is expected to make the same point, Cameron said he would “guide very strongly against” seeing Britain’s European future being akin to that of Norway, a successful economy that exists closely with but outside the bloc.

Oct 28, 2015

Britain’s Cameron breaks cover on EU, says outsider Norway no model

LONDON, Oct 28 (Reuters) – Prime Minister David Cameron on
Wednesday launched his most open defence to date of Britain
remaining in the European Union, telling Eurosceptics that
EU-outsider Norway was no model to emulate.

Speaking in parliament ahead of a trip to Iceland where he
is expected to make the same point, Cameron said he would “guide
very strongly against” seeing Britain’s European future being
akin to that of Norway, a successful economy that exists closely
with but outside the bloc.

Oct 28, 2015

Cameron to warn over UK adopting Norway-style relationship with EU

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister David Cameron will challenge on Wednesday a suggestion by Eurosceptics that Britain would be better off leaving the European Union and agreeing a looser, Norwegian-style relationship with the bloc.

So far the British leader had avoided public involvement in the arguments for leaving or staying in the EU that will be put to a referendum by the end of 2017; but with opinion polls showing falling support for the EU, Cameron has clearly decided to take on the Eurosceptics directly.

Oct 25, 2015

TalkTalk hires BAE Systems to investigate cyber attack

LONDON (Reuters) – British broadband provider TalkTalk said on Sunday it had hired defense company BAE Systems to investigate a cyber attack that may have led to the theft of personal data from its more than 4 million customers.

TalkTalk said on Friday it had received a ransom demand from an unidentified party for the attack, which has led to calls for greater regulation of how companies and public bodies manage personal data.

    • 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."
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      2008
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