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The Pioneering British Socialist Who Revolutionized Children’s Literature

“The Life and Loves of E. Nesbit,” a new biography by Eleanor Fitzsimons, is an admiring portrait of the author of “The Railway Children” and dozens of other books....

The Pioneering British Socialist Who Revolutionized Children’s Literature

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The Pioneering British Socialist Who Revolutionized Victorian Children’s Literature “The Life and Loves of E. Nesbit,” a new biography by Eleanor Fitzsimons, is an admiring portrait of the author of “The Railway Children” and dozens of other books....
12:17, 2019-10-08

How ‘Oklahoma!’ Revolutionized the Cast Album It took decades for the full Rodgers and Hammerstein score to be available. But even abbreviated, the show helped build a whole new audience for Broadway music....
18:34, 2019-07-10

How intelligent technology revolutionized manual processes at Purdue University At the 2019 SAP SAPPHIRE NOW conference, Andrew Bean spoke with TechRepublic about how technology has made their business processes more efficient at Purdue....
16:01, 2019-05-21

Two Authors Just Won the Nobel Prize for Literature. Here’s What to Know About Them For the first time in the Nobel Prize for Literature’s 118-year history, two authors were announced Thursday as recipients of the award: Austrian novelist and playwright Peter Handke and Polish author Olga Tokarczuk. (Handke received the Prize for 2019. Tokarczuk received the Prize for 2018.) ...
23:51, 2019-10-10

Video games are literature’s new frontier Games like Uncharted 2, The Last of Us, and Red Dead Redemption 2 are interactive, experiential art that deeply immerse the player in the narratives.Read More...
12:51, 2019-08-14

R.I.P. pioneering actress Diahann Carroll Diahann Carroll, the Tony-winning actress who was the first Black woman to star in her own series in a non-servant role, has died. Per ABC News, the Oscar-nominated icon’s daughter, Suzanne Kay, confirmed the news of her death to the Associated Press. Carroll died in her home in Los Angeles, where s...
10:34, 2019-10-05

Édouard Louis: ‘We didn’t reject literature – it rejected us’ The enfant terrible of French writing talks about the violence perpetrated by the political system on the working classÉdouard Louis became an international literary sensation aged 21, when The End of Eddy, his debut autobiographical novel about growing up poor, gay and bullied in northern France, w...
19:51, 2019-06-08

For Poland, Nobel Prize in Literature Is Cause for Conflict as Much as Congratulation When Olga Tokarczuk of Poland won the prize, the reaction was as divided as is the country itself. To some, she is an eloquent writer who captures Poland’s tragic history. To others, she is a traitor....
02:51, 2019-10-11

Making amends: Two Nobel Prizes for Literature to be awarded Sexual harassment, corruption, and rejection of the award — after a scandalous year in 2018, two writers will receive a Nobel Prize for Literature. A new jury is also to restore the reputation of the Swedish Academy....
09:17, 2019-10-10

Olga Tokarczuk: 'Literature is meant to provoke thought' Literature is meant to be provocative, to raise doubts and address issues that are not evident, says Polish nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk. She never meant her books to be political, she told DW....
21:17, 2019-10-11

Westfield and Chesil to launch pioneering electric kit car New E Speedster is an electric version of Chesil's faithful Porsche 356 recreation West Midlands company buys Dorset-based Porsche replica maker with plans to safeguard future of 356 recreation Track car manufacturer Westfield has bought renowned Porsche replica producer Chesil Speedsters and wil...
18:17, 2019-07-31

The pioneering female photographer Ida Wyman – in pictures The US documentarian has died aged 93. A member of the influential Photo League cooperative in New York, she believed that ‘photos could be used to effect change’. At a time when few women pursued a career in the industry, she worked on photo essays and film sets and was a regular contributor to Lif...
13:51, 2019-07-19

Pioneering rocker Roky Erickson dead at 71 Roky Erickson, the blue-eyed, dark-haired Texan who headed the Austin-based 13th Floor Elevators, a pioneering psychedelic rock band in the 1960s that scored with "You're Gonna Miss Me," has died....
00:17, 2019-06-02

Socialist Twitch Streamer Says He's Changing Minds Leftist Twitch streamer Hasan Piker guested on the popular leftist podcast Chapo Trap House, and told the Chapo hosts that he’s breaking through to the insular, potentially reactionary teens on Twitch....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke win Nobel prizes in literature The Swedish Academy announced laureates for 2018 and 2019, after scandal forced last year’s award to be postponedPolish novelist Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian author Peter Handke have both won the Nobel prize in literature.To a packed room at the Swedish Academy in Stockholm on Thursday, the permanent...
14:17, 2019-10-10

A local's guide to Dublin: literature hotspots and places to visit With the opening of an interactive Irish literature museum, Dublin is revelling in its cultural heritage, but the city’s wealth extends to cuisine, antiquity and, of course, pubsThe Museum of Literature Ireland, or MoLI (for some the acronym will conjure up images of Molly Bloom in James Joyce’s Uly...
13:34, 2019-09-30

Austria's Handke and Poland's Tokarczuk win Nobel literature prizes Austrian writer Peter Handke won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday and Polish author Olga Tokarczuk was named as the 2018 winner after a sexual assault scandal led to last year's award......
22:51, 2019-10-10

Peter Handke and Olga Tokarczuk win Nobel Prizes in literature The decision to confer two prizes was expected, since the Swedish Academy announced last year that it would postpone the 2018 literature prize until this year....
22:17, 2019-10-10

He pioneered a renaissance in Native American literature. Now, a peace prize Novelist, poet and essayist N. Scott Momaday has been selected for the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award peace prize.        ...
19:51, 2019-07-22

The pioneering podcast that's breaking the silence on women's health From IVF to miscarriage, the podcast She Says She's Fine wants women to share their intimate secrets and get informed about sexual and reproductive health...
11:51, 2019-06-22

Pioneering golden eagle found poisoned in Yellowstone As bird is found with large amounts of lead in its body, a biologist asks ‘Is Yellowstone as protected as we once thought?’The pioneering golden eagle took to the skies above Yellowstone national park in the fall and flew north, to areas where humans were hunting game. A few months later it returned...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Pioneering psychedelic rocker Roky Erickson dies at 71 Roky Erickson, the blue-eyed, dark-haired Texan who headed the Austin-based 13th Floor Elevators, a pioneering psychedelic rock band in the 1960s that scored with “You’re Gonna Miss Me,” has died at 71....
20:34, 2019-06-01

Alison Cheek, Pioneering Episcopal Priest, Is Dead at 92 In a controversial 1974 ceremony, she and 10 other women became priests. Then she became the first to celebrate the Eucharist in an Episcopal church....
18:17, 2019-09-12

“5B” documentary tells story of pioneering AIDS caretakers LOS ANGELES (AP) — The impact of San Francisco General Hospital’s ward 5B — the first hospital division dedicated to treating people with AIDS — has far outlasted its existence. The ward, which opened in 1989, is the focus of a new documentary, “5B,” which has nurses, patients, and...
20:17, 2019-06-13

Center-right EU lawmaker says he will back socialist assembly head The center-right leader of EU lawmakers, Germany's Manfred Weber, said on Tuesday his group was ready to back a socialist pick for president of the bloc's assembly....
01:00, 2019-07-03

Italian socialist Sassoli elected EU Parliament speaker The European Parliament elected Italian socialist lawmaker David Sassoli on Wednesday as its speaker for the next 2-1/2 years, completing the round of appointments for the bloc's top jobs after EU elections in May....
14:51, 2019-07-03

Peter Handke, Olga Tokarczuk awarded Nobel Prizes in Literature The 2018 Nobel Prize in literature has been awarded to Polish author Olga Tokarczuk “for a narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life,” while the 2019 prize went to Austrian author Peter Handke. Mats Malm, the Swedish Acad...
17:51, 2019-10-10

Nobel Prizes for Literature awarded to Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke Polish author Olga Tokarczuk won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature while the 2019 prize goes to Austrian writer Peter Handke. The dual announcement came after last year's scandal over sexual harassment and corruption....
17:51, 2019-10-10

Jokha Alharthi, First Arabic Author, Wins Man Booker Literature Prize Jokha Alharthi on Tuesday became the first Arabic author to win the Man Booker International prize for her novel "Celestial Bodies" which reveals her Omani homeland's post-colonial evolution....
06:51, 2019-05-22

Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke Awarded Nobel Prizes in Literature The 2018 and 2019 laureates were named at the same time because last year’s prize was postponed over a scandal involving a husband of an academy member....
17:17, 2019-10-10

Toni Morrison dies at age 88. The Nobel laureate transfigured American literature. Morrison, the Nobel Prize-winning novelist who conjured a black girl longing for blue eyes, a slave mother who kills her child to save her from bondage, and other indelible characters who helped transfigure a literary canon long closed to African Americans, died last night in New York, her publisher...
02:34, 2019-08-07

Nobel Prize in Literature Awarded to Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke The 2018 and 2019 laureates were named at the same time because last year’s prize was postponed over a scandal involving a husband of an academy member....
13:34, 2019-10-10

2 Nobel literature prize winners expose Europe’s fault lines Nobel Prizes for literature go to two writers enmeshed in Europe’s social fault lines: Olga Tokarczuk, a liberal Pole who has irked her country’s conservative government, and Austrian Peter Handke, seen by some as an apologist for Serbian war crimes...
22:17, 2019-10-10

Pioneering Open World PS1 Game Is Now Finally Playable In English Mizzurna Falls, a Twin Peaks-ish open world game developed for the PS1 and only ever released in Japan, is now 20 years later available to play in English for the first time....
07:00, 2019-08-01

Dr. Patricia Bath, Pioneering Cataract Treatment Inventor, Dies at 76 (SAN FRANCISCO) — Dr. Patricia Bath, a pioneering ophthalmologist who became the first African American female doctor to receive a medical patent after she invented a more precise treatment of cataracts, has died. She was 76. Bath died on May 30 from complications of cancer at a University of ...
21:51, 2019-06-05

Diahann Carroll, pioneering African American actor, dies at 84 With the 1960s sitcom "Julia," Diahann Carroll became the first black woman to star in her own TV show. On stage, screen and in song, she often played roles once considered the territory of white women....
23:51, 2019-10-04

Pioneering actress, 'Julia' star Diahann Carroll dies at age 84 Diahann Carroll, the first black TV actress to star in a middle-class role, has died at the age of 84. She was best known for her roles in "Julia" and "Dynasty."        ...
22:00, 2019-10-04

Pioneering Photographer Susan Meiselas On The Power Of The Unretouched Woman “I don't retouch myself, but I find the whole process fascinating – when women decide to do it and when they don’t, and of course they should have the right to, or not to”...
22:34, 2019-06-27

Diahann Carroll, pioneering star of 'Julia' and 'Dynasty,' dead at 84 Diahann Carroll, who pioneered television with her starring role in the 1968 series "Julia," died Friday, her publicist Jeffrey Lane confirmed to CNN....
20:34, 2019-10-04

Eddie Redmayne stars as a pioneering balloonist in The Aeronauts trailer The Aeronauts hits theaters December 6, 2019, and will be available for streaming on Amazon Video on December 20. A 19th-century aspiring meteorologist with a dream of predicting the weather hires a young female aeronaut to pilot a hot-air balloon for his experiments in the first trailer for The A...
04:00, 2019-08-30

Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as “Julia,” has died at 84....
10:00, 2019-10-05

Pioneering surgery brings movement back to paralysed hands Melbourne-based Natasha van Zyl has treated 13 young adults with nerve transfer surgeryThirteen young adults who were paralysed in sporting or traffic accidents have had movement in their hands restored through pioneering nerve transfer surgery, enabling them to feed themselves, hold a drink, write ...
05:51, 2019-07-05

The test track pioneering car development: behind the scenes at Horiba MIRA This is not a test: MIRA's technicians are able to put cars through their paces exactly as they would be in the real world The facility is more than just a proving ground – it’s a global hub for new technology in the car industry If you thought of MIRA pretty much as a test track in the Midlands,...
11:17, 2019-08-25

