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    UK FM strikes blow as Johnson prepares to become PM

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 07:55pm on July 21, 2019

    British finance minister Philip Hammond said Sunday he would make a point of resigning before Boris Johnson became prime minister, saying he could never agree...

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    Iran ignores calls to release

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on July 21, 2019

    Iran ignored mounting European appeals to release a British-flagged tanker on Saturday as Britain denounced a ‘dangerous move’ and summoned a senior diplomat from the...

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    Tanker seizure shows Iran choosing ‘dangerous path’: UK

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 04:08pm on July 20, 2019

    British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt said Saturday that Tehran’s seizure of a UK-flagged oil tanker showed ‘worrying signs Iran may be choosing a dangerous path...

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    Iran threatens UK for tanker seizure

    Reuters . London | Updated at 01:06am on July 06, 2019

    An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander threatened on Friday to seize a British ship in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker in Gibraltar by...

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    Britain in crisis and going further downhill

    Brian Cloughley | Updated at 12:00am on June 10, 2019

    NO, BRITAIN’S crisis isn’t the result of Trump’s recent and highly unpopular visit to that haywire country (with Newsweek reporting that ‘only 21 per cent...

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    UK PM candidate admits taking cocaine

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:15am on June 09, 2019

    Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British prime minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has ‘deep regrets’ about taking the...

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    UK's May quits as party leader, starting succession race

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 03:20pm on June 07, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May steps down as leader of her Conservative Party today, formally triggering the race for a successor who will try where...

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    Trump meets queen after insulting London mayor

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 05:07pm on June 03, 2019

    US president Donald Trump met Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace on Monday after kicking off his UK state visit by branding the London mayor...

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    Be very careful about Huawei, 5G: Trump warns UK

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 05:48pm on June 02, 2019

    US president Donald Trump urged Britain to be ‘very careful’ about involving Chinese tech giant Huawei in its new 5G network, in an interview published...

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    Pound set for biggest monthly loss against euro in two years

    Reuters . London | Updated at 08:53pm on May 31, 2019

    The pound was on track for its biggest monthly loss against the euro in two years on Friday, also losing ground against the dollar as...