Thu, 09 Aug 2018 08:32
US hits Russia with sanctions over nerve agent attack in Britain
The United States said Wednesday it was imposing new sanctions on Russia over Moscow's involvement in the use of a "lethal" nerve agent in the attempted killing of a former spy in Britain.
Sun, 29 Jul 2018 01:00
Levy social media to stem "fake news" tide say UK MPs
Britain should levy social media firms to fund efforts at stemming a "fake news" crisis threatening the fabric of democracy, a leaked report by lawmakers has said.
Tue, 24 Jul 2018 18:56
Elton John and Prince Harry launch bid to 'smash' AIDS stigma
Amsterdam - Elton John joined forces with Britain's Prince Harry to launch a $1.2 billion initiative on Tuesday to "break the cycle" of HIV transmission by targeting young men, among whom infections are on the rise.
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 07:47
Trump blasts May's Brexit strategy on UK visit
Donald Trump issued scathing criticism of Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy during his visit to Britain, as campaigners planned a mass protest against the US president on Friday.
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 07:05
Britain's Brexit minister David Davis steps down: reports
Britain's Brexit minister David Davis has resigned two days after the cabinet approved a plan to retain strong alignment with the European Union even after leaving the bloc, British media reported on Sunday.
Tue, 03 Jul 2018 08:44
UK to ban gay 'conversion therapy' after massive survey
Britain on Tuesday unveiled its "action plan" to tackle discrimination against the gay community, which includes bringing forward legislation to ban the practice of conversion therapy.
Thu, 28 Jun 2018 11:25
Good reasons for Thais to attend UK food fair in Singapore
Britain’s Speciality & Fine Food Fair is hosting its inaugural Asia edition in Singapore from July 17 to 19, with attractions including the Asia Food Innovation Awards, Fine Food Live with an award-winning chef and a gourmet halal trail.
Thu, 28 Jun 2018 01:00
West has judged Prayut – soon it’s our turn
Critics of the junta left dismayed by his warm reception in France and Britain should remember there’s an election coming
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 15:10
UK experts arriving to help rescue mission
Three foreign experts have flown in from Britain to boost the operations to rescue 12 teenage football players and their assistant coach who are believed to have been stranded inside a partially flooded cave in Chiang Rai province since Saturday.
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 01:00
PM’s EU visit ‘spurs investor interest’
ENTHUSIASM for investment in Thailand from Britain and France is high after the leaders of the two countries that hosted a visit by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha expressed their interest in the government’s Thailand 4.0 policy and the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said.
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 14:45
UK car sector investment collapses on Brexit impact: industry data
Investment in Britain's automotive sector collapsed by almost half in the first six months of the year, impacted by Brexit uncertainty, industry data showed Tuesday.
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 19:18
'Game of Thrones' Jon Snow to marry on-screen flame
Actors Kit Harington and Rose Leslie, who played on-screen lovers Jon Snow and Ygritte in fantasy TV saga "Game of Thrones", are to wed in Britain on Saturday.
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:42
Dramatic England WCup win breaks 2018 TV record
England's last-gasp win against Tunisia at the football World Cup was Britain's most-watched television programme of 2018, attracting a peak audience of 18.3 million, according to the BBC on Tuesday.
Mon, 28 May 2018 14:48
Britain's supply of electric cars at risk from Brexit: think-tank
Britain risks a shortage of electric cars after Brexit as carmakers will lose an incentive to sell low-emission vehicles there, a Brussels-based think-tank warned.
Mon, 21 May 2018 09:00
Comfort at the castle
If the spectacular royal wedding of Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle last Saturday makes you want to experience palace life, why not spend time at one of seven magnificent castles for your next holiday. Booking.com looks at what might suit you best.