UK's Miliband says Labour suffered very disappointing election

2015-05-08 07:58

Labour leader Ed Miliband says that his party had suffered a 'very disappointing' night after election results showed it was on track to lose seats and lag far behind Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives.

SA in talks with UK over entry visas

2013-02-28 10:00

The government is renewing its efforts to convince Britain to drop visa requirements for SA visitors, saying it is confident that SA passports now comply with international security standards.

China agency downgrades UK

2011-05-24 10:02

A Chinese ratings house has downgraded Britain's sovereign credit rating, citing the country's gloomy economic growth prospects and weakening ability to pay back debt.

British students clash with police

2010-12-09 17:21

Angry demonstrators have clashed with police as the government faces a vote on proposals to triple university tuition fees.

Mass strike threat in UK

2010-09-13 10:33

British union leaders are warning that plans for deep cuts in public spending will be met by a wave of strikes.

British treasury minister quits

2010-05-30 09:16

British Chief Secretary to the Treasury David Laws has resigned after revelations about his parliamentary expenses.

Piers Morgan linked to phone hacking?

2011-07-19 10:43

Piers Morgan faces allegations of being connected to phone hacking scandal.

UK to register cases of female genital mutilation

2014-02-10 14:24

Doctors and nurses in Britain will be required to register cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) as part of efforts to combat the practice.


Waterslide as new transport system?

2014-03-14 13:06

How about some waterslide fun on your way to work?!!

Economic crisis takes toll on UK bankers

2011-11-20 15:06

The pressure on London bankers to get to grips with the global financial crisis has led to stress, depression and insomnia among workers.

Moody's puts UK banks on downgrade watch

2011-05-24 09:49

Moody's Investors Service is reviewing 14 British banks including Lloyds TSB Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland for possible downgrade.

UK eyes SA govt contracts

2010-12-05 17:14

The UK wants a piece of the R750bn SA plans to invest in infrastructure.

UK probes fugitive siege

2010-07-11 14:24

British police are under investigation over the death of Raoul Moat after their dramatic armed stand-off ended with them firing a stun gun at him and the fugitive and shooting himself dead.

UK is one of the unhealthiest nations

2013-03-05 12:50

Despite six decades of free medical care and widespread health campaigns, Britons are among the unhealthiest people in Western Europe, a new study says.

'Murderous mom' under psychiatric treatment in UK

2014-06-23 14:38

Tania Clarence, the South African woman accused of murdering her three disabled children, is considering a plea of 'diminished responsibility'.

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