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Britain Seeks To Assuage India Over Commonwealth Shooting Row

The British government is seeking to reach a compromise with India over the South Asian country's threat to boycott the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in 2022....

Britain Seeks To Assuage India Over Commonwealth Shooting Row

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Trump White House seeks to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy: sources President Donald Trump's administration has been scrambling to stem the tide of rising anger in Farm Belt states after its decision this month to allow numerous oil refiners to mix less ethanol into their gasoline, sources told Reuters on Tuesday....
04:00, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump White House seeks to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy -sources President Donald Trump's administration has been scrambling to stem the tide of rising anger in Farm Belt states after its decision this month to allow numerous oil refiners to mix less ethanol into their gasoline, sources told Reuters on Tuesday....
03:00, 08/21/2019

India May Consider Pulling Out Of 2022 Commonwealth Games, Says IOA The Commonwealth Games Federation on Thursday left out shooting from the 2022 Birmingham Games in its Executive Board meeting while recommending the inclusion of three new sports....
18:17, 06/21/2019

Government steps in to try to avoid India Commonwealth Games boycott • Sports minister Nigel Adams suggests separate shooting event• India unhappy after shooting not chosen as one of the 19 sportsThe government has intervened in an attempt to stop India boycotting the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in protest after shooting was not chosen as one of the sports ...
23:51, 08/13/2019

Stepping into power, Britain's Johnson seeks more diverse cabinet Taking over as Britain's prime minister on Wednesday, Boris Johnson is expected unveil a more diverse top team in a government to be tasked with delivering Brexit by the end of October, with or without a deal....
01:34, 07/24/2019

Gaffe-prone Boris Johnson seeks to turbo-charge Britain's departure from EU, prove he's modern-day Winston Churchill Boris Johnson won the Conservative Party’s leadership election on Tuesday and will take the reins of the government tomorrow, fulfilling the decades-old ambition to become Britain’s Prime Minister....
19:17, 07/23/2019

Denver suburb seeks answers after school shooting A Denver suburb sought answers on Wednesday as to why two students walked into their school and opened fire with handguns, injuring eight people and killing one just a few miles from where a school massacre took place 20 years ago....
10:00, 05/08/2019

Texas seeks more armed school personnel after mass shooting AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nearly a year after a mass shooting at a Texas high school killed eight students and two substitute teachers, lawmakers in this gun-friendly state are close to passing new measures to “harden” campuses with more armed school personnel, beefed up security plans and a ...
18:17, 05/07/2019

Florida ex-deputy seeks bond reduction in school shooting FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The former Florida deputy facing 11 criminal charges for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre is seeking a reduction in the bail needed to be released from jail. A hearing is set Thursday for 56-year-old Scot Peterson, who wants to be released on his...
09:51, 06/06/2019

Congress Leader Wants Om Birla To Be "Best Speaker In Commonwealth" Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Thursday expressed the hope that the Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla would emerge as the best Speaker in the Commonwealth countries on the back of his sterling......
08:51, 07/26/2019

Porsche Is Here To Assuage Your Climate Guilt You want the speed and thrills of a Porsche 911, but you also don’t want your grandkids to be living in a climate refugee colony somewhere in the Scottish highlands. You want to tear up those winding mountain passes in your brand new Boxster, but you also very much enjoy your annual sojourns to Napa...
07:00, 08/06/2019

Sri Lanka Seeks India's Help To Counter Terrorism: PM Wickremesinghe Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said Monday that he sought India's help to train the country's security forces in counter-terrorism during his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
23:00, 06/10/2019

London Aquatics Centre not in plan for 2022 Commonwealth Games Commonwealth Games bosses have no plans to use Stratford's Aquatics Centre as a back-up venue in 2022, with Birmingham being warned it had "little room for error" to build facilities in time....
01:17, 06/12/2019

Constrained by Iran sanctions, India seeks to boost the US oil economy As the United States continues to come down hard with sanctions on Iran – coupled with harsh penalties for those countries that continue to do business with the hardline regime – the world’s second-most populous country has found itself in the middle of an energy crossfire. But what started as a poi...
23:17, 07/16/2019

Kashmir group seeks UN probe into torture by India troops SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A prominent rights group in Indian-controlled Kashmir is advocating for the United Nations to establish a commission of inquiry to investigate what it calls the endemic use of torture by government forces in the disputed region. The Jammu-Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society on ...
06:17, 05/20/2019

Macron pledges tax cuts in effort to assuage Yellow Vests French President Emmanuel Macron has revealed long-awaited plans to alleviate nearly half a year of street protests that have sucked the oxygen out of his presidency and cast his political future into doubt....
19:34, 04/28/2019

India seeks bans for Deloitte, KPMG arm for alleged auditing lapses India is seeking to ban Deloitte Haskins Sells and KPMG affiliate BSR & Associates for five years, alleging lapses in their audits of a unit of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS), which the government took control of last year....
14:51, 06/11/2019

After Masood Azhar UN Ban, India Seeks Adoption Of Treaty To Fight Terror India, close on the heels of getting Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar blacklisted, gave a clarion call at the UN for strengthening efforts to adopt the long-pending global convention......
11:51, 05/04/2019

US Panel Seeks Additional Steps To Enhance Defense Ties With India Reflecting the strong bi-partisan support in the US Congress to boost Indo-US defence ties, a powerful congressional committee has passed a legislative amendment seeking additional steps to implement......
10:00, 07/11/2019

Puerto Rico's oversight board strikes $35 billion restructuring deal with commonwealth's bondholders The agreement, which is on the framework for the plan of adjustment, provide for more than a 60% average haircut for all $35 billion, a 36% haircut on pre-2012 general obligation or "GO" bonds, and a 27% haircut on public authority bonds that carry a constitutional guarantee on payment....
02:17, 06/17/2019

Trump White House tries to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy: sources President Donald Trump's administration has been scrambling to stem the tide of rising anger in Farm Belt states after its decision this month to allow numerous oil refiners to mix less ethanol into their gasoline, sources told Reuters on Tuesday....
22:00, 08/20/2019

Exclusive: Trump administration tries to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy - sources President Donald Trump's administration has been scrambling to stem the tide of rising anger in Farm Belt states after its decision this month to allow numerous oil refiners to mix less ethanol into their gasoline, sources told Reuters on Tuesday....
21:00, 08/20/2019

Nirav Modi's Custody Extended, UK Court Seeks Info Of India's Prison Cell Fugitive jeweller Nirav Modi's custody had been extended till June 27 by a UK court. In the case's first pretrial hearing, the judge also directed Indian authorities to confirm within 14 days which......
22:00, 05/30/2019

Hyundai Motor India Seeks Clarity On Electrification Of Shared Mobility Partners Like Ola/Uber Hyundai Motor India is already gearing up with its electrification strategy, however, Government's plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric......
00:34, 06/12/2019

India Top Medals Tally At Beijing Shooting World Cup India topped the chart for the second consecutive ISSF World Cup, third time in two years, by bagging three gold and a silver at the Beijing edition....
02:51, 04/29/2019

Games: India firms up Birmingham boycott threats over shooting exclusion India's threat to boycott the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham over shooting's absence in the program has intensified after the country's Olympic association sought approval from the sports ministry for such a move....
17:17, 07/28/2019

Britain’s Border Force intercepts 74 migrants trying to cross English Channel into Britain LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Border Force intercepts 74 migrants trying to cross English Channel into Britain....
00:34, 06/02/2019

The reason Britain rolls out the red carpet for Trump? It’s what Britain does | Nesrine Malik I have bad news for the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. It is entirely British to welcome problematic alliesThis time it’s a full-blown state visit, rather than the brief smash and grab when Donald Trump insulted Theresa May, beefed with Sadiq Khan, and triggered a domestic mini-culture war because of ...
20:00, 06/02/2019

Ohio shooting: Police have identified 24-year-old man as suspect who killed 9 in Dayton shooting A 24-year-old man has been identified as the shooter who killed nine people, including his 22-year-old sister, Megan Betts, in Dayton, Ohio.        ...
11:00, 08/05/2019

UNC Charlotte shooting: Two students killed in deadly campus shooting identified Ellis Parlier, 19, and Riley Howell, 21, were killed Tuesday in a shooting on the campus of UNC Charlotte Tuesday.        ...
21:34, 05/01/2019

Mother of the El Paso shooting suspect reportedly called police weeks before shooting concerned that her son owned an 'AK' type firearm Associated Press/John Locher The mother of the accused El Paso shooter called Texas police weeks before the shooting after she was worried that her son owned an "AK" type firearm, CNN reported. Despite having flagged the issue to authorities, police did not act further on the matter as her son, 21,...
13:34, 08/08/2019

El Paso shooting: Father of teen killed in Parkland Florida shooting creates mural in Texan city where 20 died in massacre A father whose teenage son was killed in the Parkland school shooting in Florida has created a mural in El Paso, where 20 people were killed in a mass gun attack....
18:00, 08/05/2019

Honda Two-Wheeler India Sales Cross 11 Million Mark In Western India Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) announced that the company has added 11 milion customers in Western India. The manufacturer crossed the milestone with sales from the states of Maharashtra,......
16:34, 07/22/2019

Piaggio India Launches Vespa Urban Club 125 In India, Priced At Rs. 73,733 Piaggio India has announced the launch of its new 125 cc scooter range, the Vespa Urban Club. Priced at Rs. 73,733, the new Urban Club 125 is currently the of the most affordable Vespa scooter......
15:51, 06/05/2019

Hyundai India Ties Up With ALD Automotive India To Provide Its Vehicles On Lease Hyundai Motor India has announced collaboration with ALD Automotive India to provide its cars on lease. Hyundai aims to make its cars owning experience more economical and is targeting to provide its......
18:00, 05/16/2019

India's RBI says foreign firms can process abroad, but must store data in India Foreign payment firms such as Mastercard and Visa can process transactions made in India outside of the country but the related data should be brought back for local storage within 24 hours, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Wednesday....
17:00, 06/26/2019

MG Motor India Ties Up With Fortum To Install EV Charging Stations In India The MG eZS will be made at the company's factory in Halol, Gujarat and will be available with a host of connected features. The company has said that its electric vehicles will get over-the-air (OTA)......
14:00, 07/02/2019

"Make In India, Start-Up India, Pakodas": Rahul Gandhi Mocks PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi's interview last year to a news channel in which he had said that a person selling pakodas cannot be considered unemployed, was mocked by Congress President Rahul Gandhi,......
14:00, 05/09/2019

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli, India Batsman To Watch Out For Carded as the greatest batsman in contemporary cricket, Virat Kohli has to bear the additional burden of ensuring that India do well in World Cup 2019. As far as Indian fans are concerned, nothing......
13:00, 06/04/2019

Four feared dead in mishap in Coal India mine in east India Four workers are feared dead and nine have been injured in a landslide at a Coal India Ltd mine in the eastern state of Odisha, a company spokesman said on Wednesday....
08:51, 07/24/2019

Renault India To Double Sales In India By 2021; Triber Key Contributor The new Renault Triber is a direct rival to the Datsun GO+ and also the upcoming compact seven-seater from Maruti Suzuki. It gets a completely different design language from its rivals that help make......
13:34, 06/22/2019

India vs South Africa: Jasprit Bumrah, India Bowler To Watch Out For Jasprit Bumrah has progressed in leaps and bounds as he has become one of the best death bowlers in international cricket and will be critical to India's chances in World Cup 2019....
13:00, 06/04/2019

Parents of Parkland shooting victim near El Paso during shooting: 'We have to open our hearts' Patricia Oliver said she and her husband were in Juárez visiting immigrant shelters Saturday when she heard about the El Paso mass shooting.        ...
22:34, 08/05/2019

India's new government signals Hindu and India-first goals India's newly sworn-in Prime Minister Narendra Modi named a Cabinet on Friday, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous reelection and appointing a former diplomat to signal the government's focus on foreign...
15:00, 05/31/2019

India vs Bangladesh, Preview: Bangladesh Face India In A Do-Or-Die Clash Bangladesh have seven points from seven matches and are currently fifth in the World Cup points table while India, with 11 points, are placed second after playing seven games....
13:34, 07/01/2019

Britain's SSP says hit by Boeing 737 MAX grounding British travel-food company SSP Group Plc reported higher quarterly revenue on Friday but said some of its airports in North America were hit by the grounding of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and the transfer of passengers away from its terminals....
09:17, 07/19/2019

Britain's May says she will step down on June 7 Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would step down on June 7, succumbing to calls in her governing Conservative Party to make way for a new leader to try to break an impasse over Britain's departure from the European Union....
12:34, 05/24/2019

The new face of Britain's £50 note Alan Turing, a crack code-breaker and visionary mathematician who was convicted under Victorian-era homophobic laws, will be the face of Britain's new £50 note....
17:17, 07/15/2019

Britain's new net zero emissions target becomes law Britain's new target to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 became law on Thursday, making it the first among the major G7 countries to set such a goal....
15:17, 06/27/2019

|FromJamieOlivertoHSBC,Britain'sconsumercasualtylistgrows The past months have been brutal for the UK’s retail and consumer industries. Last week, TV celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s casual-dining chain was placed into protection from creditors....
14:51, 05/26/2019

Britanny, France's 'Little Britain'– in pictures Mark Neville’s Breton project began in June 2016, the day the UK voted to leave Europe. The images in his book Parade explore the region of north-west France where pigs outnumber people two to oneAn exhibition of Mark Neville’s prints is on show at the Stade de Roudourou, Brittany, France, until 31 ...
09:51, 06/04/2019

Britain's new leader Johnson: 'We are going to get Brexit done' Boris Johnson, the Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by the end of October, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the leadership of the Conservative Party on Tuesday....
21:34, 07/23/2019

England, Britain and the UK: What’s the difference, anyway? The United Kingdom is in the news even more than usual these days as it hurtles towards Brexit, its withdrawal from the European Union.       ...
02:17, 08/02/2019

China to Britain's Hunt: Don't use us in your leadership bid British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt should not use China in his campaign to become the next prime minister by "speaking unduly" about the country, its Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, after he criticized China's rights record....
11:34, 07/11/2019

End of May, Britain's PM steps down as Conservative leader British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as leader of the governing Conservatives on Friday, officially triggering a contest to replace her that could see her party embrace a tougher stance on Brexit....
15:34, 06/07/2019

