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Britain

Boris Johnson skips climate change debate on TV, gets replaced by melting ice sculpture

Johnson has said he only wants to debate with Corbyn, seeing him as theoretically the only alternative prime minister.

29 Nov 2019 3:03 PM

EU agrees to delay Brexit until January 31

More than three years after Britons voted 52-48 per cent for Brexit in a 2016 referendum, the country and parliament remain divided.

29 Oct 2019 11:39 AM

Boris Johnson returns to London to drum up support for Brexit deal

If Johnson's charm offensive manages to corral enough votes to pass the deal, Britain would leave EU in an orderly fashion on October 31.

18 Oct 2019 3:39 PM

British PM Boris Johnson to meet Irish leaders for last-ditch Brexit talks

The British leader's plans would also see Northern Irish politicians given a vote every four years on maintaining the agreed arrangements.

10 Oct 2019 12:04 PM

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UK's Boris Johnson claims huge progress in Brexit talks

Johnson took office in July promising to leave the EU next month with or without a deal, but has faced resistance from the House of Commons.

15 Sep 2019 9:35 AM

UK, EU Brexit teams to meet twice-weekly in September

Britain is due to leave European Union on October 31 without withdrawal agreement, unless one can be struck and then approved by parliament.

30 Aug 2019 3:17 PM

72-year-old's denture got struck in his throat, detected a week later

Six days after having a benign lump removed from his belly while under general anaesthesia, Jack turned up at the emergency room.

13 Aug 2019 8:55 AM

Russia slams UK media's 'biased' coverage of Moscow rally

On Saturday, about 1,500 people took to the streets in the Russian capital, of which, about 600 were detained for various offences.

05 Aug 2019 2:54 PM

Iran says foreign oil tanker was ‘smuggling fuel’ to Arab countries, seized

‘IRGC's naval forces have seized foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf that was smuggling fuel for some Arab countries," IRGC commander said.

04 Aug 2019 3:32 PM

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Don't put your life in danger: Iran publishes purported exchange with British warship

'You are required not to interfere in these issues,' the Guards' Navy representative said.

29 Jul 2019 3:36 PM

Britain adopts 2050 net zero emissions target

Energy and Clean Growth Minister Chris Skidmore signed the order enacting the law after it was passed in both houses of parliament.

27 Jun 2019 8:15 PM

Boris Johnson to fight against Jeremy Hunt in battle for next British PM

In the 5th round of voting, Johnson secured the support of 160 out of 313 Conservative lawmakers, while his successor and rival Hunt won 77.

21 Jun 2019 10:20 AM

Raghuram Rajan in race for Bank of England chief: Report

The appointment will be made by Chancellor Philip Hammond around October this year.

12 Jun 2019 3:17 PM

Britain, Polynesia discuss ancient stone monolith

British visit Easter Island to discuss returning sacred monolith.

05 Jun 2019 7:00 PM

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Britain may not have made final decision on Huawei and 5G

The Trump administration has told allies not to use its 5G technology.

31 May 2019 7:41 AM

Huawei hopes for Britain-like solution in New Zealand 5G bid

Britain will ban Huawei from all core parts of 5G network but give it some access to non-core parts.

28 Apr 2019 2:07 PM

Greece calls for return of relics from British museum

Greece: Free our marbles from British Museum's 'murky prison'.

15 Apr 2019 6:32 PM

Britain plans social media watchdog to battle harmful content

Internet companies may face big fines, with bosses also held personally accountable, under rules to be policed by an independent regulator.

09 Apr 2019 12:37 PM

Britain managing Huawei risks, has no evidence of spying

Britain had yet to decide on its security policy for national 5G networks.

21 Feb 2019 12:43 PM

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