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Gordon Brown, British Prime Minister, Won't Attend Olympics Opening Ceremony

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown will not attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing Summer Olympics, a spokeswoman said Wednesday. Brown's office...

George Clooney Meets With Prime Minister Brown About Darfur

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — George Clooney took a break from promoting his latest film Tuesday to meet with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, as he continued pr...

Report: British Prime Minister Seeking Mark Penn As Strategist

Daily Mail | Simon Walters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gordon Brown is secretly planning to headhunt the world's most expensive polling expert in an attempt to revive his political fortunes. The move to r...

Britain To Nationalize Troubled Mortgage Lender Northern Rock

New York Times | JULIA WERDIGIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The British government announced Sunday that it would bring Northern Rock, the struggling mortgage lender, under its control. It was the first nationa...

British To Hand Control Of Basra To Iraqis Before Christmas

Times Of London (U.K.) | Sam Coates | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Gordon Brown has announced that Basra, the last Iraqi province under British control, will be handed back within two weeks during a surprise pre-Chris...

British Data Leak Affects 25 Million

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was a civil servant's simple mistake, but the consequences could be vast. Two computer disks bearing addresses, bank account numbers and other det...

UK's Gordon Brown Calls On Europe To Take Hardline On Iran

UK Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gordon Brown last night moved to repair the alliance with President Bush by calling on European leaders to back America's tough stance on Iran. Echoi...

UK's Gordon Brown Attacked By His Own Environmental Adviser Over Climate Failure

The Press Association | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gordon Brown has been attacked by his own environmental adviser for failing to show enough leadership on tackling climate change. Jonathon Porritt...

Brown: UK To Withdraw 500 More Troops By End Of Year

The New York Times | PAUL von ZIELBAUER and SABRINA TAVERNISE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Tuesday, Prime Minister Gordon Brown of Britain said he planned to withdraw 500 additional troops from Iraq's so...