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London tower blocks evacuated over fire fears

26 June 2017 | 0 comments

Thousands of residents from 650 London flats were evacuated Saturday due to fire safety fears in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, but dozens refused to leave their homes, according to local officials.

Year of turmoil puts Britain on edge

21 June 2017 | 0 comments

From a lawmaker's assassination to a string of terror attacks and a devastating fire.

London attacker who wanted to 'kill all Muslims' was saved by imam

20 June 2017 | 0 comments

Worshippers leaving a London mosque early Monday were helping an elderly man who had collapsed when a van deliberately rammed them, driven by an attacker who shouted: "I want to kill all Muslims", witnesses said.

Finsbury Park Mosque: Former hub of radical Islam

19 June 2017 | 0 comments

The Finsbury Park Mosque, which appeared Monday to have been the target of an anti-Muslim terror attack, has fought for years to throw off its reputation as a centre for radical Islamism.

"There is a serious chance there will be no Brexit at all"

19 June 2017 | 0 comments

The former EU Commissioner Karel De Gucht (Flemish liberal) estimates there is "a serious chance" Britain will eventually remain in the European Union.

Local residents voice anger over London tower blaze

15 June 2017 | 0 comments

Residents and campaigners in the London neighbourhood where a tower block went up in a giant blaze on Wednesday spoke angrily about longstanding safety concerns, saying they were ignored because the community was not rich.

Macron meets a weakened May to hold talks in Paris

13 June 2017 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May had hoped to be in Paris on Tuesday with a strong popular mandate for a "hard" Brexit.

Four women trying to solve Britain's power riddle

13 June 2017 | 0 comments

In the high-stakes political chess game that has followed Britain's confusing general election, four women will be making the next moves.

Election dents Scottish nationalists' hopes for independence

12 June 2017 | 0 comments

Major losses for the Scottish National Party in Britain's general election could force First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to rethink her plans for independence and her strategy on Brexit, observers said Friday.

As May licks wounds, charismatic Scottish leader rises

12 June 2017 | 0 comments

A charismatic politician with a sense of humour who is respected even by her rivals, Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson was everything Prime Minister Theresa May was not on the campaign trail.

Britain's Corbyn calls for May to quit after election losses

9 June 2017 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May should step down after losses for her Conservative Party in the general election, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday.

Theresa May wins cocktail battle in London bar

9 June 2017 | 0 comments

At the Blue Boar pub in Westminster, Theresa May cocktails were in the lead on election night, even if early results suggested the British prime minister could lose her overall parliamentary majority.

Election dents Scottish nationalists' hopes for independence

9 June 2017 | 0 comments

Major losses for the Scottish National Party in Britain's general election could force First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to rethink her plans for independence and her strategy on Brexit, observers said Friday.

'Naughty' May leaves Britain divided

7 June 2017 | 0 comments

Already divided by three nationwide votes in just two years, Britons on Wednesday were forced to face a new and worrying source of rancour: what constitutes an act of naughtiness? The existential question...

A British election campaign unlike any other

7 June 2017 | 0 comments

From the shock announcement that launched it to the two deadly attacks that marred it, the campaign for the British election Thursday has been unprecedented on many counts.And with the upcoming negotiations...



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