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Would the Peterloo marchers be satisfied with today's Britain?

200 years ago, a crowd of people seeking political change became victims of a massacre. Are their issues now our issues?At 8am on 16 August 1819, a bugle sounde...

Would the Peterloo marchers be satisfied with today's Britain?

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A week after Texas massacre, El Paso marchers condemn racism Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rouke on Saturday joined a march in the Texas border city of El Paso to condemn last week's mass shooting there, telling the crowd that President Donald Trump was partly responsible for the hatred that inspire...
23:00, 08/10/2019

Capital Pride marchers panic after mistaken gunfire; man arrested One man was taken into custody and multiple people sustained minor injuries after a report of a man with a gun at the Capital Pride parade in Washington D.C., on Saturday night....
20:52, 06/09/2019

Indonesia election tainted, opposition marchers say, but government warns against treason Hundreds of supporters of an opposition presidential candidate marched in Indonesia on Friday to protest against what they called election fraud, as the government warned that efforts to cast doubt on the outcome could amount to treason....
13:52, 05/10/2019

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters as Marchers Defy Ban HONG KONG — Police fired tear gas at protesters in Hong Kong on Saturday after anti-government marches went ahead in two areas of the Chinese territory in defiance of an official ban. Tear gas was fired at a crowd of some 1,000 people in a brie...
18:13, 08/10/2019

Hong Kong marchers pelt Beijing Liaison Office with eggs in latest protest Hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy marchers took the streets of Hong Kong Sunday, marking the sixth straight week of anti-government rallies in the Chinese city....
21:13, 07/21/2019

IOC ‘very satisfied’ with Tokyo 2020 preparations, say organisers • More than 7.5 million people in Japan register for tickets• Concerns remain about heat, cost overruns and accommodationDespite concerns about extreme heat, ballooning costs and accommodation shortages, organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Para...
09:00, 07/24/2019

These are the airlines and hotels with the most-satisfied travelers, according to new survey When it comes to customer satisfaction, airlines and travel websites seem to be moving in the right direction in pleasing patrons. Hotels? Not so much.        ...
14:52, 04/30/2019

England will only be satisfied by winning the World Cup, says Fran Kirby • Chelsea forward determined to avoid third successive semi loss• Kirby says facing USA or France holds no fear for EnglandFran Kirby has admitted reaching the World Cup semi-final is not enough and is determined to avoid the heartache that has seen ...
16:52, 06/28/2019

England’s Gareth Southgate: ‘None of us is satisfied with third-place finish’ • Manager says players committed to reaching higher levels• Unhappy medals left in changing room rather than presentedGareth Southgate has admitted a sense of dissatisfaction at England’s third‑place finish at the Nations League, a sentiment shared b...
01:26, 06/10/2019

The Latest: Jayme Closs' family satisfied with sentence The latest on the sentencing hearing for a Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Members of Jayme Closs' family are asking a Wisconsin judge to sentence the man who kidnapped ...
02:52, 05/25/2019

Copa America organizers 'satisfied' with use of VAR despite lengthy delays Copa America organizers CONMEBOL defended the use of video technology at the tournament after revealing VAR stoppages had averaged two minutes 26 seconds per intervention, nearly double the time taken at the 2018 World Cup....
02:26, 06/26/2019

North Korea: Kim Jong Un satisfied over weapons test Both Koreas have shied away from describing the weapons test as a "missile launch." Nonethless, Kim Jong Un was reportedly very happy with his latest "projectile" launch into the Sea of Japan....
06:00, 05/05/2019

The Latest: Dead wife’s family ‘satisfied’ with sentence MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a man whose wife disappeared while honeymooning at sea (all times local): 12:05 p.m. The family of a woman who disappeared on her honeymoon is “satisfied” with a judge’s decision to sente...
20:39, 05/28/2019

ITF 'satisfied' with Islamabad security plan as India advises more checks Tennis chiefs are satisfied with the current safety plan in place for next month's Davis Cup tie between Pakistan and India in Islamabad even after the latter asked for another round of security assessment....
11:52, 08/13/2019

Cycling: Crash-hit Thomas satisfied with Tour de France condition Defending champion Geraint Thomas crashed on the Tour de France on Saturday, losing time to Frenchman Thibaut Pinot, but took heart from a strong recovery....
23:26, 07/13/2019

Vancouver Whitecaps Are Sorry For Mishandling Abuse Allegations Against Ex-Youth Coach, But Not Everyone's Satisfied Since February, MLS’s Vancouver Whitecaps have been mired in a scandal centered around their handling of allegations of abuse made against former girls youth coach Bob Birarda. Fans have protested, and after the team issued an apology, the Whitecaps...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi weren’t satisfied with USA Basketball’s schedule. So they changed it. The new program is aimed at increasing competition and generating exposure before the Olympics, and will help keep some top players in the United States....
14:39, 08/16/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill 'dead', but critics not satisfied The extradition bill that sparked Hong Kong's biggest crisis in decades is dead, the territory's leader said on Tuesday, adding that the government's work on the legislation had been a "total failure", but critics accused her of playing with words....
11:26, 07/09/2019

Doyel: Hit hard and carry a big chip — Colts LB Darius Leonard will never be satisfied Not even an All-Pro rookie season - he led NFL in tackles, was named Defensive Rookie of Year - can knock chip off Colts LB Darius Leonard's shoulder.       ...
05:39, 06/14/2019