'Deaths of despair' on the rise in Britain One of the world's leading economists has warned of a rise of "deaths of despair" in Britain, revealing that suicide, drug abuse and alcoholism are now claiming more middle-aged lives than heart disease....
09:34, 05/14/2019

Trump going to Britain, talks Brexit and more President Donald Trump is set to begin a state visit to the United Kingdom on Monday. He said he plans to meet with politicians who support Britain's exit from the European Union, and that there is an opportunity for a U.S.-British trade deal. (June 3)        ...
13:17, 06/03/2019

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target Britain will toughen its climate targets and commit to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the government said late on Tuesday, becoming the first G7 nation to set such a goal....
00:00, 06/12/2019

Factbox: Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to resign after a backlash to her final Brexit gambit and has agreed to meet the chairman of her Conservative Party's 1922 Committee on Friday to discuss her future....
17:17, 05/23/2019

Amazon to add over 2,000 jobs in Britain this year Amazon will add over 2,000 permanent jobs in Britain this year, taking the U.S. retail giant's UK workforce to more than 29,500, it said on Wednesday....
02:00, 07/03/2019

RT fined £200,000 in Britain for neglecting impartiality Ofcom, Britain's communications watchdog, highlighted seven instances of problematic reporting by the channel. Its handling of the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in Salisbury played a large part....
15:17, 07/26/2019

From the archive: Ted Heath on leading Britain towards the EEC It’s January 1966, and the PM reveals the Tories’ unified approach to joining the Common MarketA year after being elected leader of the Tory party, following Alec Douglas-Home’s resignation, Edward Heath was interviewed by Kenneth Harris for the Observer Magazine of 16 January 1966 (‘Leading the Tor...
01:51, 08/05/2019

Is Boris Johnson really Britain's Trump? Both are loudmouthed man-children, whose professional success is a combination of immense privilege, unscrupulous opportunism, and relentless self-promotionThe United Kingdom has a new prime minister, again, roughly three years after Theresa May took over to clean up David Cameron’s Brexit mess. The...
08:34, 07/24/2019

How Grenfell survivors came together - and how Britain failed them The strongest campaign group to emerge from the disaster is facing its most devastating challenge: government inaction. By Robert BoothAt sunset on a chill March evening beside Notting Hill Methodist church, survivors of the Grenfell Tower disaster gathered for a monthly ritual: a silent walk to rem...
15:34, 06/11/2019

UK Man Becomes First Convicted in Britain of Making 3D-Printed Gun A 26-year-old man has become the first person in Britain to be convicted of making a firearm with a 3D printer that was capable of firing a lethal shot, police said on Wednesday....
14:34, 06/20/2019

A day in the life of Britain's exotic car transporters Rare and expensive cars require bespoke expert care and attention for transportation Shifting expensive supercars is a risky business, and as we discover, not just from a financial point of view Lewis Grimshaw has learned the hard way that whoever takes a car off one of his firm’s transporters s...
12:34, 06/16/2019

Britain’s EU divorce delves into chaos Britain’s divorce from the European Union devolved into chaos Friday after the opposition Labour Party declared last-ditch talks dead due to Prime Minister Theresa May’s crumbling government. Nearly three years after the UK voted to leave the EU, it remains unclear how, when or even if it will leave...
08:51, 05/18/2019

With a sensible Brexit, Leadsom hopes to become Britain's PM Andrea Leadsom believes her pitch for a sensible Brexit will not only break the impasse over Britain's departure from the European Union but also open the door to Downing Street for her to become prime minister....
18:17, 06/11/2019

UK Man Becomes First Convicted In Britain Of Making 3D-Printer Gun A 26-year-old man has become the first person in Britain to be convicted of making a firearm with a 3D printer that was capable of firing a lethal shot, police said on Wednesday....
21:00, 06/19/2019

Nadal gets past Britain's Evans "Rafael Nadal logged a straight-sets win against Britain\u0027s Dan Evans in the Coupe Rogers - but it was closer than the scoreline might have suggested."...
01:00, 08/08/2019

Boris Johnson Is Running for Britain's Top Job. Again. Former foreign minister and Brexit cheerleader Boris Johnson is working to appear more statesmanlike as he takes on Conservative rivals and his own reputation for unpredictable chaos....
20:00, 06/07/2019

More than 14M in Britain living in poverty, gov't study says A new social study Monday from the British government says more than 14 million people in the country are living in some kind of poverty, a figure that includes more than 2 million children....
14:17, 07/29/2019

Britain wants accountability over Khashoggi murder - PM May Britain wants to see accountability for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and Saudi Arabia should investigate the death thoroughly and in a way that adheres to international laws, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday....
14:34, 06/26/2019

What does Archie tell us about mixed-race Britain? The new royal baby is part of the UK’s fastest growing ethnic group. The arrival of the new royal baby reminds us that not only are mixed-race people the UK’s fastest-growing ethnic group; it also underlines that what it means to be mixed race is changing. Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor will jo...
13:51, 05/12/2019

Boulter win seals Fed Cup promotion for Britain "Katie Boulter\u0027s Fed Cup win over Zarina Diyas clinched a British play-off victory over Kazakhstan as Great Britain qualified for World Cup Group II."...
15:34, 05/01/2019

No-deal Brexit would plunge Britain into a recession, says OBR Office for Budget Responsibility believes economy would shrink by 2% by end of 2020A no-deal Brexit would plunge Britain into a recession that would shrink the economy by 2% by the end of next year, according to the government’s independent forecasting body.The Office for Budget Responsibility said ...
13:00, 07/18/2019

Why Britain is losing its appetite for casual dining The collapse of Jamie Oliver's restaurants empire is merely the latest and most high-profile continuation of a trend that was established in the eating-out sector two years ago....
23:51, 05/21/2019

Iran-UK tanker standoff: What is the next step for Britain? After Iran seized a UK-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the UK is looking for a diplomatic way forward. But if Tehran refuses to negotiate, London will have to consider taking a harder line....
14:51, 07/23/2019

One of Britain’s Most Prolific Terror Cells Is Regrouping The security services have expressed alarm at the prospect of the extremist group Al Muhajiroun re-energizing with ISIS fighters returning from Iraq and Syria....
10:34, 05/18/2019

Brexit: Johnson says Britain will leave EU on 31 October 'do or die' Tory leadership frontrunner hardens position as Eurosceptics extend influence on faltering campaign Today’s political developments - live updatesBoris Johnson has hardened his position on leaving the EU “do or die” by the end of October, as hardline Eurosceptics extended their influence on his falte...
04:51, 06/26/2019

Veterans arrive for Britain's D-Day commemoration Some 300 World War II veterans arrived at Portsmouth Harbour on Wednesday, to take part in Britain's main D-Day ceremony.        ...
14:17, 06/05/2019

Britain's equivalent to Tutankhamun found in Southend-on-Sea Burial chamber of a wealthy nobleman in Prittlewell shows Anglo-Saxon Essex in new light An Anglo-Saxon burial chamber found on a grassy verge next to a busy road and not far from an Aldi is being hailed as Britain’s equivalent of Tutankhamun’s tomb.Archaeologists on Thursday will reveal the results...
14:34, 05/09/2019

Britain Just Went a Week Without Coal For the First Time in 137 Years Coal may have helped birth the Industrial Revolution in Britain, but the nation is working hard to leave it behind. And it just hit a big milestone: This marks the first time since 1882 that Britain has run a week without coal.Read more......
19:51, 05/08/2019

Britain says U.S. restrictions must factor in Huawei decision Britain cannot disregard U.S. restrictions on China's Huawei in deciding whether the equipment maker can participate in the roll-out of next generation 5G networks, British digital minister Jeremy Wright said on Thursday....
15:51, 06/13/2019

Britain's Saga links up with Goldman to tap over-50s savings Saga, the British tourism and insurance firm for the over-50s, said on Tuesday it ways teaming up with Goldman Sachs on savings products, as part of a drive to revive its bottom line after a profit warning in April....
11:34, 06/11/2019

Britain should not become U.S. 'messengers' over Iran: Labour's Burgon Britain should not become the "messengers" for U.S. President Donald Trump over Iran's seizure of a UK-flagged tanker, Richard Burgon, justice spokesman for the opposition Labour Party, said on Sunday....
13:00, 07/21/2019

We've been to a marvelous party: when gay Harlem met queer Britain Thirty years before Stonewall, in New York’s black Bohemia, a thriving, sometimes controversial cultural exchange occurredLong before the Stonewall rebellion, well before anyone ever dared fight for gay liberation or celebrate Pride, an LGBTQ identity could sometimes, just sometimes, act like a rema...
07:34, 06/30/2019

Watching paint dry with Britain's road markers Hitex International is part of a £270m a-year industry Road markings are just paint that you slap on the road, right? Wrong. Very, very wrong, as we find out White lines, yellow lines, rumble strips… We take them for granted but the material they’re made from is designed to operate in some of the...
10:00, 06/01/2019

Rem Koolhaas video: 'I've seen Britain transformed for the better by Europe' The revered architect and theorist is on a mission to explain why being a part of Europe is good for the national interest - and lovers of coffeeI was present in Britain when it became part of the EU and I’ve lived in London for a very long time since, so I can say that I’ve really experienced the i...
16:51, 05/21/2019

Iran says Britain might release oil tanker soon, Gibraltar says not yet The British territory of Gibraltar will not yet release an Iranian oil tanker seized by Royal Marines in the Mediterranean despite an Iranian report that it could do so on Tuesday, an official Gibraltar source said....
05:17, 08/14/2019

Britain's rocket man takes to the skies Britain's very own rocket man tests his jetpack suit off the coast of Portsmouth. Former Royal Marine Richard Browning can fly at more than 30 mph.        ...
06:17, 08/03/2019

Britain’s Inverted Yield Curve Is Nothing Like America’s The phenomenon may have heralded the last seven U.S. recessions but in Britain it’s a different story. Plus QE makes it hard to read the bond market....
14:00, 08/16/2019

Former spy boss says Britain having political nervous breakdown Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a former senior UK intelligence official said on Saturday....
02:17, 07/07/2019

Boris Johnson expected to be named Britain's next PM Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his "do or die" pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time....
11:34, 07/23/2019

Boris Johnson Is Likely to Be Britain’s Next Prime Minister. Who Is He? Boris Johnson is all but certain to become Britain’s next Prime Minister next month, following the resignation of Theresa May. The race to succeed May as leader of the ruling Conservative Party is ongoing, but Johnson is the clear frontrunner and has only one remaining opponent, Jeremy Hunt. T...
12:00, 06/22/2019

Britain will be considered but robust toward Iran: Hunt British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said London would respond in a considered but robust way to the seizure of a British tanker by Iranian guards, and warned that Tehran would be the biggest loser if freedom of navigation is restricted....
02:34, 07/20/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson: Britain must leave EU by Oct. 31 or pay the price Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, repeated his pledge on Tuesday that he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by Oct. 31, saying otherwise the government would face a catastrophic loss in trust....
04:00, 06/19/2019

Leavers v remainers: how Britain’s tribes compare Survey reveals surprising consensus – but big divisions exist over identity, culture and genderWhatever happens with Brexit, the EU referendum has spawned two political tribes. The identities “leaver” and “remainer” cut across traditional party divides: research suggests they are replacing Conservat...
22:34, 05/02/2019

Ten years ago, I thought Britain was becoming more tolerant. I was wrong Sarfraz Manzoor recalled the racism of his childhood in Luton in his memoir Greetings from Bury Park. As a film adaptation is released, he asks how much has really changedBoris Johnson was still a backbench Conservative MP and Donald Trump was a property developer and reality television star in the ...
15:00, 07/06/2019

| Trump urges Britain to go for no-deal Brexit Britain should go for a no-deal Brexit with the EU and refuse to pay the agreed $50 billion divorce bill, US President Donald Trump told the UK's The Sunday Telegraph newspaper on the eve of a visit to London....
11:51, 06/02/2019

Britain’s New Liberal Democrats Leader Could Be a Kingmaker Jo Swinson, a 39-year-old Scottish lawmaker, took over leadership of the adamantly anti-Brexit party that could play an influential role if an early election is held....
23:51, 07/22/2019

Huawei boss: Britain won't say no to us over 5G roll out Huawei's founder and chief executive has said Britain "won't say no to us" over the firm's involvement in the rollout of 5G mobile internet infrastructure....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Britain to apologize over leaked memos about Trump ​Britain on Monday said it will apologize to the White House after leaked confidential memos revealed its ambassador to the US described the Trump administration as “inept” and “dysfunctional.” ​”​Contact has been made with the Trump administration, setting out our view...
15:51, 07/08/2019

How Britain can help you get away with stealing millions: a five-step guide Dirty money needs laundering if it’s to be of any use – and the UK is the best place in the world to do it. By Oliver BulloughKleptocrats, fraudsters and crooks steal hundreds of billions of pounds, dollars and euros from the rest of us every year, but that gives them a problem: how can they stop th...
16:17, 07/05/2019

Photos reveal the debauchery of Britain's elites In the early 1980s, at secretive night-time events around Oxford University and in grand country homes in Kent, Surrey and Buckinghamshire, carefully selected guests would descend in gowns and tuxedos to drink, eat, flirt, dance, kiss, date, fight, show-off, gossip and then drink some more. Before t...
08:51, 07/05/2019

EU patiently follows Britain's Brexit debate: EU Commission The European Commission is following the debate in Britain about the country's planned exit from the European Union "closely and patiently", the EU executive's chief spokesman said on Wednesday....
13:17, 05/22/2019

| Top 6 contenders running to become Britain's prime minister The six contenders left in the race to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister are scrambling for votes in the second ballot of the 313 Conservative MPs....
19:17, 06/18/2019

| Britain's Johnson suffers first electoral setback as PM Boris Johnson suffered a setback in his first ballot box test as British prime minister after the Conservative candidate lost to a pro-EU rival in a by-election that slims his parliamentary majority to one....
19:51, 08/02/2019

Britain has first coal-free week in over a century Britain, the birth place of coal power, has gone seven days without electricity from coal-fired stations for the first time since its 19th century industrial revolution, the country's power grid operator said on Wednesday....
20:51, 05/08/2019

Britain's opioid crisis takes on US dimension Opioid addiction in Britain has spiraled to a dangerous level. Experts warn that the UK is approaching a crisis of US proportions. What's the government doing to tackle the problem? Charlotte Potts reports from London....
08:51, 05/19/2019

