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Britain enters laser weapons race

Britain announced that it seeks developers of laser- and radio frequency-guided weapons to shoot down drones and other enemy threats, joining a global race for the new type of weapons....

Britain enters laser weapons race

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United Kingdom enters laser weapons race The United Kingdom announced that it seeks developers of laser- and radio frequency-guided weapons to shoot down drones and other enemy threats, joining a global race for the new type of weapons....
23:45, 2019-07-10

Another Joe Enters the Democratic Race for President Because the Democratic field of candidates running for president in 2020 isn’t crowded enough, former Rep. Joe Sestak of Pennsylvania has become the 24th person to jump into the race for the party’s nomination....
19:30, 2019-06-23

Housing minister Kit Malthouse enters race to be next UK PM: The Sun British Housing Minister Kit Malthouse has entered the race to replace Theresa May as the country's prime minister, the Sun newspaper reported late on Monday....
02:00, 2019-05-28

Michael Gove enters Conservative race to succeed Theresa May LONDON (AP) — British Environment Secretary Michael Gove has entered the crowded race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, who is stepping down as Conservative Party leader on June 7. Gove said Sunday that “I can confirm that I will be putting my name forward to be prime minister of this cou...
13:45, 2019-05-26

U.S. billionaire Steyer enters 2020 Democratic presidential race Billionaire Tom Steyer, who has pushed Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump and previously flirted with running for the White House, said on Tuesday he will now seek the Democratic nomination....
17:00, 2019-07-09

Democrat Cal Cunningham enters North Carolina Senate race RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former state senator tells The Associated Press he’s running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican incumbent Thom Tillis. Democrat Cal Cunningham had been campaigning for lieutenant governor in North Carolina, but he announced Monday he’s switching 2020 races...
12:30, 2019-06-17

Ex-House of Commons leader Leadsom enters race to be next British PM: media Former House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom will enter the race to be leader of UK's Conservative party and replace Theresa May as prime minister, British media reported on Saturday, citing a confirmation from Leadsom....
01:15, 2019-05-26

Mark Harper enters leadership race - with attack on 'failed' rivals Former Conservative chief whip Mark Harper has become the 12th Tory MP to enter the race to become the next prime minister - telling Sky News that many of his rivals have already "failed" on Brexit....
04:15, 2019-05-31

UPDATE 2-U.S. refiner Phillips 66 enters offshore oil export race -document, source U.S. oil refiner Phillips 66 is proposing a deepwater crude export terminal off the U.S. Gulf Coast, challenging at least eight other projects aiming to send U.S. shale oil to world markets, according to a memo and a source who asked not to be named....
19:30, 2019-06-19

U.S. billionaire Steyer, fierce Trump foe, enters Democratic White House race Billionaire Tom Steyer, who has pushed Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump and previously flirted with running for the White House, said on Tuesday he will now seek the Democratic nomination....
22:30, 2019-07-09

Mark Harper enters UK prime minister race to replace Theresa May: Telegraph Britain's Mark Harper has become the 12th Conservative Party member of parliament to enter the leadership race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, the Telegraph reported on Thursday....
01:15, 2019-05-31

Billionaire anti-Trump activist Tom Steyer enters 2020 race with pledge to spend $100 million Billionaire activist Tom Steyer said Tuesday that he will run for president in 2020, entering the crowded Democratic field late in the race with a pledge to focus on climate change and reforming the political system....
01:30, 2019-07-10

Conservative leadership race enters final stretch with Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt set to take part in final hustings The contest between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will enter its final furlong this evening as the pair take part in the final hustings of the Conservative leadership race....
19:00, 2019-07-17

Boris Johnson gets boost in race to become Britain's new PM Boris Johnson got a boost in his campaign to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former rivals and EU supporter Matt Hancock backed him saying he was almost certain to win the contest....
15:15, 2019-06-17

Autocar drives Britain's 'biggest, best and most bonkers race' C1 event was by far the biggest motor race ever held in Britain Take (almost) 100 identical Citroën C1 city cars and race all day and all of the night. We joined in You’d think that 100 racing cars – one for every 60 metres of track – would just make for one enormous traffic jam.  But if those ca...
17:30, 2019-05-21

Brexit campaigner Johnson far ahead in race to lead Britain; Sajid Javed eliminated Boris Johnson, a former foreign secretary who helped lead the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign, continued his progress towards the top job on Thursday when he trounced his rivals again in the race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May....
15:15, 2019-06-20

Authorities seize thousands of weapons and explosives in international weapons trafficking bust Federal agents in Miami arrested more than two dozen suspects and seized more 5,300 firearms and explosives in an international weapons trafficking ring that stretched to South America, officials said Friday. ...
02:00, 2019-06-29

What to know about laser treatment for scars Laser treatment can help reduce the appearance, pain, and itching of scar tissue. In this article, learn about the procedure of laser treatment and the risks and considerations....
22:30, 2019-07-16

The reason Britain rolls out the red carpet for Trump? It’s what Britain does | Nesrine Malik I have bad news for the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. It is entirely British to welcome problematic alliesThis time it’s a full-blown state visit, rather than the brief smash and grab when Donald Trump insulted Theresa May, beefed with Sadiq Khan, and triggered a domestic mini-culture war because of ...
22:30, 2019-06-02

This $26 Laser Distance Measure Does the Math For You Only luddites use tape measures anymore. This laser distance measurer takes instant distance readings of up to 196', and includes several built-in area calculation functions, in case you’re a little rusty on your middle school geometry. Get it for just $26 with promo code ORE2WOFO....
06:15, 2019-05-22

FAA saw spike in Tucson laser incidents in May TUCSON — So far in 2019, there have been 33 reported incidents of lasers pointed at aircraft in Tucson. “There was a really big spike in the number of incidents in May,” said FAA spokesman Ian Gregor. “In fact, I think there were as many laser incidents in May as there were in the previous fou...
22:30, 2019-07-10

This Is One of the Best Brother Laser Printer Deals We've Ever Seen Unless you really need to print in color, Brother makes some of the only printers worth buying, and their small office-friendly DCPL2550DW is on sale for by far the best price ever today....
23:30, 2019-05-23

The Pentagon has a laser that identifies people by their heartbeat Biometric identification has become part of everyday life. We've got facial recognition in airports, cars that can be unlocked just by looking at them, technology that detects a person's unique way of walking, and of course the ubiquitous fingerprint......
19:30, 2019-06-27

China says laser report 'not consistent with the facts' China's defense ministry says a report that Australian navy helicopter pilots were targeted with lasers, apparently coming from Chinese fishing boats, was "not consistent with the facts."...
14:00, 2019-05-30

The Pentagon Has a Device That Can Use a Laser to Identify Someone Based On Their Heartbeat Walking around the world anonymously is becoming increasingly more difficult as surveillance tech is developed to identify us by our faces, our gait, and now, our heartbeat.Read more......
13:00, 2019-06-29

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23:45, 2019-06-20

The Pentagon’s new heartbeat detection laser could save us from our surveillance horror The Pentagon last week unveiled a long-range laser device capable of detecting a person’s unique heart-signature. It was designed to thwart terrorism, but could lead to the Holy Grail of civilian surveillance: an ethical, non-invasive method of conducting biometric identification from afar. Science ...
22:15, 2019-07-05

Watch: Orioles ballgirl fields laser during loss to Giants A ballgirl showed impressive poise in fielding a foul ball laser during the San Francisco Giants' win against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards....
15:15, 2019-06-03

HP Unveils New Laser Printers for India Meant for Mobile-First Workspaces HP on Wednesday introduced three new series of laser printers in India, promising to deliver high print speeds compatible with easy mobile printing features including Wi-Fi Direct....
17:45, 2019-06-12

Navy arms destroyers with new high-powered laser, changes war tactics If swarms of enemy small attack boats armed with guns and explosives approached a Navy ship, alongside missile-armed drones and helicopters closing into strike range, ship commanders would instantly begin weighing defensive options - to include interceptor missiles, electronic warfare, deck-mounted ...
15:30, 2019-07-08

NASA just strapped a frickin’ laser beam to its Mars 2020 rover We’re still about a year away from the launch of the Mars 2020 mission, but NASA’s shiny new rover is rapidly taking shape already. The rover, which is far more advanced than any machine NASA has ever sent to the Red Planet, just received what NASA calls a “Super Instrument” ...
11:30, 2019-07-04

China's Trade Frontman Points, With Laser, to Bright Side of U.S. Tensions Vice Premier Liu He said external pressure serves China’s long-term interests, providing rare insight into how he frames the high-stakes tussle between the world’s two biggest economies....
22:45, 2019-06-13

Scientists turn to 'laser accurate' model to test Stonehenge acoustics Salford team explores sound qualities of ancient Wiltshire monument using 1:12 replica based on data from scansA diminutive model of Stonehenge could help crack the acoustic secrets of the ancient site, according to scientists who have built a version of the megaliths at a 12th of their size.The tea...
21:30, 2019-07-11

Pentagon seeks laser-armed space drones to attack enemy ICBMs Laser-armed drones operating in space may soon sense, track, target and ultimately incinerate enemy Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles flying above the earth’s atmosphere....
15:45, 2019-06-17

Twins' Byron Buxton Throws An Absolute Laser To Make A 300-Foot Double Play Look Easy It’s already been well established on this site that Twins outfielder Byron Buxton is fast as hell when it comes to running the bases. But what hasn’t been talked about enough is that he’s also one of the best fielders in baseball with one of the best arms on one of the best teams in baseball right ...
04:45, 2019-06-03

Rivals race to catch Boris Johnson as UK Tory race narrows LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative Party is set to kick one more candidate out of the contest to become the country’s next prime minister, as rivals scramble to catch front-runner Boris Johnson. The five-strong field will be narrowed in elimination votes by Tory lawmakers Wednesday and...
12:15, 2019-06-19

This 24 Hours of Lemons race team built a replica of Mario Andretti’s first race car, a 1948 Hudson. This 24 Hours of Lemons race team built a replica of Mario Andretti’s first race car, a 1948 Hudson. I am amazed at the deep cut of automotive history this team chose as its theme, and wish the drivers the best of luck. It will be a joy to watch this thing motoring about at NJMP this weekend. Maybe ...
04:15, 2019-06-09

Mississippi flood enters month 4, no end in sight In month four of an epic flood in Mississippi's Delta region, residents still struggle to save their homes and some farmers realize they won't plant an acre this year. (May 29)        ...
06:45, 2019-05-30

| Sudan 'civil disobedience' campaign enters day two A nationwide civil disobedience campaign by Sudanese protesters entered a second day on Monday, as the authorities released three prominent rebels detained after a crackdown that left dozens dead....
02:45, 2019-06-11

Theresa May hunkers down as premiership enters its end stage British Prime Minister Theresa May is hunkered down with close allies as she considers whether to give in to relentless pressure to resign, or fight on to save her Brexit plan and her premiership....
11:30, 2019-05-23

WPLJ enters radio silence after 48 years Imagine there’s no WPLJ. After 48 years, beloved radio station WPLJ/95.5 FM entered radio silence Friday. The last song broadcast from the top of Madison Square Garden was John Lennon’s “Imagine,” released in 1971, the same year the station went on the air. DJ Mike Allan also spun a WPLJ tribute son...
03:45, 2019-06-01

Former UK Brexit minister Raab enters battle to be next PM Former Brexit Minister Dominic Raab became the sixth candidate to enter the contest to replace Theresa May as prime minister on Saturday, vowing to fight for a fairer deal on Brexit....
01:15, 2019-05-26

MLB’s approach to gambling enters the Twilight Zone As Rod Serling said, “Submitted for your approval”: It has become science fiction, the “Twilight Zone” episode in which William Shatner sees that hideous hobgoblin on the wing trying to burn the airplane out of the sky. But only he and we can see it. Those in charge can’t. Last week, ESPN staff writ...
14:30, 2019-06-23

| 'El Chapo' enters US supermax prison in Colorado Fallen Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was locked at the ADX federal maximum security prison in the US state of Colorado, where he will spend the rest of his days....
00:00, 2019-07-21

Bear enters Montana home, settles in for nap in closet MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say a black bear somehow locked itself inside a Montana home and then nestled onto a closet shelf that wasn’t too hard, wasn’t too soft, but just right for a nap. Missoula County sheriff’s officials say the bear just yawned when deputies knocked o...
22:15, 2019-06-21

Tom Brady enters the NFL quarterback beer-chugging contest Tom Brady can chug with the best of them, too. The Patriots quarterback took some time off from trying to answer for his “Tom Terrific” trademark attempt to celebrate his sixth Super Bowl win with the rest of his teammates on Thursday, enjoying a ring ceremony at owner Robert Kraft’...
22:00, 2019-06-07

Former jail deputy enters plea in death of inmate CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky jail deputy charged with manslaughter in the death of an inmate has pleaded guilty to a lesser count. News outlets report former deputy Alicia Beller of Putnam, West Virginia, entered the plea Friday in Boyd County to wanton endangerment. The agreement call...
01:30, 2019-05-27

