Six injured in suspected acid attack in London

2017-09-24 14:16

A suspected acid attack in east London injured six people, police say adding that they have arrested a 15-year-old male.

18-year-old charged over London subway bombing

2017-09-22 20:25

British police have charged an 18-year-old man with attempted murder and causing an explosion over last week's bomb attack on the London subway.

Uber's London licence revoked in surprise regulatory move

2017-09-22 12:44

Uber’s licence to operate in London has been revoked, a surprise decision that will affect the 3.5 million people and 40 000 drivers who use the app in the city.

UK property slowdown continues as prices fall

2017-09-20 10:26

UK house prices have fallen for a fifth month in August, according to a new report, dragging their annual gain to the weakest since 2012.

British policy towards Zimbabwe during Matabeleland massacre: licence to kill

2017-09-18 17:05

The effects of President Mugabe's post-independence security clampdown that led to the murder of between 10 000 and 20 000 Zimbabweans, known as the Matabeleland massacre, continue to be felt, writes The Conversation.

May says Trump visit still on

2017-09-17 22:37

British Prime Minister Theresa May has insisted a long-awaited state visit by Donald Trump will go ahead as planned despite a diplomatic spat.

British police raid home after train attack arrest

2017-09-16 17:19

British police have raided a home near London just hours after making their first arrest in the investigation into the bombing of an underground train.

Suspect arrested, soldiers deployed after tube blast

2017-09-16 11:57

British authorities have arrested a suspect in the London subway blast that injured more than two dozen people as hundreds of soldiers are being deployed across the country.

UPDATE: Police declare reported explosion on London subway a 'terrorist' incident

2017-09-15 10:34

Passengers were seen "badly burned" following a possible explosion on a London Underground train, eyewitnesses said.

UK overseas territories at risk of losing funding after Brexit

2017-09-13 16:00

UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s government has been asked to match the European Union funding that UK overseas territories stand to lose after Brexit.


May tries to reboot Brexit

2017-09-23 09:00

Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain is prepared to abide by European Union rules and pay into the bloc's coffers for two years after leaving the EU in March 2019.

All eyes on May as she prepares to spell out key Brexit demands

2017-09-22 16:05

European leaders are bracing themselves for a speech by British Prime Minister Theresa May that is expected to spell out key positions on Brexit after wrangling and tension in her own government.

UK retail sales rise more than forecast

2017-09-20 11:02

UK retail sales have risen in August at their fastest pace in four months, providing further evidence of a tentative pickup in consumer spending.

Qatar to buy 24 fighter jets from Britain

2017-09-18 21:01

Qatar has signed an agreement to buy 24 Typhoon fighter jets from Britain, the second major defence deal signed by Doha during its lengthy diplomatic dispute with its Gulf neighbours.

London slumps as UK sellers raise home prices

2017-09-18 10:07

UK house prices have grown at the slowest annual pace in more than five years this month as a slump in London weighed on the market.

UK threat level downgraded to severe from critical

2017-09-17 16:53

Britain has downgraded its terrorism threat level to severe from critical, two days after a bombing in a London Underground train injured 30 people.

Boris Johnson 'eyes' UK leadership bid

2017-09-16 14:55

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has fuelled speculation that he hopes to eventually succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, spelling out his Brexit goals days before her major policy speech on the subject.

Britain raises threat level after London bomb: PM

2017-09-15 22:02

Britain raised its national threat level to maximum on Friday after a bomb detonated on a London Underground train, and Prime Minister Theresa May said troops would be deployed to key locations.

BoE sees scope for some removal of stimulus in coming months

2017-09-14 13:30

The Bank of England says policy makers may see the need to reduce stimulus in the near future as it kept the benchmark interest rate at a record low.

UK unemployment at 42-year low fails to spur wage pickup

2017-09-13 11:36

For British workers, the lowest jobless rate in more than four decades isn’t enough to maintain their standard of living.

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