Politics

Cameron defends Britain's desire for sovereignty before EU summit

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HAMBURG, Germany Prime Minister David Cameron defended Britain's desire to protect its sovereignty on Friday, appealing for understanding from the European Union in his talks for better membership terms that could be decided next week.

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With prize in sight, Brexit camp risks dashing its dream 12 Feb 2016

WITHAM, England - Striding through a housing estate in the drizzle to hand out leaflets, 52-year-old builder Kevin Lovett throws up his arms in despair as he rails against the deceit he sees at the heart of the European Union. | Video

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EU refines UK offer, up to Cameron now to clinch deal 11 Feb 2016

By Jan Strupczewski, Alastair Macdonald and Gabriela Baczynska

Factbox - X+Y+Z equals? UK-EU deal boils down to summit semantics 11 Feb 2016

BRUSSELS When British Prime Minister David Cameron meets fellow EU leaders in Brussels in a week, they will argue over stubborn differences on a broadly agreed text on EU reform to help keep Britain in the bloc.

Doctor brother of UK's finance minister struck off medical register 11 Feb 2016

LONDON The psychiatrist brother of Britain's finance minister George Osborne was struck off the British medical register on Thursday for having an affair with a patient and threatening her to keep quiet about it, a disciplinary panel said.

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Thousands of refugees may enter Britain if it leaves EU - Cameron 08 Feb 2016

LONDON Thousands of refugees could flock to Britain from France if voters decide to leave the European Union, a spokesman for David Cameron said on Monday, underlining the prime minister's stance that an exit would hurt security.

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From beyond the grave, 'Iron Lady' Thatcher haunts Britain's EU debate 08 Feb 2016

LONDON A quarter of a century since Margaret Thatcher was deposed by her own party, Britain's 'Iron Lady' has stirred a row: Would the hero of Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative party have voted to leave the European Union?

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Cameron rebuked by party members for ignoring their views on EU 07 Feb 2016

LONDON British Prime Minister David Cameron is facing a revolt from among his Conservatives for encouraging lawmakers to ignore their local party's views on an upcoming European Union membership referendum.

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Poland's Kaczynski backs deal with Cameron to keep Britain in EU 05 Feb 2016

WARSAW/COPENHAGEN Prime Minister David Cameron secured the support of Poland's most powerful man on Friday for a proposed deal to keep Britain in the European Union, though an opinion poll suggested voters may still reject continued membership in a planned referendum. | Video

Factbox - What business thinks about Britain's EU referendum 05 Feb 2016

LONDON Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged to renegotiate Britain's ties with Europe and then give voters a referendum on European Union membership by the end of 2017.