Fire engulfs London tower block, at least six dead, more than 50 injured

By Kylie MacLellan and Lina Saigol | LONDON Fire engulfed a 24-storey housing block in central London in the early hours on Wednesday, killing at least six people and injuring at least 50 others in...

Facing competing Brexit demands, May nears deal with Northern Irish ‘kingmakers’

By Kylie MacLellan and Costas Pitas | LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May neared a deal with a Northern Irish Protestant party to save her premiership on Tuesday but faced a tug of war over...

UK inflation jump tightens consumer squeeze, puts BoE on spot

By William Schomberg and David Milliken | LONDON British inflation unexpectedly jumped to its highest level in nearly four years in May, tightening the squeeze on consumers and complicating the job of the Bank of...

Likelihood of hard Brexit recedes after UK election – Reuters poll of economists

By Jonathan Cable | LONDON The chances of Britain ending up outside the single market when Brexit talks are concluded have receded somewhat after last week's election, although the pound might weaken further against other...

Co-owner of Formula One team Force India could face further charges, UK court told

Vijay Mallya, the co-owner of Formula One team Force India, could face further charges and a second request to extradite him from Britain to India, a London court heard on Tuesday. The flamboyant Indian liquor...

EU Parliament negotiator wants Brexit clarity from London soon

The European Union wants clarity from London as soon as possible on whether it intends to stick to its stance towards Brexit negotiations or alter it following last week's election, said Guy Verhofstadt, the...

Number of Britons seeking German citizenship leaps in 2016 as Brexit vote takes toll

The number of Britons who became German citizens leapts 361 percent in 2016, the Federal Statistics Office said on Tuesday, with many concerned that the vote will make it more difficult for them to...

Xi’s Kazakhstan trip carries on “Silk Road Spirit,” charts new chapter for cooperation

(Report by Dr Shahid Qureshi - ASTANA - Media ) -- The just concluded trip of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Kazakhstan adds impetus to the building of the Belt and Road, cements the...

May’s deal to work with DUP causes anger among political rivals

LONDON, June 11 (Xinhua) -- A controversial working relationship between the British Conservatives and the North Ireland Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) was agreed in principle Saturday. The so called supply and confidence deal, aimed at...

Photo of knife used in London Bridge killing spree released by police

LONDON, June 11 (Xinhua) -- Police in London Saturday released a photograph of the knife used by killer Khuram Shazad Butt in the London Bridge terror attack. The Metropolitan Police issued the photograph of the...