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UK urges Israel not to demolish Khan al-Ahmar village east of Jerusalem

UK urges Israel not to demolish Khan al-Ahmar village east of Jerusalem

The UK government urged the Israeli government to reconsider its decision to demolish the Palestinian Bedouin village ‘Khan al-Ahmar’ east of Jerusalem, after the Supreme Court of the Israeli entity rejected the final appeal ...

India's Canara bank fined in UK for anti-money laundering breaches

India's Canara bank fined in UK for anti-money laundering breaches

Britain's markets regulator has fined the UK division of India's Canara Bank 896,100 pounds ($1.2 million) and blocked it from accepting new deposits for around five months for systemic anti-money laundering (AML) failures.

Waiting for asylum in the UK is like ‘prison’ trafficking victims say

Waiting for asylum in the UK is like ‘prison’ trafficking victims say

Foreign trafficking survivors wishing to stay in Britain say their health has suffered as they struggle to cope with insensitive staff, a lack of information and years in limbo ...

Qatar Airways Cardiff flights strengthen Qatar, UK bonding: UK official

Qatar Airways Cardiff flights strengthen Qatar, UK bonding: UK official

Qatar Airways’ launch of direct flights to Cardiff will further cement the already strong relationship between Qatar and the UK, says Alun Cairns, secretary of state for Wales at the UK Government.

UK, US study Antarctic glacier, hoping to crack sea level risks

UK, US study Antarctic glacier, hoping to crack sea level risks

Britain and the United States launched a $25 million project on Monday to study the risks of a collapse of a giant glacier in Antarctica that is already shrinking and nudging up global sea levels.

US, British, French air strikes target Syrian chemical capabilities

US, British, French air strikes target Syrian chemical capabilities

US, British and French forces launched air strikes on Syria in response to a suspected poison gas attack that killed dozens of people, aiming to degrade its chemical weapons capabilities in the biggest intervention yet in the conflict by Western powers.

UK-Russia standoff deepens as Moscow cuts UK diplomats

UK-Russia standoff deepens as Moscow cuts UK diplomats

Moscow has told Britain it must cut ‘just over 50’ more of its diplomatic and technical staff in Russia in a worsening standoff over the poisoning of a Russian former spy and his daughter in England ...

UK investigating Facebook's response to alleged data breach

UK investigating Facebook's response to alleged data breach

Britain is investigating whether Facebook did enough to secure data after reports that a political consultancy hired by Donald Trump improperly accessed information about 50 million Facebook users ...

Hundreds urged to wash clothes after UK nerve agent attack

Hundreds urged to wash clothes after UK nerve agent attack

Hundreds of people who visited the Zizzi restaurant or the Mill pub in the English city of Salisbury were told on Sunday to wash their clothes after traces of nerve agent used to attack a former Russian spy ...

UK blames Russia for cyber attack, says won't tolerate disruption

UK blames Russia for cyber attack, says won't tolerate disruption

Britain blamed Russia on Thursday for a cyber-attack last year, publicly pointing the finger at Moscow for spreading a virus which disrupted companies across Europe including UK-based Reckitt Benckiser.

Actress Emma Watson joins UK film industry to tackle harassment and bullying

Actress Emma Watson joins UK film industry to tackle harassment and bullying

Hollywood actress Emma Watson on Wednesday backed guidelines to tackle harassment and bullying in Britain's film and television industry as sex abuse scandals rip through the working world.

Defence Minister, UK defence Secretary discuss bilateral ties

Defence Minister, UK defence Secretary discuss bilateral ties

HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Attiyah held today a telephone conversation with the UK Secretary of Defence Gavin Williamson.