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Brexit: May seeks delay in divorce deal as EU says 'make up your mind'

2019-03-19 19:37

The British government is preparing to ask the European Union for a long delay to Brexit, after the speaker of the House of Commons ruled that Prime Minister Theresa May can't keep asking lawmakers to vote on her divorce deal.

EU flag sales come down in Brexit Britain

2019-02-17 09:31

At a flag-making workshop in northern England, orders for Union Jacks are flying off the production line while the EU's blue-and-yellow standard is proving less and less popular.

Heathrow, Gatwick investing in anti-drone technology

2019-01-05 14:50

Britain's two biggest airports are investing in anti-drone technology following severe disruption at Gatwick caused by drone sightings in the run-up to Christmas.

How did the Irish border become the biggest fight of Brexit?

2018-11-04 16:51

The question of how to keep the Irish border free of checkpoints and patrols threatens to derail Britain’s plans for an orderly departure from the European Union.

EU allegedly mulling no-deal Brexit summit as pressure mounts

2018-10-15 19:58

United Kingdom and European Union negotiators were working through Sunday as the outcome of Brexit talks hung in the balance.

Ghana, Britain sign £20m trade deal

2018-08-29 11:58

Ghana and Britain have signed a £20m trade and investment agreement to create jobs and promote economic development in the west African nation, the Ghanaian presidency has said.

Britain wants Zimbabwe military off the streets

2018-08-02 16:45

Britain says its ambassador to Zimbabwe has met with government ministers and "made clear that the military should be removed from the streets of Harare."

PICS: 'Dump Trump': 250 000 march against US president's UK visit

2018-07-14 07:30

While British Prime Minister Theresa May gave Donald Trump a "red carpet welcome", hundreds of thousands of people greeted the US president's visit in the UK with a "Carnival of Resistance".

Key points of Britain's post-Brexit trade plan

2018-07-07 07:00

The plan says it would avoid checks on the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland and protect manufacturing supply lines, end the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice, control migration and allow Britain to establish its own trade policy.

UK, US warn of possible Tanzania protests

2018-04-25 17:29

Britain and the United States have warned their citizens in Tanzania to exercise caution ahead of possible anti-government protests on Thursday.

 

Britain's weapons sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful: UK report

2019-02-17 09:41

The UK is on 'the wrong side of the law' in Yemen by sanctioning weapons exports to Riyadh, the House of Lords says.

Stocks struggle as treasuries drop; pound drifts

2019-01-16 14:16

Stocks struggled to hold gains and Treasuries dropped as investors weighed the political turmoil in Britain and the prospects for policy makers to arrest a slowdown in global growth.

Preparing for the modern world together

2018-12-12 11:28

South Africa will not be able to meet its full potential if it is unable to turn the ideas its many bright minds generate into the products and services, which will support the country's industries of the future, writes Nigel Casey.

WATCH: British-built spacecraft heads for Mercury

2018-10-20 10:32

Is Mercury's core liquid or solid, and why - on the smallest planet in our solar system - is it so big? What can the planet closest to the Sun tell us about how our solar system came into being?

FAKE WEDDING RING SHOCK!

2018-09-06 13:15

FOR the last 14 years, she had proudly worn what she thought was an 18 karat gold wedding ring, imagining one day her daughter would also inherit something precious.

Indian ride-hailing firm Ola to take on Uber

2018-08-07 14:40

Indian ride-hailing company Ola announced that it is to launch services in Britain, expanding its foray abroad and intensifying its battle with US rival Uber.

Justin Bieber's Mercedes breaks down in traffic, next-gen BMW X4... 5 cool car clips you shouldn't miss

2018-08-02 09:45

From Justin Bieber R2.6-million Mercedes-Benz SLS breaking down in traffic to the new BMW X4 and i8 Roadster, check out these five cool car clips.

Theresa May has survived Chequers – but what comes next could be worse

2018-07-11 16:57

Tory backbenchers are feeling much aggrieved over the recent turn of events in the Brexit process. With multiple options available to them, the question for them is whether ousting prime minister Theresa May will result in any kind of better outcome.

Brexit banker kids leave top UK schools with rare empty seats

2018-07-02 11:10

Enrolment at international schools in the UK has slumped since the 2016 referendum, while across the channel schools catering to expats are seeing a surge in applications.

Iran warns of 'regional consequences' of Syria strikes

2018-04-14 11:03

Iran warned of "regional consequences" following a wave of punitive strikes in Syria by the United States, Britain and France.

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