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    McQueen criticises BAFTA for lack of diversity

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on January 14, 2020

    Oscar-winning British director Steve McQueen has criticised Britain’s top film awards following controversy over the lack of diversity in this year’s nominations. McQueen, the first...

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    British monarchy’s future in flux after Sussex shock

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:46pm on January 10, 2020

    Prince Harry and his wife Meghan’s unilateral decision to walk away from front-line royal duties leaves the British monarchy’s future wobbling. It also piles the...

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    Jeremy Irons to head 2020 Berlin film festival jury

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2020

    Oscar-crowned British actor Jeremy Irons will head the jury at the 70th anniversary of the Berlin film festival this year, organisers said Thursday. ‘Jeremy Irons...

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    UK MPs scrutinise Brexit deal

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:46pm on January 07, 2020

    British MPs on Tuesday resume scrutiny of prime minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal as he races to get it ratified in time for Britain to...

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    Rod Stewart accused of hitting guard outside US kids’ party

    Agence France-Presse . Miami | Updated at 09:59pm on January 05, 2020

    British pop star Rod Stewart has been charged for allegedly punching a hotel security guard in the chest outside a children’s party in Florida, according...

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    Time for a new Christmas truce

    Danny Sjursen | Updated at 12:00am on December 28, 2019

    THEY lived in similar squalor, shared the same God and celebrated the same holidays. It was December 24, 1914, Christmas Eve, and — though they...

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    Corbyn’s defeat has slain the left’s last illusion

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2019

    THIS was an election of two illusions. The first helped persuade much of the British public to vote for the very epitome of an Eton...

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    How world leaders react to Johnson’s win

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2019

    British prime minister Boris Johnson’s resounding election victory was largely welcomed by governments around the world on Friday, with hopes it will put an end...

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    British banks to push for new EU access plan after UK polls

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2019

    Banks in Britain are drawing up fresh proposals for how they could access customers in the European Union after Brexit in a bid to influence...

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    The most important election in British history

    Josh White | Updated at 12:00am on December 07, 2019

    DEMOCRACY in Britain has never been particularly strong or vibrant. Yet, for the first time in decades, the British people face a real choice at...