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Britain sends another warship to Gulf

London - A third British warship is heading to the Gulf, the Royal Navy announced Saturday, amid heightened tensions in the region.

Johnson makes global debut at G7 as Brexit battle looms

London - Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes his debut on the global stage at the G7 summit this weekend, where all eyes will be on his chummy relations with US President Donald Trump.

European demos held over Amazon fires

London - Climate change activists chanting slogans and waving banners demonstrated outside Brazil's embassy in London on Friday, urging President Jair Bolsonaro to do more to halt the fires in the Amazon rainforest.

Taking fish oil pills does not help with type 2 diabetes

A new medical study finds no benefits from taking omega-3 fish oil supplements where someone has been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. This follows concerns that taking omega-3might actually be harmful for those with this form of diabetes.

Women to get gender-neutral rugby World Cup from 2021

London - The Women's Rugby World Cup in 2017 will be the last to bear that title with World Rugby announcing on Wednesday they are adopting a policy of gender neutrality for their tournaments.

UK says to skip most EU meetings from Sept 1: government

London - British officials will stop attending most EU meetings from September 1 except for those on "matters of ongoing national interest" such as security, the government said on Tuesday.

Boris Johnson makes his big-time debut at Biarritz

London - Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes his debut on the global stage at the G7 summit this weekend, where all eyes will be on his chumminess with US President Donald Trump.

Johnson tells EU he wants Brexit deal but without backstop

London - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote Monday to EU President Donald Tusk reaffirming his desire to conclude a Brexit deal as well as his opposition to the controversial "backstop" on Ireland.

Britain's Prince Andrew 'appalled' by Epstein abuse claims

London - Britain's Prince Andrew has said he was "appalled" by allegations of sexual abuse surrounding Jeffrey Epstein after a video was released purporting to show him at the home of the convicted paedophile in 2010.

Britain's Prince Andrew 'appalled' by Epstein abuse claims: report

London - Britain's Prince Andrew has said he was "appalled" by allegations of sexual abuse surrounding Jeffrey Epstein after a video was released purporting to show him at the home of the convicted paedophile in 2010.

UK strips citizenship from dual national 'Jihadi Jack'

London - Britain has revoked the citizenship of a dual national Muslim convert to the Islamic State group dubbed "Jihadi Jack" being held in northern Syria, leading Canada to accuse the UK of off-loading its responsibilities.

Scientists involved with AI should take a 'Hippocratic oath'

London - Scientists and technologists working in the next phases of artificial intelligence should take an oath along the lines of the Hippocratic oath taken by medics, to pledge they will not develop technology that has the capability of harming humans.

UK's Johnson to visit European capitals seeking Brexit breakthrough

London - Boris Johnson will visit European capitals this week on his first overseas trip as British leader, as his government said Sunday it had ordered the repeal of the decades-old law enforcing EU membership.

British MPs press Johnson to recall parliament over Brexit

London - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson came under pressure Sunday to immediately recall lawmakers from their summer holiday so parliament can debate Brexit.

Facebook opens cafés to encourage privacy checks with your coffee

London - Facebook has announced the opening of five Privacy Cafes, which have been established to help users navigate privacy settings while enjoying a free drink. Facebook is attempting to show it cares about protecting user data, but not all are convinced.

HK activists, Beijing supporters demonstrate in London

London - Demonstrators backing the democracy activists in Hong Kong marched in London on Saturday, as counter-protesters staged a rival rally.More than a thousand people took part in the two demonstrations in the British capital.

50 years on, N.Ireland still reckons with army killings

Lisburn - For many Britons, the soldiers who intervened in Northern Ireland 50 years ago this week are unsung heroes who tried to keep the peace in a region riven with sectarian tensions.To many Irish, they instead helped fuel the conflict.

Cyberattack creates crime scene backlog

A cyberattack on a leading company that performs forensic science analysis - Eurofins Scientific - has led to a backlog of 20,000 forensic samples, delaying police operations and criminal justice cases.

Man stabbed outside UK interior ministry

London - A man was taken to hospital after being stabbed Thursday outside Britain's Home Office interior ministry in London.One man was arrested at the scene, the city's Metropolitan Police said.

UK opposition seeks to oust PM to avoid no-deal Brexit

London - Jeremy Corbyn urged anti-Boris Johnson MPs to make him Britain's caretaker prime minister to avoid a no-deal Brexit -- but his proposal met with a mixed response on Thursday.
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