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European Union

French President Francois Hollande tells UK's David Cameron all EU states must respect budget rules after PM balks at 2 billion euro bill from EU - @AFP

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European Union

UK PM David Cameron says UK will not pay 'completely unacceptable' and 'unjustified' 2 billion euro bill from EU - @GeraldImrayAP, @Reuters

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Elizabeth II

Video: UK's Queen Elizabeth II sending her 1st tweet - Steve Gardner on Vine

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European Union

UK will be required to contribute an additional 2.1 billion euros to the European Union's budget - @MarketWatch

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Elizabeth II

Photo: Queen Elizabeth II sends her 1st tweet, a message welcoming people to the Information Age exhibit at London's Science Museum, from monarchy's account - @BritishMonarchy

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economic indicators

UK economic growth slowed in the 3rd quarter, with expansion of 0.7% on quarter, official data shows - @WSJ, @BBCNews

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Portsmouth, England, GB

British authorities charge Portsmouth man with preparation of terrorism acts - @BBCBreaking

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Alex Salmond

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond says he's considering standing for Westminster seat at the UK general election next year - @BBCBreaking

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Ottawa shootings, Oct. 22, 2014

In a message to Canadians, Queen Elizabeth offered condolences over the Ottawa shooting, saying: 'Prince Philip and I were shocked and saddened by the events in Ottawa yesterday' - @NBCNews

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obituaries

Singer Alvin Stardust dies at the age of 72, his manager confirms - @BBCBreaking

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United Kingdom

Lloyds planning to cut around 9,000 jobs - around a tenth of its entire workforce - over next 3 years - @BBCNews

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North Sea

Energy firms GDF Suez and BP announce new North Sea oil discovery - @stvnews

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British supermarket chain Tesco overstates profits, September 2014

Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent quits as the inquiry into its accounting reveals profit overstatement is worse than first thought - @SkyNews

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British supermarket chain Tesco overstates profits, September 2014

Tesco scraps outlook on larger than expected accounting black hole - @Reuters

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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests 2014

British officials looking into whether to block UK firms from exporting tear gas to Hong Kong after its use by police against pro-democracy protesters - @Reuters

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UK Independence Party

UK DJ Mike Read withdraws 'UKIP Calypso song,' apologizes for offense caused by mock Caribbean accent - @BBCBreaking

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United Kingdom

Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee voted 7 to 2 in favor of keeping interest rates at 0.5% in October - @SkyNewsBiz

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Agra, Uttar Pradesh, IN

Young British couple found dead in hotel in Agra, India; drug overdose suspected - @timesofindia

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

British drones are set to carry out surveillance operations over Syria, defense secretary says - @politicshome

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Gonzalo

British Airways cancels several London Heathrow flights on Tuesday as remains of Hurricane Gonzalo reach UK - @BBCBreaking

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