Epstein's attorneys 'not satisfied' with autopsy results that concluded financier died by hanging Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein were "not satisfied" with the autopsy results for the disgraced financier, who the New York City medical examiner concluded died by suicide by hanging....
16:52, 08/18/2019

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...
06:00, 06/03/2019

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....
14:39, 07/15/2019

Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, triggering a contest next month that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a cleaner break with the European Union....
14:39, 05/24/2019

|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....
15:13, 05/26/2019

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....
21:13, 06/27/2019

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....
14:26, 06/07/2019

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.        ...
17:52, 08/01/2019

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...
09:00, 07/24/2019

'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....
07:13, 05/14/2019

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 whoeve...
09:26, 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 ...
10:39, 05/18/2019

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."...
01:13, 08/08/2019

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 one Continue reading......
10:52, 06/04/2019

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....
17:26, 06/11/2019

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....
21:13, 07/26/2019

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 g...
19:26, 06/11/2019

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....
01:00, 06/12/2019

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 Obse...
20:52, 08/04/2019

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....
01:52, 06/20/2019

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....
00:26, 05/24/2019

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. (...
14:26, 06/03/2019

Bolton wants Britain to leave EU: Telegraph 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 Bolton said in an interview published on Friday....
21:39, 05/31/2019

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....
01:13, 07/03/2019

Britain’s fine flyweight tradition The UK has a proud tradition in the flyweight division, explains Miles Templeton The post Britain’s fine flyweight tradition appeared first on Boxing News....
20:52, 08/13/2019

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....
03:26, 07/24/2019

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....
15:00, 06/26/2019

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."...
15:13, 05/01/2019

Factbox: Who is hoping to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will step down before the next phase of Brexit negotiations and, although she has not put a date on her departure, senior members of her Conservative Party are jostling to replace her....
12:26, 05/17/2019

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....
20:52, 07/25/2019

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....
13:00, 06/11/2019

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....
15:52, 05/31/2019

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....
02:13, 07/20/2019

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....
12:13, 07/21/2019

Trump says Boris Johnson would be 'very good' next PM for Britain Former British foreign minister and Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson would make a "very good" next UK prime minister, U.S. President Donald Trump said, intervening in the Conservative Party's leadership contest ahead of a state visit next week....
00:26, 06/01/2019

| 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....
12:00, 06/02/2019

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....
01:52, 07/12/2019

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’...
10:26, 06/01/2019

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....
16:39, 05/15/2019

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 ...
02:00, 07/12/2019

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 ...
20:39, 05/07/2019

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....
11:13, 05/16/2019

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....
05:00, 06/13/2019

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....
11:52, 07/23/2019

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....
14:26, 07/23/2019

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 sinc...
20:13, 05/21/2019

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....
20:52, 05/24/2019

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 BrexitTrump claims Johnson popular in UK because he’s ‘Britain’s Trump’ - liveBoris Johnson will underline his determination to unite a fractured and demoralised Conserva...
23:39, 07/23/2019

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....
22:13, 05/21/2019

Kremlin to Britain: we won't change our behavior - Ifax The Kremlin said on Friday that Britain was responsible for damaging its relations with Russia and rebuffed a call made by London for Moscow to change its behavior on the international stage, Russian news agencies reported....
10:26, 06/07/2019

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 behol...
15:26, 05/22/2019

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....
01:52, 05/24/2019

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......
01:26, 05/24/2019

Putin to Britain: Let's forget about the Skripal poisoning Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Britain's next prime minister would forget about the poisoning of a former double agent in England last year in order to improve battered ties....
18:26, 06/06/2019

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 wor...
18:00, 07/16/2019

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....
14:26, 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....
13:00, 05/18/2019

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......
17:13, 07/25/2019

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....
08:52, 05/19/2019

Britain's new leader Johnson vows to get Brexit done 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....
14:39, 07/23/2019

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....
15:52, 07/25/2019

Veterans arrive for Britain's D-Day commemoration Some 300 World War II veterans arrived at Portsmouth Harbor on Wednesday, to take part in Britain's main D-Day ceremony. The veterans also plan to join D-Day events in France. (June 5)        ...
16:52, 06/05/2019

DUP's Donaldson says party wants Britain to leave with a deal The Northern Irish party propping up Britain's minority government does not want Britain to leave the European Union without a deal, one of its senior lawmakers said on Thursday....
11:13, 07/25/2019

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. Expecta...
01:13, 06/07/2019

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....
21:39, 05/07/2019

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....
18:52, 05/04/2019

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....
23:52, 06/18/2019

Britain hit by torrential rain, flooding and thunderstorms Homes left without power and roads flooded in south-east after overnight delugeTorrential rain and thunderstorms have hit parts of the UK overnight as unsettled weather continued to cause disruption across the country.Homes were left without power an...
10:13, 06/19/2019

| 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....
17:00, 07/10/2019

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....
15:26, 07/10/2019

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 identit...
12:13, 06/30/2019

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....
17:39, 06/25/2019

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....
13:13, 05/09/2019

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...
05:13, 05/06/2019

UK health minister say Britain needs to reset ties with U.S. Britain needs to reset its relationship with the United States following a diplomatic spat with Donald Trump, health minister Matt Hancock said on Wednesday, as he failed to give his full backing to the ambassador at the center of the row....
10:52, 07/10/2019

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....
04:13, 06/29/2019

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....
19:39, 05/08/2019

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 divid...
18:52, 05/02/2019

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....
10:00, 07/09/2019

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....
23:52, 07/06/2019

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 a...
02:00, 06/22/2019

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 throne....
19:13, 05/06/2019

