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Julian Assange wins bid to appeal US extradition ruling

Hundreds of protesters had gathered outside the court ahead of what was a key ruling after 13 years of legal battles, with two judges asked to declare whether they were satisfied by US assurances that Assange, 52, could rely on the First Amendment right if he is tried for spying in the US

1w ago

London court set to rule on Julian Assange extradition

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange could find out on Monday whether he has won a reprieve in his last-ditch UK legal battle to avoid extradition to the United States

1w ago

Reader's Digest UK folds after 86 years

The UK edition of Reader's Digest, a beloved monthly magazine known for its curated articles and features, has come to an end after 86 years in circulation

3w ago

How UK is planning to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda

On Tuesday, the UK parliament passed the "Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Act 2024", a controversial piece of legislation that's meant to deport illegal immigrants from the UK to the African nation of Rwanda

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UK passes Rwanda asylum law as Sunak vows flights will start in weeks

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak promised yesterday to start sending asylum seekers to Rwanda within 10 to 12 weeks as the upper house of parliament finally passed required legislation, delayed for weeks by attempts to alter the plan..Sunak said the government had booked commercial chart

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UK royal Kate taking chemotherapy after cancer discovery

Kate, Britain's Princess of Wales, said on Friday she was undergoing preventative chemotherapy after tests taken after she had major abdominal surgery in January revealed that cancer had been present

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Who will become Ireland's next prime minister?

Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday he would step down as Ireland's prime minister and the leader of the governing Fine Gael party, in a surprise move, citing "personal and political" reasons

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UK government pledges extra cash for Muslims' security

The British government on Monday pledged 117 million pounds ($150 million) towards protecting Muslim communities amid a rise in Islamophobia as it promises more action to tackle extremism

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FBI files uncover plot to kill UK's Queen Elizabeth II

A newly released cache of FBI files has revealed a potential plot to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II during her 1983 visit to California.

1y ago

Net migration to UK hits ‘record’ 606,000

Net migration in the UK hit a record 606,000 in 2022, official figures showed yesterday, heaping pressure on the government, which has pledged to cut dependency on foreign labour.

1y ago

Britain to limit migration of foreign students by family

UK will also remove the ability for international students to switch out of the student route into work routes before their studies have been completed

1y ago

First UK baby with DNA from 3 people born

Doctors in the United Kingdom have delivered a baby with DNA from three people using a special in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) technique

1y ago

World leaders congratulate King Charles III, Queen Camilla

Leaders in the United States and Europe sent congratulations to Britain's King Charles III and Queen Camilla on their coronation today, while China called for "cooperation" and "peace"

1y ago

Camilla: Who is King Charles' wife and Britain's new Queen?

After years of being depicted as the most hated woman in Britain, Camilla, the second wife of King Charles, was crowned queen on Saturday, capping a remarkable turnaround in public acceptance few would have thought possible

1y ago

King Charles III crowned

King Charles III was crowned on Saturday in Britain's biggest ceremonial event for seven decades, a sumptuous display of pageantry dating back 1,000 years.

1y ago

In a coronation brimming with history, King Charles and Britain look to future

Charles III will be crowned king on Saturday in Britain's biggest ceremonial event for seven decades, a sumptuous display of pageantry dating back 1,000 years

1y ago

PM reaches London to attend King Charles III's coronation

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reached London from Washington DC to attend the coronation of Charles III and his wife Camilla as the King and the Queen Consort of the United Kingdom (UK) and the other Commonwealth realms..A United Airlines flight carrying the prime minister and her entou

1y ago

Police detain man after 'shotgun cartridges' thrown into Buckingham Palace

Police in London on Tuesday arrested a man allegedly armed with a knife and accused of throwing suspected shotgun cartridges into the grounds of Buckingham Palace

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