Baseball hasn’t taken off in Britain, despite deep roots there The arrival of the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox in London for Major League Baseball’s first games in Europe this weekend is being treated as a festival of Americana, but baseball may in fact have started in England....
02:17, 06/29/2019

Britain's PwC fined $5.8 million over audit of Redcentric Britain's accounting watchdog said on Thursday it had fined PwC 4.55 million pounds ($5.8 million) for failing to challenge management at IT services company Redcentric where a 20 million pound hole was later found in the books....
12:51, 06/13/2019

Boris Johnson is expected to be named Britain's next PM Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his "do or die" pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time....
12:34, 07/23/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is finally official, but only for EE customers in Britain We’ve known for months that UK carrier EE will be the first mobile operator in the world to launch OnePlus’s first 5G phone. And we’ve known it’ll all go down at some point in the second quarter of the year. Well, lo and behold, the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is already here — we...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday....
10:34, 07/11/2019

Britain Says It Will Escort All UK Vessels Through Hormuz Strait A British warship will accompany British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz to defend freedom of navigation, a change in policy after the government previously said it did not have the......
16:34, 07/25/2019

'Ready and willing' to do a Brexit deal, Britain tells EU Britain is "ready and willing" to do a deal to leave the European Union if Brussels renegotiates the agreement, a senior government source said on Tuesday, denying that a no-deal Brexit was Prime Minister Boris Johnson's central plan....
21:00, 08/06/2019

Want to inherit Britain’s Brexit mess? A lot of candidates do. The already-crowded race for 10 Downing Street is only days old, but it’s shaping up to be a wild, unpredictable and hugely consequential contest for a country caught in the purgatory of an E.U. exit that never seems to end....
05:00, 05/31/2019

The diary of Britain’s most prolific executioner is up for auction An execution diary kept by Britain's most famous hangman is up at auction for $31,600. Albert Pierrepoint is responsible for the deaths of around 600 people during his 25-year career as an executioner in the mid-20th Century....
23:51, 05/23/2019

How Britain's love affair with trains ran out of steam Britain has a love-hate relationship with its railways. The Victorians pioneered the country's modern rail system, which has inspired children's stories from Paddington Bear to Thomas the Tank Engine, and the beloved InterCity 125 train holds the world speed record for a passenger-carrying diesel....
19:34, 07/16/2019

Trump: We will no longer 'deal with' Britain's ambassador President Donald Trump said he will no longer "deal with" Britain's ambassador to the United States following a leak of documents revealed the diplomat had insulted the commander-in-chief and his administration....
13:34, 07/09/2019

How video games are reimagining Britain for the Brexit era From battles between 9th-century kingdoms to the British Empire colonising the solar system, virtual Britains are remaking historySince Theresa May invoked Article 50, there has been a mystifying surge in video games set in Britain. They come in all shapes and sizes, from Nintendo’s Pokémon Sword an...
16:34, 05/07/2019

China says Britain has no responsibility for Hong Kong China said on Monday that Britain had no responsibility for Hong Kong and was opposed to its gesticulating about the territory, on the anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule....
10:34, 07/01/2019

Britain's BBC gets green light to enhance iPlayer Britain's media regulator has given the BBC provisional permission to change its popular iPlayer on-demand platform from a 30-day catch-up service to one where programs are available for 12 months or longer....
15:51, 06/12/2019

UK's Johnson says Britain should plan for no-deal Brexit Britain should be prepared to walk out of the European Union without a deal if it is to negotiate a suitable exit agreement, British lawmaker and prime minister hopeful Boris Johnson said on Friday....
15:51, 05/24/2019

Britain's Stobart to name new chairman next week - Sky News British airport operator Stobart Group Ltd will name David Shearer, who is now chairman of equipment rental group Speedy Hire Plc, as its new chairman, Sky News reported on Saturday....
17:17, 05/11/2019

Huawei is a risk so Britain must change course on 5G, ex-MI6 spymaster says China's Huawei poses such a grave security risk to the United Kingdom that the government must reconsider its decision to give it a limited role in building 5G networks, a former head of Britain's MI6 foreign spy service said on Thursday....
13:17, 05/16/2019

Britain's richest man backs new sub two-hour marathon bid Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge will once again attempt to become the first athlete to break the two-hour marathon barrier in an event being staged in London later this year....
13:34, 05/06/2019

Timeline: Key dates for Britain's Brexit crisis Britain is due to appoint a new prime minister and attempt to renegotiate the terms of its Brexit deal, all before Oct. 31, when it is scheduled to leave the European Union....
16:00, 06/24/2019

Britain set to endure hottest-ever day in European heatwave Temperatures in Britain are set to reach their highest-ever levels on Thursday as northern Europe baked in a heatwave for the second time in a month....
15:17, 07/25/2019

EU and Britain condemn U.S. oil and nuclear sanctions on Iran The United States' allies in Europe have criticized its recent decisions to restrict oil trade with Iran and to limit the extension of waivers for nuclear non-proliferation projects....
19:51, 05/04/2019

Britain enters laser weapons race Britain announced that it seeks developers of laser- and radio frequency-guided weapons to shoot down drones and other enemy threats, joining a global race for the new type of weapons....
22:00, 07/11/2019

Britain's O2 to launch 5G mobile network in October Britain's O2 mobile phone network, owned by Spain's Telefonica, said on Thursday it would launch next generation 5G services in October, and will be live in 20 towns and cities by the end of the year and in 50 by next summer....
17:17, 07/25/2019

Britain Postpones Brexit Vote, Says Official The British government on Thursday postponed Theresa May's final Brexit showdown in parliament following an outcry over concessions that looked set to speed up the end of her tumultuous spell as......
21:00, 05/23/2019

Who is Boris Johnson, Britain's next prime minister? A penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and fanning the flames of euroskepticism: Meet the man who is set to become Britain's next leader. Paola Totaro reports from London....
14:51, 07/23/2019

Britain's Prince Charles: joyous to have another grandson Britain's Prince Charles, in Berlin on the first day of a trip to Germany, drew laughter and applause on Tuesday when he expressed delight at having become a grandfather to another baby....
03:00, 05/08/2019

Under wraps: Britain's most secretive engineering firm RML’s motorsport roots have been swapped for bespoke projects that it’s not allowed to shout about. We peek behind the curtain f you only read headlines, you could believe UK Automotive Manufacturing Plc’s entire business (still healthy despite the predictions of doom) was conducted entirely by ca...
09:17, 05/05/2019

Britain's New Prime Minister Will Be Announced On July 23 The winner of the contest to replace Theresa May as leader of Britain's ruling Conservatives and prime minister will be announced on July 23, the ruling party said Tuesday....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Boris Johnson gets boost in race to become Britain's new PM Boris Johnson got a boost in his campaign to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former rivals and EU supporter Matt Hancock backed him saying he was almost certain to win the contest....
16:34, 06/17/2019

Need quick medical advice in Britain? Ask Alexa Britain's state-run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments such as migraines and flu via the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, aiming to help more patients at home and cut down on costs....
17:00, 07/10/2019

Assessing Britain’s Heavyweight Pay-Per-View Pile-Up Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte all feature on Box Office this summer, but which of their three fights represents the best value for money? The post Assessing Britain’s Heavyweight Pay-Per-View Pile-Up appeared first on Boxing News....
19:34, 05/15/2019

EU tells Britain: There will be no renegotiation of Brexit deal The European Union will not renegotiate the Brexit deal that Prime Minister Theresa May agreed, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Tuesday, as concerns grew that a successor to May could trigger a confrontation with the bloc....
19:17, 05/28/2019

A third of wild bee and hoverfly species are in decline in Britain Concerns are rising about the loss of pollinators in Britain after analysis found that 33 per cent of bee and hoverfly species have declined since 1980...
00:34, 04/29/2019

A Latter-day Lawrence of Arabia Shakes Up Britain’s Tories Rory Stewart, a dark-horse candidate for prime minister, has hijacked the contest with a goofy internet campaign — and an eloquent plea for compromise....
16:51, 05/31/2019

Britain's Prince Harry says new baby is 'absolutely to die for' Britain's Prince Harry said his wife Meghan and new born son were doing well and described the baby as "absolutely to die for", speaking to media after the birth of the seventh in line to the British......
19:00, 05/06/2019

| Britain's US ambassador resigns after Trump spat Britain's ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch said he was resigning after drawing Donald Trump's ire for calling the US president "inept" in leaked confidential cables to London....
15:34, 07/10/2019

Ambition fulfilled for Boris Johnson. But what next for Britain? As he becomes PM, new Tory leader knows he has to unite his party – and deliver BrexitBoris Johnson will underline his determination to unite a fractured and demoralised Conservative party and deliver Brexit by 31 October as he achieves his long-cherished ambition of becoming Britain’s prime ministe...
06:51, 07/24/2019

How Brexit Broke Britain and Revealed a Country at War With Itself On a Friday evening in July 2012, 80,000 people gathered at the Olympic Stadium in East London to watch the opening ceremony of the 30th Olympiad. Some 27 million British people watched it on their televisions, and many more around the globe. Expectations were sky-high and tinged with skepticism. Ma...
15:51, 06/06/2019

Huawei hopes for Britain-like solution in New Zealand 5G bid China's Huawei Technologies said Britain's decision to allow the firm a restricted role in building parts of its next-generation telecoms network was the kind of solution it was hoping for in New Zealand, where it has been blocked from 5G plans....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Is the US nudging Britain into dangerous waters with Iran? The UK’s shipping looks vulnerable since it seized a tanker after a US requestA chain of events has been triggered that is increasingly exposing the UK diplomatically and militarily in the Gulf.The UK has put British shipping on maximum alert in the Gulf, just as the foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, ...
00:51, 07/12/2019

Former OU president seeks sit-down with university regents OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former University of Oklahoma President David Boren has asked for an opportunity to personally address the university’s regents about allegations of sexual misconduct made against him. Boren’s attorney Clark Brewster said Wednesday that the ex-president wants to spea...
22:34, 05/08/2019

Chinese Fugitive Seeks U.S. Limelight One of China’s most-wanted men has been running a Hollywood movie company, promoting a cryptocurrency venture with boxer Mike Tyson and on one occasion posing for a photo alongside President Trump....
00:00, 05/23/2019

Struggling BMW Seeks New CEO to Turn Around Fortunes The chief executive of BMW won’t seek a second term, forcing the German auto maker to seek new leadership as it contends with shrinking profits and fierce competition in the fast-growing market for electric cars....
06:01, 07/06/2019

Church Seeks Help Identifying 2 Burglars RICHMOND, Ky. (WBON) – A Richmond church is cleaning up after two burglars broke in early Saturday morning. The two individuals were captured on CCTV and they are hoping the public might recognize them. The break-in happened around 4 a.m. at the Real Life Community Church. The two subjects wer...
17:00, 06/25/2019

Wintershall Dea seeks European IPO in H2 2020 - CEO Newly created oil and gas group Wintershall DEA plans to hold an initial public offering in the second half of the next year, its chief executive told Reuters, in a deal that could become one of the largest European listings in 2020....
15:51, 06/11/2019

Mom seeks help for son with cancer so rare it has no name or cure A British woman says her young son is battling an aggressive cancer so rare even doctors have never seen it before — and she’s asking for help finding a cure. Helen Wright, 47, told The Mirror UK that experts at the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London have been stumped by the disease ...
03:34, 06/18/2019

Belarus Seeks to Distance Itself From Russia As rivalries among the world’s great powers intensify, this nation of 9.5 million people at the crossroads of Eurasia is turning into the newest arena of competition among Russia, the West and China....
13:17, 06/14/2019

Horse Seeks Justice In Court Maximum Security and his entourage of humans are not going to take his controversial Kentucky Derby disqualification lying down, even after those scoundrels down at the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission summarily denied the bay colt’s formal protest earlier this week. To a lesser horse, this would be...
03:51, 05/10/2019

Source: AB to report; seeks fan help for helmet Antonio Brown is expected to rejoin the Raiders on Tuesday, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter, one day after Brown lost a grievance against the NFL over wearing his old helmet....
17:51, 08/13/2019

Von der Leyen seeks to secure EU top job at parliament Outgoing German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen is seeking to woo enough legislators at the European Parliament to secure the job of European Commission President in a secret vote late Tuesday...
12:34, 07/16/2019

A Racist Seeks Redemption in Skin As racists go, traditional skinheads, with their shaved pates, thick-soled boots and swastika tattoos, seem almost old-fashioned. There’s a newly ascendant breed of white supremacists who often look like–and may in fact be–the clean-cut guy next door. The old-school skinheads are a...
22:17, 07/25/2019

Debenhams seeks £50m lifeline from lenders Debenhams is poised to seek more financial help to see it through to the crucial Christmas trading period just three months after investors were wiped out when the chain crashed into administration....
14:51, 07/18/2019

Trump tells Britain to 'walk away' if EU does not yield on Brexit U.S. President Donald Trump said Britain should refuse to pay a$50 billion European Union divorce bill and "walk away" from Brexit talks if Brussels does not give ground....
16:51, 06/02/2019

Brexit failures force Britain to participate in EU elections British officials said Tuesday there isn't enough time to ratify a deal to leave the European Union before the European Parliament elections later this month, meaning Britain will have to participate....
23:17, 05/07/2019

Britain will take part in European Parliament elections: minister Britain will have to take part in European Parliament elections on May 23 as there is not enough time left to get an exit deal ratified by parliament before then, Prime Minister Theresa May's de facto deputy said on Tuesday....
18:51, 05/07/2019

Tension rises between Britain and Iran over tit-for-tat tanker seizures DRAMATIC AUDIO, VIDEO: Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps has released video showing its seizure of the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero for allegedly “violating international maritime rules and regulations.”...
16:51, 07/22/2019

Watchdog demands answers as power cut causes chaos across Britain Energy regulators on Saturday demanded an urgent report from the operator of Britain's electricity grid into what caused a power cut that led to chaos across the country, with trains brought to a standstill and traffic lights knocked out....
11:17, 08/10/2019

'I'll make Britain great again', PM Johnson says, echoing Trump Boris Johnson promised on Thursday that Brexit would make Britain the greatest place on earth, echoing the patriotic rhetoric of U.S. President Donald Trump in his first speech to parliament as prime minister....
22:34, 07/25/2019

