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Gordon Brown

James Gordon Brown is a British Labour Party politician, who has been a Member of Parliament (MP) since 1983, currently for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath. He served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Labour Party from 2007 until 2010. Brown became Prime Minister in June 2007, after the resignation of Tony Blair and three days after becoming leader of the governing Labour Party. Immediately before this, he had served as Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Labour Government from 1997 to 2007. His tenure ended in May 2010, when he resigned as Prime Minister and Leader of the Labour Party.
Brown has a PhD in History from the University of Edinburgh and spent his early career working as a lecturer at a further education college and a television journalist. He has been a Member of Parliament since 1983; first for Dunfermline East and since 2005 for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath. As Prime Minister, he also held the offices of ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Harriet Harman Accuses Gordon Brown Of Sexism
2014-07-08
Labour's deputy leader Harriet Harman has launched a scathing attack on former prime minister Gordon Brown, accusing him of denying her the job of deputy prime minister simply because she is a woman. The Evening Standard reports that in a speech in ...
(Huffington Post UK)
  1. Harman sparks Brown sexism row
  2. Harman attacks Brown for not making her Deputy Prime Minister in blistering ...
  3. Harriet Harman to savage Gordon Brown over sexism and inequality

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Rory Bremner and Gordon Brown going face-to-face
2014-07-08
The funnyman, famous for his impressions of prime ministers, politicians and celebrities, will be discussing Scotland's future in an audience with Rory Bremner and Gordon Brown. He said: “Just because people think the interests of Scotland are better ...
(The Courier)
  1. Bremner and Brown double act - for one night only

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Gordon Brown launches campaign for Nigeria's missing girls
2014-07-03
Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has launched a fresh campaign for the rescue of some 200 schoolgirls abducted in Nigeria in April.He told the British House of Commons late on Wednesday that the UK government should lead the way in ...
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  1. Bayley, H - Education of young women

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Gordon Brown is back, and may be the man to save the union
2014-06-27
A few hours later, Blair's successor, Gordon Brown, came to London to advance some business of his own. Brown was in the capital to attend a series of unpaid meetings in cramped rooms, pressing the case for Scotland to remain part of the UK. He was ...
(The Guardian)
  1. Oil revenue 'half truths' blasted

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Gordon Brown: 'Independent Scotland would pay £500m more a year to EU'
2014-06-26
"An independent Scotland will have its own seat and voice at the top table in Europe for the first time, making sure we get a far better deal – a better deal with Gordon Brown comprehensively failed to achieve for Scotland when he had the power to do ...
(Telegraph.co.uk)
  1. Independent Scotland 'faces £500m annual bill for EU membership'
  2. Warning over £500m EU bill

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Gordon Brown enters the battle for Scotland
2014-06-22
Gordon Brown, once ranked Britain's most unpopular prime minister in half a century, may yet emerge as the man who convinces Scots to reject independence. For many English, Scotsman Brown is an unlikely hero. Often brooding and awkward in front of the ...
(Sydney Morning Herald)
  1. An unlikely hero, Gordon Brown enters the battle for Scotland
  2. Independence: An Argument for Home Rule by Alasdair Gray; My Scotland, Our ...
  3. Scottish referendum: Ex-chancellors fear independence will put education at risk

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Gordon Brown Writes Article On Chibok Girls And Shares Their Pictures
2014-06-21
... Brown Writes Article On Chibok Girls And Shares Their Pictures. Gordon Brown Writes Article On Chibok Girls And Shares Their Pictures. Former British Prime minster, Gordon Brown shared his experience concerning the over 200 abducted Chibok girls.
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  1. Kidnapped by Islamist militants two months ago... the haunting faces of ...
  2. 219 STILL MISSING: Names And Photos Of Chibok Girls Abducted by Boko ...
  3. Nigeria Alerts Citizens Over Explosion Threats

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Okonjo-Iweala, Gordon Brown Visit Destroyed Borno Schools, Promise Support
2014-06-19
Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala yesterday paid a historic visit to Maiduguri, Borno State capital, alongside a team of representatives of the former British Prime Minister, Mr Gordon Brown. Okonjo-Iweala and Brown's representatives were in ...
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  1. Okonjo-Iweala: FG to Restore Livelihood to Adamawa, Borno and Yobe
  2. Nigeria Alerts Citizens over Explosion Threats
  3. Okonjo-Iweala, Gordon Brown Visit Destroyed Borno Schools, Promise Support ...

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UN Envoy Gordon Brown Vows New School for Kidnapped Nigerian Girls
2014-06-17
Abuja: UN education envoy Gordon Brown on Tuesday pledged that a school from where more than 200 girls were kidnapped by Islamist militants will be rebuilt, as he visited Nigeria for talks on boosting security. Britain's former prime minister met ...
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  1. Chibok Schoolgirls: Brown, Shettima, Geidam Meet Jonathan
  2. Jonathan, Brown meet, as Safe School Initiative kicks off with N1.6b
  3. Jonathan, Brown, North-East govs inaugurate safe school initiative

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