Gulf Times - Britain
Tusk suggests EU Brexit summit to avert 'catastrophe'

Tusk suggests EU Brexit summit to avert 'catastrophe'

European leaders may need to hold an extra summit in November to clinch a Brexit deal and avert ‘a catastrophe’ when Britain leaves in March, EU President Donald Tusk warned Tuesday.

Support my Brexit deal or face no deal, says Theresa May

Support my Brexit deal or face no deal, says Theresa May

The United Kingdom is due to leave the EU on March 29 and yet little is clear: There is, so far, no full exit agreement.

UK prison officers end walk-out protest at violence levels

UK prison officers end walk-out protest at violence levels

Thousands of employees of British prisons agreed to return to work after walking out on Friday in protest at safety issues.

UK court rules against electoral watchdog in Brexit spending row

UK court rules against electoral watchdog in Brexit spending row

Britain's electoral regulator misinterpreted the spending law when it allowed the main Brexit campaign to donate to a smaller, aligned group during the 2016 referendum campaign, London's High Court ruled on Friday.

US, France, Germany, Canada back UK Novichok findings

US, France, Germany, Canada back UK Novichok findings

The leaders of Britain, the United States, France, Germany and Canada said on Thursday they had "full confidence" that the Novichok attack suspects were officers from Russia's military intelligence service.

UK seeks two Russian spies over nerve agent attack

UK seeks two Russian spies over nerve agent attack

Prosecutors announced charges against Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov for trying to kill Russian former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia with Novichok in the city of Salisbury on March 4.

Britain to consider doubling charge on plastic bags

Britain to consider doubling charge on plastic bags

Since October 2015, large retailers in England have been legally required to impose the charge.

Britain's May could face trouble over Brexit deal, Conservative lawmaker warns

Britain's May could face trouble over Brexit deal, Conservative lawmaker warns

Prime Minister Theresa May could face trouble getting her Brexit deal approved by the British parliament before exit day unless she changes her proposals ...

Britain's dry summer reveals ancient sites

Britain's dry summer reveals ancient sites

Previously hidden archaeological sites have emerged in fields across Britain after the hot, dry summer exposed new cropmarks, the Historic England agency said Wednesday.

Birmingham man behind UK parliament car 'attack'

Birmingham man behind UK parliament car 'attack'

Three people were injured when the silver Ford Fiesta drove into cyclists before crashing to a halt outside the House of Lords early on Tuesday morning.

Ten people injured in shooting after Manchester carnival

Ten people injured in shooting after Manchester carnival

Greater Manchester Police said they were called to the inner-city area of Moss Side about 2:30 am to find several people injured.

British Museum to return looted antiquities to Iraq

British Museum to return looted antiquities to Iraq

The British Museum said Thursday it is returning to Iraq a collection of 5,000-year-old looted antiquities seized from a London dealer shortly after the US-led invasion in 2003.