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Qatar, UK military academies hold joint exercise

Qatar, UK military academies hold joint exercise

The Directorate of Defence Communication at the Ministry of Defence has announced that the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, UK, in collaboration with Ahmad bin Mohamed Military College ...

UK, Russian police team up to avoid World Cup trouble

UK, Russian police team up to avoid World Cup trouble

Ahead of a sell-out European football match, Manchester police tracked fans' movements via CCTV and Russian security officials joined them in the control room to learn more about tactics.

China, UK vow to strengthen economic, financial cooperation

China, UK vow to strengthen economic, financial cooperation

China and Britain have vowed to continue and strengthen cooperation on a wide range of economic, financial and trade issues, including speeding the introduction of a London-Shanghai stock connect programme.

Qatar can prosper despite obstacles in its way: envoy

Qatar can prosper despite obstacles in its way: envoy

The six-month blockade has provided Qatar with the "wake-up call it needed," Qatar ambassador to the UK, Yousef Ali al-Khater, said in London.

Emir meets UK defence secretary

Emir meets UK defence secretary

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met on Monday with UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson and his accompanying delegation.

UK anti-slavery hotline identifies 4,000 potential victims in first year

UK anti-slavery hotline identifies 4,000 potential victims in first year

A British anti-slavery helpline has received 3,000 calls since its launch last year and identified 4,000 potential victims of trafficking, forced labour, domestic servitude and sexual slavery.

UK terrorism arrests soar to record level after attacks this year

UK terrorism arrests soar to record level after attacks this year

The number of people arrested in Britain on suspicion of terrorism offences rocketed by 68 percent in the last year to the highest figure on record during a period when the country suffered four deadly attacks ...

Indian police arrest British man accused of child abuse

Indian police arrest British man accused of child abuse

Indian police Monday arrested a 54-year-old British man after three young boys at a hostel for blind children in Delhi filed allegations of sexual assault against him.

Man with sword injures police outside UK Queen's palace

Man with sword injures police outside UK Queen's palace

A man shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ (God is greatest) reached for a four-foot sword in his car and assaulted police officers outside Britain's Buckingham Palace on Friday night, police said.

Britain ends electronics cabin ban on some flights from Turkey

Britain ends electronics cabin ban on some flights from Turkey

Britain on Friday lifted a ban on passengers carrying electronic devices in the cabin on some flights to the UK from Turkey after new security measures were introduced, saying other restrictions would be looked at on a case by case basis.

British analysts say Qatar won't be affected by boycott

British analysts say Qatar won't be affected by boycott

The UK government's position regarding the GCC crisis is similar to that of its European counterparts, calling for de-escalation and resolving differences through diplomatic dialogue.

UK's Labour seeks to woo voters with prospect of VAT cuts

UK's Labour seeks to woo voters with prospect of VAT cuts

Britain's opposition Labour Party will offer voters in Thursday's election the prospect of a cut in value-added tax, the party's top finance official John McDonnell was quoted as saying by a newspaper.