May compromises on EU court to speed up Brexit talks

2017-08-23 11:45

Prime Minister Theresa May has conceded that European Union law will influence the UK long after Brexit, a climbdown aimed at accelerating divorce talks.

UK asks EU to leave legal relationships untouched by Brexit

2017-08-22 14:22

The UK wants to keep London at the centre of European commercial legal disputes after Brexit. Except, without the European Court of Justice.

Britain and EU clash over Brexit timetable for trade deal

2017-08-21 12:21

Britain and the European Union are at odds over how soon the Brexit talks can pivot towards a trade deal just a week before negotiations are set to resume.

Nigeria leader to fly home Saturday after UK treatment: office

2017-08-19 13:00

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is set to return home after spending more than 100 days in London receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment, his office says.

DA confident after presenting its case against Guptas' former PR firm

2017-08-18 18:57

The DA on Friday presented its case against the Guptas' former public relations firm Bell Pottinger reiterating its call that they must declare all funds from their Gupta accounts.

Naturalist David Attenborough earns his wings

2017-08-18 09:12

David Attenborough has finally earned his wings after scientists named a 100-million-year-old damselfly after the veteran British broadcaster and naturalist.

UK retail sales rise, led by surge in demand for food

2017-08-17 12:09

UK retail sales have risen more than forecast in July, driven by the biggest jump in purchases of food in almost two years.

UK seeks interim customs union with EU to smooth Brexit

2017-08-15 10:44

The UK government says it wants to maintain tariff-free, bureaucracy-light trade with the European Union for a period after Brexit and perhaps permanently.

UK police: We arrested the wrong man in jogging-rage case

2017-08-12 18:33

The search is still on for a road-rage jogger who shoved a woman into the path of a London bus.

Jogger pushes woman in path of bus

2017-08-10 19:10

British police searching for a jogger who knocked a woman into the path of a bus say they have arrested a man.


Zulu warriors to battle the British Army

2017-08-22 19:04

Zulu warriors, armed with traditional spears and shields, will get to battle the British Army on their own battlefield when they arrive in Cardiff, Wales.

Big Ben bell to go silent in London for repairs until 2021

2017-08-21 13:26

The British Parliament's Big Ben bell is due to sound the hour for the last time before it is silenced for repair work scheduled to last until 2021.

Nigerian president addresses nation after months away

2017-08-21 10:24

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is addressing the nation after spending more than three months in London for medical treatment.

Bones, silver found in 18th-century Dutch wreck off UK

2017-08-18 20:38

Maritime archaeologists said Friday they have begun excavating the wreck of a Dutch ship that sank off the English coast in 1740, recovering leather shoes, silver and the bones of its lost crew.

Britain donates millions to aid Sierra Leone

2017-08-18 14:03

Britain says it is providing £5 million in emergency aid to victims of flooding and mudslides in Sierra Leone.

D-Day for Bell Pottinger as hearing set to kick off

2017-08-17 13:03

DA spokesperson Phumzile van Damme will testify at the disciplinary hearing into Bell Pottinger in the UK on Friday, the political party has confirmed.

UK wage growth beats forecasts but still lags inflation

2017-08-16 13:45

The squeeze on UK consumers has continued in the second quarter, when the fastest inflation in four years ate into workers’ income.

London's Big Ben bell to fall silent next week for 4 years

2017-08-14 12:27

The last stoppage for maintenance has been in 2007, and refurbishment works previously silenced the bell from 1983 to 1985.

Arrested man denies being jogger who pushed woman into bus

2017-08-11 20:29

Lawyers for an investment banker arrested on suspicion of pushing a woman into the path of a London bus say he had nothing to do with it.

Disappointing UK manufacturing, trade cap sluggish quarter

2017-08-10 11:00

The UK economy has ended the second quarter on a disappointing note as manufacturing stagnated and the trade deficit unexpectedly widened.

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