McKinsey, a secretive consulting powerhouse, enters the spotlight McKinsey, a private consulting firm, has built itself into one of the most influential entities in the world. It works with many of the largest companies worldwide, and its alumni help run some of the most powerful companies....
14:30, 2019-06-05

Argentine presidential candidate enters hospital for tests The Argentine politician chosen by former President Cristina Fernández to be their party's presidential candidate has checked himself into a hospital to undergo tests for a persistent cough....
07:45, 2019-06-04

Jays phenom Guerrero Jr. enters Home Run Derby Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is looking forward to Major League Baseball's all-star break. Not for the potential money he could earn, but to showcase his skills as a slugger....
05:00, 2019-07-01

iRobot enters the classroom with acquisition of Root Robotics iRobot, the company behind the Roomba, is about to do more than vacuum your house, mop your floors and mow the lawn. Today the company announced that it's acquired Root Robotics, and it will add the Root educational coding robot to its lineup....
22:15, 2019-06-20

Anders Lee is unhappy as Islanders saga enters next phase VANCOUVER, British Columbia — It might have seemed like a deadline for some, but it never was for the Islanders or Anders Lee. So the first-year captain is going into the week-long “courting period” — beginning Sunday — with the his agent able to speak to other teams. If no deal with the Islanders g...
14:30, 2019-06-23

VW enters partnership with Swedish battery maker Northvolt The Swedish start-up has announced the German automaker will invest heavily in two new battery plants. The factories, located in Sweden and Germany, are intended to compete with Tesla and Asian suppliers....
20:30, 2019-06-12

My son finally enters single digits – we just have to survive his party As we battle public transport, tents and bunting, the hottest day of the year turns into one of life’s happiestAn earlier, more miserable, version of this column started by saying that my son’s birthday fell on the hottest day of the year. This is true, and, in many ways, provided for a decidedly su...
14:15, 2019-07-14

Kim Dotcom enters final fight to avoid extradition to US New Zealand's top court has begun hearing Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom's appeal against extradition to the US. Dotcom faces charges of copyright infringement and racketeering if his extradition goes through....
10:00, 2019-06-10

Uber's European rival Bolt enters London market, again Estonia's Bolt, which until early 2019 was called Taxify, will on Tuesday re-enter the competitive London taxi market, promising cheaper rides to passengers and a better cut to drivers than its bigger global rival Uber Technologies Inc....
04:15, 2019-06-11

John Wick enters the Matrix in this kick-ass retro trailer If John Wick: Chapter 3 proved anything, it’s that they should never stop making John Wick movies because they only get better and crazier with each new installment. With that exponential trajectory in mind, YouTuber Journey’s End cut a together a potential trailer for John Wick: Chapter 6, which fi...
22:15, 2019-05-24

Mo Salah enters stormy waters with his support for Egyptian teammate A shadow of sexual harassment allegations against a home player Amr Warda, has marred the start of the Africa Cup of NationsBeyond the sideshows there came a moment that briefly reminded those present what they are meant to be here for. Mohamed Salah’s relationship with the crowd inside Cairo Intern...
11:00, 2019-06-30

"Not Venomous": Man Saves Injured Snake After It Enters School In Indore Income-Tax officer Sher Singh on Saturday rescued a snake from the premises of a school in Indore. The workers of the school had beaten it and had poured pesticide on the reptile....
09:45, 2019-06-02

CVS enters home dialysis care with clinical trial of new system CVS Health said on Wednesday it will start a clinical trial of its new home dialysis system this week, setting it up to compete directly with the two largest operators of U.S. dialysis centers, Fresenius Medical Care AG and DaVita Inc....
14:45, 2019-07-17

INS Kochi Enters Seychelles' Port Victoria For Operational Turnaround INS Kochi, an indigenous stealth Destroyer, operating in Southern Indian Ocean Region, entered the port of Victoria in Seychelles on Thursday for an Operational Turnaround....
04:30, 2019-06-28

Elephant Enters Farm, Kills Man In Chhattisgarh's Jashpur District A wild elephant attacked and killed a villager in Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district, the fifth such death reported from the area in just over a month, a forest department official said Friday....
13:45, 2019-06-07

Black bear enters Montana home, finds shelf that’s just right for a nap MISSOULA, Mont. — Authorities say a black bear somehow locked itself inside a Montana home and then nestled onto a closet shelf that wasn’t too hard, wasn’t too soft, but just right for a nap. Missoula County sheriff’s officials say the bear just yawned when deputies knocked on the...
07:15, 2019-06-22

U.S. Crude Oil Enters Bear Market Due to Global-Growth Fears The U.S. oil price sank into a bear market, falling more than 20% below its April peak, as the global-growth worries gripping financial markets were compounded by fears of a supply glut....
22:45, 2019-06-05

CBOE Enters into Agreement with MSCI Inc. to List Index Options CHICAGO, IL, December 10, 2014 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it has entered into a licensing agreement with MSCI Inc., a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, to offer options trading on several MSCI indexes. Under the agreement, in the U.S., o...
13:45, 2019-05-22

Bear enters Montana home, cuddles up for a nap on closet shelf Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks assisted the Sheriff’s Office in tranquilizing the black bear, and it was relocated unharmed.        ...
07:15, 2019-06-22

Canada enters FIFA Women’s World Cup round of 16 after beating New Zealand 2-0 Canada is now unbeaten in 10 games in 2019 (7-0-3), tied for its second-longest such streak. For New Zealand, in its fifth World Cup, the wait for a first tournament win continues....
08:30, 2019-06-16

Ozzie Guillen now enters Todd Frazier-Adam Eaton feud: ‘Nobody liked you’ The origins of the Great Todd Frazier-Adam Eaton Feud are still a mystery, but Tuesday night gave some insight to what started it all. Former Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen, who figures to still have an idea of what’s going on in the clubhouse as an NBC Sports Chicago analyst, weighed...
05:45, 2019-05-22

Penn State enters NCAA lacrosse Final Four as unlikely overwhelming favorite Penn State had never won an NCAA tournament game, but the Nittany Lions are now the overwhelming favorite to win the lacrosse title.        ...
18:45, 2019-05-24

British Steel enters insolvency after rescue talks with government fail Steelmaker directly employs 5,000 people and thousands more in the supply chainWhat went wrong at British Steel?British Steel has entered insolvency, putting 5,000 jobs directly at risk and endangering thousands more in the supply chain after talks with the UK government failed to reach an agreement...
14:30, 2019-05-22

Butter-fingered perp enters Dunkin’, drops gun in front of cops A bitter surprise was in store for this butter-fingered crook. Security footage obtained by The Post on Sunday shows a man stumbling into a Coney Island Dunkin’ and Baskin-Robbins and dropping a gun — right in front of a trio of NYPD officers who just happened to be in the fast food restaurant...
03:30, 2019-07-01

Puerto Rico oversight board enters agreement to address debt claims Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Sunday it has entered into an agreement with bondholders to provide "a framework for a plan of adjustment" to address $35 billion of claims against the U.S. territory....
03:15, 2019-06-17

Watch: Shane Lowry enters British Open's final day with four-shot lead Shane Lowry will enter the final day of the British Open with a sizable four-shot lead after shooting a course-record round of 63 Saturday at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland....
00:45, 2019-07-21

Chicken producer Perdue enters crowded plant-based meat market Perdue Foods, one of America's largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to address a growing demand for products combining meat and vegetables....
08:00, 2019-06-15

Tottenham fire: Dramatic warehouse blaze enters day two as flames spread to second building The battle to bring a dramatic warehouse blaze under control has entered its second day after it spread to a separate building which also went up in flames....
04:45, 2019-05-24

Ivanka Trump Enters North Korea With Father, Calls Short Walk "Surreal" Few Americans alive today have set foot inside North Korea, the isolated, nuclear-armed dictatorship sometimes called the Hermit Kingdom. On Sunday, Ivanka Trump became one of them, capping a......
10:45, 2019-07-01

UPDATE 2-Chicken producer Perdue enters crowded plant-based meat market Perdue Foods, one of America's largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to address a growing demand for products combining meat and vegetables....
02:30, 2019-06-15

CORRECTED-Tyson enters crowded plant-based meat market with blended proteins U.S. meat processor Tyson Foods Inc on Thursday launched its first vegetarian and mixed protein products as it joined a growing number of companies catering to rising demand for plant-based meat products....
15:30, 2019-06-13

John Calipari's son Brad enters transfer portal, could leave Kentucky, per report Kentucky coach John Calipari's son Brad has placed his name in the transfer portal, according to a report from 247Sports.        ...
20:45, 2019-05-30

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday. 11.7 million need humanitarian assistance and protection, and more than 5.6 million Syrians are living as refugees across the region....
14:32, 2019-05-21

The Bitter, the Sweet, and the Book: Beyoncé’s Seminal Work Enters the Literary Canon With The Lemonade Reader In the three years since Beyoncé seamlessly merged black feminism and pop culture with the release of Lemonade, much has been said—and written—about the impact of her semi-autobiographical visual album, which traced a direct lineage from ancient African religion and folklore to Gullah culture to New...
22:45, 2019-06-11

Courtroom gasps as New Zealand mosque massacre suspect smirks while lawyer enters not guilty plea The accused New Zealand mosque shooter prompted gasps from the audience attending a public court hearing Friday after he pleaded not guilty to the charges of terrorism, murder and attempted murder....
16:15, 2019-06-14

Navy F-35C may carry more weapons now that it's 'ready for war' As the F-35C becomes officially deemed “operational” and “ready for war," the Navy is adding weapons, sensors and software to the aircraft to expand its attack envelope --- and may even increase the F-35s ability to carry up to 6 air-to-air weapons in its internal weapons bay....
21:30, 2019-05-23

U.S. warns Assad against using chemical weapons The U.S. State Department warned the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria that its military operations were being closely watched, specifically concerning allegations that it used chemical weapons against rebels....
08:30, 2019-05-22

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
18:00, 2019-05-22

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
04:00, 2019-05-22

How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen A former senior State Department official sent to monitor the Saudi-led war in Yemen told us he saw firsthand how the Saudis failed to avoid civilian casualties — and how the U.S. chose to look the other way....
07:45, 2019-05-23

Wisconsin man says he illegally shipped weapons to Australia MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin man has pleaded guilty to illegally shipping guns to an Australian weapons dealer using a crate with a secret compartment to fool customs officials. The Journal Sentinel reports that Andy Huebschmann, of New Holstein, admitted in federal court to sending the Australian d...
19:45, 2019-06-30

China slams $2.2B U.S. weapons sales to Taiwan China is condemning a recent U.S. decision to sell $2.2 billion worth of weapons to Taiwan, saying the "reckless" policy tampers with Chinese sovereignty....
00:30, 2019-07-10

Can Chinese weapons contribute to peace in Africa? China's military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China's military strategy in Africa also has a few other objectives, experts say....
01:15, 2019-07-15

Pentagon to send $250M in weapons to Ukraine The Department of Defense plans to send $250 million in military equipment to Ukraine to assist in building up the country's military capabilities as it continues to counter Russian-backed forces in its eastern provinces....
00:30, 2019-06-20

The government is serious about creating mind-controlled weapons DARPA, the Department of Defense's research arm, is paying scientists to invent ways to instantly read soldiers' minds using tools like genetic engineering of the human brain, nanotechnology and infrared beams....
15:15, 2019-05-29

Destruction of chemical weapons to begin in Kentucky RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — The destruction of chemical weapons stored in Kentucky since the 1940s is set to begin. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that destruction of chemical agents including mustard, sarin and VX will begin in June after decades of planning and preparations. The weapons are stored a...
17:00, 2019-05-28

| New Zealanders give up weapons after mosque killings Dozens of New Zealanders have handed in their firearms as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks....
19:15, 2019-07-13

Gun Owners In New Zealand Give Up Weapons After Mosque Killings Dozens of New Zealanders handed in their firearms today as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque......
11:01, 2019-07-13

Non-nuclear states discuss weapons proliferation in Sweden Diplomats from 16 countries have convened in Stockholm to focus on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Their aim is to prevent the spread of atomic weapons, calling it "a danger to world peace."...
01:30, 2019-06-12

UAE denies ownership of weapons found in Libya: statement The United Arab Emirates denied ownership of weapons found in Libya, a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said on Tuesday....
22:30, 2019-07-02

Germany exports weapons to Saudi-led alliance in 2019 The German government has given the green light for arms shipments worth over €1 billion so far this year to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. The approval comes despite export restrictions being in place....
15:01, 2019-06-16

Italian police seize weapons, Nazi paraphernalia from three men Italian police have seized "an arsenal of military weapons" and Nazi paraphernalia from three men, one a former political candidate for an extreme right party....
07:15, 2019-07-16

Democrats rebuff GOP push for low-yield nuclear weapons House Democrats are rebuffing attempts by Republicans to authorize funding for so-called low-yield nuclear weapons that the Trump administration says are key to deterring Russia....
02:30, 2019-06-13

Chemical weapons destruction resumes at Colorado plant PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Army has resumed destruction of obsolete chemical weapons in southern Colorado after a shutdown prompted by liquid hazardous waste seeping from a storage tank. Officials say the work resumed Wednesday when another tank was returned to service. The cause of the seep is under ...
02:15, 2019-06-14

