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Wow! This man from Britain breaks 90-year-old record by growing world's heaviest red cabbage (See pic)

Wow! This man from Britain breaks 90-year-old record by growing world's heaviest red cabbage (See pic)

David Thomas from Leedstown, Cornwall, presented the 23.2 kg vegetable at this year's National Giant Vegetable Championships, beating the previous record, set in 1925 by R Straw of Staveley, Derbyshire, weighed in at 19.05 kg.

Britain worried over worsening Indo-Pak relations

Britain worried over worsening Indo-Pak relations

"Britain wants easing of tension between Pakistan and India as it is concerned over the current situation (in the wake of Uri attack)," British High Commissioner in Pakistan Thomas Drew said Saturday.

Britain, France, US seek urgent Security Council meet on Syria

Intense air strikes toppled buildings and killed at least 45 civilians in Aleppo Saturday, two days after the Syrian army announced an offencive to retake the rebel-held east of the city.

Splits in UK PM`s cabinet leave world guessing on Brexit

Divisions in Prime Minister Theresa May`s cabinet generated confusion over Brexit Friday after a series of mixed messages on how and when Britain will leave the European Union.

UK scrambles fighter planes to intercept Russian jets

Britain's Royal Air Force (RAF) had to scramble its Typhoon fighter jets from an airbase in Scotland to intercept two Russian Blackjack bombers close to UK airspace, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said.

Britain's MI6 intelligence agency to get 40 percent more spies: BBC

Britain's MI6 intelligence agency to get 40 percent more spies: BBC

The Secret Intelligence Service, or MI6, will see its numbers increase to a little under 3,500 by 2020 from around 2,500, the BBC said.

British PM Theresa May dismisses Brexit veto threat

British Prime Minister Theresa May has dismissed threats by some EU countries to veto Brexit negotiations with the UK and stressed that all 27-member states will sign up to a deal with Britain.

British activist found guilty in Thai defamation trial

A British activist was found guilty of criminal defamation and breaching Thailand`s harsh computer laws and given a three-year suspended jail sentence, his lawyer said Tuesday, over a report on labour abuses in the kingdom`s lucrative fruit sector.

Davis Cup: Juan Martin Del Potro sinks Andy Murray as Argentina take 2-0 lead

Davis Cup: Juan Martin Del Potro sinks Andy Murray as Argentina take 2-0 lead

The big serving Del Potro capitalised on Murray`s mistakes to take the first set, which included one rally of 41 strokes.

Angela Merkel says EU in `critical situation`

Angela Merkel says EU in `critical situation`

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Friday that the European Union faces a "critical situation", as she arrived in Bratislava for a summit to chart a post-Brexit future.

Andy Murray plans ''one more big push'' as Britain eye Davis Cup final

Andy Murray plans ''one more big push'' as Britain eye Davis Cup final

"It`s been the best year of my career so far and I hope I can keep it going," added Murray.

Fugitive Snowden urges Obama to pardon him

US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden called on President Barack Obama to pardon him, saying in comments published today it had been morally "necessary" to shine a light on mass surveillance.

Britain starts to spend new Churchill banknote

Britain`s wartime leader Winston Churchill will appear on a new plastic banknote which enters circulation on Tuesday, with greater durability and security features.

UK economy withstands Brexit "doom", bigger tests lie ahead

UK economy withstands Brexit "doom", bigger tests lie ahead

More than two months after the Brexit referendum, Britain`s economy has defied the direst predictions of what could happen if voters decided to leave the European Union.

Poland calls on UK to protect Poles after attacks on migrants

Poland`s foreign minister on Monday called on Britain to protect Poles living in the UK, during an urgent visit to London following a spate of attacks against migrants.

Britain presses for "unique" deal with EU after Brexit

Britain is pressing for a "unique" deal with the European Union to restore sovereignty, reduce immigration and boost trade with the bloc after their split, the minister charged with negotiating Brexit said on Monday.

Britain appoints first ambassador to Iran since 2011

Britain on Monday appointed its ambassador to Iran for the first time since 2011, in a further sign of warming bilateral relations between the two countries.

UK casts doubt on points-based immigration after Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May has committed to cracking down on immigration from the European Union, while casting doubts on introducing a points-based system, according to her comments released on Sunday.

Poland to make urgent UK visit following attacks on Poles

Poland on Sunday announced three ministers would make an urgent visit to London following attacks on its nationals in Britain, including a murder which may have been a hate crime.

US, others agreed "secret" exemptions for Iran after nuclear deal: Report

The United States and its negotiating partners agreed "in secret" to allow Iran to evade some restrictions in last year`s landmark nuclear agreement in order to meet the deadline for it to start getting relief from economic sanctions, according to a report reviewed by Reuters.