British baron's daughter dies in Philippine drug war

2016-09-19 15:24

A daughter of the late British baron Lord Moynihan has been killed in the Philippines where the government is waging a deadly war on drugs, police say.

Tusk: Britain should start EU divorce talks soon

2016-09-08 13:16

Britain should start talks to leave the European Union as soon as possible, says European Council President Donald Tusk.

Britain launches soft drinks sugar tax to fight obesity

2016-08-18 17:36

Britain will tax companies selling sugary soft drinks and invest that money in health programmes.

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.


Nearly 30 million cars in EU over emissions limit - study

2016-09-19 14:32

One year after Volkswagen's 'dieselgate' scandal, nearly 30 million cars on Europe's roads are still way over air-pollution limits, reports a European environment watchdog.

Five beachgoers die in Britain on hottest day of year

2016-08-25 08:13

Five beachgoers died as Britain sweltered on the hottest day of the year, officials said, bringing to 12 the number of people to have perished in the past week.

Car security bug revealed: 100-million vehicles affected!

2016-08-11 15:22

Researchers have discovered a security flaw in remote locking systems fitted to around 100-million cars worldwide, German media reported.

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.

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