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Britain enters laser weapons race

Britain announced that it seeks developers of laser- and radio frequency-guided weapons to shoot down drones and other enemy threats, joining a global race for the new type of weapons....

Britain enters laser weapons race

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United Kingdom enters laser weapons race The United Kingdom announced that it seeks developers of laser- and radio frequency-guided weapons to shoot down drones and other enemy threats, joining a global race for the new type of weapons....
2019-07-11 04:45

Another Joe Enters the Democratic Race for President Because the Democratic field of candidates running for president in 2020 isn’t crowded enough, former Rep. Joe Sestak of Pennsylvania has become the 24th person to jump into the race for the party’s nomination....
2019-06-23 20:30

Housing minister Kit Malthouse enters race to be next UK PM: The Sun British Housing Minister Kit Malthouse has entered the race to replace Theresa May as the country's prime minister, the Sun newspaper reported late on Monday....
2019-05-28 01:30

Michael Gove enters Conservative race to succeed Theresa May British Environment Secretary Michael Gove has entered the crowded race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, who is stepping down as Conservative Party leader on June 7....
2019-05-26 23:30

UPDATE 3-U.S. refiner Phillips 66 enters offshore oil export race U.S. oil refiner Phillips 66 is proposing a deepwater crude export terminal off the U.S. Gulf Coast, the company said on Wednesday, challenging at least eight other projects aiming to send U.S. shale oil to world markets....
2019-06-19 21:15

U.S. billionaire Steyer enters 2020 Democratic presidential race Billionaire Tom Steyer, who has pushed Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump and previously flirted with running for the White House, said on Tuesday he will now seek the Democratic nomination....
2019-07-09 16:45

Democrat Cal Cunningham enters North Carolina Senate race RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former state senator tells The Associated Press he’s running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican incumbent Thom Tillis. Democrat Cal Cunningham had been campaigning for lieutenant governor in North Carolina, but h...
2019-06-17 14:15

Mark Harper enters leadership race - with attack on 'failed' rivals Former Conservative chief whip Mark Harper has become the 12th Tory MP to enter the race to become the next prime minister - telling Sky News that many of his rivals have already "failed" on Brexit....
2019-05-31 04:15

Junior Brexit Minister James Cleverly enters race to be next UK PM: media Britain's James Cleverly, who became a junior Brexit minister last month, has officially entered the conservative leadership race to replace prime minister Theresa May, he said in a media interview late on Tuesday....
2019-05-29 06:15

U.S. billionaire Steyer, fierce Trump foe, enters Democratic White House race Billionaire Tom Steyer, who has pushed Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump and previously flirted with running for the White House, said on Tuesday he will now seek the Democratic nomination....
2019-07-09 18:30

Billionaire anti-Trump activist Tom Steyer enters 2020 race with pledge to spend $100 million Billionaire activist Tom Steyer said Tuesday that he will run for president in 2020, entering the crowded Democratic field late in the race with a pledge to focus on climate change and reforming the political system....
2019-07-09 21:15

Conservative leadership race enters final stretch with Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt set to take part in final hustings The contest between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will enter its final furlong this evening as the pair take part in the final hustings of the Conservative leadership race....
2019-07-17 20:30

Boris Johnson gets boost in race to become Britain's new PM Boris Johnson got a boost in his campaign to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former rivals and EU supporter Matt Hancock backed him saying he was almost certain to win the contest....
2019-06-17 15:45

Autocar drives Britain's 'biggest, best and most bonkers race' C1 event was by far the biggest motor race ever held in Britain Take (almost) 100 identical Citroën C1 city cars and race all day and all of the night. We joined in You’d think that 100 racing cars – one for every 60 metres of track – would just m...
2019-05-21 15:15

Then there were two: Brexit campaigner Johnson far ahead in race to lead Britain Boris Johnson, a former foreign secretary who helped lead the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign, is the runaway favorite to win a final pair of ballots on Thursday that will whittle down the race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May to two candidates....
2019-06-20 14:00

Daredevils injured in Britain’s ‘dangerous’ cheese rolling race That’s one painful way of becoming the next big cheese! Daredevil racers kept emergency crews busy during one of Britain’s most bizarre traditions — flinging themselves down a steep hill in pursuit of an eight-pound wheel of cheese....
2019-05-28 19:30

Brexit campaigner Johnson far ahead in race to lead Britain; Sajid Javed eliminated Boris Johnson, a former foreign secretary who helped lead the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign, continued his progress towards the top job on Thursday when he trounced his rivals again in the race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May....
2019-06-20 19:30

Authorities seize thousands of weapons and explosives in international weapons trafficking bust Federal agents in Miami arrested more than two dozen suspects and seized more 5,300 firearms and explosives in an international weapons trafficking ring that stretched to South America, officials said Friday. ...
2019-06-28 23:30

Britain’s Border Force intercepts 74 migrants trying to cross English Channel into Britain LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Border Force intercepts 74 migrants trying to cross English Channel into Britain. The post Britain’s Border Force intercepts 74 migrants trying to cross English Channel into Britain appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-01 22:30

The reason Britain rolls out the red carpet for Trump? It’s what Britain does | Nesrine Malik I have bad news for the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. It is entirely British to welcome problematic alliesThis time it’s a full-blown state visit, rather than the brief smash and grab when Donald Trump insulted Theresa May, beefed with Sadiq Khan, and...
2019-06-02 22:45

What to know about laser treatment for scars Laser treatment can help reduce the appearance, pain, and itching of scar tissue. In this article, learn about the procedure of laser treatment and the risks and considerations....
2019-07-16 21:15

FAA saw spike in Tucson laser incidents in May TUCSON — So far in 2019, there have been 33 reported incidents of lasers pointed at aircraft in Tucson. “There was a really big spike in the number of incidents in May,” said FAA spokesman Ian Gregor. “In fact, I think there were as many laser ...
2019-07-10 12:15

This Is One of the Best Brother Laser Printer Deals We've Ever Seen Unless you really need to print in color, Brother makes some of the only printers worth buying, and their small office-friendly DCPL2550DW is on sale for by far the best price ever today.Read more......
2019-05-23 17:30

This $26 Laser Distance Measure Does the Math For You Only luddites use tape measures anymore. This laser distance measurer takes instant distance readings of up to 196', and includes several built-in area calculation functions, in case you’re a little rusty on your middle school geometry. Get it fo...
2019-05-22 04:30

The Pentagon has a laser that identifies people by their heartbeat Biometric identification has become part of everyday life. We've got facial recognition in airports, cars that can be unlocked just by looking at them, technology that detects a person's unique way of walking, and of course the ubiquitous f...
2019-06-27 19:15

China says laser report 'not consistent with the facts' China's defense ministry says a report that Australian navy helicopter pilots were targeted with lasers, apparently coming from Chinese fishing boats, was "not consistent with the facts."...
2019-05-30 14:45

China says laser report ‘not consistent with the facts’ BEIJING (AP) — China’s defense ministry says a report that Australian navy helicopter pilots were targeted with lasers, apparently coming from Chinese fishing boats, was “not consistent with the facts.” Spokesman Wu Qian told report...
2019-05-30 14:45

HP Launches 'World's First Laser Tank' Printers in India HP Neverstop Laser Printers will be available across HP World Stores, Large Format Retail Outlets, Multi-Brand Outlets, HP Online Store, and e-commerce platforms....
2019-07-03 15:15

The Pentagon Has a Device That Can Use a Laser to Identify Someone Based On Their Heartbeat Walking around the world anonymously is becoming increasingly more difficult as surveillance tech is developed to identify us by our faces, our gait, and now, our heartbeat.Read more......
2019-06-28 20:45

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $15 on a Brother Laser Printer This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals h...
2019-06-21 04:45

Watch: Orioles ballgirl fields laser during loss to Giants A ballgirl showed impressive poise in fielding a foul ball laser during the San Francisco Giants' win against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards....
2019-06-03 15:01

The Pentagon’s new heartbeat detection laser could save us from our surveillance horror The Pentagon last week unveiled a long-range laser device capable of detecting a person’s unique heart-signature. It was designed to thwart terrorism, but could lead to the Holy Grail of civilian surveillance: an ethical, non-invasive method of condu...
2019-07-07 01:45

Navy arms destroyers with new high-powered laser, changes war tactics If swarms of enemy small attack boats armed with guns and explosives approached a Navy ship, alongside missile-armed drones and helicopters closing into strike range, ship commanders would instantly begin weighing defensive options - to include inter...
2019-07-08 15:15

HP Unveils New Laser Printers for India Meant for Mobile-First Workspaces HP on Wednesday introduced three new series of laser printers in India, promising to deliver high print speeds compatible with easy mobile printing features including Wi-Fi Direct....
2019-06-12 21:30

Scientists turn to 'laser accurate' model to test Stonehenge acoustics Salford team explores sound qualities of ancient Wiltshire monument using 1:12 replica based on data from scansA diminutive model of Stonehenge could help crack the acoustic secrets of the ancient site, according to scientists who have built a versio...
2019-07-11 18:15

China's Trade Frontman Points, With Laser, to Bright Side of U.S. Tensions Vice Premier Liu He said external pressure serves China’s long-term interests, providing rare insight into how he frames the high-stakes tussle between the world’s two biggest economies....
2019-06-13 23:30

NASA just strapped a frickin’ laser beam to its Mars 2020 rover We’re still about a year away from the launch of the Mars 2020 mission, but NASA’s shiny new rover is rapidly taking shape already. The rover, which is far more advanced than any machine NASA has ever sent to the Red Planet, just received...
2019-07-04 05:45

Pentagon seeks laser-armed space drones to attack enemy ICBMs Laser-armed drones operating in space may soon sense, track, target and ultimately incinerate enemy Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles flying above the earth’s atmosphere....
2019-06-17 18:30

Twins' Byron Buxton Throws An Absolute Laser To Make A 300-Foot Double Play Look Easy It’s already been well established on this site that Twins outfielder Byron Buxton is fast as hell when it comes to running the bases. But what hasn’t been talked about enough is that he’s also one of the best fielders in baseball with one of the bes...
2019-06-02 21:30

Rivals race to catch Boris Johnson as UK Tory race narrows LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative Party is set to kick one more candidate out of the contest to become the country’s next prime minister, as rivals scramble to catch front-runner Boris Johnson. The five-strong field will be narrowed in...
2019-06-19 12:15

This 24 Hours of Lemons race team built a replica of Mario Andretti’s first race car, a 1948 Hudson. This 24 Hours of Lemons race team built a replica of Mario Andretti’s first race car, a 1948 Hudson. I am amazed at the deep cut of automotive history this team chose as its theme, and wish the drivers the best of luck. It will be a joy to watch this...
2019-06-08 09:30

MLB’s approach to gambling enters the Twilight Zone As Rod Serling said, “Submitted for your approval”: It has become science fiction, the “Twilight Zone” episode in which William Shatner sees that hideous hobgoblin on the wing trying to burn the airplane out of the sky. But only he and we can see it....
2019-06-23 03:45

Theresa May hunkers down as premiership enters its end stage British Prime Minister Theresa May is hunkered down with close allies as she considers whether to give in to relentless pressure to resign, or fight on to save her Brexit plan and her premiership....
2019-05-23 11:30

| Sudan 'civil disobedience' campaign enters day two A nationwide civil disobedience campaign by Sudanese protesters entered a second day on Monday, as the authorities released three prominent rebels detained after a crackdown that left dozens dead....
2019-06-11 01:45