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, b...
16:26, 07/05/2019

| 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....
12:52, 06/18/2019

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....
20:00, 05/11/2019

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.        ...
08:39, 08/03/2019

| 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....
03:26, 08/03/2019

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...
14:51, 04/28/2019

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....
15:00, 08/16/2019

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, s...
12:52, 07/05/2019

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....
14:51, 04/28/2019

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....
13:52, 05/06/2019

Britain, bread and the Berlin blockade, 70 years on In the postwar years, the UK played a major role in breaking the Berlin blockade. Back then, the way to win hearts and minds for democracy was through the stomach....
20:13, 05/11/2019

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....
11:00, 08/16/2019

10 great walks on Britain's tiny islands In this extract from her new book, Islandeering, Lisa Drewe braves the tides to walk around the cliffs, beaches and historic coastal trails of her favourite small islesIn a nutshell A rollercoaster route along the rocky dragon’s spine of one of the U...
10:39, 05/11/2019

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 ...
05:26, 06/26/2019

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....
16:39, 06/17/2019

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......
21:00, 06/26/2019

| 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...
23:26, 06/27/2019

With ties frosty, Britain's May to meet Russia's Putin at G20 Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May at this week's G20 summit in Japan with a view to seeking improved relations between the countries, the Kremlin said on Wednesday....
20:00, 06/26/2019

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....
22:13, 07/03/2019

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....
03:13, 07/18/2019

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....
16:26, 06/05/2019

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....
18:52, 06/05/2019

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 ...
14:00, 06/05/2019

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....
15:13, 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....
07:52, 07/12/2019

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......
14:00, 07/01/2019

| 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....
09:26, 07/21/2019

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"....
00:52, 06/04/2019

| 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"?...
06:00, 07/20/2019

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....
10:26, 06/04/2019

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....
02:13, 07/20/2019

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....
15:52, 07/19/2019

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....
10:26, 06/04/2019

| 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....
16:13, 07/02/2019

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...
14:00, 06/30/2019

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....
05:39, 07/03/2019

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 m...
11:00, 05/19/2019

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 ...
21:00, 07/19/2019

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....
21:00, 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 over the next decade 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....
16:52, 07/19/2019

Trump, family arrive in Britain for state visit LONDON — President Donald Trump has arrived in the U.K. on the first leg of a trip that will include commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day during a ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery in France. The agenda for Trump’s weeklong jour...
14:39, 06/03/2019

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 p...
02:13, 07/05/2019

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 ...
00:39, 06/19/2019

Dad says he’ll 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....
01:13, 07/13/2019

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 40 percent of votes in the second round of a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May....
21:52, 06/18/2019

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......
22:52, 06/11/2019

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....
21:52, 06/12/2019

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...
22:00, 06/12/2019

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...
14:52, 06/17/2019

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....
09:00, 06/13/2019

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 ...
14:00, 06/13/2019

Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block tanker in Gulf The British navy says it has prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from impeding the passage of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, a day after Iran’s president warned of repercussions for the seizure of its own supertanker...
15:26, 07/11/2019

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....
16:26, 06/13/2019

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 posit...
16:26, 07/11/2019

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....
01:00, 07/12/2019

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....
00:39, 07/14/2019

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 ran...
01:00, 07/14/2019

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......
08:39, 06/19/2019

Britain's May to meet Russia's Putin this week at G20: Kremlin Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May this week at a G20 summit in Japan to try to improve relations between the countries, the Kremlin said on Wednesday....
15:26, 06/26/2019

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....
14:52, 07/09/2019

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....
18:26, 07/17/2019

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 cont...
12:52, 07/16/2019

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 artif...
20:00, 07/15/2019

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....
22:13, 07/12/2019

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 plo...
01:13, 06/07/2019

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....
09:00, 07/08/2019

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....
02:52, 07/05/2019

Britain warns of accidental war between United States and Iran Britain does not think either the United States or Iran want a war but is very concerned an accidental war could be triggered, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Monday....
11:13, 06/24/2019

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....
22:13, 07/08/2019

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....
23:00, 07/09/2019

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 ...
13:26, 06/20/2019

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 ...
23:00, 06/14/2019

Britain’s Ineos to invest $2 billion in Saudi plants MADRID (AP) — British petrochemicals maker Ineos is investing $2 billion to build three plants in Saudi Arabia, as western companies appear to be shedding their reluctance to do business with the kingdom following the killing of Washington Post colum...
12:52, 06/03/2019

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....
22:13, 05/17/2019

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....
21:26, 08/01/2019

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....
17:39, 05/13/2019

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....
16:52, 05/13/2019

Britain warns of Iran-U.S. conflict, EU to meet Pompeo Iran and the United States could trigger a conflict by accident in an already unstable Gulf region, Britain's foreign minister said on Monday, urging a period of calm ahead of talks between the European Union and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
13:13, 05/13/2019

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....
17:52, 05/11/2019

July car sales in Britain fall to lowest since 2012 New car registrations decline by 4.1% amid Brexit uncertainty and diesel slumpThe British economy is showing the greatest signs of strain for seven years amid a continued decline in car sales and as the service sector struggles to grow with Brexit lo...
19:26, 08/05/2019

Irish minister predicts Britain will crash out of EU in October Britain will leave the European Union in October without a divorce deal, an Irish government minister predicted, causing a severe economic shock that could require pan-EU financial support for countries including Ireland....
15:00, 08/07/2019