Britain's 'Big Four' grocers lose market share-Kantar Britain's "Big Four" supermarkets all lost market share in the 12 weeks to May 19, market research company Kantar said, as like-for-like sales flatlined at leader Tesco and fell at Sainsbury's, Asda and Morrisons....
10:17, 05/29/2019

Britain's PM hopefuls battle over Brexit in bad-tempered debate Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, rivals to become Britain's next prime minister, clashed over who could be most trusted on Brexit on Tuesday in a sometimes bad-natured television debate just two weeks before one will be crowned....
03:17, 07/10/2019

Promoted | The Ford Fiesta ST: Britain’s Best Affordable Driver’s Car With a powerful engine and a sophisticated chassis, Ford’s compact hatchback has outclassed its rivals to win this important Autocar Award The verdict is in. At the recent Autocar Awards, we named the new Ford Fiesta ST as Britain’s Best Affordable Driver’s Car. It’s a car that we’ve loved since we...
17:00, 06/20/2019

US Formally Asks Britain To Extradite Julian Assange The U.S. Justice Department has formally asked Britain to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face charges that he conspired to hack U.S. government computers and......
21:34, 06/11/2019

Britain's May offers "new deal" to try to break Brexit deadlock Prime Minister Theresa May set out on Tuesday a "new deal" for Britain's departure from the European Union, offering sweeteners to opposition parties in her fourth attempt to break an impasse in parliament over Brexit....
19:00, 05/21/2019

Where do Britain's candidates for prime minister stand on Huawei? U.S. President Donald Trump is visiting Britain this week on a state visit and is likely to urge the government to decide against allowing Chinese company Huawei to take part in its 5G telecoms infrastructure....
15:17, 06/03/2019

It's a boy! Meghan, wife of Britain's Prince Harry, gives birth Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex and wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, gave birth to a boy on Monday, the seventh-in-line to the throne and described by his proud father as "absolutely to die for"....
19:00, 05/06/2019

UK PM candidate Gove: Britain must leave the EU before holding election Britain must leave the European Union before holding another national election, Michael Gove, a candidate to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday, because there is the risk of a Labour government and no Brexit....
19:17, 05/28/2019

Britain's Big Four accountants could gain reprieve from audit reform Britain's business ministry will consult further on sweeping reforms of the audit market, it told Reuters, stopping short of legislation demanded by lawmakers....
19:51, 05/21/2019

Britain's national health service teams up with Amazon Britain's National Health Service is teaming up with Amazon to provide health information through the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, the government said https://www.gov.uk/government/news/nhs-health-information-available-through-amazon-s-alexa on Wednesday....
10:00, 07/10/2019

Britain's May tries to break Brexit deadlock with offer of 'new deal' Prime Minister Theresa May set out a "new deal" on Tuesday for Britain's departure from the European Union, offering sweeteners to parliament including the chance to vote on whether to hold a second referendum to try to break the impasse over Brexit....
01:00, 05/22/2019

Payments tech firm Nuvei to buy Britain's SafeCharge for $889 mln U.S. payments technology firm Nuvei Corp said it would buy SafeCharge International Group Ltd in an all-cash deal valued at $889 million to expand in the fast-growing electronic payments industry....
12:00, 05/22/2019

The Brexit divide: Britain's EU election earthquake – podcast A wave of support for populists and Greens has disrupted centrist parties across the EU. Daniel Boffey considers what it means for the bloc and Brexit. Plus: Julia Kollewe on the world’s first raspberry-picking robotNigel Farage’s Brexit party will be sending 29 MEPs to Brussels as, having come out ...
08:34, 05/28/2019

Germany welcomes Britain's Prince Charles and Camilla Prince Charles, heir to the British throne, has arrived in Germany on a four-day visit. Britain's royals are descendants of Germany's Saxe-Coburg-Gotha families. The prince is expected to speak of bonds that must endure....
18:00, 05/07/2019

Britain would hold 2020 U.N. climate talks in Glasgow The British government said on Friday it would hold United Nations' climate talks next year in Glasgow, Scotland, if its bid to host them is successful....
02:51, 08/10/2019

Irish PM concerned Britain set for 'terrible' Brexit miscalculation Ireland's prime minister warned British lawmakers on Tuesday against making "a terrible political miscalculation" of thinking their rejection of the Brexit divorce deal negotiated with the European Union means they will get a better one....
00:00, 06/12/2019

Meet Rose Garnett, the mastermind behind Britain’s best movies The head of BBC Films is worshipped by everyone from Rachel Weisz to Steve McQueen. How did an ex-heroin addict become the biggest hitmaker in British cinema?Once upon a time, movie moguls were cinema’s biggest mystery. Wreathed in cigar smoke and secrets, the puppet masters who ran the studios were...
16:51, 05/21/2019

US President Donald Trump to visit Britain in stasis In London, US President Donald Trump will be met with wide-scale protests and a febrile political climate. Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May issued the invitation before her time in office was genuinely numbered....
16:34, 06/02/2019

Donald Trump wades into Britain's Brexit crisis U.S. President Donald Trump arrives in Britain on Monday on a state visit laden with diplomatic peril, having already humiliated outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May over Brexit and challenged her to be tougher in dealing with China's Huawei....
14:51, 06/02/2019

Britain commits to goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday set a goal for the nation to reach net zero carbon emissions within about 30 years -- the first major economy in the world to set that kind of goal....
02:00, 06/13/2019

At 38.7 Celsius Last Week, Temperatures In Britain Hit Highest On Record Temperatures in Britain reached a record high of 38.7 degrees Celsius on July 25, the Met Office national weather service said on Monday, confirming a preliminary reading....
23:51, 07/29/2019

Britain Dealt Defeat at U.N. Over Its Control of Chagos Islands United Nations members voted 116 to 6 in support of a resolution demanding that Britain give Mauritius the Chagos Islands, home to an important American military base....
04:51, 05/23/2019

Turkish bee ordered to be destroyed evades authorities in Britain A Turkish bee that stowed away to Britain with a vacationing family was handed a death sentence by the government, but escaped before it could be carried out....
21:51, 08/01/2019

Britain set for first coal-power free week in over a century Britain, the birth place of coal power, is set to go seven days without electricity from coal-fired stations for the first time since its 19th century industrial revolution, the National Grid operator said on Wednesday....
14:00, 05/08/2019

WRAPUP-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday....
10:00, 07/11/2019

Chinese ambassador warns Britain over blocking Huawei - BBC China's ambassador to London warned the British government that if Huawei is blocked from developing 5G networks then it will hurt Chinese trade and investment relationship with the United Kingdom....
09:17, 06/13/2019

Britain's 10 hottest years all occurred since 2002: Met Office Britain's 10 hottest years on record have all occurred since 2002, in a sign of the effects of climate change, a report by the UK Met Office published on Wednesday shows....
02:51, 07/31/2019

Britain is at its most delicate political moment in years. Now here comes Trump. His long-delayed state visit collides with the nadir, at least so far, of Britain’s long and tortuous withdrawal from the European Union. “He’ll say dreadful things about Brexit that will upset at least half the British population,” a former British ambassador to NATO said....
03:51, 06/01/2019

WRAPUP 2-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday....
10:00, 07/11/2019

A new movie about 1980s Britain captures the America we are losing There's a scene in the new movie "Blinded by the Light" where British protesters harass and assault a Pakistani family on their way to a wedding. Their teenage son is nowhere to be found; he's off buying Springsteen tickets....
03:17, 08/13/2019

Britain's Serco buys U.S. defence supplier NSBU for $225 mln British outsourcer Serco will buy Alion's Naval Systems Business Unit (NSBU), a provider of ship and submarine engineering services to the U.S. Navy, for $225 million, Serco said on Thursday....
09:34, 05/23/2019

Britain's 'Love Island' Tries to Bring Its Frenzy to America CBS is betting a U.S. version of the British reality dating show can captivate viewers in America as it has in the U.K., where it has become a surprising stirrer of national debate....
18:00, 07/08/2019

Britain Doubles 2019 Budget As It Prepares To Leave EU Britain will provide an extra £2.1 billion ($2.6 billion, 2.3 billion euros) to prepare for leaving the European Union, with or without a deal, doubling its current 2019 budget, the government......
21:17, 08/01/2019

Iran says Britain might release Grace 1 oil tanker soon: IRNA Iran said on Tuesday that Britain might free its oil tanker Grace 1 soon, after some documents were exchanged that would help the seized ship's release....
12:17, 08/13/2019

It's not just Warren Buffett who's bullish on post-Brexit Britain A majority of wealthy U.K.-based investors see an economic upside for the U.K. despite uncertainty surrounding its withdrawal from the EU, according to a new quarterly survey by UBS....
20:17, 05/08/2019

Trump blasts Britain’s May, says she created a ‘mess’ with Brexit ​President Trump took aim at British Prime Minister Theresa May for her handling of Brexit, as well as the country’s ambassador to the US, who called the Trump administration “inept” and “dysfunctional.” “I have been very critical about the way the U.K. and Prime ...
01:00, 07/09/2019

Britain may not have made final decision on Huawei and 5G: Bolton says Britain may not have made a final decision on allowing China's Huawei a restricted role in building parts of its 5G network, U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton said on Thursday....
18:17, 05/30/2019

Britain’s seizure of Iranian oil tanker won’t go ‘unanswered,’ officer says A top Iranian military official on Tuesday said that Britain’s seizure of an Iranian oil tanker last week “based on fabricated excuses” will not be “unanswered,” reports said....
10:34, 07/09/2019

Britain tells Iran: release ship to 'come out of the dark' Britain told Iran on Monday that if it wants to "come of the dark" it must follow international rules and release a British-flagged oil tanker seized by its forces in the Gulf....
12:51, 07/29/2019

Trump Calls on Britain to ‘Walk Away’ if E.U. Does Not Concede to Its Demands President Trump subverted diplomatic norms in a newspaper interview, also suggesting that the far-right populist Nigel Farage be sent in to negotiate....
04:00, 06/02/2019

Break the cycle: Britain's oldest off-road club The Rough-Stuff Fellowship Archive relives a time when mangled wheels and treacherous mountaintops were no match for cycling enthusiastsOften described as the world’s oldest off-road cycling club, the Rough-Stuff Fellowship (RSF) was founded in 1955 by a group of hardy cyclists from northern England...
10:00, 06/13/2019

Sri Lanka raises stink over waste consignments from Britain Sri Lanka has ordered the return of 213 containers of waste from Britain after finding, plastic and biological waste including suspected human body parts in the shipments, government officials said on Thursday....
17:34, 07/25/2019

UK PM May regrets Britain will hold European elections - spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May regrets that Britain will hold European Parliament elections and is determined to find a way to get a Brexit deal through, her spokesman said on Wednesday....
18:51, 05/07/2019

UN demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to demand that Britain end its “colonial administration” of the Chagos Archipelago, which includes the U.S. air base on Diego Garcia. It says Britain should return the islands to Mauritius within six months. The 193...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Britain to send 250 troops to U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali Britain will deploy 250 troops to Mali to aid a United Nations peacekeeping mission protecting an unstable peace, the British government announced on Monday....
03:34, 07/23/2019

| Britain's unbeaten Yafai defends WBA superfly crown Britain's undefeated Khalid Yafa defends the World Boxing Association super-flyweight title for the fifth time when he faces Dominican Norbelto Jimenez...
10:00, 06/28/2019

Hundreds of thousands lose power in outage across Britain A temporary power grid failure caused large swaths of England and Wales to go dark Friday evening, prompting transportation hiccups during rush hour....
01:17, 08/11/2019

Britain delays decision on Huawei's role in 5G networks Britain on Monday postponed a decision on whether Huawei could participate in building next-generation 5G mobile networks until it had a clearer picture of the impact of U.S. measures taken against the Chinese company....
04:51, 07/23/2019

In change, Britain says it will escort all UK vessels through Hormuz Strait A British warship will accompany British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz to defend freedom of navigation, a change in policy after the government previously said it did not have the military resources to do so....
15:17, 07/25/2019

Five Facts About Priti Patel, Britain's New Interior Minister Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson named Priti Patel as interior minister, marking a political comeback for the former international development minister....
08:17, 07/25/2019

Britain's Boris Johnson Set For PM Job, Beset By Brexit Crisis Boris Johnson is set to win the race Tuesday to become Britain's next prime minister and use his brand of optimism and bluster to try to break the three-year Brexit impasse....
12:34, 07/23/2019

Archaeologists find ‘Britain’s Atlantis’ 8,000 years after it was ‘swallowed by the sea’ Britain’s very own ‘Atlantis’ has been found deep in the North Sea after scientists discovered what they believe to be two Stone Age settlements. Two stone artifacts that could be over 10,000 years old were recovered on the banks of a submerged ancient river – and this is the...
02:00, 06/13/2019

What would Thatcher have done? Pompeo warns Britain over China and Huawei U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attacked long-standing ally Britain over its attitude towards China and Huawei on Wednesday, saying it could impede Washington's sharing of intelligence with London....
18:51, 05/08/2019

| WATCH: Is Boris Johnson Britain's Donald Trump? Donald Trump backed Boris Johnson to be the UK's next prime minister, which looks very likely to happen. With their shock of blond hair and populist politics, the two men are often likened. So is this the start of a very "special relationship"?...
20:00, 07/19/2019

Britain to order ships with zero emission technology from 2025 Britain's government on Thursday said all new ships ordered from 2025 and aimed for its waters must be equipped with zero emission technology, as part of a new plan to cut maritime pollution....
14:34, 07/11/2019

U.S. President Trump meets Germany's Merkel in Britain U.S. President Donald Trump met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the English city of Portsmouth on Wednesday after marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
15:00, 06/05/2019

‘This is a wake-up call’: the villagers who could be Britain’s first climate refugees As sea levels rise, Fairbourne, sandwiched between mountains and the beach, is being returned to the waves. But where will its residents go?It is an almost perfect spring day. The sky is milky blue and there is barely a ripple on the mirror-flat expanse of Barmouth Bay. The sunshine is warm and the ...
16:00, 05/18/2019

