Chancellor Hammond closes in on budget goal

By William Schomberg and Alistair Smout | LONDON LONDON Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond appears to be on track to meet his target...

MP Leadsom seeks big changes to farm policy post-Brexit

By Nigel Hunt | BIRMINGHAM, England BIRMINGHAM, England Britain's farm policy is set for a major shake-up when the country leaves the European Union...

By William Schomberg and Alistair Smout | LONDON Chancellor of...

By Elisabeth O'Leary | EDINBURGH EDINBURGH The Secretary of State for Scotland will tell the Scottish parliament on Wednesday that Scotland is leaving the...

UK defends Trump state visit offer despite protest

By William James and Alistair Smout | LONDON LONDON The British government on Monday defended its decision to offer U.S. President Donald Trump a...

British heterosexual couple lose bid to have civil partnership instead of...

A heterosexual British couple who object to what they call the patriarchal nature of marriage narrowly lost a court bid on Tuesday to be...

BoE’s Haldane says market rate hike expectations could hurt economy

Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane said on Tuesday that a sharp increase in market expectations for an interest rate hike could tighten...

Britons say economy their top concern, overtaking immigration – poll

Britons are now more concerned about the economy than they are about terrorism or immigration, a survey showed on Tuesday, another sign that consumers...

Flexible system needed make UK renewables cost-effective – report

LONDON Britain needs a more flexible electricity system if it is to make intermittent renewable sources as wind and solar cost-effective, an independent research...

Why Pakistan not taking Indian Bombings of Samjohta Express at UN

By Dr Shahid Qureshi:- On 18th February 2017, (yesterday) it was 10th anniversary of the tragic train bombing incident (Samjohta Express train running between India...

Bhutto’s Terrorism and Support of Taliban

By Dr Shahid Qureshi : - Benazir Bhutto sings democracy but supported Taliban. She is termed as ‘queen of corruption’ in the media and her...

Indian Run ‘Madrassas’ in Afghanistan and Pakistani failures in Asset Management

By Dr Shahid Qureshi :- The alleged involvement of an Afghan national in the Lahore Bombing of 13th February 2017 raised many questions for the...

Head of U.N. nuclear watchdog says Iran continuing commitment to deal

By Alexander Cornwell | DUBAI DUBAI Iran is implementing the deal on its nuclear programme agreed with world powers, the head of the U.N. atomic...

Rolls-Royce tumbles to record 4.6 billion pounds loss

By Paul Sandle | LONDON LONDON Rolls-Royce (RR.L) suffered a record headline loss of 4.6 billion pounds on Tuesday as a fine to settle bribery...

North Korean leader’s half brother killed in Malaysia – South Korea...

The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been killed in Malaysia, the Yonhap News Agency and other South Korean media outlets reported...

Inflation hits highest since June 2014 as fuel prices surge

By Andy Bruce and David Milliken | LONDON LONDON British consumer prices rose last month at the fastest pace since June 2014 and are set...

British defence spending dipped below NATO target in 2016 – think...

Britain's defence spending last year dipped just below the NATO military alliance's target of 2 percent of gross domestic product, the International Institute for...

Britain unlikely to trigger Article 50 at March 9 EU summit...

By Daniel Dickson | STOCKHOLM STOCKHOLM Brexit Secretary David Davis said on Tuesday the government was on course to meet its end-March deadline to...

Syria’s al-Bab largely under control of Turkey-backed rebels, Turkish PM says

Turkey-backed rebels have largely taken control of the Syrian town of al-Bab from Islamic State militants, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Tuesday. "Al-Bab...

UK employers worry that EU workers will leave this year –...

More than a quarter of employers in Britain say staff members from other European Union countries have considered leaving their firms or the country...

Hawkish US Think Tanks aiming Pakistan

By Asif Haroon Raja : The two leading US think tanks namely ‘Hudson Institute’ and the ‘Heritage Foundation’ have advised the Donald Trump administration to...