Weighed down by the sectarian conflict in Northern Ireland, British officials jokily discussed the possible benefits of relocating the entire population of Hong Kong to the province, newly-released do
A school headmistress has banned skirts at a secondary school in the UK’s West Midlands region to prevent male teachers and pupils getting “distracted”.
Queen Elizabeth II, the Duke of Edinburgh (left) and others observe a minute’s silence in Glasgow, Scotland, on Friday as Britain remembers the victims of the Tunisia terror attack. — AP
Sharapova, Djokovic ease into pre-quarters
Seven-time winner Roger Federer and former champion Andy Murray breezed into the Wimbledon third round on Thursday as the women’s top 10 lost its fourth seeded player of the week.
Wimbledon’s famously strict dress code, which requires competitors to appear head-to-toe in white playing gear, has come under renewed fire for being “ridiculous” and “excessive”.
There are a lot of people within cricket who are apt to call a one-sided match a “massacre” or a dropped catch a “tragedy”, but new England coach Trevor Bayliss is unlikely to be one of them.
British energy giant BP on Thursday announced it had agreed to settle US federal and state claims worth up to $18.7 billion over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Prime Minister David Cameron asked legislators to consider whether Britain should join US-led airstrikes against ISIS militants in Syria, but his spokeswoman said he hadn’t yet decided whether to push
Nicholas Winton, a Briton who saved hundreds of Jewish children in Prague from the Nazis in the run-up to World War II, has died at the age of 106, his family said on Wednesday.