President Trump, Unloved in Britain, Still Tries to Play Kingmaker As if in an episode of “The Apprentice,” Mr. Trump evaluated the candidates vying to replace Theresa May as prime minister, as the candidates themselves competed for his favor....
17:17, 06/05/2019

Tennis royalty hands down tips to Britain's Next-Gen royals Almost a century has passed since Prince Albert – later crowned King George VI – turned up in his pristine white trousers and collared shirt to compete in the men’s doubles at Wimbledon....
01:00, 07/05/2019

Britain to renationalize probation services after failed privatization The British government will renationalize the management of probation services in England and Wales five years after a heavily criticized program of privatization was deemed to have put members of the public at risk....
10:17, 05/16/2019

U.S.'s Bolton welcomes Britain's seizure of tanker with Iranian oil White House national security adviser John Bolton on Thursday welcomed Britain's seizure of an oil tanker loaded with Iranian oil bound for Syria, saying the United States and its allies will continue to prevent Syrian and Iranian governments "from profiting off this illicit trade."...
00:00, 07/05/2019

Britain warns Iran after attempted seizure of oil tanker ​Britain on Thursday urged Iran to “de-escalate” after ​armed military vessels tried to seize a BP-​operated oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz ​– backing off ​only ​after warnings from a British warship. “HMS Montrose was forced to position herself between the Iranian vessels and Britis...
16:34, 07/11/2019

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advances on Britain's top job Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advanced on the prize of Britain's top political job on Tuesday, winning 126 votes in the second round of a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May....
19:51, 06/18/2019

Autocar drives Britain's 'biggest, best and most bonkers race' C1 event was by far the biggest motor race ever held in Britain Take (almost) 100 identical Citroën C1 city cars and race all day and all of the night. We joined in You’d think that 100 racing cars – one for every 60 metres of track – would just make for one enormous traffic jam.  But if those ca...
08:34, 05/19/2019

Factbox: How will Britain's Conservative Party choose PM May's successor? British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will stand down once her Brexit deal with Brussels is approved by parliament and the government has said it hopes to do this by the time lawmakers break for the summer in late July....
18:17, 05/15/2019

Britain appoints Penny Mordaunt as new defense secretary Britain's government said on Wednesday Penny Mordaunt had been named defense secretary to replace Gavin Williamson, who was sacked over the leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei....
20:51, 05/01/2019

Britain to cut Huawei decision from telecoms review: sources Britain plans to publish the results of a long-awaited telecoms supply chain review next week without a decision on the use of equipment made by China's Huawei in future 5G networks, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
17:17, 07/19/2019

July car sales in Britain fall to lowest since 2012 New car registrations decline by 4.1% amid Brexit uncertainty and diesel slumpThe British car market declined for a fifth consecutive month to deliver the weakest July sales in seven years, as the industry struggles with Brexit uncertainty and the backlash against diesel.New car registrations fell b...
17:34, 08/05/2019

Britain to cut Huawei decision from telecoms review -sources Britain plans to publish the results of a long-awaited telecoms supply chain review next week without a decision on the use of equipment made by China's Huawei in future 5G networks, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
16:00, 07/19/2019

Codebreaker Alan Turing Will Be on Britain’s New 50-Pound Currency LONDON — Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain’s new 50 pound note, the Bank of England announced Monday. Governor Mark Carney said Turing, who did ground-breaking work on computers and artificial intelligence, was “a giant on whose sh...
19:51, 07/15/2019

Merkel: Britain will remain partner even if it is no longer EU member German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Britain would remain a partner even if it is no longer a member of the European Union in future, adding that work with British Prime Minister Theresa May's successor would depend on how he approaches the European Commission....
14:00, 07/19/2019

Britain and Sweden agree to co-operate on fighter plans Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat co-operation and opened the door to other potential partners in a move that could see the Scandinavian country join a planned next-generation UK fighter project....
13:34, 07/19/2019

Criticizing populism, Britain's May has Brexit advice for successor Prime Minister Theresa May launched a broadside against populism on Wednesday, using a valedictory speech to encourage her successor to embrace compromise to secure Britain's exit from the European Union....
21:17, 07/17/2019

Britain's health service is not for sale, says defacto deputy PM Britain's defacto deputy prime minister, David Lidington, said on Wednesday the country's public health service would not be put "up for sale" in any trade negotiations with the United States after Brexit....
04:00, 06/06/2019

Britain says deployment of warship to Gulf is to protect its interests Britain is sending its HMS Kent warship to the Gulf to protect its interests and ensure freedom of navigation after tensions with Iran, the Ministry of Defense (Mo) said on Wednesday, after earlier saying that the mission was routine....
21:17, 07/17/2019

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, Britain said on Thursday....
19:51, 07/11/2019

German sci-fi fans lap up dystopian tales of Brexit Britain Novelists compete with reality to describe how life in the UK could be about to changeThe scene is Europe, about 40 years from now. Climate change has turned the Netherlands into a swamp and Portugal into an economic powerhouse, thanks to wave-energy plants paid for by wealthy Brazilian investors.Ac...
21:34, 06/30/2019

Britain's Brexit talks collapse as May's premiership crumbles Britain's tumultuous divorce from the European Union was again in disarray on Friday after the opposition Labour Party declared last-ditch talks dead due to Prime Minister Theresa May's crumbling government....
21:00, 05/17/2019

Cross-party Brexit talks break down in Britain LONDON (AP) — Cross-party talks in Britain aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal have broken down without agreement. Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn says the talks with Prime Minister Theresa May’s government have “gone as far as they can.” The two sides have held...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Britain's May to agree departure after latest Brexit deal bid British Prime Minister Theresa May will set out a timetable for her departure in early June after the latest attempt to get her Brexit deal approved by parliament, the chairman of a powerful Conservative committee said on Thursday....
02:34, 05/17/2019

James Ruppert: Why Britain's motoring market is so diverse Just £2000 will net you a lovely Skoda Fabia from 2007 Who? What? Where? Buy? A survey offers a revealing insight into how we’re buying cars What motivates you to buy, how do you do it and how do you finance the whole thing? I’m always interested to find out – and, luckily, you’re always prepared...
08:51, 06/18/2019

Britain's TSB bank cutting 124 jobs in reorganisation -union British lender TSB is cutting 124 jobs as part of a restructuring at its head office, according to an email sent to bank staff by its employee union seen by Reuters on Thursday....
15:51, 06/06/2019

Tina Brown: How Britain Lost the Plot Over Brexit When did Britain go out of its mind? As a transplant from London to New York, I’m often asked that question. Americans, watching the D-Day anniversary this week, find it hard to understand how the British ruling class so profoundly lost the plot since the 2016 vote to say FU to the E.U. Given ...
15:51, 06/06/2019

Britain's May should set resignation date next week: senior lawmaker British Prime Minister Theresa May should set a date for her departure next week when she meets leaders of an influential group of Conservative lawmakers to address her future, the group's chairman said on Saturday....
17:17, 05/11/2019

Britain to send third warship to Gulf: Times reporter Britain will send a third warship and a navy tanker to the Persian Gulf but the move is not related to Iran crisis, a reporter at Britain's Times newspaper reported....
17:51, 07/16/2019

Britain concerned by U.S.-China trade tensions: UK PM's spokeswoman Britain is concerned by the escalating tariff tensions between the United States and China and believes no one benefits from a trade war, a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday....
14:34, 05/10/2019

Iran slams Britain for seizing tanker off Gibraltar A report by the Iranian government Wednesday said Britain violated international law this month when it captured the Grace 1 oil tanker, which was taken in international waters off the coast of Gibraltar....
19:00, 07/17/2019

Vodafone launches 5G in Britain with unlimited data plans Vodafone switched on its 5G network in seven British cities on Wednesday, aiming to set itself apart in its home market from rival EE by offering unlimited data plans that include the high-speed service at no premium....
20:17, 07/03/2019

Britain provisionally approves PayPal-iZettle deal Britain's competition watchdog on Tuesday provisionally cleared PayPal Holdings Inc's $2.2 billion takeover of Swedish fintech startup iZettle , saying the deal did not raise competition concerns....
13:51, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Huawei is a risk so Britain must change course on 5G, ex-MI6 spymaster says China's Huawei poses such a grave security risk to the United Kingdom that the government must reconsider its decision to give it a limited role in building 5G networks, a former head of Britain's MI6 foreign spy service said on Thursday....
13:17, 05/16/2019

What caused Britain’s national nervous breakdown? | Tim Lott Between 2000 and the 2008 financial crash, tech’s brave new world unleashed changes that were meant to make us happierWhen did our country lose grip of its senses? Some will argue that we never had any in the first place, but others find a sharp contrast between the edgy, neurotic, angry, irrational...
09:00, 07/16/2019

Asked about Huawei sanctions, Britain says still reviewing 5G policy The British government is reviewing its policy on 5G and will make an announcement when ready, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Thursday when asked whether U.S. sanctions had persuaded the government to reconsider its strategy....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Britain's new prime minister should take up position on July 24: spokesman Britain's new prime minister should take up his position on the afternoon of July 24, a spokesman for Theresa May said on Tuesday, fleshing out a succession triggered by her resignation after failing to get her Brexit deal approved by parliament....
17:51, 06/25/2019

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into force. From Friday, advertisements must not include “gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense.” Examples includ...
00:34, 06/15/2019

EU must change its negotiating terms for Brexit, says Britain's Barclay The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, must go back to the bloc's leaders to change the terms of the talks because Britain's parliament will not accept the current deal, British Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Sunday....
18:17, 08/04/2019

Britain downplays Huawei threat to U.S. intelligence sharing Britain would never take a decision on Huawei and 5G that would threaten its intelligence sharing alliance with the United States but it also does not want a new Cold War with China, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Tuesday....
17:51, 05/14/2019

| Britain urges Iran to free seized tanker Britain has urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a UK-flagged ship it said had been illegally seized in Omani waters in an "utterly unacceptable" gambit....
11:34, 07/21/2019

As Britain's PM, Johnson vows to launch review of 'sin taxes' Boris Johnson, frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, will launch a review into the so-called sin taxes on products high in salt, fat and sugar if he wins the contest for leader, he will say on Wednesday....
01:51, 07/03/2019

Dad says he will kill Britain’s worst female pedophile after her release A raging dad who fears his daughter was abused by Britain's worst female pedophile revealed he will kill her if he sees her after her shocking jail release....
00:34, 07/13/2019

Britain has not made a decision on Huawei in 5G: security minister Britain has not made a final decision on whether to use technology from China's Huawei in its 5G network, security minister Ben Wallace said on Tuesday....
09:34, 06/04/2019

Britain No Longer Has Any Responsibility For Hong Kong, Says China Britain no longer has any responsibility for Hong Kong and needs to stop "gesticulating" about its former colony, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after the British government reiterated its......
17:00, 07/01/2019

Britain will fail without coal – archive, 5 June 1956 5 June 1956: Investment in coal mining should be carried out on a massive scale argues the Organisation for European Economic Co-operation The OEEC has delighted Mr Aubrey Jones, the Minister of Fuel and Power, with its report on the future of fuel supplies in Europe (summarised on page 4). The mai...
06:34, 06/05/2019

Britain Must Leave EU By October 31 Or Pay The Price: Boris Johnson Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, repeated his pledge on Tuesday that he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by October 31, saying otherwise the......
09:00, 06/19/2019

Britain says Iran must stop and reverse its nuclear activities Iran has broken the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal and must immediately stop and reverse its activities, a spokesman for Britain's Foreign Office said on Sunday....
19:00, 07/07/2019

Britain went a whole week without coal power for the first time since 1882 For the first time since the late 19th century, Britain has gone for an entire week without using coal-generated electricity. The National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO), which which runs the network in England, Scotland and Wales, confirmed that on May 8 that Great Britain has not used...
18:34, 05/10/2019

Britain's May to launch new push on her Brexit deal next month British Prime Minister Theresa May will launch another push next month to approve Britain's exit from the European Union before the summer break, setting a new deadline for her Brexit plan and a potential timetable for her own departure....
05:34, 05/15/2019

Let's deepen economic ties, Britain's May tells Trump British Prime Minister Theresa May will call on U.S. President Donald Trump to deepen transatlantic economic cooperation on Tuesday, saying a bilateral trade deal could make their partnership "greater still"....
02:34, 06/04/2019

Britain says U.S. action will play a role in Huawei decision Britain cannot disregard U.S. restrictions on China's Huawei in deciding whether the equipment maker can participate in the roll-out of next generation 5G networks, British digital minister Jeremy Wright said on Thursday....
16:00, 06/13/2019

The EU's Islamophobia is getting worse – Britain must fight this from within | Yasmin Qureshi The EU abets Aung San Suu Kyi and Viktor Orbán, while also failing to challenge China’s abuse of its Muslim populations The European elections last month were widely seen as a test of the EU’s resilience. Many were relieved that far-right parties did not do as well as feared. However, nationalism is...
14:34, 06/17/2019

Britain considering options to respond to Iran's seizure of tanker Britain is looking into a series of options to respond to Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker, junior defense minister Tobias Ellwood said on Sunday when asked whether London was considering putting sanctions on Tehran....
13:00, 07/21/2019

Britain Wants Accountability Over Jamal Khashoggi Murder: PM Theresa May Britain wants to see accountability for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and Saudi Arabia should investigate the death thoroughly and in a way that adheres to international laws, Prime......
16:51, 06/26/2019

Iran tanker detention by Britain was threatening act, minister says Britain's detention of an Iranian tanker last week was a threatening and incorrect action, Iran's Defence Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday in a speech broadcast live on state television....
08:00, 07/08/2019

| Britain's Kate darts out to the cheap seats at Wimbledon Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, left the plush confines of the Royal Box at Wimbledon on Tuesday to watch a British wildcard competing on the lowly outside courts....
17:17, 07/02/2019

McIlroy chooses Ireland over Britain for Olympic golf Rory McIlroy is "most likely" to play next year's Olympic golf in Tokyo and would represent Ireland rather than Britain, the Northern Irishman said on Tuesday....
01:51, 05/15/2019

Britain’s May fires defense secretary after Huawei leak Prime Minister Theresa May said she had “compelling evidence” of the unauthorized disclosure. The man she pushed out, Gavin Williamson, denied he was the leaker....
02:17, 05/02/2019

Boeing to provide logistics for Britain's P-8A Poseidon in $23M deal Boeing was awarded a $23.3 million contract for logistics support on P-8A Poseidon aircraft sold to Britain's military, the U.S. Defense Department said....
21:00, 07/12/2019

