Saudi religious police issue rare apology for beating Briton

  The Saudi religious police issued a rare apology on Tuesday for the beating by its personnel of a British man residing in the kingdom in a supermarket in the capital Riyadh.

Baby may have infected Briton with deadly Ebola virus

A British nurse infected with Ebola may have caught the deadly virus after playing with a one-year-old boy whose mother had died in a treatment centre but who himself had initially tested negative for the disease, a medical colleague said.

British Ebola victim flown home as Congo finds new outbreak

A British medical worker was flown home from West Africa on Sunday after becoming the first Briton infected in an Ebola epidemic, and a separate new outbreak of the disease was detected in Democratic Republic of Congo.

Briton in Sierra Leone contracts Ebola virus

The British Department of Health confirmed Saturday that a Briton living in Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola.

Briton kidnapped in Yemen has been released: Foreign Office

Mike Harvey, who was abducted on Feb. 12 on his way from an educational institute, was at the British embassy in the capital Sanaa, it said in a statement.

Briton had bomb-making chemicals, Kenya expert tells trial

A Briton on trial in Kenya for plotting bomb attacks possessed chemicals capable of making an explosion, a government chemist told a court in the port city of Mombasa Thursday.

Briton goes to Syria to join terror camp, convicted

A British court has convicted a 31-year-old man of a terror offence after he was found to have travelled to Syria along with four others to join a jihadist training camp, a leading daily reported Tuesday.

Briton jailed in Pakistan for ``posing as Muslim`` reveals ordeal

A British man jailed for `posing as a Muslim` in Pakistan, has spoken about his ordeal for the first time since returning to the UK.

Amanda Knox convicted again of Briton`s murder

American student Amanda Knox and her former Italian boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito were found guilty for the second time of the 2007 murder of Briton Meredith Kercher, in a retrial that reversed an earlier appeal judgement.

Briton gets death for blasphemy in Pakistan

A Pakistani-born Briton has been sentenced to death for blasphemy Thursday, a media report said Friday.

`Americans, Briton among Kenya mall attackers`

Two or three young American men and a British woman were among the group of attackers who stormed a Nairobi mall killing more than 60 people, Kenya`s top diplomat has said.

Family of murdered Briton seeks compensation in China

Bo`s wife, Gu Kailai, was sentenced last year to life in jail for the poisoning of British businessman Neil Heywood.

Briton sets record with 6kg baby in Spain

A 40-year-old UK expat woman has given birth to the biggest baby ever born naturally in Spain, a girl weighing 6.2 kilogrammes - almost twice the size of an average newborn.

Briton fined in Singapore for spitting on police officer

A British national, who work as an editor of an inflight magazine in Singapore, was on Thursday fined 10,000 dollars for spitting on a police officer while being arrested in drunk state.

Britons think Russell Brand, Kesha are smelliet-looking

Russell Brand has been voted as the smelliest-looking male celebrity in show business, while singer Kesha topped the female list in a poll.

Briton held while trying to join Mali Islamists

A 30-year-old Briton has been arrested by Mauritanian security forces in western Africa when he tried to join armed Islamist groups in Mali, Xinhua reported.

`What closure?` asks Briton who survived 26/11

Roger Hunt, one of the Britons who survived the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, Friday said the talk of `closure` with Ajmal Amir Kasab`s execution was dubious.

Briton held for plotting terror attack on airport

A 41-year-old Briton has been charged with plotting a terrorist attack on an airport, after chemicals like nitric acid and sulphuric acid were found at his house.

`Unhygienic` Britons are world`s worst flu-spreaders

Britons take fewer basic hygiene precautions like washing hands and sneezing into a tissue against catching flu than people in other countries, a new international study has found.

Briton faces jail for sex in taxi in Dubai

A British woman in Dubai is facing up to three-and-a-half years in prison, if convicted, after being accused of romping naked in the back of a taxi in the Muslim emirate.