Dozens of New Zealand gun owners turn over weapons for cash Dozens of Christchurch gun owners handed over their weapons in exchange for cash in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New Zealand after the government outlawed many types of semi-automatics...
07:15, 2019-07-13

China, Russia and the US are all racing to produce hypersonic weapons Countries are racing to make hypersonic weapons, which fly at over five times the speed of sound. The technology could raise instability around the world...
17:00, 2019-07-06

Iran silent on reports of US cyberattack on weapons systems Iran warned the US against 'wrong behaviors' but made no mention of reports that Iranian military computers were the target of a cyberattack.        ...
19:00, 2019-06-23

US warns Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack Washington has told Syria that it will "respond quickly and appropriately" to any chemical weapons use. The threat comes as a fragile ceasefire in rebel-held Idlib risks unraveling....
11:30, 2019-05-22

Erdogan Says He Will Meet With Trump to Resolve Weapons Disagreement The Turkish president, holding a rare meeting with international journalists, also said that he would accept the results of Istanbul’s mayoral election....
19:15, 2019-06-20

U.S. Yet to Find Evidence of New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Officials appeared to edge away from the urgency of an earlier State Department announcement that warned of new chemical attacks by the Syrian government....
03:15, 2019-05-23

Future fighter jets will use AI-enabled weapons and sensors The Navy is currently analyzing air frames, targeting systems, AI-enabled sensors, new weapons and engine technologies to engineer a new 6th-Generation fighter to fly alongside the F-35 and ultimately replace the F/A-18....
18:30, 2019-07-19

US Approves Potential $2.2 Billion Weapons Sale To Taiwan The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2 billion in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon said on Monday....
12:15, 2019-07-09

No Sanctions On Turkey "Right Now" Over Russian Weapons Purchase: Trump US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was not considering economic sanctions "right now" on Turkey after its major weapons purchase from Russia....
07:00, 2019-07-19

Wit And Charm Are Powerful Weapons In Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2 While I was playing Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2’s demo at E3 last week, I was feeling pretty smug about bluffing my way through a problem. Then, the developer holding the controller hit the wrong button, and a fight broke out regardless....
02:00, 2019-06-21

Autonomous weapons that kill must be banned, insists UN chief UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead with their work to restrict the development of lethal autonomous weapons systems, or LAWS, as they are also known....
18:15, 2019-05-21

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap between wealthy and low-income public schools....
02:45, 2019-05-29

NKorea floats idea of lifting weapons test freeze North Korea says it is rethinking whether to abide by its moratorium on nuclear and missile tests and other steps aimed at improving ties with the US. The statement blames upcoming regular US-South Korean military drills. (July 16)        ...
14:30, 2019-07-16

French weapons sales to Saudi jumped 50 percent last year France's weapons sales to Saudi Arabia rose 50 pct in 2018 despite the government calling for an end to the "dirty war" in Yemen, figures released on Tuesday showed....
13:30, 2019-06-04

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter program....
23:30, 2019-06-07

Liberty Defense uses 3D radar imaging and AI to detect concealed weapons To address gun crime, Liberty Defense is bringing to market radar imaging technology that leverages AI and deep learning to identify concealed weapons.Read More...
13:15, 2019-06-19

US says there are signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, and warned that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly and appropriately" if this were proven....
07:45, 2019-05-22

Italian arrests linked to neo-fascists after stash of weapons uncovered Police detain three including man who stood as candidate for Forza Nuova party in 2001Police in northern Italy have detained three men, including one linked to a neo-fascist Italian political party, after uncovering a huge stash of automatic weapons, material featuring Nazi symbols and a three-metre...
04:00, 2019-07-16

Biden education plan would boost teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap between wealthy and low-income public schools....
00:30, 2019-05-29

Falling rocks can explode so hard that only nuclear weapons beat them If big rocks fall far enough they can explode with more energy than any non-nuclear bomb – and the ensuing shockwave can snap large trees half a kilometre away...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Iran Slams US After Donald Trump Nuclear Weapons Comment Iran hit out at the United States on Monday for "causing tensions" after President Donald Trump said his government was not seeking regime change and that he would welcome talks with Tehran....
03:45, 2019-05-28

Fears US weapons are falling into the 'wrong hands' during chaotic Yemeni war As the smoke settles in the Gulf of Oman following an attack on two Japanese-operated oil tankers – which has speculation swirling around Tehran’s involvement – there is growing alarm over an escalation of tensions between Iran and its arch-nemesis Saudi Arabia inside Yemen, with U.S. weaponry in th...
16:15, 2019-06-14

Touring Karts brings an eccentric mix of weapons and drinks to VR racing Touring Karts will feature 22 separate tracks, 45 power-ups, and 30 different karts for PlayStation VR, Windows Mixed Reality, Oculus, and Vive platforms.Read More...
05:45, 2019-06-24

Iran cleric: Tehran enriching uranium, but not for nuclear weapons Senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Movahedi Kermani said Friday the Iranian government will keep moving away from the 2015 nuclear deal, enriching uranium at levels that have already exceeded the limit allowed by the pact....
21:15, 2019-07-05

New Air Force facility to protect weapons systems from cyber threats The Air Force's newest cyber defense facility at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, part of the branch's Cyber Resiliency Office for Weapons Systems program, is designed for learning about current and emerging cyber threats....
04:30, 2019-07-16

U.S. Plans More Than $2 Billion in Weapons Sales to Taiwan, Angering Beijing The U.S. is planning a new effort to help the Taiwanese government upgrade its military by allowing Taipei to buy billions of dollars’ worth of weapons systems, possibly including more than 100 tanks—a move that has already drawn criticism from Beijing....
07:15, 2019-06-07

U.S. says all North Korea's weapons of mass destruction violate U.N. resolutions North Korea's entire weapons of mass destruction program violates U.N. Security Council resolutions, the U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday, when asked about recent missile launches by Pyongyang....
22:30, 2019-05-28

Italian police find huge stash of weapons during far-right investigation An investigation into far-right extremist groups in Italy led to the police finding an air-to-air missile, machine guns and rocket launchers. The huge weapons haul was almost without precedent, authorities said....
06:45, 2019-07-16

Exclusive: New chemical weapons team to launch first Syria investigations A new team established by the global chemical weapons watchdog to attribute blame for the use of banned munitions in Syria will investigate nine alleged attacks during the country's civil war, including in the town of Douma, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters....
21:30, 2019-07-10

Iran can sink U.S. warships with 'secret weapons', military official says Iran can sink U.S. warships sent to the Gulf region using missiles and "secret weapons", a senior Iranian military official was quoted as saying by the semi-official news agency Mizan on Saturday....
09:30, 2019-05-25

Swedish fund AP2 ditches tobacco and nuclear weapons investments Sweden's AP2, one of the country's five main national pension funds, will no longer invest in tobacco and nuclear weapons-linked stocks, in a move it said on Tuesday deepened its commitment to......
13:00, 2019-06-04

Man freed in ‘doppleganger’ case now facing weapons, drug charges KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and drug charges. Federal prosecutors say Richard Jones is charged in a five-count indictment returned Wednesday by a grand jury. He is charged with posse...
02:15, 2019-05-25

Naturalized U.S. citizen charged with becoming ISIS sniper and weapons instructor A 42-year-old Brooklyn, New York man has been charged with providing and attempting to provide material support – including training, services and personnel – to ISIS in Syria, the Department of Justice announced Friday after unsealing a criminal complaint in Brooklyn federal court....
21:30, 2019-07-19

Virginia Beach police zero in on shooter's weapons cache and job background Virginia Beach Police are honing in on the suspect in the shooting that killed 12 people at the Virginia Beach municipal center on Friday, examining both his background as a city employee as well as his collection of weaponry. ...
01:15, 2019-06-02

Iran Leader Says Has No Intention To Make Or Use Nuclear Weapons: Japan Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
19:15, 2019-06-13

Trump says not disturbed that North Korea has 'fired off some small weapons' U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed concerns about recent missile launches from North Korea and said he was confident that the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, would keep promises that he had made....
01:15, 2019-05-26

U.S. lawmakers to push back against Trump on Saudi weapons sales Members of the U.S. Congress, including some of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats, are preparing legislation seeking to block his plan for $8 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan, congressional aides and lawmakers said on Tuesda...
03:00, 2019-06-05

McConnell, Military Mark Start Of Chemical Weapons Removal RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says deadly chemical weapons held for decades in central Kentucky will soon be sent to “the ash heap of history.” McConnell, military leaders and Gov. Matt Bevin were in Richmond on Wednesday to ceremonially mark the beginning o...
20:30, 2019-05-29

House rejects Saudi weapons sales; Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives backed resolutions on Wednesday to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, sending them to the White House, where President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
02:15, 2019-07-18

World’s Oldest Stone Tools and Weapons Found in Ethiopia Researchers have unearthed some deliberately sharpened tools that date from over 2.5 million years ago. These artifacts are changing our understanding of the invention of tools and showing that our ancestors may have used a variety of basic technologies.  ...
20:15, 2019-06-04

Trump brushes off North Korea's launch of 'some small weapons' President says recent missile tests bother some people, but not him, and praises regime for calling Joe Biden ‘a fool of low IQ’Donald Trump has dismissed concerns about North Korea’s recent missile tests, calling them “small weapons”, a day after his national security adviser said there was no doub...
12:00, 2019-05-26

New Zealanders hand over 10,000-plus guns and weapons parts in buy-back scheme New Zealanders have handed over more than 10,000 guns, weapons parts and accessories in the first week of a buy-back scheme prompted by the country's worst peacetime mass shooting, police figures released on Sunday show....
12:15, 2019-07-21

UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley arrested on DWI, marijuana, weapons charges UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley was accused of driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, terroristic threat and unlawful carrying of a weapon.       ...
04:30, 2019-06-09

U.S. House rejects Saudi weapons sales; Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives backed resolutions on Wednesday to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, sending them to the White House, where President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
04:30, 2019-07-18

Germany records significant drop in weapons exports in 2018 The annual Weapons Export Report registered a 23% drop compared with 2017 according to media sources. The government says the decrease is a sign of Germany's "restrictive and responsible weapons export policy."...
22:45, 2019-06-13

U.S. says signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the State Department said on Tuesday, warning that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly and appropriately" if this were proven....
04:00, 2019-05-22

US House rejects Saudi weapons sales, Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives passed three resolutions on Wednesday, which would block the sale of precision-guided munitions and related equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
05:00, 2019-07-18

Trump administration may use loophole to sell Saudi Arabia weapons The Trump administration is reportedly considering using a legislative loophole to sell billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia without congressional approval. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other senior officials are pushing a plan in which President Trump would utilize a provision...
03:45, 2019-05-24

US is preparing big weapons sale to Taiwan in a challenge to China amid trade war The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion dollars worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war between the world's two biggest economies escalates....
22:30, 2019-06-05

"North Korea Mass Destruction Weapons Program Violates UN Resolution": US The US State Department said Tuesday that North Korea's overall program of weapons of mass destruction violated UN resolutions, after President Donald Trump brushed off recent missile launches....
08:15, 2019-05-29

Turin, Italy, police seize missile, weapons cache from far-right 'extremists' A police task force in Turin, Italy, seized an air-to-air missile along with dozens of other weapons during raids on far-right extremists, law enforcement officials said Monday....
23:45, 2019-07-15

Man held in David Ortiz shooting charged with drug, weapons offenses A man being held in the Dominican Republic in connection with the shooting and serious wounding of retired Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was charged in New Jersey on Thursday with drug and weapons violations in an unrelated case, the U.S. Justice Department said....
00:00, 2019-06-21

US Nuclear Weapons Location In Europe Accidentally Revealed By NATO Body A recently released - and subsequently deleted - document published by a NATO-affiliated body has sparked headlines in Europe with an apparent confirmation of a long-held open secret: U.S. nuclear......
08:45, 2019-07-17

Biden's education plan pledges to 'defeat' the NRA, support assault weapons ban Former Vice President Joe Biden pledged on Tuesday to "defeat the National Rifle Association (NRA)" as part of his 2020 campaign promise to fight for school safety....
04:45, 2019-05-29

Illegal immigrant charged in 3 DUI deaths now also facing weapons counts, authorities say An illegal immigrant from Mexico, charged with being drunk and crashing his vehicle into a mobile home in California last month, killing a couple and their 10-year-old son, now also faces federal weapons charges, authorities said....
11:15, 2019-06-14

Chemical Weapons Destruction Begins At Blue Grass Army Depot RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials with the Blue Grass Army Depot confirmed Wednesday the successful destruction of the first mustard agent-filled munition at the facility in Madison County. More than 500 tons of chemical weapons have been idling at the depot, stored in rockets and missiles, si...
04:00, 2019-06-13

NZ launches gun 'buy-back' scheme for weapons banned after Christchurch mosque attacks New Zealand's government on Thursday launched a multimillion-dollar, six-month "buy-back" scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned semi-automatic weapons prohibited in the wake of deadly attacks on two mosques in the Southern city of Christchurch....
04:45, 2019-06-20

