Piers Morgan to Jennifer Aniston: “Dismount from that high horse”
2016-07-14 20:41:38 UTC
In a powerful open letter published on The Huffington Post, Jennifer Aniston addressed the ongoing media speculation about her personal life and appearance.
“The objectification and scrutiny we put women through is absurd and disturbing. The way I am portrayed by the media is simply a reflect...
Theresa May becomes Britain's new prime minister
2016-07-13 19:03:33 UTC
Theresa May became Britain's new prime minister on Wednesday, promising to carve out a bold new future in the world as she embarks on the monumental task of leading the country out of the European Union.
May, 59 assumed office after an audience with Queen Elizabeth and drove straight to her ne...
Bank of England records no dissent over lowering bank capital buffer after Brexit vote
2016-07-12 08:50:19 UTC
No Bank of England policymakers objected to a decision to cut banks' capital requirements at a meeting in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union, a record of their meeting showed on Tuesday.
Last week the BoE's Financial Policy Committee lowered a capital requirement for banks,...
Merkel will not back down to the new British PM: UK needs to clarify intentions quickly
2016-07-12 08:58:21 UTC
Theresa May is expected to trigger the formal process to quit the European Union by the end of this year.
But German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Britain "will have to quickly clarify how it wants to shape its relationship to the European Union in the future."
According to German news agen...
Brexit Vote hits UK households and business morale, London hurt most
2016-07-11 10:14:48 UTC
British consumer spending fell last month, the business outlook darkened by the most in four years and economic activity in London slowed sharply, according to three reports which showed the vote to leave the European Union starting to take a toll.
Figures for June from card company Visa, Lloy...
Brexit mess: Arsonists rarely come with water buckets
2016-07-05 06:18:49 UTC
Without the populist slogans and false promises of UKIP politician Farage, the Brexit camp would not have triumphed with the EU referendum. Now that it is real, Farage pulls his own exit.
The leader of the insurgent right-wing UK Independence Party said on Monday he was stepping down after rea...
A London-based law firm takes action over government's role in Brexit
2016-07-04 07:36:52 UTC
Law firm Mishcon de Reya said it had started legal action to demand the British government win legislative approval from Parliament before triggering a formal divorce from the European Union.
Mishcon de Reya, a London-based law firm, said Britain would need an Act of Parliament - which would r...
Queen, in Scotland after Brexit vote, says staying calm can be hard
2016-07-02 17:01:58 UTC
Britain's Queen Elizabeth told Scottish lawmakers on Saturday that staying calm in a fast-changing world can be difficult.
Speaking as she formally opened the fifth session of Scotland's devolved parliament, she made no mention of last week's vote by Britain to leave the EU, a result which pro...
EU leaders tell Britain to exit swiftly
2016-06-29 05:30:05 UTC
European leaders told Britain on Tuesday to act quickly to resolve the political and economic confusion unleashed by its vote to leave the European Union last week, after the IMF said the uncertainty could put pressure on global economic growth.
Sterling and world stock markets recovered sligh...
EU wants a quickie divorce, UK wants time to think things over
2016-06-28 17:32:44 UTC
I can only advise our British friends not to fool themselves,.. no cherry-picking exercise in UK negotiations to leave the EU, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
“We will make sure that negotiations will not be carried out as a cherry-picking exercise. There must be and there will be a palp...
Brexit - "Made in England" : How the elderly have put the future of their children on the line
2016-06-26 23:42:22 UTC
Brexit - "Made in England" : How the elderly have put the future of their children on the line.
I’m sitting here looking at my burgundy-red British passport, with EUROPEAN UNION emblazoned in gold letters across the top. I’ve fastened the shirt I’m wearing with cufflinks which have the UK flag...
EU Pushes Quick UK Exit: Cameron has to act immediately
2016-06-26 09:00:36 UTC
<h1>Cameron needs to 'live with the consequences'</h1><h3>EU: "It doesn't have to be written. He [Cameron] can just say it."</h3>"There is no time to lose," said French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault. "Of course a new (British) prime minister must be appointed. That will probably require a fe...
Millions Of Desperate People Sign UK Petition For New EU Referendum
2016-06-28 22:04:28 UTC
UK Petition For New EU Referendum: By late afternoon, it appeared to be rising at a rate of more than 10,000 signatures a minute.
Just days after voting to leave the European Union, more than 4 million Britons and UK residents had signed a petition calling for a second vote, forcing lawmakers ...
Merkel calls Brexit 'a watershed for Europe'
2016-06-25 07:03:13 UTC
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called the UK's decision to leave the European Union a watershed for Europe and European unity. It's now up to her and EU leaders to ensure other countries don't follow suit.
"There's no way around it: Today is a watershed for Europe and the European unity p...
What's next in the EU after Brexit vote?
2016-06-25 23:03:56 UTC
For the first time in the history of European integration, a member state has decided to leave the bloc. European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker said the decision would be respected. The remaining 27 member states in the Union would continue and stood ready to start negotiations on the ...
Brexit wins as Britain votes to leave European Union — David Cameron announces resignation as Prime Minister
2016-06-24 07:33:40 UTC
BREAKING NEWS: David Cameron announces resignation as Prime Minister following UK vote to leave EU.
LONDON — Brexit wins as Britain votes to leave European Union
Britain has voted to leave the European Union, results from Thursday's referendum showed, a stunning repudiation of the nation's ...
Jo Cox MP death: Man charged with murder
2016-06-18 00:47:16 UTC
<h2>A man has been charged with murder in connection with the shooting of Labour MP Jo Cox.</h2>
West Yorkshire Police said Thomas Mair, 52, has been charged with the murder of the 41-year-old.
She was shot and stabbed outside her constituency surgery in Birstall, West Yorkshire, on Thursday.
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 coordinator with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, a Lond...
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 Republican nominee had an "ignorant view of Islam".
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 BBC journalist and ordered his expulsion over his re...
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 the world. The French liberal newspaper Liberation ...
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 had been arbitrarily detained and should be awarde...
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 clear on Monday that she has not given permission ...
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 fled Russia, died after drinking green tea laced with...
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.
Using open source intelligence including social medi...