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UK SAYS RUSSIA SPIED ON SKRIPALS FOR 'AT LEAST 5 YEARS'


Sedwill also alleges that in the 2000s, Russia developed a chemical warfare programme designed to deliver nerve agents, including by application to door handles ... READ MORE

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'IT'S IMPOSSIBLE TO BLAME RUSSIA FOR POISONING OF SKRIPALS WITHOUT ANY EVIDENCE' - SERBIAN PRESIDENT


Serbia is among the 12 European countries that decided not to follow the UK's lead in expelling Russian diplomats over the Skripal case... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 474

ELDERLY UK RESIDENTS OF FORMER BRITISH COLONIES RISK DEPORTATION


These now elderly Caribbean-born individuals have no formal identity documentation as they assumed they were automatically British citizens... READ MORE

13th April, 2018 429

GOOGLE HAS TO HIT DELETE AFTER RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN TURNS TO CRIME


Google's effort to rein in the so-called right to be forgotten has taken a hit after U.K... READ MORE

13th April, 2018 266

MPS TO PRESSURE GOVERNMENT ON BACKING FOR SWANSEA TIDAL LAGOON PROJECT


While the Swansea lagoon is currently stalled, another UK tidal power project took an important step forward this week... READ MORE

13th April, 2018 114

BOTSWANA'S 30 YEAR OLD MINISTER BECOMES INTERNET SENSATION ACROSS AFRICA


Meet Botswana's new Minister of Investment, Trade Industry, Bogolo Joy Kenewendo 30 ... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 2907

GERMANY: RUSSIA MUST ANSWER OPEN QUESTIONS ON NERVE AGENT ATTACK IN UK


It is now up to Russia to finally play a constructive role and answer the open questions. Reporting by Andrea Shalal Editing by Michael Nienaber... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 4

RUSSIA SAYS OPCW REPORT ON SKRIPALS MAY BE PART OF ACTION TO DISCREDIT MOSCOW


Russia says OPCW report on Skripals may be part of action to..... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 1

DUTTON WARNS GAMES ATHLETES AS MORE FLEE


A men's squash pairing from Sierra Leone have become the latest African athletes to miss their event at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 0

COMMONWEALTH GAMES DAY 7: DIAMONDS SET UP NETBALL SHOWDOWN WITH SILVER FERNS


A BBC sports reporter accidentally slipped into a pool during a live on-air interview with the British Commonwealth Games swim team on the Gold Coast... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 0

UK COULD CREATE 5,000 JOBS BY MOVING TO SUSTAINABLE FISHING, SAYS REPORT


Sustainable catch limits on key species after Brexit would also boost the economy by more than ?300m a year as stocks recover, analysis shows... READ MORE

11th April, 2018 194

BRITISH MINISTER SAYS SYRIA MILITARY INTERVENTION


British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would talk to U.S. President Donald Trump later on Tuesday about the suspected chemical attack... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 10

YULIAA SKRIPAL, DAUGHTER OF RUSSIAN FORMER SPY, DISCHARGED FROM SALISBURY HOSPITAL AFTER POISONING


YuliaA Skripal, daughter of Russian former spy, discharged from Salisbury hospital after poisoning... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 682

RUSSIA-EU RELATIONS CHILL OVER SKRIPAL POISONING


That's where a former Russian spy and his daughter were discovered in early March, victims of a chemical attack... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 6

EU FINANCE COMMISSIONER PIERRE MOSCOVICI ON RUSSIA, BREXIT AND PRIVATISATIONS


Is Europe really united in its response to Russia over the poisoning of the former spy Sergei Skripal?... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 6

NUMBER OF BRITONS BECOMING CITIZENS OF ANOTHER EU STATE JUMPS


They also want to know what protections are planned for EU citizens in the event of Home Office errors... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 386

PLANS FOR WELSH NUCLEAR POWER PLANT DELAYED BY CONCERNS OVER SEABIRDS


The Welsh plant would have a capacity of 3GW, similar to the 3.2GW of the nuclear power station being built at Hinkley Point in Somerset... READ MORE

9th April, 2018 460

APPLE USED CHANNEL ISLAND TO AVOID US TAXES


Ireland has refused to move on the demand from the European Commission, likely in an effort to retain Apple's presence within the country... READ MORE

8th April, 2018 0

RUSSIAN ENVOY SEEKS MEETING WITH BRITAIN'S JOHNSON OVER POISONING


The two then swapped insults at the United Nations Security Council on Thursday where Russia warned Britain it was playing with fire by accusing Moscow... READ MORE

7th April, 2018 345

BONES OF BRITISH SAILORS BEING LOOTED AS GOVERNMENT FAILS TO HONOR WAR DEAD, CAMPAIGNERS SAY


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6th April, 2018 39

EX-CATALAN LEADER PUIGDEMONT RELEASED FROM GERMAN JAIL ON BAIL


German prosecutors asked a court in Germany to permit the extradition of the former Catalan separatist leader to Spain on Wednesday... READ MORE

