Western powers amend UN draft resolution on Syria

2018-04-21 07:03

The original draft, which failed to get the support of Russia, expressed outrage and condemnation of the April 7 chemical attack in the town of Douma, where more than 40 people were killed.

Ramaphosa says he'll use his private sector experience to grow SA economy

2018-04-19 12:43

Speaking to the UK media, the president reasons that SA can boost its growth rate to more than double the 2017 level if the country attracts enough investment and institutes reforms.

May defeated in Lords on Brexit, signalling more challenges ahead

2018-04-19 10:52

The UK’s upper house has voted against a key part of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit policy, inflicting a defeat on the government.

WATCH: Cyril Ramaphosa meets UK Prime Minister Theresa May

President Cyril Ramaphosa has held a bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May. Watch.

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Ramaphosa scores R857m UK funding from Prime Minister May

2018-04-17 22:05

The money will go towards helping South Africa improve its business environment.

Ramaphosa kickstarts R1.2trn investor promise at Commonwealth summit

2018-04-17 10:56

Ramaphosa is leading South Africa’s delegation to the 53-member Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting taking place in the UK.

UK's May to face angry lawmakers over Syria airstrikes

2018-04-16 10:22

Prime Minister Theresa May is set to face British lawmakers to explain her decision to launch airstrikes against Syria without a vote in Parliament.

UK factory output falls for first time in almost a year

2018-04-11 13:03

UK manufacturing has shrunk for the first time in 11 months in February, led by output of machinery and equipment.

Want a baggage carousel? Heathrow terminal up for auction

2018-04-07 09:41

From baggage carousels to airline signs and security scanners, the contents of a Heathrow airport terminal undergoing an upgrade will be auctioned off this month, the sale organisers say.

Daughter of poisoned spy says she's recovering

2018-04-05 22:07

The poisoned daughter of an ex-Russian spy says she's recovering quickly after the poisoning, while Russia strongly protests being locked out of the probe into their poisoning


Britain spy case: Watchdog rejects Russia nerve agent claim

2018-04-19 22:22

Global chemical weapon watchdog chief rejects Russian claims that traces of a second nerve agent were discovered in the English where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were targeted in a poisoning attack.

Dad tries to blame 14-year-old son for murder he committed, court hears

2018-04-19 12:24

A dad from the UK allegedly tried get his 14-year-old son to take the blame for a murder because he thought the boy would get a lighter punishment.

'I can't be illegal!': Windrush Britons haunted by deportation threat

2018-04-18 18:20

Half a century after emigrating to Britain, Anthony Bryan decided it was time to go abroad. But the decision set off a bureaucratic nightmare that saw him lose his job, detained twice and almost deported to Jamaica.

PICS: Queen Elizabeth gives Ramaphosa letters from Mandela

2018-04-17 22:47

President Cyril Ramaphosa has received two letters from Queen Elizabeth that the late former president Nelson Mandela had written her.

Cambridge Analytica ex-CEO refuses to testify in UK

2018-04-17 16:06

The British Parliament's media committee says Cambridge Analytica's former CEO, Alexander Nix, says he'll no longer testify at un upcoming session on fake news, citing an ongoing investigation by the information commissioner's office.

UK, US govts warn of Russia's 'malicious cyber activity'

2018-04-16 21:08

Britain and the United States have released a rare joint statement warning of "malicious cyber activity" carried out by the Russian state.

Husband accidentally kills wife – who had just beaten cancer

2018-04-11 13:27

A British court has heard how a man accidentally ran over and killed his wife while they were out for a "scenic drive" on their motorbikes in the countryside.

Poisoned daughter of Russian ex-spy leaves UK hospital

2018-04-10 14:03

Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned with a nerve agent in the English city of Salisbury along with her Russian ex-spy father, has been discharged from the British hospital.

Poisoned spy's pets are dead, UK confirms

2018-04-06 16:30

A cat and two guinea pigs owned by the former double agent poisoned in the UK are dead, the British government confirmed after questions were raised by Russia.

Sexual misconduct at UK universities an 'open secret' - report

2018-04-04 20:40

Sexual misconduct perpetuated by university staff is an "open secret" that has become sidelined within university campuses in the UK, according to a report by the National Union of Students (NUS).

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