The Sunday Times - The Foreign Office has cleared dozens of Iranians to enter British universities to study advanced nuclear physics and other subjects with the potential to be applied to weapons of mass destruction.

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.