Britain’s ‘longest married couple’ celebrates 80 years together Lovebirds Jack and Joan Bare have not had a night apart since World War II. The two have been married for a whopping 80 years — making them possibly Britain’s longest married couple. And after all that time, they’re still not sick o...
22:00, 08/07/2019

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....
23:52, 05/14/2019

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....
04:13, 05/15/2019

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....
18:39, 07/25/2019

Britain's cross-party Brexit talks due to end soon: BBC's Watt Brexit talks between Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party will soon draw to a close after the ruling party gave up on finding a compromise to break the Brexit impasse, a BBC reporter said on Thursday....
00:52, 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....
00:52, 05/17/2019

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....
16:00, 05/16/2019

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....
21:26, 07/29/2019

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....
12:00, 05/16/2019

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....
20:39, 07/31/2019

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....
17:26, 05/15/2019

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....
14:39, 05/10/2019

Cleaning up: Britain goes a whole week without coal-generated electricity 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, confi...
18:52, 05/09/2019

Britain plans to relax immigration rules for scientists Britain will relax its immigration rules to attract more elite scientists after Brexit by seeking to fast-track visas, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday....
00:00, 08/09/2019

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....
15:52, 08/14/2019

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....
03:00, 08/16/2019

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....
23:00, 05/01/2019

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....
22:52, 05/01/2019

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....
18:26, 04/30/2019

Britain To End Free Movement For People From EU Immediately After Brexit Britain said Monday it will immediately end freedom of movement for people from the European Union after Brexit on October 31, in a policy shift under Prime Minister Boris Johnson....
00:26, 08/21/2019

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...
17:00, 04/28/2019

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...
17:00, 04/28/2019

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"....
19:13, 05/06/2019

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....
11:52, 08/13/2019

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....
15:52, 08/09/2019

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....
21:26, 05/08/2019

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....
08:26, 08/10/2019

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....
16:13, 08/10/2019

U.S. courts Brexit Britain with trade deal talk U.S. President Donald Trump wants to see a successful British exit from the European Union that Washington will support with a U.S.-UK free trade agreement, national security adviser John Bolton told British officials on Monday....
20:54, 08/12/2019

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 urged that "the bonds between us must endure."...
23:13, 05/07/2019

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....
22:39, 05/07/2019

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....
23:00, 08/12/2019

France's Macron to Johnson: Britain's destiny is your choice alone French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday told Prime Minister Boris Johnson that it was for him to choose Britain's destiny and that while a no-deal scenario was not the European Union's wish, the bloc would be ready for it....
14:26, 08/22/2019

‘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 expa...
14:26, 05/18/2019

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....
18:13, 05/30/2019

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....
09:00, 05/23/2019

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.”...
14:26, 07/22/2019

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 ...
09:39, 06/01/2019

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....
15:39, 07/23/2019

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....
15:52, 06/02/2019

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 b...
15:52, 05/28/2019

Britain’s New Liberal Democrats Leader, Jo Swinson, Could Be a Kingmaker The 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....
05:00, 07/23/2019

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....
10:00, 05/29/2019

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....
02:52, 07/23/2019

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....
01:39, 07/23/2019

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....
04:52, 06/02/2019

Britain's Hammond says election may not solve the Brexit deadlock A national election may not resolve Britain's Brexit impasse, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Thursday, adding that he wanted parliament to be able to resolve the issue itself under a successor to Prime Minister Theresa May....
10:39, 05/30/2019

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....
14:51, 04/28/2019

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....
11:52, 05/30/2019

UN demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months 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....
02:13, 05/23/2019

Britain says won't compromise on freedom of navigation in Strait of Hormuz There cannot be compromise on freedom of navigation in the Strait of Hormuz and Britain can work with the United States on its approach to the issue despite their differing views on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt sa...
20:13, 07/22/2019

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....
12:13, 07/21/2019

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 se...
16:26, 05/21/2019

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....
08:00, 07/25/2019

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....
22:13, 05/21/2019

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....
15:52, 07/25/2019

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....
18:13, 06/02/2019

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....
23:26, 07/05/2019

What to Expect of Britain’s New Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the G7 Summit Britain’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson will make his debut on the international stage this weekend, at the G7 summit of world leaders in Biarritz, France. There, Johnson will have his first chance as Prime Minister to win over – or al...
16:52, 08/23/2019

Thousands protest in Britain for Kashmir outside Indian High Commission Thousands of people, many waving Pakistani and Kashmiri flags, protested outside the Indian High Commission in London on Thursday in support of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir....
15:27, 08/15/2019

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....
15:52, 07/22/2019

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 Offic...
00:39, 07/08/2019

| 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....
18:26, 07/22/2019

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

White-tailed eagles return to southern Britain after 240 years Conservationists hope release of six eaglets on Isle of Wight will mirror Scotland successWhite-tailed eagles are gracing the skies of southern Britain for the first time in 240 years after six eaglets were released on the Isle of Wight.The huge bird...
05:13, 08/23/2019

Irish PM urges Britain, EU to start talks on future relationship Ireland's prime minister urged Britain and the European Union on Tuesday to use the time until Brexit, set for Oct. 31, to explore alternative arrangements as part of a joint political declaration on their future relationship....
22:39, 08/06/2019

'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....
17:52, 08/19/2019

How can Kim Darroch represent Britain in Trump’s Washington now? | Simon Jenkins The UK ambassador was a fool to put his unvarnished opinions in writing and think they would be kept secretUniquely dysfunctional, incompetent, unpredictable, faction-riven, diplomatically clumsy, inept. That is Donald Trump’s Washington according to...
17:52, 07/08/2019