I.M. Pei, pioneering architect who designed iconic Louvre pyramid, dies at 102 I.M. Pei, the world-renowned architect famous for designing the glass pyramid entry to the Louvre in Paris, has died. He was 102.        ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Pioneering female soccer referee Yamashita hoping to inspire Japanese referee Yoshimi Yamashita is hoping her trailblazing work as part of the first all-female trio to officiate a men's match in Asian continental competition last week will encourage girls to feel they can do anything in the game....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'would be delighted to pay more in taxes' for socialist policies Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said more taxes would be necessary in order to pay for things like universal healthcare and tuition-free college....
21:34, 2019-06-13

Biden mocks Sanders: ‘For a socialist, you've got a lot more confidence in corporate America than I do’ Former Vice President Joe Biden mocked "socialist" Bernie Sanders at Thursday night’s Democratic presidential debate for having "confidence in corporate America" when it comes to his sweeping "Medicare-for-All" health care plan....
04:17, 2019-09-13

Trump’s harsh attacks produce the debate he wants, on Socialist Democrats Since I’ve been tough on President Trump’s attacks on the Democratic freshmen, and since the media outrage has been deafening, and since all House Democrats (and four Republicans) voted for a resolution condemning his tweets, I’ll begin by giving the floor to the president’s supporters....
11:51, 2019-07-17

Bernie Sanders to Deliver Defense of His Democratic Socialist Philosophy Mr. Sanders, who is being portrayed as too extreme by President Trump and Republicans, will present his brand of socialism through a framework of economic justice....
19:34, 2019-06-12

Venezuelan politicians may take the field if MLB bars players, socialist party No. 2 says Venezuela's upcoming baseball season will go on "even if we have to play ourselves," socialist party No. 2 Diosdado Cabello said on Monday, criticizing a move by Major League Baseball (MLB) to restrict players from participating because of U.S. sanctions....
19:00, 2019-08-27

Bernie Sanders seeks to modernize FDR's vision as democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders praised the social programs enacted by former President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Wednesday during a campaign speech outlining the 2020 presidential contender's alignment with democratic socialism....
02:00, 2019-06-13

Venezuela’s socialist govt happy over removal of John Bolton A senior official in Venezuela’s embattled socialist government has expressed delight over the firing of U.S. national security adviser John Bolton, whose hawkish views and tough rhetoric were constant irritants for the region’s leftist leaders...
03:17, 2019-09-11

Spain's Socialist party would maintain lead, polls show Spain's Socialist party would win a November election and gain more seats, two polls showed on Sunday, but it would fall short of a majority and would still need support from other parties to form a government....
13:00, 2019-09-22

Olga Tokarczuk Wins 2018 Nobel For Literature, Peter Handke For 2019 Nobel Prize In Literature 2019: Polish author Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian author Peter Handke have been named the 2018 and 2019 winners of Nobel Prize for Literature, the Swedish Academy announced on......
18:51, 2019-10-10

Tokarczuk and Handke win Nobel literature prizes, line drawn under 2018 scandal Austrian writer Peter Handke won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday and Polish author Olga Tokarczuk was named as the 2018 winner after a sexual assault scandal led to last year's award......
18:51, 2019-10-10

'Outdated and expensive': San Francisco to close juvenile hall in pioneering move System violates ‘modern understanding of youth brain’, says official as lawmakers make near-unanimous decisionSan Francisco is set to become the first major city in the US to shut down its juvenile detention center, after lawmakers voted to close the facility by the end of 2021.The city is now taske...
13:17, 2019-06-06

Google Doodle Celebrates Pioneering Psychiatrist Herbert Kleber Today Google Doodle is celebrating American psychiatrist Herbert Kleber today on the 23rd anniversary of his election to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine).......
14:00, 2019-10-01

'The Voice of the Dirtbag Left': socialist US comics Chapo Trap House How did ‘a bunch of goofies’ become the unofficial opposition in America? Now the hosts of the cult podcast have followed Donald Trump to Britain – and have Toby Young in their sightsThe hosts of the American leftwing podcast Chapo Trap House are facing the first hurdle in their European tour: organ...
14:34, 2019-06-03

Kevin McCarthy: AOC and socialist Dems are 'taking over' the party from Pelosi, moderates The ongoing disagreement between Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is part of an intraparty war, not a feud, according to Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.....
06:17, 2019-07-12

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez backs fellow democratic socialist for Queens DA Justice may be blind — but it’ll be seeing red if Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has anything to say about it. The rising lefty star, whose district straddles The Bronx and Queens, endorsed longshot candidate and fellow democratic socialist Tiffany Cabán on Wednesday in the upcoming Queens Dist...
01:34, 2019-05-23

Rep. McClintock on migrants: Dems need voters susceptible to their 'empty socialist' promises Democrats don't want to fix the massive flow of migrants across the southern border because doing so would take away future voters they needed after alienating middle America, Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Calif., argued on Saturday....
23:34, 2019-07-06

Bernie Sanders’ socialist policies would crush the Walmart workers he says he’s fighting for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, isn’t one to mince words when it comes to corporate greed. On Wednesday, the presidential candidate attended a Walmart shareholders meeting and blasted the company’s leadership for supposedly paying “starvation wages,” as well as for its allegedly “grotesque” greed....
21:34, 2019-06-06

Greek ex-Socialist leader quits party ahead of July 7 vote Evangelos Venizelos, a former Greek Socialist party leader and deputy prime minister, has quit the party, accusing its leader of aiming to turn the party into an adjunct of ruling left-wing Syriza party....
02:00, 2019-06-02

Nobel Prizes in Literature Awarded to Austria’s Peter Handke and Poland’s Olga Tokarczuk The 2018 Nobel Prize in literature has been awarded to Polish author Olga Tokarczuk “for a narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life,” while the 2019 prize went to Austrian author Peter Handke. Mats Malm, the Swedish Acad...
13:34, 2019-10-10

Pioneering psychedelic rocker Roky Erickson of the 13th Floor Elevators dies at 71 Roky Erickson, who headed the Austin-based 13th Floor Elevators, a pioneering psychedelic rock band in the 1960s has died. He was 71.        ...
18:17, 2019-06-02

Democratic socialist Julia Salazar dipped into massive trust fund during campaign Julia Salazar — the Brooklyn state senator who has been called out for falsely painting herself as a working-class immigrant — was living off a trust fund while mounting her socialist-themed campaign, new campaign finance disclosures reveal. The fact-challenged freshman lawmaker filed papers saying ...
03:00, 2019-07-19

Bernie Sanders leans into socialist label, touts 'economic bill of rights' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Wednesday outlined his vision for a new "21st century economic bill of rights," a key element of the socialist platform he has long championed....
00:00, 2019-06-13

Taking heat from critics, Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialist views U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, under fire for his democratic socialist views, defended his philosophy on Wednesday as a natural extension of former President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and accused his Republican critics of "corporate socialism."...
02:00, 2019-06-13

Josh Hawley and Rick Scott’s bizarre support for socialist price controls Democrats are reaching as far to the Left as possible to appease their radical liberal base heading into the 2020 presidential primaries, whether it’s through "Medicare for all," the Green New Deal, or Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s plans for “big, structural change” in America. Unsurprisingly, Republicans...
23:00, 2019-08-30

Venezuela Socialist Party deputy head visits ally Cuba for two days Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello met with Cuban government officials on Friday during a trip to Havana in a show of unity even as Cuba is being courted to help resolve the political crisis facing its ally....
22:51, 2019-06-07

Venezuela Socialist Party deputy meets Castro in show of unity on Cuba trip Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello met with Cuban Communist Party chief Raul Castro on Friday in Havana in a show of unity as the United States steps up pressure on the governments of the allied nations....
10:34, 2019-06-08

Corey Lewandowski: Joe Biden won't make it past South Carolina primary, predicts 'socialist' will win Dem nod Former Vice President Joe Biden will not last long in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, according to ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski....
02:34, 2019-07-11

Swedish Academy awards 2 Nobel Prizes in Literature, after 2018 scandal, to Olga Tokarczuk, Peter Handke The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2018 and 2019 was awarded Thursday to two authors from Austria and Poland, after a one-year absence in giving out the honor....
14:51, 2019-10-10

Google Honors Pioneering Psychiatrist Herb Kleber, Who Treated Addiction as a Disease, Not a Moral Failing Dr. Herbert Kleber, one of the first major researchers to treat addiction as a disease, not a moral failing, is remembered by Google Doodle on the 23rd anniversary of his election to the National Academy of Medicine. The Doodle, illustrated by Massachusetts-based artist and author Jarrett J. Krosocz...
02:00, 2019-10-02

Trump, Maduro confirm 'secret' Venezuela-US talks amid increased pressure on socialist regime President Donald Trump and Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro both confirmed that there have been “secret” discussions between the two nations for months now even as the U.S. ramped up economic sanctions against the socialist regime....
18:00, 2019-08-21

Dem socialist Julia Salazar allegedly dipped into trust fund during state senate campaign: report Julia Salazar — the Brooklyn state senator who has been called out for falsely painting herself as a working-class immigrant — was living off a trust fund while mounting her socialist-themed campaign, new campaign finance disclosures reveal....
12:17, 2019-07-19

McConnell offers fresh defense of Senate filibuster, warns Democrats could pass ‘socialist policies’ if they take control In an op-ed, the Senate majority leader touted the rights of the minority party in his chamber and said, “America needs the Senate to be the Senate.”...
11:51, 2019-08-23

NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers deny anti-Israel socialist group influenced end of team’s ‘Hometown Hero’ veterans program The NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers issued a statement Thursday night, denying that the team’s “Hometown Hero” partnership with a supplier to the U.S. military ended because of “external pressure.”...
12:17, 2019-10-12

Heart patches and new blood test lead pioneering heart failure treatments Scientists have developed a blood test which detect heart failure at an early stage, and heart patches which could repair damaged hearts after attacks....
06:01, 2019-06-04

The Spanish Author Who Doesn’t Believe in Spanish Literature “Important as it is, the language in which you write is secondary,” says Javier Marías, whose new novel is “Berta Isla.” “I myself feel much closer to many foreign authors than to many of my compatriots.”...
18:34, 2019-07-31

McIlroy knows this is not just another British Open Rory McIlroy doesn't think he's center of attention as British Open returns to his native Northern Ireland after 68-year wait        ...
08:51, 2019-07-18

The race is on: Contenders vie to become next British PM Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement that she will leave 10 Downing Street has set off a fierce competition to succeed her as Conservative Party leader — and as the next prime minister....
15:00, 2019-05-24

| Key dates in race to become next British PM and beyond Nominations close Monday for the leadership of Britain's governing Conservative Party, with the eventual winner set to replace Theresa May as prime minister....
06:17, 2019-06-10

No sex please, we're British (stick insects) Phasmids hailing from New Zealand become asexual after arriving in the UK A New Zealand stick insect that migrated to the UK more than seven decades ago has given up having sex and become asexual, prompting biologists to wonder about the use of sex at all – especially in Britain.The Clitarchus hooke...
11:34, 2019-08-19

The best British press photography – in pictures The Assignments exhibition is an annual chance to see the top images by UK photojournalists, as chosen by the British Press Photographers’ Association. Warning: readers may find some of the images upsetting Assignments runs from 17–19 May at Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, London SE1 9PH. Entry is free...
19:01, 2019-05-21

Autocar at the British GP: access all areas (or not) How far does a regular spectator ticket go at the British GP? We set ourselves 12 challenges at the British Grand Prix. How many could we achieve with just a regular ticket? It’s been a long break. I’ve had to look it up and the last time I was at Silverstone for the British Grand Prix was in 200...
07:17, 2019-08-03

The British Grand Prix was bonkers -- and it could have been even better The British Grand Prix had everything you could want from an F1 race, even though a midrace safety car cut a lot of the entertainment short. A look at the main talking points from the best race in recent memory....
04:17, 2019-07-15

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Oct 2 Oct 2 - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:34, 2019-10-02

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 29 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:17, 2019-05-29

British magazine The Face is back and available in the US The Face, the avant-garde music, style and pop culture magazine from London that last published in Britain in 2004, is back in print and available in the US as of this week. It is being relaunched with an entirely new business model that its new parent company, London-based Wasted Talent, thinks wil...
05:51, 2019-09-11

Trump says he wishes British ambassador well U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday offered good wishes to Britain's former ambassador to Washington, Kim Darroch, who resigned this week after stinging criticism from the Republican president following leaked diplomatic cables....
19:01, 2019-07-12

