BIRMINGHAM England - Prime Minister David Cameron promised to hand almost half the British population a tax cut if re-elected next year, a pledge he hopes will win over millions of voters and refocus debate away from a schism inside his party over Europe.
BRUSSELS - The installation of a new executive team for the European Union hit a first major obstacle on Wednesday when EU lawmakers ordered Britain's Jonathan Hill to return next week to try again to convince them he could be trusted to oversee financial services in the bloc.
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Two Taliban suicide bombers carried out separate attacks on Afghan army vehicles in Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least seven people. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
LONDON/PARIS - When Britain lost its last native car company 20 years ago, it was lamented across the political spectrum as a national catastrophe. Now, the tables have turned dramatically. Full Article
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