AFP - Prime Minister Gordon Brown described the United States as Britain's "most important ally" and praised closer ties between France, Germany and the US in an interview broadcast Sunday.

AFP - Britain will seek a global ban on investment in Iran's oil, gas and financial sectors unless Tehran agrees to abandon its uranium enrichment activities, Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Monday.

Reuters - Britain will push to curb energy and financial investment in Iran unless Tehran addresses nuclear concerns, Prime Minister Gordon Brown said on Monday in a speech that also underlined Washington's importance as an ally.

The New York Times - Britain will push for a worldwide ban on foreign investment in Iran’s oil and gas industry and other financial sanctions unless two reports due this month show that the Tehran government is ready to abandon efforts to acquire nuclear weapons, Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Monday.