Monthly Archives: June 2014

Cable Says Liberal Democrats Fighting for Economic Credit

U.K. Business Secretary Vince Cable said getting credit for his Liberal Democrat party’s role in the economic recovery is “a challenge,” as he insisted the party is united behind Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.

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Cable Says Raising U.K. Rates to Cool Housing Would Hit Recovery

U.K. Business Secretary Vince Cable said that an early interest-rate increase to cool the housing market would damage lending to small businesses and hurt the recovery.– Delivered by Feed43 service
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China and U.K. Pledge Cooperation for Growth After London Talks

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron and his Chinese counterpart, Li Keqiang, agreed to work together to spur growth in their two countries after talks in London.– Delivered by Feed43 service
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China’s Li Calls Woman Journalist to Show Rights Respect

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang sought to brush aside criticism of his country’s human-rights record during a visit to London by arguing that he was showing respect for the issue by calling on women journalists to ask questions.

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BP’s $20 Billion Leads Deals as China’s Li Visits U.K.

BP Plc signed a $20 billion deal to supply liquefied natural gas to China National Offshore Oil Corp., one of a number of contracts announced during a visit by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to the U.K.– Delivered by Feed43 service
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U.K. Reopens Tehran Embassy Amid Conflict in Iraq

U.K. Foreign Secretary William Hague said Britain will reopen its embassy in Tehran, closed after a raid by extremists in 2011, in a sign that the advance of Sunni militants in Iraq is encouraging diplomacy with Iran.– Delivered by Feed43 service
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U.K Hails Chinese Investment Announcements as Li Visits

China Minsheng Investment Corp., the country’s largest private-sector investment group, will invest $1.5 billion and open its European headquarters in London, the U.K. said, as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang began a visit.

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U.K. Signals New Offer to Iran as Iraq Fights Militants

U.K. Foreign Secretary William Hague signaled plans to continue the restoration of diplomatic relations with Iran, driven by the advance of Sunni Muslim fighters in neighboring Iraq.– Delivered by Feed43 service
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Johnson Says London Property Prices Are Desirable Problem

London Mayor Boris Johnson said high property prices are “the right problem to have” and that technology startups are attracted to the city regardless of its “creaking” infrastructure.

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China Says Li Visit Is Chance for U.K. to Improve Ties

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s visit to the U.K. next week is a chance for Britain to improve diplomatic relations after a three-year freeze caused by arguments over human rights and Tibet, China’s ambassador in London said.

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