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UK gets stern warning over ‘Isolationist’ immigration plan

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev has attacked David Cameron's plan to tighten immigration rules for Bulgarians and Romanians in the UK.

JK Rowling revealed as commended crime novel’s writer

JK Rowling secretly posed as a retired military policeman to write a novel that has been hailed as one of the best debut detective stories in years.

UK says no tax cuts during debt crisis

UK finance minister George Osborne says Britain must stick to its austerity drive and avoid tax cuts while it tries to wipe out a record deficit.

‘Honest conversations’ needed about UK spending cuts

David Cameron risks his government's austerity drive, particularly its plans to cut police funding, becoming the focus of Britons' fear of the future.

UK police arrest 100 after London riots

More shops were looted on a second night of clashes in London and nine more police hurt as disorder spread after police killed a man during an arrest.

Mother of murdered UK girl on hacking list, says charity

The mother of a murdered British schoolgirl was targeted by a private investigator working for Rupert Murdoch's <i>News of the World</i>.

Cameron says UK coalition will defy doubters

Britain's ruling coalition partners will not be distracted by critics who say the alliance has no chance of lasting, PM David Cameron said on Friday.

‘Score draw’ TV debate leaves UK election wide open

UK's election remained wide open on Friday after the three main party leaders were unable to land a knockout punch during a live televised debate.

UK police arresting people ‘just for the DNA’

Britain has built the world's biggest DNA database without proper political debate, a genetics watchdog said in a report on Tuesday.

Libya rules out payments to IRA victims’ families

Libya will not pay compensation to the families of people killed by Irish republican bombs they say were made using Libyan-supplied explosives.

UK’s Brown denies ‘double-dealing’ over Libyan

Gordon Brown said on Wednesday his government had put no pressure on Scotland to release the Lockerbie bomber to improve trade links with Libya.

Britain and Scotland to publish Lockerbie papers

The British and Scottish governments will publish documents relating to the release of the Lockerbie bomber on Tuesday.

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