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Mother convicted of tricking daughter into forced marriage abroad

22 May 2018 | 0 comments

A mother was convicted in a British court on Tuesday of deceiving her teenage daughter into travelling to Pakistan to enter into a forced marriage, in the first successful prosecution of its kind.The...

UK pensioner convicted of raping children in Kenya

22 May 2018 | 0 comments

A 72-year-old British man was convicted on Tuesday of raping two children in Kenya after a trial in Britain in which one of his victims gave evidence from Africa via video-link, prosecutors said.Keith...

Indian police kill 12 in protest over copper plant

22 May 2018 | 0 comments

Indian police on Tuesday killed 12 demonstrators after opening fire on thousands of people demanding the closure of a copper factory due to pollution concerns, a police officer said.Protesters rampaged...

Manchester bombing victims remembered on first anniversary

22 May 2018 | 0 comments

A minute of silence fell over the city of Manchester on Tuesday as Britain mourned the 22 killed in a bomb attack there a year ago outside a teen pop concert, with flower tributes, songs and a memorial...

UK retailer M&S says to shut more than 100 stores

22 May 2018 | 0 comments

British food-to-clothing retailer Marks and Spencer will shut more than 100 "underperforming" UK stores in an ongoing restructuring, it said Tuesday.The high-street chain has expanded its closure plans...

Manchester bombing victims remembered on first anniversary

22 May 2018 | 0 comments

Prime Minister Theresa May and Prince William will on Tuesday join families of the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing at a commemoration ceremony in the city on the first anniversary of the tragedy.They...

European equities extend gains as trade war fears ease

22 May 2018 | 0 comments

European stocks rose Tuesday, with London hitting a record peak on upbeat global sentiment and easing Italian political worries, dealers said.London's FTSE 100 benchmark index briefly scaled a record...

Households robbed of £900 since Brexit: central bank

22 May 2018 | 0 comments

British household incomes have haemorrhaged £900 ($1,200) in real terms since the vote to leave the EU, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said Tuesday, warning businesses are "holding back" over Brexit...

Newlyweds Harry and Meghan make first appearance

22 May 2018 | 0 comments

Newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan attended their first engagement as a married couple on Tuesday after their spectacular, tradition-defying wedding in Windsor Castle, which was watched around the world.The...

European stock markets ahead at open

22 May 2018 | 0 comments

European stock markets crept higher at the start of trading on Tuesday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up almost 0.1 percent to 7,863.03 points.In the eurozone, the Paris CAC 40 was only marginally...

Mother of poisoned Russian spy demands access to son: TV

21 May 2018 | 0 comments

Russian television showed an interview on Monday with a woman purporting to be the mother of poisoned Russian double agent Sergei Skripal, demanding British authorities let her to speak to her son."I...

Royal wedding guests cash in on official goody bag

21 May 2018 | 0 comments

Fancy getting your hands on one of the goody bags given to public guests at Saturday's wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle? Well you made need to break the piggy bank.One of the canvas souvenir...

Broad Iran deal 'very, very difficult': UK's Johnson

21 May 2018 | 0 comments

The "jumbo Iran negotiation" sought by US President Donald Trump will be "very, very difficult" to achieve, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson warned Monday.US counterpart Mike Pompeo on Monday set...

Giant Chinese salamander speeding toward extinction: study

21 May 2018 | 0 comments

The world's largest amphibians, giant Chinese salamanders, were once thought to be widespread but now face imminent extinction due to illegal poaching and hunting as a luxury food, researchers said Monday."The...

UK court drops charges against Barclays over Qatar funding

21 May 2018 | 0 comments

A British court has dropped criminal charges against Barclays over its emergency fundraising from Qatar during the financial crisis a decade ago, the lender said Monday.The Serious Fraud Office had sought...



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