Party leaders criss-crossed Britain in a frantic final day of campaigning on Wednesday as they battled to win over undecided voters, before what is expected to be the closest election contest in decades.
With terror links traced to Yemen, UN chief Ban Ki-moon today expressed concern about al Qaeda`s presence in that country and lent support to UK PM`s initiative to bring together world leaders to combat the fresh challenge.
British premier Gordon Brown has promised to talk to Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata as a last ditch effort to stop the Corus steel plants in Teeside from being shut down at the month end and thus save 1,700 jobs.
Britain plans to introduce the
controversial body scanners and a range of new techniques to
enhance airport security in the aftermath of the attempted
Christmas Day airline attack, the Prime Minister said on Friday.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and French President Nicolas Sarkozy Thursday jointly called for urgent reforms to the global financial market in what was described as a rapprochement following a diplomat spat.