London roads flood as storms roll in

London roads flood as storms roll in

Buses and cars were left stranded when roads across London flooded on Sunday, as repeated thunderstorms battered the British capital.
Man admits immigration offence in Essex lorry deaths

Man admits immigration offence in Essex lorry deaths

Gheorghe Nica, 43, accused of manslaughter over the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants whose bodies were discovered in the back of a lorry near London, the UK, last year, pleaded guilty to an immigration offence on October 7.
British PM Johnson's car hit in collision outside parliament

British PM Johnson's car hit in collision outside parliament

LONDON: The car carrying British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was crashed into from behind in central London on Wednesday after taking evasive action when a pro-Kurdish demonstrator ran on to the road.
The next stage: UK theatres adapt to social distancing

The next stage: UK theatres adapt to social distancing

LONDON: London's West End has traditionally drawn people from all over the world to see its shows but theatres have been forced to reinvent themselves because of the coronavirus outbreak.
UK talks tough on EU post-Brexit trade deal

UK talks tough on EU post-Brexit trade deal

Tensions between Britain and the European Union are high ahead of post-Brexit trade talks next week, but experts say a deal is possible - even if it falls below what many businesses want.
Victims of London Bridge attack lauded by their families

Victims of London Bridge attack lauded by their families

British police on Sunday (Dec 1) named the two victims who died in the London Bridge terror attack, as their families paid glowing tributes to the pair.
Truck containing 39 dead entered from Belgium: UK police

Truck containing 39 dead entered from Belgium: UK police

Britain launched a major murder investigation after the bodies of 39 people were found Wednesday (Oct 23) in a refrigerated truck, once again putting the spotlight on the shadowy people trafficking business.
Climate protesters try to 'occupy' London city airport

Climate protesters try to 'occupy' London city airport

London police dragged away several chanting and singing climate protesters on Thursday (Oct 10) who tried to "occupy" an international airport serving the British capital's global financial hub.
Tutankhamun relic sells for US$6m in London despite Egyptian outcry

Tutankhamun relic sells for US$6m in London despite Egyptian outcry

A 3,000-year-old quartzite head of Egyptian "Boy King" Tutankhamun was auctioned off for US$6 million Thursday in London despite a fierce outcry from Cairo.
Student becomes first in the UK to be convicted for 3D printed gun: Police

Student becomes first in the UK to be convicted for 3D printed gun: Police

A student was convicted on Wednesday (Jun 19) of manufacturing a firearm using a 3D printer, in what London's police said they believed was the first such successful prosecution in Britain.
James Bond movie set rocked by blast

James Bond movie set rocked by blast

An explosion at Britain's Pinewood Studios on Tuesday rocked the set of the next James Bond film, causing damage to the stage and one minor injury.
Climate protests hit London's bustling financial hub

Climate protests hit London's bustling financial hub

Environmentalists glued themselves to the London Stock Exchange entrance and staged impromptu concerts in the middle of traffic on the final day of a campaign that brought parts of the UK capital to a standstill.
Hundreds of thousands march in London to demand new Brexit referendum

Hundreds of thousands march in London to demand new Brexit referendum

Hundreds of thousands of people opposed to Britain's withdrawal from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday (Mar 23) to demand a new referendum as the deepening Brexit crisis risked sinking Prime Minister Theresa May's premiership.
EU tells London to make a decision if it wants a Brexit delay

EU tells London to make a decision if it wants a Brexit delay

BRUSSELS: Talk is swirling of a possible delay to Brexit after the latest rejection by lawmakers of Britain's divorce deal, but the EU demands clear political "choices" from London before it will agree to it.
European stocks rally as Trump delays China tariffs

European stocks rally as Trump delays China tariffs

European stocks rebounded on Monday (Feb 25) after US President Donald Trump said he would delay a hike in tariffs on Chinese goods, citing "substantial progress" in trade talks and fuelling hopes of an end to the long-running standoff.
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