Iran: British-Iranian woman accused of attempting to 'overthrow the regime'
2016-06-15 17:30:26 UTC
The Iranian Revolutionary Guard accused a British-Iranian aid worker who has been detained since early April of trying to "overthrow" the government in a statement published on Wednesday.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is a 37-year-old program coord...
Trump: Sadiq Khan, New London Mayor, Could Be Exception to My Muslim Ban
2016-05-10 19:29:14 UTC
Donald Trump is an Incredibly Generous person: Sadiq Khan, New London Mayor, Could Be Exception to His Muslim Ban.
However, Sadiq Khan who was sworn in as mayor of the British capital, said the real estate billionaire and presumptive Republica...
BBC team expelled from North Korea
2016-05-09 18:58:31 UTC
BBC report Rupert Wingfield-Hayes was ejected for comments deemed "disrespectful."
BBC correspondent Rupert Wingfield-Hayes and his team are being expelled from North Korea after being detained over their reporting.
North Korea detained a BB...
Europe hates Trump - He's worse than Voldemort
2016-03-05 23:10:43 UTC
Carnival float in Dusseldorf, Germany
The international reaction to Donald Trump is so forceful and so unanimous in its condemnation that it is worth drawing attention to.
Germany's Der Spiegel has called Trump the most dangerous man in t...
Julian Assange: I'll leave the embassy and accept arrest if the UN panel rules against me
2016-02-06 01:00:10 UTC
A UN panel considering the "unlawful detention" of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has ruled in his favor. Julian Assange called on Britain and Sweden on Friday to let him freely leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London after a U.N. panel ruled he ...
Adele doesn't give Trump permission to use her music
2016-02-04 00:05:35 UTC
<h3>Pop star Adele has issued a statement to distance herself from Donald Trump, after he used her music at his rallies.</h3>
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British singer Adele made ...
Putin probably approved London murder of Litvinenko: British inquiry
2016-01-22 19:44:43 UTC
President Vladimir Putin probably approved a Russian intelligence operation to murder ex-KBG agent Alexander Litvinenko, a judge led-British inquiry into the 2006 killing in London concluded.
Litvinenko, 43, an outspoken critic of Putin who fle...
The Islamic State is consistently losing territory - Kurds are the biggest winners in 2015
2015-12-22 09:42:31 UTC
LONDON, UK (22 December, 2015) – The Islamic State has consistently lost territory month-on-month throughout 2015, according to new analysis released today by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight.
Knife attacker slashes man in London metro 'terror incident'
2015-12-06 07:41:24 UTC
A man wielding a knife slashed a man in an east London metro station on Saturday, reportedly screaming "this is for Syria", before police used a stun gun to detain him in what they described as a terrorist incident.
A pool of blood near the tic...
British bombers made their first strikes on ISIS targets in Syria
2015-12-03 08:18:34 UTC
British bombers made their first strikes on Syria on Thursday, just hours after Britain's parliament voted to target Islamic State targets in Syria, a government source said.
Tornado bombers took off from the RAF Akrotiri air base in Cyprus and...
Tony Blair says he's sorry for "mistakes" made in the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003
2015-10-25 08:32:43 UTC
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair says he's sorry for "mistakes" made in the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, but he doesn't regret bringing down dictator Saddam Hussein.
"I can say that I apologize for the fact that the intelligence w...
Why is Tony Blair so unpopular?
2015-08-11 19:58:11 UTC
<h5><i>President George W Bush giving Tony Blair the presidential medal of freedom in the White House in 2009.<hr></h5></i>Tony Blair won the British general election in May 1997, with a landslide victory against the discredited Conservative gover...
Russia and China cracked Snowden's files
2015-06-14 07:47:56 UTC
UK intelligence agents have been moved because Russia and China have access to classified information which reveals how they operate, a senior government source has told the BBC.
According to the <a href="http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/st...
Channan Petrides, 22, forgoes heart, lung transplants to finish bucket list
2015-07-02 02:54:52 UTC
Channan Petrides, 22, is terminally ill and made the difficult but reasoned decision to turn down a chance to receive a new heart and lungs so that she could pursue the items on her bucket list. She has incurable cystic fibrosis and had been on a ...
Lung cancer therapy is 'milestone' - BBC
2015-06-10 04:20:06 UTC
A lung cancer therapy can more than double life expectancy in some patients, a "milestone" trial shows.
Nivolumab stops cancerous cells hiding from the body's own defences, leaving the cancer vulnerable to attack.
The results ...
Referendum: Ireland says Yes to same-sex marriage
2015-05-23 18:01:36 UTC
Gay couples flocked to central Dublin to celebrate a "historic watershed" on Saturday as a large majority in the traditionally Catholic country voted to allow same-sex marriage, the culmination of a four-decade struggle for gay rights.
UK: David Cameron won a stunning election victory
2015-05-08 17:12:39 UTC
British Prime Minister David Cameron won a stunning election victory on Friday, confounding forecasts that the vote would be the closest in decades and winning a clear majority that left his Labour opponents in tatters.
The sterling currency, b...
Warning of high air pollution levels in UK
2015-04-10 08:27:01 UTC
LONDON - Parts of the UK could reach the highest level of air pollution on Friday, prompting health warnings.
The conditions are set to create a build-up of local pollutants from sources such as traffic fumes, combined with pollution from the c...
Police Get More Time To Question Syria Suspects
2015-04-05 08:34:53 UTC
Police have been given more time to question six people arrested in Dover on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences.
The five men and one woman were detained around 8am on Friday in the port's departure area.
Officers now have until 8...
UK investigators to examine MH17 flight data
2014-07-24 06:57:29 UTC
UK investigators are to start examining the flight data recorder from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane.
The Air Accidents Investigation Branch in Farnborough will start the process almost a week after the plane crashed in eastern Ukraine.
JK Rowling: Crime thriller will run longer than Harry Potter
2014-07-22 06:19:26 UTC
JK Rowling has said she plans to pen many more crime thrillers, and to create a series that will run for even longer than her seven hugely successful Harry Potter books, which over a decade have proved to be one of the bestselling book series in h...
Barcelona close in on Luis Suárez with £70m cash bid to Liverpool
2014-07-03 17:46:31 UTC
Luis Suárez is close to sealing his preferred move to Barcelona after the Catalan club held a “productive” first meeting with Liverpool and offered around £70m for the controversial forward.
Barcelona’s determination to clinch a deal for the Ur...
Kate Middleton and Prince William's Emotional moments at Wimbledon
2014-07-03 05:26:18 UTC
Stop whatever you are doing, and take a few moments right now to just revel in this glorious picture of Kate and William at Wimbledon. This image will no doubt be studied for decades to come, and will presumably be placed on stamps, splashed on bi...
UK social media snooping 'is legal'
2014-06-18 06:34:08 UTC
The true extent of the government's interception of Google, Facebook and Twitter – including private messages between British citizens – has been officially confirmed for the first time.
The government's most senior security official, Charles F...
British "in/out" referendum threat - Bluff or gambit?
2014-06-10 00:44:54 UTC
"It certainly should not be expected that we discuss personnel issues here," Chancellor Angela Merkel said on arrival in Sweden on Monday evening.
The Swedish government similarly said that the "nomination problem" for the top job in the European...