British Open: The chase for the Claret Jug Top shots from the 2019 the Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.        ...
18:17, 2019-07-19

A British farewell to the C7-gen Chevrolet Corvette Quintessential America meets quintessential England Corvettes are built for American highways, so we said goodbye to the outgoing variant with a single-track trek across the South of England This is going to be a most pleasant day. I have been tasked with the challenge of driving from the Brookla...
14:00, 2019-07-19

The best budget British bangers to buy before Brexit We might be a bit poorer after leaving the EU, according to some experts. So celebrate or dull the pain of Brexit with our best-of-British bargains At some point in 2019, so we’re told, this wonderful country of ours will cut its ties with the EU.  Whatever your views on Brexit, it’s surely not a m...
15:51, 2019-05-21

50 British words Americans just don’t get Traveling to the U.K.? These are some of the British words and phrases that probably wouldn’t make sense to Americans if we heard them.        ...
19:17, 2019-08-02

Win a money-can't-buy British GT experience at the Silverstone 500! We've teamed up with the British GT Championship to offer you a once-in-a-lifetime experience at its most prestigious event - the Silverstone 500 - on June 9...
17:51, 2019-05-29

Iran says British oil tanker could be released soon The British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran could be released after the imminent completion of legal proceedings against the tanker, Iranian state television reported on Sunday....
19:00, 2019-09-08

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 31 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:01, 2019-05-31

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Oct 7 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:34, 2019-10-07

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Oct. 8 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:17, 2019-10-08

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Oct 9 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:34, 2019-10-09

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 2 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:51, 2019-08-02

F1: British Grand Prix – live! British GP latest from Silverstone, green light 2.10pm BSTGeorge Russell: ‘Silverstone gives you a special feeling’And you can mail Simon or tweet him with your thoughts 1.29pm BST On Channel 4, Gareth Southgate is interviewing Toto Wolff. So far, they have repeatedly established their admiration fo...
14:51, 2019-07-14

The British spy who tried to stop the Iraq war – podcast In the weeks leading up to the war in Iraq, Katharine Gun exposed a US plot to spy on the UN in leaks published in the Observer. She joins former Observer journalist Martin Bright to tell their story ahead of a forthcoming Hollywood adaptation. Plus the BBC’s Carrie Gracie on how she fought for equa...
11:17, 2019-09-24

| Trump says Johnson would do 'great job' as British PM US President Donald Trump said that Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, would do a "great job" in the post after the pair had a telephone conversation....
11:51, 2019-07-20

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 21 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:00, 2019-08-21

UK says Iran tried to intercept British tanker Britain has said Iran tried to divert and intercept one of its commercial oil tankers, but was warned off by the Royal Navy. Tehran had warned Britain of "consequences" after one of its vessels was seized....
11:00, 2019-07-11

Brexit can go down to the very last minute, British PM Johnson says British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was prepared to take Brexit talks with the European Union down to the very last minute before the Oct. 31 exit deadline and if necessary to take a decision to leave without a deal on that day....
19:51, 2019-08-26

The mysterious world of British food British food isn't bad. It's just misunderstood. It's high time we reevaluate our assumptions with 20 classic dishes -- from Yorkshire pudding to jellied eels....
14:17, 2019-06-12

Opinion: BMW could revive British car manufacturing The 75 was made under BMW’s ownership of Rover BMW sold Land Rover nearly 20 years ago, but maintains a strong presence in British industry BMW’s long relationship with the British car industry was triggered way back in 1993. The then Rover Group approached the company and asked to buy BMW’s imp...
14:34, 2019-08-12

Shola Amoo: the man behind the British Moonlight A period movie with a twist, The Last Tree is the coming-of-age story of a boy struggling to find his identity in both the English countryside in which he’s raised and the Nigerian shantytown of his birthShola Amoo sits outside a cafe on a sun-blazed afternoon, a man with something up his sleeve. Im...
06:51, 2019-09-20

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 22 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:51, 2019-05-22

Where the heart is: the British at home – in pictures The passionate attachment we have to our homes is part of our cultural identity. Britain’s homes are places where individual, social and cultural identities are exposed, and where submission to – or opposition of – the norm is revealed• Home Sweet Home exhibition is at Rencontres d’Arles, France, 1 ...
14:51, 2019-07-02

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug. 1 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:17, 2019-08-01

New British PM will not get better Brexit deal - Ireland The European Union will not offer a better Brexit deal to the person who takes over as British prime minister, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Friday, after Theresa May announced she was stepping down....
13:51, 2019-05-24

British PM Theresa May announces resignation Theresa May announced Friday that she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain's next prime minister. She'll stay as prime minsiter until a new party leader is chosen. (May 24)        ...
13:17, 2019-05-24

British candidates for PM take aim at favorite Johnson A host of candidates to replace Theresa May as British prime minister launched their campaigns on Monday promising to solve the turmoil of Brexit and taking shots at frontrunner Boris Johnson....
22:51, 2019-06-10

Huawei Gets Kicked in the Teeth by the British The U.K. is a bellwether for the 5G mobile handset market, so the decision by two of its biggest operators not to offer Huawei phones is a real blow....
16:51, 2019-05-22

Silverstone to host British GP until at least 2024 Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton's home British Grand Prix will stay at Silverstone for at least the next five years under a new deal announced on Wednesday....
05:51, 2019-07-11

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 24 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:17, 2019-05-24

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 28 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:00, 2019-05-28

F1 "can't exist" without Silverstone's British GP, says Hamilton Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton believes Formula 1 could not exist without Silverstone after the venue signed a new deal to keep the British Grand Prix until 2024...
11:34, 2019-07-12

Then there were two: Johnson and Hunt fight for British PM job Fervent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson and foreign minister Jeremy Hunt emerged on Thursday as the only two candidates left in the race to become British prime minister, with the flamboyant Johnson odds-on favorite to win next month....
21:34, 2019-06-20

Moments from golf's British Open Top golfers from around the world descend on the Royal Portrush Golf Club for the British Open in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The tournament runs through July 21, 2019....
23:17, 2019-07-18

Von der Leyen says she will work with any new British leader The next head of the European Union's executive, Ursula von der Leyen, said on Tuesday she would work "in a constructive way" with any new British prime minister....
21:00, 2019-07-16

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 27 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:34, 2019-05-27

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Oct 1 Oct 1 - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:51, 2019-10-01

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 9 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:34, 2019-08-09

| British PM on defensive again over groping claim Britain's Boris Johnson is known for his colourful love life but the accusation he grabbed a young woman's thigh when he was a magazine editor risks a scandal as he seeks to unite his party over Brexit....
20:34, 2019-09-30

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 22 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:17, 2019-08-22

PRESS DIGEST-British Business - Sept 24 Sept 24 - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:00, 2019-09-24

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 10 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:17, 2019-06-10

British Man and His Wife Are Abducted in Philippines, Police Say The police said gunmen took a British man and his Filipino wife from a resort in the southern Philippines, where Islamic militants have been known to kidnap foreigners....
08:00, 2019-10-05

British boy becomes Fortnite millionaire in World Cup tournament Jaden Ashman, 15, known as Wolfiez, came second in the video game’s duos competitionFortnite for parents: a guide to the video gameA British teenager whose obsession with video games caused years of arguments with his despairing mother has won almost £1m and become an overnight star after finishing ...
18:17, 2019-07-31

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Sept 12 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:00, 2019-09-12

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 13 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:00, 2019-06-13

Kelly and Benn appear set for all-British clash at welterweight British welterweights Josh Kelly and Conor Benn remain on a collision course following Benn's latest victory at York Hall The post Kelly and Benn appear set for all-British clash at welterweight appeared first on Boxing News....
16:51, 2019-06-22

'Fleabag' says what? Everything you need to know about the Emmy-winning British comedy Darkly funny British comedy "Fleabag" walked away with four Emmys Sunday, besting "Veep." Here's what to know about the scrappy series.        ...
20:17, 2019-09-23

50 British words and phrases Americans just don’t get Traveling to the U.K.? These are some of the British words and phrases that probably wouldn’t make sense to Americans if we heard them.       ...
18:17, 2019-07-31

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 12 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:51, 2019-06-12

They Tried Pot, Snorted Coke, Smoked Opium. One May Be Next British PM This is a story about Tories, Conservative party leaders, doing drugs, and wanting to be prime minister. Presumably few of the 10 contenders selected Monday night by party members in Parliament want......
04:00, 2019-06-12

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 11 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:51, 2019-06-11

Wilma Erskine is the trailblazer behind this British Open PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — It’s no secret that golf, for as long as it has been in existence, has been a male-dominated sport. Nowhere more so than in Scotland, England and Ireland, the places where the game essentially was born. That’s what makes this 148th British Open all the more fascinating: ...
08:51, 2019-07-20

Oil rises more than 2% after Iran seizes British tanker Oil prices rose more than 2% on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the energy-rich Gulf....
12:34, 2019-07-22

Nearly all British Airways flights canceled due to strike British Airways says it was forced to cancel nearly all of their flights for Monday and Tuesday after the British pilots union went ahead with a strike....
10:34, 2019-09-09

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 2 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:34, 2019-07-02

PRESS DIGEST-British Business - Sept 18 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:17, 2019-09-18

British eco researcher dies after yacht capsizes A British eco researcher died off the coast of South Africa when the yacht she was aboard was slammed by an furious storm. Sara King, 34, was sailing to Madagascar to research plastic pollution Monday afternoon when the vessel began to capsize about 240 miles east of South Africa, the Telegraph repo...
16:51, 2019-07-03

Record round for Irishman at British Open PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) – Ireland’s Shane Lowry has shot an 8-under-par 63 to give him a four-shot lead over Tommy Fleetwood heading into the final round of the British Open. Lowry broke out of a four-way tie late on the front nine with a birdie on No. 9. He ran off three straigh...
06:34, 2019-07-21

Trump: U.S. will no longer deal with British ambassador President Donald Trump said he will no longer deal with Britain's ambassador to the United States following a leak of documents that showed the diplomat insulting the Trump administration....
16:17, 2019-07-09

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Sept 30 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:17, 2019-09-30

Triumph Daytona 765 Breaks Cover At The British GP The new Triumph Daytona 765 is finally here based on the company's new Moto2 machine, and will be limited to just 1530 units globally when it goes on sale next year....
12:00, 2019-08-25

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Sept. 25 Sept 25 - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:34, 2019-09-25

PRESS DIGEST-British Business - Sept 17 Sept 17 - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:17, 2019-09-17

Daniel Ricciardo: one-on-one with F1 star ahead of British GP Ricciardo talks about this season’s troubles, what he hopes to achieve before retiring and how he likes to detach himself from the motoring scene Ahead of next weekend’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone, a number of drivers on the grid found themselves together in rather more relaxed circumstances...
11:17, 2019-07-09

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 9 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:17, 2019-07-09

PRESS DIGEST-British Business - Sept 19 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:00, 2019-09-19

8 Chic Ways To Have The Perfect British Summer From the destination restaurant to visit in Cornwall to the homegrown beauty products to keep on hand, consider this your step-by-step guiding to making the most of every lazy, hazy, crazy day of summer – without the hassle of airport security...
10:17, 2019-06-29

Can anyone catch Shane Lowry at the British Open? In front of a supportive crowd, Irishman Shane Lowry put forth an impressive 8-under 63 to take a four-shot lead into Sunday at the British Open.       ...
02:17, 2019-07-21

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 1 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:51, 2019-07-01

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 8 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:51, 2019-07-08

British Parliament Traps UK PM In Brexit "Torment". What Happens Next? The United Kingdom's battle over Brexit returned to parliament on Wednesday after the Supreme Court ruled Prime Minister Boris Johnson had unlawfully suspended it just weeks before the country is due......
03:51, 2019-09-26

British lawmakers return to the House of Commons British lawmakers returned to the House of Commons in London on Wednesday, following the suspension deemed illegal by the Supreme Court.(Sept. 25)        ...
14:34, 2019-09-25

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 22 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:17, 2019-07-22

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Sept. 27 Sept 27 - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:34, 2019-09-27

Silverstone poised for new deal ahead of British GP The endangered British Grand Prix at Silverstone looks set to stay on the Formula One calendar with hopes rising that a new deal will be announced before this weekend's race....
03:00, 2019-07-09