Trump defies Congress, completes $8B weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
23:15, 2019-05-25

Trump administration used loophole to sell $7B worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia The Trump administration used an emergency loophole in an arms control export law to kickstart $7 billion of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo notified Congress of the decision on Friday. The move bypasses normal congressional review of arms sales, according to AP. Pompeo cited...
00:15, 2019-05-26

Trump administration considering new weapons sales to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections If Trump approves the weapons sale to the Saudis – potentially billions of dollars in U.S.-made arms – it would spark a fierce backlash from lawmakers in both parties.        ...
13:30, 2019-05-24

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other officials are pushing for the enacting of an emergency provision which would give President Trump the power to stop...
08:15, 2019-05-24

Iran building new crossing on Syria border that would let it smuggle weapons, oil, experts say New satellite images indicate Iran is building a border crossing at the Syrian-Iraqi border, which would open up a coveted land route from Iran to Lebanon, according to Western intelligence sources....
05:30, 2019-05-24

Naval weapons base near quakes' epicenter closed for safety inspections As Southern California dealt with the impact of Friday evening’s magnitude-7.1 earthquake, an important U.S. Navy facility near the quake’s epicenter was still dealing with the impact of Thursday’s 6.4 temblor in the area....
13:15, 2019-07-06

House orders Pentagon to reveal whether it turned ticks into biological weapons House lawmakers passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) last week that ordered the Pentagon to reveal whether the U.S. military made ticks into biological weapons.  ...
11:00, 2019-07-17

Wounded by Chemical Weapons in Iraq, Veterans Fight a Lonely Battle for Help Annette Nellis and three other airmen came forward with health issues years after they were exposed to chemicals during a training exercise. When will the military provide the recognition they were promised?...
22:45, 2019-06-27

Italian police detain 3 men, seize missile, weapons, Nazi memorabilia Three men were detained in northern Italy after police uncovered a stash of automatic weapons, a missile and material featuring Nazi symbols, officials said Monday....
16:30, 2019-07-16

German biathlon ex-coach fights to get weapons back after extremism accusation Andreas Stitzl had his gun license revoked after German authorities strongly suspected he was part of the far-right Reichsbürger movement. The former biathlon coach has denied the claim and is demanding his guns back....
21:30, 2019-07-10

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make sarin gas — a nerve agent repeatedly used in Syria's devastating war....
19:45, 2019-06-27

As nuclear weapons risk escalates, debate grows about 'vintage' US arsenal The threat of nuclear weapons being deployed is now at its highest point since the conclusion the World War ll, a top United Nations security expert cautioned this week, calling the matter an “urgent” one that requires global attention....
23:15, 2019-05-23

North Korea floats idea of lifting weapons test moratorium The Foreign Ministry’s statement appears aimed at applying more pressure on the U.S. as the two countries attempt to resume nuclear diplomacy.        ...
13:15, 2019-07-16

Domestic violence call leads to weapons stash bust in Queens Cops uncovered a stash of weapons — including an Uzi submachine gun — from a Queens home when they responded to a domestic violence call this week, police said. Officers were responding to a domestic assault at 39-year-old Gabriel Smith’s Jamaica home at 97th Avenue near 147th Place on W...
09:45, 2019-06-02

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to sell over $2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, testing China - sources The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war between the world's two biggest economies escalates....
23:00, 2019-06-05

Dracula’s Balls: Weapons of Hyper-Violence Used by Vlad III Discovered Under Bulgarian Fortress Archaeologists excavating at the medieval Bulgarian ‘Zishtova Fortress’ have unearthed  ‘stone cannonballs’ which are thought to have been used by Vlad III [Tepes], the historical inspiration for Bram Stokers fictional vampire, Dracula. ...
02:15, 2019-06-09

Trump wants to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia. Congress must stop him | Mohamad Bazzi The administration wants to sell $8bn of weapons to Saudi Arabia and UAE – and prop up a morally indefensible warOn the Friday before Memorial Day, when few Americans were paying attention, the Trump administration announced that it would circumvent Congress and sell $8bn in new weapons to Saudi Ara...
09:00, 2019-06-08

Republicans in Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to avoid Congressional review....
22:45, 2019-06-12

Exclusive: U.S. pursues sale of over $2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, sources say, angering China The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, sparking anger from Beijing which is already involved in an escalating trade war with Washington....
10:45, 2019-06-06

North Korea's Weapons Program Fuels Tokyo's Trade Spat With Seoul A damning accusation underpins a trade dispute between Japan and South Korea: Chemicals and equipment bought by South Korean companies from Japan may be helping North Korea build weapons of mass destruction....
15:15, 2019-07-10

Florida gun safety group wins Supreme Court review for assault weapons ban A group of gun control activists said Monday it's collected enough petition signatures in Florida to force a review by the state Supreme Court for a proposed ballot initiative that would ban the sale of assault weapons....
02:45, 2019-06-11

Exclusive: U.S. pursues sale of over $2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, sources say, in test for China The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war between the world's two biggest economies escalates....
08:45, 2019-06-06

Parents of Las Vegas massacre victim sue gunmakers over bump-stock-ready weapons The parents of one of the 58 people slain in a 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting sued the makers and sellers of the assault-style rifles used in the attack, saying they knew the weapons could be jury-rigged to work similarly to illegal machine guns....
20:00, 2019-07-03

PCSD: Multiple weapons and explosives found in home where teen was fatally shot TUCSON- During the investigation into a shooting that left a 17-year-old male dead on the Northwest side. Investigators discovered various weapons and homemade pipe bombs inside a home. On Friday, June 7, Pima County Sheriff’s Department reported to a shooting near Camino De Oeste and Cortaro ...
08:00, 2019-06-12

New York man faces illegal weapons charges after killing 2 burglars in his home: report An upstate New York man was charged with felony possession of an illegal handgun after he fatally shot two people burglarizing his home Tuesday afternoon, police said....
13:30, 2019-05-29

Trump administration plans to sell new weapons to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections The new weapons sale – potentially worth billions of dollars – has sparked a fierce backlash from lawmakers who say it's an 'end-run' around Congress.        ...
20:30, 2019-05-24

This North Korea Nuclear Deal Would Halt New Weapons but Initially Keep Arsenal Intact An idea taking shape inside the Trump administration would amount to negotiating a nuclear freeze that essentially enshrines the status quo, tacitly accepting the North as a nuclear power....
04:45, 2019-07-01

Arrests, weapons seizures tied to German politician's killing as rally held Thousands of people turned out in Kassel to protest local politician Walter Lübcke's death, and right-wing extremism. Two men were arrested for supplying weapons to the suspect who confessed to the killing....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
00:45, 2019-05-25

Trump Officials Prepare to Bypass Congress to Sell Weapons to Gulf Nations The move would infuriate Democrats and Republicans in Congress, who are seeking to limit American military support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
01:15, 2019-05-24

EXCLUSIVE: Senator says report’s inclusion of U.S. nuclear weapons locations in Europe ‘not an accident’ The senator behind a NATO-affiliated report getting international attention stands by the initial decision to include locations of U.S. nuclear weapons....
22:00, 2019-07-17

Rikers guards linked to shooting outside strip club busted on weapons charges Two Rikers correction officers were thrown in Passaic County Jail on weapons possession charges Friday after they were linked to a non-fatal July 13 shooting outside a Paterson strip club. The arrest of Keith Hood, 29, of Staten Island, and Rasheim Williams, 26, of Brooklyn, was first reported in No...
07:30, 2019-07-20

The New Zealand government paid gun owners $288,000 for their weapons after semi-automatic ban in the wake of the Christchurch shootings TVNZ via AP New Zealand officials said the first of more than 250 planned gun buyback events was a success. The buyback events were launched after the government banned certain types of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch shootings. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. ...
04:45, 2019-07-14

Congress to scrutinize Trump administration's move to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia The Saudi arms sale will be front and center on Wednesday during a hearing before House Foreign Affairs Committee.        ...
13:15, 2019-06-12

Trump insists North Korea and Iran will cave on nuclear weapons through economic necessity TRUMP RETURNS READY TO DEAL: If there was a theme to President Trump’s four-day state visit to Japan, it’s that he’s ready to deal — with North Korea, Iran, China, and even Nancy Pelosi — but he insists he’s in no rush....
14:15, 2019-05-28

UPDATE 4-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
04:30, 2019-05-25

National Security Adviser John Bolton Accuses Iran of Seeking Nuclear Weapons (ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates) — President Donald Trump’s national security adviser warned Iran on Wednesday that any attacks in the Persian Gulf will draw a “very strong response” from the U.S., taking a hard-line approach with Tehran after his boss only two days earlier ...
00:00, 2019-05-30

UPDATE 3-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
01:15, 2019-05-25

Senate to vote on measures blocking Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual move highlights a growing rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's staunchly pro-Saudi policies.        ...
13:15, 2019-06-20

Despite Trump's stance, Bolton amps up accusations of Iran sabotage, desire for nuclear weapons John Bolton accused Iran of seeking nuclear weapons and said the regime was behind the alleged sabotage of four oil tankers off UAE coast.        ...
23:15, 2019-05-29

Iran warns Europe it 'will take next step' to enrich uranium to weapons-grade level if new deal isn't reached Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani warned Europeans nations Wednesday that Tehran will "take the next step" in increasing its uranium enrichment closer to weapons-grade levels this coming Sunday if they do not offer a new deal by then....
16:45, 2019-07-03

Iran has threatened to enrich uranium to weapons-grade levels within a week after violating the 2015 nuclear deal Reuters On top of announcing it's violated the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran on Monday threatened to enrich uranium to weapons-grade levels by July 7 if it does not receive sanctions relief. This came amid heightened military and economic tensions between the US and Iran, which came close to the brink o...
01:15, 2019-07-02

Retailers face a choice: Stop selling semiautomatic weapons or lose access to a tech giant’s software The change in policy by Salesforce shows how a company that is mostly unknown to the general public is trying to influence what U.S. retailers sell and alter the dynamics of a charged social issue....
20:15, 2019-05-30

In rare rebuke, Senate votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual rebuke by the GOP-run Senate highlights a rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's pro-Saudi policies.        ...
23:30, 2019-06-20

5 books not to miss: Jill Biden memoir 'Where the Light Enters,' 'The Bride Test' Helen Hoang charms with new romance "The Bride Test," Jill Biden releases her memoir "Where the Light Enters," and more can't-miss new releases.        ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

House votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia amid veto threat The vote highlights backlash against a weapons deal for $8.1 billion in bombs, precision-guided missiles and other weapons to the Saudis and its allies.        ...
10:01, 2019-07-18

A Chance For Diplomacy: The U.S. State Department Is Hoping President Trump Can Convince Queen Elizabeth To Stop Developing Nuclear Weapons In Her Attic The whole world is watching today as President Trump travels to the United Kingdom to meet with England’s Royal Family, and the stakes of this diplomatic visit have never been higher. The U.S. State Department is hoping that President Trump can convince Queen Elizabeth to stop developing nuclear wea...
01:15, 2019-06-04

|FromJamieOlivertoHSBC,Britain'sconsumercasualtylistgrows The past months have been brutal for the UK’s retail and consumer industries. Last week, TV celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s casual-dining chain was placed into protection from creditors....
15:15, 2019-05-26

Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, triggering a contest next month that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a cleaner break with the European Union....
13:30, 2019-05-24

The new face of Britain's £50 note Alan Turing, a crack code-breaker and visionary mathematician who was convicted under Victorian-era homophobic laws, will be the face of Britain's new £50 note....
19:15, 2019-07-15

Britain's new net zero emissions target becomes law Britain's new target to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 became law on Thursday, making it the first among the major G7 countries to set such a goal....
19:15, 2019-06-27

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, senior opposition officials and rebel sources said on Saturday....
19:45, 2019-05-25

US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons. The post US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless i...
11:00, 2019-05-29

Britanny, France's 'Little Britain'– in pictures Mark Neville’s Breton project began in June 2016, the day the UK voted to leave Europe. The images in his book Parade explore the region of north-west France where pigs outnumber people two to oneAn exhibition of Mark Neville’s prints is on show at the Stade de Roudourou, Brittany, France, until 31 ...
10:00, 2019-06-04

Boris Johnson Is Running for Britain's Top Job. Again. Former foreign minister and Brexit cheerleader Boris Johnson is working to appear more statesmanlike as he takes on Conservative rivals and his own reputation for unpredictable chaos....
17:15, 2019-06-07

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target Britain will toughen its climate targets and commit to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the government said late on Tuesday, becoming the first G7 nation to set such a goal....
00:45, 2019-06-12

Trump going to Britain, talks Brexit and more President Donald Trump is set to begin a state visit to the United Kingdom on Monday. He said he plans to meet with politicians who support Britain's exit from the European Union, and that there is an opportunity for a U.S.-British trade deal. (June 3)        ...
16:45, 2019-06-03

