LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's political pollsters have been told by a parliamentary committee to upgrade their methods to avoid the high-profile failures of recent years.Source
Posted 2018/04/17 18:46:55
LONDON (Reuters) - Prince Harry and his American fiancee Meghan Markle will attend a memorial service next week for Stephen Lawrence, a London teenager who was murdered in a racially motivated attack 25 years ago, Kensington Palace said on Tuesday.Source
Posted 2018/04/17 18:41:23
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's upper house of parliament is expected to inflict an embarrassing defeat on Theresa May's government on Wednesday, challenging her refusal to remain in a customs union with the European Union after Brexit.Source
Posted 2018/04/17 18:06:42
Chemical weapons inspectors have now been allowed into Syria's Douma, the site of a suspected chemical attack. Their job is to investigate what happened at the site. But what does that actually involve?
Posted 2018/04/17 16:51:00
Downing Street has defended the Home Office's decision to destroy landing cards recording the arrival of Windrush generation immigrants to the UK.
Posted 2018/04/17 16:50:00
Businesses across the Commonwealth could be the key to eradicating modern slavery globally, Australia's foreign minister has said.
Posted 2018/04/17 15:53:00
LONDON (Reuters) - The nerve agent used to poison former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter at his home in southern England last month was delivered in a liquid form, British officials said on Tuesday.Source
Posted 2018/04/17 14:49:46
Emmanuel Macron has angrily confronted critics of last week's airstrikes in Syria - claiming France, the UK and the US "saved the honour of the international community".
Posted 2018/04/17 13:11:00
Eight men have entered not guilty pleas following the rape and killing of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in India.
Posted 2018/04/16 14:40:00
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil fell nearly 2 percent on Monday after U.S. drilling activity rose and fears waned about escalating tensions in the Middle East following air strikes on Syria over the weekend.Source
Posted 2018/04/16 11:15:49
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will face criticism on Monday for bypassing parliament to join weekend air strikes against Syria, with some lawmakers calling for a potentially damaging vote on her future strategy.Source
Posted 2018/04/16 11:01:54
BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm will refile as early as Monday an application with the Chinese government to clear its $44 billion (£30.9 billion) takeover of NXP Semiconductors, sources said, giving regulators more time to decide on the deal and averting a collapse.Source
Posted 2018/04/16 09:59:18
A 94-year-old former Auschwitz guard has been charged in Germany with being an accessory to murder.
Posted 2018/04/16 09:32:00
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover said it will cut 1,000 jobs and reduce production at two of its English factories as demand for diesel cars slumps in the face of higher taxes and a regulatory crackdown.Source
Posted 2018/04/16 09:17:05
LONDON (Reuters) - UK shares eased on Monday morning, with two corporate events taking centre stage: CEO Martin Sorrell's exit from advertising company WPP and U.S. hedge fund Elliott Management raising its stake in hotel and coffee-shop operator Whitbread.Source
Posted 2018/04/16 08:56:31
LONDON (Reuters) - Shire , the London-listed rare diseases specialist that is a potential takeover target for Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical , is selling its oncology business to unlisted French drugmaker Servier for $2.4 billion (£1.7 billion).Source
Posted 2018/04/16 08:53:20
(Reuters) - British pubs group JD Wetherspoon closed all its social media accounts on Monday, saying it was taking a stand against an industry accused of mis-using personal data and allowing bullying to run rife.Source
Posted 2018/04/16 08:41:23
Former Eurovision Song Contest winner Conchita Wurst says she has been forced to reveal she is HIV positive after being blackmailed by a former friend.
Posted 2018/04/16 08:24:00
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and China agree that a trade war will have serious consequences for the world economy, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono said on Monday after a high-level economic dialogue between the world's third- and second-largest economies.Source
Posted 2018/04/16 07:50:45
A surfer has been left with serious injuries to both of his legs after being attacked by a shark off the coast of southwestern Australia.
Posted 2018/04/16 05:47:00