Mississippi flood enters month 4, no end in sight In month four of an epic flood in Mississippi's Delta region, residents still struggle to save their homes and some farmers realize they won't plant an acre this year. (May 29)        ...
2019-05-30 10:45

No end seen to struggle as Mississippi flood enters month 4 HOLLY BLUFF, Miss. (AP) — Larry Walls should have been out working in his fields last week. Instead, his John Deere tractor is parked on high ground, just beyond the reach of the ever-encroaching floodwaters in the southern Mississippi Delta. Four mo...
2019-05-29 16:45

Former UK Brexit minister Raab enters battle to be next PM Former Brexit Minister Dominic Raab became the sixth candidate to enter the contest to replace Theresa May as prime minister on Saturday, vowing to fight for a fairer deal on Brexit....
2019-05-25 22:30

WPLJ enters radio silence after 48 years Imagine there’s no WPLJ. After 48 years, beloved radio station WPLJ/95.5 FM entered radio silence Friday. The last song broadcast from the top of Madison Square Garden was John Lennon’s “Imagine,” released in 1971, the same year the station went on t...
2019-06-01 09:15

McKinsey, a secretive consulting powerhouse, enters the spotlight McKinsey, a private consulting firm, has built itself into one of the most influential entities in the world. It works with many of the largest companies worldwide, and its alumni help run some of the most powerful companies....
2019-06-05 14:15

Bear enters Montana home, settles in for nap in closet MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say a black bear somehow locked itself inside a Montana home and then nestled onto a closet shelf that wasn’t too hard, wasn’t too soft, but just right for a nap. Missoula County sheriff’s official...
2019-06-21 23:15

Argentine presidential candidate enters hospital for tests BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Argentine politician chosen by former President Cristina Fernández to be their party’s presidential candidate has checked himself into a hospital to undergo tests for a persistent cough. Alberto Fernández of t...
2019-06-04 06:30

Tom Brady enters the NFL quarterback beer-chugging contest Tom Brady can chug with the best of them, too. The Patriots quarterback took some time off from trying to answer for his “Tom Terrific” trademark attempt to celebrate his sixth Super Bowl win with the rest of his teammates on Thursday, en...
2019-06-07 21:30

Anders Lee is unhappy as Islanders saga enters next phase VANCOUVER, British Columbia — It might have seemed like a deadline for some, but it never was for the Islanders or Anders Lee. So the first-year captain is going into the week-long “courting period” — beginning Sunday — with the his agent able to spe...
2019-06-23 03:45

Jays phenom Guerrero Jr. enters Home Run Derby Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is looking forward to Major League Baseball's all-star break. Not for the potential money he could earn, but to showcase his skills as a slugger....
2019-07-01 02:15

VW enters partnership with Swedish battery maker Northvolt The Swedish start-up has announced the German automaker will invest heavily in two new battery plants. The factories, located in Sweden and Germany, are intended to compete with Tesla and Asian suppliers....
2019-06-12 21:15

iRobot enters the classroom with acquisition of Root Robotics iRobot, the company behind the Roomba, is about to do more than vacuum your house, mop your floors and mow the lawn. Today the company announced that it's acquired Root Robotics, and it will add the Root educational coding robot to its lineup....
2019-06-20 15:45

Kim Dotcom enters final fight to avoid extradition to US New Zealand's top court has begun hearing Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom's appeal against extradition to the US. Dotcom faces charges of copyright infringement and racketeering if his extradition goes through....
2019-06-10 13:15

Former jail deputy enters plea in death of inmate CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky jail deputy charged with manslaughter in the death of an inmate has pleaded guilty to a lesser count. News outlets report former deputy Alicia Beller of Putnam, West Virginia, entered the plea Friday in Boyd...
2019-05-27 03:45

Uber's European rival Bolt enters London market, again Estonia's Bolt, which until early 2019 was called Taxify, will on Tuesday re-enter the competitive London taxi market, promising cheaper rides to passengers and a better cut to drivers than its bigger global rival Uber Technologies Inc....
2019-06-11 02:45

Historic African free trade agreement enters into force JOHANNESBURG (AP) — African leaders are celebrating the entry into force of a continental free trade agreement that creates what they call the world’s largest trading market of 1.2 billion people. The agreement that entered into force on Thursd...
2019-05-30 14:45

John Wick enters the Matrix in this kick-ass retro trailer If John Wick: Chapter 3 proved anything, it’s that they should never stop making John Wick movies because they only get better and crazier with each new installment. With that exponential trajectory in mind, YouTuber Journey’s End cut a together a po...
2019-05-25 02:15

Black bear enters Montana home, finds shelf that’s just right for a nap MISSOULA, Mont. — Authorities say a black bear somehow locked itself inside a Montana home and then nestled onto a closet shelf that wasn’t too hard, wasn’t too soft, but just right for a nap. Missoula County sheriff’s officials say...
2019-06-22 05:45

"Not Venomous": Man Saves Injured Snake After It Enters School In Indore Income-Tax officer Sher Singh on Saturday rescued a snake from the premises of a school in Indore. The workers of the school had beaten it and had poured pesticide on the reptile....
2019-06-02 04:45

Bear enters Montana home, cuddles up for a nap on closet shelf Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks assisted the Sheriff’s Office in tranquilizing the black bear, and it was relocated unharmed.        ...
2019-06-22 06:45

Black Shark 2 gaming phone enters India starting at Rs 39,999 Xiaomi backed Black Shark has finally launched its second generation gaming phone, the Black Shark 2 in India on Monday. The phone packs in powerful hardware that will easily satiate a gamer's hunger. There is a dearth of dedicated gaming phones...
2019-05-28 09:30

Elephant Enters Farm, Kills Man In Chhattisgarh's Jashpur District A wild elephant attacked and killed a villager in Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district, the fifth such death reported from the area in just over a month, a forest department official said Friday....
2019-06-07 13:15

CVS enters home dialysis care with clinical trial of new system CVS Health said on Wednesday it will start a clinical trial of its new home dialysis system this week, setting it up to compete directly with the two largest operators of U.S. dialysis centers, Fresenius Medical Care AG and DaVita Inc....
2019-07-17 14:15

INS Kochi Enters Seychelles' Port Victoria For Operational Turnaround INS Kochi, an indigenous stealth Destroyer, operating in Southern Indian Ocean Region, entered the port of Victoria in Seychelles on Thursday for an Operational Turnaround....
2019-06-28 05:15

CBOE Enters into Agreement with MSCI Inc. to List Index Options CHICAGO, IL, December 10, 2014 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it has entered into a licensing agreement with MSCI Inc., a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, to offer options trading on several ...
2019-05-22 22:15

Mo Salah enters stormy waters with his support for Egyptian teammate A shadow of sexual harassment allegations against a home player Amr Warda, has marred the start of the Africa Cup of NationsBeyond the sideshows there came a moment that briefly reminded those present what they are meant to be here for. Mohamed Salah...
2019-06-30 11:30

Fieldex enters reverse-takeover deal with Copeland Biosciences Fieldex Exploration Inc said on Monday it will acquire Copeland Biosciences through a reverse takeover of the Canadian mineral exploration firm by Copeland and its shareholders, which will involve a three-cornered amalgamation among Fieldex, 1209908 ...
2019-05-28 09:15

British Steel enters insolvency after rescue talks with government fail Steelmaker directly employs 5,000 people and thousands more in the supply chainBritish Steel has entered insolvency, putting 5,000 jobs directly at risk and endangering thousands more in the supply chain after talks with the UK government failed to r...
2019-05-22 12:15

Canada enters FIFA Women’s World Cup round of 16 after beating New Zealand 2-0 Canada is now unbeaten in 10 games in 2019 (7-0-3), tied for its second-longest such streak. For New Zealand, in its fifth World Cup, the wait for a first tournament win continues....
2019-06-16 06:00

Penn State enters NCAA lacrosse Final Four as unlikely overwhelming favorite Penn State had never won an NCAA tournament game, but the Nittany Lions are now the overwhelming favorite to win the lacrosse title.        ...
2019-05-24 22:15

Butter-fingered perp enters Dunkin’, drops gun in front of cops A bitter surprise was in store for this butter-fingered crook. Security footage obtained by The Post on Sunday shows a man stumbling into a Coney Island Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins and dropping a gun — right in front of a trio of NYPD off...
2019-07-01 06:15

Ozzie Guillen now enters Todd Frazier-Adam Eaton feud: ‘Nobody liked you’ The origins of the Great Todd Frazier-Adam Eaton Feud are still a mystery, but Tuesday night gave some insight to what started it all. Former Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen, who figures to still have an idea of what’s going on in the c...
2019-05-22 07:45

Chicken producer Perdue enters crowded plant-based meat market Perdue Foods, one of America's largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to address a growing demand for products combining meat and vegetables....
2019-06-15 00:30

Tottenham fire: Dramatic warehouse blaze enters day two as flames spread to second building The battle to bring a dramatic warehouse blaze under control has entered its second day after it spread to a separate building which also went up in flames....
2019-05-24 05:15

"True Hero": Surat Man Enters Burning Building To Save Trapped Students Ketan Jorawadia said, "I took the ladder and first helped the children to get out of the place. I managed to save 8-10 students from the back side of the building."...
2019-05-25 19:15

Puerto Rico oversight board enters agreement to address debt claims Puerto Rico’s federally created financial oversight board said on Sunday it has entered into an agreement with bondholders to provide "a framework for a plan of adjustment" to address $35 billion of claims against the bankrupt U.S. territory....
2019-06-17 05:30

UPDATE 2-Chicken producer Perdue enters crowded plant-based meat market Perdue Foods, one of America's largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to address a growing demand for products combining meat and vegetables....
2019-06-15 04:15

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Tech selloff sends Wall St lower, Nasdaq enters correction The three major U.S. stock indexes declined on Monday and Nasdaq confirmed it was in a correction, dragged down by Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon.com on fears the companies are the targets of U.S. government antitrust regulators....
2019-06-03 23:45

Ivanka Trump Enters North Korea With Father, Calls Short Walk "Surreal" Few Americans alive today have set foot inside North Korea, the isolated, nuclear-armed dictatorship sometimes called the Hermit Kingdom. On Sunday, Ivanka Trump became one of them, capping a......
2019-07-01 04:15

John Calipari's son Brad enters transfer portal, could leave Kentucky, per report Kentucky coach John Calipari's son Brad has placed his name in the transfer portal, according to a report from 247Sports.        ...
2019-05-30 19:15

The Bitter, the Sweet, and the Book: Beyoncé’s Seminal Work Enters the Literary Canon With The Lemonade Reader In the three years since Beyoncé seamlessly merged black feminism and pop culture with the release of Lemonade, much has been said—and written—about the impact of her semi-autobiographical visual album, which traced a direct lineage from ancient Afri...
2019-06-12 01:30

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
2019-05-22 18:15

U.S. warns Assad against using chemical weapons The U.S. State Department warned the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria that its military operations were being closely watched, specifically concerning allegations that it used chemical weapons against rebels....
2019-05-22 10:15

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
2019-05-22 04:30

Navy F-35C may carry more weapons now that it's 'ready for war' As the F-35C becomes officially deemed “operational” and “ready for war," the Navy is adding weapons, sensors and software to the aircraft to expand its attack envelope --- and may even increase the F-35s ability to carry up to 6 air-to-air weapons i...
2019-05-23 21:45

The government is serious about creating mind-controlled weapons DARPA, the Department of Defense's research arm, is paying scientists to invent ways to instantly read soldiers' minds using tools like genetic engineering of the human brain, nanotechnology and infrared beams....
2019-05-29 13:00

