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/ 2 April 2008

Defiant Mosley alleges plot against him

Max Mosley, president of world motorsport’s governing body (FIA), claimed on Tuesday that he had been the victim of a covert surveillance operation orchestrated by unknown enemies of his so as to force him to resign his post. However, the 67-year-old son of pre-World War II British fascist leader Oswald Mosley insisted that he would not step down.

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/ 10 January 2008

Britain starts new push for nuclear power

Britain gave the go-ahead to a new generation of nuclear power stations on Thursday, setting no limits on nuclear expansion and adding momentum to atomic energy’s worldwide renaissance. Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s government argues Britain must build new nuclear plants to help meet its climate-change goals.

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/ 22 November 2007

Pressure builds on UK’s Brown over missing data

Senior officials knew about a decision to include financial details of millions of Britons on computer discs that then went missing in the mail, British opposition politicians said on Thursday. Citing an internal email, members of the Conservative Party said blame for the scandal went higher than just the junior civil servant so far blamed by the government.