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May says EU response to UK Brexit plan 'unacceptable'

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday the European Union's abrupt dismissal this week of her Brexit plan was unacceptable, as she conceded negotiations were "at an impasse"."It is not acceptable...

UK crime agency probes Danske Bank money laundering

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

Britain's National Crime Agency is probing the activities of UK-based companies with alleged links to a money laundering scandal at Denmark's Danske Bank, it said Friday."The NCA is aware of the use of...

Brexit 'humiliation' leaves May vulnerable: UK papers

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

Prime Minister Theresa May's "humiliation" at the hands of EU leaders who rejected her Brexit plans dominated Britain's front pages Friday, although eurosceptic publications accused her tormenters of...

Brexit is a prickly affair, says EU's Juncker

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

Relations between the EU and Britain have always been a bit prickly, but EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said Friday that the Brexit negotiations are beginning to resemble the courtship of two...

UK PM to make Brexit statement after EU mauling

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May will shortly make a statement on the Brexit negotiations, her office said Friday.The televised statement in Downing Street, due at 12.45 GMT, comes the day after European...

Britain's trade options after Brexit

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

European Union leaders used a summit in Salzburg this week to reject British Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for the economic relationship between the two sides after Brexit.May says her project is...

British PM given weeks to find Brexit deal after EU 'humiliation'

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced headlines Friday detailing her "humiliation" at an EU summit in Salzburg, where she was given just weeks to strike a Brexit deal acceptable to the bloc and hardliners...

European equities advance at open

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

Europe's main stock markets trod higher Friday at the opening bell, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index gaining about half a percentage point to 7,406.70 points.In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX 30...

British rockers Wolf Alice upset odds to win Mercury Prize

20 September 2018 | 0 comments

Rockers Wolf Alice defied the odds to win Britain's prestigious Mercury Prize on Thursday for their second album "Visions of a Life", beating off competition from heavyweights Arctic Monkeys and Noel...

Spain says it needs to reach Gibraltar accord with UK by mid-October

20 September 2018 | 0 comments

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said Thursday his government was aiming to reach an agreement with the UK over the post-Brexit future of the territory of Gibraltar by the middle of next month."We...

Macron mocks Britain's Brexiteer 'liars'

20 September 2018 | 0 comments

French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday mocked the British politicians he says falsely claimed Brexit would be easy and then resigned to avoid having to deliver on their promises.Macron was speaking...

Belgian probe implicates Britain in phone spying

20 September 2018 | 0 comments

A confidential report by Belgian investigators confirms that British intelligence services hacked state-owned Belgian telecom giant Belgacom on behalf of Washington, an official Thursday.The admission...

A novel in verse makes shortlist for 2018 Man Booker Prize

20 September 2018 | 0 comments

A pair of debut novels, including one in verse, feature among six "miracles of stylistic invention" shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, judges of the British award announced on Thursday."The Long Take"...

London serial cat killer turns out to be a fox

20 September 2018 | 0 comments

There might not be a maniacal cat-killer on the loose in London after all, or at least not a human one.The mutilated remains of hundreds of domestic cats and kittens -- along with some foxes and rabbits...

UK watchdog calls auction to end Sky takeover deadlock

20 September 2018 | 0 comments

A battle to buy pan-European television broadcaster Sky is set for a rare auction to determine final rival bids by Comcast and 21st Century Fox, a UK watchdog ruled Thursday.An auction lasting a maximum...



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