Can Chinese weapons contribute to peace in Africa? China's military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China's military strategy in Africa also has a few other objectives, experts say....
2019-07-14 20:15

| New Zealanders give up weapons after mosque killings Dozens of New Zealanders have handed in their firearms as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks....
2019-07-13 18:45

Pentagon to send $250M in weapons to Ukraine The Department of Defense plans to send $250 million in military equipment to Ukraine to assist in building up the country's military capabilities as it continues to counter Russian-backed forces in its eastern provinces....
2019-06-20 18:30

China slams $2.2B U.S. weapons sales to Taiwan China is condemning a recent U.S. decision to sell $2.2 billion worth of weapons to Taiwan, saying the "reckless" policy tampers with Chinese sovereignty....
2019-07-09 22:15

How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen A former senior State Department official sent to monitor the Saudi-led war in Yemen told us he saw firsthand how the Saudis failed to avoid civilian casualties — and how the U.S. chose to look the other way....
2019-05-23 06:45

Wit And Charm Are Powerful Weapons In Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2 While I was playing Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2’s demo at E3 last week, I was feeling pretty smug about bluffing my way through a problem. Then, the developer holding the controller hit the wrong button, and a fight broke out regardless....
2019-06-20 23:15

Non-nuclear states discuss weapons proliferation in Sweden Diplomats from 16 countries have convened in Stockholm to focus on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Their aim is to prevent the spread of atomic weapons, calling it "a danger to world peace."...
2019-06-11 17:30

UAE denies ownership of weapons found in Libya: statement The United Arab Emirates denied ownership of weapons found in Libya, a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 22:45

Democrats rebuff GOP push for low-yield nuclear weapons House Democrats are rebuffing attempts by Republicans to authorize funding for so-called low-yield nuclear weapons that the Trump administration says are key to deterring Russia....
2019-06-13 03:15

Gun Owners In New Zealand Give Up Weapons After Mosque Killings Dozens of New Zealanders handed in their firearms today as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque......
2019-07-13 15:15

China, Russia and the US are all racing to produce hypersonic weapons Countries are racing to make hypersonic weapons, which fly at over five times the speed of sound. The technology could raise instability around the world...
2019-07-06 22:30

Iran silent on reports of US cyberattack on weapons systems Iran warned the US against 'wrong behaviors' but made no mention of reports that Iranian military computers were the target of a cyberattack.        ...
2019-06-23 18:15

Italian police seize weapons, Nazi paraphernalia from three men Italian police have seized "an arsenal of military weapons" and Nazi paraphernalia from three men, one a former political candidate for an extreme right party....
2019-07-16 06:45

US Approves Potential $2.2 Billion Weapons Sale To Taiwan The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2 billion in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon said on Monday....
2019-07-09 08:45

Dozens of New Zealand gun owners turn over weapons for cash Dozens of Christchurch gun owners handed over their weapons in exchange for cash in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New Zealand after the government outlawed many types of semi-automatics...
2019-07-13 07:15

Erdogan Says He Will Meet With Trump to Resolve Weapons Disagreement The Turkish president, holding a rare meeting with international journalists, also said that he would accept the results of Istanbul’s mayoral election....
2019-06-20 18:45

Germany exports weapons to Saudi-led alliance in 2019 The German government has given the green light for arms shipments worth over €1 billion so far this year to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. The approval comes despite export restrictions being in place....
2019-06-16 16:30

Autonomous weapons that kill must be banned, insists UN chief UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead with their work to restrict the development of lethal autonomous weapons systems, or LAWS, as they are also known....
2019-05-21 14:38

U.S. Yet to Find Evidence of New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Officials appeared to edge away from the urgency of an earlier State Department announcement that warned of new chemical attacks by the Syrian government....
2019-05-23 04:30

Future fighter jets will use AI-enabled weapons and sensors The Navy is currently analyzing air frames, targeting systems, AI-enabled sensors, new weapons and engine technologies to engineer a new 6th-Generation fighter to fly alongside the F-35 and ultimately replace the F/A-18....
2019-07-19 22:30

World’s Oldest Stone Tools and Weapons Found in Ethiopia Researchers have unearthed some deliberately sharpened tools that date from over 2.5 million years ago. These artifacts are changing our understanding of the invention of tools and showing that our ancestors may have used a variety of basic technolog...
2019-06-04 15:45

Falling rocks can explode so hard that only nuclear weapons beat them If big rocks fall far enough they can explode with more energy than any non-nuclear bomb – and the ensuing shockwave can snap large trees half a kilometre away...
2019-05-21 18:45

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap between wealthy and low-income public schools....
2019-05-29 04:30

U.S. says all North Korea's weapons of mass destruction violate U.N. resolutions North Korea's entire weapons of mass destruction program violates U.N. Security Council resolutions, the U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday, when asked about recent missile launches by Pyongyang....
2019-05-28 22:45

Swedish fund AP2 ditches tobacco and nuclear weapons investments Sweden's AP2, one of the country's five main national pension funds, will no longer invest in tobacco and nuclear weapons-linked stocks, in a move it said on Tuesday deepened its commitment to......
2019-06-04 17:15

Iran cleric: Tehran enriching uranium, but not for nuclear weapons Senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Movahedi Kermani said Friday the Iranian government will keep moving away from the 2015 nuclear deal, enriching uranium at levels that have already exceeded the limit allowed by the pact....
2019-07-05 20:15

UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley arrested on DWI, marijuana, weapons charges UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley was accused of driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, terroristic threat and unlawful carrying of a weapon.       ...
2019-06-09 04:30

Trump administration may use loophole to sell Saudi Arabia weapons The Trump administration is reportedly considering using a legislative loophole to sell billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia without congressional approval. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other senior officials are pushing a plan ...
2019-05-24 14:45

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter program....
2019-06-08 00:30

U.S. lawmakers to push back against Trump on Saudi weapons sales Members of the U.S. Congress, including some of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats, are preparing legislation seeking to block his plan for $8 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan...
2019-06-05 04:15

Italian arrests linked to neo-fascists after stash of weapons uncovered Police detain three including man who stood as candidate for Forza Nuova party in 2001Police in northern Italy have detained three men, including one linked to a neo-fascist Italian political party, after uncovering a huge stash of automatic weapons,...
2019-07-15 21:15

Exclusive: New chemical weapons team to launch first Syria investigations A new team established by the global chemical weapons watchdog to attribute blame for the use of banned munitions in Syria will investigate nine alleged attacks during the country's civil war, including in the town of Douma, sources briefed on the ma...
2019-07-10 17:45

US says there are signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, and warned that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly and appropriately" if this were proven....
2019-05-22 07:15

California man sentenced for biting federal officer, weapons charges A Sacramento man was sentenced to five and a half years in prison Tuesday for assaulting a federal officer and possession of a weapon to further a drug trafficking crime. ...
2019-06-12 11:30

Touring Karts brings an eccentric mix of weapons and drinks to VR racing Touring Karts will feature 22 separate tracks, 45 power-ups, and 30 different karts for PlayStation VR, Windows Mixed Reality, Oculus, and Vive platforms.Read More...
2019-06-24 08:30

U.S. says signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the State Department said on Tuesday, warning that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly a...
2019-05-22 02:45

Iran supreme leader says he has no intention to make or use nuclear weapons Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
2019-06-13 15:45

Iran Leader Says Has No Intention To Make Or Use Nuclear Weapons: Japan Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
2019-06-13 19:45

Germany records significant drop in weapons exports in 2018 The annual Weapons Export Report registered a 23% drop compared with 2017 according to media sources. The government says the decrease is a sign of Germany's "restrictive and responsible weapons export policy."...
2019-06-14 00:30

US House rejects Saudi weapons sales, Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives passed three resolutions on Wednesday, which would block the sale of precision-guided munitions and related equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
2019-07-18 04:15

House rejects Saudi weapons sales; Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives backed resolutions on Wednesday to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, sending them to the White House, where President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
2019-07-18 02:15

U.S. House rejects Saudi weapons sales; Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives backed resolutions on Wednesday to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, sending them to the White House, where President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
2019-07-18 01:30

Fears US weapons are falling into the 'wrong hands' during chaotic Yemeni war As the smoke settles in the Gulf of Oman following an attack on two Japanese-operated oil tankers – which has speculation swirling around Tehran’s involvement – there is growing alarm over an escalation of tensions between Iran and its arch-nemesis S...
2019-06-14 15:30

McConnell, military mark start of chemical weapons removal RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says deadly chemical weapons held for decades in central Kentucky will soon be sent to “the ash heap of history.” McConnell, military leaders and Gov. Matt Bevin were in Richmond...
2019-05-29 19:45

Virginia Beach police zero in on shooter's weapons cache and job background Virginia Beach Police are honing in on the suspect in the shooting that killed 12 people at the Virginia Beach municipal center on Friday, examining both his background as a city employee as well as his collection of weaponry. ...
2019-06-02 02:45

Nuclear weapons: experts alarmed by new Pentagon 'war-fighting' doctrine US joint chiefs of staff posted then removed paper that suggests nuclear weapons could ‘create conditions for decisive results’The Pentagon believes using nuclear weapons could “create conditions for decisive results and the restoration of strategic ...
2019-06-19 22:45

Trump brushes off North Korea's launch of 'some small weapons' President says recent missile tests bother some people, but not him, and praises regime for calling Joe Biden ‘a fool of low IQ’Donald Trump has dismissed concerns about North Korea’s recent missile tests, calling them “small weapons”, a day after hi...
2019-05-26 13:30

Iran can sink U.S. warships with 'secret weapons', military official says Iran can sink U.S. warships sent to the Gulf region using missiles and "secret weapons", a senior Iranian military official was quoted as saying by the semi-official news agency Mizan on Saturday....
2019-05-25 15:15

Naturalized U.S. citizen charged with becoming ISIS sniper and weapons instructor A 42-year-old Brooklyn, New York man has been charged with providing and attempting to provide material support – including training, services and personnel – to ISIS in Syria, the Department of Justice announced Friday after unsealing a criminal com...
2019-07-20 02:45

New Air Force facility to protect weapons systems from cyber threats The Air Force's newest cyber defense facility at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, part of the branch's Cyber Resiliency Office for Weapons Systems program, is designed for learning about current and emerging cyber threats....
2019-07-16 05:45

NKorea floats idea of lifting weapons test freeze North Korea says it is rethinking whether to abide by its moratorium on nuclear and missile tests and other steps aimed at improving ties with the US. The statement blames upcoming regular US-South Korean military drills. (July 16)    ...
2019-07-16 13:30

Liberty Defense uses 3D radar imaging and AI to detect concealed weapons To address gun crime, Liberty Defense is bringing to market radar imaging technology that leverages AI and deep learning to identify concealed weapons.Read More...
2019-06-19 21:30

Man freed in ‘doppleganger’ case now facing weapons, drug charges KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and drug charges. Federal prosecutors say Richard Jones is charged in a five-count indictment returned W...
2019-05-25 09:15

Italian police find huge stash of weapons during far-right investigation An investigation into far-right extremist groups in Italy led to the police finding an air-to-air missile, machine guns and rocket launchers. The huge weapons haul was almost without precedent, authorities said....
2019-07-16 04:30

Domestic violence call leads to weapons stash bust in Queens Cops uncovered a stash of weapons — including an Uzi submachine gun — from a Queens home when they responded to a domestic violence call this week, police said. Officers were responding to a domestic assault at 39-year-old Gabriel Smith’s...
2019-06-02 07:30

