Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and family Yesterday, former British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown is not only accusing Rupert Murdoch's News of the World of hacking, wiretapping and illegally accessing his banking information, he is also leveling allegations at two of the company's other newspapers, The Sunday Times and The Sun (UK). Gordon Brown and wife Sarah Brown Brown stated this week, former News of the World and Sun (UK) editor, Rebekah Brooks of News International...Read Full Story
As world business leaders gather in Davos, a long-overdue paradigm shift in monetary policy – subordinating the targeting of inflation to the targeting of growth – is slowly taking shape.
In what some call a “reverse Volcker moment,” US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has specified a target of 6.5% unemployment alongside his inflation target; Japan’s new government has proposed a minimum inflation target; and Mark Carney, the next governor of the Bank of England, has argued that “there...Read Full Story
Andrew Grice: Is Poverty Revenge International News Gordon Brown?
Some voices in the International News thought it would be best to wait until close to the election. But the Sun has decided to press the nuclear button for maximum impact. From the perspective of the paper, it worked – at the moment, at least. The media loves a story about the coverage of media and moving the paper as dark as the speech of then Prime Minister.
Mr Brown was incandescent. He refused to answer a barrage of phone...Read Full Story
LONDON (Reuters) - News International journalists repeatedly tried to hack into the phone of former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, the Guardian and Independent newspapers reported on their websites Monday.The Independent said Brown was due to make a statement on the matter imminently. The Guardian said reporters repeatedly targeted Brown, attempting to access his voicemail and obtaining information from his bank account, his legal file as well as his family's medical records. His office...Read Full Story
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Gordon Brown is England's Prime Minister, succeeding Tony Blair. Before take this post, he was the longest serving Chancellor since Nicholas Vansittart in the early 19th century.