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 24 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:17, 2019-06-24

"UK Going Through Political Nervous Breakdown," Says Ex-British Spy Chief Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a former senior UK intelligence official said on......
15:17, 2019-07-07

New British PM may enliven Brexit, but will not change EU: Tusk A new British prime minister may spice up Brexit, but will not change the European Union's stance toward Britain's exit from the bloc, the chair of EU summits Donald Tusk said on Friday....
16:34, 2019-06-21

| Trump calls British ambassador to US 'a very stupid guy' President Donald Trump has called the British ambassador to the United States "a very stupid guy," one day after declaring he would cut contact with the diplomat following a leak of cables describing Trump as "inept"....
23:00, 2019-07-09

Silverstone agrees five-year deal for British GP Lewis Hamilton's home British Grand Prix will stay at Silverstone for at least the next five years under a new deal announced by Formula One on Wednesday....
18:34, 2019-07-10

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 17 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:00, 2019-06-17

Iran says it has captured a British-flagged oil tanker Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said its navy has captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Follow here for the latest....
13:34, 2019-07-20

No one ever missed a cut quite like Rory McIlroy did at the British Open McIlroy was doomed to an early exit by a disastrous opening round. His second-round 65 before a loving gallery was “one of the most fun rounds of golf I’ve ever played.”...
12:01, 2019-07-20

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 25 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:17, 2019-07-25

PRESS DIGEST-British Business - Sept 13 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:17, 2019-09-13

British Ambassador To US Quits After Row Over Trump Remarks Britain's ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch said on Wednesday he was resigning after drawing US President Donald Trump's ire for criticising his administration in leaked confidential cables to......
22:34, 2019-07-10

PRESS DIGEST-British Business - Sept 23 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:00, 2019-09-23

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 14 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:34, 2019-06-14

Lorenzo "out of danger" after "survival" British GP return Jorge Lorenzo feels he's "out of danger" after making it through his "survival" MotoGP British Grand Prix return weekend, and is confident he can push harder in the next races...
20:51, 2019-08-26

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 18 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:51, 2019-06-18

Former British PM warns of Brexit crisis for Queen Former UK premier John Major has said he would challenge in court any move to force through a "no-deal" Brexit by suspending parliament. Major warned it could drag Queen Elizabeth II into a "constitutional controversy."...
16:17, 2019-07-10

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 24 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:17, 2019-07-24

British journalists slam use of 'intimidating' lawsuits Press freedom advocates have called for more safeguards from legal attempts to silence journalists. Without them, such lawsuits will continue to pose "a threat to media freedom and public interest advocacy."...
23:34, 2019-07-21

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 21 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:51, 2019-06-21

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 23 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:00, 2019-07-23

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 4 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:17, 2019-07-04

U.S.-British Relationship Sounding More Testy Than ‘Special’ President Trump’s harsh words for a British ambassador and for the prime minister have some wondering what a post-Brexit Britain can really count on from its longtime ally....
08:17, 2019-07-10

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 20 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:00, 2019-06-20

Iran frees British oil tanker after 2 months Iranian officials on Monday released a British oil tanker it seized two months ago, a day ahead of a meeting between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and President Hassan Rouhani....
00:17, 2019-09-24

New stegosaurus discovered by British team in Morocco The makers of the next Jurassic Park film could have a new dinosaur to play with after scientists discovered a never-before-seen species of stegosaurus that could also be the oldest of its kind....
13:17, 2019-08-21

F1 poised to announce British GP at Silverstone has been saved • F1 will reveal Silverstone contract extension on Wednesday• Sunday’s race set to be last unless new arrangement foundFormula One is expected to announce that the British Grand Prix has been saved at a news conference scheduled for Wednesday afternoon.Formula One boss Chase Carey, Silverstone manag...
13:00, 2019-07-10

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 19 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
02:51, 2019-06-19

| Candidates face first cull in battle to be British PM The 10 candidates running to replace Britain's outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May face the first round of voting - when at least one will get the chop....
01:00, 2019-06-14

Verstappen says Vettel apologised for British GP collision Red Bull Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen says Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel apologised to him immediately after the British Grand Prix for their collision during the race...
09:17, 2019-07-15

Historical war crimes: an amnesty for British soldiers? Defence secretary Penny Mordaunt has promised to introduce a ‘presumption against prosecution’ on historical prosecutions for military veterans. Samira Shackle looks back at the collapse of the investigation into abuse allegations in Iraq, while Conservative MP Johnny Mercer argues that soldiers hav...
14:17, 2019-05-30

Sainz's British GP qualifying lap "snowballed into a disaster" McLaren Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz Jr says his qualifying effort for the British Grand Prix "snowballed into a disaster" as he was consigned to 13th on the grid...
21:17, 2019-07-13

EU's Oettinger says British Brexit proposal "not satisfactory" The European Union executive agreed on Wednesday with the assessment of the bloc's Brexit negotiator that the latest British offer did "not represent a satisfactory solution", the bloc's top budget official, Guenther Oettinger, said....
13:34, 2019-10-09

UK has agreed an indemnity for British Steel receiver: PM May Britain has granted an indemnity to the official receiver handling the collapse of British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday....
15:34, 2019-05-22

British retailer Tesco scales down in Poland Britain’s biggest supermarket chain Tesco has announced the closure of four hypermarkets and a distribution center in Poland. A ban on Sunday trading and growth of discounters has hit the retailer's bottom line....
14:00, 2019-05-31

British Steel collapses but will trade in administration The UK's second-largest steel maker has been battling a financial crunch over the past year. A court has now ordered its liquidation, leaving thousands of workers staring at job losses....
13:51, 2019-05-22

UK's May Will Still Be PM When Trump Visits In June: British Minister Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that Theresa May would still be prime minister when U.S. President DonaldTrumpvisits Britain in early June....
19:34, 2019-05-23

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Sept 3 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:00, 2019-09-03

Shortchanged: Why British Life Expectancy Has Stalled For the first time in modern history, Britons in some areas are living shorter lives, with poor lifestyles, depression and budget cuts the leading causes....
21:51, 2019-09-02

Trump says Boris Johnson would do a ‘very good job’ as British PM Donald Trump today throws his weight behind Boris Johnson to be Britain’s next PM — and reveals other Tory leadership hopefuls have also begged for his backing. The US President spoke glowingly of the ex-Foreign Secretary in a world exclusive interview with The Sun ahead of his three-day state visit...
17:00, 2019-06-01

UPDATE 2-British Steel to be placed into administration -report British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, will be placed into administration as early as Wednesday, Sky News reported, jeopardising some 25,000 jobs....
12:34, 2019-05-22

Leclerc fastest in final British GP practice "Charles Leclerc led team mate Sebastian Vettel in a Ferrari one-two in final practice for the British Grand Prix on Saturday with Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton third for Mercedes."...
15:34, 2019-07-13

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Sept 2 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:17, 2019-09-02

The British Parliament Had a Complete Nervous Breakdown How bad have things gotten in British politics these days? For an answer, look no further than the past 24 hours, when the UK Parliament lost its goddamn mind in front of the world....
21:00, 2019-09-10

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 3 June 3 - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:51, 2019-06-03

Koepka at British Open with a local lad as his caddie Brooks Koepka's biggest asset during this year's British Open won't be in his bag, it'll be on his bag        ...
14:51, 2019-07-16

PRESS DIGEST-British Business - Sept 9 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:00, 2019-09-09

Ken Buchanan is the greatest British boxer of all-time On Ken Buchanan's birthday, Mickey Vann names the lightweight great ahead of Lennox Lewis as the best British fighter in history The post Ken Buchanan is the greatest British boxer of all-time appeared first on Boxing News....
13:17, 2019-06-28

With 78 days to Brexit, British parliament ready to take on PM The British parliament is set for a September showdown between Prime Minister Boris Johnson's "do or die" pro-Brexit government and those implacably opposed to leaving the European Union without a divorce deal....
18:34, 2019-08-14

British marketplace Soda Says invades the U.S. with sex toys Beware of the British invasion of the sex toys. Okay, maybe it's not that dire. But Soda Says, a sex toy maker and marketplace, is expanding into the U.S.Read More...
16:17, 2019-05-29

Trump says he feels bad for British Prime Minister May U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he felt bad for British Prime Minister Theresa May, who said on Friday she would quit after failing to deliver Brexit....
20:17, 2019-05-24

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 15 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:34, 2019-07-15

British PM May expected to announce date of her departure British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected on Friday to announce the date of her departure, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a more decisive Brexit divorce deal....
09:51, 2019-05-24

British health minister Hancock will stand to be next PM British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate to say they would run to replace Theresa May as prime minister....
12:51, 2019-05-25

Facebook returns to center of British politics Boris Johnson's most senior adviser played a key role in the Brexit referendum, campaigning for Vote Leave. With a general election looming, are Dominic Cummings' notorious digital tactics making a comeback?...
17:51, 2019-09-03

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 19 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:00, 2019-07-19

Hamilton takes record sixth British GP win Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton hailed his home fans after celebrating a record sixth British Grand Prix win on Sunday and stretching his lead over luckless Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas to 39 points....
23:34, 2019-07-14

Three British ministers set to resign if Johnson becomes PM: The Times Three British cabinet ministers are set to resign the day Boris Johnson, if as expected, becomes Britain's next prime minister, The Times newspaper reported on Thursday....
00:51, 2019-07-19

Alan Turing to be face of new British banknote LONDON — Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain’s new 50-pound note, the Bank of England announced Monday. Governor Mark Carney said Turing, who did groundbreaking work on computers and artificial intelligence, was “a giant on whose shoulders so many now...
20:34, 2019-07-15

Blood and thunder at sea: British veteran remembers D-Day Seventy-five years ago, a young British sailor stood on the bridge of a warship, its gun barrels pointing out to the coast of France and watched the devastation being rained down on a country he......
08:17, 2019-05-27

British minister Gove will not resign: BBC reporter Michael Gove, Britain's environment minister and a high-profile Brexit supporter, will not follow his colleague Andrea Leadsom and resign, a BBC reporter quoted him as saying on Thursday....
12:34, 2019-05-23

British Airways is offering VR entertainment on flights British Airways is set to trial VR entertainment on select first class flights from London Heathrow to New York JFK. From now until the end of the year, customers on these flights will have their own 3D cinema in the sky, and will be able to watch a......
16:34, 2019-08-14

British cigarettes, a body in the road: memories of D-Day It is the sounds and smell of war that are indelibly imprinted in the memory of Yves Faucon, who was 12 when allied troops landed in Normandy and set about driving Nazi Germany's forces out of France....
09:34, 2019-05-28

Bottas thought a one-stop British GP was "out of the question" Valtteri Bottas thought making one-stop was "out of the question" in the Formula 1 British Grand Prix was possible, after losing out to team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the pit stops...
09:17, 2019-07-15

British PM Johnson says opponents of Brexit are 'collaborating' with EU Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday that some British lawmakers who thought they could bloc Brexit were engaging in a "terrible" collaboration with the EU....
16:34, 2019-08-14

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Sept 10 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:34, 2019-09-10

EE keeps Huawei in first British 5G network but halts handsets Britain's biggest mobile operator EE said on Wednesday its 5G network would rely on equipment made by China's Huawei, at least for the first few years, as it announced plans to switch on the next-generation services on May 30....
21:51, 2019-05-22

Bottas pips Hamilton to British GP pole "Valtteri Bottas won a battle of Mercedes team mates to deny Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton a fifth successive British Grand Prix pole position on Saturday."...
16:51, 2019-07-13

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 12 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:34, 2019-07-12

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 17 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:00, 2019-07-17

Skydiving death: British man killed in Arizona Police say Christopher Swales, 55, hit the ground in freefall during tandem jump Authorities say a man from the United Kingdom has died in a skydiving crash in northern Arizona.Coconino county sheriff’s officials identified the man on Tuesday as 55-year-old Christopher Swales. Continue reading......
06:17, 2019-09-11

Adorable photos of the British royal babies Who doesn't love the royal babies? We've rounded up some of the cutest photos of the kids in the British royal family.        ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

British town evacuated over fears of dam collapse Authorities in northwest England have said damage to a reservoir dam near Whaley Bridge "poses a significant threat to life." Residents have been told to expect to stay away from the area for several days....
02:34, 2019-08-02