How Grenfell survivors came together - and how Britain failed them The strongest campaign group to emerge from the disaster is facing its most devastating challenge: government inaction. By Robert BoothAt sunset on a chill March evening beside Notting Hill Methodist church, survivors of the Grenfell Tower disaster gathered for a monthly ritual: a silent walk to rem...
14:15, 2019-06-11

UK Man Becomes First Convicted In Britain Of Making 3D-Printer Gun A 26-year-old man has become the first person in Britain to be convicted of making a firearm with a 3D printer that was capable of firing a lethal shot, police said on Wednesday....
23:45, 2019-06-19

China to Britain's Hunt: Don't use us in your leadership bid British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt should not use China in his campaign to become the next prime minister by "speaking unduly" about the country, its Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, after he criticized China's rights record....
12:15, 2019-07-11

Amazon to add over 2,000 jobs in Britain this year Amazon will add over 2,000 permanent jobs in Britain this year, taking the U.S. retail giant's UK workforce to more than 29,500, it said on Wednesday....
03:15, 2019-07-03

A day in the life of Britain's exotic car transporters Rare and expensive cars require bespoke expert care and attention for transportation Shifting expensive supercars is a risky business, and as we discover, not just from a financial point of view Lewis Grimshaw has learned the hard way that whoever takes a car off one of his firm’s transporters s...
09:15, 2019-06-16

How Britain's Conservatives will choose their next leader Britain's Conservative Party is holding a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, who stepped down from the party helm last week after failing to deliver Brexit....
14:30, 2019-06-13

UK Man Becomes First Convicted in Britain of Making 3D-Printed Gun A 26-year-old man has become the first person in Britain to be convicted of making a firearm with a 3D printer that was capable of firing a lethal shot, police said on Wednesday....
12:15, 2019-06-20

UK health minister say Britain needs to reset ties with U.S. Britain needs to reset its relationship with the United States following a diplomatic spat with Donald Trump, health minister Matt Hancock said on Wednesday, as he failed to give his full backing to the ambassador at the center of the row....
10:45, 2019-07-10

Britain says U.S. restrictions must factor in Huawei decision Britain cannot disregard U.S. restrictions on China's Huawei in deciding whether the equipment maker can participate in the roll-out of next generation 5G networks, British digital minister Jeremy Wright said on Thursday....
15:30, 2019-06-13

The diary of Britain’s most prolific executioner is up for auction An execution diary kept by Britain's most famous hangman is up at auction for $31,600. Albert Pierrepoint is responsible for the deaths of around 600 people during his 25-year career as an executioner in the mid-20th Century....
22:30, 2019-05-23

Britain should not become U.S. 'messengers' over Iran: Labour's Burgon Britain should not become the "messengers" for U.S. President Donald Trump over Iran's seizure of a UK-flagged tanker, Richard Burgon, justice spokesman for the opposition Labour Party, said on Sunday....
12:15, 2019-07-21

Britain Postpones Brexit Vote, Says Official The British government on Thursday postponed Theresa May's final Brexit showdown in parliament following an outcry over concessions that looked set to speed up the end of her tumultuous spell as......
19:15, 2019-05-23

| Top 6 contenders running to become Britain's prime minister The six contenders left in the race to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister are scrambling for votes in the second ballot of the 313 Conservative MPs....
14:45, 2019-06-18

Is the US nudging Britain into dangerous waters with Iran? The UK’s shipping looks vulnerable since it seized a tanker after a US requestA chain of events has been triggered that is increasingly exposing the UK diplomatically and militarily in the Gulf.The UK has put British shipping on maximum alert in the Gulf, just as the foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, ...
21:30, 2019-07-11

UK PM candidate Johnson: Britain must leave EU by Oct. 31 or pay the price Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, repeated his pledge on Tuesday that he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by Oct. 31, saying otherwise the government would face a catastrophic loss in trust....
23:30, 2019-06-18

Baseball hasn’t taken off in Britain, despite deep roots there The arrival of the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox in London for Major League Baseball’s first games in Europe this weekend is being treated as a festival of Americana, but baseball may in fact have started in England....
00:45, 2019-06-29

Need quick medical advice in Britain? Ask Alexa Britain's state-run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments such as migraines and flu via the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, aiming to help more patients at home and cut down on costs....
13:45, 2019-07-10

Veterans arrive for Britain's D-Day commemoration Some 300 World War II veterans arrived at Portsmouth Harbour on Wednesday, to take part in Britain's main D-Day ceremony.        ...
14:00, 2019-06-05

Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a BP-operated tanker through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday....
12:15, 2019-07-11

Rem Koolhaas video: 'I've seen Britain transformed for the better by Europe' The revered architect and theorist is on a mission to explain why being a part of Europe is good for the national interest - and lovers of coffeeI was present in Britain when it became part of the EU and I’ve lived in London for a very long time since, so I can say that I’ve really experienced the i...
20:00, 2019-05-21

Putin to Britain: Let's forget about the Skripal poisoning Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Britain's next prime minister would forget about the poisoning of a former double agent in England last year in order to improve battered ties....
19:15, 2019-06-06

| Britain's US ambassador resigns after Trump spat Britain's ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch said he was resigning after drawing Donald Trump's ire for calling the US president "inept" in leaked confidential cables to London....
18:45, 2019-07-10

Why Britain is losing its appetite for casual dining The collapse of Jamie Oliver's restaurants empire is merely the latest and most high-profile continuation of a trend that was established in the eating-out sector two years ago....
20:45, 2019-05-21

Britain will be considered but robust toward Iran: Hunt British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said London would respond in a considered but robust way to the seizure of a British tanker by Iranian guards, and warned that Tehran would be the biggest loser if freedom of navigation is restricted....
11:45, 2019-07-20

A third of wild bee and hoverfly species are in decline in Britain Concerns are rising about the loss of pollinators in Britain after analysis found that 33 per cent of bee and hoverfly species have declined since 1980...
04:00, 2019-05-22

Britain hit by torrential rain, flooding and thunderstorms Homes left without power and roads flooded in south-east after overnight delugeTorrential rain and thunderstorms have hit parts of the UK overnight as unsettled weather continued to cause disruption across the country.Homes were left without power and roads were flooded in parts of the south-east, w...
10:45, 2019-06-19

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is finally official, but only for EE customers in Britain We’ve known for months that UK carrier EE will be the first mobile operator in the world to launch OnePlus’s first 5G phone. And we’ve known it’ll all go down at some point in the second quarter of the year. Well, lo and behold, the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is already here — we...
16:00, 2019-05-22

Boris Johnson Is Likely to Be Britain’s Next Prime Minister. Who Is He? Boris Johnson is all but certain to become Britain’s next Prime Minister next month, following the resignation of Theresa May. The race to succeed May as leader of the ruling Conservative Party is ongoing, but Johnson is the clear frontrunner and has only one remaining opponent, Jeremy Hunt. T...
21:30, 2019-06-21

| Trump urges Britain to go for no-deal Brexit Britain should go for a no-deal Brexit with the EU and refuse to pay the agreed $50 billion divorce bill, US President Donald Trump told the UK's The Sunday Telegraph newspaper on the eve of a visit to London....
09:45, 2019-06-02

Britain's Saga links up with Goldman to tap over-50s savings Saga, the British tourism and insurance firm for the over-50s, said on Tuesday it ways teaming up with Goldman Sachs on savings products, as part of a drive to revive its bottom line after a profit warning in April....
09:00, 2019-06-11

How Brexit Broke Britain and Revealed a Country at War With Itself On a Friday evening in July 2012, 80,000 people gathered at the Olympic Stadium in East London to watch the opening ceremony of the 30th Olympiad. Some 27 million British people watched it on their televisions, and many more around the globe. Expectations were sky-high and tinged with skepticism. Ma...
13:15, 2019-06-06

Former spy boss says Britain having political nervous breakdown Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a former senior UK intelligence official said on Saturday....
23:15, 2019-07-06

No-deal Brexit would plunge Britain into a recession, says OBR Office for Budget Responsibility believes economy would shrink by 2% by end of 2020A no-deal Brexit would plunge Britain into a recession that would shrink the economy by 2% by the end of next year, according to the government’s independent forecasting body.The Office for Budget Responsibility said ...
12:30, 2019-07-18

Watching paint dry with Britain's road markers Hitex International is part of a £270m a-year industry Road markings are just paint that you slap on the road, right? Wrong. Very, very wrong, as we find out White lines, yellow lines, rumble strips… We take them for granted but the material they’re made from is designed to operate in some of the...
18:45, 2019-06-01

Britain to intensify fight against climate change LONDON (AP) — Britain’s prime minister has announced plans to eliminate the country’s net contribution to climate change by 2050. Theresa May said the plan will be put before Parliament Wednesday. She says this will be an amendment to the 2008 Climate Change Act that will intensify Brita...
13:00, 2019-06-12

How Britain's love affair with trains ran out of steam Britain has a love-hate relationship with its railways. The Victorians pioneered the country's modern rail system, which has inspired children's stories from Paddington Bear to Thomas the Tank Engine, and the beloved InterCity 125 train holds the world speed record for a passenger-carrying diesel....
18:01, 2019-07-16

Britain's BBC gets green light to enhance iPlayer Britain's media regulator has given the BBC provisional permission to change its popular iPlayer on-demand platform from a 30-day catch-up service to one where programs are available for 12 months or longer....
20:30, 2019-06-12

UK PM candidate Gove says better if Britain leaves EU with a deal Britain could survive a no-deal Brexit but it would be better to leave the European Union with an agreement, environment minister Michael Gove, who is running to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, said on Sunday....
22:00, 2019-05-26

Want to inherit Britain’s Brexit mess? A lot of candidates do. The already-crowded race for 10 Downing Street is only days old, but it’s shaping up to be a wild, unpredictable and hugely consequential contest for a country caught in the purgatory of an E.U. exit that never seems to end....
07:15, 2019-05-31

UK's Johnson says Britain should plan for no-deal Brexit Britain should be prepared to walk out of the European Union without a deal if it is to negotiate a suitable exit agreement, British lawmaker and prime minister hopeful Boris Johnson said on Friday....
16:45, 2019-05-24

Photos reveal the debauchery of Britain's elites In the early 1980s, at secretive night-time events around Oxford University and in grand country homes in Kent, Surrey and Buckinghamshire, carefully selected guests would descend in gowns and tuxedos to drink, eat, flirt, dance, kiss, date, fight, show-off, gossip and then drink some more. Before t...
06:45, 2019-07-05

Trump: We will no longer 'deal with' Britain's ambassador President Donald Trump said he will no longer "deal with" Britain's ambassador to the United States following a leak of documents revealed the diplomat had insulted the commander-in-chief and his administration....
12:30, 2019-07-09

How Britain can help you get away with stealing millions: a five-step guide Dirty money needs laundering if it’s to be of any use – and the UK is the best place in the world to do it. By Oliver BulloughKleptocrats, fraudsters and crooks steal hundreds of billions of pounds, dollars and euros from the rest of us every year, but that gives them a problem: how can they stop th...
16:30, 2019-07-05

We've been to a marvelous party: when gay Harlem met queer Britain Thirty years before Stonewall, in New York’s black Bohemia, a thriving, sometimes controversial cultural exchange occurredLong before the Stonewall rebellion, well before anyone ever dared fight for gay liberation or celebrate Pride, an LGBTQ identity could sometimes, just sometimes, act like a rema...
08:45, 2019-06-30

A Latter-day Lawrence of Arabia Shakes Up Britain’s Tories Rory Stewart, a dark-horse candidate for prime minister, has hijacked the contest with a goofy internet campaign — and an eloquent plea for compromise....
17:00, 2019-05-31

Britain's health service is not for sale, says defacto deputy PM Britain's defacto deputy prime minister, David Lidington, said on Wednesday the country's public health service would not be put "up for sale" in any trade negotiations with the United States after Brexit....
20:00, 2019-06-05

WRAPUP 2-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday....
10:45, 2019-07-11

Promoted | The Ford Fiesta ST: Britain’s Best Affordable Driver’s Car With a powerful engine and a sophisticated chassis, Ford’s compact hatchback has outclassed its rivals to win this important Autocar Award The verdict is in. At the recent Autocar Awards, we named the new Ford Fiesta ST as Britain’s Best Affordable Driver’s Car. It’s a car that we’ve loved since we...
00:45, 2019-06-21

Tennis royalty hands down tips to Britain's Next-Gen royals Almost a century has passed since Prince Albert – later crowned King George VI – turned up in his pristine white trousers and collared shirt to compete in the men’s doubles at Wimbledon....
01:30, 2019-07-05

Tina Brown: How Britain Lost the Plot Over Brexit When did Britain go out of its mind? As a transplant from London to New York, I’m often asked that question. Americans, watching the D-Day anniversary this week, find it hard to understand how the British ruling class so profoundly lost the plot since the 2016 vote to say FU to the E.U. Given ...
13:15, 2019-06-06

Chinese ambassador warns Britain over blocking Huawei - BBC China's ambassador to London warned the British government that if Huawei is blocked from developing 5G networks then it will hurt Chinese trade and investment relationship with the United Kingdom....
09:15, 2019-06-13

