britain

April 1, 2018
April 1, 2018

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...

December 18, 2017
December 18, 2017

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.

September 27, 2017
September 27, 2017

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...

February 26, 2017
February 26, 2017

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.

January 4, 2017
January 4, 2017

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.

December 4, 2016
December 4, 2016

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...

September 15, 2016
September 15, 2016

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.

August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016

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

August 3, 2016
August 3, 2016

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.

July 30, 2016
July 30, 2016

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.