Britain’s next prime minister could make Brexit worse Theresa May spent two years trying to work out how Britain should leave the European Union, and it remains unclear whether any of the candidates vying to replace her have a real plan to deal with Brexit....
19:00, 06/11/2019

This Death Star presidency is no ally for modern Britain The Kim Darroch affair is final proof that Trump’s America is increasingly at odds with the UK’s multicultural, democratic values and national interestKim Darroch is but the latest victim of Donald Trump’s Death Star presidency, which collides at random with people and countries, sparking destructio...
20:51, 07/13/2019

Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block ship in Gulf The British navy says it has prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from impeding the passage of a British commercial ship in the Strait of Hormuz, a day after Iran’s president warned of repercussions for the seizure of its own supertanker...
10:34, 07/11/2019

Britain says three Iranian boats tried to block its ship in Gulf Three Iranian vessels attempted to block the passage of a ship, the British Heritage, through the Strait of Hormuz, but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday....
10:34, 07/11/2019

Iran: Suspect sentenced to 10 years for spying for Britain TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’ judiciary says an Iranian national has been sentenced to 10 years on charges of spying for Britain. Monday’s report by the semi-official ISNA news agency quoted the spokesman of the judiciary, Gholamhossein Esmaili, as saying the suspect worked for the British C...
14:34, 05/13/2019

Trump says Britain's Johnson would do 'great job' as prime minister U.S. President Trump said on Friday he was looking forward to working with Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, and believes Johnson will work out Brexit....
23:00, 07/19/2019

Britain's Jeremy Kyle Show taken off the air after death of guest British broadcaster ITV has suspended "The Jeremy Kyle Show" and launched a review of the long-running program after a guest died shortly after taping an episode....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Iran sentences woman to 10 years for ‘spying’ for Britain Iran sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years prison for spying for Britain, as tension rises between Tehran and some Western countries over its nuclear and missile programs....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Britain’s ‘Knifefree’ Fried Chicken Leaves a Bad Taste for Some Some British fried chicken outlets will offer boxes with warnings about knife crime, a hot-button political issue. Critics called the campaign wasteful and offensive....
02:34, 08/16/2019

Britain must get to bottom of Huawei leak: UK finance minister Britain must get to the bottom of the leak of confidential discussions during a top-level security meeting about the role of China's Huawei Technologies in 5G network supply chains, British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Friday....
21:00, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Britain's Southern Water to pay 126 mln stg for operational failures Britain's Southern Water on Tuesday apologised to its customers and agreed to pay 126 million pounds ($160.71 million) in fines and payments for operational failures at its sewage treatment plants and misreporting performance....
09:34, 06/25/2019

Britain may release tanker if Iran 'guarantees' oil isn't going to Syria The British foreign secretary said the Iranian tanker detailed near Gibraltar could be released in exchange for a guarantee that the oil would not be taken to Syria....
08:17, 07/14/2019

Brexit, 10,000 BC: The untold story of how Britain first left Europe Megafloods, broken backstops and retreating ice sheets combine in a geological epic: the dramatic story of Britain's protracted original exit from Europe...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Britain’s hedgehog population has fallen 66 per cent in 20 years Britain only has 58 wild mammal species to start with, and many have declined sharply in number since 1995 – with hedgehogs suffering a particularly severe fall...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Britain warns of consequences if Iran does not return ships British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Friday there would be consequences if Iran did not return control of ships seized in the Strait of Hormuz, Sky News reported....
02:34, 07/20/2019

Thumbs Down Guy seeks help with medical bills after nearly dying Gary Dunaier, more famously known as the Thumbs Down Guy, racked up more than $30,000 in bills after a recent medical mishap.       ...
09:34, 06/27/2019

Japan seeks Swiss help in Ghosn investigation Japan's request for legal assistance in the Ghosn probe is being processed by the Zurich public prosecutor's office, which will not conduct its own investigation....
18:51, 07/30/2019

European-led group seeks to help end Venezuelan crisis A mostly European group of nations says it will send a high-level delegation to Venezuela in the coming days to propose solutions to that country’s protracted crisis...
00:17, 05/08/2019

Woman seeks custody of dog she shared with ex-boyfriend AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A custody battle in Maine between a woman and her former boyfriend focuses not on a child but on a dog. An attorney for the woman argued Tuesday before the Maine Supreme Judicial Court that she should be the sole owner of the boxer-lab mix named Honey and that there should be a...
22:51, 05/14/2019

NASA seeks funds for return to Moon NASA unveiled plans to accelerate human exploration of the moon, including a requested $1.6 billion budget increase for 2020, larger spending boosts proposed for later years and enhanced commercial opportunities for rocket and spacecraft suppliers....
16:00, 05/14/2019

Halfway into '19, industry seeks first sales gain If the forecasts are right, this will be the second time in three years that the U.S. industry fails to record a single monthly increase from January through June....
06:34, 07/01/2019

Brompton seeks new chair for expansion ride Britain's biggest folding bicycle-maker is hunting a heavyweight chairman to take the saddle as it seeks to double in size during the next five years....
15:34, 05/13/2019

Pompeo seeks 'global coalition' against Iran US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making surprise visits to Saudi Arabia and the UAE to ensure they are "strategically aligned" on Iran. It comes amid escalating tensions after Iran shot down a US drone....
04:17, 06/24/2019

TalkTalk 'seeks' £1bn funding for fibre venture TalkTalk will reportedly seek £1 billion from investors in order to fund plans to build a fibre to the premise (FTTP) network serving as many as three million homes and businesses in urban areas.The company has created a new entity called FibreNation to build and manage the network, which it is...
15:17, 04/29/2019

Pakistan Seeks Help From WHO To Probe HIV Outbreak: Report The Pakistan government has sought the help of the World Health organisation (WHO) to probe the recent outbreak of HIV in the country's Sindh province, that has till now affected over 600 people,......
20:00, 05/28/2019

Venezuela: Guaido seeks talks with US military Self-declared President Juan Guaido is to step up pressure on the US military to help solve the country's political crisis. The opposition leader has spent months trying to oust Nicolas Maduro from the crisis-hit nation....
00:51, 05/12/2019

New Appalachian Leadership Program Seeks Applicants FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says applications are being accepted for a new leadership initiative that focuses on helping young professionals in the state’s Appalachian region. Bevin says the Appalachian Regional Commission approved a $500,000 grant for the Leadership Kentuck...
17:00, 06/10/2019

Mozambique seeks $3.2 billion to recover from cyclones Mozambique says it needs $3.2 billion to recover from a pair of tropical cyclones that ripped into the southern African nation this year and killed more than 600 people....
11:17, 05/30/2019

TPD seeks man who allegedly cashed in stolen check TUCSON – A man is wanted by Tucson Police Department after he allegedly cashed a stolen check that belonged to an elderly person, TPD announced Monday afternoon. According to TPD, the suspect also reportedly attempted to cash a second stolen check. Anyone with information is advised to call 88...
17:34, 08/20/2019

Chelsea Manning says she’ll never testify, seeks release ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning is offering a new legal argument in her effort to be released from a Virginia jail. Manning has been jailed in Alexandria for two months for refusing to testify to a grand jury investigating the website Wikileaks. She appealed h...
18:17, 05/07/2019

UPS Seeks Authority for Commercial Drone Flights The parcel carrier said it had applied to the Federal Aviation Administration for certification of drone flights through the company’s recently formed subsidiary called UPS Flight Forward....
01:34, 07/24/2019

Capital markets: Nepal seeks the right rating Chaos and upheaval in Nepal have given way to growth and stability, and investors have taken note. Capital is flowing in from India and China, while the government pushes ahead with securing its inaugural credit rating, but can the good times last?...
13:51, 06/28/2019

Greek PM seeks Turkey condemnation by EU leaders ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is urging European Union leaders to condemn Turkey over its actions in a natural gas drilling dispute in the Eastern Mediterranean. In a statement Tuesday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said EU leaders should “unambiguously condemn the illegal actions of TurkeyR...
15:17, 06/18/2019

Trump seeks GOP flip-floppers to reshape Fed The president has one key quality in mind in filling out the central bank: a willingness to cut interest rates in a strong economy, violating years of GOP orthodoxy....
12:00, 07/08/2019

U.S. seeks $12.7 billion from ‘El Chapo’ — the value of all the drugs he trafficked The sum represents the total amount of cocaine, marijuana and heroin that a jury found Guzman to have trafficked, multiplied by the average prices of those drugs, according to a filing by prosecutors in Brooklyn federal court....
12:18, 07/06/2019

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW in Tenn. The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began on Wednesday and polls close late Friday....
05:34, 06/14/2019

FCA seeks $160M in tax incentives for Detroit plants Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is seeking up to $160 million in taxpayer incentives to partially subsidize a planned $2.5 billion investment in two Detroit assembly plants....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Lawsuit seeks to block Georgia abortion law A new federal lawsuit filed in Atlanta seeks to block a Georgia law that bans most abortions, saying it's unconstitutional. (June 28)        ...
23:00, 06/28/2019

Iran "Never Seeks War" With US Says President Rouhani: Report Iran "never seeks war" with the United States, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday amid a spike in tensions between the two countries. Emmanuel Macron...
09:34, 06/26/2019

Tesla seeks to raise up to $2.3bn as losses stack up Tesla is seeking to raise up to $2.3bn (£1.8bn) after chief executive Elon Musk hinted it may have to go to the capital markets to aid its future plans....
19:51, 05/02/2019

Ohio State seeks to trademark the word 'The' Ohio State has previously trademarked the names and likenesses of football coaches Woody Hayes and Urban Meyer as well as phrases like Script Ohio and The Shoe....
18:00, 08/14/2019

Distracted Zverev seeks to rediscover spark On the court Alexander Zverev has proved adept at shouldering the expectation heaped on him since his early teens, but off it the job of handling the business side of his tennis career is proving a more onerous task....
10:00, 05/22/2019

BMW seeks new CEO after Krueger announces 2020 retirement BMW will seek to appoint a chief executive later this month after Harald Krueger said he did not want to extend his contract, pre-empting deliberations about whether to give him another five-year term at the helm....
13:51, 07/05/2019

U.S. seeks seizure of Iranian oil tanker in new escalation The newly issued warrant marks the first attempt by the United States to seize a ship since President Trump walked away from the international deal over Iran’s nuclear program and imposed tough new sanctions....
06:51, 08/18/2019

AstraZeneca seeks formula to discover next chair AstraZeneca (AZ), the FTSE-100 pharmaceuticals group, is preparing a search for the successor to the chairman who helped it fend off Pfizer's £69bn takeover bid five years ago....
22:00, 06/03/2019

Israel seeks Swiss help in overseas tax crackdown Israel's finance ministry has sought help from Switzerland in identifying Israelis it believes have undeclared assets at Union Bancaire Privee (UBP) and Bank Julius Baer, Swiss government documents show....
19:17, 06/26/2019

| Agent seeks quick fix for 'respectful' Pogba Paul Pogba's agent hopes that a breakthrough in negotiations that benefits "all parties" will soon be made regarding the Manchester United midfielder's future....
16:34, 07/09/2019

FTD, Founded 100 Years Before Swipe Right, Seeks Bankruptcy DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (AP) — The century old flower company FTD is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection following a rough Valentine’s Day and will break the business into pieces. Originally called the Florists Telegraph Delivery Association, FTD has failed to turn a profit in four years. ...
19:34, 06/03/2019

Venezuela Crisis: Opposition Seeks Traction on Day Two Venezuelans prepared for a second day of demonstrations as opposition leader Juan Guaidó looked to ramp up pressure and spur more members of the military to help drive President Nicolás Maduro’s embattled regime from power....
17:34, 05/01/2019

What Confrontation? Mexico Seeks a Compromise With Trump President López Obrador said he wanted to avoid a fight with President Trump over his threats to impose tariffs unless Mexico cracked down on migrants....
19:34, 05/31/2019

Botswana seeks to overturn ruling that legalized gay sex Botswana's government will appeal a high court ruling that decriminalized homosexuality, potentially resuscitating a law that punished gay sex by up to seven years in prison....
13:01, 07/06/2019

US seeks $12.7 billion from drug lord 'El Chapo' Citing years of narcotics trafficking, US prosecutors have called for "El Chapo" to forfeit billions in drug money. But his lawyer dismissed the request, saying "the government has never located or identified a penny."...
20:17, 07/06/2019

U.S. Steel Seeks to Make More With Fewer Furnaces Falling steel prices are adding pressure to U.S. Steel’s plan to get better performance from its mills by making overdue repairs and equipment upgrades....
22:52, 06/25/2019

Britain warns of Iran-U.S. conflict, Pompeo meets Europeans Iran and the United States could trigger a conflict by accident in an already unstable Gulf region, Britain's foreign minister said on Monday, as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks in Brussels with the main European powers on the crisis....
18:51, 05/13/2019

Britain's Boris Johnson Suffers First Leadership Blow In By-Election Britain's Boris Johnson lost his first test as prime minister on Friday after his candidate was edged out by a pro-EU rival in a by-election that slims his parliamentary majority to one....
17:51, 08/02/2019

Britain passes one week without coal power for first time since 1882 Landmark follows government pledge to phase out electricity from coal by 2025Britain has gone a week without using coal to generate electricity for the first time since Queen Victoria was on the throne, in a landmark moment in the transition away from the heavily polluting fuel.The last coal generat...
23:34, 05/08/2019

Britain's Queen Elizabeth tours Chelsea Flower Show Britain's Queen Elizabeth visited the Chelsea Flower Show on Monday, touring gardens including one designed by the Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of her grandson Prince William....
22:34, 05/20/2019

Iran sentences woman to 10 years in prison for spying for Britain LONDON — Iran said on Monday it had sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years prison for spying for Britain, as tension rises between Tehran and some Western countries over its nuclear and missile programs. “An Iranian who was in charge of Iran desk in the British Council and was cooperating with...
19:51, 05/13/2019

Royal Ascot: Tracking Britain's most famous family at the races Royal Ascot has long been a terrific place for spotting celebrities. During Hollywood's Golden Age, Elizabeth Taylor, Rita Hayworth and Sophia Loren traveled to Berkshire, England, for the horse races, and in recent years, Helen Mirren, Eddie Redmayne, and Mo Farah have done the same....
08:00, 06/19/2019