Cuadrilla to restart fracking at British site British shale gas company Cuadrilla said on Thursday it would restart fracking at its Preston New Road site in Britain in the third quarter of 2019 and plans to use a thicker fracking fluid to help reduce earth tremors....
05:17, 2019-07-12

How to find British Open value without betting the winner The Open Championship offers an extensive wagering menu beyond the winner and matchups. Here are some players I’m picking to finish in the top 20. Odds via William Hill (WH) and PointsBet (PB). The Plays Xander Schauffele (+120, WH): Has finished in the top 10 in four of the last six majors and top ...
22:51, 2019-07-17

| British PM Johnson warns EU he will not delay Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned the European Union he will not delay Brexit beyond October 31, underlining that his latest proposals are a last chance to reach a deal....
12:34, 2019-10-07

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 5 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:34, 2019-06-05

Is jazz music now the sound of British youth? Young musicians are leading the revival of jazz music as streaming sites like Spotify report a growth in the number of people under 30 listening to the genre....
14:00, 2019-08-17

Hamilton critical of British GP fixture clashes Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton would like more of the limelight on a crowded sporting Sunday that could see the Mercedes driver win his home British Grand Prix for a record sixth time....
22:00, 2019-07-11

Johnston says British Supersport season key to Isle of Man TT win Lee Johnston believes competing in the British Supersport Championship in 2019 was a key step in securing his maiden Isle of Man TT win, having "underachieved" previously...
13:34, 2019-06-04

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 2020."...
15:00, 2019-05-21

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 4 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:17, 2019-06-04

British woman dies in Barbados after being set alight in her bed Killer’s identity not known, say police, as ‘devastated’ family raise funds to bring body homeA British woman has died in Barbados after being doused with a flammable substance and set alight as she lay in bed.The family of Luton-born Natalie Crichlow said they were “shocked and devastated” by her...
04:34, 2019-08-15

| Boris Johnson launches campaign to become next British PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, launched his digital campaign to become the Conservative Party leader, coinciding with the visit of "friend" Donald Trump....
17:51, 2019-06-03

Bottas leads Hamilton in British GP practice Valtteri Bottas kept Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton off the top of the timesheets in practice for the Formula One leader's home British Grand Prix on Friday, with Ferrari emerging as best of the rest....
18:00, 2019-07-12

'We need a British motor show to inspire the next generation' Opinion 18 May, 2019 A British motor show is needed to help educate and inspire the future generations interested in the car industry, says Mike Rutherford...
23:34, 2019-05-21

PRESS DIGEST-British Business - Sept 11 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:17, 2019-09-11

British Man and Filipino Woman Abducted in Philippines The police said gunmen took a British man and his Filipino wife from a resort in the southern Philippines, where Islamic militants have been known to kidnap foreigners....
10:34, 2019-10-07

British authorities arrest 10 after officer killed British authorities arrested 10 people, including a 13-year-old boy, in Berkshire after a police officer was killed while investigating a burglary late Thursday....
21:00, 2019-08-16

Four British nationals arrested in eastern China Four British nationals have been arrested in eastern China, the British Embassy in Beijing said Friday, amid escalating diplomatic tension between the two countries....
09:17, 2019-07-12

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 7 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:34, 2019-06-07

British PM Johnson says he's prepared to take Brexit talks down to last minute Johnson has 68 days to convince the EU to give him a new Brexit deal, with neither side so far willing to compromise on the most contentious issues. If he can't get a deal, he says Britain will leave the bloc anyway....
20:51, 2019-08-26

British leaders give EU possible alternatives to unsettled 'backstop' The British government detailed Thursday a possible alternative to the Irish "backstop" provision that's been at the heart of dissent among lawmakers and leaders who are trying to agree on a deal to leave the EU....
20:00, 2019-09-19

UK extremely concerned about jailed British-Iranian aid worker Britain is extremely concerned about the welfare of the jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and wants to see her released, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday....
14:51, 2019-07-17

Portrush attendance 2nd highest in British Open history British Open notes: Record attendance for practice at Portrush; Women's British Open could see name change under R&A control        ...
08:51, 2019-07-18

Trump attacks British ambassador, takes swipe at UK PM May U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he "will no longer deal" with the British ambassador to the United States, after a weekend news report that the UK diplomat had described Trump’s administration as dysfunctional, clumsy and inept....
21:34, 2019-07-08

British Open 2019: Round 1 and 2 tee times and pairings The 148th Open Championship begins Thursday at Royal Portrush as the tournament returns to Northern Ireland for the first time since 1951.        ...
22:00, 2019-07-15

British baby's death not due to SMA gene therapy: Novartis A British baby's death this year after getting Novartis's gene therapy Zolgensma was not caused by a toxic drug reaction, the Swiss drugmaker said, allaying concerns over the $2.1 million-per-patient treatment's risks....
16:34, 2019-09-19

Donald Trump: we will no longer deal with the British ambassador In latest tweets, US president also attacks Theresa May for making a mess of BrexitDonald Trump has launched a scathing attack on Theresa May and said the US would no longer deal with the British ambassador to Washington after the diplomat’s frank assessments of the president as “inept” and “dysfunc...
00:34, 2019-07-09

British, EU leaders meet to discuss new Brexit proposal Leaders of the European Union are speaking of a renewed, yet cautious, optimism that there will be an agreement in place by the time Britain leaves the alliance six weeks from now....
13:34, 2019-09-20

British Airways cancels 1,700 flights as pilots strike British Airways (BA) pilots began a two-day strike on Monday, grounding nearly all of its flights and disrupting thousands of passengers in a dispute over pay....
14:34, 2019-09-09

British lawmakers willing to go to court to enforce Brexit delay: BBC British lawmakers, including Conservatives expelled this week from the party, are preparing legal action in case Prime Minister Boris Johnson refuses to seek a delay to Brexit, the BBC reported on Saturday....
11:00, 2019-09-07

Cost Of British Car Insurance Rises In Second Quarter-Survey The cost of an annual comprehensive motor insurance policy in Britain rose 3.5% in the second quarter of 2019, lifted by a rise in the cost of claims, a survey on Monday showed....
19:51, 2019-07-15

Damson Idris: the British star making waves in the US In the US, Peckham-born Damson Idris is fawned over by Beyoncé and Jay-Z, graces the couches of prime-time chat shows and is regularly stopped in the street by adoring fans. But back home, his star is only just ascending. Jimi Famurewa gets a glimpse into the actor's wild double life...
14:00, 2019-09-19

Rory McIlroy is still leaving the British Open a winner PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — There was still a buzz around Royal Portrush on Saturday about Rory McIlroy’s spirited run at making the cut Friday night. McIlroy — after his 79 on Thursday, shot 65 Friday — ended up missing the cut by one shot and was emotional about it afterward. “It was like he was....
07:00, 2019-07-21

British-Australian woman held in Iran named A British-Australian woman being held in an Iranian jail has been named as a Melbourne academic who published books on the 2011 Arab uprisings and authoritarian governments....
19:00, 2019-09-14

| Hamilton says British crowd gave him 'energy' for record win Lewis Hamilton said the home crowd gave him the "energy" to help him claim a record sixth British Grand Prix victory ahead of his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas....
09:51, 2019-07-15

British Airways cancels ‘nearly 100% of flights’ in pilot strike over pay British Airways has canceled almost all of its flights as a result of a 48-hour strike by the carrier’s pilots over pay – leading to widespread travel disruptions for thousands of passengers. The airline said in a statement Monday that it had “no way of predicting how many (pilots) would come ...
15:00, 2019-09-09

British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for seven days British Airways and Lufthansa abruptly suspended flights to Cairo from Saturday over security concerns, but giving no details about what may have prompted the move....
01:34, 2019-07-21

British Open: Why Tommy Fleetwood isn’t feeling any pressure PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Based on his performance in the biggest events the past few years, Englishman Tommy Fleetwood has been a player many have expected to break through and win a major championship. But he’s yet to break through. Fleetwood finished runner-up at the 2018 U.S. Open and was fou...
04:51, 2019-07-16

Darren Clarke’s British Open homecoming an emotional one PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Darren Clarke knew the feeling on the first tee was going to be different than anything he had experienced before. He just didn’t know how dramatically different. It was 6:35 in the morning Thursday, and Clarke, a native of Northern Ireland who makes his home in Portrush...
22:17, 2019-07-18

British Airways to ground almost all flights as pilots go on strike The first ever strike by British Airways pilots is expected to be the biggest walkout in the airline's history, causing disruption for tens of thousands of travellers....
08:00, 2019-09-09

British Open: Tiger leads chase for the Claret Jug Top shots from the 2019 the Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.        ...
19:00, 2019-07-16

Iran Says British Tanker Is Free to Go After 2 Months of Detention Tehran had accused the tanker, the Stena Impero, of violating maritime rules, but the seizure was seen as retaliation for the holding of an Iranian tanker off Gibraltar....
19:51, 2019-09-23

Golf: Grillo sinks hole-in-one at British Open Argentina's Emiliano Grillo claimed a hole-in-one on the opening morning of the British Open as he aced the par-three 13th at Royal Portrush on Thursday....
20:01, 2019-07-18

British Parliament OKs bill blocking no-deal Brexit British leader Boris Johnson swore Wednesday he will support holding a new election in October if lawmakers pass a bill that prevents Britain from leaving the European Union without a bloc-approved deal....
08:34, 2019-09-05

Under-the-radar Lowry moves into spotlight at British Open Shane Lowry shot 4-under 67 to take the clubhouse lead at the British Open after benefiting from coming into the tournament somewhat under the radar        ...
17:34, 2019-07-18

The British Open long shots worth playing LAS VEGAS — As work schedules go, Tiger Woods has it good. It has been a memorable year, just not a busy one, for Woods, who is taking a lot of time off from golf. Basically, he’s just showing up to play majors. But after a dramatic win at the Masters in April, Tiger turned......
19:17, 2019-07-16

Graeme McDowell gets one back for countrymen at British Open PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Graeme McDowell on Saturday finally exacted some revenge for his countrymen on Royal Portrush’s 18th hole — which had sabotaged him and his fellow Northern Irishmen Rory McIlroy and Darren Clarke this week — with a birdie to cap off a 3-under 68. McDowell tripled No. 18 ...
07:00, 2019-07-21

Shane Lowry can go from forgotten to legend at British Open PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — The locals, loud and proud, have been anticipating some Irish magic in this 148th British Open held at Royal Portrush for the first time in 68 years. They’ve been willing it to be one of their own hoisting the Claret Jug late Sunday evening at this gem of a golf course.....
07:00, 2019-07-21

British Gas and SSE to purge petrol and diesel from fleets by 2030 Two of big six energy companies sign up to pledge organised by the Climate GroupTwo of Britain’s biggest energy suppliers are accelerating the drive towards greener vehicles by pledging to replace their existing fleet of vans with all-electric models by 2030.British Gas owner Centrica and SSE have c...
04:00, 2019-07-08

Tiger Woods looks in pain after first shot at British Open Tiger Woods wasn’t kidding when he said his game wasn’t as sharp as he wanted. On his first shot of the British Open, Woods pulled his tee ball left into the thick rough and appeared to be in some pain, too. Woods, who won The Masters in April, would go on to the par hole.......
22:17, 2019-07-18

Indian officials identify bodies of 3 British climbers An Indian official says the bodies of three of the four British climbers who were part of an international expedition to a Himalayan peak have been identified and handed over to officials...
17:00, 2019-07-06

British GQ Men of the Year Awards 2019: See the Red Carpet Fashion Lights, camera... fashion! The 2019 British GQ Men of the Year Awards are here, which means celebrities from all industries are showing up and showing out for the special occasion. In......
00:17, 2019-09-04

British Open: Gary Woodland is still a stranger in Ireland PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — They had a special day for Gary Woodland recently in his hometown of Topeka, Kan., to celebrate his U.S. Open victory at Pebble Beach last month. Woodland estimated there were about 3,500 people lining the streets to honor him. With a first career major championship come...
13:17, 2019-07-18

Promoted: "Best drive" for Toth-Jones at British GT finale Aston Martin Racing Academy driver Alex Toth-Jones put in his "best drive this year" after salvaging a points finish from last on the grid at the British GT finale last weekend....
23:00, 2019-09-20

