David Cameron http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24773/all en UPDATE 1-UK business chiefs warn Cameron of EU exit dangers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-1-uk-business-chiefs-warn-cameron-eu-exit-dangers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* UK business: Britain must be at heart of a reformed Europe</p> <p>* Wholesale changes to UK's role in Europe would be dangerous</p> <p>* David Cameron set to give important EU policy speech</p> <p>By Peter Griffiths and Brenda Goh</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron will damage Britain's fragile economy if he demands major changes that could threaten the country's relationship with the European Union, business leaders said on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-1-uk-business-chiefs-warn-cameron-eu-exit-dangers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Cameron Law Politics Politics of Europe Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 16:00:25 +0000 5732174 at http://www.globalpost.com Rival EU camps turn up pressure on UK's Cameron http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/rival-eu-camps-turn-pressure-uks-cameron <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Cameron set to deliver major speech on UK's EU future</p> <p>* Poll puts Cameron's party behind anti-EU party</p> <p>* Eurosceptics want "in or out" referendum on EU</p> <p>* Pro-Europeans warn of investment risk</p> <p>By Michael Holden</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/rival-eu-camps-turn-pressure-uks-cameron" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Cameron Europe European Union Politics of Europe Politics of the United Kingdom Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 12:30:54 +0000 5733764 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain's Cameron plays down prospect of in-out EU referendum http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/britains-cameron-plays-down-prospect-out-eu-referendum <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 14 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday played down the prospect of a near-term referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union, ahead of a long-awaited speech on the issue he is expected to deliver next week.</p> <p>Cameron told BBC radio an in-out referendum soon would be a "false choice", and made clear that although he did not think Britain would "collapse" if it left the EU, it was in Britain's interests to stay in the 27-member bloc.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/britains-cameron-plays-down-prospect-out-eu-referendum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Cameron International relations Law Politics Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 08:30:03 +0000 5734031 at http://www.globalpost.com Welfare cuts pose an image problem for British PM Cameron http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/welfare-cuts-pose-image-problem-british-pm-cameron <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Cameron hails from unusually privileged background</p> <p>* Critics say he is biased in favour of the rich</p> <p>* He denies the charge, says he wants to spread privilege</p> <p>* Drive to cut welfare benefits has fuelled image problem</p> <p>By Andrew Osborn</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/welfare-cuts-pose-image-problem-british-pm-cameron" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Colleges of the University of Oxford David Cameron Government Politics of the United Kingdom Social Issues Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 10:30:17 +0000 5734063 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Britain's Cameron plays down prospect of in-out EU vote http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-2-britains-cameron-plays-down-prospect-out-eu-vote <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Cameron says in-out referendum soon a "false choice"</p> <p>* He is expected to give major EU speech next week</p> <p>* Says optimistic about redefining EU-UK relationship</p> <p>By Mohammed Abbas and Andrew Osborn</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 14 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday played down the prospect of a referendum any time soon on whether Britain should leave the European Union, defying calls from within his Conservative Party and the public.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-2-britains-cameron-plays-down-prospect-out-eu-vote" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Cameron European Union Law Politics Politics of Europe Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 09:15:03 +0000 5734040 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-British PM Cameron to give Europe speech on Jan.18 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-1-british-pm-cameron-give-europe-speech-jan18 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 14 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron will deliver a major speech on Jan. 18 in the Netherlands spelling out how he wants to renegotiate his country's relationship with the European Union, his official spokesman said on Monday.</p> <p>"He sees it as important to set out his view about it being in the British national interest to remain in the European Union, though (with) a changed relationship," the spokesman said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-1-british-pm-cameron-give-europe-speech-jan18" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservative Party David Cameron David Cameron Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 16:30:26 +0000 5734229 at http://www.globalpost.com UK's Cameron risks "dangerous gamble" on EU - LibDem minister http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/uks-cameron-risks-dangerous-gamble-eu-libdem-minister <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Cameron makes key speech on Europe on Friday</p> <p>* Expected to offer referendum on renegotiated EU terms</p> <p>* Pro-EU minister says plan would deter investors</p> <p>By Tim Castle</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron will be taking a "dangerous gamble" if tries to win concessions from the European Union by exploiting a crisis among the bloc's euro zone nations, one of his senior ministers said on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/uks-cameron-risks-dangerous-gamble-eu-libdem-minister" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Cameron Direct democracy Elections Politics Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 21:17:08 +0000 5735306 at http://www.globalpost.com UK's Cameron risks "dangerous gamble" on EU - LibDem minister http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/uks-cameron-risks-dangerous-gamble-eu-libdem-minister-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Cameron makes key speech on Europe on Friday</p> <p>* Expected to offer referendum on renegotiated EU terms</p> <p>* Pro-EU minister says plan would deter investors</p> <p>By Tim Castle</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron will be taking a "dangerous gamble" if he tries to win concessions from the European Union by exploiting a crisis among the bloc's euro zone nations, one of his senior ministers said on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/uks-cameron-risks-dangerous-gamble-eu-libdem-minister-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Cameron Direct democracy Elections Politics Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 01:30:44 +0000 5735390 at http://www.globalpost.com UK's Cameron taps trusted advisers for critical EU speech http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/uks-cameron-taps-trusted-advisers-critical-eu-speech <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Cameron to deliver speech 0900 GMT on Friday in Amsterdam</p> <p>* Is expected to say which powers he wants to claw back from EU</p> <p>* His own party is split on the issue</p> <p>* Other EU member states are anxious about his plans</p> <p>By Andrew Osborn</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - When British Prime Minister David Cameron delivers an eagerly awaited speech in Amsterdam on Friday that could determine Britain's future in Europe, the message will be his own, but the text a collective effort.