Статьи, помеченные тэгом ‘Great Britain’

Great Britain patches holes in budget 2010

Friday, May 21st, 2010

UK budget deficit in April was the highest since 1993. He totaled 10 billion pounds sterling (14,4 billion dollars) compared with 8.8 billion pounds in April 2009. The consensus forecast of economists was 10.9 billion pounds. As a result of the financial year ended 31 March, the UK budget deficit amounted to 156 billion pounds, not 163 billion pounds, as previously reported.

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Banks of Great Britain were left alone with global crisis

Friday, May 21st, 2010

Because of the credit crunch in Europe, the UK banks can not be returned to the Government funds allocated during the financial crisis. If this situation drags on, it is possible revision of the plan of support. Financial institutions must find a new source of funding for repayment of state credit of approximately $ 300 billion British pounds, issued by the Government and the Bank of England. His term expires early next year. Lack of funds intended to cover the expense of Debt Capital Markets, however, according to the protocol of the May meeting of the Committee on monetary policy released this week among officials is growing concern that the crisis banks are not able to get financial support from the bonded investors.

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South Korea promises strict response to ship sinking

Friday, May 21st, 2010

The North Korea is considered responsible for the sinking of South Korean warship this March. Experts from the US, South Korea, Great Britain, Australia and Sweden came to this conclusion after the identification of torpedo’s fragments found on the seabed near the sunk ship. These fragments were considered to be identical to the ones of North Korean torpedo that South Korea obtained 7 years ago.

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Policy of new British government

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Coalition government of Great Britain has today adopted common program. New authorities support military operation in Afghanistan and close cooperation with the USA concerning Middle East. Thus, political parties have regulated problems concerning which they had opposite positions.

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New sanctions against Iran

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

The USA has sent to the Security Council of the UN a project of the resolution on expanding sanctions against Iran. The measures proposed are to destabilize Iranian bank sector and other spheres of economy due to its refusal to stop uranium enrichment. The project is reconciled by the USA, Great Britain, France, Germany, China and Russia after long-lasting negotiations.

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Inflation in Britain increases

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

Inflation in Great Britain increased last month, in spite of analysts’ forecasts. According to the official statistics, now it is 3.7%. Indices of inflation are high enough in comparison with those of 2008-2009.

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Ash cloud is over UK again

Sunday, May 16th, 2010

Great Britain civil aviation management has closed its airspace in several parts of Nothern Ireland until 13:00 of Sunday. It is because of Icelandic volcano activity which ash cloud spreads over the UK.

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Euromillions: who wins 100 million euro

Sunday, May 16th, 2010

The resident of Great Britain won another lottery EuroMillions, winning 100 million 37 thousand 101 euro. True, this is only the third highest result ever Continental Lottery, established in February 2004. Lucky was the only one of 40 million players who have purchased tickets to this week’s EuroMillions, who managed to guess the seven rooms.

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David Cameron became Prime Minister of Great Britain

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

David Cameron became the new Prime Minister of Great Britain. Queen Elizabeth II appointed to this position the leader of the Conservative Party in accordance with the recommendations of retired Gordon Brown. After a 13-year domination of the Labour Party in British politics to the Conservatives returned to power. Their leader, David Cameron has already been adopted as the new Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace.

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Exchange rates: EU saves euro

Sunday, May 9th, 2010

Euro can be saved. EU finance ministers are close to reaching an agreement on the establishment of a stabilization fund of the EU. This is a diplomatic source said on the sidelines of an emergency meeting of finance ministers of the EU. “There is a fundamental understanding, but it remains to agree on a number of details”, – said the source. He did not say whether there had been to obtain the consent of Great Britain to participate in the European Stabilization Fund.

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