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After migration row, UK hails its Caribbean communities

London - Britain celebrated Friday the "enormous contribution" of its Caribbean migrants, who for a long time were airbrushed from history while some were even recently threatened with deportation.

Airbus warns could leave UK if no Brexit deal

London - Aviation giant Airbus has warned it could pull out of Britain if it leaves the European Union without a deal, upping the pressure Friday on Prime Minister Theresa May to make progress in negotiations with Brussels.

MSF aid workers in Africa 'used prostitutes': BBC report

London - Aid workers for charity Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF) used prostitutes in Africa, a BBC report said Thursday citing anonymous whistleblowers who also reported boasts of trading medicine for sex.

Despite rows, EU-US defence ties still strong: NATO chief

London - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Thursday acknowledged the "real" disagreements between Europe and the United States but insisted the trans-Atlantic bond on defence and security remained strong."These disagreements are real.

UK vows simple registration for EU citizens after Brexit

London - European Union citizens living in Britain can begin registering from this autumn for a post-Brexit settlement scheme, ministers said Thursday as they vowed to make the process as simple as possible.

UK PM calls US images of migrant children 'deeply disturbing'

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday said images from the United States of migrant children kept in cages were "deeply disturbing" and that she would press President Donald Trump on the issue.

UK TV star Alan Sugar accused of racism over World Cup tweet

London - British businessman turned BBC TV star Alan Sugar came under fire Wednesday after tweeting a picture of the Senegal national football team with the caption "I recognise some of these guys from the beach in Marbella".

British PM faces Brexit showdown with pro-EU rebels

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a showdown with her pro-EU MPs on Wednesday over parliament's role in the final Brexit deal, which could influence her entire negotiation strategy.

Death threats 'become routine' in toxic Brexit debate

London - As a crucial Brexit battle comes to a head in the British parliament on Wednesday, MPs are weighing not just their own views but also their personal safety amid increasingly toxic public debate.

UK marks anniversary of London mosque terror attack

London - Britain on Tuesday marked the first anniversary of a deadly terror attack against a north London mosque, with Prime Minister Theresa May vowing that "vile extremism" will not divide the nation.Mourners held a minute's silence at 9.

Artist Christo launches 7,500 floating barrels in London

London - The artist Christo on Monday unveiled 7,506 coloured barrels floating on a lake in central London, a puzzling installation designed to stimulate debate as much as the senses.

Britain to press ahead with 'upskirting' ban

London - The British government said Monday it will push through a ban on "upskirting" -- secretly taking pictures up women's skirts -- after a draft law was blocked last week by an MP since targeted by an underwear protest.

Three killed in London after being hit by train

London - Three people died in south London after being hit by a train, police said Monday, amid reports they may have been graffiti artists.Police said they were treating the deaths as unexplained, but media said spray paint cans were found near the bodies.

Prince Harry told Meghan's dad to 'give Trump a chance': interview

London - Meghan Markle's father Thomas on Monday said that new son-in-law Prince Harry had urged him to give President US Donald Trump "a chance" in comments likely to cause discomfort for the royal family.

UK govt suffers fresh Brexit defeat, sparking new showdown

London - Britain's House of Lords inflicted another defeat on the government Monday over its flagship Brexit bill, sending it back to MPs and setting up a fresh showdown between Prime Minister Theresa May and her pro-European rebels.

British PM promises Brexit health service boost

London - Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday promised a major funding boost for Britain's state-run National Health Service, using money currently sent to the EU.The premier said that by the financial year 2023-2024, an extra £20 billion ($26.

Far-right terror threat on the rise in Britain

London - Stung by an attack on Muslims in London a year ago, Britain is facing a growing threat from far-right extremists fuelled by online hate speech, forcing the authorities to react.

Glasgow blaze guts one of world's top art schools - again

Glasgow - Fire devastated one of the world's top art schools once again on Saturday, destroying four years of restoration work after a previous blaze ripped through the historic Glasgow School of Art.

Blaze guts one of world's top art schools in Glasgow -- again

London - Fire ripped through one of the world's top art schools early on Saturday as the historic building in the Scottish city of Glasgow was undergoing major restoration work following another blaze four years ago.

Inside Google's Digital Garage in Manchester Special

Manchester - Google has opened a 'Digital Garage' in Manchester's city center, which is a space on the high street for people to learn digital skills and access technology – for free.
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