Mass protest against spending cuts breaks out in London   2011-03-26 20:12:59 FeedbackPrintRSS

LONDON, March 26 (Xinhua) -- Tens of thousands of people marched in the center of London on Saturday in protest against the government's spending cuts.

The protest, the largest since the coalition government came to power, attracted people across the country including public sector workers, pensioners, students, community groups and trade unions.


British PM defends public spending cuts, Afghanistan strategy

LONDON, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday faced a grilling by the most senior lawmakers in the British parliament on the performance of his six-month-old coalition government.

Cameron, who flies out on Friday to Lisbon in Portugal for the NATO summit, was questioned for over two hours by the chairpersons of the most powerful committees of lawmakers, also known as members of parliament (MPs). Full story

Britain's spending cuts could raise risk of terrorist attack: report

LONDON, July 2 (Xinhua) -- Britain's most senior anti-terrorist officer said spending cuts will raise the risk of a terrorist attack, local media reported Friday.

Assistant Commissioner John Yates of Scotland Yard said that "eye-watering" spending cuts of 25 percent could not be delivered without increasing the risk of a terrorist attack, The Times newspaper reported. Full story

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