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....
03:00, 08/20/2019

Britain presses for information on HK consulate worker detained in China Britain's Foreign Office continues to "urgently seek further information" about an employee of its Hong Kong consulate who was detained in China, it said on Thursday....
14:26, 08/22/2019

Britain confirms envoy to Iran summoned over oil tanker seizure Britain's Foreign Office confirmed on Thursday that its ambassador to Tehran had been summoned over the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar....
18:52, 07/04/2019

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West and Iran....
18:52, 07/04/2019

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-par...
01:00, 08/20/2019

Trump says Boris Johnson would fix Brexit as Britain’s prime minister President Trump on Friday lavished praise on Boris Johnson, the leading contender to replace Theresa May as Britain’s prime minister. “I like him. I like Boris Johnson. I spoke to him yesterday. I think he’s going to do a great job. I think we’re goi...
20:39, 07/19/2019

To understand Britain’s probable next prime minister, read his work Boris Johnson’s biographers, friends and rivals analyze newspaper clips by the former journalist, who has learned to combine high-brow classicism with everyman populism....
07:13, 07/21/2019

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, kille...
22:52, 07/03/2019

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....
16:13, 08/19/2019

Britain says Iran approached tanker in Omani waters: letter to U.N. Britain told the United Nations Security Council on Saturday that a British-flagged tanker seized by Iran was approached by Iranian forces when it was in Omani territorial waters and the action "constitutes illegal interference."...
08:00, 07/21/2019

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....
15:26, 08/19/2019

'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....
09:52, 08/19/2019

No-deal Brexit likely to reduce Britain's power trading liquidity by 10-20% The liquidity of Britain's short-term power markets is likely to fall by 10-20% if the country leaves the European Union without a deal at the end of October, a senior executive at the EPEX SPOT power exchange told Reuters....
18:52, 08/21/2019

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, sur...
15:52, 08/19/2019

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....
14:13, 07/03/2019

Iran's defense minister says Britain's seizure of oil tanker was threatening act Britain's seizing of an Iranian oil tanker last week was a threatening act that will not be tolerated, Iran's Defence Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday in a speech broadcast live on state television....
10:52, 07/08/2019

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."...
05:39, 07/09/2019

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....
03:26, 07/24/2019

Britain to spend an extra $2.6 billion on no-deal Brexit planning Britain said it is ramping up preparations for a no-deal Brexit by spending an extra 2.1 billion pounds ($2.6 billion) to stockpile medicines, hire more border officials and fund one of the biggest peacetime advertising campaigns....
15:00, 08/01/2019

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....
14:52, 07/24/2019

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....
22:39, 07/29/2019

Britain raises security level for UK ships in the Gulf to 'critical' The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Gulf to the highest state of alert, a UK official confirmed to CNN on Friday, as tensions with Iran continue to grow....
13:52, 07/12/2019

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....
16:52, 07/15/2019

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....
07:52, 07/29/2019

Britain will be ‘slapped in the face’ for seizure of Iranian tanker, cleric says Britain will soon to get “slapped in the face” for the capture of an Iranian supertanker last week, a cleric was quoted as saying Friday amid rising tensions between the two nations in the Gulf....
20:39, 07/12/2019

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....
19:52, 07/28/2019

Dominican Republic sends McAfee to Britain, without guns or yacht Tech guru John McAfee, creator of the eponymous antivirus computer software, has arrived in Britain from the Dominican Republic, where he was detained with his wife for entering the Caribbean nation with firearms on his yacht, his lawyer said on Frid...
23:00, 07/26/2019

Johnson Takes the Helm in Britain, Gears Up for Brexit Battle Boris Johnson formally became Britain’s prime minister and immediately set about assembling a team of ministers and advisers to prepare an all-out push to get the U.K. out of the European Union by the fall....
02:00, 07/25/2019

Denmark backs Britain's proposed Hormuz naval mission Denmark said on Friday it welcomed the British government's proposal for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz and would consider a military maritime contribution....
12:00, 07/26/2019

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....
01:00, 07/15/2019

I'll make Britain great again, PM Johnson echoes Trump over Brexit 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 a debut speech as prime minister before parliament....
18:39, 07/25/2019

'They call him Britain's 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's Trump': 'They like me over there. That's what they wanted. That'...
23:39, 07/23/2019

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....
13:52, 08/02/2019

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 Islami...
12:52, 08/11/2019

'Britain deserves better than Boris Johnson,' says new Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson - as it happened Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenAfternoon summaryBlair ridicules Johnson’s claim ‘can-do spirit’ can solve Brexit Millions of Brexit voters do not support no-deal, says Gordon BrownAlmost 1m public sector workers to...
20:39, 07/22/2019

Britain 'may be unable to stop illegal EU fishing in no-deal Brexit' Britain may be unable to prevent EU fishermen from entering UK waters illegally in the event of a no-deal Brexit because there are not enough vessels to police the seas, an internal government email has revealed....
08:00, 08/10/2019

Rouhani says Britain to face 'consequences' for seizing Iranian tanker Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday Britain would face "consequences" over the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker, and said Iran's increase in uranium enrichment was for peaceful aims, the semi-official news agency Tasnim reported....
10:52, 07/10/2019

Huge Power Outage Creates Travel Mayhem In Britain Nearly one million people were affected by a major power outage for several hours across areas of England and Wales on Friday, including parts of London, causing rush-hour transportation chaos....
04:00, 08/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Britain and Sweden agree to co-operate on fighter plans Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat co-operation over the next decade 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....
15:52, 07/19/2019

