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'Eurovision' contest for London-based regulators

18 November 2017 | 0 comments

Things are rarely simple in the EU's complex bureaucracy, but the procedure for choosing new host cities for two London-based regulatory agencies after Brexit is one of its most fiendish inventions yet.European...

EU to pick post-Brexit agency winners

18 November 2017 | 0 comments

The fight to host major EU regulatory agencies leaving London after Brexit reaches its climax Monday when ministers vote to choose new host cities in a perplexing process compared to the Eurovision song...

Gerry Adams: pariah turned peacemaker

18 November 2017 | 0 comments

Northern Ireland's Gerry Adams, who is expected on Saturday to announce plans to step down as leader of Sinn Fein, went from being the political voice of the Irish Republican Army to an instrumental peacemaker.Leader...

Elizabeth II, Prince Philip celebrate 70 years married

18 November 2017 | 0 comments

He accepted living in her shadow. She forgave his periodic gaffes.Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip will celebrate their platinum wedding anniversary on November 20, marking 70 years since they married...

Argentine navy hunts for missing submarine

17 November 2017 | 0 comments

Argentina's navy was hunting Friday for one of its submarines, which has been reported missing in the South Atlantic with a crew of 44 on board.The navy said it had not had any contact with the submarine,...

Cantona the artist ponders sex, life and death in new book

17 November 2017 | 0 comments

Football legend Eric Cantona was a brooding artist on the field. Now he is proving that he is also one off it as a book of his drawings is published.The former Manchester United star muses on sex, death,...

Coffee set to power London buses in green initiative

17 November 2017 | 0 comments

London's caffeine habit could soon provide an eco-friendly energy kick to its buses, including its iconic red double decker.Some six thousand litres of oil extracted from ground coffee waste will be added...

'Feverish' UK explorer evacuated from PNG jungle: agent

17 November 2017 | 0 comments

A British explorer who went missing during a trip to Papua New Guinea has been evacuated from a remote patch of jungle but is now "feverish with suspected malaria", his agent said on Friday."We can confirm...

Historic change as Britain names first female 'Black Rod'

17 November 2017 | 0 comments

Britain's state opening of parliament will be managed by a woman for the first time in 650 years, after the appointment on Friday of Sarah Clarke as the first female "Black Rod".Tasked with banging on...

UK pushes for trade talks to solve N.Ireland border issue

17 November 2017 | 0 comments

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Friday called on Brussels to move on to post-Brexit trade talks to solve the Irish border issue, despite a warning from the EU that London still had work to...

Four dead in UK air crash

17 November 2017 | 0 comments

Four people were killed Friday when an aircraft and a helicopter collided in Buckinghamshire, south England, local police said.Two people were killed in each aircraft, which came down in woods near Waddesdon...

European stock markets steady at open

17 November 2017 | 0 comments

European stock markets steadied at the open Friday following a brief rebound the previous session.Frankfurt's DAX 30 index edged up by only a few points to 13,051.71 and the Paris CAC 40 was flat at 5,335.85...

Global markets facing mixed end to week

17 November 2017 | 0 comments

Equities faced a mixed end to the week as they slid in the US and Europe but rose in Asia, as traders balanced Brexit and German election concerns against the US President Donald Trump's tax cut plans,...

UN head warns on rights, stereotypes in terror fight

16 November 2017 | 0 comments

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned governments Thursday to remember their rights obligations when tackling terrorism -- and rounded on the media for "demonising" minorities.Modern terrorism...

Coldplay tops $500 million on third richest tour ever

16 November 2017 | 0 comments

Coldplay generated more than $500 million on the rockers' just completed global tour, the band's promoters said Thursday, making it the third highest-grossing in history.The English band played the 114th...



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