British-Iranian relations strained as oil tanker is seen off Syria Adrian Darya, previously called Grace 1, photographed near Russian navy facilityBritain is seeking to establish whether Iran has sold oil to Syria in breach of written undertakings given by Tehran to authorities in Gibraltar.Iran’s foreign ministry said on Sunday that a tanker seized by British Mari...
00:00, 2019-09-09

| British Airways, Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo British Airways and Lufthansa have suspended flights to Egypt's capital, Cairo, over unspecified security concerns, giving no details about what may have prompted the move....
10:51, 2019-07-21

Investors Betting Against the British Pound Fear a Reversal Some investors are betting that the biggest risk to the British pound isn’t that the turmoil around Brexit causes it to plunge further against the dollar, but that it stages an unexpected rally....
17:34, 2019-08-27

12 Israelis Are Held in Cyprus Over Rape of British Woman The attack was said to have occurred at a hotel in the resort town of Ayia Napa, where the woman and the suspects, some of whom are minors, were staying separately....
22:17, 2019-07-18

British PM May hosts victorious England cricket team British Prime Minister Theresa May hosted the World Cup-winning England cricket team in the garden of her Downing Street residence on Monday, describing their win as "one of the great sporting spectacles of our time"....
23:17, 2019-07-15

British Airways Says Nearly All Flights Cancelled Due To Pilots' Strike British Airways pilots began a 48-hour strike on Monday, grounding most of the airline's flights and disrupting thousands of travellers' plans in unprecedented industrial action over a pay dispute....
09:00, 2019-09-09

British and French Climate Activists Step Up Protests (PARIS) — Environmental activists in Britain and France stepped up campaigns Saturday to get their governments to confront climate change with greater urgency, part of a week of global climate actions. Thousands of people marched in south Paris to press French President Emmanuel Macron, world ...
02:34, 2019-09-22

Police Use of Facial Recognition Is Accepted by British Court In a closely watched case, a judge ruled that live facial recognition does not violate privacy rights. There has been little legal precedent about its use....
14:17, 2019-09-04

Iranian Vessels Tried to Block the Passage of a British Ship, the U.K. Says (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — The British navy said it prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from impeding the passage of a British commercial ship in the Strait of Hormuz early Thursday, a day after Iran’s president warned of repercussions for the seizure of its own supertanker...
15:00, 2019-07-11

British tankers seized by Iran in Strait of Hormuz UK officials said two tankers were seized by Iranian forces in the Strait of Hormuz Friday — a British vessel and a Liberian-flagged ship – bringing escalating tensions between Tehran and the West in the region closer to the boiling point, according to reports. Iran’s Revolutionary...
10:17, 2019-07-20

Mystery, excitement for British Open's return to Portrush Graeme McDowell winning the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach was a source of pride for Northern Ireland. Rory McIlroy winning the U.S. Open at Congressional the following year with a record score was a source of hope....
13:00, 2019-07-12

British PM Challenges Lawmakers To Deliver Brexit With Or Without Deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson challenged lawmakers to deliver on the Brexit vote and not thwart his plans to take Britain out of the European Union on October 31....
06:17, 2019-09-01

Mercedes 1-2 in British GP practice, Bottas edges Hamilton Mercedes dominated second practice for the British Grand Prix with Valtteri Bottas outpacing Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton        ...
17:51, 2019-07-12

Donald Trump Says Boris Johnson Would Do "Great Job" As British PM US President Donald Trump said Friday that Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, would do a "great job" in the post after the pair had a telephone conversation....
23:00, 2019-07-19

Leclerc plays down chances of fighting Mercedes in British GP Charles Leclerc has played down Ferrari's chances of fighting Mercedes at the Formula 1 British Grand Prix, admitting the SF90 was "struggling quite a lot" in race simulations on Friday...
20:51, 2019-07-12

British police to investigate leak of ambassador's memos British police said on Friday they had opened an investigation into a leak of confidential memos that led to the resignation of the British ambassador to Washington....
00:00, 2019-07-13

Bait review – one of the defining British films of the decade It’s war between the locals and tourists in a once-thriving Cornish fishing village in Mark Jenkin’s dreamlike masterpieceCornish film-maker Mark Jenkin’s breakthrough feature is a thrillingly adventurous labour of love – a richly textured, rough-hewn gem in which form and content are perfectly comb...
03:51, 2019-09-02

Are British shoppers finally ditching skinny jeans? The ever present look is giving way to styles such as ‘mom jeans’ – but sales show skinny jeans are refusing to dieThey are the fashion trend that has refused to die, but there are signs that 20 years after Kate Moss and a selection of indie rockers first sported skinny jeans, they may finally be lo...
13:51, 2019-07-13

Ferrari duo Leclerc, Vettel fastest in British GP practice Ferrari set the pace in final practice for the British Grand Prix with Charles Leclerc fastest ahead of teammate Sebastian Vettel       ...
15:17, 2019-07-13

Two British skydivers in freefall were nearly struck by U.S. fighter jets NBC – Two parachutists in the skies over England had a close brush with U.S. fighter jets that roared under them during a jump earlier this year, U.K. government aviation officials said. The skydivers were in freefall, traveling at about 120 mph vertically, on April 17 when a pair of American ...
03:17, 2019-09-13

Silverstone to host British Grand Prix until at least 2024 The historic circuit's owner has signed a five-year deal with Formula 1 after two years of uncertainty The owners of Silverstone and Formula 1 have signed a deal to keep the British Grand Prix at the historic circuit until at least 2024.  The agreement is the culmination of two years of negotiation...
21:51, 2019-07-10

Hamilton's pace "deteriorated" in Formula 1 British GP qualifying Lewis Hamilton felt it getting "harder and harder" to extract maximum performance in British Grand Prix qualifying as his Mercedes Formula 1 car's pace "deteriorated" compared to team-mate Valtteri Bottas...
17:34, 2019-07-13

British archbishop prostrates himself at Amritsar massacre memorial The Archbishop of Canterbury has published remarkable images of himself lying prostrate at the memorial to the victims of the 1919 Amritsar massacre in India....
03:34, 2019-09-12

Balloon sent in memory of British dad lands in Polish field BIRMINGHAM, England — An English woman released a helium balloon into the sky over Birmingham, England, to commemorate the anniversary of her father’s death. She had no idea it would travel more than 1,000 miles, crossing land and sea to end up days later in a field in northern Poland, where a farme...
20:17, 2019-09-11

Russia Blames US Over British Oil Tanker Incident In Gulf Russia on Thursday blamed Washington for the escalation in tensions with Tehran after Britain said Iranian ships had attempted to impede a British oil tanker in Gulf waters....
15:51, 2019-07-11

British GP: Williams reveals new F1 bargeboard package at Silverstone Williams has arrived at Silverstone with a new bargeboard package for the British Grand Prix, as it seeks to reinvigorate a difficult Formula 1 season at its home race...
19:34, 2019-07-11

Iranian boats reportedly tried to seize British oil tanker Tensions between the UK and Iran escalated in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday when five Iranian ships apparently attempted to seize a British oil tanker. The UK-flagged tanker British Heritage was crossing into the Strait of Hormuz when it was approached by the fleet of Iranian Islamic Revolutionary G...
12:51, 2019-07-11

This 25-year-old could cause one of the biggest earthquakes in British political history It's a sweltering Sunday in late August and Ali Milani, dressed in a navy suit and clutching a wad of flyers, dabs at the beads of sweat gathering on his brow....
12:17, 2019-08-31

Migrant stowaways hitch ride with Ferrari to British GP Two migrant stowaways ended up being fast-tracked into the British Grand Prix paddock after clambering on board a truck belonging to a Ferrari Formula One team supplier that was waiting to enter Britain....
20:00, 2019-07-11

DTM approaches Silverstone over moving British round for 2020 The DTM has approached Silverstone about the possibility of moving its British round from Brands Hatch to the Formula 1 British Grand Prix venue in 2020, Autosport understands...
12:34, 2019-09-11

Don't Use China In Leadership Bid: Official To British Foreign Secretary British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt should not use China in his campaign to become the next prime minister by "speaking unduly" about the country, its Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, after he......
12:17, 2019-07-11

| Hamilton ducks controversy, praises British fans Lewis Hamilton did his best to avoid controversy when he ducked comparisons with other drivers and heaped praise on his countrymen ahead of his home British Grand Prix...
20:17, 2019-07-11

U.K. Envoy's Exit Feeds British Worries of Isolation The resignation this week of Britain’s ambassador to Washington under duress has set off a period of self-examination in the U.K. as the nation struggles to find its place in the world ahead of its planned exit from the European Union....
22:00, 2019-07-11

This isn’t the same Jordan Spieth making noise at British Open PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Jordan Spieth is two good rounds at Royal Portrush away from stopping everyone from asking him, “What’s wrong?’’ Spieth, who hasn’t won since his 2017 British Open triumph at Royal Birkdale, positioned himself to hoist a second Claret Jug after shooting 67 in Friday’s se...
00:34, 2019-07-20

British satellite threat from near-misses with China and Russia British satellites are being put in danger by near-misses with those operated by the likes of Russia and China, a senior defence official has warned....
16:51, 2019-09-11

Rory McIlroy just became the ultimate British Open tease PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Rory McIlroy brought himself and the thousands of home fans madly cheering him on to tears after his emotional British Open second round Friday at Royal Portrush. He had just shot a 6-under 65 — matching the low round of the tournament — and made a spirited charge at mak...
00:34, 2019-07-20

Former British ambassadors to EU condemn UK 'empty-chair' policy Officials will skip most EU meetings in what former ambassadors call ‘petulant and futile’ gestureThree former British ambassadors to the EU have condemned the government’s decision to withdraw from most Brussels meetings as a “petulant and futile gesture” that will harm the national interest.From 1...
01:00, 2019-08-31

Humiliations and upsets: British boxers who tried to beat the best in the world When Luke Campbell fights pound-for-pound No 1, Vasyl Lomachenko, he’ll follow in some remarkable footsteps The post Humiliations and upsets: British boxers who tried to beat the best in the world appeared first on Boxing News....
10:34, 2019-08-30

Bottas denies teammate Hamilton pole for British GP Valtteri Bottas was six milliseconds faster than Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton on Saturday to take pole position for the British Grand Prix       ...
17:51, 2019-07-13

Tiger Woods’ British Open run ends with a whimper Tiger Woods’ British Open looks like it will end early. Woods shot a 6-over 148 over the first two rounds, most of the damage coming on Thursday when his score was an abysmal 78. With the projected cut currently moving between 1 and 2-over, Woods looks to be out of the proceedings. Woods was s...
16:51, 2019-07-19

British Prime Minister Wants to Hulk Out for Brexit, Because This Is Where This Farce Is at Right Now If you’ve been trying to pay attention to whatever in god’s now-ungodly-name is going on in the UK right now over the nightmare that is Brexit, recently you’ve heard about some bizarre, arcane parliamentary terminology. Prorogation! The Speaker! The Black Rod! Boris Johnson! Well, here’s one new ter...
19:17, 2019-09-15

Tiger Woods gets first look at Royal Portrush for British Open Tiger Woods took in all 18 holes at Royal Portrush, which will play host to the British Open for the first time since 1951, for a practice round.        ...
17:00, 2019-07-14

| British PM to call election for Oct 14 if MPs defeat him on Brexit: official British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will call for a general election to be held on October 14 if he is defeated in a parliamentary vote on his Brexit strategy to be held on Tuesday, a senior government official said on Monday....
14:51, 2019-09-03

TF Sport crowned British GT champions after controversial finish Jonny Adam and Graham Davidson won the British GT title in controversial circumstances at Donington, after WPI Motorsport was penalised - while Rob Bell and Shaun Balfe took victory...
23:17, 2019-09-15

Queen allows British PM Johnson to suspend parliament before Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will limit parliament's ability to derail his Brexit plan by cutting the amount of time it will sit between now and EU exit day on Oct. 31, infuriating opponents who urged Queen Elizabeth to intervene....
18:34, 2019-08-28

British Airways grinds to a halt as pilots go on 2-day strike The flagship airline was forced to cancel nearly all flights during a 48-hour pilot strike after negotiations deadlocked over salary. About 195,000 customers were slated to fly on Monday and Tuesday....
20:34, 2019-09-09