Name guessing game begins as Britain delights in birth of another royal boy The royal couple are due to show off their son to the world's media and announce his name on Wednesday. It is not known whether the child will be given a royal title but it is highly likely....
20:51, 05/07/2019

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party in the lead in EU election in Britain Nigel Farage's Brexit Party was set to storm to victory in a European election, riding a wave of anger at the failure of Prime Minister Theresa May to take Britain out of the European Union, early results showed....
01:00, 05/27/2019

Look beyond Brexit, Britain's Labour asks voters in European election Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urged Britain on Thursday to look beyond Brexit and vote for his opposition party's fight against austerity at this month's European election, a poll he blamed on the government's "complete failure" to leave the European Union....
17:51, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Britain calls on Iran to abide by nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – The Latest on U.S.-Iran tensions (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Britain is warning Iran to “immediately stop and reverse all activities” violating the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. The British Foreign Office issued its warning Sunday, after Tehran’s ...
22:34, 07/07/2019

Britain needs more nuclear power, electric chargers for climate goal - CBI Britain needs more nuclear power plants, electric vehicle charging sites and carbon capture and storage projects to meet its new climate target, the Confederation of British Industry said on Friday....
02:34, 06/28/2019

Trump administration 'uniquely dysfunctional', says Britain's ambassador to U.S.: newspaper Britain's ambassador to the United States described President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional", "clumsy" and "inept", the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported, citing a series of confidential memos....
12:34, 07/07/2019

Britain's Hunt says pursuing no-deal Brexit would be "political suicide" Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said it would be "political suicide" for Britain to pursue a no-deal Brexit, becoming the most senior figure vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May to rule it out and drawing a battle line with rival contenders....
14:17, 05/28/2019

Britain's Hunt says 'political suicide' to pursue no-deal Brexit Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said it would be "political suicide" for Britain to pursue a no-deal Brexit, becoming the most senior figure vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May to rule it out and drawing a battle line with rival contenders....
13:00, 05/28/2019

Tobacco smugglers who fled Britain are jailed after two-year hunt Three tobacco smugglers who fled Britain while on bail for evading duty on 2.1 million cigarettes have been jailed after a two-year hunt traced them to Poland....
12:00, 05/28/2019

Children across Britain attempt egg and spoon race world record Families gathered in 51 locations across Britain to attempt a Guinness World Record for the largest amount of people participating in an egg and spoon race....
00:17, 07/28/2019

Britain's Kate views Bletchley Park codebreaker exhibit for D-Day Kate, Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, traveled on Tuesday to the old home of Britain's World War Two codebreakers - and where her own grandmother worked, visiting an exhibition marking the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy....
20:34, 05/14/2019

Must Farm: Britain's Pompeii Reveals Burning Bronze Age Secrets Dubbed ‘Britain’s Pompeii,’ Must Farm is an amazingly well-preserved Bronze Age site in Cambridgeshire, England. The 3,000-year-old site has made international archaeology news headlines time and again for fantastic discoveries. Tools, housing, and even vitrified food have all been impeccably preser...
15:17, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Britain says U.S. action will play a role in Huawei decision Britain cannot disregard U.S. restrictions on China's Huawei in deciding whether the equipment maker can participate in the roll-out of next generation 5G networks, British digital minister Jeremy Wright said on Thursday....
15:51, 06/13/2019

Britain's Hunt says pursuing no-deal Brexit 'political suicide' British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said it would be "political suicide" to pursue a no-deal Brexit through a general election, adding he would look for more time to secure a new Brexit deal if he replaced Prime Minister Theresa May....
09:51, 05/28/2019

Britain tells China to honor Hong Kong freedoms Britain told China to honor its commitments to protect freedoms in Hong Kong on Tuesday, after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters in the former British colony....
17:51, 07/02/2019

U.S. President Trump lauds meeting with Britain's "Prince of Whales" U.S. President Donald Trump lauded his own diplomacy on Thursday with royalty and foreign leaders, but mistakenly cast the heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, as the "Prince of Whales"....
17:34, 06/13/2019

Britain risks heading to US levels of inequality, warns top economist Sir Angus Deaton says UK is at risk of extreme inequality in pay, wealth and healthRising inequality in Britain risks putting the country on the same path as the US to become one of the most unequal nations on earth, according to a Nobel-prize winning economist. Sir Angus Deaton is leading a landmar...
04:17, 05/14/2019

Scouts march back into Britain's inner cities as membership soars Exclusive: Movement creates 1,280 new groups to boost numbers in deprived areasCubs and scouts are marching back into inner cities and have formed 1,280 new packs, troops and colonies in the most deprived parts of Britain over the past five years.The 112-year-old Scout movement has boosted membershi...
05:34, 05/15/2019

Boris Johnson’s talk of ‘global Britain’ is about to look even more ridiculous | Guy Verhofstadt While the favourite to be Britain’s next prime minister feeds his public disinformation, the EU is homing in on a huge trade dealThree years after the United Kingdom’s Brexit referendum, the UK is no closer to figuring out how to leave the European Union – and what comes next – than it was when the ...
22:34, 06/27/2019

Assuming EU will not budge, Britain ramps up preparations for no-deal Brexit The British government is working on the assumption that the European Union will not renegotiate its Brexit deal and is ramping up preparations to leave the bloc on Oct. 31 without an agreement, senior ministers said on Sunday....
20:17, 07/28/2019

Payments tech firm Nuvei to buy Britain's SafeCharge for $889 million U.S. payments technology firm Nuvei Corp said it would buy SafeCharge International Group Ltd in an all-cash deal valued at $889 million to expand in the fast-growing electronic payments industry....
12:17, 05/22/2019

Britain’s big squeeze: ‘This Is All We Can Afford’: Shrinking Lives in the English Countryside In Cumbria, a bucolic landscape masks growing poverty and isolation. As bus lines are cut and services dry up under austerity, older people are feeling new constraints....
12:51, 05/13/2019

Statkraft to expand electric vehicle charging in Germany and Britain Norwegian utility Statkraft plans to expand its electric vehicle charging business in Germany and Britain, its chief executive told Reuters on Thursday, and also expects to snap up some more power plants by the end of 2019....
19:51, 05/09/2019

Theresa May, Britain’s Prime Minister, Resigns: Live Updates Mrs. May announced Friday morning that she would be stepping down, after repeatedly failing to win Parliament’s approval for a deal to withdraw Britain from the European Union....
12:51, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Peltz's Trian picks up 6% stake in Britain's Ferguson Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management LP has acquired a stake of about 6% in Ferguson Plc, calling the British plumbing products distributor an "attractive" investment that trades at a discount to peers in the United States....
09:17, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-What would Thatcher have done? Pompeo warns Britain over China and Huawei U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attacked long-standing ally Britain over its attitude towards China and Huawei on Wednesday, saying it could impede Washington's sharing of intelligence with London....
18:51, 05/08/2019

Britain to spend an extra $2.6 billion on no-deal Brexit planning Britain is ramping up preparations for a no-deal Brexit by preparing to spend an extra 2.1 billion pounds ($2.6 billion) to make sure the country is ready to leave the European Union with or without a divorce deal at the end of October....
02:51, 08/01/2019

Missing piece of Britain's ancient Stonehenge returned after 60 years A piece of stone drilled from Stonehenge, a mysterious circle of ancient stones in southern England, has been returned to the site 60 years after being removed during archaeological excavations,......
17:51, 05/08/2019

Britain closely monitoring events in Hong Kong: Hunt Britain will closely monitor events in Hong Kong and continue to press the Chinese government to respect the terms under which the former colony was handed over, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday....
14:17, 06/30/2019

Dinghy sailors close in on Great Britain circumnavigation record Duo are near finish line in attempt to be first to perform feat non-stop in tiny vesselThey have braved gale-force winds, dodged huge container ships and suffered vivid hallucinations prompted by sleep deprivation but two hardy adventurers are on the brink of becoming the first to circumnavigate Gre...
17:51, 06/30/2019

Aiming to re-energize staff, new head of Britain's BT hands out shares The new boss of Britain's BT Group will give each employee 500 pounds ($641) worth of shares, at a total cost of 50 million pounds, in one of his first moves to drive better performance at the telecoms giant....
16:51, 05/16/2019

Soho is Britain's unhealthiest place to live, study finds Great Torrington in Devon healthiest given factors such as pollution and fast food accessSoho is the unhealthiest place to live in Britain while the healthiest is a small market town in Devon, a study has concluded.The central London area had the greatest access to takeaways, pubs and off licenses, ...
07:34, 07/01/2019

Trump assails Britain's May, ambassador to U.S. who called his administration 'inept' U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Prime Minister Theresa May and her ambassador to Washington on Monday while Britain voiced regret for the leak of confidential memos in which the diplomat called Trump's administration "dysfunctional" and "inept."...
00:51, 07/09/2019

Pompeo tells Britain on Huawei: We want secure 5G networks for U.S. intelligence The United States wants Britain to ensure 5G networks are secure and has an obligation to demand that its intelligence is held safely, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said when asked about Huawei's role in Britain's new 5G network....
16:51, 05/08/2019

Gove says Britain deeply saddened by EU refusing to negotiate on Brexit Michael Gove, the British minister responsible for planning for a no-deal Brexit, said on Tuesday he was saddened the European Union was refusing to reopen discussions on a divorce deal but that Britain remained open to negotiate a new agreement....
21:00, 08/06/2019

Sorry We Missed You review – Ken Loach's superb swipe at zero-hours Britain The I, Daniel Blake director raises his game yet further with this gut-wrenching tale of a delivery worker driven to the brinkDirector Ken Loach and screenwriter Paul Laverty have come storming back to Cannes with another tactlessly passionate bulletin from the heart of modern Britain, the land of z...
10:00, 05/17/2019

EU chief Donald Tusk: Britain would choose to stay in second referendum The head of the European Union said Friday he guesses there's a 30 percent chance Britain ends up staying in the 28-nation alliance, nearly three years after Britons voted to leave....
00:51, 05/11/2019

Britain's Hammond 'prepared to resign' over May's spending plans: ITV, citing PA British finance minister Philip Hammond is "prepared to resign" over Prime Minister Theresa May's legacy spending plans, ITV said on Tuesday, citing the Press Association....
08:17, 06/18/2019

Britain's Fox says Conservative leadership shouldn't be rushed despite Johnson's lead The contest to choose a leader for Britain's governing Conservative Party should not be rushed even though Boris Johnson holds a clear lead, British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday....
15:51, 06/18/2019

No time to go 'wobbly': Pompeo scolds Britain over China and Huawei U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Britain on Wednesday it needed to change its attitude towards China and telecoms company Huawei, casting the world's second largest economy as a threat to the West similar to that once posed by the Soviet Union....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Britain to host critical UN climate crisis summit at end of 2020 Gathering aimed at keeping global heating close to 1.5C will be most significant since ParisThe UK is to host a critical global summit on the climate crisis at the end of 2020, at which the world’s 190 nations must commit to deep cuts in emissions.It will be the most significant UN climate summit si...
22:34, 06/18/2019

Britain's Rory Stewart Rides Twitter In Dark Horse PM Run Rory Stewart has torn up the political rule book and used a quirky social media campaign to move yet another step closer Tuesday to becoming Britain's unlikeliest prime minister....
03:00, 06/19/2019

Hong Kong residents with UK passports seek right to live in Britain Samson Ling may have a British passport, but it offers him no route out of Hong Kong to a life in London as protests grow against an extradition bill that many see as an example of growing Chinese influence in the financial hub....
22:00, 06/28/2019

The power switch: tracking Britain's record coal-free run Britain has set a new record for going without coal-powered energy, but how long will it last and when will we ditch the dirty fuel entirely?Britain is setting new records for going without coal-powered energy. In the latest milestone, it has gone for more than eight days without using coal to gener...
21:51, 05/25/2019

Iran Says Britain's Seizure Of Its Oil Tanker Breaches Nuclear Deal Iran on Sunday called Britain's seizure of an Iranian oil tanker a breach of an ailing 2015 nuclear deal, after remaining parties to the accord met in Vienna in a bid to keep it alive....
09:17, 07/29/2019

Sterile or stirring? Britain's love-hate relationship with new towns Paternalistic social engineering or make-Britain-great-again utopianism? A new archive film compilation takes a look at the UK’s controversial postwar towns“People sometimes say to me, ‘You must get a terrific kick out of having been responsible for a huge thing like a new town,’” said Sir Frederick...
14:51, 05/15/2019

'Future of Britain is in Europe,' the Queen told Germany in 1988 Diplomatic cables reveal the monarch also appeared to back the creation of a single marketThe Queen confided to the German ambassador that she believed the future of Britain lay in Europe, newly released diplomatic cables from 1988 have shown.“Some have not realised this yet,” the monarch allegedly ...
19:00, 05/19/2019

China criticizes Britain for 'shameless' comments on Hong Kong China on Wednesday denounced British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt as "shameless", saying it had made a diplomatic complaint to London after he warned of consequences if China neglected commitments made when it took back Hong Kong in 1997....
14:00, 07/03/2019

Then there were two: Brexit campaigner Johnson far ahead in race to lead Britain Boris Johnson, a former foreign secretary who helped lead the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign, is the runaway favorite to win a final pair of ballots on Thursday that will whittle down the race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May to two candidates....
12:00, 06/20/2019

Nick Nurse: the NBA champion coach who learned his trade in ... Britain? Before he coached the Raptors to an improbable NBA title, Nurse honed his craft in the British Basketball LeagueAs Nick Nurse went through some final preparations on Thursday night, a message came through on his phone from an old friend.“I get in touch before every game, mostly,” says Nigel Lloyd, o...
14:51, 06/16/2019

John Oliver Takes Down Britain’s New Leader on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight John Oliver turned his attention to his native Britain, because “incredibly“ Boris Johnson was named prime minster. “Even if you know nothing about British politics, you’re probably already vaguely aware of him,” said Oliver, be...
17:51, 07/29/2019

Britain halts Amazon deal with Deliveroo over antitrust concerns Business regulators ordered Amazon Friday to stop investing in British food distributor Deliveroo due to "reasonable grounds" the integration amounts to a takeover....
20:00, 07/05/2019

