UK not keeping up with Russia threat, head of army to warn

2018-01-22 19:54

Britain would struggle to match Russian military capabilities on the battlefield and risks falling further behind potential adversaries without more investment, the head of the army will warn.

British Airways pilot, allegedly drunk, taken off plane

2018-01-20 18:24

A British Airways first officer has been removed from the cockpit of a flight scheduled to leave for Mauritius amid fears he was drunk.

Don't dream it's over: EU's Brexit message to Britain

2018-01-19 13:19

A sudden flurry of suggestions by the EU that Brexit could be reversed has sparked questions about the bloc's motives and even accusations of a secret plot to keep Britain in the European Union.

PICS: Huge storms hit northern Europe, leave three dead

2018-01-18 17:23

Violent gales battered northern Europe and beyond, snapping air and train links and leaving three people dead, all killed by falling trees.

UK inflation rate slips to 3%, first decline in six months

2018-01-16 12:13

UK inflation has eased for the first time in six months in December, thanks to the cost of air fares as well as games and toys.

UK air force scrambles 2 fighters to intercept Russian jets

2018-01-16 05:17

Britain's Royal Air Force has scrambled two fighter jets to intercept Russian bombers near U.K. airspace, in another illustration of ongoing tensions

Manchester’s victory is not guaranteed

2018-01-14 06:06

Fans of both Manchester City and Liverpool are hoping their teams will be victorious in their League match in Merseyside on Sunday.

UK plans to eliminate avoidable plastic waste by 2042

2018-01-13 07:31

Britain plans to eliminate all avoidable plastic waste within 25 years, Prime Minister Theresa May has announced as part of long-term plans for the environment.

Trump cancels trip to London because of embassy choice

2018-01-12 12:04

US President Donald Trump says he is cancelling an upcoming trip to London because he doesn't like the choice of a new US embassy in the British capital.

‘Bad Brexit’ would hurt the UK economy for more than a decade

2018-01-10 12:10

The UK economy will be paying the price for years to come if Prime Minister Theresa May fails to secure a Brexit agreement with European Union leaders.


Why the wealthy are leaving London - report

2018-01-22 18:22

Last year more high net-worth individuals left the UK than those immigrating to the country, according to a report by research company New World Wealth.

French president warns that UK can't keep full access to EU

2018-01-20 17:01

French President Emmanuel Macron has warned Britain that it cannot maintain full access to the European Union's market.

UK retailers see Black Friday hangover as sales plunge

2018-01-19 12:15

UK retail sales have fallen the most in 18 months in December as stores experienced their customary post-Black Friday lull.

Burberry sales suffer over holidays as new CEO pushes change

2018-01-17 11:10

Burberry's holiday sales have fallen short of estimates as CEO Marco Gobbetti began implementing his plan to give the UK-based trench-coat maker a high-fashion facelift.

UK growth outlook dims as household consumption seen weaker

2018-01-16 10:11

The UK economy isn’t going to pick up for at least the next two years as consumers struggle to lift spending.

UK treasury chief accuses EU of paranoia over Brexit

2018-01-14 13:41

Britain's treasury chief, Philip Hammond, is accusing the European Union of "paranoia" over Brexit and should instead offer a positive vision.

Trump: No trip to London since embassy site is a 'bad deal'

2018-01-13 08:00

President Donald Trump says he cancelled upcoming trip to London because he doesn't like the choice of new embassy.

Butcher trapped in freezer uses sausage to bash his way out

2018-01-12 21:02

A British butcher who got locked in a freezer says he was saved by a frozen sausage that he used as a battering ram.

UK factories in best growth run since '97 amid global upswing

2018-01-10 12:39

UK manufacturers have posted a seventh consecutive month of expansion in November as sectors from food producers to makers of games and sports equipment increased output.

British PM's cabinet reshuffle marred by resignation

2018-01-09 13:55

British Prime Minister Theresa May's long-awaited government reshuffle was branded ineffectual and shambolic after she promoted few fresh faces to her top team and a minister resigned rather than accept a new post.

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