Gordon Brown

  • Full text of Malala Yousafzai's Speech at United Nations 15-07-2013 06:45 PM

    Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 for demanding education for girls, gave a speech at the United Nations on her 16th birthday on Friday, where she spoke about the importance of education. Here is the full text of her speech:...
  • Malala's father named UN advisor on education 10-12-2012 05:44 PM

    United Nations: The father of Pakistani school girl 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. The announcement was made by Gordon Brown, who is the United Nations' Special Envoy for Global Education....
  • 'Hackers target emails of UK's Gordon Brown' 02-01-2012 05:37 PM

    London: British police have found evidence that private investigators working for newspapers hacked into the email account of former Prime Minister Gordon Brown while he was finance minister, The Independent newspaper reported on Monday. Hundreds of other people may have also had their emails intercepted, perhaps as many as were...
  • 'Guardian' apologises to 'Sun' over Brown story 15-07-2011 10:05 PM

    London: The Guardian newspaper on Friday apologised to the Sun, part of Rupert Murdoch's News International group, for reporting that it accessed former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown's son's medical records. The Guardian had claimed this week that the Sun hacked into Brown's son Fraser's medical records before reporting he...
  • Murdoch's group used criminals: Gordon Brown 12-07-2011 05:02 PM

    London: Rupert Murdoch's media empire sank into deeper controversy with former British prime minister Gordon Brown accusing newspapers from the group of using 'known criminals' to hack into his personal information. It is not only Brown but other ministers and lawmakers who are up in arms against the 80-year-old media...
  • NOTW hacked Gordon Brown's accounts 12-07-2011 08:54 AM

    London: Allegations that former British prime minister Gordon Brown was a target of illegal data gathering by Rupert Murdoch's newspapers have piled pressure on the media baron as he tries to prevent investors pulling out of his News Corp empire. Murdoch and the British government tried to draw the financial...
  • Gordon Brown's accounts hacked by NOTW 12-07-2011 07:47 AM

    Former British PM Gordon Brown's accounts were hacked into by News of the World's journalists and that too, to learn about his son's medical condition. ...
  • Ex-UK PM may have been phonehacking victim 12-07-2011 02:35 AM

    London: Police have said that former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown may have been a victim of phone hacking by an investigator working for British newspapers, his spokeswoman said on Monday. The Guardian and Independent newspapers reported on their websites earlier on Monday that journalists from Rupert Murdoch's newspapers repeatedly...
  • Brown billed for 200 breakfasts as he left No 10 21-02-2011 03:46 PM

    London: Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown was billed for 200 breakfasts on the day he left 10 Downing Street, according to local media reports. In what came to be known as the "Battle of the Breakfasts", a refusal by Sarah Brown to cater morning snacks for her hubby when...
  • Wall Street exec., author Gordon Murray dies at 60 18-01-2011 12:42 PM

    Burlingame, California: Former Wall Street financial executive Gordon Murray, who co-authored the best-selling 'The Investment Answer' after ceasing treatment for terminal brain cancer, has died, his publicist said. He was 60. Murray died at his Burlingame home on Saturday, said publicist Jennifer Musico. He was diagnosed with glioblastoma, a type...
  • India is central to world economy: Former UK PM 22-11-2010 04:34 PM

    New Delhi: As Europe and the US struggle with fears of the Irish crisis triggering off another world financial collapse, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown says India and China must take a leadership role in increasing growth. He spoke to CNN IBN's Suhasini Haidar "I worry about low growth...
  • Security concerns as Twitter is hacked 22-09-2010 09:21 AM

    Washington: The little blue bird was taken down by the mouse on Tuesday. Millions of Twitter users around the world were affected when the popular social networking website went down to a virus for a few hours. What’s alarming is the kind of security concerns the website has now raised....
  • Former Brit PM Brown turns author 26-07-2010 05:53 PM

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  • UK polls talk: Conservatives meet Lib Dems 09-05-2010 12:34 PM

    Talks has started between the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats to form a government. ...
  • Battle for Britain: No clear winner in polls 08-05-2010 12:26 AM

    For the first time since 1974 General Elections in UK have thrown up a hung Parliament. ...
  • 'Sorry, sorry, sorry' says Brown to Gillian 30-04-2010 10:37 AM

    Brown was campaigning when he came upon Gillian Duffy, who gave him an earful on taxes. ...
  • G20: Brown proposes radical tax to fight climate change 08-11-2009 03:12 PM

    The British PM proposed a global tax on all financial transactions. ...