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Britain not bankrolling Mugabe's regime - ambassador

2016-07-27 21:54

Britain’s ambassador to Zimbabwe has denied claims that her government is secretly supporting President Robert Mugabe’s regime, says a report.

Boris Johnson to make first US trip for ISIS talks

2016-07-19 09:35

New British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will make his first official visit to the US, meeting international counterparts as part of the fight against Islamic State.

Boris Johnson appointed Britain's foreign minister

2016-07-14 07:22

Boris Johnson, the former London mayor and "Leave" campaign figurehead in Britain's EU referendum, was appointed foreign secretary in new PM Theresa May's government.

Team orders for Mercedes after 'star wars' incident in Austria?

2016-07-05 13:18

Following the latest crash between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, the Mercedes F1 team is considering taking action to prevent future accidents from happening.

How Brexit could be a boost for SA trade

2016-06-30 06:55

A worst case scenario for the United Kingdom could be a boost for South African trade between the UK and the European Union, says a trade consultant and economist.

Brexit vote sparks fight over EU medicines agency

2016-06-25 10:42

Britain's vote to leave the European Union has triggered a battle among other member states to take over the hosting of the European Medicines Agency.

Prolific UK paedophile faces life in jail

2016-06-03 08:48

A British paedophile who preyed on impoverished children in a Kuala Lumpur slum and posted pictures of the abuse online faces life in jail when he is sentenced.

Cameron warns of recession if Britain leaves EU

2016-05-23 13:48

British PM David Cameron has warned that Britain would be plunged into a "do it yourself" recession if it votes to leave the EU in the June 23 referendum

Britain's Cameron takes home 'special status' EU deal

2016-02-20 11:26

Prime Minister David Cameron takes a deal giving Britain "special status" in the EU back to London hoping it will be enough to keep his country in the bloc as campaigning begins for a crucial in-out referendum.

French, British schools on alert after bomb threats

2016-01-28 14:34

Around 20 schools in France and Britain were placed on bomb alert following another round of telephone threats, the second in a week.

 

WATCH: Boris Johnson's super-awkward US press conference

2016-07-20 11:40

In his first press conference as UK Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson has been grilled by American journalists over his “outright lies” and previous insults about world leaders. Watch his reaction here.

Britain's new finance chief rules out Brexit emergency budget

2016-07-14 13:48

Britain's new finance minister Philip Hammond has ruled out an emergency budget in response to economic turbulence triggered by the country's vote in favour of exiting the European Union.

Teenager Verstappen seduced by British fans

2016-07-11 08:15

Dutch teenager Max Verstappen was so impressed by the home fans at the 2016 British GP that he felt he should change his passport.

'SA's car market will feel Brexit's effects'

2016-06-30 09:28

'The UK is one of our most important automotive trading partners and there will be an impact,' says Jeff Osborne as he analyses Brexit's effects on South Africa.

Analyst warns of UK recession this year over Brexit

2016-06-29 13:58

The UK can be expected to fall into recession in the second half of the year, which would likely cause unemployment to rise with a lag, warns an analyst.

BREAKING: EU chiefs say Britain must leave 'as soon as possible'

2016-06-24 12:40

EU chiefs told Britain to start negotiations to quit the bloc "as soon as possible", after outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron said he would leave the negotiations to his successor.

Stephen Hawking stumped by Trump

2016-05-31 10:26

Stephen Hawking may be one of the world's top theoretical physicists, but there is one thing that has baffled him - explaining the rise of Donald Trump.

London votes for new mayor after bitter campaign

2016-05-05 11:44

Londoners are set to go to the polls to elect their new mayor following a bitter campaign between the two leading candidates that stayed ugly to the very end.

Cyber attack targets British bank

2016-01-29 18:00

British bank HSBC said it had successfully repelled a cyber attack although online access to banking services was not possible.

UK man must notify police if he plans to have sex

2016-01-25 16:11

A British man has been ordered by a court to give police 24 hours' advance notice if he plans to have sex with a female.

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