Tag: Britain

Secret documents accidentally shown to photographers that revealed Britain would not support military action against Russia ‘do NOT reflect Government’s final decision’ says Hague

After the blunder, No10 considers sanctions: Cameron orders ‘broad spectrum’ of possible actions against Russia to be drawn up Cameron’s adviser Hugh Powell left file on display to photographers Document revealed Britain will not impose sanctions against Russia Will not support military action against the country either, it […]

Wider use of statins ‘disturbing’

Wider use of statins will have minimal benefit and could needlessly expose   thousands to severe side effects, doctors warn following change in US   prescription guidelines New US guidelines on statins, issued on Tuesday by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association, recommend that doctors should […]

Britain ‘snooped’ on Icelandic officials’ emails to recover cash from broken banks

 Published time: November 10, 2013 12:06                                                                              AFP Photo / Nicholas Kamm   An Icelandic MP says Britain spied on Iceland while wrestling to rescue its citizens’ cash from collapsed Icelandic banks after the financial crisis. Birgitta Jónsdóttir claims she received a tip-off from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Jónsdóttir, […]

The White House has warned Britain that its position on the world stage could be significantly weakened by leaving the European Union.

Britain will be weaker without EU, says USA With David Cameron now saying a Britain out of Europe was now ‘imaginable’, US agitation has reached a new high Photo: Thierry Roge/EPA   By Alex Spillius, Diplomatic Correspondent 9:00PM GMT 18 Dec 2012 The Obama administration has expressed concern at […]

David Cameron has been told he cannot “repatriate” powers from Brussels to Britain because membership of the European Union is “for life”.

Europe is ‘for life’, Francois Hollande tells David Cameron in EU power spat David Cameron has been rebuked by France over his plans to repatriate powers from the EU By Tim Ross, and Bruno Waterfield in Brussels 2:27PM GMT 14 Dec 2012 The French President, Francois Hollande, declared […]