Naval weapons base near quakes' epicenter closed for safety inspections As Southern California dealt with the impact of Friday evening’s magnitude-7.1 earthquake, an important U.S. Navy facility near the quake’s epicenter was still dealing with the impact of Thursday’s 6.4 temblor in the area....
2019-07-06 09:45

As nuclear weapons risk escalates, debate grows about 'vintage' US arsenal The threat of nuclear weapons being deployed is now at its highest point since the conclusion the World War ll, a top United Nations security expert cautioned this week, calling the matter an “urgent” one that requires global attention....
2019-05-23 20:30

US is preparing big weapons sale to Taiwan in a challenge to China amid trade war The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion dollars worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war between the world's two biggest economie...
2019-06-05 21:45

House orders Pentagon to reveal whether it turned ticks into biological weapons House lawmakers passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) last week that ordered the Pentagon to reveal whether the U.S. military made ticks into biological weapons.  ...
2019-07-17 13:30

Turin, Italy, police seize missile, weapons cache from far-right 'extremists' A police task force in Turin, Italy, seized an air-to-air missile along with dozens of other weapons during raids on far-right extremists, law enforcement officials said Monday....
2019-07-16 07:45

US Nuclear Weapons Location In Europe Accidentally Revealed By NATO Body A recently released - and subsequently deleted - document published by a NATO-affiliated body has sparked headlines in Europe with an apparent confirmation of a long-held open secret: U.S. nuclear......
2019-07-17 08:45

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other officials are pushing for the enacting of an emergency provision ...
2019-05-24 06:15

NZ launches gun 'buy-back' scheme for weapons banned after Christchurch mosque attacks New Zealand's government on Thursday launched a multimillion-dollar, six-month "buy-back" scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned semi-automatic weapons prohibited in the wake of deadly attacks on two mosques in the Southern city of ...
2019-06-20 08:45

Iran supreme leader says has no intention to make or use nuclear weapons: Japan Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
2019-06-13 10:45

Trump administration used loophole to sell $7B worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia The Trump administration used an emergency loophole in an arms control export law to kickstart $7 billion of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo notified Congress of the decision on Friday. The move bypasses normal congressional r...
2019-05-25 19:45

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make sarin gas — a nerve agent repeatedly used in Syria's devastating war....
2019-06-27 21:30

Iran building new crossing on Syria border that would let it smuggle weapons, oil, experts say New satellite images indicate Iran is building a border crossing at the Syrian-Iraqi border, which would open up a coveted land route from Iran to Lebanon, according to Western intelligence sources....
2019-05-24 02:30

North Korea floats idea of lifting weapons test moratorium The Foreign Ministry’s statement appears aimed at applying more pressure on the U.S. as the two countries attempt to resume nuclear diplomacy.        ...
2019-07-16 13:45

"North Korea Mass Destruction Weapons Program Violates UN Resolution": US The US State Department said Tuesday that North Korea's overall program of weapons of mass destruction violated UN resolutions, after President Donald Trump brushed off recent missile launches....
2019-05-29 04:15

Italian police detain 3 men, seize missile, weapons, Nazi memorabilia Three men were detained in northern Italy after police uncovered a stash of automatic weapons, a missile and material featuring Nazi symbols, officials said Monday....
2019-07-16 14:15

Man held in David Ortiz shooting charged with drug, weapons offenses A man being held in the Dominican Republic in connection with the shooting and serious wounding of retired Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was charged in New Jersey on Thursday with drug and weapons violations in an unrelated case, the U.S. Justice D...
2019-06-21 03:30

German biathlon ex-coach fights to get weapons back after extremism accusation Andreas Stitzl had his gun license revoked after German authorities strongly suspected he was part of the far-right Reichsbürger movement. The former biathlon coach has denied the claim and is demanding his guns back....
2019-07-10 18:30

Chemical Weapons Destruction Begins At Blue Grass Army Depot RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials with the Blue Grass Army Depot confirmed Wednesday the successful destruction of the first mustard agent-filled munition at the facility in Madison County. More than 500 tons of chemical weapons have been idlin...
2019-06-13 04:15

Wounded by Chemical Weapons in Iraq, Veterans Fight a Lonely Battle for Help Annette Nellis and three other airmen came forward with health issues years after they were exposed to chemicals during a training exercise. When will the military provide the recognition they were promised?...
2019-06-27 19:45

Parents of Las Vegas massacre victim sue gunmakers over bump-stock-ready weapons The parents of one of the 58 people slain in a 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting sued the makers and sellers of the assault-style rifles used in the attack, saying they knew the weapons could be jury-rigged to work similarly to illegal machine guns....
2019-07-03 20:45

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to sell over $2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, testing China - sources The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war between the world's two biggest economies escalates....
2019-06-05 22:15

Trump Officials Prepare to Bypass Congress to Sell Weapons to Gulf Nations The move would infuriate Democrats and Republicans in Congress, who are seeking to limit American military support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
2019-05-24 01:00

PCSD: Multiple weapons and explosives found in home where teen was fatally shot TUCSON- During the investigation into a shooting that left a 17-year-old male dead on the Northwest side. Investigators discovered various weapons and homemade pipe bombs inside a home. On Friday, June 7, Pima County Sheriff’s Department report...
2019-06-12 07:45

Florida gun safety group wins Supreme Court review for assault weapons ban A group of gun control activists said Monday it's collected enough petition signatures in Florida to force a review by the state Supreme Court for a proposed ballot initiative that would ban the sale of assault weapons....
2019-06-11 02:00

EXCLUSIVE: Senator says report’s inclusion of U.S. nuclear weapons locations in Europe ‘not an accident’ The senator behind a NATO-affiliated report getting international attention stands by the initial decision to include locations of U.S. nuclear weapons....
2019-07-17 19:45

Republicans in Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to ...
2019-06-12 23:45

This North Korea Nuclear Deal Would Halt New Weapons but Initially Keep Arsenal Intact An idea taking shape inside the Trump administration would amount to negotiating a nuclear freeze that essentially enshrines the status quo, tacitly accepting the North as a nuclear power....
2019-07-01 03:15

North Korea's Weapons Program Fuels Tokyo's Trade Spat With Seoul A contentious accusation underpins a trade dispute between Japan and South Korea: Chemicals and equipment bought by South Korean companies from Japan may be helping North Korea build weapons of mass destruction....
2019-07-10 23:15

Trump wants to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia. Congress must stop him | Mohamad Bazzi The administration wants to sell $8bn of weapons to Saudi Arabia and UAE – and prop up a morally indefensible warOn the Friday before Memorial Day, when few Americans were paying attention, the Trump administration announced that it would circumvent ...
2019-06-08 19:15

Trump threatens ‘official end to Iran’ as he vows he’ll never let Tehran acquire nuclear weapons SHADES OF FIRE AND FURY: It’s not clear who fired the Katyusha rocket that landed near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad yesterday, but shortly afterward, President Trump put Iran on notice, tweeting, “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Arrests, weapons seizures tied to German politician's killing as rally held Thousands of people turned out in Kassel to protest local politician Walter Lübcke's death, and right-wing extremism. Two men were arrested for supplying weapons to the suspect who confessed to the killing....
2019-06-27 21:30

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
2019-05-25 01:15

Dracula’s Balls: Weapons of Hyper-Violence Used by Vlad III Discovered Under Bulgarian Fortress Archaeologists excavating at the medieval Bulgarian ‘Zishtova Fortress’ have unearthed  ‘stone cannonballs’ which are thought to have been used by Vlad III [Tepes], the historical inspiration for Bram Stokers fictional vampire, Dracula. ...
2019-06-08 20:45

Trump administration plans to sell new weapons to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections The new weapons sales – worth $8.1 billion – has sparked a fierce backlash from lawmakers who say it's an 'end-run' around Congress.        ...
2019-05-25 02:45

The New Zealand government paid gun owners $288,000 for their weapons after semi-automatic ban in the wake of the Christchurch shootings TVNZ via AP New Zealand officials said the first of more than 250 planned gun buyback events was a success. The buyback events were launched after the government banned certain types of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch shootin...
2019-07-14 04:15

UPDATE 4-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
2019-05-25 15:15

Trump insists North Korea and Iran will cave on nuclear weapons through economic necessity TRUMP RETURNS READY TO DEAL: If there was a theme to President Trump’s four-day state visit to Japan, it’s that he’s ready to deal — with North Korea, Iran, China, and even Nancy Pelosi — but he insists he’s in no rush....
2019-05-28 21:45

UPDATE 3-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
2019-05-25 02:45

National Security Adviser John Bolton Accuses Iran of Seeking Nuclear Weapons (ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates) — Donald Trump’s national security adviser said Wednesday there was “no reason” for Iran to back out of its nuclear deal with world powers other than to seek atomic weapons, a year after the U...
2019-05-29 09:45

UPDATE 1-Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaratio...
2019-06-13 04:45

Senate to vote on measures blocking Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual move highlights a growing rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's staunchly pro-Saudi policies.        ...
2019-06-20 14:00

Iran warns Europe it 'will take next step' to enrich uranium to weapons-grade level if new deal isn't reached Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani warned Europeans nations Wednesday that Tehran will "take the next step" in increasing its uranium enrichment closer to weapons-grade levels this coming Sunday if they do not offer a new deal by then....
2019-07-03 11:30

Despite Trump's stance, Bolton amps up accusations of Iran sabotage, desire for nuclear weapons John Bolton accused Iran of seeking nuclear weapons and said the regime was behind the alleged sabotage of four oil tankers off UAE coast.        ...
2019-05-29 21:30

In rare rebuke, Senate votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual rebuke by the GOP-run Senate highlights a rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's pro-Saudi policies.        ...
2019-06-21 05:15

Iran has threatened to enrich uranium to weapons-grade levels within a week after violating the 2015 nuclear deal Reuters On top of announcing it's violated the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran on Monday threatened to enrich uranium to weapons-grade levels by July 7 if it does not receive sanctions relief. This came amid heightened military and economic tensions betwee...
2019-07-03 01:30

House votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia amid veto threat The vote highlights backlash against a weapons deal for $8.1 billion in bombs, precision-guided missiles and other weapons to the Saudis and its allies.        ...
2019-07-18 13:15

5 books not to miss: Jill Biden memoir 'Where the Light Enters,' 'The Bride Test' Helen Hoang charms with new romance "The Bride Test," Jill Biden releases her memoir "Where the Light Enters," and more can't-miss new releases.        ...
2019-05-22 02:15

A Chance For Diplomacy: The U.S. State Department Is Hoping President Trump Can Convince Queen Elizabeth To Stop Developing Nuclear Weapons In Her Attic The whole world is watching today as President Trump travels to the United Kingdom to meet with England’s Royal Family, and the stakes of this diplomatic visit have never been higher. The U.S. State Department is hoping that President Trump can convi...
2019-06-03 21:30

US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons. The post US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reaso...
2019-05-29 12:15

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, senior opposition officials and rebel sources said on Saturday....
2019-05-25 20:15

'Enough is enough': Virginia lawmakers debate ban on assault weapons Virginia lawmakers are considering a ban on assault weapons and background checks for all gun sales at a special session Tuesday in Richmond.        ...
2019-07-09 19:00

Britain's new net zero emissions target becomes law Britain's new target to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 became law on Thursday, making it the first among the major G7 countries to set such a goal....
2019-06-27 21:00

