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Falklands/Gibraltar: Queen reaffirms protection and self determination of British Overseas Territories
Britain reaffirmed on Wednesday that it will ensure and protect the right to the Falkland Islanders and Gibraltarians to determine their political futures. The strong message was included in HM Queen Elizabeth traditional annual address to Parliament setting out the legislative program for the government of PM David Cameron.
More than half of Britons have said the UK's involvement in the Iraq war damaged the country's reputation around the world, a new poll has found. On the 10th anniversary of the invasion, the survey by King's College London (KCL) and Ipsos Mori showed that some 52% said the war had damaged UK's standing.
Britain’s future in the European Union would rest on a knife-edge if a referendum was held immediately, according to a research poll carried out for The Times: 40% of voters back an UK exit while 37% want to keep ties with Brussels and 23% do not know.
All Commonwealth realms have agreed to press ahead with a bill ending discrimination against women in the succession to the British throne. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said the government would now introduce the Succession to the Crown Bill in the House of Commons as soon as possible.It means the first child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will become monarch, whether a boy or a girl.
Prime Minister David Cameron rejected the idea of a law to regulate the British press risking a split in his government after an inquiry advised legal backing for a watchdog to police the sometimes outrageous conduct of newspapers
Britain faces a crisis that could end with the world's sixth largest economy leaving the European Union, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg warned ahead of a showdown over budget spending with other states in the 27-member bloc.
Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto called in London this week for expanded “cooperation and trade” between his country and Britain based on their shared vision of “free trade”.
The Falkland Islands Government stand at the Liberal Democrat Party Conference in Brighton welcomed a number of senior party members including the leader Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and the Argentine ambassador in London, Alicia Castro who was also attending the event.
UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced that starting next April, all companies that list on the London Stock Exchange will be required to publish their greenhouse gas emissions in corporate earnings reports.
Britain sent a defiant message to Argentina on the 30th anniversary of the end of the Falklands War by flying the Islands' flag above Downing Street.