British woman, 77, becomes oldest person to sail around the world alone Jeanne Socrates from Hampshire completes non-stop, unassisted 320-day voyage in CanadaA 77-year-old British woman has become the oldest person to sail around the world alone, non-stop, and unassisted.Jeanne Socrates, from Lymington, Hampshire, completed her 320-day voyage in Victoria, Canada. She wa...
19:34, 2019-09-09

British Actress Mya-Lecia Naylor's Cause of Death Revealed British actress Mya-Lecia Naylor's cause of death has been revealed, nearly five months after the 16-year-old passed away. According to the coroner's report obtained by E! News,......
18:34, 2019-09-09

Hamilton flies the flag with pride in record British GP win Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton wrote a new chapter in British Grand Prix history on Sunday with a record sixth home win that he ranked as one of the best and proudest days of his life....
23:34, 2019-07-14

The Latest: Tee times brought forward at British Open Tee times for final round of British Open brought forward because of expected bad weather in the afternoon        ...
20:51, 2019-07-20

Iran Says Its Seizure of British Ship Was a ‘Reciprocal’ Move TEHRAN, Iran — A powerful council in Iran said Saturday the country’s seizure of a British oil tanker in the strategic Strait of Hormuz was in response to Britain’s role in impounding an Iranian supertanker two weeks earlier. Spokesman of Iran’s Guardian Council, Abbas Ali Ka...
21:00, 2019-07-20

Donald Trump Calls British Ambassador To US "A Very Stupid Guy" President Donald Trump on Tuesday called the British ambassador to the United States "a very stupid guy," one day after declaring he would cut contact with the diplomat following a leak of cables......
16:34, 2019-07-09

Vinales "in shock" at Yamaha's British GP tyre life Yamaha MotoGP rider Maverick Vinales says he was "in shock" at being able to maintain his pace late on in the British Grand Prix and close in on the leaders...
00:34, 2019-08-28

Hong Kong protesters ask for British help in pressuring China The Chinese-ruled territory has been rocked by weeks of sometimes violent pro-democracy protests, with demonstrators angry about what they see as creeping interference by Beijing in their city's affairs despite a promise of autonomy....
04:51, 2019-09-15

No cart means no John Daly at British Open John Daly has withdrawn from the British Open three days after being told he can’t ride in a cart. The Royal & Ancient Golf Club announced Tuesday that Daly, who won the Open at St. Andrews in 1995, withdrew because of a medical condition. He was replaced for next week’s championship at Royal Portru...
05:51, 2019-07-10

Wolff surprised by Mercedes front row lockout at British GP Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff said he was 'surprised' to see Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton claim the front row in qualifying for the British Grand Prix...
21:17, 2019-07-13

British Grand Prix secured with new Silverstone deal Silverstone will continue to host the British Grand Prix, a home race for five times world champion Lewis Hamilton, beyond this weekend as part of a new deal with Formula One announced on Wednesday....
18:34, 2019-07-10

Timeline: Constitutional crises in English and British history British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces accusations of triggering the biggest constitutional crisis in decades after he announced that parliament would be suspended for nearly a month shortly before the country is due to leave the European Union....
20:17, 2019-08-29

British PM Tells Parliament: "Tie My Hands, But Will Not Delay Brexit" Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he would not request an extension to Brexit, hours after a law came into force demanding that he delay Britain's departure from the European Union until......
11:34, 2019-09-10

Emotional Lehman bids farewell to British Open More than two decades after lifting the Claret Jug, former champion Tom Lehman fought back the tears as he walked down the 18th fairway at Royal Portrush on Friday for what is almost certain to be his last British Open....
16:51, 2019-07-19

Kim Darroch, British ambassador who trashed Trump, resigns Sir Kim Darroch resigned Wednesday as Britain’s ambassador to the US after incurring President Trump’s wrath for calling his administration “dysfunctional” and “inept” in a series of leaked diplomatic cables to London. “Since the leak of official documents from this embassy there has been a great de...
15:51, 2019-07-10

Former British Prime Minister Cameron ‘Sorry’ for Brexit Divisions (LONDON) — The British prime minister who called the Brexit referendum and then saw the public vote to leave the European Union says he is sorry for the divisions it has caused. David Cameron said in an interview published Saturday that he thinks about the consequences of the Brexit referendum...
18:34, 2019-09-14

Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar debuts at British GP Aston Martin Valkyrie runs at the British Grand Prix Aston's 1160bhp multi-million-pound hypercar has been driven in anger during the British Grand Prix weekend The new 1160bhp Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar has run in public for the first time at the British Grand Prix. The hybrid machine is pow...
22:51, 2019-07-13

British Airways strike: Hundreds more flights canceled BA pilots are on the second day of a 48-hour global strike over a nine-month pay dispute. The labor action has grounded most of the British carrier's 850 daily flights and is costing the airline €44.5 million per day....
10:34, 2019-09-10

Collapse us if you can, British government dares Brexit opponents Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government on Thursday challenged opponents of Brexit in parliament to collapse the government or change the law if they wanted to thwart Britain's exit from the European Union....
13:34, 2019-08-29

Bottas denies Hamilton his home British GP pole Valtteri Bottas beat crowd favourite and Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton by the blink of an eye on Saturday to deny his Mercedes team mate a fifth successive British Grand Prix pole position....
01:17, 2019-07-14

Verstappen: Red Bull's British GP deficit on straights is lower Max Verstappen says his Honda-powered Red Bull is "not too far away on the straights" at the British Grand Prix, as he eyes a second straight Formula 1 victory...
12:01, 2019-07-14

Iran seizes British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf Iranian authorities have seized a British-flagged oil tanker and briefly detained a second vessel in the Strait of Hormuz. Tehran has ordered the Stena Impero's 23 crew members to remain on board at Bandar Abbas port....
11:34, 2019-07-20

Top court to rule on British PM Johnson's suspension of parliament Boris Johnson illegally suspended parliament because he saw it as an obstacle to his Brexit plans, Britain's top court was told on Tuesday as it met to decide whether the Prime Minister had unlawfully sought to by-pass lawmakers....
16:17, 2019-09-17

Iran agrees to release British-flagged oil tanker After more than two months of waiting, the Stena Impero has been approved to leave the Strait of Hormuz. Iran's Revolutionary Guards seized the tanker in July, causing and international outcry....
21:51, 2019-09-23

British teen caught her own jaw after horrific horseback crash A British teen’s chin and jawbone were left hanging off her face by a tiny sliver of skin after a gruesome horseback riding accident, according to reports. Emily Eccles, 15, smashed her head into a wooden post while riding in August near Baslow, Derbyshire, where her horse was spooked by a car’s exh...
00:00, 2019-10-09

British PM Theresa May prepares to step down; 13 seek to replace her Thirteen candidates are vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is preparing to step down Friday after failing to reach an agreement on Brexit....
18:51, 2019-06-03

Newey to make British GT debut at Silverstone 500 for Multimatic Super Formula racer Harrison Newey will make his British GT debut at the Silverstone 500 this weekend, becoming the latest driver to sample the #19 Multimatic Motorsport Ford Mustang GT4...
19:00, 2019-06-03

British PM Johnson urges EU to respond to his Brexit plan British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged the European Union to set out in detail its concerns with his Brexit plan and said he had already made a "big compromise" to agree a new deal....
15:34, 2019-10-07

Outgoing British PM May To Call On Trump For Economic Cooperation British Prime Minister Theresa May will call on U.S. President Donald Trump to deepen transatlantic economic cooperation on Tuesday, saying a bilateral trade deal could make their partnership "greater......
04:51, 2019-06-04

Trump tells British PM: we'll have a very substantial trade deal Donald Trump told British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday that the United States would do a "very substantial trade" deal with the United Kingdom after Brexit....
11:34, 2019-06-04

DNA proved British pedophile fathered 6 kids with his own daughter A British man has been found guilty of 36 counts of rape — after DNA tests proved he fathered at least six children with one of his own daughters, according to reports. The Welshman, who cannot be named to protect his victims’ identities, raped at least two of his daughters — and e...
01:34, 2019-10-14

British ski instructor jailed for 10 years over Australia rape A British ski instructor who punched and bit a woman while raping her in the street after violently attacking her male friend has been jailed for 10 years....
02:34, 2019-08-17

Poland bestows honor on controversial British philosopher Poland’s president has bestowed a prestigious state honor on a conservative English philosopher who has stirred controversy at home with comments about homosexuality, Islamophobia and Jews...
18:00, 2019-06-04

Zoë Kravitz Covers The July Issue Of British Vogue "The making of a sizeable portion of the July issue took Vogue’s fashion teams first to Kenya, then to Morocco to chronicle the beautiful wedding of Idris Elba and Sabrina Dhowre," Edward Enninful writes in his editor's letter...
18:34, 2019-06-03

British man, wife abducted in Philippines home, police say A 70-year-old British man and his Filipino wife were abducted by at least four gunmen from their beach resort home in the Philippines last Friday, according to police and military officials....
16:00, 2019-10-07

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to U.S. and British Scientists The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to U.S. and British scientists for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to the amount of oxygen available....
17:34, 2019-10-07

Buhai extends lead at Women's British Open South Africa's Ashleigh Buhai remained alone atop the leaderboard Friday after the second round of the AIG Women's British Open, the LPGA's fifth and final major championship of 2019....
02:51, 2019-08-03

Turkey open to new deal on British IS fighters in Syria Turkey will seek a new way for Britain to deal with its Islamic State (IS) militants and dependants held in Syria if they fall under Turkish control, the ambassador to London has said....
23:17, 2019-10-08

London’s Mayor Says It’s ‘Un-British to Roll Out the Red Carpet’ for Trump Donald Trump heads to London on Monday for an official three-day visit, but the city’s mayor is making it known that the U.S. president isn’t wanted there....
18:34, 2019-06-02

British Airways resumes flights to Pakistan after 11 years ISLAMABAD — Pakistani state-run media says British Airways has resumed flights to the South Asian country, over a decade after they were suspending in the wake of a truck bombing of a hotel in the capital, which killed dozens. Flights three times a week between London and Islamabad began Monday, jus...
08:17, 2019-06-03

Opinion: Rolling out the red carpet for 'nasty' leaders is actually rather British Seeing Donald Trump go after London Mayor Sadiq Khan was as predictable as seeing Trump spell his name wrong. But Khan's mistaken about one thing, Mark Hallam says; it's very British to fawn over this misogynist fibber....
13:34, 2019-06-03

Women's British Open 2019: second round – live! Live updates from the golf major at WoburnWomen’s British Open official leaderboardEmail Scott with your thoughts here 4.22pm BST Hull can’t quite make it to the green with her fairway wood. And then she chips up weakly, leaving herself a ten-footer for birdie. She looks agitated right now. This is ...
17:34, 2019-08-02

Prince Harry takes on British tabloid newspapers Buckingham Palace confirms that the Duke of Sussex has filed claims against the owners of The Sun and The Daily Mirror in relation to the illegal interception of voicemail messages. The development comes just days after Harry launched a scathing attack on the UK tabloid media for its treatment of hi...
21:34, 2019-10-07

Unmistakably British: Melania Trump's outfits inspired by UK From Big Ben prints to Eliza Dolittle’s hat, the first lady’s choices are filled with sartorial referencesPrincess Diana, Big Ben, a double decker bus, Eliza Doolittle and the D-day veterans: Melania Trump’s sartorial reference points for the first day of the Trump state visit were unmistakably Brit...
18:00, 2019-06-03

Sir Jackie Stewart to reunite with 1969 F1 British GP-winning car Sir Jackie Stewart will be reunited with the Matra MS80 he drove to victory in the 1969 Formula 1 British Grand Prix at next month's Silverstone Classic...
20:34, 2019-06-04

New Vauxhall Corsa kickstarts rejuvenation of British brand The Corsa gets a new nose, but all Opel-Vauxhall models arriving after this will get a front-end treatment even more reminiscent of the recent GTX concept car ‘Most robust’ new supermini gets PSA Group underpinnings and pure-electric option The new Vauxhall Corsa is the first of a raft of Vauxhal...
00:17, 2019-06-05

Trump says British royal Meghan was 'nasty' to him in new interview Donald Trump thinks that Meghan, wife of the British royal Harry, is "very nice" even if she has been "nasty" to him, the U.S. president said in pre-released extracts of a broadcast interview....
01:17, 2019-06-05