Britain's May says she will step down on June 7 Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would step down on June 7, succumbing to calls in her governing Conservative Party to make way for a new leader to try to break an impasse over Britain's departure from the European Union....
2019-05-24 11:30

|FromJamieOlivertoHSBC,Britain'sconsumercasualtylistgrows The past months have been brutal for the UK’s retail and consumer industries. Last week, TV celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s casual-dining chain was placed into protection from creditors....
2019-05-27 00:15

The new face of Britain's £50 note Alan Turing, a crack code-breaker and visionary mathematician who was convicted under Victorian-era homophobic laws, will be the face of Britain's new £50 note....
2019-07-15 20:00

UK Man Becomes First Convicted in Britain of Making 3D-Printed Gun A 26-year-old man has become the first person in Britain to be convicted of making a firearm with a 3D printer that was capable of firing a lethal shot, police said on Wednesday....
2019-06-20 11:15

Trump going to Britain, talks Brexit and more President Donald Trump is set to begin a state visit to the United Kingdom on Monday. He said he plans to meet with politicians who support Britain's exit from the European Union, and that there is an opportunity for a U.S.-British trade deal. (...
2019-06-03 13:30

Bolton wants Britain to leave EU: Telegraph The United States wants Britain to leave the European Union as it would strengthen the NATO military alliance and show respect for the result of 2016's referendum, U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said in an interview published on Friday....
2019-06-01 00:01

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target Britain will toughen its climate targets and commit to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the government said late on Tuesday, becoming the first G7 nation to set such a goal....
2019-06-12 02:00

A day in the life of Britain's exotic car transporters Rare and expensive cars require bespoke expert care and attention for transportation Shifting expensive supercars is a risky business, and as we discover, not just from a financial point of view Lewis Grimshaw has learned the hard way that whoeve...
2019-06-16 08:45

Boris Johnson Is Running for Britain's Top Job. Again. Former foreign minister and Brexit cheerleader Boris Johnson is working to appear more statesmanlike as he takes on Conservative rivals and his own reputation for unpredictable chaos....
2019-06-07 20:45

How Britain's Conservatives will choose their next leader Britain's Conservative Party is holding a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, who stepped down from the party helm last week after failing to deliver Brexit....
2019-06-13 12:15

Factbox: Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced she will quit next month, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a cleaner break with the European Union....
2019-05-27 17:45

UK Man Becomes First Convicted In Britain Of Making 3D-Printer Gun A 26-year-old man has become the first person in Britain to be convicted of making a firearm with a 3D printer that was capable of firing a lethal shot, police said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 23:15

End of May, Britain's PM steps down as Conservative leader British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as leader of the governing Conservatives on Friday, officially triggering a contest to replace her that could see her party embrace a tougher stance on Brexit....
2019-06-07 15:45

Trump lashes out at Britain’s ambassador for a second day U.S. President Donald Trump has lashed out for a second day at Britain’s ambassador to the U.S., describing him as “wacky” and a “pompous fool,” after a leak of emails critical of the American administration...
2019-07-09 15:15

Britanny, France's 'Little Britain'– in pictures Mark Neville’s Breton project began in June 2016, the day the UK voted to leave Europe. The images in his book Parade explore the region of north-west France where pigs outnumber people two to oneAn exhibition of Mark Neville’s prints is on show at t...
2019-06-04 10:30

Amazon to add over 2,000 jobs in Britain this year Amazon will add over 2,000 permanent jobs in Britain this year, taking the U.S. retail giant's UK workforce to more than 29,500, it said on Wednesday....
2019-07-03 03:45

How Britain's Conservatives will chose their next leader Britain's Conservative Party is holding a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, who stepped down from the party helm last week after failing to deliver Brexit....
2019-06-10 18:45

US 'launched cyber-attack on Iran weapons system' as Donald Trump backs away from conventional military strike in response to downing of drone US military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned US surveillance drone....
2019-06-23 09:45

Veterans arrive for Britain's D-Day commemoration Some 300 World War II veterans arrived at Portsmouth Harbour on Wednesday, to take part in Britain's main D-Day ceremony.        ...
2019-06-05 18:15

Britain to apologize over leaked memos about Trump ​Britain on Monday said it will apologize to the White House after leaked confidential memos revealed its ambassador to the US described the Trump administration as “inept” and “dysfunctional.” ​”​Contact has been made w...
2019-07-08 19:45

| Britain's US ambassador resigns after Trump spat Britain's ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch said he was resigning after drawing Donald Trump's ire for calling the US president "inept" in leaked confidential cables to London....
2019-07-10 15:15

Putin to Britain: Let's forget about the Skripal poisoning Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Britain's next prime minister would forget about the poisoning of a former double agent in England last year in order to improve battered ties....
2019-06-06 18:30

Need quick medical advice in Britain? Ask Alexa Britain's state-run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments such as migraines and flu via the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, aiming to help more patients at home and cut down on costs....
2019-07-10 14:00

UK health minister say Britain needs to reset ties with U.S. Britain needs to reset its relationship with the United States following a diplomatic spat with Donald Trump, health minister Matt Hancock said on Wednesday, as he failed to give his full backing to the ambassador at the center of the row....
2019-07-10 12:15

No-deal Brexit would plunge Britain into a recession, says OBR Office for Budget Responsibility believes economy would shrink by 2% by end of 2020A no-deal Brexit would plunge Britain into a recession that would shrink the economy by 2%, push unemployment above 5% and send house prices tumbling by around 10%, ac...
2019-07-18 18:15

Britain's Saga links up with Goldman to tap over-50s savings Saga, the British tourism and insurance firm for the over-50s, said on Tuesday it ways teaming up with Goldman Sachs on savings products, as part of a drive to revive its bottom line after a profit warning in April....
2019-06-11 12:45

Trump: We will no longer 'deal with' Britain's ambassador President Donald Trump said he will no longer "deal with" Britain's ambassador to the United States following a leak of documents revealed the diplomat had insulted the commander-in-chief and his administration....
2019-07-09 09:30

Photos reveal the debauchery of Britain's elites In the early 1980s, at secretive night-time events around Oxford University and in grand country homes in Kent, Surrey and Buckinghamshire, carefully selected guests would descend in gowns and tuxedos to drink, eat, flirt, dance, kiss, date, fight, s...
2019-07-05 10:45

How Britain can help you get away with stealing millions: a five-step guide Dirty money needs laundering if it’s to be of any use – and the UK is the best place in the world to do it. By Oliver BulloughKleptocrats, fraudsters and crooks steal hundreds of billions of pounds, dollars and euros from the rest of us every year, b...
2019-07-05 20:45

Former spy boss says Britain having political nervous breakdown 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 Saturday....
2019-07-06 23:45

How Brexit Broke Britain and Revealed a Country at War With Itself On a Friday evening in July 2012, 80,000 people gathered at the Olympic Stadium in East London to watch the opening ceremony of the 30th Olympiad. Some 27 million British people watched it on their televisions, and many more around the globe. Expecta...
2019-06-06 12:45

Britain to intensify fight against climate change LONDON (AP) — Britain’s prime minister has announced plans to eliminate the country’s net contribution to climate change by 2050. Theresa May said the plan will be put before Parliament Wednesday. She says this will be an amendment to the...
2019-06-12 11:30

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is finally official, but only for EE customers in Britain We’ve known for months that UK carrier EE will be the first mobile operator in the world to launch OnePlus’s first 5G phone. And we’ve known it’ll all go down at some point in the second quarter of the year. Well, lo and behol...
2019-05-22 13:15

New PM won't change Britain's EU exit deal: Commission The election of a new British prime minister will not change the accord on Britain's departure from the bloc agreed between the EU and the outgoing premier in London, a European Commission spokesman said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 14:30

UK's Johnson says Britain should plan for no-deal Brexit Britain should be prepared to walk out of the European Union without a deal if it is to negotiate a suitable exit agreement, British lawmaker and prime minister hopeful Boris Johnson said on Friday....
2019-05-24 15:45

A Latter-day Lawrence of Arabia Shakes Up Britain’s Tories Rory Stewart, a dark-horse candidate for prime minister, has hijacked the contest with a goofy internet campaign — and an eloquent plea for compromise....
2019-05-31 16:45

We've been to a marvelous party: when gay Harlem met queer Britain Thirty years before Stonewall, in New York’s black Bohemia, a thriving, sometimes controversial cultural exchange occurredLong before the Stonewall rebellion, well before anyone ever dared fight for gay liberation or celebrate Pride, an LGBTQ identit...
2019-06-30 08:45

Baseball hasn’t taken off in Britain, despite deep roots there The arrival of the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox in London for Major League Baseball’s first games in Europe this weekend is being treated as a festival of Americana, but baseball may in fact have started in England....
2019-06-29 12:15

The diary of Britain’s most prolific executioner is up for auction An execution diary kept by Britain's most famous hangman is up at auction for $31,600. Albert Pierrepoint is responsible for the deaths of around 600 people during his 25-year career as an executioner in the mid-20th Century....
2019-05-23 23:15

Is the US nudging Britain into dangerous waters with Iran? The UK’s shipping looks vulnerable since it seized a tanker after a US requestA chain of events has been triggered that is increasingly exposing the UK diplomatically and militarily in the Gulf.The UK has put British shipping on maximum alert in the ...
2019-07-11 22:15

Want to inherit Britain’s Brexit mess? A lot of candidates do. The already-crowded race for 10 Downing Street is only days old, but it’s shaping up to be a wild, unpredictable and hugely consequential contest for a country caught in the purgatory of an E.U. exit that never seems to end....
2019-05-31 03:15

Britain will be considered but robust toward Iran: Hunt British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said London would respond in a considered but robust way to the seizure of a British tanker by Iranian guards, and warned that Tehran would be the biggest loser if freedom of navigation is restricted....
2019-07-20 01:15

Rem Koolhaas video: 'I've seen Britain transformed for the better by Europe' The revered architect and theorist is on a mission to explain why being a part of Europe is good for the national interest - and lovers of coffeeI was present in Britain when it became part of the EU and I’ve lived in London for a very long time sinc...
2019-05-21 18:45

Net immigration to Britain falls to five-year low in 2018 Long-term immigration to Britain fell to a five-year low last year, driven by a fall in the number of migrants from the European Union, official figures showed on Friday....
2019-05-24 11:30

A third of wild bee and hoverfly species are in decline in Britain Concerns are rising about the loss of pollinators in Britain after analysis found that 33 per cent of bee and hoverfly species have declined since 1980...
2019-05-21 15:00

Boris Johnson Is Likely to Be Britain’s Next Prime Minister. Who Is He? Boris Johnson is all but certain to become Britain’s next Prime Minister next month, following the resignation of Theresa May. The race to succeed May as leader of the ruling Conservative Party is ongoing, but Johnson is the clear frontrunner a...
2019-06-21 23:45

Britain says seizure of two vessels by Iran is unacceptable Britain said Iran's seizure of a British-flagged vessel and a Liberian-flagged vessel in the Strait of Hormuz was unacceptable and called for freedom of navigation in the Gulf....
2019-07-19 23:00

Why Britain is losing its appetite for casual dining The collapse of Jamie Oliver's restaurants empire is merely the latest and most high-profile continuation of a trend that was established in the eating-out sector two years ago....
2019-05-21 20:30

UK PM candidate Johnson: Britain must leave EU by Oct. 31 or pay the price Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, repeated his pledge on Tuesday that he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by Oct. 31, saying otherwise the government would face a catastrophic loss in trust....
2019-06-19 06:00