Break the cycle: Britain's oldest off-road club The Rough-Stuff Fellowship Archive relives a time when mangled wheels and treacherous mountaintops were no match for cycling enthusiastsOften described as the world’s oldest off-road cycling club, the Rough-Stuff Fellowship (RSF) was founded in 1955 by a group of hardy cyclists from northern England...
09:15, 2019-06-13

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON (AP) — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into force. From Friday, advertisements must not include “gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense.”...
17:45, 2019-06-14

Britain says three Iranian boats tried to block its ship in Gulf Three Iranian vessels attempted to block the passage of a ship, the British Heritage, through the Strait of Hormuz, but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday....
08:00, 2019-07-11

U.S.'s Bolton welcomes Britain's seizure of tanker with Iranian oil White House national security adviser John Bolton on Thursday welcomed Britain's seizure of an oil tanker loaded with Iranian oil bound for Syria, saying the United States and its allies will continue to prevent Syrian and Iranian governments "from profiting off this illicit trade."...
05:15, 2019-07-05

As Britain's PM, Johnson vows to launch review of 'sin taxes' Boris Johnson, frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, will launch a review into the so-called sin taxes on products high in salt, fat and sugar if he wins the contest for leader, he will say on Wednesday....
03:15, 2019-07-03

Archaeologists find ‘Britain’s Atlantis’ 8,000 years after it was ‘swallowed by the sea’ Britain’s very own ‘Atlantis’ has been found deep in the North Sea after scientists discovered what they believe to be two Stone Age settlements. Two stone artifacts that could be over 10,000 years old were recovered on the banks of a submerged ancient river – and this is the...
19:45, 2019-06-12

Vodafone launches 5G in Britain with unlimited data plans Vodafone switched on its 5G network in seven British cities on Wednesday, aiming to set itself apart in its home market from rival EE by offering unlimited data plans that include the high-speed service at no premium....
03:15, 2019-07-04

James Ruppert: Why Britain's motoring market is so diverse Just £2000 will net you a lovely Skoda Fabia from 2007 Who? What? Where? Buy? A survey offers a revealing insight into how we’re buying cars What motivates you to buy, how do you do it and how do you finance the whole thing? I’m always interested to find out – and, luckily, you’re always prepared...
09:15, 2019-06-18

Trump blasts Britain’s May, says she created a ‘mess’ with Brexit ​President Trump took aim at British Prime Minister Theresa May for her handling of Brexit, as well as the country’s ambassador to the US, who called the Trump administration “inept” and “dysfunctional.” “I have been very critical about the way the U.K. and Prime ...
23:01, 2019-07-08

Britain's 'Love Island' Tries to Bring Its Frenzy to America CBS is betting a U.S. version of the British reality dating show can captivate viewers in America as it has in the U.K., where it has become a surprising stirrer of national debate....
19:15, 2019-07-08

Britain's PM hopefuls battle over Brexit in bad-tempered debate Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, rivals to become Britain's next prime minister, clashed over who could be most trusted on Brexit on Tuesday in a sometimes bad-natured television debate just two weeks before one will be crowned....
00:30, 2019-07-10

The EU's Islamophobia is getting worse – Britain must fight this from within | Yasmin Qureshi The EU abets Aung San Suu Kyi and Viktor Orbán, while also failing to challenge China’s abuse of its Muslim populations The European elections last month were widely seen as a test of the EU’s resilience. Many were relieved that far-right parties did not do as well as feared. However, nationalism is...
17:00, 2019-06-17

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advances on Britain's top job Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advanced on the prize of Britain's top political job on Tuesday, winning 40 percent of votes in the second round of a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May....
20:45, 2019-06-18

Putin says Britain's May tough on Skripal poisoning case Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he wanted to improve ties with Britain after they were strained by the poisoning of a former Russian spy on British soil, but said Prime Minister Theresa May was taking a tough line on the issue....
12:45, 2019-06-29

Iran tanker detention by Britain was threatening act, minister says Britain's detention of an Iranian tanker last week was a threatening and incorrect action, Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday....
10:00, 2019-07-08

German sci-fi fans lap up dystopian tales of Brexit Britain Novelists compete with reality to describe how life in the UK could be about to changeThe scene is Europe, about 40 years from now. Climate change has turned the Netherlands into a swamp and Portugal into an economic powerhouse, thanks to wave-energy plants paid for by wealthy Brazilian investors.Ac...
22:45, 2019-06-30

| Britain's unbeaten Yafai defends WBA superfly crown Britain's undefeated Khalid Yafa defends the World Boxing Association super-flyweight title for the fifth time when he faces Dominican Norbelto Jimenez...
02:45, 2019-06-28

Britain says Iran must stop and reverse its nuclear activities Iran has broken the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal and must immediately stop and reverse its activities, a spokesman for Britain's Foreign Office said on Sunday....
16:30, 2019-07-07

Britain Must Leave EU By October 31 Or Pay The Price: Boris Johnson Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, repeated his pledge on Tuesday that he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by October 31, saying otherwise the......
05:30, 2019-06-19

US Formally Asks Britain To Extradite Julian Assange The U.S. Justice Department has formally asked Britain to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face charges that he conspired to hack U.S. government computers and......
02:00, 2019-06-12

Britain commits to goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday set a goal for the nation to reach net zero carbon emissions within about 30 years -- the first major economy in the world to set that kind of goal....
13:15, 2019-06-12

Britain No Longer Has Any Responsibility For Hong Kong, Says China Britain no longer has any responsibility for Hong Kong and needs to stop "gesticulating" about its former colony, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after the British government reiterated its......
00:00, 2019-07-02

Britain's Tesco says no timetable for 'finest' store launch Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, said it is considering a trial of an upmarket convenience store under the 'Tesco finest' banner but has not disclosed when or where a pilot will be launched....
16:00, 2019-06-19

Britain’s seizure of Iranian oil tanker won’t go ‘unanswered,’ officer says A top Iranian military official on Tuesday said that Britain’s seizure of an Iranian oil tanker last week “based on fabricated excuses” will not be “unanswered,” reports said....
15:30, 2019-07-09

Boeing to provide logistics for Britain's P-8A Poseidon in $23M deal Boeing was awarded a $23.3 million contract for logistics support on P-8A Poseidon aircraft sold to Britain's military, the U.S. Defense Department said....
01:01, 2019-07-13

Trump says Britain's Johnson would do 'great job' as prime minister U.S. President Trump said on Friday he was looking forward to working with Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, and believes Johnson will work out Brexit....
20:30, 2019-07-19

Trump, family arrive in Britain for state visit LONDON — President Donald Trump has arrived in the U.K. on the first leg of a trip that will include commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day during a ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery in France. The agenda for Trump’s weeklong journey is largely ceremonial: a state visit and an au...
11:30, 2019-06-03

Merkel: Britain will remain partner even if it is no longer EU member German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Britain would remain a partner even if it is no longer a member of the European Union in future, adding that work with British Prime Minister Theresa May's successor would depend on how he approaches the European Commission....
12:15, 2019-07-19

Britain's Hammond says election may not solve the Brexit deadlock A national election may not resolve Britain's Brexit impasse, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Thursday, adding that he wanted parliament to be able to resolve the issue itself under a successor to Prime Minister Theresa May....
10:15, 2019-05-30

Iran Seizes Two Tankers in Persian Gulf, Britain Says Britain’s foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, said that the Iranian authorities had seized “a British-flagged vessel and a Liberian-flagged vessel” in the Strait of Hormuz....
23:00, 2019-07-19

Britain Dealt Defeat at U.N. Over Its Control of Chagos Islands United Nations members voted 116 to 6 in support of a resolution demanding that Britain give Mauritius the Chagos Islands, home to an important American military base....
03:15, 2019-05-23

UN demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to demand that Britain end its “colonial administration” of the Chagos Archipelago, which includes the U.S. air base on Diego Garcia. It says Britain should return the islands to Mauritius within six months. The 193...
21:00, 2019-05-22

Britain has not made a decision on Huawei in 5G: security minister Britain has not made a final decision on whether to use technology from China's Huawei in its 5G network, security minister Ben Wallace said on Tuesday....
10:15, 2019-06-04

Meet Rose Garnett, the mastermind behind Britain’s best movies The head of BBC Films is worshipped by everyone from Rachel Weisz to Steve McQueen. How did an ex-heroin addict become the biggest hitmaker in British cinema?Once upon a time, movie moguls were cinema’s biggest mystery. Wreathed in cigar smoke and secrets, the puppet masters who ran the studios were...
17:30, 2019-05-21

Iran slams Britain for seizing tanker off Gibraltar A report by the Iranian government Wednesday said Britain violated international law this month when it captured the Grace 1 oil tanker, which was taken in international waters off the coast of Gibraltar....
00:45, 2019-07-18

Let's deepen economic ties, Britain's May tells Trump British Prime Minister Theresa May will call on U.S. President Donald Trump to deepen transatlantic economic cooperation on Tuesday, saying a bilateral trade deal could make their partnership "greater still"....
00:15, 2019-06-04

Britain is at its most delicate political moment in years. Now here comes Trump. His long-delayed state visit collides with the nadir, at least so far, of Britain’s long and tortuous withdrawal from the European Union. “He’ll say dreadful things about Brexit that will upset at least half the British population,” a former British ambassador to NATO said....
07:45, 2019-06-01

Britain to order ships with zero emission technology from 2025 Britain's government on Thursday said all new ships ordered from 2025 and aimed for its waters must be equipped with zero emission technology, as part of a new plan to cut maritime pollution....
08:00, 2019-07-12

Britain and Sweden agree to co-operate on fighter plans Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat co-operation over the next decade and opened the door to other potential partners in a move that could see the Scandinavian country join a planned next-generation UK fighter project....
16:45, 2019-07-19

This Death Star presidency is no ally for modern Britain The Kim Darroch affair is final proof that Trump’s America is increasingly at odds with the UK’s multicultural, democratic values and national interestKim Darroch is but the latest victim of Donald Trump’s Death Star presidency, which collides at random with people and countries, sparking destructio...
17:30, 2019-07-13

Britain may release tanker if Iran 'guarantees' oil isn't going to Syria The British foreign secretary said the Iranian tanker detailed near Gibraltar could be released in exchange for a guarantee that the oil would not be taken to Syria....
00:15, 2019-07-14

The Brexit divide: Britain's EU election earthquake – podcast A wave of support for populists and Greens has disrupted centrist parties across the EU. Daniel Boffey considers what it means for the bloc and Brexit. Plus: Julia Kollewe on the world’s first raspberry-picking robotNigel Farage’s Brexit party will be sending 29 MEPs to Brussels as, having come out ...
00:00, 2019-05-29

Britain to cut Huawei decision from telecoms review: sources Britain plans to publish the results of a long-awaited telecoms supply chain review next week without a decision on the use of equipment made by China's Huawei in future 5G networks, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
23:00, 2019-07-19

Britain's May tries to break Brexit deadlock with offer of 'new deal' Prime Minister Theresa May set out a "new deal" on Tuesday for Britain's departure from the European Union, offering sweeteners to parliament including the chance to vote on whether to hold a second referendum to try to break the impasse over Brexit....
23:45, 2019-05-21

Where do Britain's candidates for prime minister stand on Huawei? U.S. President Donald Trump is visiting Britain this week on a state visit and is likely to urge the government to decide against allowing Chinese company Huawei to take part in its 5G telecoms infrastructure....
15:30, 2019-06-03

Britain’s hedgehog population has fallen 66 per cent in 20 years Britain only has 58 wild mammal species to start with, and many have declined sharply in number since 1995 – with hedgehogs suffering a particularly severe fall...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Trump Calls on Britain to ‘Walk Away’ if E.U. Does Not Concede to Its Demands President Trump subverted diplomatic norms in a newspaper interview, also suggesting that the far-right populist Nigel Farage be sent in to negotiate....
04:45, 2019-06-02

Brexit, 10,000 BC: The untold story of how Britain first left Europe Megafloods, broken backstops and retreating ice sheets combine in a geological epic: the dramatic story of Britain's protracted original exit from Europe...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Britain's Big Four accountants could gain reprieve from audit reform Britain's business ministry will consult further on sweeping reforms of the audit market, it told Reuters, stopping short of legislation demanded by lawmakers....
21:30, 2019-05-21

Criticizing populism, Britain's May has Brexit advice for successor Prime Minister Theresa May launched a broadside against populism on Wednesday, using a valedictory speech to encourage her successor to embrace compromise to secure Britain's exit from the European Union....
21:15, 2019-07-17

Britain says deployment of warship to Gulf is to protect its interests Britain is sending its HMS Kent warship to the Gulf to protect its interests and ensure freedom of navigation after tensions with Iran, the Ministry of Defense (Mo) said on Wednesday, after earlier saying that the mission was routine....
21:15, 2019-07-17

Factbox: How will Britain's Conservative Party choose PM May's successor? Britain's Theresa May has said she will resign as Conservative Party leader on June 7, setting up a contest that will bring a new prime minister to power who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union....
22:00, 2019-06-04

