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UK's Johnson on first Turkey trip since Brexit tensions

26 September 2016 | 0 comments

Boris Johnson on Monday made his first visit to Turkey as Britain's foreign minister, months after leading the successful "Brexit" campaign that played on anti-Turkish sentiments.Johnson, who is of partly...

Bums and cash set tongues wagging at UK's Turner Prize

26 September 2016 | 0 comments

A giant backside, a mountain of money and chastity belts suspended from a ceiling: the Turner Prize once again looks set to divide the contemporary art world after unveiling the finalists in London on...

EU warns Switzerland after region's vote on migrant curbs

26 September 2016 | 0 comments

The EU warned Switzerland on Monday over a vote by one of its cantons backing curbs on migrants, an issue being closely watched in London as a possible template for Brexit negotiations.A measure making...

Sacked UK Pakistani actor sorry for India Twitter 'madness'

26 September 2016 | 0 comments

A Pakistan-born UK actor apologised Monday for using "unacceptable language" about Indians, which saw him fired from Britain's most popular TV soap.Marc Anwar, 45, joined "Coronation Street", the world's...

Oil prices higher before OPEC meeting

26 September 2016 | 0 comments

World oil prices rose modestly on Monday ahead of a producers' meeting this week that may result in agreement on capping supplies.Analysts warned however that optimism should be tempered by a stubborn...

Moscow slams US, UK for 'unacceptable' UN statements on Syria

26 September 2016 | 0 comments

Moscow on Monday slammed the United States and Britain for accusing Russia of "barbarism" and war crimes in Syria as Russian and Syrian warplanes continued to bomb rebel-held areas of Aleppo."We note...

Britain's Johnson visits Turkey after failed putsch

26 September 2016 | 0 comments

British foreign minister Boris Johnson began a key visit to Turkey on Monday, months after he led the successful "Brexit" campaign that played on anti-Turkish sentiments.The trip by Johnson, who also...

Aldi discounts Brexit impact, ramps up UK expansion

26 September 2016 | 0 comments

The British division of Aldi is ramping up plans for expansion, unaffected by the shock Brexit referendum, as the German discount retailer enjoys booming demand.Aldi UK announced on Monday that it will...

Calais camp must be dismantled: France's Hollande

26 September 2016 | 0 comments

French President Francois Hollande said on a visit to the port of Calais Monday that the sprawling "Jungle" migrant camp there would be "completely dismantled".Hollande, on his first visit to Calais as...

French President to visit notorious 'Jungle' camp in Calais

26 September 2016 | 0 comments

President Francois Hollande will Monday visit the notorious "Jungle" camp near Calais, which he has vowed to close despite growing controversy over the fate of thousands of desperate migrants at the squalid...

Researchers restore first ever computer music recording

26 September 2016 | 0 comments

New Zealand researchers said Monday they have restored the first recording of computer-generated music, created in 1951 on a gigantic contraption built by British genius Alan Turing.The aural artefact,...

Suspect in Pippa royal photo 'hack' bailed by UK police

25 September 2016 | 0 comments

A suspected hacker was bailed by British police on Sunday following reports that 3,000 photographs had been stolen from Pippa Middleton, sister-in-law of Prince William, and were up for sale. The pictures...

Syrian journalist accuses UK over passport seizure

25 September 2016 | 0 comments

A Syrian journalist on Sunday accused the UK of playing into the hands of Bashar al-Assad's regime, following the confiscation of her passport at London's Heathrow airport after it was apparently reported...

France at UN says war crimes committed in Syria's Aleppo

25 September 2016 | 0 comments

France's envoy to the United Nations asserted Sunday that war crimes were being committed in Syria's battered city of Aleppo, as the Security Council met for urgent talks on the escalating military campaign."War...

Corbyn reasserts authority over divided UK Labour

25 September 2016 | 0 comments

Newly re-elected British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called for unity Sunday in his deeply divided party, but risked antagonising his own lawmakers by promising more power to his grassroots supporters.The...

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