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River Thames breaches its banks near London

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 20:38

The River Thames has burst its banks after reaching its highest level in years, flooding riverside towns upstream of London.

Taliban plotted to kill Prince Harry in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 15:06

Britain`s Prince Harry was the prime target of Taliban when he was serving with the British troops in Afghanistan, a media report said Saturday.

Britain probes its troops` atrocities on Iraqi bodies

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 05, 2013, 22:28

Bodies of Iraqis handed back to their families by British troops showed signs of torture and apparent mutilation as well as multiple bullet wounds, local doctors have revealed before a public inquiry which has opened in London.

British troops could be in Afghanistan `for years`

Last Updated: Thursday, January 17, 2013, 18:55

The prime minister has said that no troops will be left in Afghanistan in a combat role after 2014.

3,800 British troops leave Afghanistan by 2013

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 19:59

Prime Minister David Cameron Wednesday announced that some 3,800 British troops would be withdrawn from Afghanistan by the end of 2013.

Helen Mirren meets British troops

Last Updated: Thursday, August 16, 2012, 11:36

Helen Mirren surprised a group of soldiers here over the weekend, applauding them for their work at the 2012 Olympics.

17,000 troops to be deployed for securing London Olympics

Last Updated: Thursday, July 12, 2012, 23:34

Nearly 17,000 British troops will be deployed for the upcoming Olympics to back up a grand security arrangement that includes surface-to-air missiles on rooftops amidst concerns of an al-Qaeda threat.

British troops in Afghan child abuse investigation

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 22:33

The allegation comes less than a week after a video emerged showing US Marines urinating on Taliban corpses.

British troops in Afghanistan risk mental problems

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 28, 2011, 23:29

At least one in five British soldiers in Afghanistan will suffer from some mental illness, a study has said.

British troops in Afghanistan to get new equipment

Last Updated: Friday, December 23, 2011, 09:08

Britain has announced an equipment package worth 400 million pounds (around $627 million) for its troops in Afghanistan.

Cameron visits British troops in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 20, 2011, 22:45

Cameron said the main purpose of his trip was to say "a big thank you" to British service personnel and their families.

British troops may leave Afghanistan early: Report

Last Updated: Friday, December 09, 2011, 20:01

UK may speed up the withdrawal of up to 4,000 of its troops from Afghan before the end of 2013, according to a media report.