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Britain should not extradite Assange, European rights chief says

Britain should not extradite Assange, European rights chief says

The Council of Europe's human rights chief has called on Britain not to extradite Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the United States due to the potential impact on press freedom.

Georgia, backed by US and Britain, blames Russia for 'paralysing' cyber attack

Georgia, backed by US and Britain, blames Russia for 'paralysing' cyber attack

Britain and the United States joined Georgia on Thursday in blaming Russia for a large-scale cyber attack last year that knocked thousands of Georgian websites offline and disrupted national television broadcasts.

EU leaders clash at 'very tough' budget summit

EU leaders clash at 'very tough' budget summit

EU leaders clashed Thursday at the start of a stormy summit to decide the bloc's seven-year budget after Brexit, with bitter divisions between parsimonious rich nations ...

Britain allows forcible coronavirus quarantine under emergency powers

Britain allows forcible coronavirus quarantine under emergency powers

The British government introduced emergency powers, including forcible quarantine, on Monday in response to the ‘imminent threat’ from the novel coronavirus that has infected at least 40,000 people worldwide.

Fourth case of coronavirus found in Britain; linked to cases in France

Fourth case of coronavirus found in Britain; linked to cases in France

A fourth case of the new coronavirus has been diagnosed in Britain after a patient contracted the illness from a previously confirmed British case while in France, health officials said on Sunday.

Nine arrested in Greenpeace protest at BP in London

Nine arrested in Greenpeace protest at BP in London

British police arrested nine Greenpeace campaigners on Wednesday who blockaded BP's London headquarters with solar panels and oil barrels to mark the new boss's first day at the energy giant.

Britain to ban new petrol and hybrid cars from 2035

Britain to ban new petrol and hybrid cars from 2035

Britain will ban the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars from 2035, five years earlier than planned

Britain and EU sketch out conflicting visions of post-Brexit trade

Britain and EU sketch out conflicting visions of post-Brexit trade

The European Union and Britain unveiled competing concepts for their future trade relations on Monday, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson pushing back on EU insistence ...

Britain awakes to Brexit as London and EU gear up for tough talks

Britain awakes to Brexit as London and EU gear up for tough talks

The division that defined the run-up to Britain's departure from the European Union was still evident in the country's media on Saturday, with talk turning to the future relationship with the bloc.

Last train to Europe: all aboard the Eurostar as Britain bids goodbye

Last train to Europe: all aboard the Eurostar as Britain bids goodbye

On the last train to Europe before Britain left the EU on Friday evening, passengers leaving London expressed sorrow, optimism and anger, reflecting the emotions of a nation conflicted ahead its great leap into the unknown.

Trump, Johnson talk telecoms security ahead of Huawei decision

Trump, Johnson talk telecoms security ahead of Huawei decision

Prime Minister Boris Johnson discussed telecoms security with US President Donald Trump as he prepares to announce if Britain will use China's Huawei in its 5G networks, officials said Saturday.

UK steps up checks on flights from China virus centre

UK steps up checks on flights from China virus centre

Britain on Wednesday enhanced monitoring of flights from the central China city at the heart of a new SARS-like virus that has killed nine people and spread to the United States.