Brexit crisis: Minister quits, piling pressure on Britain's May Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Wednesday, piling pressure on the British leader after a new Brexit gambit backfired and fueled calls for her to quit....
01:00, 05/23/2019

Britain’s ‘Jeremy Kyle Show’ Canceled After Death of Guest The man was found dead May 9 after failing a lie-detector test on an episode that had not yet aired. The incident has led to intense debate about British TV....
21:17, 05/15/2019

Britain 'almost certain' Iran was behind tanker attacks: foreign minister Hunt Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday Britain is "almost certain" Iran was behind attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, adding that London did not believe anyone else could have done it....
13:17, 06/16/2019

Iraq war veteran jailed for killing Britain’s Got Talent finalist Desmond Sylva given life term for stabbing girlfriend Simonne Kerr in fit of angerAn Iraq war veteran has been jailed for life for murdering a Britain’s Got Talent finalist by stabbing her more than 70 times in a violent rage.Desmond Sylva, 41, killed his on-off girlfriend Simonne Kerr, 31, at his f...
18:51, 07/03/2019

Leading investor in Britain's Metro Bank cuts stake by nearly a third U.S. investment firm Fidelity Management & Research, one of the biggest investors in Britain's Metro Bank, has cut its stake in the lender by almost a third....
17:17, 05/10/2019

Begum lawyer says legal ploy could stop her return to Britain Citizenship appeal for UK Isis teenager being ‘deliberately delayed’Shamima Begum’s attempt to overturn the decision to revoke her UK citizenship is being deliberately delayed, according to her lawyers, to give police time to charge the former Islamic State member with a terrorism offence.Almost six...
22:17, 08/10/2019

Britain’s Big Squeeze: Austerity-Battered U.K. ‘Retreating Behind a Nuclear Shield’ As Britain spends heavily on big-ticket items like nuclear-armed submarines, its military is no longer deemed capable of defending the homeland by itself....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Britain should strengthen climate goal to net zero emissions by 2050 – advisers Britain should commit to a net zero greenhouse gas emissions target by 2050, government climate advisers said, a goal that could require phasing out new petrol and diesel cars by at least 2035 and a 20 percent cut in beef and lamb consumption....
11:00, 05/02/2019

'They call him Britain Trump': US president on Boris Johnson - video Donald Trump praises Britain's incoming prime minister on Tuesday, saying that he is a 'good man' who 'will get [Brexit] done'. The US president also says Johnson is known as 'Britain Trump': 'They like me over there. That's what they wanted. That's what they need.'Trump claims Boris Johnson popular...
06:51, 07/24/2019

Alan Turing, Computing Pioneer, Will Be Honored on Britain’s £50 Note During his lifetime, the mathematician and computer pioneer’s reputation was overshadowed by a conviction under Britain’s Victorian laws against homosexuality, and his war work remained a secret until decades later....
17:34, 07/15/2019

Local elections deliver Brexit bashing for Britain's May and opposition English voters frustrated with the deadlock over Brexit punished both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the main opposition Labour Party in local elections, results showed on Friday....
23:34, 05/03/2019

Russia's Putin to Britain: let's turn page on Skripal incident Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped a new British prime minister would work toward improving bilateral relations, badly soured last year by the poisoning of a former Russian double agent in England that London blamed on Moscow....
16:00, 06/06/2019

Britain revokes 'Jihadi Jack's' citizenship, sparking row with Canada Britain has been accused of "offloading its responsibilities" after it reportedly withdrew the former 'Islamic State' (IS) recruit's passport. Jack Letts, who was detained in Syria, has dual UK-Canadian citizenship....
03:51, 08/19/2019

Britain's beaming Prince George celebrates sixth birthday Britain's Prince George turned six on Monday with his parents releasing pictures of their grinning eldest son wearing an England soccer shirt to mark the occasion....
09:00, 07/22/2019

Britain is horribly divided – but that’s also the fault of remainers | John Harris Opposing a reckless, no-deal Brexit by embracing a tribal war would be disastrousIn the buildup to the European elections, I travelled around Britain and had the sense of people talking about the state of the country in wildly different ways. “Democracy is broken,” shouted a Brexit supporter in Swin...
12:51, 06/03/2019

Resigning UK minister: Sad that Britain has to work under Brexit 'dark cloud' Foreign office minister Alan Duncan, who quit on Monday, said Britain was being forced to work under a "dark cloud" caused by Brexit, setting out the reasons for his resignation in a letter to Prime Minister Theresa May....
12:34, 07/22/2019

The Story Behind Cold War Steve’s TIME Cover on Brexit Britain For the cover of the June 17 international issue of TIME on what author Tina Brown calls “the nervous breakdown in Britain” we reached out to British collage artist Christopher Spencer, aka “Cold War Steve.” Spencer’s satirical artwork, published mainly on his @coldwar_...
15:51, 06/06/2019

Trumps sit down with Britain’s royals for lavish state banquet in London President Trump sat down with Britain’s long-reigning Queen Elizabeth II for a lavish state banquet at historic Buckingham Palace in London on Monday. The three-course affair got underway shortly before 9 p.m. local time there and capped off the first day of Trump’s visit to the country, a pomp-lade...
23:17, 06/03/2019

Britain must end financial help for fossil fuel projects abroad lawmakers Britain must stop financing fossil fuel projects abroad by 2021 as it undermines the nation's efforts to combat climate change, a report by lawmakers said on Monday....
02:00, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Britain's FirstGroup shake-up to unleash Greyhound coaches Britain's FirstGroup plans to sell U.S. coach service Greyhound and spin-off its First Bus operations in an attempt to head off shareholder pressure, lifting its share price by 13% on Thursday....
10:34, 05/30/2019

WRAPUP 8-Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, Britain said on Thursday....
23:51, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Equinor to decide on Britain's Rosebank oil and gas project by 2022 Equinor and its partners will make a final investment decision for Rosebank, one of the largest undeveloped oil and gas fields on the British continental shelf, by May 2022, the Norwegian major said on Tuesday....
12:00, 06/04/2019

Britain’s Jamie Chadwick wins 1st all-female W Series race HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — British driver Jamie Chadwick won the inaugural race of the new all-female W Series at Hockenheim, Germany, on Saturday. The 20-year-old Chadwick, who was fastest in both practice sessions, beat out compatriot Alice Powell, and Marta Garcia of Spain was third. Chadwick, wh...
21:17, 05/04/2019

Britain, France and Germany air fears over Iran nuclear deal Britain France and Germany say they fear the Iran nuclear deal is at risk of collapsing after the US pulled out of the agreement and reimposed sanctions which has seen escalating tensions in the Gulf....
00:34, 07/15/2019

After protests, Britain's parliament declares climate change 'emergency' Britain's parliament declared a symbolic climate change "emergency" on Wednesday, backing a call by opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for "rapid and dramatic action" to protect the environment for generations to come....
00:51, 05/02/2019

Britain's Fox backs Foreign Secretary Hunt to be prime minister Trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday he would back Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the race to replace Theresa May and become Britain's next prime minister....
09:34, 06/04/2019

Britain should deepen climate target to net zero emissions by 2050: advisers Britain should commit to a 2050 net zero greenhouse gas emissions target, the government's climate advisers said on Thursday, which could require phasing out new petrol and diesel cars by at least 2035 and Britons eating 20 percent less beef and lamb....
03:00, 05/02/2019

Britain, US and allies to hold talks over Iran tanker attacks Britain, the United States and other nations will meet at a US base to discuss plans to protect ships in the Gulf from Iranian attacks, Sky News understands....
16:17, 07/24/2019

Teenage climate change protesters target Britain's parliament Teenage environmental activists locked themselves to the railings of Britain's parliament on Friday to demand politicians take more radical measures to fight climate change after weeks of protests pushed the issue up the political agenda....
19:51, 05/03/2019

Factbox: Donald Trump in his own words on Brexit, Britain and Boris U.S President Donald Trump delivered a withering verdict on British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy, tipped Boris Johnson to be next prime minister, and criticized the wife of Prince Harry ahead of a visit to Britain this week....
12:34, 06/03/2019

The sharpest tools: Meeting Britain's shed-based car makers Joe Mason’s flourishing farm-based Reliant business was started back in 2002 Britain’s cottage industry is thriving. We visit some low-volume manufacturers in Worcestershire – and sample their wares Men (and women) in sheds, building cars are, surely, an essential part of Britain’s automotive cul...
10:51, 08/19/2019

Release Tanker And Crew Immediately, Britain Tells Iran Britain called on Iran on Monday to release a British-flagged tanker and its crew immediately, describing the seizure of the Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz as illegal....
14:51, 07/22/2019

| Britain holds crisis talks after Iran seizes tanker British Prime Minister Theresa May has chaired an emergency meeting of ministers and security officials to discuss how to respond after Iran seized a UK-flagged tanker in the Gulf....
16:17, 07/22/2019

Dutch save migrant trying to reach Britain on makeshift raft BERLIN (AP) — Dutch sea rescue services say they have saved a migrant trying to cross the English Channel on a makeshift raft. The Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Institution, or KNRM, tweeted that the man was picked up Sunday morning near Ijmuiden, west of Amsterdam. Dutch media reported that the man ...
19:34, 06/02/2019

Britain's new leader: Brexiteer Boris Johnson to be prime minister Boris Johnson, the ebullient Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by Halloween, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the leadership of the Conservative Party on Tuesday....
13:51, 07/23/2019

Britain's Prince Andrew denies any involvement in Epstein sex scandal Britain's Prince Andrew rejected any suggestion that he participated in the alleged sex crimes which U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein was accused of, Buckingham Palace said in a statement....
12:51, 08/19/2019

Britain's anti-Brexit Liberal Democrats name Jo Swinson as new leader Britain's anti-Brexit Liberal Democrat party named lawmaker Jo Swinson as its new leader on Monday, as the party looks to translate a surge in voter support for its pro-European Union agenda into influence in a deadlocked parliament....
18:00, 07/22/2019

Britain's royal family doubles carbon emissions from travel Britain's royal family -- known for its advocacy surrounding the environment and conservation -- has doubled its carbon footprint from business travel, according to the Royal Household's latest annual financial statement....
17:51, 06/25/2019

'Britain's Trump': Corbyn attacks Johnson in election pitch Jeremy Corbyn has accused Boris Johnson of being "Britain's Trump, the fake populist and phoney outsider" as he urged voters to back Labour if a snap general election is called in the autumn....
19:17, 08/19/2019

Ben Wheatley to direct zombie-pensioner TV satire on divided Britain Kill List and High-Rise director’s drama for Channel 4 will skewer tensions between age groupsAfter setting films in a High-Rise and A Field in England, the director Ben Wheatley is turning his attention to a provincial British town for a new six-part zombie drama satirising intergenerational divide...
18:51, 08/19/2019

Clean power to overtake fossil fuels in Britain in 2019 Britain, the birth place of coal power, is set this year to use more electricity from zero-carbon sources such as wind, solar and nuclear than from fossil fuel plants for the first time, the country's National Grid said on Friday....
06:00, 06/21/2019

Britain listens to the United States on Huawei, foreign minister says Britain takes careful notice of what the United States says on the risks of using Huawei in 5G networks and does not want to be overly dependent on a third country for certain technologies, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Monday....
09:51, 06/03/2019

Malaysian PM urges Britain to 'break with Europe' on palm oil: Bloomberg Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday called on Britain to engage with palm oil growers to incentivise sustainable production, rather than pursuing boycotts after its scheduled exit from the European Union (EU) on Oct. 31....
08:17, 08/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Britain's INEOS to invest $2 bln in Saudi petrochemical complex Billionaire Jim Ratcliffe's INEOS said on Monday it would invest $2 billion to build three plants that would form part of petrochemical complex being developed in Saudi Arabia by state-owned Saudi Aramco and France's Total....
10:51, 06/03/2019

Britain tells Canada and France to pull their weight on Ebola Britain's international development minister Rory Stewart called on France and Canada on Monday to offer more help in tackling the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo....
21:17, 07/15/2019

Protesters gather at Britain's parliament to urge climate action At least 12,000 people converged on Britain's parliament on Wednesday to lobby lawmakers to start driving the sweeping changes needed to meet the country's new target to cut net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, organizers said....
19:51, 06/26/2019

WHO pulls 'measles free' status for Britain after cases spike British health officials say they'll take "urgent action" to hike vaccination rates after an unusually high number of measles this year has led the World Health Organization to pull its status as a "measles-free" nation....
06:51, 08/20/2019

Meet Boris Johnson, the Latest Wanker in Charge of Britain The day I have dreaded since I was a child is here: Boris Johnson will be Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. By winning the Conservative Party leadership contest on Tuesday—he secured a majority of votes from the 160,000 members of the party in a country of 66 million people (that’s 0.24 percent ...
17:17, 07/23/2019

Britain's two main parties get Brexit bashing in local election English voters frustrated with the deadlock over Brexit have punished Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the main opposition Labour Party in local elections, early results showed on Friday....
16:51, 05/03/2019

'Britain's Trump': Corbyn to attack Johnson in election pitch Jeremy Corbyn will today accuse Boris Johnson of being "Britain's Trump, the fake populist and phoney outsider" as he urges voters to back Labour if a snap general election is called in the autumn....
08:51, 08/19/2019

Instant View: Brexiteer Johnson to be Britain's prime minister Boris Johnson was elected as leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his "do or die" pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time....
13:51, 07/23/2019

US's National Security Advisor Wants Britain To Leave European Union The United States wants Britain to leave the European Union as it would strengthen the NATO military alliance and show respect for the result of 2016's referendum, U.S. National Security Advisor John......
08:34, 06/01/2019

Britain planning maritime mission to protect Strait of Hormuz Britain plans to join a European-led maritime mission to protect ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz days after Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Monday....
03:34, 07/23/2019

US briefing: Trump in Britain, Jared Kushner, and violence in Sudan Monday’s top story: Protests expected as US president arrives in London for three-day state visit. Plus, Warriors level NBA finals in Game 2Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
18:17, 06/03/2019

Huawei dilemma is a question of Britain's post-Brexit future The UK must weigh its ties to the US and Australia against the value of Chinese friendshipIt may sound like an argument about technology, but in reality it is a battle of geopolitics. Should Brexit Britain yield to pressure from the US and ban Chinese hi-tech manufacturer Huawei from supplying kit t...
16:00, 05/01/2019