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British govt seeks enhanced partnership with India, China: Queen Elizabeth II

May 28, 2015

British govt seeks enhanced partnership with India, China: Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II singled out India alongside China for an "enhanced partnership" as part of the foreign policy priorities for UK. #World #India #China #Queen Elizabeth II #TheySaidIt #Britain #UK #Xi Jinping #PM Narendra Modi #Chinese president
Increased taxes for UK businesses with foreign labour, says Queen Elizabeth in parliament speech

May 28, 2015

Increased taxes for UK businesses with foreign labour, says Queen Elizabeth in parliament speech

Pomp met politics as Queen Elizabeth II donned a diamond-studded crown on Wednesday to read out laws planned by Britain's new government. #Politics #NewsTracker #Queen Elizabeth II #Government #Britain #Crown #New Laws #Queen WElizabeth
Queen's speech: More Scottish autonomy, EU referendum and tougher immigration on Tories' agenda

May 27, 2015

Queen's speech: More Scottish autonomy, EU referendum and tougher immigration on Tories' agenda

Britain's first Conservative-only government in nearly two decades on Wednesday unveiled its legislative agenda, confirming plans for tougher immigration policies, a referendum for the EU membership by the end of 2017 and more autonomy for Scotland. #World #NewsTracker #England #EU #Immigration #David Cameron #Scotland #UK #Conservative Party #Britain's Queen Elizabeth #Tories #EU Referendum #EU membership
Only new refugees to benefit from EU quotas in migrant crisis - draft| Reuters

May 27, 2015

Only new refugees to benefit from EU quotas in migrant crisis - draft| Reuters

BRUSSELS The European Union will consider new refugees reaching Italy and Greece in its migrant quotas, not those already in camps, according to a proposal seen by Reuters to be presented on Wednesday, a concession to EU governments against the plan. #France #Greece #Italy #editing #Mediterranean #Responsibility #Commission #middle #ukraine-britain
Brides for sale: European women lured for sham marriages

May 26, 2015

Brides for sale: European women lured for sham marriages

Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met. #NewsTracker #EU #Britain #UK #European women #sham marriages #brides for sale

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London 2012 Do the Olympics herald a 'new Britain'?

Aug 12, 2012

London 2012 Do the Olympics herald a 'new Britain'?

If Britain wants to use the Olympics and Paralympics to inspire creation of a "new Britain", by all means. But every Briton will have to work at it to make it a reality. It doesn't come from simply watching sport, or the Spice Girls. #OnOurMind #2012 London Olympics #Spice Girls #Great Britain #Closing ceremony
Murray aftermath Britain's unhealthy obsession with defeat

Jul 10, 2012

Murray aftermath Britain's unhealthy obsession with defeat

Britain doesn't give a toss if they win any or all the other Wimbledon titles - they only want the men's. And in some cases, they only want the right kind of person to win the men's. #ThatsJustWrong #Roger Federer #Andy Murray #Britain #London Olympics 2012 #Wimbledon 2012