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Nearly half of UK forces to leave Afghanistan in 2013

19 Dec 2012

LONDON Britain will withdraw nearly half its troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2013, the government said on Wednesday, as part of a security handover to Afghan forces more than a decade after the U.S.-led invasion.

Nearly half of UK forces to leave Afghanistan in 2013

19 Dec 2012

LONDON Britain will withdraw nearly half its troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2013, the government said on Wednesday, as part of a security handover to Afghan forces more than a decade after the U.S.-led invasion.

Osborne tries to sweeten pill for austerity in Britain

05 Dec 2012

LONDON More austerity looks certain when British finance minister George Osborne presents a half-yearly budget statement on Wednesday, even if he tries to juggle some spending around to ease the pain.

Osborne tries to sweeten pill for austerity Britain

05 Dec 2012

LONDON More austerity looks certain when Chancellor George Osborne presents a half-yearly budget statement on Wednesday, even if he tries to juggle some spending around to ease the pain.

Osborne tries to sweeten pill for austerity Britain

05 Dec 2012

LONDON More austerity looks certain when British finance minister George Osborne presents a half-yearly budget statement on Wednesday, even if he tries to juggle some spending around to ease the pain.

Stagnation haunts Osborne's growth gamble

28 Nov 2012

LONDON Chancellor George Osborne is expected to defend his faltering austerity plan next week as the only credible way of solving the government's biggest political problem - its failure to deliver a strong recovery.

Stagnation haunts Osborne's growth gamble

28 Nov 2012

LONDON Chancellor George Osborne is expected to defend his faltering austerity plan next week as the only credible way of solving the government's biggest political problem - its failure to deliver a strong recovery.

UK may face deeper government spending cuts - IFS

26 Nov 2012

LONDON Chancellor George Osborne may have to announce more spending cuts and tear up one of his key austerity goals next month, the Institute for Fiscal Studies said on Monday, warning government borrowing was likely to rise this year.

UK may face deeper government spending cuts - IFS

26 Nov 2012

LONDON Chancellor George Osborne may have to announce more spending cuts and tear up one of his key austerity goals next month, the Institute for Fiscal Studies said on Monday, warning government borrowing was likely to rise this year.

UK may face deeper government spending cuts -IFS

26 Nov 2012

LONDON, Nov 26 Britain's finance minister George Osborne may have to announce more spending cuts and tear up one of his key austerity goals next month, the Institute for Fiscal Studies said on Monday, warning government borrowing was likely to rise this year.

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