6th April, 2018 49

POISONED EX-RUSSIAN SPY NO LONGER IN CRITICAL CONDITION, U.K. HOSPITAL SAYS


Hospital says British authorities blame Russia for what they say was a military-grade Soviet-made nerve agent poisoning on former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia... READ MORE

6th April, 2018 0

POISONED RUSSIAN EX-SPY SERGEI SKRIPAL 'IMPROVING' BUT PETS ARE DEAD


Sergei Skripal, poisoned Russian ex-spy, improving but pets dead... READ MORE

6th April, 2018 27

POISONED EX-RUSSIAN SPY'S PETS HAVE STARVED TO DEATH


Remains of all three animals were incinerated just in case there was any contamination threat from the deadly nerve agent Novichok... READ MORE

6th April, 2018 1070

AT UN NERVE AGENT ATTACK MEETING, RUSSIA TELLS UK


Russia warned Britain at the UN Security Council that it was playing with fire by blaming Moscow for poisoning a former Russian spy and his daughter... READ MORE

6th April, 2018 25

'MY STRENGTH IS GROWING DAILY:' YULIA SKRIPAL SPEAKS OUT FOR FIRST TIME SINCE POISONING


Sergei Skripal, 66, an ex-Russian military intelligence colonel, was found unconscious on March 4 with Yulia Skripal on a bench in Salisbury, a city in southern England... READ MORE

6th April, 2018 43

BRITAIN SAYS UP TO DAUGHTER OF POISONED EX-SPY TO ALLOW RUSSIA CONSULAR ACCESS


We have conveyed it to Yulia Skripal and we await her response, Pierce told a U.N... READ MORE

5th April, 2018 3

AT U.N. NERVE AGENT ATTACK MEETING, RUSSIA TELLS BRITAIN


We have told our British colleagues that 'you're playing with fire and you'll be sorry', Russian U.N... READ MORE

5th April, 2018 3402

FRANCE PLANS TO REDUCE MPS BY A THIRD BEFORE NEXT ELECTION


Bayrou, a long-term campaigner for proportional representation, had wanted the figure to be 25 percent ... READ MORE

5th April, 2018 218

RUSSIA LOSES VOTE TO JOIN SPY POISONING PROBE; NEXT STOP UN


An international chemical weapons watchdog rebuffed Russia's request to join Britain's investigation of the nerve-agent poisonings in England... READ MORE

4th April, 2018 8

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COMEDIAN, TRANSGENDER ACTIVIST, LABOUR PARTY OFFICIAL


Eddie Izzard Comedian Transgender Activist Labour Party Official... READ MORE

4th April, 2018 21039

MOSCOW CONFRONTS LONDON WITH 14 QUESTIONS ON 'FABRICATED' SKRIPAL CASE


Does the UK have control samples of the chemical warfare agent, which British representatives refer to as Novichok ?... READ MORE

2nd April, 2018 17898

'DON'T BE ASHAMED' - READERS' TIPS FOR IMPROVING MENTAL HEALTH AT WORK


Half a million people in the UK suffer from work-related stress, and psychological breakdown can creep up without warning... READ MORE

21st February, 2018 14206

BRITAIN'S MAY WINS BACKING OF TRUMP, EU LEADERS IN SHOWDOWN WITH RUSSIA


Britain could call on allies for a coordinated Western response, freeze the assets of Russian business leaders and officials, expel diplomats or launch targeted cyber attacks... READ MORE

13th March, 2018 7798

MONTREAL MOTHER TOLD DAUGHTER DOESN'T COUNT AS 2ND PASSENGER IN CARPOOL LANE


This lane on Sources Boulevard, reserved for buses, taxis and carpooling, is where Emond was pulled over... READ MORE

4th April, 2018 7438

RUSSIA FACES WAVE OF DIPLOMATIC EXPULSIONS


In 1986, US President Ronald Reagan expelled 80 Cold War-era Russian diplomats... READ MORE

26th March, 2018 7325

GUERNSEY PARLIAMENT TO VOTE ON PROPOSALS TO ALLOW ASSISTED DYING


Guernsey could become the first place in the British Isles to allow assisted dying... READ MORE

21st March, 2018 5119

BRITAIN AND EUROPE MUST TIGHTEN PALM OIL SUPPLY CHAINS TO SAVE FORESTS, EU PARLIAMENT TOLD


Britain and Europe must tighten palm oil supply chains to save forests, EU parliament told... READ MORE

23rd February, 2018 4935

FEAR OF MEAT SCANDAL AS DATA SHOWS HYGIENE BREACHES AT OVER HALF UK PLANTS


Almost two-thirds of meat plants in breach of safety rules in England, Wales and Northern Ireland... READ MORE

23rd February, 2018 4488

'PUNISH A MUSLIM DAY' GENERATES ANGER, FEAR AND SOLIDARITY IN BRITAIN


By Tuesday evening, there were no news reports of hate crime incidents relating to the Punish a Muslim day... READ MORE

