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Britain’s Labour wins parliamentary seat in boost to leader Corbyn

BRITAIN'S opposition Labour Party won a parliamentary seat in northern England on Thursday (December 4) with an increased share of the vote, a relief...

Grim search for bodies in gutted London tower block

        Firefighters searched for bodies Thursday in a London tower block gutted by a blaze that has already left 12 dead, as questions grew over...

UK asks India, Pak to find diplomatic solutions

The British government has called on India and Pakistan to pursue diplomatic solutions in the wake of the Pulwama terrorist attack in Jammu and...

Watchdog member quits in protest at Dow links

A COMMISSIONER of the sustainability watchdog for the 2012 London Olympics resigned on Wednesday (January 25) in protest at the involvement of Dow Chemical,...

New chair of social work regulator announced

The Department for Education has announced two new appointments, including for the chair of new regulator Social Work England, aimed at working closely with...

British lawmaker says PM May has ‘no idea’ what to do about Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May's government has no idea what to do about Brexit and Britain risks sowing serious political and economic uncertainty unless it makes...

UK’s Cameron savours his greatest victory

AGAINST all predictions, David Cameron on Friday (May 8) won the first Conservative majority since 1992, securing himself another term as Britain's prime minister...

Woman robbed of gold chain in broad daylight

A woman was left shaken after a thief ripped a gold chain from her neck in broad daylight while she was working in an...

Election campaign exposes faultlines in iron-clad May

    Prime Minister Theresa May began her election campaign with a monolithic image that has shown cracks due to her own missteps and a string...

Islamists protest in London against French Mali role

AROUND 60 Islamists including women in veils protested outside the French embassy in London on Saturday (January 12) against France’s military intervention in Mali. The...