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  • Britain calls ship seizure by Iran 'hostile act'

    Britain denounces Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a "hostile act" and rejects Tehran's explanation that it seized the vessel because it had been involved in an accident.

  • Britain bans 'harmful' gender stereotypes from ads

    Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain under new rules that could have a major impact on the industry.

  • Brexit future lies in MPs' hands: May

    Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday said it was up to MPs to decide whether Britain leaves the European Union next March with no deal despite the potentially catastrophic impact.

  • 'Terror attack' near UK parliament

    British police arrest a man on suspicion of terrorism offences after he drove a car into security barriers outside parliament and injured at least two people.

  • Trump arrives in ‘hot spot’ Britain

    US President Donald Trump arrives in "hot spot" Britain after casting doubt on Prime Minister Theresa May's plans for leaving the European Union and with protests planned across the country where he says the people like him a lot.

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    Anger in France, Britain over Trump's gun law speech

    US President Donald Trump sparks anger in France and Britain by suggesting looser gun laws could have helped prevent deadly attacks in Paris in 2015, and linking a wave of knife crime in London to a handgun ban.

  • Britain, Russia lock horns as Moscow cuts diplomats

    Moscow tells Britain it must cut just over 50 more of its diplomatic and technical staff in Russia as a standoff deepened over the poisoning of a Russian former spy and his daughter in England, the Russian Foreign Ministry says.

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    UK police say shots fired in incident at US military base

    British police says shots have been fired by US service personnel during an incident at a military base in central England used by the US air force.

  • UK Labour 'ready for government': Corbyn

    Britain's main opposition Labour party is "now the political mainstream" and "ready for government", leader Jeremy Corbyn says following unexpected advances in a June general election.

  • Pacquiao to fight Britain's Khan in April

    Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and British fighter Amir Khan confirmed separately on Sunday that they would face each other on April 23 after weeks of conflicting reports.

  • Murray eases to 25th straight win

    Andy Murray began 2017 where he left off last year, beating Jeremy Chardy in straight sets in his season opener in Qatar on Tuesday to register his 25th consecutive victory.

  • Chelsea apologises to abused former player

    English soccer club Chelsea issued a public apology to former striker Gary Johnson on Saturday for the sexual abuse he suffered as a young player and said it had been wrong to insist on a confidentiality clause when paying him compensation.

  • WADA says hackers released another batch of athlete data

    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) says that another batch of athlete data has been leaked by the same Russian cyber espionage group that published confidential medical data earlier this week.

  • Greg swaps spikes for dancing shoes

    Britain's long jump world champion Greg Rutherford is to take a break from his day job to appear on the BBC's popular

  • Britain taking no chances

    Record-seeking Britain pull out all the stops for their Rio Olympics campaign -- to the extent of employing their own plumber for the leaky athletes' village.

  • Britain can benefit from Brexit

    The British voters' decision to leave the European Union (EU), or “Brexit”, has triggered a major reshuffling of global political and economic alignments.

  • Remaking Britain

    Britain will have a new prime minister today – but the country's post-European Union future remains uncertain. Indeed, prolonged delays are likely in implementing the voters' decision to leave the EU.

  • Britain, France mark 100 years of Somme offensive

    With a cannon blast and a piercing whistle, Britain and France on Friday marked 100 years since soldiers emerged from their trenches to begin one of the bloodiest battles of World War I at the River Somme.

  • Britain exits EU

    A52-48 split in vote in favour to exit the European Union; it will have tremendous multifaceted implications for Great Britain.

  • ‘Britain underestimating number of child abuse victims’

    Hollywood actor David Schwimmer says Britain is underestimating the number of children who are victims of sexual abuse.

  • Britain votes to leave EU

    Britain has voted to break out of the European Union, national media declares. The UK has voted by 52% to 48% to leave the European Union after 43 years in an historic referendum.

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    British politician quits Brexit camp, citing 'lies and xenophobia'

    British politician, Sayeeda Warsi accuses those campaigning for Britain to leave the European Union of spreading lies, hate and xenophobia, saying she is switching to the "Remain" camp.

  • Thai king marks 70 years on the throne

    Queen Elizabeth of Britain and US President Barack Obama have sent congratulations to King Bhumibol Adulyadej on the occasion of his 70th anniversary of accession to the throne.

  • 'Pocket Hercules' dies at 104

    Manohar Aich, the bodybuilder who became the first Indian to take the Mr. Universe title in 1952 and won the nickname 'Pocket Hercules' for his tiny stature, has died aged 104.

  • First South Korean wins Man Booker International Prize

    South Korean author Han Kang won the Man Booker International Prize, sharing the £50,000 ($72,000, 63,500 euros) award with her translator -- who had only taught herself Korean three years before.

  • London buses to carry ‘praise Allah’ adverts during Ramadan

    London buses will carry adverts praising Allah as part of a drive by Britain’s biggest Muslim charity to help victims of the Syrian civil war during Ramadan.

  • Stay with EU, Obama urges UK

    Barack Obama urges the UK to stick with the EU, as he starts his final trip to Britain as US president by having lunch with the Queen.

  • Britain hails Queen Elizabeth II at 90

    Britain celebrates the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday with tributes to a popular monarch who has steered it through the decline of empire and a wave of scandals to the Internet age.

  • India says Kohinoor belongs to Britain

    A priceless diamond that is part of Queen Elizabeth's crown was given to Britain and not stolen, the Center today told the Supreme Court, which is hearing a suit seeking its return.

  • Grenade attack on UK envoy: Appeal verdict on Feb 11

    The High Court has fixed February 11 for delivering verdict in a case filed for a grenade attack on the then British high commissioner to Bangladesh Anwar Choudhury in 2004.