Britain's Labour to campaign to stay in EU

2015-09-14 14:32

Britain's opposition Labour Party will campaign to stay inside the European Union no matter what the circumstances, the party's new foreign affairs spokesperson Hilary Benn says.

France says Britain EU referendum 'very risky'

2015-05-28 10:08

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said a British referendum on whether to leave the EU was "very risky", ahead of a visit by Prime Minister David Cameron to Paris.

Brexit may prompt Deutsche Bank to leave UK

2015-05-20 09:42

The Deutsche Bank is considering whether to cease all its operations in Britain if it decides to exit the EU.

Concern over Iran nuke deal

2015-04-03 07:52

Israel and Arab countries have expressed concern that a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers could further boost Iran's influence in the region.

Call for ban on driving with Apple Watch

2015-03-11 12:18

Thinking of buying an Apple Watch? Already a call has gone out to ban their use when driving - which nobody seems to have thought of...

Families of 3 missing UK girls urge 'Please come home!'

2015-02-23 14:33

The families of three missing British schoolgirls believed to have fled to Syria to join the Islamic State extremist group have issued emotional public appeals urging them to come home.

Britain improves Ebola screening since first case

2015-01-06 10:57

British health officials have tightened the screening procedure for Ebola at Heathrow airport in London after previous efforts failed to detect that a nurse returning from Sierra Leone was infected with the virus.

UK's Cameron to curb benefits for immigrants

2014-11-28 14:09

In bid to placate immigration critics, David Cameron says Britain will curb benefits for EU migrants.

British PM to apologise to queen over purring gaffe

2014-09-25 17:34

British Prime Minister David Cameron will apologise to Queen Elizabeth II in person after describing how she "purred" down the telephone when he told her Scotland had rejected independence.

Parents of boy with brain tumour appear in court

2014-09-01 13:51

The parents of a British boy taken out of hospital in Britain without medical consent have appeared before a Spanish judge on an extradition hearing.


Britain appoints minister for Syrian refugees

2015-09-14 11:28

Britain has appointed a minister to deal specifically with the 20 000 Syrian refugees that the country has agreed to resettle from camps bordering the war-torn country.

Austrian police arrest 3 for smuggling people into US

2015-05-26 14:52

Austrian police have detained three suspects for allegedly smuggling people onto flights bound for the US or Britain.

British manufacturing cools as voting looms

2015-05-01 15:40

British manufacturing growth has slowed sharply in April, underlining the uneven nature of an economic recovery that is at the heart of the country's elections.

Clarkson to honour international tour

2015-04-01 08:00

Britain's Jeremey Clarkson will continue to appear on an international tour of live auto shows despite being dropped as presenter of "Top Gear".

UK police defend actions in missing girls case

2015-02-24 13:59

British police are defending their actions as the search continues for three British teenage girls believed to have travelled to Turkey and to be heading to Syria to support extremists.

30km/h - UK's answer to road-death toll

2015-02-06 10:05

More and more blood is soaking the killing fields that are South Africa's roads - 15 times more people die on them than in the UK where a 30km/h urban speed limit could be imposed.

Thousands of holidaymakers stranded in French Alps

2014-12-28 10:07

Heavy snowfall in the French Alps left some 15 000 drivers stranded, prompting officials to open emergency shelters and urge travellers to stay home.

British banks on red alert for hackers

2014-11-19 19:16

In the next few months hackers will try to penetrate the cyber defences of Britain's major banks and steal information about millions of customers.

UK government lends hand to BP in oil spill ruling

2014-09-08 12:15

The British government has urged the US Supreme Court to review an appeals court ruling against BP over a 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Cameron: Scotland should stay in Britain

2014-08-28 14:15

British Prime Minister David Cameron will make a case for the economic benefits of Scotland staying in the UK as a divided business community takes sides.

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