UK 2016 economic growth forecast raised to 2.4%

2015-11-25 15:47

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne says the economy will grow by 2.4% this year and in 2016 as he set out his spending priorities for the next five years.

Hollande to press Obama on Russia co-operation in ISIS fight

2015-11-24 10:05

President Barack Obama will stand in solidarity with French President Francois Hollande at the White House, 11 days after the ISIS group launched a series of deadly attacks in Paris.

Attacks on people in traditional Islamic dress up

2015-11-23 17:16

Attacks on people in traditional Islamic dress have risen 300% in Britain in the week following the attacks in Paris.

Cameron to seek parliament's OK to bomb Syria

2015-11-23 12:52

British Prime Minister David Cameron says he will seek parliamentary approval this week for Britain to join US-led airstrikes against ISIS in Syria.

Hollande, Cameron to meet over Syria, anti-terrorism

2015-11-21 14:14

French President Francois Hollande will meet British Prime Minister David Cameron in Paris to discuss the fight against terrorism and the Syrian crisis.

UK police admit abuses over undercover relationships

2015-11-20 16:57

British police have issued an "unreserved apology" to seven women deceived into sexual relationships with officers on undercover assignments, one of which led to the birth of a child.

Cutting your teeth on UK commercial property

2015-11-20 07:00

Investing in dental property might not be the first port of call for offshore property investors, however this is an alternative budget-friendly option.

Cameron to get own plane

2015-11-19 16:47

Britain is to get its own version of the US president's Air Force One with the conversion of an official plane for Prime Minister David Cameron and other senior officials.

Britain arrests 2 at ferry terminal, no Paris links

2015-11-17 17:42

British police say they have detained two men for terrorism offences as they tried to leave the country, adding that the arrests were not linked to attacks in Paris.

Net tightening around Paris suspects

2015-11-16 22:01

Turkey has arrested suspected Islamic State fighters who'd been in contact with the ISIS militants thought responsible for the weekend's Paris attacks.


Britain's Prince William honours Africa conservationists

2015-11-25 09:22

Britain's Prince William has honoured three conservationists for their work in Africa, including the director of one of the continent's oldest national parks who survived a gun attack.

State: Easter jewel heist largest in British history

2015-11-23 19:22

A prosecutor says an Easter weekend break-in to a vault in London's Hatton Garden diamond district was the largest burglary in English legal history, with the haul estimated at £14m.

Syria war linked to climate change: Prince Charles

2015-11-23 14:44

Britain's Prince Charles, who is to give a speech at the start of the UN climate summit in Paris next week, says the war in Syria could be linked to global warming.

Britain to boost counter-terror spending by 30%

2015-11-23 07:16

Britain is to increase its counter-terrorism funding by 30% in the wake of the Paris attacks, Finance Minister George Osborne says.

64 hate crimes in Scotland since Paris attacks

2015-11-21 09:28

Sixty-four suspected hate crimes have been reported in Scotland since the Paris terror attacks last week with at least three suspected to be in direct reaction to the events, the police say.

Scotland Yard apologises for sex behaviour of undercover cops

2015-11-20 14:13

Scotland Yard has settled legal claims from 7 women who say undercover police had formed 'intimate sexual relationships' with them while investigating movements they were involved in.

UK rescues 347 from French cruise ship

2015-11-19 22:22

Britain has rescued 347 passengers and crew from the French cruise ship Le Boreal after a fire broke out as it was sailing close to the British-ruled Falkland Islands.

Britain to close dirty coal power plants

2015-11-18 22:47

Britain will shut polluting coal-fired power plants by 2025, its government says.

UK inflation rate stays below zero

2015-11-17 12:00

UK consumer prices have fallen for a second month in October, extending the weakest bout of inflation in more than half a century.

7 UK terror attacks 'stopped' in last six months - Cameron

2015-11-16 16:32

British security services have foiled around seven terror attacks since June with fighters returning from Syria posing a growing threat, Prime Minister David Cameron says.

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