LONDON (Reuters) – When more than 100,000 flag-waving, cheering royal fans gather for the wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle next month, British police will be treating every one as a potential terrorist, prankster or royal obsessive. Barriers to stop vehicle attacks, armed patrols, and airport-style security will be among the measures employed in
BERLIN (Reuters) – Chancellor Philip Hammond told a German newspaper that it would be a “catastrophe” for the situation in Ireland if Britain and the European Union failed to find a solution during talks on Brexit. Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, leaves 11 Downing Street, in central London, Britain March 21, 2018. REUTERS/Toby
JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s Labour Party said on Tuesday it had suspended relations with Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the Labour party, accusing him of sanctioning anti-Semitism and showing hostility towards Israeli policies. Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain’s Labour Party, speaks at the launch of their local election campaign, in London, April 9, 2018.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s Labour Party said on Tuesday it had suspended relations with Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain’s Labour party, accusing him of sanctioning anti-Semitism and showing hostility towards Israeli policies. Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain’s Labour Party, speaks at the launch of their local election campaign, in London, April 9, 2018.
BELFAST/DUBLIN (Reuters) – The leaders who brokered a peace deal for Northern Ireland in 1998 marked its 20th anniversary on Tuesday by warning that a hardening political divide and Britain’s exit from the EU were creating new dangers for the region. Gerry Adams speaks at an event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Good
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is expected to secure a handful of unexplained wealth orders (UWOs) in the next few months as the authorities step up their efforts to target “dirty money” that flows through the country, a senior police officer said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: A view of the London skyline shows the City of
LONDON (Reuters) – A new director of Britain’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has been selected and is expected to take up the position later this year, the government’s chief legal adviser said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: A sign is displayed in an unmarked Serious Fraud Office vehicle parked outside a building, in Mayfair, central London
SALISBURY, England (Reuters) – Yulia Skripal has left hospital more than five weeks after she and her father, a former Russian spy, were poisoned with a nerve agent in an attack that has sparked one of the biggest crises in the West’s relations with the Kremlin since the Cold War. An undated photograph shows Yulia
LONDON (Reuters) – The Bank of England should not delay raising interest rates again, one of its top policymakers said, pointing to the possibility of faster pay rises and the recent strong pick-up in the world economy. Ian McCafferty, a member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee poses for a photograph at the
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Fans of Britain’s royal family eagerly awaiting Prince Harry’s wedding to American actress Meghan Markle next month can read about the couple’s romance in a colourful comic book. Harry, Queen Elizabeth’s grandson and fifth in line to the throne, will tie the knot with Markle on May 19 at Windsor Castle,
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A jawbone fossil found on a rocky English beach belongs to one of the biggest marine animals on record, a type of seagoing reptile called an ichthyosaur that scientists estimated at up to 85 feet (26 meters) long – approaching the size of a blue whale. Shonisaurus, a giant ichthyosaur is pictured
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned along with her father, ex-spy Sergei Skripal, in Britain, is to seek political asylum, Russia’s RIA news agency reported on Monday, citing a relative. Cameramen capture documents on video after a briefing, attended by representatives of the Russian Prosecutor General’s Office and dedicated to investigations and proceedings,
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry and his fiancée Meghan Markle have asked that anyone who wants to send them a present to mark their wedding next month make a donation to charity instead, his office said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle watch a performance by a Welsh
LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – The number of Britons becoming citizens of another EU country more than doubled in 2016, data showed, and more than quadrupled in Germany in a development Berlin put down to Brexit. FILE PHOTO: A British passport is pictured in front of an European Union flag in this photo illustration taken in Brussels,
LONDON (Reuters) – British house prices rose by a stronger-than-expected 2.7 percent in the first three months of 2018 after the weakest increase in nearly five years in the three months to February, figures from mortgage lender Halifax showed on Monday. FILE IMAGE: A double rainbow is seen above a row of terrace houses in