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UK talks tough on EU post-Brexit trade deal

London - Britain put the prospect of a chaotic Brexit back on the table on Thursday as it set out its red lines for upcoming trade talks with the European Union.

Assange's UK extradition hearing paused until May

London - A British judge on Thursday paused Julian Assange's extradition hearing following four days of intense legal wrangling over Washington's request for the WikiLeaks founder to stand trial there on espionage charges.

Climate campaigners win appeal to block new Heathrow runway

London - Britain's Court of Appeal on Thursday ruled in favour of green campaigners who oppose the building of a third runway at London's Heathrow airport, Europe's busiest.

Assange lawyer accuses US of peddling lies as Wikileaks founder

London - A lawyer for Julian Assange on Tuesday accused the United States of "boldly and blatantly" misstating facts about the Wikileaks founder's conduct, on the second day of his extradition hearing in Britain.

Britain starts hearing US case for extraditing Assange

London - Britain on Monday starts hearing Washington's extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in a test case of media freedoms in the digital age and the limits of US justice.

Op-Ed: UK 2021 meltdown — Boris vs food and food shortages

London - Will the UK have enough food in 2021? Apparently not. While also ditching EU food safety standards, food industry sources say the UK could experience significant problems in 2021.

Londoners rally for Assange ahead of extradition hearing

London - A few hundred protesters marched across central London Saturday to call on Britain to reject WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition to the United States at hearings that start next week.

Sound and light used to generate ultra-fast data transfer

Leeds - In order to increase the speed at which data can be transferred between two points, British researchers have been investigating the effects of sound and light on the data transmission process.

UK police rule out terror in London mosque stabbing

London - British police on Thursday said they were not treating as terror related a London mosque stabbing in which an elderly worshipper suffered non life-threatening injuries.

Trump 'offered pardon' to Assange if he denied Russia leak, court hears

London - US President Donald Trump promised to pardon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange if he denied Russia leaked emails of his 2016 election rival's campaign, a London court was told on Wednesday.

Queen could stop Harry and Meghan using 'royal' brand: reports

London - Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will begin their new life outside the royal inner circle at the start of April, their spokeswoman said Wednesday, as Buckingham Palace said it was reviewing the couple's use of the "Sussex Royal" label.

Critics slam UK post-Brexit immigration plans

London - Britain's government on Wednesday faced a backlash over its new post-Brexit immigration plans, which are designed to cut "cheap Labour from Europe" in favour of high-skilled English speakers.

Storm Dennis wreaks havoc across flood-hit Britain

London - Britain on Monday battled fallout from Storm Dennis as hundreds of flood warnings remained in place after the second severe storm in seven days battered the country over the weekend.

Man dies as Storm Dennis slams UK, power cuts hit France

London - A man died after falling into a river on Sunday as Storm Dennis swept across Britain with the army drafted in to help deal with heavy flooding and high winds.The man fell into the River Tawe, in south Wales, police said.

UK issues rare 'danger to life' warning over Storm Dennis

London - Storm Dennis swept across Britain on Sunday with the army drafted in to help deal with heavy flooding and high winds, officials warning it could be "life-threatening" in South Wales.

UK TV star Flack under pressure from 'show trial', management says after suicide

London - The management team of British TV presenter Caroline Flack, who committed suicide on Saturday, has accused prosecutors of pursuing a "show trial" over domestic abuse claims against the "vulnerable" star.

God save the pub: Britons rally to rescue local watering holes

Ryton - In the heart of picturesque old Ryton village in northeast England, pub regulars banded together to save their favourite watering hole, in a cut-throat sector where competition is fierce.

World standing by as children harmed by conflict: charity

London - Governments were on Thursday urged to do more to protect children from the effects of war and serious violence, after a new report suggested record numbers were living in a conflict zone.

Britain's Johnson feels the heat over sunshine break

London - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson came under pressure Thursday to reveal who paid for his luxury holiday in the Caribbean, with the opposition threatening a parliamentary investigation.

British finance minister quits in reshuffle shock

London - Sajid Javid quit as Britain's finance minister on Thursday just weeks before the scheduled annual budget statement, in a shock move provoked by Prime Minister Boris Johnson's attempts to shake up his cabinet after Brexit.
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