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/uks-cameron-taps-trusted-advisers-critical-eu-speech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people Business David Cameron Government of the United Kingdom Politics of the United Kingdom Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 16:15:37 +0000 5735670 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Algeria crisis forces British PM to delay Europe speech http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-algeria-crisis-forces-british-pm-delay-europe-speech <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Cameron warns Britons to expect "bad news"</p> <p>* Not told in advance of Algerian swoop on hostage-takers</p> <p>* PM calls off long-awaited speech on Europe</p> <p>By Michael Holden</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron postponed on Thursday a much-anticipated speech on Britain's future role in the European Union because of the hostage crisis at an Algerian gas plant where Britons are believed to be among those held.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-algeria-crisis-forces-british-pm-delay-europe-speech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Algeria David Cameron David Cameron Government Hostage taking International relations Republics War Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 20:00:29 +0000 5735798 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain to drift out of EU without reforms -PM Cameron http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/britain-drift-out-eu-without-reforms-pm-cameron <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Cameron had been due to give keynote EU speech</p> <p>* But delayed address due to Algeria hostage crisis</p> <p>* Speech was set to warn of dangers of not reforming</p> <p>* Other EU states anxious about planned speech</p> <p>By Andrew Osborn and Peter Griffiths</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/britain-drift-out-eu-without-reforms-pm-cameron" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business David Cameron European sovereign debt crisis European Union Government Late-2000s financial crisis Social Issues Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 00:30:31 +0000 5735898 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain's Cameron says Algeria hostage takers still pose threat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/blank-headline-received-6 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday that hostage takers in Algeria still posed a threat in one part of the gas complex there and said he was disappointed he wasn't told in advance of an Algerian government rescue attempt.</p> <p>"We are still dealing with a fluid and dangerous situation where a part of the terrorist threat has been eliminated in one part of the site, but there still remains a threat in another part," Cameron told parliament.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/blank-headline-received-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crisis negotiation David Cameron International relations War Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 11:45:23 +0000 5736069 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-UK's Cameron says Britons still at risk in Algeria http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/update-1-less-30-britons-at-risk-algeria-uks-cameron <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Cameron "disappointed" Algeria gave no warning of rescue</p> <p>* Britons at risk, but number much lower than 30 people</p> <p>* Cameron condemns "savage attack", offers support</p> <p>By Mohammed Abbas</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday he was disappointed Algeria gave him no advance warning of an operation to rescue hostages held in a desert gas facility and warned that Britons caught up in the crisis were still at risk.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/update-1-less-30-britons-at-risk-algeria-uks-cameron" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Algeria David Cameron Disaster International relations Republics War Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 14:00:23 +0000 5736132 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Up to six Britons killed in Algeria, Cameron says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/update-1-six-britons-killed-algeria-cameron-says <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Three British nationals have been confirmed killed during a hostage crisis at a gas plant in Algeria, and a further three Britons along with a resident of Britain are believed to have died, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Sunday.</p> <p>Islamist militants seized the remote compound in the Sahara desert before dawn on Wednesday, taking a large number of hostages. Details are still emerging of what happened when the Algerian army launched an assault to end the siege on Saturday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/update-1-six-britons-killed-algeria-cameron-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Algeria David Cameron International relations Republics War Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 10:31:28 +0000 5736814 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-UK's Cameron to deliver long-awaited EU speech this week http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/update-1-uks-cameron-deliver-long-awaited-eu-speech-week <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 20 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron is set to deliver his hotly anticipated speech about his plans for Britain's membership of the European Union this week, Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Sunday.</p> <p>After months of speculation, Cameron had been scheduled to deliver the speech on Friday in the Netherlands, but it was postponed because of a hostage crisis involving Britons at a gas plant in Algeria.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/update-1-uks-cameron-deliver-long-awaited-eu-speech-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business David Cameron European Union Politics Politics of Europe Politics of the United Kingdom Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 11:45:17 +0000 5736828 at http://www.globalpost.com