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Trump touts 'very big' trade deal with Britain

26 July 2017 | 0 comments

US President Donald Trump touted the prospects of a "very big" trade deal with Britain on Tuesday as the minister tasked with clinching accords for the post-Brexit era met officials in Washington.

UK to ban sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2040

26 July 2017 | 0 comments

Britain will outlaw the sale of new diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040 in a bid to cut air pollution, the government was set to announce later Wednesday.

William and Harry had 'short' chat with Diana on day she died

25 July 2017 | 0 comments

Britain's Prince William and Prince Harry have revealed they talked to their mother Princess Diana on the day she died and that the "short" conversation now weighs "heavily" on their mind.

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 living with spectre of killer quake

24 July 2017 | 0 comments

For modern Olympic host cities, the twin threats of terrorism and financial ruin constantly loom.

Retro trend lights up London's labyrinth of neon

24 July 2017 | 0 comments

Whether in search of a glowing skull or a bright red heart, God's Own Junkyard in London is a maze of multicoloured neon of all shapes and sizes which is thriving on its retro reputation.

SGP leader ‘sounds the alarm’ on Dutch euthanasia in US newspaper

24 July 2017 | 0 comments

Kees van der Staaij, leader of the fundamentalist Dutch Protestant party SGP, has written an article headlining ‘In the Netherlands, the Doctor Will Kill You Now.’

'Brexit lunch' to assess talks progress

21 July 2017 | 0 comments

Britain and the EU will wrap up four days of tough Brexit talks in Brussels on Thursday with a special lunch between their chief negotiators as major differences emerged on key points.

EU calls for British 'clarity' over Brexit

21 July 2017 | 0 comments

The EU's Brexit negotiator urged Britain on Thursday to provide more clarity on key issues after the second round of talks wrapped up in Brussels with "fundamental" differences remaining.

Fake products cost 800,000 jobs annually in the EU

18 July 2017 | 0 comments

The production of counterfeit goods is on the rise, with OECD figures showing up to EUR 85 billion of imported goods to the EU are fake.

France eyes post-Brexit deal to keep fishing UK waters

18 July 2017 | 0 comments

European countries affected by the end of a deal allowing them to fish close to Britain's coastline need an accord to allow them access after Brexit, France said on Monday.

EU curbs rubber dinghy sales to Libya to stop migrants

18 July 2017 | 0 comments

The European Union on Monday adopted limits on the export of inflatable boats to Libya in a bid to make it harder for smugglers to send migrants to Europe.

Brexit talks 'get to work' despite UK infighting

18 July 2017 | 0 comments

Britain and the EU vowed to get to the 'heart of the matter' as they launched fresh Brexit negotiations in Brussels, even as bitter infighting gripped the British government.

Speeding ticket map of Europe for happier holidays

18 July 2017 | 0 comments

For those planning to drive on holiday, the NOS broadcaster published a speeding ticket map of Europe on Friday.

Fresh Brexit talks begin with 'clock ticking'

17 July 2017 | 0 comments

Britain and the European Union launch a new round of fraught Brexit negotiations this week with Brussels pressing weakened British Prime Minister Theresa May to quickly set out her divorce strategy.

Gay marriage around the world

14 July 2017 | 0 comments

The Maltese parliament has approved gay marriage, which now is authorised in more than 20 nations worldwide, 15 of which are in Europe.



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