We want it in writing – Scotland and Wales seek clarity...

LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland and Wales proposed changes on Wednesday to the central UK government’s Brexit bill in an attempt to bed down their...

Police arrest three in Wales over London train bomb attack

NEWPORT, Wales (Reuters) - British police arrested three men in south Wales over last week’s bombing of a busy commuter train in west London,...

Shopping surge in August boosts British rate hike bets

LONDON (Reuters) - British retail sales unexpectedly surged in August, boosting chances the Bank of England will raise interest rates for the first time...

May urges internet firms to remove extremist content quicker

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May urged social media companies on Wednesday to more swiftly remove “terrorist content” from the internet, with...

UN roots for enhanced data collection to fix food security crises...

NAIROBI,  (Xinhua) -- The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will avail financial resources and technical expertise to help African countries collect data...

Ronaldo returns as Madrid aim to pressure leaders Barcelona

MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo will return to action against Real Betis on Wednesday after serving a five-match suspension, as the...

Duterte invites U.N. rights body to open Philippine office as drug...

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday invited the United Nations’ human rights monitor to set up office in the country and...

UK government, including Johnson, united behind May’s Brexit plan – spokeswoman

LONDON (Reuters) - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and the rest of Prime Minister Theresa May’s top team of ministers are united behind the...

Ex-England captain Wayne Rooney pleads guilty to drink-driving

LONDON (Reuters) - Former England soccer captain Wayne Rooney received a two-year driving ban on Monday after pleading guilty in a British court to...

Britain proposes new security treaty with EU after Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will propose on Monday signing a new security treaty with the European Union after Brexit to maintain and intensify cooperation...

UK businesses call for three-year Brexit transitional deal

LONDON (Reuters) - British business leaders from companies including BT (BT.L) and Centrica (CNA.L) said they wanted a three-year Brexit transitional deal to protect...

Korean peninsula draws range of military drills in show of force...

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - The U.S. military staged bombing drills with South Korea over the Korean peninsula and Russia and China began naval exercises ahead...

Diverse shapes, sizes, colors dominate Emmys red carpet

(Reuters) - The Emmy awards red carpet challenged the traditional ideals of Hollywood beauty on Sunday with diversity in race, body shape and sexual...

MPs seek clarity on cross-border pensions after Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmakers on Monday urged the government to address the status of cross-border pensions and insurance contracts after Brexit, saying time...

Iran leader Khamenei warns against U.S. ‘wrong move’ on nuclear deal

DUBAI (Reuters) - Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday Iran would react strongly to any “wrong move” by the United States on...

Police arrest second man over London train bombing

LONDON (Reuters) - A second man has been arrested over Friday’s bombing of a London commuter train that injured 30 people and Britain remained...

DPRK confirms another medium-range ballistic missile drill

PYONGYANG, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) confirmed on Saturday that it conducted another medium-range ballistic missile drill Friday...

Kurdish parliament approves independence referendum on Sept. 25

ERBIL, Iraq, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- The parliament of the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan on Friday approved the independence referendum to be held on Sept....

Britain raises terror threat level to critical

eets in London. This was the fourth time that the assessment has been placed at the highest level in the past 11 years, Sky News...

What Iran hides behind Shiism: Reviving the Persian Safavid empire says...

(By Bassel Oudat in Damascus) : - Iran’s ambitions extend beyond spreading Shiism to reviving the Persian Safavid empire, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus At the...