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World 08 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM

Britain's Brown faces revolt after poll thrashing

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Gordon Brown faced the prospect of a new challenge to his leadership on Monday after support for his ruling Labour Party plunged to its lowest level in a century in European elections.

Business 30 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Export-led growth model – quo vadis?

By TAN SRI LIN SEE-YAN.

World 26 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Cash among keys to U.N. climate deal - EU's Dimas

PARIS (Reuters) - Tens of billions of dollars are likely to be needed to help poor nations curb greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change under a new U.N. treaty, European Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas said.

Business 25 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

RM stronger vs British pound; UK sovereign debt rating revised

The ringgit continues to appreciate against the British pound after a foreign rating house revised the UK's sovereign debt ratings to negative from stable.

Business 22 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

UK April retail sales higher than expected

LONDON: British retail sales rose much more than expected in April with most sectors doing well, official data showed yesterday, suggesting that consumer spending is holding up despite the recession.

World 21 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

UK's Brown forced to surrender on Gurkha rights

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Gordon Brown suffered the latest in a series of setbacks on Thursday when he caved in to public pressure and said more retired Nepalese Gurkha soldiers would be allowed to settle in Britain.

World 21 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

UK's Brown forced to surrender on Gurkha rights

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Gordon Brown suffered the latest in a series of setbacks on Thursday when he caved in to public pressure and said more retired Nepalese Gurkha soldiers would be allowed to settle in Britain.

World 17 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Lithuanians vote for president, EU budget boss tipped

VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuanians began voting on Sunday in a presidential election expected to be won by EU budget commissioner Dalia Grybauskaite, at a time of deep economic recession and disenchantment with politicians.

World 17 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Obama names Republican governor as envoy to China

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday named the Republican governor of Utah to be the next U.S. ambassador to China, a pivotal post in relations between the United States and a major emerging economic power.

World 16 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Obama names Republican governor as envoy to China

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday named the Republican governor of Utah to be the next U.S. ambassador to China, a pivotal post in relations between the United States and a major emerging economic power.