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Queen Elizabeth not dead, despite journalist's claims.

2015-06-05 13:27

Some shoddy journalism almost caused national panic in the UK after it was mistakenly reported that Queen Elizabeth II had died.

UK open to inquiry over role in CIA torture

2014-12-11 18:12

Britain's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said he would support an inquiry into whether British spies were complicit in CIA torture of terrorism suspects.

UK mulls tax on foreign property investors

2013-11-01 10:41

Britain is considering imposing capital gains tax on foreign property investors in an effort to tackle soaring house prices in the capital, a report shows.

Doubts over UK 'no work' contracts

2013-07-12 09:26

The rapid growth of 'zero-hours contracts' helps explain how Britain's barely growing economy can provide a record number of jobs, but not eveyone is a fan.

Webber exit surprised Red Bull

2013-06-28 08:49

Red Bull was caught off-guard when driver Mark Webber announced he was quitting Formula 1 at the end of the 2013 season.

UK banks face £27bn capital shortfall

2013-06-20 12:33

Britain's five biggest banks need an extra £27.1bn by end-2012 to meet rules on capital backup and must sell more assets and slash costs, regulators say.

UK to sell Lloyds shares, mulls RBS split

2013-06-20 10:53

Britain is ready to start selling its shares in Lloyds Banking Group and will examine whether to break up Royal Bank of Scotland, says its finance minister.

Biker's epic 67 000km ride

2013-06-14 11:54

A year, 67 000km and nine oil changes... Jonathan Yates has completed a six continent-spanning journey on his Yamaha XT660 Ténéré. Here's his story...

Stylish MG3 headed for SA

2013-06-13 15:03

Chinese-owned British automaker MG has revealed its latest model in the UK. Take a look at the stylish MG3 that's headed for SA!

F1 tyres 'a means to an end'

2013-05-14 12:15

Despite Fernando Alonso's fantastic win at the 2913 Spanish GP it seems F1 is more fixated on the tyre saga, Red Bull says the situation "contradicts" racing.


William and Kate welcome a baby girl

2015-05-03 15:00

The long wait for the royal baby is finally over. At 8.34am (UK time) yesterday, the Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a baby girl – the first princess to be born into the House of Windsor in 25 years.

16 strange laws from around the world

2014-11-07 11:17

Some are seriously outdated and others completely ridiculous, while the rest are just utterly hilarious!

Kate Middleton has stepped out for her first public appearance following the birth of Prince George. See the pictures.

Kate Middleton has stepped out for her first public appearance following the birth of Prince George. See the pictures.

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Middle class mysteries

2013-06-30 10:01

Chrystia Freeland explores the pros and cons of flexible labour markets.

Virgin Money back in profit on takeover

2013-06-27 09:20

UK financial group Virgin Money has posted strong profit growth stemming from its takeover of nationalised lender Northern Rock, and forecasts an annual profit.

Lloyds must raise £8.6bn - regulator

2013-06-20 12:07

Lloyds Banking Group must plug a capital shortfall of £8.6bn, says a UK regulator amid plans to return the part-state owned lender to the private sector.

UK body names lenders in £25bn shortfall

2013-06-20 10:37

A UK regulator is to say capital holes at Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds Banking Group and Barclays account for over 90% of a £25bn shortfall, a report says.

Pirelli tyre change delayed

2013-06-14 09:10

Pirelli has ruled out changing the construction of its Formula 1 tyres until August 2013 because teams couldn't agree at the Canadian GP.

BP seeks US government intervention

2013-05-16 11:00

BP wants Prime Minister David Cameron to intervene with the US government over the costs of compensating firms for the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster, reports BBC.

'Lost' last Mini up for sale

2013-05-14 10:59

A salvaged Mini Clubman hidden in tunnels under the Longbridge factory in England for 30 years is to be auctioned.

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