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The problem is compounded because, since Tony Blair left office over a decade ago, no British Prime Minister has defined what that 'special relationship' actually means in today's world. This leaves ... England was the real decider of the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union. And given that it ...
Other Facts:Is blind in his left eye and has lost most of the sight in his right eye, the result of being kicked in the head during a rugby game as a teenager. Daughter Jennifer Jane died of a cerebral hemorrhage, 10 days after she was born prematurely. Timeline:1972-1975 - Youngest ever Rector at the ...
No surprise there, average growth in EU is now double UK growth and their rate of inflation is half our rate. Any one who can recall how it was before we joined the Common market should recall we constantly had higher inflation and lower growth than the average of those already members of the Common ...
Beijing -- Theresa may on Wednesday joined a succession of British prime ministers who have turned to China for trade, investment and a shot of confidence, while offering Britain as a reliable, competitive base in Europe. But her three-day trip to China, shadowed by uncertainties about Britain's ...

Sally Morgan, Baroness Morgan of Huyton, came to the "Blair Years" class at King's College London yesterday to talk about Tony Blair's inner circle. She was a member of it, as Blair's political secretary in 10 Downing Street, later briefly a minister and then back in No 10 as Director of government Relations.
The navy had to evacuate 11,300 troops from central Norway, with the eventual loss of 4,396 men. In the fearful words of MP Vernon Bartlett, the German invasion of Britain seemed at this point "almost inevitable", with foreign troops predicted to land in large numbers on British soil for the first time since ...
The corpse of Carillion lies stricken on the industrial waste ground of the UK. Great British brands like Tarmac and McAlpine have been trashed; tens of thousands of jobs are in danger; thousands of small businesses are owed hundreds of millions by the dead company, causing the danger of a chain of ...
UK ministers must quickly offer post-Brexit financial guarantees to farmers to avoid ending up with "wilderness and a decimated industry", former agriculture Minister ... but there is still no sign of it," Lord Rooker, a minister in the Labour governments of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, told EURACTIV on Tuesday (16 January).
The answer to that question can be traced to one of Gordon Brown's most resilient legacies - a deeply-rooted, all-party consensus on Britain's role in international development. First as Chancellor and then as Prime Minister, Brown established the UK as a global leader in the fight against world poverty.
In their continuing series of speakers this semester, Topping and Company invited former Prime Minister Gordon Brown to the event "An Evening with Gordon Brown" to present his ... He reflects on the effects of the internet and how that has affected the way people conduct politics in Britain and the world.
He has remained a vocal opponent of the Brexit process, which is set to see Britain leave the European Union in 2019. But he has lost much of the luster he gained in 2010 when he seemed to offer a fresh alternative to Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Conservative challenger David Cameron. Many party ...
Gordon Brown has previously spoken of his irritation with Tony Blair for breaching their arrangement to relinquish the leadership of the Labour Party. Now Mr Brown has a further reason to be annoyed as his memoir has failed to compete in the bestseller lists. Despite receiving a warm reception from critics, ...
When I was prime minister of the United Kingdom, the British government fought hard for a world trade deal, while India and America remained at loggerheads over curbing agricultural imports to protect Indian farmers' ... Gordon Brown is former prime minister and chancellor of the exchequer of the UK.
He believes Historians will be astounded by "the scale and speed of the collapse in religious adherence" since the 1950s. Indeed, this year's British Social Attitudes Survey put the proportion of Britons professing to have no religion at a record high of 53%. Similarly, a YouGov survey for The Times published ...
Like many recent political memoirists, Gordon Brown begins his story in medias res. Given his rollercoaster time in Downing Street, punctuated by the gut-wrenching drama of the financial crisis, there should have been plenty of arresting moments to choose from. Some, though, are already taken. Alistair ...

