A UK-wide inquiry has been launched after more than 400 people are said to have died at a hospital due to poor care.
The deaths were recorded
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has rejected a proposal for a minimum alcohol price as a way of combatting excessive drinking.
In line with
Prudential, Britain’s second-largest insurer, publishes its yearly results on Thursday. Prudential has suffered from falling share prices forcing it
A memorial service has been held in honour of two British soldiers shot by dissident republicans in Northern Ireland at the weekend.
Former Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern has said dissident Republican groups in Northern Ireland must not be underestimated.
Political leaders in Northern Ireland have condemned the overnight killing of a police officer in the province. It is the second deadly attack in as
A police officer has been shot dead in Northern Ireland, the third killing in as many days, raising fears of a return to sectarian violence in the
Is this a Shakespeare that we see before us? Experts certainly seem to think so, saying the 400 year old portrait of the English playwright is the
British business minister Peter Mandleson is not a politician to trifle with, but an environmental protestor caught the minister with some soup on
The Young Victoria – a film about Queen Victoria’s early years with Prince Albert – has had its world premiere in London. The Duchess of York, Sarah
The Scottish government is cracking down on cut-price alcohol sales in a bid to combat drink-related health problems.
It plans to become the first
The Irish superstars U2 marked the release of their first album in more than four years with a rooftop concert in central London in front of
On Monday HSBC, Europe’s biggest bank, publishes its 2008 results. Following big losses by other UK banks, investors want to know how HSBC is coping
A Roman Catholic bishop who caused uproar by denying the scale of the Holocaust has reportedly apologized over his remarks. Bishop Richard
Internet fraud is so widespread that British cabinet minister, Jack Straw, set up a special crime squad to tackle it. But know he has become a victim
UK postal workers have denounced plans to sell off part of the publicly-owned Royal Mail. Unions claim the move will mean job losses in a service
The British mobile phone company Vodafone has confirmed that it plans to lay off about 500 people in the UK. That is around five percent of its
He is the first Guantanamo Bay inmate to be freed since US President Barack Obama came to power.
But, as Binyam Mohamed returned to the United
Vivienne Westwood went back to school for her Red Label collection at London Fashion Week, clothing her St Trinians-esque models in versions of the
With ever more consciousness about the increasing amount of greenhouse gas released into the atmosphere, ordinary incandescent light-bulbs are being
The man who gave the world the theory of evolution by natural selection was born 200 years ago today.
Born in Shrewsbury, England in 1809, Charles
British financial regulator Sir James Crosby has resigned as deputy chairman of City Watchdog, the Financial Services Authority.
The move came