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Plea by PM at talks on oil price
Plea by PM at talks on oil price Gordon Brown has called for a "new deal" on energy at talks in Saudi Arabia on the high price of oil.

The prime minister wants oil producers to invest in a £100bn drive towards long-term energy projects in Britain, such as wind farms and nuclear power.

At the Jeddah Energy Meeting, Mr Brown also pressed for an increase in oil production to help bring down prices.

The Conservatives said Mr Brown did not understand the oil market. The Lib Dems accused him of a "futile gesture"...

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Saudi oil price summit under way
Saudi oil price summit under way A crucial meeting of oil producing and consuming nations to discuss soaring prices is under way in Saudi Arabia.
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Fuel move boosts Chinese shares
Fuel move boosts Chinese shares Chinese shares have closed 3% higher after the government raised energy prices in an effort to cool the nation's rising energy consumption.
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