United Kingdom

Type: Country
Name: United Kingdom
population: 59,889,408
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 21 mins ago - 9 reports

New European Council leader could be 'very important' for Cameron

By ITV News Political Correspondent Carl DinnenThe new president of the European Council is Donald Tusk, the Polish prime minister.He comes from outside the Euro zone, he's economically liberal and he will certainly take a hard line with Russia.But most ... [Published itv.com - 21 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 42 mins ago - 30 reports

England vs India: Alastair Cook eyeing second comeback of the summer after latest ODI loss

Home side rallied after losing the first Test to these same opponents to win the series and need more of the same after six-wicket defeat on SaturdayAlastair Cook has challenged England to produce their second comeback of the summer against India and ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 42 mins ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 5 reports

British PM ‘nervous’ about Scotland

British Prime Minister David Cameron says he is nervous but confident that Scottish people will vote against leaving the United Kingdom (UK) in the upcoming independence referendum. "I'm emotional and nervous. But only nervous because it matters so much," ... [Published Press tv - 1 hour ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 18 reports

Paul McCartney urges Scotland to stay in Britain

become the latest celebrity to call for Scotland to stay part of the UK, ahead of an historic vote on independence.Sir Paul lives in Scotland, but he's added his name to an open letter to voters, urging them to vote against breaking away.As Sky's Neil ... [Published Newstalk ZB - 3 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 11 reports

Video: Welsh protesters rally against Nato summit

Hundreds of protesters took over the streets of Newport in Wales, marching against the arrival of the Nato summit in the town. More than 150 heads of state and ministers will attend the event on the 4th and 5th September. But despite Wales' First Minister ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Protest, Wales, Carwyn Jones
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 7 reports

UK’s big question: Independence for Scots?

By GERRY LOUGHRANMore byBritain is debating its greatest constitutional issue for years: Should Scotland split from the United Kingdom and become an independent nation?The question received wide attention last week at a heated televised debate in Glasgow ... [Published Daily Nation - 4 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 151 reports

Britain raises terror threat level on Iraq, Syria fears

(AFP) - Britain raised its terror threat risk level to "severe" on Friday, meaning an attack is thought to be "highly likely", due to fears over the situation in Iraq and Syria. ... [Published Jamaica Observer - 9 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 9 reports

The meltdown of the No campaign – The game that changed

By G.A.PonsonbyIt's quite remarkable how fast it has happened. Barely a week ago we were being told that the second TV debate was Alex Salmond's last chance to save Yes.The First Minister had put in a below par performance in the previous TV debate on ... [Published NewsnetScotland.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 30 reports

Watch: Britain Ups Terror Threat Level from 'Substantial' to 'Severe'

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest tries to clarify president's "strategy" comment on ISIS. ... [Published ABC News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 35 reports

CBI chief: Economic case for Scottish independence 'not made'

The economic case for an independent Scotland has still not been made, the president of the Confederation of British Industry has argued.Speaking at the CBI Scotland annual dinner in Glasgow, Sir Mike Rake said that with just three weeks to go until the ... [Published En the Web - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 13 reports

Homeowner bonanza! House price hit all-time high

And researchers at Nationwide said the property boom shows no signs of cooling – a shot in the arm for homeowners.The lender said homes in its own portfolio rocketed by 11 per cent year-on-year in August to reach the new average figure.It says prices ... [Published Daily Express - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 95 reports

Scottish independence business group attacked over British embassy claims

Business for Scotland board member argues embassies discriminate against Scottish firms but this is disputed by the UK Government and whisky industry. The official campaign representing pro-independence business leaders was last night facing accusations ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 29 2014]

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...proper pro season at a Champions League club and [playing] international football will be very tough mentally and physically," Mertesacker said. "But he has the character to cope with it. If he wants any advice, I'm here to help."

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