Much of the UK's most important LGBT rights reforms took place during the successive premierships of Mr Blair and Mr Brown, between 1997 and 2010. The period saw an equal age of consent, the introduction of same-sex civil partnerships and same-sex adoption, the repeal of Section 28, the Gender ...
Reserves of £10m, and henceforth 80% of his time, will be devoted to his not-for-profit work, he has claimed. In interview with The Guardian he said he is "returning to frontline British politics using his institute as a platform to promote progressive centrist policy ideas and combat the rise of populism".
... for British readers. She is Gordon Brown's ex-girlfriend. More than 20 years after the abolition of the monarchy in 1947, the late King Michael's oldest daughter arrived at Edinburgh University to study sociology and political science. There she met the man who would later become Britain's prime minister.
Gordon Brown (left) with his brothers John and Andrew and their late father, a Church of Scotland minister, who holds open the book of sermons that they ... owing to the widely held belief -- engineered by Conservative spin and never properly countered by Labour -- that the financial crisis in Britain was ...
Theresa may used the reshuffle "to help ensure she fights the next election", senior Conservative sources said as friends of David Cameron suggested that he compared her approach to staying in power to that of Gordon Brown. Mr Cameron was said to believe that his successor was unlikely to leave office ...
On Christmas Day, appropriately, I reached a fascinating chapter in Gordon Brown's memoirs about whether politicians should wear their religious hearts on their ... Indeed, this year's British Social Attitudes Survey put the proportion of Britons professing to have "no religion" at a record high of 53 per cent.
When I was prime minister of the United Kingdom, the British government fought hard for a world trade deal, while India and America remained at loggerheads ... Gordon Brown, former UK prime minister and chancellor of the exchequer, is United Nations special envoy for global education and chair of the ...
On 19 February 2009, Gordon Brown travelled to Rome for an audience with Pope Benedict XVI. While there, Gordon invited the Pontiff to visit the UK either later that year or early in 2010 - thinly veiled code for "before the 2010 election". The Vatican's response was warm to the general idea, but lukewarm ...
These attitudes underline the difficulties of finding calm and moderate leadership in the centre ground of British politics, so devoted as it is to an adversarial and divisive two party system. Mr Clegg may have misjudged his approach to electoral reform, as well as his supporters' likely reaction to the tuition ...
Gordon Brown, in his reflections on his time in office as Chancellor and then Prime Minister, writes "... some argue that we should banish religious arguments ... When President Trump retweeted a vile message from the fascist Britain First organisation, Prime Minister May courageously responded: "British ...
In Scotland and Wales there are fewer polls to go on but, based on the available evidence, the patterns in both are different from Great Britain as a ... At the beginning of 2008, for example, David Cameron - leader of the opposition at the time - had better approval ratings than Prime Minister Gordon Brown.
Labour Chancellor Gordon Brown introduced a lower vehicle tax for diesel cars in 2001 as they were thought to be more economical and less harmful in terms of carbon dioxide ... It might come as a surprise to British motorists, but petrol prices in the UK are among the cheapest in Western Europe.
But, writing to a friend in the United Kingdom, she added defiantly: "I'm still alive, and my dreams are, too." Her escape, her hope, and her heart all revolve around education. The total number of children ensnared in emergencies - a figure that has grown by five million in just a few short years, and today ...
Like many recent political memoirists, Gordon Brown begins his story in medias res. Given his rollercoaster time in Downing Street, punctuated by the gut-wrenching drama of the financial crisis, there should have been plenty of arresting moments to choose from. Some, though, are already taken. Alistair Darling, for instance ...
Much of the UK's most important LGBT rights reforms took place during the successive premierships of Mr Blair and Mr Brown, between 1997 and 2010. The period saw an equal age of consent, the introduction of same-sex civil partnerships and same-sex adoption, the repeal of Section 28, the Gender ...
... for British readers. She is Gordon Brown's ex-girlfriend. More than 20 years after the abolition of the monarchy in 1947, the late King Michael's oldest daughter arrived at Edinburgh University to study sociology and political science. There she met the man who would later become Britain's prime minister.
So Jeremy Corbyn isn't a surprise in a party once dominated by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. Suck the virtue from an entity and use it as a vehicle for power, power, always more power; make a principle out of strangling the traditions on which your party for labour was founded; then leave it for dead once ...
Gordon Brown has warned against the rise of political movements demanding to "take back control", claiming that independence was difficult to achieve in ... the warning of Brexit - an event he feared would leave the UK "poorer" - and that voters could see through "slogans" which could not be implemented.
Gordon Brown has spoken out against the separatist movement in Catalonia, claiming independence is impossible in a globalised world. The former prime minister said Spain should heed the warning of Brexit - an event he feared would leave the UK "poorer". Catalonia voted overwhelmingly for ...
One of the things that helped Gordon Brown's rise was a constant desire to modernise. When he was just coming up as an MP, it was his desire to modernise the Labour Party, a task he undertook with Tony Blair and one that led to unprecedented electoral success and 13 years of our party in power.
But going by the number of entries in that and other dictionaries, one thing is perhaps peculiar to Britain: our love of amateurism resulting in things going ... And in more modern political times, who doesn't love the fact that the most memorable moment of the 2010 election was Gordon Brown inadvertently ...
Gordon Brown appeared on Good Morning Britain earlier today and thanked Piers Morgan for helping him following the tragic death of his ...
former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has released a new book in which he claims the U.S. mislead Britain prior to the 2003 Iraq war.
When he was at the Treasury, it was one of Gordon Brown's stock jokes that there are two kinds of chancellor: those who fail and those who get out in time. ... He makes the claim - and I think this is a highly reasonable contention - that Britain became "a fairer country" during the New Labour years in which ...
Parliamentarians from across Europe have criticised the British government for failing to take action against the offshore tax industry in the wake of ... Their intervention came as the former Prime Minister Gordon Brown threw his weight behind calls for the G20 group of countries to crack down on the ...
The UK could remain in the EU if Leave voters could be offered a "game-changing" deal next summer, Gordon Brown has told BBC News. The former Labour ...
Gordon Brown: Unionists would have won Scottish indy ref by a landslide with ... and a "more patriotic case" for why Scotland should be in the UK. ... Scottish than British and "any successful referendum campaign had to recognise this. ... speaking for the United Kingdom", which allowed the SNP to portray it ...
Gordon Brown: Tony Blair suggested he would stand down as PM after ... said he accepted that it was "not a glorious chapter in British history".
Gordon Brown has claimed the UK was "misled" over Saddam Hussein's ... the British Prime Minister at the time, accusing the dictator of having ...
Gordon Brown has claimed that "crucial" US intelligence that cast doubt Iraq's Weapons of Mass Destruction was concealed for the UK in the ...
On 1st April 2010, five days before Gordon Brown called the 2010 election, ... minister six weeks later, by refusing to meet him during her visit to Britain. ... How it would undermine British influence in Europe by removing the ...
The UK was misled over former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's access ... The Iraq war - which divided British public opinion - began in March ...
Gordon Brown claims Tony Blair used the assertion that Iraq had Weapons of Mass Destruction to argue that Britain needed to join the military action. ... "It is astonishing that none of us in the British government ever saw this ...


 

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