The move by Geert Wilders of the Dutch Freedom Party and Marine Le Pen of France’s National Front, came ahead of next year's elections which EU officials fear will bring a surge in support for nationalist and xenophobic parties
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Monday 13 May 2013
You may not have heard of Huawei, but its products may well be in your house. Last year the company, based in Shenzen, China, overtook Ericsson to become the world’s largest manufacturer of telecoms equipment. It controls a quarter of the EU market in telecoms infrastructure and has won more than half of the contracts for 4G technology awarded in Europe, including big deals with EE (formerly Orange and T-Mobile), O2 and 3UK.
Monday 22 April 2013
The Labour leader, Ed Miliband is stealing a march on the Coalition and daring to broach a problem that is long overdue for a solution
Friday 01 February 2013
The economy had experienced a heart attack, Business Secretary Vince Cable told an audience at an event on Wednesday organised by the think tank Politeia. Recuperation is slow, uncertain and takes a very long time, so you should not expect at this relatively early stage that we would be sprinting down the track like Jessica Ennis.
Monday 03 December 2012
We're used to TV ads using colour and noise so you might have noticed a new ad for Soda Stream for precisely the opposite reason.
Monday 15 October 2012
Wednesday 18 April 2012
William Hague hit out at Argentina after the government said it was seizing a Spanish-controlled energy firm.
Sunday 08 January 2012
Monday 25 July 2011
Thursday 07 July 2011
There have been better times to be Japanese. Still battling the unappeased demons of stagnation, bloated national debt, and the sclerotic effects of an ageing population, the authorities now seem paralysed in their efforts to rebuild after the 2011 earthquake. Despite the country's riches and technological know-how.
Friday 01 July 2011
Friday 10 June 2011
Tory MP Andrew Bridgen tonight dismissed allegations that he sexually assaulted a woman as "demonstrably and provably false".
Friday 10 June 2011
A Tory MP was released on bail yesterday after being arrested on suspicion of sexual assault. Andrew Bridgen, the MP for North West Leicestershire, was arrested in relation to allegations of assaulting a 29-year-old woman in central London.
Thursday 09 June 2011
Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen was arrested today on suspicion of sexual assault and released on bail.
Tuesday 24 May 2011
The reduction in foreign banks' UK lending threatens a lasting squeeze on families and businesses because backed overseas lenders are practising "financial protectionism", a Bank of England paper warned yesterday.
Tuesday 17 May 2011
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
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