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    UK Tories plan property tax increase for foreign buyers

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 06:07pm on November 22, 2019

    Britain’s Conservatives said Friday they will make foreign individuals and companies pay more tax on residential property purchases if they win next month’s election. Prime...

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    Andrew sex claim scandal overshadows UK election campaign

    Reuters . London | Updated at 10:04pm on November 18, 2019

    A sex claim scandal involving Prince Andrew overshadowed Britain’s election campaign on Monday when Queen Elizabeth’s second son faced a backlash after a rambling denial...

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    UK government, military covered up war crimes: report

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:25pm on November 17, 2019

    The UK government and military covered up credible evidence of war crimes by British soldiers against civilians in Afghanistan and Iraq, according to an investigation...

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    UK police probing election fraud allegations

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:30pm on November 16, 2019

    British police said Saturday specialist officers are assessing allegations of electoral fraud ahead of next month’s vote, following accusations the ruling Conservatives tried to bribe...

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    UK police name 39 Vietnamese in truck deaths

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:46pm on November 09, 2019

    British police on Friday named the 39 Vietnamese people who died in a refrigerated truck last month, with the youngest aged just 15 and many...

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    The language of erasure

    Kenn Orphan | Updated at 12:00am on November 09, 2019

    IN OCTOBER, UK authorities came across a gruesome scene. Thirty-nine bodies were discovered in a freight truck in Essex. Most of these unfortunate souls originally...

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    Anti-Brexit alliance targets tenth of UK election seats

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:23pm on November 07, 2019

    Three small parties opposed to Britain’s looming EU exit revealed plans Thursday to work together to deliver anti-Brexit candidates in next month’s election. The Liberal...

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    Vietnam ‘strongly condemns’ human trafficking after UK truck tragedy

    Agence France-Presse . Hanoi | Updated at 10:06pm on November 02, 2019

    Vietnam said Saturday that it ‘strongly condemns’ human trafficking, after British police confirmed 39 people found dead in a truck last week are believed to...

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    UK MPs want bank payments ‘speed bump’ to stop scammers

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 02, 2019

    A mandatory 24-hour delay on all first-time payments from one bank account to another would cut mounting fraud in finance, UK parliament members said in...

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    Manipur separatists announce govt in exile in UK

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 08:56pm on October 30, 2019

    Dissident political leaders from the Indian state of Manipur on Tuesday said they were unilaterally declaring independence from India and forming a government-in-exile in Britain....