UK spies face questions about 'Jihadi John'

2015-02-27 19:31

A London report says British spy agencies face questions about how a Londoner became Islamic State's 'Jihadi John'.

Chelsea video shocks Cameron

2015-02-18 21:15

David Cameron says video footage of Chelsea fans pushing a black man off a Paris train was "extremely disturbing and very worrying".

Opposition accuses UK PM over HSBC scandal

2015-02-11 18:30

An opposition leader has accused Prime Minister David Cameron of being "dodgy" after Conservative Party donors who held HSBC accounts in Switzerland were named.

UK urged take action against anti-Semitism

2015-02-09 14:23

UK Lawmakers say urgent action is needed to tackle a ‘disturbing’ rise in anti-Semitism in Britain including measures to deal with growing ‘cyber hate’ on social media.

UK doc's human touch tweets touch many

2015-02-02 16:57

A terminally-ill British doctor's campaign encouraging healthcare workers to introduce themselves to their patients and make a human connection has gained hundreds of thousands of followers.

British PM brushes off hoax call by prankster

2015-01-26 19:29

British Prime Minister David Cameron has insisted that "no harm was done" by a hoaxer who called him on his mobile phone pretending to be the head of spy agency GCHQ.

Obama, Cameron condemn Japan hostage murder

2015-01-25 14:05

US President Barack Obama has strongly condemned the killing of two Japanese hostages by the ISIS, announced in a video that has not yet been officially authenticated.

Cameron: Low oil profit should mean higher wages

2015-01-18 17:00

Companies benefiting from lower oil prices should pass on gains to their employees by raising wages, says British Prime Minister David Cameron.

Obama, Cameron meet as terror fears rise

2015-01-16 08:55

US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron are to meet at the White House, as fears grow around the rising presence of terrorism in Europe and the West.

Obama, Cameron vow to fight Islamist extremists

2015-01-15 08:39

President Barack Obama and Prime Minister David Cameron have vowed a united front on Wednesday against the threat posed by Islamist extremists and their 'distorted ideology'.


Ed Milliband's "asset stripper' talk scares investors

2015-02-20 20:30

UK opposition leader Ed Miliband has so alarmed business executives with his talk of 'asset strippers' and 'tax dodgers', many want a Conservative win at the election.

UK may cut welfare for addicts, overweight

2015-02-15 21:00

Britain might reduce welfare benefits for people who refuse treatment for obesity or drug and alcohol problems, says Prime Minister David Cameron.

UK PM chairs meeting on possible Greek exit

2015-02-09 15:45

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has chaired a contingency meeting on a possible Greek exit from the euro zone.

HSBC SwissLeaks claims spark political row in UK

2015-02-09 13:15

Claims that giant HSBC has helped rich clients dodge tax has started a political firefight in Britain as the main parties have sought to blame each other.

Bid to block fracking in UK fails

2015-01-27 11:00

A group of British lawmakers have failed to block plans for shale gas fracking in Britain, but the government agreed to tougher regulation and a ban on fracking in national parks.

UK reviewing security after hoax call to Cameron

2015-01-26 10:07

British officials say they are reviewing security measures in the government after a hoax caller managed to get through to Prime Minister David Cameron on the phone.

Islamist threat 'evolving, more dangerous'

2015-01-19 14:55

European security officials are scrambling to meet a changing and more complex threat from jihadists – made clear in the deadly Paris attacks.

Global oil price dip a gift to PM Cameron

2015-01-16 16:30

Cheaper oil prices have come as a political gift to UK Prime Minister ahead of national polls by lowering prices for everything from petrol to food.

Hollande hails 'reborn' Charlie Hebdo as magazine sells out

2015-01-15 09:48

French President Francois Hollande has declared that Charlie Hebdo “is alive and will live on” after its new edition sold out in record time, as al-Qaeda claimed the deadly attack on the satirical magazine.

Cameron: Extremist threat with us for years to come

2015-01-11 18:50

British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that extremist violence would remain a threat for many years to come, as he joined a historic march against terrorism in Paris.

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