The world’s highest-earning telecoms operator Vodafone has sold its 3.2 percent stake in China Mobile for just over five billion euros. That’s nearly
Prominent Barclay’s investment banker Robert Diamond will be the bank’s next CEO, according to an official statement. Massachussetts born Diamond has
The chairman of Europe’s biggest bank is stepping down to become Britain’s next trade minister. After 18 years at HSBC, Stephen Green will take up a
Getting around London has been a struggle for millions of commuters as striking Underground workers virtually crippled the tube network.
Commuters in London face a struggle getting to work this morning, as workers on the underground rail system stage the first of a series of
Rare colour film has been released to mark the 70th anniversary of the WW2 bombing of London – the Blitz. On 7th September 1940, Hitler sent waves of
British Airways and Iberia, who will have fully merged by the end of this year when they will become the International Airlines Group, are already
David Cameron and his wife presented Baby Florence Rose Endellion Cameron to the press outside 10 Downing Street.
BP has said the cost of dealing with its oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico had risen to eight billion dollars (6.23 billion euros) and it continues to
Shoe lovers around the world – slip into your stilettos and stride off to Selfridges, the London department store, for the exhibition of a lifetime
The main question facing Labour after its election fiasco of last May was who would take over from Gordon Brown and lead the party in opposition.
A defence of the Iraq war, an attack on Gordon Brown and a hint of alcohol dependence. These are among the insights offered by Tony Blair’s memoirs
British consumer confidence unexpectedly improved in August, but the survey’s compilers said that merely reversed a large drop in July.
They were hailed as musical pioneers of their respective times. George Frideric Handel and Jimi Hendrix also lived under the same roof in London
Parades in the streets of West London for the second day of Notting Hill Carnival.
The Notting Hill Carnival is the biggest street carnival in Europe.
Pakistan’s cricketers emerged from their London hotel ahead of a crushing defeat to England at Lord’s cricket ground. But the result was arguably the
The mysterious death of a British intelligence expert at his flat in central London has reportedly led to a major row between the police and
Violence has flared in the northern English city of Bradford at a right-wing rally.
Bottles, stones and a smoke bomb were all thrown as riot
The first photos of British Prime Minister David Cameron’s newborn baby daughter have been released.
Florence Rose Endellion was born last
Britain’s economy grew faster than originally thought in the second quarter of the year.
The Office for National Statistics says GDP grew by 1.2
A woman has been filmed dumping a cat into a bin by a private CCTV camera. The video has been posted on Youtube by the owners of the cat and has
The UK government, the police and the Catholic church colluded to protect a priest suspected of involvement in a 1972 bombing in Northern Ireland –
Britain faces the risk of sliding back into recession and the central bank’s growth forecast for this year and next may be too optimistic according
HSBC is in talks to buy up to 70 percent of South Africa’s Nedbank, the country’s fourth-largest lender.
The seller is Anglo-South African insurer
Winston Churchill called it Britain’s “finest hour” – and it came to be seen as a turning point in World War II.
70 years on, the Battle of Britain