Monthly Archives: February 2014

North Korea’s Kim Should Face Human Rights Trial, UN Says

North Korea has committed the worst crimes against humanity in modern history and leader Kim Jong Un should be tried by the International Criminal Court and held accountable, a United Nations commission said.– Delivered by Feed43 service
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Salmond Says Forcing Scotland to Drop Pound to Hurt U.K.

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond disputed the argument of U.K. ministers that an independent Scotland would lose the pound, saying businesses in the rest of the U.K. would forbid something that drove up transaction costs.– Delivered by Feed43 serv… Continue reading

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UN Probe Finds North Korea’s Kim Should Face Rights Trial

A United Nations inquiry into human rights in North Korea concluded that the totalitarian state’s leader, Kim Jong Un, should face trial at the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity.

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Salmond Says Forcing Scotland to Drop Pound to Hurt U.K.

Updated 45 minutes ago Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond disputed the argument of U.K. ministers that an independent Scotland would lose the pound, saying businesses in the rest of the U.K. would forbid something that drove up transaction costs.– D… Continue reading

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U.K. Labour Holds Off UKIP Challenge in Wythenshawe Vote

The U.K. opposition Labour Party held the Parliamentary seat of Wythenshawe and Sale East in a special election that saw the governing Conservatives forced into third place by the U.K. Independence Party.– Delivered by Feed43 service
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Cameron Says Money No Object on Floods as Trip Canceled

Prime Minister David Cameron said money’s “no object” in tackling the effects of flooding across southern England, as he called off a trip to the Middle East next week to concentrate on the crisis.

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Clegg Backs Osborne Deficit-Reduction Timetable for U.K.

U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said his Liberal Democrats back the timetable set out by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne to end the structural budget deficit by 2018.– Delivered by Feed43 service
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Miliband Pledges More Power for Parents Over U.K. Schools

U.K. opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband will say parents should be able to demand intervention in state-run schools, in a speech setting out how he’d aim to improve public services with less money.

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Centrica’s Breakup Floated by U.K. Minister

Energy Secretary Ed Davey has written to U.K. regulators, asking them to look at whether Centrica Plc’s British Gas arm was too profitable and should be broken up.

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UKIP Takes Challenge to Labour in Rain-Swept Wythenshawe

If next week’s vote for a new member of Parliament from Wythenshawe and Sale East makes a dent in the record books, it may be as the wettest campaign in British political history.

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