EU tells Britain: There will be no renegotiation of Brexit deal The European Union will not renegotiate the Brexit deal that Prime Minister Theresa May agreed, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Tuesday, as concerns grew that a successor to May could trigger a confrontation with the bloc....
2019-05-28 20:15

Britain's PwC fined $5.8 million over audit of Redcentric Britain's accounting watchdog said on Thursday it had fined PwC 4.55 million pounds ($5.8 million) for failing to challenge management at IT services company Redcentric where a 20 million pound hole was later found in the books....
2019-06-13 09:45

Watching paint dry with Britain's road markers Hitex International is part of a £270m a-year industry Road markings are just paint that you slap on the road, right? Wrong. Very, very wrong, as we find out White lines, yellow lines, rumble strips… We take them for granted but the material they’...
2019-06-01 11:30

Britain Postpones Brexit Vote, Says Official The British government on Thursday postponed a crucial Brexit vote scheduled for the week starting June 3, following an outcry from hardline Brexiteers over concessions made by Prime Minister Theresa......
2019-05-23 13:30

UK PM candidate Gove says better if Britain leaves EU with a deal Britain could survive a no-deal Brexit but it would be better to leave the European Union with an agreement, environment minister Michael Gove, who is running to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, said on Sunday....
2019-05-26 21:45

| Trump urges Britain to go for no-deal Brexit Britain should go for a no-deal Brexit with the EU and refuse to pay the agreed $50 billion divorce bill, US President Donald Trump told the UK's The Sunday Telegraph newspaper on the eve of a visit to London....
2019-06-02 15:15

Britain's BBC gets green light to enhance iPlayer Britain's media regulator has given the BBC provisional permission to change its popular iPlayer on-demand platform from a 30-day catch-up service to one where programs are available for 12 months or longer....
2019-06-12 23:45

| Top 6 contenders running to become Britain's prime minister The six contenders left in the race to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister are scrambling for votes in the second ballot of the 313 Conservative MPs....
2019-06-18 19:15

Engel blasts Trump's 'phony' emergency, says Democrats will try to block Saudi Arabia weapons deal Rep. Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, called the Trump administration's weapons sale an abuse of the law and vowed to stop it.        ...
2019-06-12 18:30

Trump says Britain's Johnson would do 'great job' as prime minister U.S. President Trump said on Friday he was looking forward to working with Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, and believes Johnson will work out Brexit....
2019-07-19 23:00

Tina Brown: How Britain Lost the Plot Over Brexit When did Britain go out of its mind? As a transplant from London to New York, I’m often asked that question. Americans, watching the D-Day anniversary this week, find it hard to understand how the British ruling class so profoundly lost the plo...
2019-06-06 12:45

Trump says U.S. will talk to Britain after Iran seizes oil tanker U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would talk to the United Kingdom after Iran's Revolutionary Guards said it had seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf....
2019-07-19 23:00

It's not just Warren Buffett who's bullish on post-Brexit Britain A majority of wealthy U.K.-based investors see an economic upside for the U.K. despite uncertainty surrounding its withdrawal from the EU, according to a new quarterly survey by UBS....
2019-05-21 15:15

Britain Must Leave EU By October 31 Or Pay The Price: Boris Johnson Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, repeated his pledge on Tuesday that he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by October 31, saying otherwise the......
2019-06-19 07:30

Britain's May tries to break Brexit deadlock with offer of 'new deal' Prime Minister Theresa May set out a "new deal" on Tuesday for Britain's departure from the European Union, offering sweeteners to parliament including the chance to vote on whether to hold a second referendum to try to break the impasse over Brexit....
2019-05-22 02:45

James Ruppert: Why Britain's motoring market is so diverse Just £2000 will net you a lovely Skoda Fabia from 2007 Who? What? Where? Buy? A survey offers a revealing insight into how we’re buying cars What motivates you to buy, how do you do it and how do you finance the whole thing? I’m always interested ...
2019-06-18 10:30

Britain warns of consequences if Iran does not return ships British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Friday there would be consequences if Iran did not return control of ships seized in the Strait of Hormuz, Sky News reported....
2019-07-19 23:45

The EU's Islamophobia is getting worse – Britain must fight this from within | Yasmin Qureshi The EU abets Aung San Suu Kyi and Viktor Orbán, while also failing to challenge China’s abuse of its Muslim populations The European elections last month were widely seen as a test of the EU’s resilience. Many were relieved that far-right parties did...
2019-06-17 17:15

Resisting calls to resign, Britain's May will campaign for EU elections British Prime Minister Theresa May resisted growing calls to resign on Wednesday, vowing to press on despite mounting opposition from lawmakers and even some of her own ministers to her latest Brexit gambit....
2019-05-22 21:30

Iran tanker detention by Britain was threatening act, minister says Britain's detention of an Iranian tanker last week was a threatening and incorrect action, Iran's Defence Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday in a speech broadcast live on state television....
2019-07-08 08:30

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advances on Britain's top job Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advanced on the prize of Britain's top political job on Tuesday, winning 126 votes in the second round of a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May....
2019-06-18 19:45

Promoted | The Ford Fiesta ST: Britain’s Best Affordable Driver’s Car With a powerful engine and a sophisticated chassis, Ford’s compact hatchback has outclassed its rivals to win this important Autocar Award The verdict is in. At the recent Autocar Awards, we named the new Ford Fiesta ST as Britain’s Best Affordable ...
2019-06-20 14:00

Britain's Tesco says no timetable for 'finest' store launch Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, said it is considering a trial of an upmarket convenience store under the 'Tesco finest' banner but has not disclosed when or where a pilot will be launched....
2019-06-19 15:30

Britain's 'Love Island' Tries to Bring Its Frenzy to America CBS is betting a U.S. version of the British reality dating show can captivate viewers in America as it has in the U.K., where it has become a surprising stirrer of national debate....
2019-07-08 21:45

Ambassador leaks are a 'matter of regret', Britain tells U.S. Britain's government has told Washington that leaks of memos in which the UK ambassador described U.S. President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional" were a matter of regret, the Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Monday....
2019-07-08 13:30

Britain says Iran must stop and reverse its nuclear activities Iran has broken the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal and must immediately stop and reverse its activities, a spokesman for Britain's Foreign Office said on Sunday....
2019-07-07 18:30

Britain to cut Huawei decision from telecoms review: sources Britain plans to publish the results of a long-awaited telecoms supply chain review next week without a decision on the use of equipment made by China's Huawei in future 5G networks, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
2019-07-20 01:15

Britain's May offers "new deal" to try to break Brexit deadlock Prime Minister Theresa May will set out on Tuesday a "new deal" for Britain's departure from the European Union, her fourth attempt to break an impasse in parliament over Brexit that has plunged her government into crisis....
2019-05-21 17:15

China to Britain: Keep your 'colonial' hands off Hong Kong China told Britain to keep its hands off Hong Kong on Wednesday while London called for Beijing to honor the agreements made when the city was handed over in 1997, escalating a diplomatic spat over the former British colony....
2019-07-04 14:45

Putin says Britain's May tough on Skripal poisoning case Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he wanted to improve ties with Britain after they were strained by the poisoning of a former Russian spy on British soil, but said Prime Minister Theresa May was taking a tough line on the issue....
2019-06-29 16:30

Britain’s next prime minister could make Brexit worse Theresa May spent two years trying to work out how Britain should leave the European Union, and it remains unclear whether any of the candidates vying to replace her have a real plan to deal with Brexit....
2019-06-11 18:15

Break the cycle: Britain's oldest off-road club The Rough-Stuff Fellowship Archive relives a time when mangled wheels and treacherous mountaintops were no match for cycling enthusiastsOften described as the world’s oldest off-road cycling club, the Rough-Stuff Fellowship (RSF) was founded in 1955 ...
2019-06-13 11:30

Chinese ambassador warns Britain over blocking Huawei: BBC China's ambassador to London warned the British government that if Huawei is blocked from developing 5G networks then it will hurt Chinese trade and investment relationship with the United Kingdom....
2019-06-13 10:45

Irish PM concerned Britain set for 'terrible' Brexit miscalculation Ireland's prime minister warned British lawmakers on Tuesday against making "a terrible political miscalculation" of thinking their rejection of the Brexit divorce deal negotiated with the European Union means they will get a better one....
2019-06-11 22:45

US Formally Asks Britain To Extradite Julian Assange The U.S. Justice Department has formally asked Britain to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face charges that he conspired to hack U.S. government computers and......
2019-06-11 22:45

Merkel: Britain will remain partner even if it is no longer EU member German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Britain would remain a partner even if it is no longer a member of the European Union in future, adding that work with British Prime Minister Theresa May's successor would depend on how he approaches the European ...
2019-07-19 11:45

| WATCH: Is Boris Johnson Britain's Donald Trump? Donald Trump backed Boris Johnson to be the UK's next prime minister, which looks very likely to happen. With their shock of blond hair and populist politics, the two men are often likened. So is this the start of a very "special relationship"?...
2019-07-19 22:30

Britain commits to goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday set a goal for the nation to reach net zero carbon emissions within about 30 years -- the first major economy in the world to set that kind of goal....
2019-06-12 13:30

German sci-fi fans lap up dystopian tales of Brexit Britain Novelists compete with reality to describe how life in the UK could be about to changeThe scene is Europe, about 40 years from now. Climate change has turned the Netherlands into a swamp and Portugal into an economic powerhouse, thanks to wave-energy...
2019-06-30 13:45

Britain No Longer Has Any Responsibility For Hong Kong, Says China Britain no longer has any responsibility for Hong Kong and needs to stop "gesticulating" about its former colony, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after the British government reiterated its......
2019-07-01 18:01

As Britain's PM, Johnson vows to launch review of 'sin taxes' Boris Johnson, frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, will launch a review into the so-called sin taxes on products high in salt, fat and sugar if he wins the contest for leader, he will say on Wednesday....
2019-07-03 05:15

Britain's Big Four accountants could gain reprieve from audit reform Britain's business ministry will consult further on sweeping reforms of the audit market, it told Reuters, stopping short of legislation demanded by lawmakers....
2019-05-21 20:15

Brexit, 10,000 BC: The untold story of how Britain first left Europe Megafloods, broken backstops and retreating ice sheets combine in a geological epic: the dramatic story of Britain's protracted original exit from Europe...
2019-05-21 18:45

Iran Seizes Two Tankers in Persian Gulf, Britain Says Britain’s foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, said that the Iranian authorities had seized “a British-flagged vessel and a Liberian-flagged vessel” in the Strait of Hormuz....
2019-07-19 23:00

Britain’s hedgehog population has fallen 66 per cent in 20 years Britain only has 58 wild mammal species to start with, and many have declined sharply in number since 1995 – with hedgehogs suffering a particularly severe fall...
2019-05-21 18:45

U.S.'s Bolton welcomes Britain's seizure of tanker with Iranian oil White House national security adviser John Bolton on Thursday welcomed Britain's seizure of an oil tanker loaded with Iranian oil bound for Syria, saying the United States and its allies will continue to prevent Syrian and Iranian governments "from p...
2019-07-05 01:15

Tennis royalty hands down tips to Britain's Next-Gen royals Almost a century has passed since Prince Albert – later crowned King George VI – turned up in his pristine white trousers and collared shirt to compete in the men’s doubles at Wimbledon....
2019-07-05 00:45

Tanker detained by Gibraltar on U.S. request to Britain, Spain says Gibraltar detained the supertanker Grace 1 after a request by the United States to Britain, acting Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said on Thursday....
2019-07-04 14:45

