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Support for EU membership ebbs in Britain as Cameron's party rows

Global Risk InsightsCameron faces one of the deepest crises of his decade-long leadership of the Conservatives after senior cabinet minister Iain Duncan Smith, a staunch...

Economists say Labour favourite Corbyn's policies 'not extreme'

... off at reduced prices by the Conservative government, "with either no compensation or with any undervaluation deducted from any compensation", the Observer said. Labour...

INSIGHT-To see why Amtrak's losses mount, hop on the Empire Builder train

Many Republicans, backed by conservative groups including Club for Growth, say the federal passenger rail authorization spending of $7.2 billion over four years is already...

RPT-No experience, no problem: Alberta's NDP rookies scramble to govern

The Globe and MailThe crop of new politicians is drawing comparisons to the fresh-faced NDP members elected in Canada's 2011 federal vote, though they ascended...

UPDATE 1-Canada to impose new speed limit for dangerous goods trains

Toronto Star... immediately impose a new speed limit of 40 mph (65 kph) for dangerous goods trains moving through urban areas with more than 100,000...

Succession talk risks backfiring on Cameron in tight UK election

HITCCameron's comments, in a BBC interview conducted in the kitchen of his country home on Monday, took his own aides and lawmakers by surprise and...

Canadian Conservative MP apologises over anti-niqab comments

Earlier this month Conservative MP John Williamson retracted complaints he voiced about how a federal programmme enabled "whities" to stay home while "brown people" come...

Some young Conservative voters look to Labour for jobs and homes

Reuters spoke to ten first-time voters in the run up to the last election in 2010, when Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown was defeated, and...

Canada raises C$2.11 billion in wireless airwaves auction

Montreal GazetteIndustry Minister James Moore, part of the Conservative government facing an election this year, said that assisting smaller players fuels competition and helps consumers.

Canada's parliament attacked, soldier fatally shot nearby

The assault took place very near the room where Harper was meeting with members of his Conservative party, a government minister said. ... Canadian cabinet...

Canada to badly miss 2020 emissions-cut target: official watchdog

Critics, who have long bemoaned what they say is the Conservatives' lamentable record on the environment, say Canada has no chance of meeting its 2020...

Bruised Rio Tinto rebuffs Glencore takeover approach

But analysts and bankers have also outlined major hurdles to a deal, saying Rio Tinto shareholders would want a hefty premium, China would likely force...

FOREX-Dollar heads for 11th weekly gain but tensions grow

By Patrick Graham. LONDON, Sept 26 (Reuters) - The dollar nudged higher against the yen on Friday, on track for an 11th straight weekly gain...

Canada says poor coordination bogging down Ebola vaccine shipment

CBC.ca Canada is "deeply concerned by the inadequate coordination efforts" on Ebola, International Development Minister Christian Paradis said in a speech to the United Nations in...

Brown says London must keep promise to Scotland as political truce ends

EDINBURGH/LONDON (Reuters) - Former prime minister Gordon Brown urged British leaders on Saturday to keep their promise to grant further powers to Scotland after it...

Silent Europe aghast at possible breakup of Britain

Many fear such a split would foreshadow a British exit from the European Union, on which Prime Minister David Cameron has promised a referendum in...

Cameron's job at risk if Scotland breaks away

Support among Conservative back-benchers could be further eroded if the UK Independence Party wins its first parliamentary seat in a by-election next month caused by...

IMF's Lagarde put under investigation in French fraud case

The inquiry relates to allegations that Tapie, a supporter of conservative former President Nicolas Sarkozy, was improperly awarded 403 million euros (320 million pounds) in...

BHP unveils spin-off but disappoints with no buyback

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Top global miner BHP Billiton (BHP.AX)(BLT.L) will spin off a roughly $16 billion (9.61 billion pounds) (company to shareholders, mostly offloading assets...

Ex-staffer of Canada's ruling Conservatives guilty in robocalls case

Toronto Star ... a Conservative operative guilty of a real crime, judge says more than one person involved. Time to come clean, Conservative Party," tweeted Karl...

UPDATE 1-Canada toughens railway crop volume rules through harvest

In March, the Conservative government forced the railways to each move 500,000 tonnes weekly to unclog a huge backlog that followed record 2013 Canadian wheat...

UK coalition strained as Deputy PM likens Cameron's policies to Putin's

Clegg said he had been "blindsided" by comments from Justice Secretary Chris Grayling that the Conservatives would lay out plans to "curtail" the role of...

Germans wary of Merkel's tough line on Russia

By christopher alessi and Monica Raymunt. BERLIN Fri Apr 25, 2014 ... "(East Germans) are not applauding what Russia is doing in Ukraine, but they...

Insight: Mind your wallet

- why the underworld loves bitcoinReuters UKA study by Pat Litke and Joe Stewart of Dell SecureWorks showed that as the price of bitcoin...

Analysis - Broken north undermines Keita's pledge of strong, united Mali

But the conservative 69-year-old, known by his initials IBK, has not addressed the grievances of Tuareg separatists whose uprising sparked the conflict nor salved the...

Putin short of guests at Sochi Paralympics

"I can't ignore the political situation, but at the same time I have the greatest respect for disabled sportsmen and women," Schroeder, who belongs to...