Nicholas Watt

Cameron’s veiled threat to media

LONDON: British prime minister David Cameron has called on the Guardian and other newspapers to show “social... Published 30 Oct, 2013 07:44am

Assad is stronger now, says Cameron

LONDON, July 22: David Cameron has admitted the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad, has strengthened his position in... Updated 23 Jul, 2013 07:41am

British FM counsels restraint over North Korea crisis

THE North Korean regime is guilty of “paranoid rhetoric” after warning last week that it could not guarantee the safety of embassy staff in the event of a war, UK foreign minister William Hague has said. Published 09 Apr, 2013 05:01am

EU attacks UK plans to rewrite membership

LONDON: The British prime minister, David Cameron, was put on notice on Thursday that no other EU leader is likely to support his campaign to rewrite the terms of British membership of the union and then put the outcome to a referendum Published 01 Mar, 2013 10:25pm

Cameron playing a difficult game on EU

LONDON: If history repeats itself, first as tragedy and second as farce — according to Karl Marx — then Lord Armstrong of Ilminster is a fine oracle to consult as David Cameron prepares to announce a referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU Published 17 Jan, 2013 07:21pm

Immigration interviews for 100,000 non-UK students

LONDON: UK consular staff are to interview more than 100,000 prospective students hoping to study in Britain as the government moves to stop “bogus students” from entering the country, Theresa May has announced Published 13 Dec, 2012 09:01pm

London exploring aid cuts to Delhi

LONDON, Nov 5: Britain is intensifying plans to make substantial cuts to its aid budget to India on the grounds that it is difficult to justify spending 280 million pounds a year in one of the world’s fastest developing Published 06 Nov, 2012 03:11am

UK to advise Egypt on quelling Sinai militancy

NEW YORK: Britain is to provide military advice to the Egyptian government to help it crack down on militants in the Sinai Peninsula who are destabilising relations with neighbouring Israel. Published 27 Sep, 2012 02:57am

Diaries’ claim Murdoch asked Blair to speed up Iraq war

LONDON: Rupert Murdoch joined in an “over-crude” attempt by US Republicans to force Tony Blair to accelerate British involvement in the Iraq war a week before a crucial House of Commons vote in 2003, Published 17 Jun, 2012 05:01am

UK`s new approach to the EU

DAVID Cameron, the UK`s new prime minister, will visit Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel in Paris and Berlin later... Published 20 May, 2010 12:00am

UK`s poll debate

THE leaders of Britain`s three main parties kept their nerve on Thursday as they clashed politely on a series of... Published 17 Apr, 2010 12:00am

Cameron`s letter

LEADERS of three of the most powerful countries in Europe have strongly criticised David Cameron at the EU summit... Published 02 Nov, 2009 12:00am

New rightwing grouping

DAVID Cameron finally delivered on a four-year-old pledge to establish a new centre-right grouping in the European... Published 24 Jun, 2009 12:00am

Crime rise warning in UK

AN autumn offensive by Gordon Brown to revive his premiership with a package of economic measures risks being... Published 02 Sep, 2008 12:00am