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Wall Street wary of Fed move

NEW YORK, June 27 (UPI) -- News the U.S. Federal Reserve could wind down its quantitative easing prices next year has economists debating the repercussions, some approvingly, some not.
London stained by Libyan oil?

London stained by Libyan oil?

LONDON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- A former elite British soldier and chief executive at Heritage Oil looked for favors in London to gain traction in the Libyan oil sector, the Guardian reports.

British forces in Afghanistan past 2014?

LONDON, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Though British combat forces won't be in Afghanistan in 2014, the Afghan defense forces will still need support, the British defense minister said.

Report: Liam Fox violated 'code'

LONDON, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Former British Defense Secretary Liam Fox systematically violated the "ministerial code" in his relationship with a former housemate, a report said Tuesday.

Philip Hammond becomes defense secretary

LONDON, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Transport Secretary Philip Hammond became defense secretary Friday as Liam Fox's resignation triggered the first shakeup in the current British government.

British Defense Secretary Liam Fox quits

LONDON, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- British Defense Secretary Liam Fox, mired in a scandal involving his ties to a close friend who has accompanied him on official trips abroad, resigned Friday.

London funds counter-piracy initiatives

LONDON, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- The British government announced it was spending roughly $7 million to fund a package of counter-piracy projects that complement naval efforts.

Fall of Gadhafi stronghold said imminent

SIRTE, Libya, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Forces of the National Transitional Council in Libya said they were poised to take control of Sirte, one of the last strongholds for Moammar Gadhafi loyalists.

Role of defense secretary pal questioned

LONDON, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- A former housemate who describes himself as an "adviser" to British Defense Secretary Liam Fox was with him in Sri Lanka this summer, officials say.

U.K. wary of radicals within Libyan rebels

LONDON, July 31 (UPI) -- Extremists within the Libyan rebels must be pushed aside if Moammar Gadhafi is overthrown, the British defense secretary said Sunday.

Pilots cleared in 1994 Chinook crash

LONDON, July 14 (UPI) -- A report released Wednesday has cleared the pilots of blame for a 1994 helicopter crash on the coast of Scotland that killed top British intelligence officers.

British MOD now has 1,000 cyber attacks each year

LONDON, June 8 (UPI) -- Britain's Ministry of Defense said it fends off 1,000 cyberattacks from hackers every year.
British soldiers get e-mails of dismissal

British soldiers get e-mails of dismissal

LONDON, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- British Defense Secretary Liam Fox Tuesday called e-mail notifications of dismissal to 38 long-serving warrant officers "an appalling mistake."

Prince William attends rite at Afghan base

CAMP BASTION, Afghanistan, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Prince William laid a wreath at a Remembrance Sunday service with British forces in Afghanistan, the Defense Ministry said.
U.K., Saudi Arabia discuss fighter sales

U.K., Saudi Arabia discuss fighter sales

LONDON, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- British Defense Minister Liam Fox is heading to Saudi Arabia for arms sales discussions, which will include a long-stalled $31.6 billion fighter aircraft deal.
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Dr Liam Fox, MP (born 22 September 1961) is a British Conservative Party politician who currently serves as the Secretary of State for Defence in the British cabinet and has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for the North Somerset constituency (previously Woodspring) since 1992.

Fox was born in East Kilbride, Scotland and studied medicine at the University of Glasgow. Fox worked as an NHS general practitioner (GP) in Nailsea, Somerset and served as a Civilian Army Medical Officer, which enabled him to see army life first-hand. He was elected as the Conservative MP for Woodspring at the 1992 general election. After holding several ministerial roles in John Major's Conservative government, Fox entered the shadow cabinet in 1999, holding the positions of Shadow Health Secretary (1999-2003), Conservative Party chairman (2003-05), Shadow Foreign Secretary (2005) and Shadow Defence Secretary (2005-10).

He stood in the 2005 Conservative leadership election, but was eliminated in the second round of voting. When the Conservatives entered government in 2010, Fox was appointed the Secretary of State for Defence

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