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 28 January 2008
Friday 25 January 2008
At the World Economic Forum in Davos yesterday, political and business leaders took up the debate over whether a code of conduct should be imposed on sovereign wealth funds (SWFs).
Wednesday 23 January 2008
Britain attacked EU proposals to impose carbon tariffs on the US, China and other major importers as "trade barriers" yesterday.
Tuesday 15 January 2008
Gordon Brown said yesterday that it would be a mistake to question Britain's EU membership at a time of global economic problems.
Tuesday 15 January 2008
It appeared for a while that Gordon Brown had lost his nerve on Europe. In the negotiations on the Lisbon treaty he seemed to be concerned only with red lines and opt-outs. Then there was the debacle of his turning up to sign the document three hours late, when all Europe's other leaders had departed. The Prime Minister seemed gripped by frightened equivocation designed to pander to Eurosceptic newspapers and draw the sting of the Conservatives' campaign to secure a referendum on the treaty.
Thursday 10 January 2008
The government of Singapore has built up a 3 per cent stake in British Land, the FTSE 100 property group that has seen its market value dive with the rest of the UK property sector.
Saturday 06 January 2007
Andy Murray is in a hurry. The new season is less than a week old but the 19-year-old Scot is already through to his first final of the campaign after sweeping aside Nikolai Davydenko, the world No 3, at the Qatar Open yesterday.
Friday 10 November 2006
Tuesday 12 September 2006
Monday 22 May 2006
Ryan Green, the former Wolves defender, chose the most opportune time to hit a rare goal that gave Hereford back their coveted membership of the Football League after nine years of trying. His 108th-minute extra-time effort sealed victory in an enthralling Conference play-off-final against a hearty Halifax side in front of a half-full Walkers Stadium.
Monday 24 April 2006
Monday 07 November 2005
Friday 28 October 2005
Friday 21 October 2005
Monday 15 August 2005
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
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- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 4 Tennis fan suing Australian Open organisers for 'failing to shade spectators' during Murray match
- 5 Men behaving badly: Urinating while standing, 'manspreading' and the gendering of selfishness