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Merkel Attacks British PM Brown's Plan For "Global New Deal"

Times London | Jonathan Oliver and Bojan Pancevski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Gordon Brown's carefully laid plans for a G20 deal on worldwide tax cuts have been scuppered by an eve-of-summit ambush by European leaders. Angela M...

G-20 Summit: Gordon Brown Optimistic

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Mr Brown says he is optimistic about the summit after Foreign Office minister Lord Malloch Brown said it had to produce more than "empty promises"....

Biden Pens Op-Ed To Latin America

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Vice President Biden is currently in Chile for the Progressive Governance Summit, where he will meet with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, UK Prim...

U.K. May Change Monarchy Marriage Rules

Wall Street Journal | AARON O. PATRICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The prohibition on British monarchs marrying Catholics, and the primacy of princes over princesses in regal succession would become relics of history ...

Biden Visits Chile For Progressive Governance Summit

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden is in Chile to attend a summit of leaders from Latin America and Europe. Biden flew to Chile...

Doesn't Anybody Have Any Doubts About How We're Doing This?

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Wolff

Who is going to play Mervyn King in America -- who'll play the prudent voice of reason? Not the obstructionist Republicans who long ago got disqualified from reasonableness.

Gordon Brown Slams Bankers' 'Avarice' During NY Speech

Mail Online | Sam Fleming and Benedict Brogan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Gordon Brown attacked the behaviour of bankers today as he appeared to retreat from ordering a new giveaway Budget to stimulate the economy. Speaki...

DVDs Obama Sent British PM Don't Work

Telegraph UK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While not exactly a film buff, Gordon Brown was touched when Barack Obama gave him a set of 25 classic American movies - including Psycho, starring An...

World Government

Scott Malcomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott Malcomson

The FT columnist Gideon Rachman wrote a column a couple of months ago about the need for world government, and he got more and different readers than ...

Gordon Brown Makes New Appeal To Iran Over Nuclear Program | Allegra Stratton and Agencies | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Gordon Brown today renewed his offer to Iran for international help in developing a civil nuclear power industry providing Tehran ends its uranium enr...

If You are a G-20 Finance Minister, it's Crunch Time

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kumi Naidoo

Times of global financial downturn are often marked by cuts to aid, but these are the times when aid is most necessary and this is time to honor our aid commitments.

Gordon Brown Visits Massereene Before Crisis Talks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Gordon Brown flew into Northern Ireland today for crisis talks with security and political chiefs amid widening public disgust over the Massereene Arm...

Pity the Poor Englishman in Manhattan

Vicky Ward | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vicky Ward

The protectionist amendments to the administration's stimulus bill will severely limit the number of H-1B visas. Britons who were due to start work here later this year will have their job offers rescinded.

Race Baiting Michelle -- Again

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The recent visit of British Prime Minister Gordon Brown cracked the window just enough to toss mud again at Michelle and of course hope some of the mud splatters on the president.

Gordon Brown Attacks Prop 8: "Unacceptable"

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gordon Brown has condemned California's ban on gay marriage as "unacceptable" and warned people to be vigilant against all forms of discrimination....

Brown's Faith in the Future Built on Unsteady Domestic Footings

Nicholas Quin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nicholas Quin

Gordon Brown's speech before Congress was one of the most important and impressive of his political career. Though it remains unclear whether his star turn can save him at the polls at home.

Obama To Meet Queen Of England Next Month

The Telegraph | Andrew Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The red carpet will be rolled out at Buckingham Palace for the United States President for the first meeting between the two heads of state, The Daily...

Britain's Making the Special Relationship Less Relevant

Max Bergmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Max Bergmann

It's high time we used the special relationship to attempt to influence British behavior in Europe, just as they use it to influence our behavior globally.

Gordon Brown Rejects Suggestions To Apologize For Recession, Plans On Urging US To "Seize The Moment"

The Guardian | Patrick Wintour and Andrew Sparrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Gordon Brown will today urge the US to "seize the moment" when the whole world wants to work with America to tackle the financial crisis, as he addres...

Gordon Brown Addresses Congress

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — British Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Wednesday called on Americans to look up from their own tumbling financial markets to see a ...

US, Britain discuss coordinated action on economy

AP | JENNIFER LOVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Prepping for a global financial summit, President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown signaled together Tuesday th...

Obama, Brown Meeting: What's So 'Special' About US-UK Relations?

The Independent | Rupert Cornwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The odd British ambassador in Washington revels in it. But most cringe when they hear the expression, and at least one has tried to ban it. None, howe...

Obama Cancels Press Conference With Gordon Brown "Because Of Snow"

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Strange goings on surrounding the programme for the first day of Gordon Brown's visit to Washington....

Gordon Brown Faces Humiliation After Obama 'Snub'

The Independent | John Matthew Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Downing Street is looking to avoid potential humiliation after the White House scaled down the profile of Gordon Brown's first formal meeting with Bar...

Gordon Brown's 'Make-Or-Break' Obama Meeting

Financial Times | James Blitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Gordon Brown's meeting with Barack Obama this week is being portrayed by British officials as a make-or-break opportunity to ­persuade the new US adm...