Shares in the British confectioner Cadburys have hit a record high due to expectations that Kraft will raise its bid for the company.
The world’s fastest computed tomography scanner has been installed at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, Great Britain. It can examine an entire
The people of Cumbria in northwestern England have begun returning to their homes and businesses after a weekend of storms and floods. The owners of
Parts of the north west of England devastated by floods are bracing themselves for yet more rain.
Forecasters predict Cumbria, the county hardest
People in the northwest of England are counting the cost of the devastation to their homes after record rainfalls caused widespread flooding
Rescue services have recovered the body of a police officer who disappeared into a swollen river after a bridge collapsed. As north west England was
RAF helicopters have been involved in overnight rescue operations after torrential rain lashed towns in the north west of England.
As many as 200
Catherine Ashton has had little foreign affairs experience. She was appointed a member of the British parliament’s upper house, the House of Lords
With only six months to go before a general election in the UK, today’s Queen’s Speech has been viewed as the most political in 12 years
The Queen’s speech has unofficially signalled the start of the UK’s election campaign.
Gordon Brown set out his policy for the last ever time
The British Prime Minister chose the traditional setting of London’s Guildhall and the Lord Mayor’s Banquet to outline a proposed strategy for
London’s Trafalgar Square is playing host to an art installation designed to show damage caused by deforestation and climate change.
Police hunting Britain’s most wanted serial rapist say they have charged a man.
For more than a decade detectives in London have been tracking the
Britain has been battered by its worst storm this year, with 150-kilometre per hour winds and heavy rains.
The areas hit hardest were the south
Will it be blue skies or a bumpy ride as BA and Iberia join forces?
Their preliminary merger deal has got passengers, staff and analysts wondering
Britain’s government has pledged to tighten rules on immigration, as the issue gains political momentum ahead of a general election next year.
The UK has seen a spate of demonstrations over fears too many foreigners are moving in. ‘British jobs for British workers’ is a familiar slogan
Queen Elizabeth has led Britain’s Armistice Day ceremonies at Westminster Abbey in London. Hundreds of veterans joined her for the service, and
Dental elements such as crowns and bridges are made from well-known metals, polymers and ceramics but their dental wear properties are often poorly
Reporting a lower third-quarter pretax profit of 1.7 billion euros, Barclays credited strong investment banking returns.
Remembrance Sunday in Lashkar Gah. A chance to unite in tribute to the fallen.
For many Britons, last week’s murder of five UK soldiers by a rogue
The bodies of the five British soldiers killed by a rogue policeman in Afghanistan last week, have arrived in the UK. Six coffins landed at
Britain says it is preparing to fast track changes to its planning regulations to build a new generation of nuclear power plants.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s bid to impose a new tax on global financial transactions has been rejected by the United States at the G20
G20 finance ministers are to keep economic support measures in place, describing recovery as “uneven.”
Rich and developing countries, meeting in