Chinese ambassador warns Britain over blocking Huawei - BBC China's ambassador to London warned the British government that if Huawei is blocked from developing 5G networks then it will hurt Chinese trade and investment relationship with the United Kingdom....
2019-06-13 09:15

Meet Rose Garnett, the mastermind behind Britain’s best movies The head of BBC Films is worshipped by everyone from Rachel Weisz to Steve McQueen. How did an ex-heroin addict become the biggest hitmaker in British cinema?Once upon a time, movie moguls were cinema’s biggest mystery. Wreathed in cigar smoke and se...
2019-05-21 18:45

Vodafone launches 5G in Britain with unlimited data plans Vodafone switched on its 5G network in seven British cities on Wednesday, aiming to set itself apart in its home market from rival EE by offering unlimited data plans that include the high-speed service at no premium....
2019-07-03 22:30

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into force. From Friday, advertisements must not include “gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm ...
2019-06-14 23:15

| Britain's unbeaten Yafai defends WBA superfly crown Britain's undefeated Khalid Yafa defends the World Boxing Association super-flyweight title for the fifth time when he faces Dominican Norbelto Jimenez...
2019-06-28 04:30

Archaeologists find ‘Britain’s Atlantis’ 8,000 years after it was ‘swallowed by the sea’ Britain’s very own ‘Atlantis’ has been found deep in the North Sea after scientists discovered what they believe to be two Stone Age settlements. Two stone artifacts that could be over 10,000 years old were recovered on the banks of...
2019-06-12 20:30

Britain has not made a decision on Huawei in 5G: security minister Britain has not made a final decision on whether to use technology from China's Huawei in its 5G network, security minister Ben Wallace said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 09:30

Britain's PM hopefuls battle over Brexit in bad-tempered debate Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, rivals to become Britain's next prime minister, clashed over who could be most trusted on Brexit on Tuesday in a sometimes bad-natured television debate just two weeks before one will be crowned....
2019-07-10 08:30

Britain is at its most delicate political moment in years. Now here comes Trump. His long-delayed state visit collides with the nadir, at least so far, of Britain’s long and tortuous withdrawal from the European Union. “He’ll say dreadful things about Brexit that will upset at least half the British population,” a former British ...
2019-06-01 04:01

Boeing to provide logistics for Britain's P-8A Poseidon in $23M deal Boeing was awarded a $23.3 million contract for logistics support on P-8A Poseidon aircraft sold to Britain's military, the U.S. Defense Department said....
2019-07-12 20:30

Trump tells Britain to 'walk away' if EU does not yield on Brexit U.S. President Donald Trump said Britain should refuse to pay a$50 billion European Union divorce bill and "walk away" from Brexit talks if Brussels does not give ground....
2019-06-02 16:45

Britain may release tanker if Iran 'guarantees' oil isn't going to Syria The British foreign secretary said the Iranian tanker detailed near Gibraltar could be released in exchange for a guarantee that the oil would not be taken to Syria....
2019-07-14 01:15

Trump, family arrive in Britain for state visit LONDON — President Donald Trump has arrived in the U.K. on the first leg of a trip that will include commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day during a ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery in France. The agenda for Trump’s weeklong jour...
2019-06-03 10:30

Iran slams Britain for seizing tanker off Gibraltar A report by the Iranian government Wednesday said Britain violated international law this month when it captured the Grace 1 oil tanker, which was taken in international waters off the coast of Gibraltar....
2019-07-18 08:15

Trump Calls on Britain to ‘Walk Away’ if E.U. Does Not Concede to Its Demands President Trump subverted diplomatic norms in a newspaper interview, also suggesting that the far-right populist Nigel Farage be sent in to negotiate....
2019-06-02 03:45

Criticizing populism, Britain's May has Brexit advice for successor Prime Minister Theresa May launched a broadside against populism on Wednesday, using a valedictory speech to encourage her successor to embrace compromise to secure Britain's exit from the European Union....
2019-07-18 05:45

Donald Trump wades into Britain's Brexit crisis U.S. President Donald Trump arrives in Britain on Monday on a state visit laden with diplomatic peril, having already humiliated outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May over Brexit and challenged her to be tougher in dealing with China's Huawei....
2019-06-02 16:15

Codebreaker Alan Turing Will Be on Britain’s New 50-Pound Currency 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 ground-breaking work on computers and artif...
2019-07-15 22:30

The Brexit divide: Britain's EU election earthquake – podcast A wave of support for populists and Greens has disrupted centrist parties across the EU. Daniel Boffey considers what it means for the bloc and Brexit. Plus: Julia Kollewe on the world’s first raspberry-picking robotNigel Farage’s Brexit party will b...
2019-05-28 07:45

Explainer: Can Britain's parliament stop a no-deal Brexit? Several of the contenders to replace Prime Minister Theresa May have said Britain should leave the European Union on Oct. 31, even if that means a no-deal Brexit....
2019-05-28 18:15

Factbox: How will Britain's Conservative Party choose PM May's successor? Britain's Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, setting up a contest that will bring a new prime minister to power who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union....
2019-05-24 15:45

Let's deepen economic ties, Britain's May tells Trump 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 still"....
2019-06-03 23:45

US President Donald Trump to visit Britain in stasis In London, US President Donald Trump will be met with wide-scale protests and a febrile political climate. Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May issued the invitation before her time in office was genuinely numbered....
2019-06-02 21:30

This Death Star presidency is no ally for modern Britain The Kim Darroch affair is final proof that Trump’s America is increasingly at odds with the UK’s multicultural, democratic values and national interestKim Darroch is but the latest victim of Donald Trump’s Death Star presidency, which collides at ran...
2019-07-13 17:45

Theresa May’s Resignation Throws a Fractured Britain Into Further Turmoil The prime minister’s departure throws Britain into an unpredictable quandary after three years of trying and failing to pull the country out of the European Union....
2019-05-25 01:45

Britain's Serco buys U.S. defence supplier NSBU for $225 mln British outsourcer Serco will buy Alion's Naval Systems Business Unit (NSBU), a provider of ship and submarine engineering services to the U.S. Navy, for $225 million, Serco said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 10:30

Britain Dealt Defeat at U.N. Over Its Control of Chagos Islands United Nations members voted 116 to 6 in support of a resolution demanding that Britain give Mauritius the Chagos Islands, home to an important American military base....
2019-05-23 06:45

Britain has not made a decision on Huawei in 5G- security minister Britain has not made a final decision on whether to use technology from China's Huawei in its 5G network, security minister Ben Wallace said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 10:30

Britain’s seizure of Iranian oil tanker won’t go ‘unanswered,’ officer says A top Iranian military official on Tuesday said that Britain’s seizure of an Iranian oil tanker last week “based on fabricated excuses” will not be “unanswered,” reports said....
2019-07-09 11:01

Britain's easyJet hires Ryanair's operations chief Britain's easyJet on Thursday said it would hire Peter Bellew as its chief operating officer from Ryanair , as the budget airline said quarterly trading had been in line with expectations....
2019-07-18 08:45

Dad says he will kill Britain’s worst female pedophile after her release A raging dad who fears his daughter was abused by Britain's worst female pedophile revealed he will kill her if he sees her after her shocking jail release....
2019-07-13 00:30

Britain's Corbyn calls for general election or second referendum Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the British public should be asked again to give its verdict on Brexit, either through a general election or a second referendum....
2019-05-27 02:45

Britain plans 'unprecedented' D-Day event for queen, leaders Queen Elizabeth II is set to join British Prime Minister Theresa May and other world leaders for a ceremony on the southern coast of England that will start two days of commemorations for the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
2019-06-05 08:45

Britain plans ‘unprecedented’ D-Day event for queen, leaders Queen Elizabeth II is set to join World War II veterans and leaders of countries that fought alongside Britain in Normandy for “unprecedented commemorations” marking 75th anniversary of D-Day...
2019-06-05 10:45

Britain's FirstGroup shake-up to unleash Greyhound coaches Britain's FirstGroup plans to sell U.S. coach service Greyhound and spin-off its First Bus operations in an attempt to head off shareholder pressure, lifting its share price by 13% on Thursday....
2019-05-30 11:30

U.S. President Trump meets Germany's Merkel in Britain U.S. President Donald Trump met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the English city of Portsmouth on Wednesday after marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
2019-06-05 17:30

Where do Britain's candidates for prime minister stand on Huawei? U.S. President Donald Trump is visiting Britain this week on a state visit and is likely to urge the government to decide against allowing Chinese company Huawei to take part in its 5G telecoms infrastructure....
2019-06-03 22:00

President Trump, Unloved in Britain, Still Tries to Play Kingmaker As if in an episode of “The Apprentice,” Mr. Trump evaluated the candidates vying to replace Theresa May as prime minister, as the candidates themselves competed for his favor....
2019-06-05 18:15

Britain to send third warship to Gulf: Times reporter Britain will send a third warship and a navy tanker to the Persian Gulf but the move is not related to Iran crisis, a reporter at Britain's Times newspaper reported....
2019-07-16 17:30

WRAPUP 2-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 12:30

Britain to order ships with zero emission technology from 2025 Britain's government on Thursday said all new ships ordered from 2025 and aimed for its waters must be equipped with zero emission technology, as part of a new plan to cut maritime pollution....
2019-07-11 13:15

UN demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months The U.N. General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to demand that Britain end its “colonial administration” of the Chagos Archipelago, which includes the U.S. air base on Diego Garcia...
2019-05-23 01:00

WRAPUP 3-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a BP-operated tanker through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 12:30

Britain may not have made final decision on Huawei and 5G: Bolton says Britain may not have made a final decision on allowing China's Huawei a restricted role in building parts of its 5G network, U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 19:30

Trump blasts Britain’s May, says she created a ‘mess’ with Brexit ​President Trump took aim at British Prime Minister Theresa May for her handling of Brexit, as well as the country’s ambassador to the US, who called the Trump administration “inept” and “dysfunctional.” “I have be...
2019-07-08 23:00

What caused Britain’s national nervous breakdown? | Tim Lott Between 2000 and the 2008 financial crash, tech’s brave new world unleashed changes that were meant to make us happierWhen did our country lose grip of its senses? Some will argue that we never had any in the first place, but others find a sharp cont...
2019-07-16 11:45

Britain will fail without coal – archive, 5 June 1956 5 June 1956: Investment in coal mining should be carried out on a massive scale argues the Organisation for European Economic Co-operation The OEEC has delighted Mr Aubrey Jones, the Minister of Fuel and Power, with its report on the future of fuel ...
2019-06-05 06:45

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, Britain said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 23:45

Britain's health service is not for sale, says defacto deputy PM Britain's defacto deputy prime minister, David Lidington, said on Wednesday the country's public health service would not be put "up for sale" in any trade negotiations with the United States after Brexit....
2019-06-05 20:45

Britain warns Iran after attempted seizure of oil tanker ​Britain on Thursday urged Iran to “de-escalate” after ​armed military vessels tried to seize a BP-​operated oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz ​– backing off ​only ​after warnings from a British warship. “HMS Montrose was forced to posit...
2019-07-11 17:30

Brexit crisis: Minister quits, piling pressure on Britain's May Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Wednesday, piling pressure on the British leader after a new Brexit gambit backfired and fueled calls for her to quit....
2019-05-23 01:00

Britain 'almost certain' Iran was behind tanker attacks: foreign minister Hunt Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday Britain is "almost certain" Iran was behind attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, adding that London did not believe anyone else could have done it....
2019-06-16 13:45