Britain considering options to respond to Iran's seizure of tanker Britain is looking into a series of options to respond to Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker, junior defense minister Tobias Ellwood said on Sunday when asked whether London was considering putting sanctions on Tehran....
12:15, 2019-07-21

What caused Britain’s national nervous breakdown? | Tim Lott Between 2000 and the 2008 financial crash, tech’s brave new world unleashed changes that were meant to make us happierWhen did our country lose grip of its senses? Some will argue that we never had any in the first place, but others find a sharp contrast between the edgy, neurotic, angry, irrational...
12:15, 2019-07-16

Britain may not have made final decision on Huawei and 5G: Bolton says Britain may not have made a final decision on allowing China's Huawei a restricted role in building parts of its 5G network, U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton said on Thursday....
19:00, 2019-05-30

Trump tells Britain to 'walk away' if EU does not yield on Brexit U.S. President Donald Trump said Britain should refuse to pay a$50 billion European Union divorce bill and "walk away" from Brexit talks if Brussels does not give ground....
16:00, 2019-06-02

Britain will fail without coal – archive, 5 June 1956 5 June 1956: Investment in coal mining should be carried out on a massive scale argues the Organisation for European Economic Co-operation The OEEC has delighted Mr Aubrey Jones, the Minister of Fuel and Power, with its report on the future of fuel supplies in Europe (summarised on page 4). The mai...
13:30, 2019-06-05

U.S. President Trump meets Germany's Merkel in Britain U.S. President Donald Trump met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the English city of Portsmouth on Wednesday after marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
15:30, 2019-06-05

| WATCH: Is Boris Johnson Britain's Donald Trump? Donald Trump backed Boris Johnson to be the UK's next prime minister, which looks very likely to happen. With their shock of blond hair and populist politics, the two men are often likened. So is this the start of a very "special relationship"?...
22:45, 2019-07-19

WRAPUP-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday....
10:45, 2019-07-11

President Trump, Unloved in Britain, Still Tries to Play Kingmaker As if in an episode of “The Apprentice,” Mr. Trump evaluated the candidates vying to replace Theresa May as prime minister, as the candidates themselves competed for his favor....
16:45, 2019-06-05

Explainer: Can Britain's parliament stop a no-deal Brexit? Several of the contenders to replace Prime Minister Theresa May have said Britain should leave the European Union on Oct. 31, even if that means a no-deal Brexit....
18:15, 2019-05-28

Donald Trump wades into Britain's Brexit crisis U.S. President Donald Trump arrives in Britain on Monday on a state visit laden with diplomatic peril, having already humiliated outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May over Brexit and challenged her to be tougher in dealing with China's Huawei....
15:00, 2019-06-02

Dad says he will kill Britain’s worst female pedophile after her release A raging dad who fears his daughter was abused by Britain's worst female pedophile revealed he will kill her if he sees her after her shocking jail release....
23:00, 2019-07-12

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a tanker passing through the Strait of Hormuz but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, the British government said on Thursday, raising the stakes in a test of nerves between Tehran and the West....
16:00, 2019-07-11

Codebreaker Alan Turing Will Be on Britain’s New 50-Pound Currency LONDON — Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain’s new 50 pound note, the Bank of England announced Monday. Governor Mark Carney said Turing, who did ground-breaking work on computers and artificial intelligence, was “a giant on whose sh...
19:30, 2019-07-15

US President Donald Trump to visit Britain in stasis In London, US President Donald Trump will be met with wide-scale protests and a febrile political climate. Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May issued the invitation before her days in office were genuinely numbered....
03:45, 2019-06-03

Britain's Corbyn calls for general election or second referendum Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the British public should be asked again to give its verdict on Brexit, either through a general election or a second referendum....
05:30, 2019-05-27

| Britain urges Iran to free seized tanker Britain has urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a UK-flagged ship it said had been illegally seized in Omani waters in an "utterly unacceptable" gambit....
11:00, 2019-07-21

It's not just Warren Buffett who's bullish on post-Brexit Britain A majority of wealthy U.K.-based investors see an economic upside for the U.K. despite uncertainty surrounding its withdrawal from the EU, according to a new quarterly survey by UBS....
15:00, 2019-05-21

US 'launched cyber-attack on Iran weapons system' as Donald Trump backs away from conventional military strike in response to downing of drone US military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned US surveillance drone....
16:30, 2019-06-23

Britain will be ‘slapped in the face’ for seizure of Iranian tanker, cleric says Britain will soon to get “slapped in the face” for the capture of an Iranian supertanker last week, a cleric was quoted as saying Friday amid rising tensions between the two nations in the Gulf....
17:15, 2019-07-12

Britain replaces warship in Gulf, to maintain continuous presence Britain said on Friday it would deploy the destroyer HMS Duncan warship to the Gulf to replace HMS Montrose, maintaining a continuous presence there during a time of heightened tension in the region....
14:30, 2019-07-12

In latest blow to Britain's May, Leadsom resigns over new Brexit approach Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from British Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet on Wednesday, saying she could no longer support the government's approach after May's latest gambit to pass her Brexit deal backfired....
23:15, 2019-05-22

Britain's Fox says Conservative leadership shouldn't be rushed despite Johnson's lead The contest to choose a leader for Britain's governing Conservative Party should not be rushed even though Boris Johnson holds a clear lead, British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday....
20:45, 2019-06-18

US's National Security Advisor Wants Britain To Leave European Union The United States wants Britain to leave the European Union as it would strengthen the NATO military alliance and show respect for the result of 2016's referendum, U.S. National Security Advisor John......
04:45, 2019-06-01

Must Farm: Britain's Pompeii Reveals Burning Bronze Age Secrets Dubbed ‘Britain’s Pompeii,’ Must Farm is an amazingly well-preserved Bronze Age site in Cambridgeshire, England. The 3,000-year-old site has made international archaeology news headlines time and again for fantastic discoveries. Tools, housing, and even vitrified food have all been impeccably preser...
13:15, 2019-06-12

Britain sending destroyer to Gulf amid Iranian threats Iran on Friday demanded the British navy release an Iranian oil tanker seized last week off Gibraltar, accusing London of playing a “dangerous game” and threatening retribution, while Britain announced it was sending a destroyer to the Persian Gulf...
14:45, 2019-07-12

Trump administration 'uniquely dysfunctional', says Britain's ambassador to U.S.: newspaper Britain's ambassador to the United States described President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional", "clumsy" and "inept", the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported, citing a series of confidential memos....
13:15, 2019-07-07

Britain sends second warship to gulf amid tensions with Iran: Sky Britain is sending a second warship to the Gulf amid growing tensions with Iran after Royal Marines seized an Iranian tanker off the coast of Gibraltar last week, Sky News reported....
14:30, 2019-07-12

Britain's Hammond 'prepared to resign' over May's spending plans: ITV, citing PA British finance minister Philip Hammond is "prepared to resign" over Prime Minister Theresa May's legacy spending plans, ITV said on Tuesday, citing the Press Association....
07:01, 2019-06-18

Britain's Hunt says pursuing no-deal Brexit would be "political suicide" Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said it would be "political suicide" for Britain to pursue a no-deal Brexit, becoming the most senior figure vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May to rule it out and drawing a battle line with rival contenders....
14:45, 2019-05-28

Britain Vowed Big Changes After This Tower Burned. Why Are Thousands Stuck in Firetraps? Two years after the Grenfell inferno in London killed 72 people, hundreds of high-rise apartment buildings in England remain wrapped in flammable cladding — and safety rules are little changed....
11:15, 2019-05-29

Britain tells Canada and France to pull their weight on Ebola Britain's international development minister Rory Stewart called on France and Canada on Monday to offer more help in tackling the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo....
21:45, 2019-07-15

China criticizes Britain for 'shameless' comments on Hong Kong China on Wednesday denounced British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt as "shameless", saying it had made a diplomatic complaint to London after he warned of consequences if China neglected commitments made when it took back Hong Kong in 1997....
16:30, 2019-07-03

Britain to host critical UN climate crisis summit at end of 2020 Gathering aimed at keeping global heating close to 1.5C will be most significant since ParisThe UK is to host a critical global summit on the climate crisis at the end of 2020, at which the world’s 190 nations must commit to deep cuts in emissions.It will be the most significant UN climate summit si...
22:30, 2019-06-18

Britain confirms envoy to Iran summoned over oil tanker seizure Britain's Foreign Office confirmed on Thursday that its ambassador to Tehran had been summoned over the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar....
18:15, 2019-07-04

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West and Iran....
18:15, 2019-07-04

Iraq war veteran jailed for killing Britain’s Got Talent finalist Desmond Sylva given life term for stabbing girlfriend Simonne Kerr in fit of angerAn Iraq war veteran has been jailed for life for murdering a Britain’s Got Talent finalist by stabbing her more than 70 times in a violent rage.Desmond Sylva, 41, killed his on-off girlfriend Simonne Kerr, 31, at his f...
07:15, 2019-07-04

Britain's Hunt says pursuing no-deal Brexit 'political suicide' British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said it would be "political suicide" to pursue a no-deal Brexit through a general election, adding he would look for more time to secure a new Brexit deal if he replaced Prime Minister Theresa May....
10:45, 2019-05-28

Nick Nurse: the NBA champion coach who learned his trade in ... Britain? Before he coached the Raptors to an improbable NBA title, Nurse honed his craft in the British Basketball LeagueAs Nick Nurse went through some final preparations on Thursday night, a message came through on his phone from an old friend.“I get in touch before every game, mostly,” says Nigel Lloyd, o...
14:30, 2019-06-16

Alan Turing, Computing Pioneer, Will Be Honored on Britain’s £50 Note During his lifetime, the mathematician and computer pioneer’s reputation was overshadowed by a conviction under Britain’s Victorian laws against homosexuality, and his war work remained a secret until decades later....
17:30, 2019-07-15

UPDATE 1-Britain says U.S. action will play a role in Huawei decision Britain cannot disregard U.S. restrictions on China's Huawei in deciding whether the equipment maker can participate in the roll-out of next generation 5G networks, British digital minister Jeremy Wright said on Thursday....
15:30, 2019-06-13

Dinghy sailors close in on Great Britain circumnavigation record Duo are near finish line in attempt to be first to perform feat non-stop in tiny vesselThey have braved gale-force winds, dodged huge container ships and suffered vivid hallucinations prompted by sleep deprivation but two hardy adventurers are on the brink of becoming the first to circumnavigate Gre...
15:30, 2019-06-30

Britain closely monitoring events in Hong Kong: Hunt Britain will closely monitor events in Hong Kong and continue to press the Chinese government to respect the terms under which the former colony was handed over, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday....
17:15, 2019-06-30

Brexit Party leader Farage says PM May misjudged mood of Britain Nigel Farage, one of the faces of Britain's Brexit campaign, said Prime Minister Theresa May had misjudged the mood of the country, after she resigned on Friday....
13:30, 2019-05-24

Choking back tears, Britain's May says goodbye to Downing Street British Prime Minister Theresa May was barely able to finish her resignation speech on Friday, her voice breaking as she fought back tears when describing her "enduring gratitude to have had the opportunity to serve the country I love"....
13:30, 2019-05-24

Britain halts Amazon deal with Deliveroo over antitrust concerns Business regulators ordered Amazon Friday to stop investing in British food distributor Deliveroo due to "reasonable grounds" the integration amounts to a takeover....
21:15, 2019-07-05

Britain, France and Germany air fears over Iran nuclear deal Britain France and Germany say they fear the Iran nuclear deal is at risk of collapsing after the US pulled out of the agreement and reimposed sanctions which has seen escalating tensions in the Gulf....
02:30, 2019-07-15

Britain blames Iran for attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman Britain blamed Iran and its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on Friday for attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying no other state or non-state actor could have been responsible....
23:00, 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Peltz's Trian picks up 6% stake in Britain's Ferguson Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management LP has acquired a stake of about 6% in Ferguson Plc, calling the British plumbing products distributor an "attractive" investment that trades at a discount to peers in the United States....
09:15, 2019-06-13

Soho is Britain's unhealthiest place to live, study finds Great Torrington in Devon healthiest given factors such as pollution and fast food accessSoho is the unhealthiest place to live in Britain while the healthiest is a small market town in Devon, a study has concluded.The central London area had the greatest access to takeaways, pubs and off licenses, ...
07:30, 2019-07-01

Tobacco smugglers who fled Britain are jailed after two-year hunt Three tobacco smugglers who fled Britain while on bail for evading duty on 2.1 million cigarettes have been jailed after a two-year hunt traced them to Poland....
16:30, 2019-05-28

Rouhani says Britain to face 'consequences' for seizing Iranian tanker Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday Britain would face "consequences" over the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker, and said Iran's increase in uranium enrichment was for peaceful aims, the semi-official news agency Tasnim reported....
10:45, 2019-07-10

Johnson's domestic dispute fuels debate in Britain over his PM credentials Reports of a heated late-night row between Boris Johnson and his girlfriend sparked a debate on Sunday about whether it would hurt his campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and the front-runner's suitability for the job....
15:15, 2019-06-23

