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British national injured in Finland attack: police

19 August 2017 | 0 comments

A British national was among the injured in the stabbing attack in Finland that left two people dead and eight injured, police said on Saturday.Police corrected earlier information that two Swedes had...

British TV star Bruce Forsyth dies aged 89

18 August 2017 | 0 comments

Bruce Forsyth, the British television presenter who was the face of primetime family game shows for decades, died on Friday at the age of 89, his manager announced.Tributes poured in for the veteran entertainer,...

Outcry as UK publisher censors content for China

18 August 2017 | 0 comments

Cambridge University Press, the world's oldest publisher, said Friday it had blocked access to some of its own academic articles in China, prompting an international outcry among scholars."We can confirm...

Australian caught up in Barcelona, Paris, London attacks

18 August 2017 | 0 comments

An Australian woman who fled in fear from the Barcelona attack has told how she was caught up in two other recent terror incidents in Paris and London during her European travels."I was in London at the...

Bones, silver found in 18th-century Dutch wreck off UK

18 August 2017 | 0 comments

Maritime archaeologists said Friday they have begun excavating the wreck of a Dutch ship that sank off the English coast in 1740, recovering leather shoes, silver and the bones of its lost crew.The Rooswijk,...

World voices solidarity with Spain after terror attacks

18 August 2017 | 0 comments

As Spanish police on Friday continued to hunt for suspects of the twin terror attacks in Barcelona and the seaside resort of Cambrils, world leaders condemned the violence, expressing outrage and solidarity...

34 nationalities among Spain attack killed and wounded

18 August 2017 | 0 comments

The vehicle attacks that killed 14 and wounded over 100 more in a bustling tourist area of Barcelona and another Spanish seaside resort affected people of at least 34 different nationalities.The dead...

Lions and sandbags: Europe protects against car attacks

18 August 2017 | 0 comments

Barriers, sandbags and concrete lions are among the preventive measures deployed in European city centres in the wake of a spate of vehicular terror attacks across the continent over the past year.Following...

Princess Diana's life in 10 key dates

18 August 2017 | 0 comments

Below are 10 key dates in the life of Britain's Princess Diana, who died 20 years ago on August 31 in a car crash in Paris:- July 1, 1961: Diana Frances Spencer is born in Sandringham in the east of England.-...

European stock retreat at open after Barcelona attacks

18 August 2017 | 0 comments

Europe's main stock markets slid at the start of trading on Friday following the Barcelona attacks and a sharp sell-off on Wall Street.London's benchmark FTSE 100 index dropped 0.6 percent to 7,343.65...

European, Asian stocks falter on Spain attacks, US sell-off

18 August 2017 | 0 comments

European and Asia stocks slid Friday as traders sought haven investments such as the yen and gold following an attack in Barcelona that sent airline share prices tumbling.Thursday's deadly van attack...

'UK stands with Spain against terror': British PM

17 August 2017 | 0 comments

Britain "stands with Spain against terror", Prime Minister Theresa May said after the deadly van attack in Barcelona on Thursday."My thoughts are with the victims of today's terrible attack in Barcelona...

Venice to honour British director Frears

17 August 2017 | 0 comments

Stephen Frears, the British director of "The Queen", "Philomena" and a string of other award-winning films, is to be honoured with a special prize at this year's Venice film festival.Frears, 76, will...

Malala wins place at Oxford University

17 August 2017 | 0 comments

Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for advocating education for girls in her native Pakistan, announced Thursday she has won a place to study at Oxford University."So excited...

'Frozen in time': Diana's tragic fairytale

17 August 2017 | 0 comments

From her engagement to Prince Charles as a shy teenager to her roles as doting mother, humanitarian and global celebrity, Diana's turbulent life still captivates people around the world.Young, beautiful...



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