Britain listens to the United States on Huawei, foreign minister says Britain takes careful notice of what the United States says on the risks of using Huawei in 5G networks and does not want to be overly dependent on a third country for certain technologies, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Monday....
2019-06-03 22:00

Britain is horribly divided – but that’s also the fault of remainers | John Harris Opposing a reckless, no-deal Brexit by embracing a tribal war would be disastrousIn the buildup to the European elections, I travelled around Britain and had the sense of people talking about the state of the country in wildly different ways. “Democr...
2019-06-03 10:30

Britain tells China to honor Hong Kong freedoms Britain told China to honor its commitments to protect freedoms in Hong Kong on Tuesday, after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters in the former British colony....
2019-07-02 17:45

Britain's Kate views Bletchley Park codebreaker exhibit for D-Day Kate, Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, traveled on Tuesday to the old home of Britain's World War Two codebreakers - and where her own grandmother worked, visiting an exhibition marking the 75th......
2019-05-21 15:15

Trump lands in Britain for pomp-filled state visit President Donald Trump landed in Britain Monday for a three-day, pomp-filled official state visit during which he will dine with the Queen and travel to France for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings at Normandy....
2019-06-03 11:45

Britain's Hunt says 'political suicide' to pursue no-deal Brexit Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said it would be "political suicide" for Britain to pursue a no-deal Brexit, becoming the most senior figure vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May to rule it out and drawing a battle line with rival contenders....
2019-05-28 13:30

Britain sending destroyer to Gulf amid Iranian threats Iran on Friday demanded the British navy release an Iranian oil tanker seized last week off Gibraltar, accusing London of playing a “dangerous game” and threatening retribution, while Britain announced it was sending a destroyer to the Persian Gulf...
2019-07-12 14:30

Britain's Hunt says pursuing no-deal Brexit would be 'political suicide' Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said it would be "political suicide" for Britain to pursue a no-deal Brexit, becoming the most senior figure vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May to rule out doing so and drawing a battle line with rivals....
2019-05-28 16:30

Must Farm: Britain's Pompeii Reveals Burning Bronze Age Secrets Dubbed ‘Britain’s Pompeii,’ Must Farm is an amazingly well-preserved Bronze Age site in Cambridgeshire, England. The 3,000-year-old site has made international archaeology news headlines time and again for fantastic discoveries. Tools, housing, and e...
2019-06-12 16:15

Britain's Queen Elizabeth tours Chelsea Flower Show Britain's Queen Elizabeth visited the Chelsea Flower Show on Monday, touring gardens including one designed by the Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of her grandson Prince William....
2019-05-21 20:30

Britain needs more nuclear power, electric chargers for climate goal - CBI Britain needs more nuclear power plants, electric vehicle charging sites and carbon capture and storage projects to meet its new climate target, the Confederation of British Industry said on Friday....
2019-06-28 02:01

UPDATE 2-Britain's FirstGroup shake-up to unleash Greyhound coaches Britain's FirstGroup plans to sell U.S. coach service Greyhound and spin-off its First Bus operations in an attempt to head off shareholder pressure, lifting its share price by 13% on Thursday....
2019-05-30 10:45

Kim Darroch has resigned. Now Britain risks becoming a vassal of the US | Martin Kettle Donald Trump’s role in the Washington ambassador’s exit has driven a stake through the heart of the UK’s postwar self-imageThe chief of Britain’s Foreign Office does nothing casually. He is a past master at saying nothing unintended in public. So whe...
2019-07-11 15:45

Hong Kong residents with UK passports seek right to live in Britain Samson Ling may have a British passport, but it offers him no route out of Hong Kong to a life in London as protests grow against an extradition bill that many see as an example of growing Chinese influence in the financial hub....
2019-06-28 16:15

Britain will be ‘slapped in the face’ for seizure of Iranian tanker, cleric says Britain will soon to get “slapped in the face” for the capture of an Iranian supertanker last week, a cleric was quoted as saying Friday amid rising tensions between the two nations in the Gulf....
2019-07-12 16:15

US's National Security Advisor Wants Britain To Leave European Union The United States wants Britain to leave the European Union as it would strengthen the NATO military alliance and show respect for the result of 2016's referendum, U.S. National Security Advisor John......
2019-06-01 15:45

Iran warns Britain of 'repercussions' following 'mean and wrong' seizure of oil tanker Iran’s president is warning Britain Wednesday that it will face “repercussions” over the “mean and wrong” seizure of one its supertankers last week that authorities believe was operating in violation of European Union sanctions....
2019-07-11 06:15

Britain replaces warship in Gulf, to maintain continuous presence Britain said on Friday it would deploy the destroyer HMS Duncan warship to the Gulf to replace HMS Montrose, maintaining a continuous presence there during a time of heightened tension in the region....
2019-07-12 17:30

Sorry We Missed You review – Ken Loach's superb swipe at zero-hours Britain The I, Daniel Blake director raises his game yet further with this gut-wrenching tale of a delivery worker driven to the brinkDirector Ken Loach and screenwriter Paul Laverty have come storming back to Cannes with another tactlessly passionate bullet...
2019-05-21 18:45

Britain's royal family doubles carbon emissions from travel Britain's royal family -- known for its advocacy surrounding the environment and conservation -- has doubled its carbon footprint from business travel, according to the Royal Household's latest annual financial statement....
2019-06-27 21:00

Boris Johnson’s talk of ‘global Britain’ is about to look even more ridiculous | Guy Verhofstadt While the favourite to be Britain’s next prime minister feeds his public disinformation, the EU is homing in on a huge trade dealThree years after the United Kingdom’s Brexit referendum, the UK is no closer to figuring out how to leave the European U...
2019-06-27 19:30

Britain Vowed Big Changes After This Tower Burned. Why Are Thousands Stuck in Firetraps? Two years after the Grenfell inferno in London killed 72 people, hundreds of high-rise apartment buildings in England remain wrapped in flammable cladding — and safety rules are little changed....
2019-05-29 12:30

UPDATE 1-Peltz's Trian picks up 6% stake in Britain's Ferguson Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management LP has acquired a stake of about 6% in Ferguson Plc, calling the British plumbing products distributor an "attractive" investment that trades at a discount to peers in the United States....
2019-06-13 09:15

Dutch save migrant trying to reach Britain on makeshift raft BERLIN (AP) — Dutch sea rescue services say they have saved a migrant trying to cross the English Channel on a makeshift raft. The Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Institution, or KNRM, tweeted that the man was picked up Sunday morning near Ijmuiden, wes...
2019-06-02 19:15

Theresa May, Britain’s Prime Minister, Resigns: Live Updates Mrs. May announced Friday morning that she would be stepping down, after repeatedly failing to win Parliament’s approval for a deal to withdraw Britain from the European Union....
2019-05-24 12:30

Soho is Britain's unhealthiest place to live, study finds Great Torrington in Devon healthiest given factors such as pollution and fast food accessSoho is the unhealthiest place to live in Britain while the healthiest is a small market town in Devon, a study has concluded.The central London area had the gre...
2019-07-01 08:45

Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a foreign ministry spokesman told state news agency IRNA....
2019-07-12 09:00

Royal Ascot: Tracking Britain's most famous family at the races Royal Ascot has long been a terrific place for spotting celebrities. During Hollywood's Golden Age, Elizabeth Taylor, Rita Hayworth and Sophia Loren traveled to Berkshire, England, for the horse races, and in recent years, Helen Mirren, Eddie Redmayn...
2019-06-19 08:30

Trump says Britain's health service not on table for trade talks U.S. President Donald Trump rowed back comments that Britain's health service could be involved in any future trade deal on Tuesday, after his remark that everything was on the table in talks sparked controversy in Britain....
2019-06-05 00:30

Britain's Fox says Conservative leadership shouldn't be rushed despite Johnson's lead The contest to choose a leader for Britain's governing Conservative Party should not be rushed even though Boris Johnson holds a clear lead, British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 19:45

Donald Trump, the one person more of a political basket case than Britain Over three endless days, the US president was welcomed as grist to our dark satanic content mills It is finally over, then, the state visit during which US President Donald Trump treated Britain like a Moscow hotel mattress. God, we deserved it. The ...
2019-06-06 02:00

Trump praises Britain’s Theresa May for handling of Brexit deal President Trump on Tuesday praised outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May’s handling of Brexit negotiations after criticizing her over the weekend for not putting more pressure on the European Union. At a joint news conference with May, Tr...
2019-06-04 20:30

Divided Britain heads to the polls for EU elections it was not meant to hold Britain will hold European Parliament elections on Thursday, a vote which is expected to show growing frustration on both sides of the Brexit divide nearly three years after the country voted to leave the European Union....
2019-05-22 16:45

Britain to launch new scheme to pay households for unused renewable power Britain will launch a new scheme to pay households producing energy from renewable sources, such as solar panels, for their surplus electricity, the government said on Sunday....
2019-06-09 07:45

Britain's Hammond 'prepared to resign' over May's spending plans: ITV, citing PA British finance minister Philip Hammond is "prepared to resign" over Prime Minister Theresa May's legacy spending plans, ITV said on Tuesday, citing the Press Association....
2019-06-18 06:30

Britain broke the law on Saudi arms exports, court rules Britain's government broke the law by allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in Yemen's war, a court ruled on Thursday, after activists argued the weapons were likely operated in violation of human rights legislation....
2019-06-20 14:00

Britain halts Amazon deal with Deliveroo over antitrust concerns Business regulators ordered Amazon Friday to stop investing in British food distributor Deliveroo due to "reasonable grounds" the integration amounts to a takeover....
2019-07-05 20:15

Britain’s £50 Note Will Honor Computing Pioneer Alan Turing During his lifetime, the mathematician and computer pioneer’s reputation was overshadowed by a conviction under Britain’s Victorian laws against homosexuality, and his war work remained a secret until decades later....
2019-07-15 22:15

Trump says Boris Johnson would fix Brexit as Britain’s prime minister President Trump on Friday lavished praise on Boris Johnson, the leading contender to replace Theresa May as Britain’s prime minister. “I like him. I like Boris Johnson. I spoke to him yesterday. I think he’s going to do a great job. I think we’re goi...
2019-07-19 21:00

Britain to host critical UN climate crisis summit at end of 2020 Gathering aimed at keeping global heating close to 1.5C will be most significant since ParisThe UK is to host a critical global summit on the climate crisis at the end of 2020, at which the world’s 190 nations must commit to deep cuts in emissions.It...
2019-06-18 20:45

Britain's Rory Stewart Rides Twitter In Dark Horse PM Run Rory Stewart has torn up the political rule book and used a quirky social media campaign to move yet another step closer Tuesday to becoming Britain's unlikeliest prime minister....
2019-06-19 02:45

Trump assails Britain's May, ambassador to U.S. who called his administration 'inept' U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Prime Minister Theresa May and her ambassador to Washington on Monday while Britain voiced regret for the leak of confidential memos in which the diplomat called Trump's administration "dysfunctional" and "inept."...
2019-07-09 00:15

Russia's Putin to Britain: let's turn page on Skripal incident Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped a new British prime minister would work toward improving bilateral relations, badly soured last year by the poisoning of a former Russian double agent in England that London blamed on Moscow....
2019-06-06 17:15

The Story Behind Cold War Steve’s TIME Cover on Brexit Britain For the cover of the June 17 international issue of TIME on what author Tina Brown calls “the nervous breakdown in Britain” we reached out to British collage artist Christopher Spencer, aka “Cold War Steve.” Spencer’s sa...
2019-06-06 18:30