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Nigeria announces new national airline Nigeria Air

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

The Nigerian government launched plans on Wednesday to create new flag carrier airline Nigeria Air by the end of this year.Aviation minister Hadi Sirika revealed the news in a press conference at the...

May's party denies 'cheating' in Brexit parliament vote

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

Britain's ruling Conservative party rejected accusations of dirty tricks on Wednesday after breaking a voting pact with an opposition MP on maternity leave on a crucial piece of Brexit legislation.Liberal...

British neo-Nazi leader gets eight years in prison

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

The leader of a banned British neo-Nazi group was sentenced to eight years in prison on Wednesday over a plot to murder Labour MP Rosie Cooper and a female police officer.Christopher Lythgoe, 32, leads...

Pop star Cliff Richard wins privacy case against BBC

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

Veteran British pop star Cliff Richard won a privacy case against the BBC on Wednesday after it broadcast live on television a police raid on his home, in a ruling the broadcaster said went against press...

Cliff Richard: a life in dates

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

Here are key dates in the life and career of British pop legend Cliff Richard, who won a landmark privacy case against the BBC on Wednesday for filming a raid on his house:- October 14, 1940: Born Harry...

Airbus unveils pioneering solar-powered drone

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

European air giant Airbus on Wednesday unveiled a solar-powered drone called Zephyr that will fly at a high altitude and fulfil the same functions as a satellite.The project was presented at Britain's...

Pop star Cliff Richard wins privacy case against BBC

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

Veteran British pop star Cliff Richard won a long-running case against the BBC on Wednesday after it broadcast live on TV a police raid on his home over allegations that were later dropped.In the High...

UK's Labour Party hit by fresh anti-Semitism row

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

Britain's main opposition Labour Party was embroiled in a fresh row Wednesday over anti-Semitism within its ranks after its new code of conduct designed to address the issue was condemned by Jewish groups...

Britain 'concerned' over move to ban Hong Kong party

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

Britain expressed concern Wednesday after police in Hong Kong sought to ban a political party which promotes independence for the city as Beijing ups pressure on challenges to its territorial sovereignty.The...

Elon Musk apologizes to British caver for 'pedo' slur

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British caver who helped rescue 12 Thai boys from a cave a "pedo", retracting a comment that had drawn widespread outrage and briefly sent shares in Tesla tumbling.Tesla...

'Not too late to save Brexit': ex-foreign secretary Johnson

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

Former foreign minister Boris Johnson urged the British government on Wednesday to change its strategy for leaving the EU, telling MPs it was "not too late to save Brexit".In his first speech to the House...

Stock markets rise on US confidence boost

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

Stock markets largely rose on Wednesday, tracking an overnight Wall Street rally after the Federal Reserve chief expressed confidence in the US economy despite global trade war fears.In foreign exchange,...

Putin opens closed town where 'Novichok developed'

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to open the closed town where Russian scientists say they developed Novichok, the nerve agent at the centre of a poisoning row with London.Britain...

CORRECTED: British PM wins key Brexit vote despite ongoing rebellion

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May narrowly survived another crunch Brexit vote in parliament Tuesday, as she struggles to unify her divided party around her strategy for leaving the European Union.The...

Extremist guilty of plotting attack on British PM

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

A British man who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group was found guilty on Wednesday of plotting to behead Prime Minister Theresa May in a suicide attack.Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20, planned...



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