Jamie Kah says women jockeys are given rough ride in ‘backward’ Britain • ‘Hayley Turner rides as good as any of the boys here’• Only two female jockeys are in flat racing’s top 50British racing has been described as “backward” in the opportunities it offers female jockeys by Jamie Kah, a successful rider in Australia wh...
22:26, 08/08/2019

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....
02:39, 07/23/2019

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....
14:39, 07/23/2019

Iran warns Britain of 'repercussions' following 'mean and wrong' seizure of oil tanker Iran’s president is warning Britain Wednesday that it will face “repercussions” over the “mean and wrong” seizure of one its supertankers last week that authorities believe was operating in violation of European Union sanctions....
21:39, 07/10/2019

Kim Darroch has resigned. Now Britain risks becoming a vassal of the US | Martin Kettle Donald Trump’s role in the Washington ambassador’s exit has driven a stake through the heart of the UK’s postwar self-imageThe chief of Britain’s Foreign Office does nothing casually. He is a past master at saying nothing unintended in public. So whe...
11:39, 07/11/2019

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 ...
17:52, 07/23/2019

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....
23:26, 07/11/2019

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....
22:00, 07/15/2019

Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a foreign ministry spokesman told state news agency IRNA....
07:13, 07/13/2019

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....
04:52, 06/19/2019

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....
02:26, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Britain not paying Brexit bill would not be default, S&P, Fitch say Britain's withholding the 39 billion pounds ($50 billion) it promised the European Union as part of its original Brexit plan would not constitute a sovereign default, the top credit-rating agencies said....
14:52, 06/10/2019

'A bleak prospect': why legal weed in Britain may be a pipe dream While public interest is growing, experts say a mix of political and social factors is holding back changeThe legalization of cannabis in the US shows no signs of slowing down – but the prospect of a green rush in the UK, experts say, is “bleak”.The ...
13:39, 06/10/2019

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 winnin...
07:00, 05/14/2019

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....
05:52, 06/10/2019

Britain to launch new scheme to pay households for unused renewable power Britain will launch a new scheme to pay households producing energy from renewable sources, such as solar panels, for their surplus electricity, the government said on Sunday....
13:00, 06/09/2019

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......
19:26, 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...
03:13, 05/15/2019

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 ...
20:39, 05/15/2019

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....
11:26, 05/13/2019

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 e...
16:26, 06/12/2019

Reaction to Harry and Meghan's baby, Britain's latest royal 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"....
19:13, 05/06/2019

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 Unio...
21:26, 05/08/2019

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 tou...
18:39, 06/16/2019

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....
15:26, 06/16/2019

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....
14:00, 05/09/2019

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 U...
17:26, 05/09/2019

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....
16:26, 05/10/2019

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"....
17:52, 06/13/2019

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....
20:00, 05/10/2019

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....
09:00, 06/13/2019

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....
22:26, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Britain to renationalise probation services after failed privatisation The British government will renationalise the management of probation services in England and Wales five years after a heavily criticised programme of privatisation was deemed to have put members of the public at risk....
11:13, 05/16/2019

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 sa...
01:13, 06/07/2019

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 fo...
10:00, 05/26/2019

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

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....
19:39, 05/28/2019

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 sto...
14:26, 06/03/2019

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. “Democr...
10:52, 06/03/2019

Britain Vowed Big Changes After This Tower Burned. Why Are Thousands Stuck in Firetraps? Two years after the Grenfell inferno in London killed 72 people, hundreds of high-rise apartment buildings in England remain wrapped in flammable cladding — and safety rules are little changed....
12:00, 05/29/2019

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....
10:26, 06/03/2019

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....
11:39, 05/30/2019

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, wes...
17:13, 06/02/2019

Brexit Party leader Farage says PM May misjudged mood of Britain Nigel Farage, one of the faces of Britain's Brexit campaign, said Prime Minister Theresa May had misjudged the mood of the country, after she resigned on Friday....
14:39, 05/24/2019

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 firs...
02:13, 06/04/2019

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....
10:26, 06/04/2019

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 bullet...
05:26, 05/17/2019

Donald Trump, the one person more of a political basket case than Britain Over three endless days, the US president was welcomed as grist to our dark satanic content mills It is finally over, then, the state visit during which US President Donald Trump treated Britain like a Moscow hotel mattress. God, we deserved it. The ...
05:26, 06/06/2019

'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 h...
01:13, 05/20/2019

Trump says Britain's health service not on table for trade talks U.S. President Donald Trump rowed back comments that Britain's health service could be involved in any future trade deal on Tuesday, after his remark that everything was on the table in talks sparked controversy in Britain....
00:52, 06/05/2019

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....
12:52, 05/22/2019

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....
00:52, 05/21/2019

Trump praises Britain’s Theresa May for handling of Brexit deal President Trump on Tuesday praised outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May’s handling of Brexit negotiations after criticizing her over the weekend for not putting more pressure on the European Union. At a joint news conference with May, Tr...
17:39, 06/04/2019

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....
23:00, 05/22/2019

In latest blow to Britain's May, Leadsom resigns over new Brexit approach Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from British Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet on Wednesday, saying she could no longer support the government's approach after May's latest gambit to pass her Brexit deal backfired....
23:00, 05/22/2019

