European airport pollution threatens health of 52 mn people: NGO

High concentrations of tiny particles released when aviation jet fuel is burnt pose a health risk to 52 million people living around Europe's busiest airports, NGO Transport & Environment warned Tuesday

17h ago

UK's Manchester Airport faces cancellations after power cut

Flights departing the UK's Manchester Airport faced cancellations and severe delays on Sunday after a power cut in the area caused widespread disruption, an airport spokesperson said

2d ago

West provoked Ukraine war

Nigel Farage, leader of Britain’s anti-immigration Reform UK party, faced strong criticism yesterday after saying that the West provoked Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

3d ago

UK's richest family get jail terms for exploiting staff at Swiss villa

A Swiss court handed jail sentences to four members of Britain's richest family, the Hindujas, on Friday, branding them "selfish" for exploiting Indian staff at their Geneva mansion

3d ago

Sunak's Conservatives set for heavy election defeat, polls forecast

Three opinion polls on Wednesday predicted a record defeat for British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's Conservatives at a July 4 election, forecasting the Labour Party would comfortably win a large majority after 14 years in opposition

5d ago

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

1m 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

1m 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

1m 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

1y ago

UK illegal migration bill approved by parliament's lower house

A new British law which seeks to bar the entry of asylum seekers arriving in small boats across the Channel was approved by the lower house of parliament on Wednesday, after the government accepted several amendments from rebel Conservatives

1y ago

UK tests alert system on mobile phones

The UK conducted its first test of a new emergency alert service on Sunday, with millions of mobile phones emitting a loud alarm and vibrating.

1y ago

UK deputy PM resigns after most bullying claims upheld

UK Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab announced his resignation on Friday after bullying claims against him were upheld in a report, a fresh political shock for Britain's Conservatives.

1y ago

UK royals took more than £1b income: revealed

Britain’s King Charles and the late Queen Elizabeth II received payments equivalent to over £1bn from two land and property estates that are at the centre of a debate over whether their profits should be given to the public instead.

1y ago

Prince Harry makes unexpected appearance at London court for privacy case

Britain's Prince Harry on Monday made an unexpected appearance at London's high court when he arrived for a hearing in his claim against a newspaper publisher over allegations of unlawful information gathering.

1y ago
push notification