British Base jumper dies in Dolomites accident Jean Andre Quemener, 32, from Jersey, is killed in jump from 2,239-metre Sass PordoiA British Base jumper has died in an accident in the Italian Dolomites.Jean Andre Quemener, 32, was reportedly unable to activate his wing suit after jumping from the 2,239-metre Sass Pordoi in Canazei, a mountain re...
19:51, 2019-06-11

Bronze Age British settlement burned down a year after being built The burned remains of a late Bronze age settlement in England capture a slice of Bronze Age life, but the settlement had only just been built before its demise...
15:17, 2019-06-12

British Steel arm engineers sale to France's Systra The engineering division of British Steel is racing to secure a sale days after Turkey's military pension fund secured the exclusive right‎ to buy the UK's second-largest steel producer....
18:17, 2019-08-19

British student dies in Madagascar after falling from plane Family pays tribute to ‘bright, independent’ Alana Cutland, 19, who was on an internshipA Cambridge University student has died in Madagascar after falling from a plane.Alana Cutland’s family said they had been left “heartbroken” and paid tribute to the “bright, independent woman”. Continue reading...
20:51, 2019-07-31

Teen set to be the first jockey wearing hijab at a British racecourse The south London district of Brixton isn't necessarily the sort of place you'd expect to find a horse riding club, but amid concrete streets and towering apartment blocks lies the paddock where Khadijah Mellah first fell in love with the sport....
19:51, 2019-07-31

British minister says 'deplores' any drill close to Cyprus A British minister on Friday said Britain 'deplored' any drilling in waters close to Cyprus as a row escalated between Nicosia and Turkey, which was poised to start searching for oil and gas south of the island....
15:17, 2019-10-04

Boris Johnson "delighted" to win first round of race for British PM Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Thursday he was delighted to win the first ballot but that there was a long way to go....
15:00, 2019-06-13

China's Jingye plots fresh bid for British Steel A Chinese steelmaking group has approached ministers with a renewed attempt to buy British Steel amid talks over a rescue led by Turkey's military pension fund....
06:00, 2019-10-03

Rob Lowe, bobby on the beat? The US A-listers who ended up on British TV The West Wing star has a new role as a hard-bitten Miami cop decamping to Lincolnshire, in ITV drama Wild Bill. But he’s not the first American to make the unlikely transatlantic move US television is packed with British actors. They are easy to spot because they’re cheap and classy, and their accen...
19:51, 2019-06-11

New report shows spike in British anti-Semitism The Community Security Trust (CST), a charity that monitors anti-Semitism in Britain, said there were 892 recorded incidents in the first six months of 2019 -- a 10% increase compared to the same period last year....
02:17, 2019-08-01

British Foreign Minister Says EU Willing To Renegotiate Brexit Deal British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, a contender to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said Sunday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had indicated the EU was willing to renegotiate the Brexit......
17:17, 2019-06-09

Caroline Belhumeur: the British designer revamping LA style Her seductive vision of relaxed luxury is now a must-have on both sides of the Atlantic. Meet Caroline BelhumeurBack in the 1980s, when world-famous designers would trawl London fashion colleges in the hope of spotting the next big thing, Calvin Klein discovered student Caroline Belhumeur and prompt...
09:00, 2019-10-06

Elderly British man, wife abducted from their Philippines resort An elderly British man and his wife were abducted from their Philippine resort by at least four armed men, who dragged the couple into motorboats and took off, officials said. The gunmen pulled Allan Hyrons, 70, and his wife Wilma Hyrons from a hut in their Tukuran resort at nightfall Friday, and lo...
07:00, 2019-10-06

Women's British Open 2019: first round – live! Updates from the first day’s play at WoburnWomen’s British Open – live leaderboard!Hull turns pressure off in hunt for first majorGet in touch! Email Scott with your thoughts 4.47pm BST A three-putt bogey for Ayako Uehara on 17. The fault of a tee shot sent left and long onto a large green. She’s -3...
17:51, 2019-08-01

Canada ‘disappointed’ by British decision on Jihadi Jack Canada says it is disappointed the United Kingdom has decided to “off-load their responsibilities” after the British Home Office revoked the citizenship of a dual citizen of the countries imprisoned in Syria...
22:17, 2019-08-18

Huawei to Answer Questions on 5G From British Lawmakers on Monday A senior Huawei official will face questions from British lawmakers next week amid an ongoing furore over the role it should play in next-generation 5G telecom networks, the UK parliament said on......
17:00, 2019-06-07

Shell not taking British-flagged tankers through Hormuz Royal Dutch Shell is not taking any British-flagged tankers through the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions with Iran in the vital chokepoint for oil shipments....
13:34, 2019-08-01

Clark to face MPs in British steel industry probe The business secretary‎ and the former owners of British Steel are to be called to give evidence to a parliamentary inquiry with the future of the UK's second-largest producer continuing to hang in the balance....
20:34, 2019-06-07

British man sets new cycling speed record of more than 174mph Neil Campbell rode a £15,000 custom bike released from the back of a speeding PorscheA British man has set a new cycling speed record of more than 174mph on a £15,000 bike released from the back of a Porsche as it hurtled down a runway.Architect Neil Campbell, 45, broke the previous record of 167mph...
00:17, 2019-08-19

British man fighting for his life after outdoor sex goes horribly wrong A British man and a Canadian woman plunged 12 feet to the ground when a balcony collapsed from under them as the two were in the heat of a “passionate” sex session at a resort in the South of France, according to a new report. The unidentified 30-year-old man was left gravely wounded fro...
21:34, 2019-08-19

3 Thai men sentenced to death for killing British expatriate PHRAE, Thailand (AP) — A court in Thailand has sentenced three Thai men to death in the murder of a British expatriate and his Thai wife whose brother allegedly ordered the killings. The Phrae Provincial Court issued its verdict Friday in the case of 64-year-old retired petroleum engineer Alan Hogg ...
13:17, 2019-05-31

Lowry ready to get back to work after British Open win British Open champion Shane Lowry says becoming a major winner will count for nothing when he steps onto the first tee in his first tournament back since last month's Royal Portrush triumph....
13:51, 2019-08-08

Some of British PM May's lawmakers try to oust her even earlier: BBC political editor Lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party have begun a new push to oust her even earlier so that she doesn't have the chance to put her Brexit compromise plan to a vote in parliament, the BBC's political editor said....
13:17, 2019-05-22

Half of British homes subscribe to a TV streaming service Nearly half of British homes subscribe to a streaming service such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Now TV or Disney Life, as traditional TV viewing continues to decline, according to media regulator Ofcom....
14:17, 2019-08-07

British Steel is open to new buyers: UK business minister British Steel, which was forced into liquidation on Wednesday after failing to secure an emergency government loan, is open to new buyers, business minister Greg Clark said on Wednesday....
15:34, 2019-05-22

Sir Chris Hoy back to British GT in two races with Ford WEC drivers Sir Chris Hoy will return to British GT and team up with Ford World Endurance Championship drivers in the Multimatic Motorsports Ford Mustang GT4 at Spa and Donington Park...
18:00, 2019-05-22

Can you guess the British city from the vintage travel poster? Leeds or Llandudno? Can you tell these popular destinations from their marketing material?Which city or town is this?BournemouthBrightonBognorWhich city or town is this?PortsmouthNewcastleGlasgowWhich city or town is this?NorwichNottinghamNewportWhich city or town is this?DurhamEdinburghOxfordWhich ...
19:51, 2019-05-22

British Steel lenders urge swift end to auction Lenders to British Steel are urging the government to conclude efforts to find a buyer for the stricken business as they seek to protect their financial position amid mounting losses....
21:34, 2019-08-06

British economy shrunk in 2nd quarter, figures show The British economy contracted in the second quarter of 2019, driving fears it may be headed for its first recession in 10 years -- as the deadline for leaving the European Union looms in October....
05:51, 2019-08-10

British deal with US over Chagos Islands not its finest hour It was not Britain's finest hour.  In the mid-60s Harold Wilson wanted Polaris missiles, the US sought a base in the middle of the Indian Ocean.  ...
19:51, 2019-05-23

British Steel collapses, threatening thousands of jobs LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Insolvency Service says British Steel has been ordered into compulsory liquidation after talks with the government failed to secure a bailout. The move threatens some 5,000 workers employed by the company, with another 20,000 jobs in the supply chain. The official recei...
11:51, 2019-05-22

DNA test turns British day laborer into overnight millionaire He went from serf to lord of the manor overnight. A dirt-poor British day laborer inherited a $63 million countryside mansion — thanks to a DNA test that proved he was the son of a late aristocrat. Jordan Adlard-Rogers was struggling to pay his bills when he realized his rich family roots — and that...
03:17, 2019-05-22

| Brexit debate draws newcomers into British politics With no previous political experience, Jessica Simor and James Wells are both candidates in the upcoming European elections for rival parties born out of the divisive Brexit debate that is shaking up politics in Britain....
22:34, 2019-05-21

British Bookseller Plots Turnaround at Barnes & Noble Barnes & Noble’s new chief executive wants to run America’s largest bookstore chain more like a collection of 627 independent stores, in the wake of the company’s acquisition by hedge fund Elliott Management....
13:51, 2019-08-08

British Airways resuming services after latest IT meltdown British Airways said its flights were returning to normal after passengers had to endure cancellations, delays and long queues at London airports as the airline suffered its third major computer failure in a little more than two years....
07:00, 2019-08-08

British scientist's body found after she disappeared in Greece during a run The body of British scientist Natalie Christopher has been found in Greece after she vanished while out on a run on Monday, police said on Wednesday....
03:51, 2019-08-08

Rob Ball's Funland: British seaside towns – in pictures “To me, the seaside is heady and joyous all year round,” says photographer Rob Ball. “We have memories of family holidays or time spent by the coast, so we all have a connection to it.” Ball has published three books of coast-based photos since moving to Whitstable on the north coast of Kent more th...
19:01, 2019-05-21

British Man Arrested For Racist Tweet About Mohamed Salah A 32-year-old Englishman was arrested this morning on suspicion of committing a hate crime for sending a tweet that, according to the Liverpool Echo, included “racist slurs and pictures” of Liverpool’s Egyptian forward, Mohamed Salah....
04:17, 2019-08-09

Theresa May To Ask British Lawmakers To Vote On Second Brexit Referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
19:51, 2019-05-21

Polite society: why are British cities banning swearing? Councils say bans help tackle anti-social behaviour. But critics argue restrictions are a heavy-handed curb on freedom of expressionWhen Salford ditched its ban on swearing last week, Mark Thomas’s reaction was apt. “Hoo fucking ray” the comedian tweeted, shortly followed by a “Whoo- fucking -hooo”....
19:34, 2019-08-07

"Fatal flaws" remain in British PM's new Brexit deal: DUP The "fatal flaws" of the draft Brexit treaty agreed with the European Union remain despite British Prime Minister Theresa May seeking to set out a new deal on Tuesday, the Northern Irish party propping up her government said....
20:17, 2019-05-21

Queen Elizabeth Marks 100 Years Of British Airways Queen Elizabeth saw the ticket from her first long-haul flight after her coronation when she visited British Airways' Heathrow headquarters on Thursday to mark the airline's centenary....
22:34, 2019-05-23

British PM Theresa May to resign next month over Brexit gridlock British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Friday she will resign next month, following three years of failing to solidify a deal to leave the European Union....
15:51, 2019-05-24

'Smiling Cinderella' wins Women's British Open Hinako Shibuno of Japan won the Women's British Open on Sunday in her major championship debut, holing an 18-foot birdie putt on the final hole for a one-stroke victory over Lizette Salas....
13:17, 2019-08-05

British overseas territories top corporate tax loophole index Britain's offshore territories the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Bermuda and the Cayman Islands were named in a study released on Wednesday as the most significant jurisdictions used by global companies to minimise their tax bills....
20:51, 2019-05-28

Women's British Open 2019: third round – as it happened Ashleigh Buhai led by five at one point, but Japanese sensation Hinako Shibuno came back in 30 to take a two-shot advantage into the final roundWomen’s British Open – official leaderboard! 8.07pm BST Related: Shibuno leads Women’s British Open on major debut as Ko chases historic treble 6.59pm BST...
10:00, 2019-08-04