3rd April, 2018 3184

US EXPELS 60 RUSSIANS, CLOSES CONSULATE OVER SKRIPAL POISONING


The Russian embassy in the United States asked Twitter followers to vote what US consulates they would close in Russia, if they could decide... READ MORE

26th March, 2018 2858

YULIA SKRIPAL'S HEALTH IMPROVES AFTER NERVE AGENT ATTACK


Police believe the Skripals first came into contact with the nerve agent at Sergei Skripal's home in Salisbury, pictured on March 6... READ MORE

30th March, 2018 2752

WHISTLEBLOWER SAYS 'CHEATING' MAY HAVE CHANGED BREXIT VOTE OUTCOME


Chris wylie implicates canadian company aiq in testimony to u.k. parliamentary committee... READ MORE

28th March, 2018 2421

RUSSIA EXPELS 60 US DIPLOMATS CLOSES CONSULATE


Last week, London expelled 23 Russian officials and Moscow responded in kind... READ MORE

30th March, 2018 2271

UK PAPER GETS ONLINE FLAK FOR GREEK CRISIS HOLIDAY


After the outcry on Wednesday, the page advertising the Greece the Euro holiday was taken down from the newspaper's website... READ MORE

29th March, 2018 1991

TRUMP AND EU LEADERS EXPEL MORE THAN 100 RUSSIAN DIPLOMATS IN RESPONSE TO SALISBURY SPY POISONING


Britain has already expelled 23 Russian diplomats, accusing them of being undeclared intelligence agents, which led Russia to expel the same number of British diplomats... READ MORE

26th March, 2018 1905

RUSSIA EXPELS DIPLOMATS FROM 23 COUNTRIES AS SPY ROW WORSENS


Britain's government says the nerve agent used in the attack, Novichok, was developed in Russia... READ MORE

30th March, 2018 1867

MEDICAL CRISIS IN EAST GHOUTA AS HOSPITALS 'SYSTEMATICALLY TARGETED'


UN security council to vote on Friday on draft resolution demanding 30-day truce in Syria, as government and allies accused of destroying healthcare... READ MORE

23rd February, 2018 1838

UK TO TIGHTEN LAWS ON 'ABHORRENT' IVORY TRADE


Uk ivory trade ban to help end 'shame' of elephant poaching... READ MORE

3rd April, 2018 1646

EUROPEAN POWERS PROPOSE NEW IRAN SANCTIONS TO MEET TRUMP ULTIMATUM


The European powers said new sanctions are justified because Iran did not commit further to stop undertaking ballistic missile destabilising activities under the nuclear agreement... READ MORE

16th March, 2018 1629

BRITAIN'S BORIS JOHNSON ACCUSED OF MISLEADING PUBLIC OVER SKRIPAL POISONING EVIDENCE


Britain's top military laboratory said Tuesday that it cannot verify the nerve agent in the March 4 poisoning came from Russia... READ MORE

4th April, 2018 1291

HOW IS THE UK RETALIATING AGAINST RUSSIA?


From expelling senior Russian diplomats to acting through Nato... READ MORE

13th March, 2018 1276

RUSSIA SAYS U.K. MIGHT HAVE POISONED EX-SPY TO DISTRACT FROM BREXIT


Why has Russia been denied consular access to the two Russian nationals, Sergei and Yulia Skripal, that have become crime victims in the British territory?... READ MORE

3rd April, 2018 1251

GOVE TELLS TORY MPS TO 'KEEP EYES ON PRIZE' IN ROW OVER FISHING WATERS


Gove tells Tory MPs to 'keep eyes on prize' in row over fishing waters... READ MORE

20th March, 2018 1004

BATTERED FOR A DECADE, GREECE FEELS AN UNEXPECTED WHIFF OF REVIVAL AS EUROPE GAINS STRENGTH


Battered for a decade, Greece feels an unexpected whiff of revival as Europe gains strength Tourists at the Acropolis in Athens earlier this month... READ MORE

8th March, 2018 891

MYANMAR PRESIDENT HTIN KYAW RESIGNS


Htin Kyaw's resignation comes as international pressure increases on Nobel Laureate Suu Kyi to do something to ease the suffering of the country's minority Rohingya population... READ MORE

22nd March, 2018 861

AUSTRALIA HINTS AT POSSIBLE WORLD CUP BOYCOTT OVER NERVE AGENT ATTACK


Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks to the media during a news conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, March 27, 2018... READ MORE

27th March, 2018 854

SA ESTATE AGENT JAILED FOR RACIST ABUSE


South Africa is still badly affected by racism, almost 24 years after white minority rule ended... READ MORE

28th March, 2018 830

BREXIT TALKS IN PERIL AFTER MAY REJECTS EU DRAFT DEAL


One said the European Commission appeared to be trying to annex Northern Ireland and turn it into a supplicant state... READ MORE

1st March, 2018 795

JEREMY CORBYN APOLOGISES FOR 'HURT' CAUSED TO JEWISH COMMUNITY


Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has apologised for the hurt caused by his party towards the Jewish community in Britain... READ MORE

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