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    Britain must learn from Burma bloodbath

    Phil Miller and Matt Kennard | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2021

    IT WAS not long ago that general Min Aung Hlaing, the leader of the recent military coup in Burma (also known as Myanmar), was being...

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    Funeral of Prince Philip held amid coronavirus restrictions

    Agence France-Presse . Windsor | Updated at 11:09am on April 18, 2021

    Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday bid farewell to her late husband, Prince Philip, at a royal funeral like no other, restricted by coronavirus rules but...

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    Post-COVID era of hybrid work beckons in UK

    Agence France-Presse . Nunhead, United Kingdom | Updated at 10:41pm on April 11, 2021

    Consultant Rachel Watson enjoys being based at her home that looks onto the London skyline but misses the office vibe. She will soon get the...

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    Global toll rises to 28,53,908

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:04am on April 06, 2021

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 28,53,908 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to an AFP tally from official...

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    21 troops killed in south Syria ambush

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:53pm on March 17, 2021

    Gunmen killed 21 Syrian soldiers in an ambush in the southern province of Daraa on Tuesday, a Britain-based war monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for...

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    UK looks to Asia in post-Brexit foreign policy overhaul

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:53pm on March 16, 2021

    Britain unveiled plans Tuesday to pivot its strategic focus towards Asia, counter Russia and controversially bolster its nuclear stockpile, in one of the biggest overhauls...

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    UK accused of racism over treatment of Shamima Begum

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:27am on March 16, 2021

    A lawyer for the family of Shamima Begum, who was stripped of her citizenship after joining the Islamic State group, on Monday accused Britain of...

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    UK police chief under fire over crackdown on vigil for murdered woman

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:26pm on March 14, 2021

    Britain’s top police chief came under heavy pressure on Sunday after officers handcuffed mourners at a vigil for a woman who was murdered after setting...

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    Prince William denies British royal family is 'racist'

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 07:39pm on March 11, 2021

    Prince William on Thursday defended the British royal family after his younger brother Harry and wife Meghan accused them of racism in a bombshell interview...

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    Harry, Meghan unload on royal family

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:19pm on March 08, 2021

    Suicidal thoughts, a racist relative and an heir-to-the-throne trapped by tradition  —  Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have lifted the lid on life inside...