britain

August 21, 2022
August 21, 2022

Ex-refugee Ali becomes women's boxing trailbazer

Britain's Ramla Ali said she sometimes felt she was dreaming after her journey from Somali refugee to trailblazing women's boxer took a big leap forward in Saudi Arabia.

July 12, 2022
July 12, 2022

Mo Farah wins UK plaudits after revealing true past

Olympic great Mo Farah won praise from across Britain's political spectrum Tuesday after the shock revelation that he was illegally trafficked as a child to the country and forced to work in domestic servitude.

May 30, 2022
May 30, 2022

Britain to offer work visas to graduates from world's top universities

Britain will offer work visas to graduates from the world's best universities in an expansion of its post-Brexit immigration system that is designed to attract the "best and brightest" workers.

April 23, 2022
April 23, 2022

Bidyanondo founder Kishore awarded by Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth II of UK has recognized Bidyanondo founder Kishore Kumar Das with Commonwealth Points of Light award in honour of his exceptional voluntary service.

July 21, 2019
July 21, 2019

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.

June 15, 2019
June 15, 2019

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.

November 30, 2018
November 30, 2018

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.

August 15, 2018
August 15, 2018

'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.

July 12, 2018
July 12, 2018

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.

May 6, 2018
May 6, 2018
USA

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.