At least three Britons killed in Alps crash

At least three Britons were among 150 people killed when a German airliner crashed in the French Alps, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Wednesday.

Thousands of Britons pay last respects to King Richard III

 Thousands queued up on Monday to pay their respects to King Richard III of England, whose remains were found in a car park over 500 years after his death and will be reburied this week.

UK mulls airline laws to thwart Britons flying to Syria to join Islamic State
UK mulls airline laws to thwart Britons flying to Syria to join Islamic State

Britain will introduce new laws on Tuesday to try to stop airlines carrying passengers who may be travelling to join Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, a junior minister said on Sunday.

UK plans airline laws to stop Britons from joining Islamic State

Britain will introduce a package of new laws next week to stop airlines carrying passengers who may be travelling to join Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, the Sunday Times newspaper reported.

33 percent Brits still love their first loves secretly
33 percent Brits still love their first loves secretly

A new survey has found that one in four Britons gets back in touch with their first love and one in three still carries try to find back their first love.

Middle-aged Britons curb drinking for health

Health-related fears have pushed most middle-aged drinkers in Britain to lower their alcohol consumption to a great extent, finds a survey.

Queen provides best moral leadership to Britons: Survey

The Queen provides the best moral leadership to Britons, ahead of politicians and church leaders including the Archbishop of Canterbury, a survey indicated on Sunday.

Two Britons jailed after Syria terror trip

 Two Britons who went to Syria to join rebel fighters have been jailed for 12 years and eight months each, a media report said Friday.

Side effects of long working hours make Britons seek change!

A recent survey by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) suggests that one in every 10 Britons would like to work fever hours looking at the rising health ailments of long working hours.

Hundreds of Britons undergo tests after dentist's blunder

Over 450 people in Britain underwent blood tests to check if they developed infections due to poor hygiene practices of a dentist who has caused a health scare involving about 22,000 of his former patients.

UK warns Britons travelling abroad of terror threat

The UK has warned its citizens travelling abroad that they could be targeted by terrorists seeking revenge for British air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in the Middle East.

Mayor warns of thousands of terror suspects on London streets

London's mayor Boris Johnson on Saturday said that thousands of potential terrorists are being monitored by security services in the British capital.

More British users shun morning coffee for smartphones

Even before sipping their morning cup of tea or coffee, a third of smartphone users in Britain look at their device within five minutes of waking up, according to a survey by the professional services firm Deloitte.

Majority of Britons welcome foreign students: Study

Notwithstanding British Prime Minister David Cameron's pledge to cut immigration levels below 100,000 by 2015, only one in five Britons consider foreign students 'immigrants' and an overwhelming majority supports work permits for them, a new study shows.

British drink too much, ignorant: Survey

Britons are largely viewed as heavy drinkers and ignorant of other cultures, according to a survey by the British Council.

Britons advised to remain vigilant on Indian poll results day

British travellers in India have been warned against possible poll-related violence in the country and asked to "remain vigilant` on results day May 16.

Cameron`s emotional appeal to Scotland: Don`t break away and erode UK`s global clout

Prime Minister David Cameron made an emotional appeal on Friday for Scotland to remain part of the United Kingdom, warning Scots a vote for independence would undermine Britain`s global clout and imperil its financial and political stability.

4:12pm prime time for indulging in unhealthy food

A new survey has shown that 4.12pm is the time of the day that people are most likely to wreck their diets by indulging in unhealthy food.

Bryan brothers keep U.S. hopes alive in San Diego

World number one doubles duo Mike and Bob Bryan kept United States hopes alive with a 6-2 6-3 3-6 6-1 victory over Britons Colin Fleming and Dominic Inglot in their Davis Cup World Group first-round tie in San Diego on Saturday.

Majority in UK want Charles to take over Queen`s roles: Poll

A majority of Britons want Prince Charles to take over Queen Elizabeth II`s current roles while she retires and prefer that the crown is passed to him than to Prince William, according to a new poll.