| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:24 AM
* UK government to publish security review of Huawei site
* Will clear Huawei centre, seek tighter checks - source
* Review set up to ensure UK networks are safe from attack
By Andrew Osborn and Peter Griffiths
LONDON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Britain will...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
PORTSMOUTH, England — Back when Britannia ruled the waves, few places contributed more to the domination and expansion of the British Empire than this seaside city.
Its dockyard, reputedly the world's largest industrial site at the dawn of the...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 10:26 PM
BEIJING, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Ping-pong diplomacy gave way to its soccer equivalent on Monday when the English Premier League, part of British Prime Minister David Cameron's delegation to China, agreed to help nurture the sport in its most promising growth...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 10:32 PM
LONDON — Authorities began combing through the wreckage of a Scottish pub Saturday for clues as to why a police helicopter plunged onto its roof, killing at least eight people, including all three on board, and seriously injuring 14.
"A full and...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 7:48 AM
LONDON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Britain took a step towards
holding a public vote on whether it should remain in the
European Union when members of parliament backed an effort to
enshrine the referendum promise in law.
Prime Minister David Cameron is...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 6:59 AM
* Britain seeks to stop children getting hooked on smoking
* Government reverses earlier decision by PM Cameron
* Cancer charities welcome the move
* Tobacco companies say it could stoke smuggling
* Australia has already forced plain packaging
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:12 PM
South Africans are united in mourning for Nelson Mandela on Friday, but while some celebrated his remarkable life with dance and song, others fretted that the anti-apartheid hero's death would make the nation vulnerable again to racial and social...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 11:33 AM
LONDON – Memo to Prime Minister David Cameron: If you have a thing for high-class call girls, it's best not to advertise the fact on Twitter.
Britain’s Conservative leader was caught in an embarrassing social-media gaffe Wednesday when a...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Long-delayed emergency supplies flowed into the typhoon-ravaged central Philippines on Saturday, reaching desperate families who had to fend for themselves for days, as the United Nations more than doubled its estimate of homeless to nearly two million....
| Nov 11, 2013
| 10:02 PM
The United States is sending an aircraft carrier to the Philippines to help speed up relief efforts after a typhoon killed an estimated 10,000 people, with fears the toll could rise sharply as rescuers reach more devastated towns.
The USS George...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:42 AM
LONDON — Britain, once the world’s mightiest seafaring power, announced Wednesday that it will shut down the last naval shipyard in England, eliminating nearly 1,000 jobs and closing a chapter of history stretching back hundreds of years....
| Nov 20, 2013
| 9:41 AM
* Church of England's governing body backs women bishops
* Leaders hope vote will end bitter divisions in church
* Final approval for women bishops could come in 2014
By Belinda Goldsmith
LONDON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The Church of England's governing...