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NEW: ISIS Threatens Horrific Attack on UK (VIDEO)

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The terror group has warned the UK will suffer ‘the lion’s share’ of the slaughter it intends to wield in Europe, according to its Arabic language newspaper, al-Naba. However, in a video released on Saturday, the militants suggest it is…

Libya politics: Much ado about BP

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FROM THE ECONOMIST INTELLIGENCE UNIT The sudden revival of interest from US legislators in the Lockerbie case is mainly about finding another stick with which to beat BP, but it also arises from the resentment at the circumstances of the…

Britons Decidedly Reject Adopting the Euro

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(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Very few people in Britain are interested in adopting the euro as the national currency, according to a poll by Angus Reid Public Opinion. 79 per cent of respondents would vote against this idea in…

Leak exposes anti-EU feeling in UK’s Tory party

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EUObserver Today @ 09:25 CET A confidential memo drafted by the British foreign ministry has indicated the depth of anti-EU feeling in the British Conservative party. The paper was written last week by UK officials in the form of a letter…

UK security beefed up as possible IRA attack looms

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The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) started a major security operation on Friday in order to curb any possible attack from splinter dissident Irish Republican Army (IRA) groups that would hamper the British parliamentary election on May 6.

Suicide attack targets convoy of British ambassador in Yemen

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Yemeni security sources said that a suicide bomber had blown himself up near the convoy of the British ambassador to Yemen early on Monday. Initial reports say that only the suicide bomber was killed, while ambassador Tim Torlot was not injured. More…

Tories Keep Double-Digit Lead in Britain

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(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – The opposition Conservative Party remains ahead of its rivals in Britain, according to a poll by Angus Reid Public Opinion. 40 per cent of respondents would support the Tories in this year’s general election, up…

UK firm wins Ugandan oil contract

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FROM THE ECONOMIST INTELLIGENCE UNIT Tullow Oil has won the battle to buy Heritage’s holdings in western Uganda, despite strong competition from Italy’s ENI. Attention will now switch to developing the finds.

Conservatives Remain at 40% as General Election Nears in Britain

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Vision Critical: The year 2010 begins with Britain’s main political parties maintaining the same numbers they garnered in the last month of 2009, a new Angus Reid Public Opinion poll conducted in cooperation with PoliticalBetting.com has found.