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Brexit special trade agreement possible: Macron

London - French President Emmanuel Macron said a special post-Brexit trade agreement between Britain and the EU was certainly possible but would not involve full access to the single market, in a BBC interview to be screened Sunday.

UK teen gained access to CIA chief's accounts: court

London - A British teenager managed to access the communications accounts of top US intelligence and security officials including the then CIA chief John Brennan, a London court heard Friday.

Late Cranberries singer O'Riordan to be buried on Tuesday

London - The funeral of Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan, who died suddenly in London this week, will take place near Limerick, Ireland on Tuesday, the church where she will be buried said Friday."The Funeral Mass for the late Dolores O'Riordan...

Pele hospitalised with exhaustion, cancels London trip

London - Pele is in hospital after collapsing due to exhaustion, preventing him from travelling to London for an engagement this weekend, the English Football Writers Association (FWA) revealed on Friday.

Boris Johnson floats idea of bridge between UK and France

London - Foreign minister Boris Johnson floated the idea of building a bridge between Britain and France, during a meeting with President Emmanuel Macron, the French leader's office said Friday.

Iraqi teen denies attempted bombing of London train

London - An Iraqi teenager on Friday pleaded not guilty to allegations he was behind the attempted bombing of a London underground train last year which left 30 people injured.

'A Year In Provence' author Peter Mayle dies aged 78

London - Peter Mayle, who wrote the best-selling novel "A Year In Provence", has died at the age of 78, his publishers announced.

Zimbabwean president wants UN to observe vote

London - Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa wants international observers including UN officials to watch over the country's upcoming elections, he said in a Financial Times interview.

'Trainspotting generation': Alarm as Scotland drug deaths spike

Edinburgh - Scotland has seen a sharp rise in the number of drug deaths as years of abuse by the so-called "Trainspotting generation" finally take their toll, prompting calls for a rethink on drug policy.

British policing undergoing digital transformation

London - The Metropolitan Police Force, the U.K.’s leading police service serving London, has announced a range of digital transformation initiatives. Central to this is the service’s Windows XP migration.

Bayeux Tapestry to be loaned to Britain in 2022: May

Sandhurst - The Bayeux Tapestry will return to British shores in 2022, Prime Minister Theresa May announced Thursday at a summit with French President Emmanuel Macron.

Last chance for deadlocked N. Ireland parties

Belfast - Northern Ireland's squabbling political parties were told Thursday that fresh talks to restore a power-sharing government after a year in limbo must produce results within weeks.

Kevin Spacey investigated over third London assault: report

London - British police said Thursday they are investigating a man over a third sexual assault, with the Press Association news agency reporting that US actor Kevin Stacey is the suspected assailant.

Britain's May welcomes Macron after cash promise for Calais

Sandhurst - Prime Minister Theresa May welcomed her French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Thursday for a high-profile summit, preceded by a British promise to pay more for border security in the migrant hot-spot of Calais.

May, Macron meet at UK summit as migrant crisis, Brexit loom large

London - British and French leaders aim to deepen cooperation in tackling terrorism and the migration crisis at a bilteral summit near London Thursday, as Britain tries to strenghten ties before leaving the European Union next year.

Britain and Italy to bolster troop presence in Africa's Sahel

London - Britain is set to send helicopters to bolster a key French counter-terrorism operation in Mali in a package of measures to be agreed at a summit near London on Thursday.

Calls for action over dirty money flowing through Scotland

Edinburgh - Dirty money from eastern Europe is flowing through companies registered to nondescript properties across Scotland in a practice that has alarmed global campaigners and policymakers, experts say.

May, Macron to talk terrorism and migration at UK summit

London - Britain is set to send Royal Air Force helicopters to bolster a key French counter-terrorism operation in Mali, in a package of measures to be agreed at a bilateral summit near London on Thursday.

Facebook agrees to widen probe of Brexit vote fake news

London - British lawmakers probing possible Russian interference in the Brexit referendum revealed Wednesday that Facebook had agreed to broaden its own investigation into fake news around the vote, after the social media platform's initial efforts drew critici...

MPs approve landmark Brexit bill

London - British MPs gave the green light on Wednesday to a landmark Brexit bill after weeks of debate and a damaging government defeat, but the legislation now faces a battle in the upper chamber.
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