UPDATE 1-Equinor to decide on Britain's Rosebank oil and gas project by 2022 Equinor and its partners will make a final investment decision for Rosebank, one of the largest undeveloped oil and gas fields on the British continental shelf, by May 2022, the Norwegian major said on Tuesday....
12:30, 2019-06-04

The power switch: tracking Britain's record coal-free run Britain has set a new record for going without coal-powered energy, but how long will it last and when will we ditch the dirty fuel entirely?Britain is setting new records for going without coal-powered energy. In the latest milestone, it has gone for more than eight days without using coal to gener...
22:30, 2019-05-25

Britain broke the law on Saudi arms exports, court rules Britain's government broke the law by allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in Yemen's war, a court ruled on Thursday, after activists argued the weapons were likely operated in violation of human rights legislation....
13:30, 2019-06-20

Britain says Iran approached tanker in Omani waters: letter to U.N. Britain told the United Nations Security Council on Saturday that a British-flagged tanker seized by Iran was approached by Iranian forces when it was in Omani territorial waters and the action "constitutes illegal interference."...
03:15, 2019-07-21

Trumps sit down with Britain’s royals for lavish state banquet in London President Trump sat down with Britain’s long-reigning Queen Elizabeth II for a lavish state banquet at historic Buckingham Palace in London on Monday. The three-course affair got underway shortly before 9 p.m. local time there and capped off the first day of Trump’s visit to the country, a pomp-lade...
00:15, 2019-06-04

Sorry We Missed You review – Ken Loach's superb swipe at zero-hours Britain The I, Daniel Blake director raises his game yet further with this gut-wrenching tale of a delivery worker driven to the brinkDirector Ken Loach and screenwriter Paul Laverty have come storming back to Cannes with another tactlessly passionate bulletin from the heart of modern Britain, the land of z...
20:00, 2019-05-21

WRAPUP 8-Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, Britain said on Thursday....
00:15, 2019-07-12

Britain to launch new scheme to pay households for unused renewable power Britain will launch a new scheme to pay households producing energy from renewable sources, such as solar panels, for their surplus electricity, the government said on Sunday....
06:45, 2019-06-09

Royal Ascot: Tracking Britain's most famous family at the races Royal Ascot has long been a terrific place for spotting celebrities. During Hollywood's Golden Age, Elizabeth Taylor, Rita Hayworth and Sophia Loren traveled to Berkshire, England, for the horse races, and in recent years, Helen Mirren, Eddie Redmayne, and Mo Farah have done the same....
16:45, 2019-06-19

Britain broke law in allowing arms exports to Saudis: court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons had been used in violation of human rights statutes....
20:30, 2019-06-20

Britain's Queen Elizabeth tours Chelsea Flower Show Britain's Queen Elizabeth visited the Chelsea Flower Show on Monday, touring gardens including one designed by the Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of her grandson Prince William....
16:30, 2019-05-21

Donald Trump, the one person more of a political basket case than Britain Over three endless days, the US president was welcomed as grist to our dark satanic content mills It is finally over, then, the state visit during which US President Donald Trump treated Britain like a Moscow hotel mattress. God, we deserved it. The event served most tellingly as a vicious satire on...
21:45, 2019-06-05

Clean power to overtake fossil fuels in Britain in 2019 Britain, the birth place of coal power, is set this year to use more electricity from zero-carbon sources such as wind, solar and nuclear than from fossil fuel plants for the first time, the country's National Grid said on Friday....
06:30, 2019-06-21

Trump says Britain's health service not on table for trade talks U.S. President Donald Trump rowed back comments that Britain's health service could be involved in any future trade deal on Tuesday, after his remark that everything was on the table in talks sparked controversy in Britain....
00:45, 2019-06-05

Russia's Putin to Britain: let's turn page on Skripal incident Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped a new British prime minister would work toward improving bilateral relations, badly soured last year by the poisoning of a former Russian double agent in England that London blamed on Moscow....
15:45, 2019-06-06

Trump praises Britain’s Theresa May for handling of Brexit deal President Trump on Tuesday praised outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May’s handling of Brexit negotiations after criticizing her over the weekend for not putting more pressure on the European Union. At a joint news conference with May, Trump said the prime minister “teed up” ...
21:45, 2019-06-04

The Story Behind Cold War Steve’s TIME Cover on Brexit Britain For the cover of the June 17 international issue of TIME on what author Tina Brown calls “the nervous breakdown in Britain” we reached out to British collage artist Christopher Spencer, aka “Cold War Steve.” Spencer’s satirical artwork, published mainly on his @coldwar_...
17:30, 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Britain's national health service teams up with Amazon Britain's National Health Service is teaming up with Amazon to provide health information through the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, the government said https://www.gov.uk/government/news/nhs-health-information-available-through-amazon-s-alexa on Wednesday....
09:30, 2019-07-10

Britain Broke Law In Allowing Arms Exports To Saudis, Says UK Court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons......
22:00, 2019-06-20

Kim Darroch has resigned. Now Britain risks becoming a vassal of the US | Martin Kettle Donald Trump’s role in the Washington ambassador’s exit has driven a stake through the heart of the UK’s postwar self-imageThe chief of Britain’s Foreign Office does nothing casually. He is a past master at saying nothing unintended in public. So when the Foreign Office permanent secretary, Simon Mc...
14:45, 2019-07-11

Iran warns Britain of 'repercussions' following 'mean and wrong' seizure of oil tanker Iran’s president is warning Britain Wednesday that it will face “repercussions” over the “mean and wrong” seizure of one its supertankers last week that authorities believe was operating in violation of European Union sanctions....
21:15, 2019-07-10

Britain listens to the United States on Huawei, foreign minister says Britain takes careful notice of what the United States says on the risks of using Huawei in 5G networks and does not want to be overly dependent on a third country for certain technologies, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Monday....
14:30, 2019-06-03

Trump says Boris Johnson would fix Brexit as Britain’s prime minister President Trump on Friday lavished praise on Boris Johnson, the leading contender to replace Theresa May as Britain’s prime minister. “I like him. I like Boris Johnson. I spoke to him yesterday. I think he’s going to do a great job. I think we’re going to have a great relationship,” Trump said from ...
06:30, 2019-07-20

US briefing: Trump in Britain, Jared Kushner, and violence in Sudan Monday’s top story: Protests expected as US president arrives in London for three-day state visit. Plus, Warriors level NBA finals in Game 2Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:15, 2019-06-03

UK- U.S. talks on building up military presence in Gulf ongoing, says Britain Discussions between Britain and the United States on building up their military presence in the Gulf are ongoing, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokeswoman said on Friday amid tensions with Iran....
14:15, 2019-07-12

How can Kim Darroch represent Britain in Trump’s Washington now? | Simon Jenkins The UK ambassador was a fool to put his unvarnished opinions in writing and think they would be kept secretUniquely dysfunctional, incompetent, unpredictable, faction-riven, diplomatically clumsy, inept. That is Donald Trump’s Washington according to Britain’s ambassador, Sir Kim Darroch. Or is it p...
16:45, 2019-07-08

'A bleak prospect': why legal weed in Britain may be a pipe dream While public interest is growing, experts say a mix of political and social factors is holding back changeThe legalization of cannabis in the US shows no signs of slowing down – but the prospect of a green rush in the UK, experts say, is “bleak”.The consultancy Hanway Associates aims to bring North ...
14:00, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong residents with UK passports seek right to live in Britain Samson Ling may have a British passport, but it offers him no route out of Hong Kong to a life in London as protests grow against an extradition bill that many see as an example of growing Chinese influence in the financial hub....
23:15, 2019-06-28

Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a foreign ministry spokesman told state news agency IRNA....
10:15, 2019-07-12

Dutch save migrant trying to reach Britain on makeshift raft BERLIN (AP) — Dutch sea rescue services say they have saved a migrant trying to cross the English Channel on a makeshift raft. The Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Institution, or KNRM, tweeted that the man was picked up Sunday morning near Ijmuiden, west of Amsterdam. Dutch media reported that the man ...
20:00, 2019-06-02

Britain needs more nuclear power, electric chargers for climate goal - CBI Britain needs more nuclear power plants, electric vehicle charging sites and carbon capture and storage projects to meet its new climate target, the Confederation of British Industry said on Friday....
05:45, 2019-06-28

Iran's defense minister says Britain's seizure of oil tanker was threatening act Britain's seizing of an Iranian oil tanker last week was a threatening act that will not be tolerated, Iran's Defence Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday in a speech broadcast live on state television....
11:15, 2019-07-08

Britain raises security level for UK ships in the Gulf to 'critical' The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Gulf to the highest state of alert, a UK official confirmed to CNN on Friday, as tensions with Iran continue to grow....
13:01, 2019-07-12

Britain's Rory Stewart Rides Twitter In Dark Horse PM Run Rory Stewart has torn up the political rule book and used a quirky social media campaign to move yet another step closer Tuesday to becoming Britain's unlikeliest prime minister....
04:30, 2019-06-19

The Latest: Britain calls on Iran to abide by nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – The Latest on U.S.-Iran tensions (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Britain is warning Iran to “immediately stop and reverse all activities” violating the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. The British Foreign Office issued its warning Sunday, after Tehran’s ...
21:15, 2019-07-07

Payments tech firm Nuvei to buy Britain's SafeCharge for $889 million U.S. payments technology firm Nuvei Corp said it would buy SafeCharge International Group Ltd in an all-cash deal valued at $889 million to expand in the fast-growing electronic payments industry....
12:45, 2019-05-22

Britain is horribly divided – but that’s also the fault of remainers | John Harris Opposing a reckless, no-deal Brexit by embracing a tribal war would be disastrousIn the buildup to the European elections, I travelled around Britain and had the sense of people talking about the state of the country in wildly different ways. “Democracy is broken,” shouted a Brexit supporter in Swin...
13:00, 2019-06-03

President Trump Arrives in Britain at a Time of Remembrance and Turmoil (LONDON) — President Donald Trump arrived in Britain on Monday in a trip that the White House is billing as a chance to honor shared sacrifice and service between the United States and its longtime ally across the Atlantic. The agenda for Trump’s weeklong journey is largely ceremonial: a...
13:15, 2019-06-03

UPDATE 1-Payments tech firm Nuvei to buy Britain's SafeCharge for $889 mln U.S. payments technology firm Nuvei Corp said it would buy SafeCharge International Group Ltd in an all-cash deal valued at $889 million to expand in the fast-growing electronic payments industry....
13:30, 2019-05-22

Britain's royal family doubles carbon emissions from travel Britain's royal family -- known for its advocacy surrounding the environment and conservation -- has doubled its carbon footprint from business travel, according to the Royal Household's latest annual financial statement....
23:00, 2019-06-27

Brexit crisis: Minister quits, piling pressure on Britain's May Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Wednesday, piling pressure on the British leader after a new Brexit gambit backfired and fueled calls for her to quit....
23:15, 2019-05-22

Boris Johnson’s talk of ‘global Britain’ is about to look even more ridiculous | Guy Verhofstadt While the favourite to be Britain’s next prime minister feeds his public disinformation, the EU is homing in on a huge trade dealThree years after the United Kingdom’s Brexit referendum, the UK is no closer to figuring out how to leave the European Union – and what comes next – than it was when the ...
23:30, 2019-06-27

Britain must end financial help for fossil fuel projects abroad: lawmakers Britain must stop financing fossil fuel projects abroad by 2021 as it undermines the nation's efforts to combat climate change, a report by lawmakers said on Monday....
06:30, 2019-06-10

Engel blasts Trump's 'phony' emergency, says Democrats will try to block Saudi Arabia weapons deal Rep. Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, called the Trump administration's weapons sale an abuse of the law and vowed to stop it.        ...
21:30, 2019-06-12

Britain summons Chinese ambassador over Hong Kong comments: Reuters Britain has summoned China's ambassador following "unacceptable" comments he made over London's criticism of the situation in Hong Kong, a source told Reuters....
19:30, 2019-07-03

Britain's Clarke ends losing streak, will change nothing for Federer test After five straight first round defeats Jay Clarke finally tasted victory on Tuesday at Wimbledon of all places, and the lowly ranked Briton’s reward will be the biggest day of his tennis life so far....
00:15, 2019-07-03

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt in battle to be Britain's next prime minister Fervent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson and foreign minister Jeremy Hunt emerged on Thursday as the only two candidates left in the race to become British prime minister, with the flamboyant Johnson odds-on favourite to win next month....
09:30, 2019-06-21

Britain’s first climate assembly agrees plan for council to tackle crisis Camden citizens’ proposals focus on housing, transport and green spaceBritain’s first climate assembly has agreed on 17 proposals for action to tackle the climate crisis, including installing solar panels on all available roofs and cutting fossil fuels out of local government developments.The assemb...
17:45, 2019-07-21

Britain weighs response to Iran Gulf crisis with few good options Britain was weighing its next moves in the Gulf tanker crisis on Sunday, with few good options apparent as a recording emerged showing that the Iranian military defied a British warship when it boarded and seized a ship three days ago....
21:30, 2019-07-21