Prime Minister David Cameron shrugged off speculation over challenges to his leadership of Britain’s Conservative Party, saying he’s surrounded by “talented people” and is letting them get on with their jobs.
KKR & Co. hired David Petraeus, the former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, to run a new unit for public policy, economic research and emerging-market due diligence at the private-equity firm.
Former U.K. Prime Minister John Major, whose time in office was dominated by intra-party squabbles over Europe, told today’s Conservative lawmakers to lay off the issue and avoid undermining his successor David Cameron.
Former U.K. Prime Minister John Major said News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch told him in 1997 that his papers wouldn’t support him in the coming election if he didn’t adopt a more hostile pose toward the European Union.
More than 2,000 mourners filled St. Paul’s Cathedral and church bells tolled as crowds and troops lined London’s streets for the final journey of Margaret Thatcher, with Britons still divided over the legacy of their only female prime minister.