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......
15:39, 06/01/2019

Britain's Obama moment? What Harry and Meghan's baby says about race Prince Harry's wedding to Meghan Markle, an American actress of African-American heritage, was a historic moment for Britain's royal family. Some say the imminent birth of their baby is, if anything,......
14:53, 04/28/2019

Britain's Hunt takes aim at PM rival Johnson's 'do or die' Brexit pledge Jeremy Hunt took aim at Boris Johnson's "do or die" pledge to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, saying his rival in the race to become prime minister could destroy the Conservative government and stop Brexit from happening....
15:00, 06/26/2019

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....
17:26, 05/02/2019

Britain's Labour is confident parliament can stop no-deal Brexit Britain's main opposition Labour Party is confident that parliament can prevent a government trying to take the country out of the European Union without a deal, a spokesman for leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Wednesday....
15:00, 06/26/2019

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....
16:26, 05/03/2019

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....
14:50, 04/28/2019

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....
20:39, 05/03/2019

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....
04:13, 05/04/2019

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,...
21:52, 05/04/2019

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....
20:00, 06/26/2019

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...
05:26, 05/02/2019

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....
23:39, 05/01/2019

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...
19:00, 06/30/2019

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....
17:26, 06/30/2019

Rapper Wins Fans With a Snarling Critique of Brexit Britain Through his subversive lyrics and the punk ethos of his performances, Slowthai has tapped political disaffection among the young to grow a cult following....
15:39, 05/01/2019

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 gre...
09:52, 07/01/2019

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....
23:39, 06/28/2019

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....
09:13, 06/28/2019

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 Chines...
18:52, 05/01/2019

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 U...
00:26, 06/28/2019

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....
15:13, 06/25/2019

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....
06:39, 06/21/2019

Britain broke the law on Saudi arms exports, court rules Britain's government broke the law by allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in Yemen's war, a court ruled on Thursday, after activists argued the weapons were likely operated in violation of human rights legislation....
13:26, 06/20/2019

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 Redmayn...
08:13, 06/19/2019

Britain Broke Law In Allowing Arms Exports To Saudis, Says UK Court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons......
20:00, 06/20/2019

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....
01:26, 05/08/2019

Johnson's domestic dispute fuels debate in Britain over his PM credentials Reports of a heated late-night row between Boris Johnson and his girlfriend sparked a debate on Sunday about whether it would hurt his campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and the front-runner's suitability for the job....
14:52, 06/23/2019

Pompeo calls support in Britain for Venezuela's Maduro 'disgusting' U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday he was disgusted to see politicians in Britain, as well as in the United States, continue to support Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
21:26, 05/08/2019

We'll stay close, Britain's Prince Charles tells Germans Ties between Britain and Germany will remain close in the future, Prince Charles told an audience in Berlin, in a clear reference to ongoing uncertainty over Britain's looming departure from the European Union....
22:00, 05/07/2019

Britain's Hunt says: I am not a believer in a post-Brexit customs union British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Tuesday he was not a believer in a post-Brexit customs union with the European Union but that both the Conservative and Labour parties should compromise to deliver Brexit....
10:13, 05/07/2019

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....
17:26, 05/08/2019

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,......
16:52, 05/08/2019

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 fro...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Britain fines Russia's RT for breaking broadcast rules over Skripal and Syria Britain's media regulator fined Russia's RT 200,000 pounds ($248,740) for breaching broadcasting impartiality rules in its coverage of the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal, Ukraine and the conflict in Syria....
12:00, 07/26/2019

Britain appalled by Syria situation after ceasefire ends: foreign minister British foreign minister Dominic Raab criticized Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for resuming military operations in a Russian-led campaign in northwest Syria, describing the situation there as "appalling."...
18:00, 08/08/2019

The art deco pub, the library and Poldark manor: Britain’s architectural gems at risk As Save Britain’s Heritage campaign highlights historic buildings that could be lost to the nation, Cornish estate owners vow to take actionFor viewers of a certain age it is instantly recognisable. Botallack Manor, on the Penwith peninsula in wester...
20:26, 05/25/2019

Britain's Prince Andrew "Appalled" By Jeffrey Epstein Abuse Claims Britain's Prince Andrew has said he was "appalled" by allegations of sexual abuse surrounding Jeffrey Epstein after a video was released purporting to show him at the home of the convicted paedophile......
23:52, 08/19/2019

Boris Johnson, Britain’s incoming prime minister, in his own colorful words While the world doesn’t know what sort of prime minister Johnson will be, if the past is any indication, he’ll bring an unusual flair to 10 Downing Street....
18:00, 07/23/2019

Lightning strike caused power cuts in Britain: grid operator A blackout in Britain which left almost one million homes without power on Aug. 9 was the result of a lightning strike, the grid operator said in a preliminary report....
09:00, 08/20/2019

Santander second-quarter net profit falls 18% on Popular costs, weak Britain Santander posted on Tuesday a 18% decline in second-quarter net profit from a year earlier after being hit by planned restructuring costs of around 706 million euros....
10:39, 07/23/2019

Britain calls for European naval mission to counter Iran's 'piracy' Britain called on Monday for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, days after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in what London described as an act of "state piracy"....
20:13, 07/22/2019

Britain to seek European maritime mission to counter Iran's 'piracy' Britain will seek to put together a European-led maritime protection mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel in what London said was an act of "state piracy"....
20:13, 07/22/2019

Britain weighs response to Iran Gulf crisis with few good options Little clue has been given by Britain on how it plans to respond after Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized the Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday....
00:00, 07/22/2019

