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UK to pardon all convicted gays, many after death

The UK said on Thursday it will posthumously pardon thousands of gay and bisexual men convicted under now-abolished sexual offences law.

21 Oct 2016 2:19 AM

In a first, UK extradites 2002 Gujarat riots accused

A 40-year-old man wanted in connection with the 2002 post-Godhra riots in Gujarat was on Tuesday extradited from the UK to stand trial in India, becoming the first person to be sent back from Britain

19 Oct 2016 12:57 AM

Theresa May keen to hear 'differing views' on Brexit to get best deal

Prime Minister Theresa May is keen to listen to “differing views” among her team of top ministers to make sure Britain is fully prepared for itsnegotiation to leave the European Union, her spokeswoman

18 Oct 2016 6:58 AM

Scotland Yard to roll out body cams for officers

Scotland Yard said on Monday that it will issue large-scale body-worn cameras to its officers to help them in “challenging” situations and bringing offenders to justice more quickly.

18 Oct 2016 1:40 AM

Nick Kyrgios to seek psychologist help after ban threat

Wayward tennis star Nick Kyrgios will seek psychological help to avoid an eight-week ban ordered by the ATP for a tantrum at the Shanghai Masters, Tennis Australia said on Monday.

17 Oct 2016 11:35 PM


Theresa May eyes India for post-Brexit ties

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday that she will visit India next month for her first bilateral visit outside Europe during which she will hold talks with her Indian counterpart Narendr

17 Oct 2016 7:19 AM

PIO ‘flash crash’ trader loses extradition case in London

A UK court on Saturday ordered extradition to the US of an Indian-origin futures trader arrested for his alleged role in the 2010 Wall Street “flash crash” which wiped nearly $1 trillion off the value

16 Oct 2016 6:17 AM

Premier League: Chelsea put three past Leicester

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard scores his side’s second goal against Leicester City in their English Premier League match at Stamford Bridge in London on Saturday. (Photo: AP)

16 Oct 2016 12:06 AM

Jessica Ennis-Hill, the golden girl from the steel city

Jessica Ennis-Hill possessed, appropriately for someone born in the northern English city of Sheffield, a steely determination to be the best in her event heptathlon.

15 Oct 2016 2:35 AM

Premier League: Wayne Rooney question vexes Jose Mourinho

Wayne Rooney (left) was not part of the Manchester United side that took on Leicester and Stoke City this season. The Red Devils face Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool next at Anfield on Monday. (Photo: AP)

14 Oct 2016 11:23 PM


Brexit battle in legal throes

A boy wrapped in a European Union flag stands outside The Royal Courts of Justice in London during a protest against the UK’s decision to leave EU. (Photo: AFP)

14 Oct 2016 6:08 AM

New legal guidelines in UK target Internet trolls

Britain issued new guidance on Monday aimed at prosecuting people who use the Internet for harassment or offensive behaviour and hate crimes.

11 Oct 2016 7:12 AM

Vladimir Putin’s push puts crude oil price on a one-year high

Brent North Sea crude rose to $53.45 a barrel on Monday – its highest price in a year after Vladimir Putin indicated Russia was ready to join measures to limit oil production.

11 Oct 2016 6:37 AM

2,000-year-old house rebuild using 3D

Researchers have used 3D technology to reconstruct a house in Pompeii to show what life may have been like for the people of the ancient Roman city about 2,000 years ago.

11 Oct 2016 6:12 AM

From topless Sun model to ISIS ‘friend’

A British glamour model who was on an ISIS-related terror watchlist after she used social media to communicate with Islamic State extremists has now been arrested.

10 Oct 2016 6:35 AM


UK barring non-citizens from advising on Brexit, says LSE

The London School of Economics says some of its academics will no longer be allowed to advise the UK government on Britain’s exit from the European Union because they are not British citizens.

09 Oct 2016 6:43 AM

EU migrants to be allowed to stay in UK after Brexit

All European Union (EU) nationals who are living in the UK will be allowed to stay in the country after Britain leaves the economic bloc, according to a media report on Saturday.

09 Oct 2016 6:42 AM

Tony Blair hints at return to British politics

Britain’s former Prime Minister Tony Blair hinted that he wanted to make a political comeback in an interview released Friday.

08 Oct 2016 7:38 AM

Bradley Wiggins in doping storm again

Bradley Wiggins is facing fresh questions about his medical history after Britain’s Daily Mail reported he was at the centre of an inquiry by United Kingdom Anti-Doping.

08 Oct 2016 2:35 AM

Brexit pain begins

The United Kingdom’s currency pound sterling lost as much as 10 per cent of its value in just a few minutes of Asian trading on Friday, a “flash crash” that fuelled concerns about the vulnerability of

08 Oct 2016 1:26 AM