1 of 8 5 September 2011 – Ed Miliband launched a new policy review of the Labour Party Monday. The Labour leader, in a bid to emulate Tony Blair, has vowed to take on the unions in his party. Miliband has set out proposals to ditch Clause 1 of the Labour Party constitution to bring about a greater change in the community values of the party. Reuters 5 September 2011 – Ed Miliband launched a new policy review of the Labour Party Monday. The Labour leader, in a bid to emulate Tony Blair, has vowed to take on the unions in his party. Miliband has set out proposals to ditch Clause 1 of the Labour Party constitution to bring about a greater change in the community values of the party. Reuters 6 September 2011 – Colin Myler and Tom Crone were summoned to the Culture Media and Sport Commons Select Committee to quiz the former News of the World editor and legal manger over their allegations that James Murdoch was aware of the ‘For Neville’ email. It was claimed that James Murdoch was made aware of the email in reference to payments made to Gordon Taylor, then head of the Players Football Association over phone hacking allegations. Reuters 6 September 2011 – England has all but sealed their automatic qualification to the 2012 European Championships after a 1-0 win over Wales at Wembley. England were on the back foot for most of the match but Manchester United forward Ashley Young netted the winner just before half time. Wales dominated the second period with Robert Earnshaw missing a golden chance late on to earn a deserved point for the visitors. Reuters 7 September 2011 - Although Prime Minster Cameron did announce that Britain will not join the Euro under his watch, Cameron has been accused of being a European enthusiast by the Commons European scrutiny committee, raising pressure on Cameron and Chancellor George Osborne's rapidly changing, and far more positive views on European integration. Bill Cash, the Eurosceptic Tory MP who chairs the Commons European scrutiny committee, told the Prime Minister that while he had 'certain reservations' about the EU, it was clear that he was 'actually rather an enthusiast' for keeping the union together through integration Reuters New reports have emerged suggesting Apple plans to launch an upgraded version of its current iPad 2 in March 2012, with a truly next-generation iPad 3 device following later in 2012's third quarter. Reuters 8 September 2011 - The Channel Four Documentary "Bin Laden: Shoot to Kill" aired on British television Wednesday night, four months after American Special Forces stormed the al-Qaida leader's compound in Pakistan and shot the man responsible for thousands of deaths across the world. Reuters 8 September 2011 - Thomas Cook has announced Thursday that it will axe 230 jobs by the end of 2011. The announcement was made to Thomas Cook airline staff Wednesday which will largely affect Manchester airport, although crew at other UK airports are also set to be affected. The company has announced a 90-day consultation with staff over plans to cut six of its 41 aircraft by the end of the year. Reuters 9 September 2011 - Prince Charles has taken up the role of new President for the World Wild Fund for Nature and in a key note speech Thursday has told the world that it must look to solve the problems of climate change if it does not want to risk extinction. Reuters
All the weeks pictures from the world of news for the 5-9 September. This week has seen Ed Miliband turn his back on the unions, the phone hacking scandal increase pressure on James Murdoch as well as England beating Wales in European Championship qualifier as well as the 9/11 documentary which showed the months, days and moments after the death of Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden.
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