Great Britain records two weeks of coal-free electricity generation England, Scotland and Wales went for two weeks without coal at 3.12pm on FridayThe power switch: tracking Britain’s record coal-free run Great Britain has hit a new power milestone – lasting for a fortnight without using any coal power to generate el...
20:39, 05/31/2019

Britain answers China claim consulate employee engaged prostitutes China's latest claim a British consulate officer is being detained in the mainland for "soliciting prostitutes" is being met with demands for more information....
12:00, 08/23/2019

Britain's Foreign Secretary Urges Caution Over Huawei Role In 5G Network British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China's Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully before opening its doors to the technology giant to......
14:00, 04/29/2019

Britain's Labour Party Leader Warms to Referendum on Brexit Deal Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, said Wednesday that any Brexit deal should be put to a referendum, the strongest signal yet that a major British political party is willing to officially back a vote that could cancel the U.K.’...
05:13, 05/30/2019

Britain is in the grip of an existential crisis that reaches far beyond Brexit | Aditya Chakrabortty Nearly three years after the referendum, Westminster has still not come to terms with the grievances that drove the resultThe person who is best qualified to hold up a mirror to British politics today is neither a minister nor an academic. He is not ...
10:26, 05/29/2019

Major power cut impacting homes, transport in large parts of Britain Large parts of Britain were hit by a power cut, affecting trains, knocking out traffic lights and disrupting an airport during rush hour on Friday evening....
20:52, 08/09/2019

Indian Teen's Brilliant Performance Wows 'Britain's Got Talent' Judges Indian teenager Akshat Singh set the stage of popular reality television show "Britain's Got Talent" on fire with his dance moves and also proving his conviction about how "fat people can dance"....
15:13, 04/28/2019

Britain's competition watchdog investigates Liqui-Box deal for DS Smith unit Britain's competition watchdog said on Friday it was investigating if U.S.-based Liqui-Box's planned takeover of DS Smith Plc's ‍flexible and rigid plastic business could hurt market competition....
15:00, 05/24/2019

Britain's Olympic champion Mears retires to follow music career Britain's first Olympic diving champion Chris Mears, who won gold with his 3m springboard synchronized partner Jack Laugher, has retired from competition to pursue his music career....
15:26, 08/07/2019

Britain sends extra military personnel to Bahrain to help protect ships Britain will send a small number of additional military personnel to Bahrain this week to help boost maritime protection for ships, Sky News has learnt....
05:00, 07/29/2019

Britain's two main parties punished in local election for Brexit chaos With more than 40 percent of English local council vote results declared, the Conservative Party had lost 359 councillors and the Labour Party had lost 74 councillors, according to a BBC tally....
17:00, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Britain's LSE agrees $27 bln Refinitiv deal to form data giant London Stock Exchange said on Thursday it had agreed to buy financial information firm Refinitiv in a $27 billion deal that will transform the British company into a market data and analytics giant....
09:00, 08/01/2019

Trump, Britain's Johnson discussed trade, security, 5G: White House U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson about trade, next-generation 5G mobile networks and global security, White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said in a statement on Friday....
02:39, 08/03/2019

Brewery boss urges PM Johnson to help save Britain's disappearing pubs The boss of one of Britain's leading brewery groups, Marston's, has urged Prime Minister Boris Johnson to help save pubs that are at the heart of many local communities by cutting beer duty....
20:39, 08/14/2019

Britain's pro-EU Liberal Democrats win parliamentary seat from Boris Johnson's Conservatives ISABEL INFANTES/AFP/Getty Images Britain's pro-European Union Liberal Democrats won the parliamentary seat of Brecon and Radnorshire from the governing Conservatives on Friday. The move marks a blow to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in his first e...
19:52, 08/02/2019

Britain's speaker aims to block parliament closure for Brexit: newspaper The House of Commons speaker plans to block Prime Minister Boris Johnson from bypassing parliament to take Britain out of the European Union, the Telegraph newspaper reported on Wednesday....
11:26, 08/14/2019

Britain’s Prince Andrew faces new scrutiny for ties to Jeffrey Epstein Buckingham Palace has never been able to explain a racy 2001 photo of the Duke of York with a then-teenager who claims Jeffrey Epstein paid her to have sex with the prince....
02:52, 08/14/2019

In a flash, Boris Johnson’s working majority in Britain’s Parliament is now just one seat Following the loss by his party of a seat in Wales, the British prime minister’s wafer-thin hold in the House of Commons will make passing his “do-or-die” Brexit that much harder. ...
19:00, 08/02/2019

‘The most hated woman in Britain’ asks public to fund her butt lift A British mom who claims she needs a butt lift for her “mental health” is crowdfunding the $7,000 procedure after being told she couldn’t have it for free. Carla Bellucci, 37, brazenly ripped the British National Health Service for ...
03:52, 08/13/2019

Brexit backlash? Britain's Farage sets sight on European election and beyond Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage is one of the few politicians in Britain enjoying this month's elections to the European parliament. In fact, he's relishing it....
20:26, 05/16/2019

Captain Fantastic: Britain’s new defense chief and top spy both served in Scottish regiment Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed former Scots Guards officer Ben Wallace defense secretary, making him the latest member of the storied unit to reach the highest levels of British government....
23:26, 07/26/2019

UK heatwave 2019: Britain struck by thunderstorms and lightning on one of its hottest ever nights Britain's skies were last night illuminated with arcs of lightning as powerful electrical storms struck on what was expected to be one of its hottest nights on record....
13:52, 07/24/2019