Gordon Brown not to contest in next general election

 Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said he will not contest in next general elections, drawing the curtain on a three-decade-long political career.

Britain`s ex-PM Brown retires from politics

Britain`s former prime minister Gordon Brown, who waited patiently for the top job only to be voted out after three years, said Monday he was stepping down from parliament after three decades.

Ex-British PM Gordon Brown to leave politics

Rivals and allies are paying tribute to former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, who plans to step down from Parliament at a national election in May.

Britain must honour pledge to grant Scotland powers: Gordon Brown
Britain must honour pledge to grant Scotland powers: Gordon Brown

Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown told British leaders on Saturday that they must honour their promise to grant further powers to Scotland after voters backed staying in the United Kingdom in an independence referendum.

Ex-PM emerges as unlikely `saviour` of United Kingdom

The man credited with swinging Scotland`s independence referendum and saving Prime Minister David Cameron`s job is ironically his predecessor, Gordon Brown, who was defeated by Cameron in the 2010 General Election.

UN envoy Brown vows new school for kidnapped Nigerian girls

UN education envoy Gordon Brown has pledged that a school from where more than 200 girls were kidnapped by Islamist militants will be rebuilt, as he visited Nigeria for talks on boosting security. Britain`s former prime minister met President Goodluck Jonathan and Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as part of his "Safe School Initiative" unveiled in May, which aims to help hundreds of schools hit by the Boko Haram insurgency.

Malala reunited with Pak school friends injured in attack

Teenage rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, was on Saturday reunited with two Pakistani school-mates also injured in the attack.

Malala Yousufzai, Gordon Brown back schooling for Syrian refugee kids

The 16-year-old education activist attended a press conference unveiling the proposed initiative that would place some 400,000 Syrian refugee children in Lebanese schools.

`Ex-British minister may attend Rouhani`s inauguration`

Former British foreign secretary Jack Straw may attend Hassan Rouhani`s inauguration ceremony, an advisor to the Iranian President-elect has said.

Al Qaeda suspect extradited from Britain to US

A man accused of leading an Al Qaeda plot to set off bombs in Manchester has been extradited to the US because of his alleged involvement in a wider conspiracy to also bomb New York and Norway.

Malala`s father named as UN Advisor on education

The father of Malala Yousufzai, who was shot by the Taliban for advocating girls` right to education, has been named as the Special UN Advisor on Global Education.

Ex-UK PM Brown made UN education envoy

The role will see Gordon Brown trying to get 61 million more children enrolled in education across the world by 2015 to meet a UN MDG.

Tony Blair `would love to comeback as UK leader’

Former British prime minister Tony Blair, who became Labour leader in 1994 and British chief in 1997, resigned in June 2007.

No record of ‘war’ call to Murdoch: Gordon Brown

Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown said that records released by the Cabinet Office confirmed that he did not call Murdoch to declare "war" on News Corp.

No deal with Murdoch, insists Cameron

British Premier David Cameron, under fire for his closeness to Rupert Murdoch, was grilled at a public inquiry where he denied entering into any deal.

`Murdoch lied under oath to media ethics inquiry’

Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has accused Rupert Murdoch of lying under oath at a media ethics inquiry.

Ex British PM Brown refutes Murdoch claim on `war`

Brown said Murdoch`s recall of the conversation & the claim that he declared war on Murdoch`s company was wholly wrong.

Gordon Brown’s wife subjected to ‘body search’

There was a heavier than normal police presence outside, people working in the Parliament said.

Guardian apologises to Sun over Gordon Brown stor

The Guardian had claimed this week that the Sun hacked
into Brown`s son Fraser`s medical records.

Murdoch`s group used criminals: Gordon Brown

Former British PM Gordon Brown accused newspapers from the Murdoch group of
using `known criminals` to hack into his personal information.