News Headlines - 06 February 2011

▽Cameron Urges Immigrants to Integrate  - Wall Street Journal
British politicians, including Mr. Cameron, have for some years been arguing against the idea that different groups within society should be encouraged to follow their own cultural paths. The strength of his language on Saturday though, and its coinciding with a large rally by a group that has been accused of being fascist, led some to say he was encouraging a small but increasingly noisy anti-Muslim movement in Britain.

▽Britain still a world power despite cuts: Cameron -
Prime Minister David Cameron rejected on Sunday the notion that Britain would lost clout on the international stage as a result of severe defense cuts.
"I don't accept that for one single moment. And I'd like to take this opportunity on a US television station to say very clearly, Britain is maintaining its world role," Cameron told CNN.

▽Egypt uprising falters as negotiations with government begins - Telegraph.co.uk
Egypt's popular uprising against Hosni Mubarak faltered on Sunday as opposition leaders including the Muslim Brotherhood embarked on negotiations and the ranks of street protestors was reduced by the arrest of key ringleaders.

▽Assange threatens to sue Guardian - The Hindu
WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange on Sunday threatened to sue The Guardian over a book its journalists have written about his whistleblowing website...
Besides revealing details about his personal life, it is reported to be critical of his robust style and his alleged tendency to be a “control freak''. “This book will bring you as close to the unvarnished truth as you're likely to get,” said Mr. Leigh who played a key role in forging the deal that allowed The Guardian to publish cables.

▽Mobile Wallets Poised for European Takeoff - Wall Street Journal
Everything Everywhere, the U.K. joint venture between France Telecom's Orange and Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile, has pledged to launch a commercial mobile wallet service in conjunction with Barclaycard by the second quarter of 2011.
Across Europe, Orange has pledged to roll out NFC services to most of its European operations by the second half of 2011, and the French government is providing funding for nine cities, including Paris, Marseille and Toulouse to join Nice in rolling out NFC services.







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