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

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 22:10

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.

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

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 19:12

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.

Video raises worries of Britons fighting with Syria militants

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 13:22

An Internet video surfaced this week depicting a masked man in Syria with a working-class British accent, urging British Muslims to travel there and join one of the most radical Islamist rebel militias fighting to oust President Bashar al-Assad.

Four Britons die fighting in Syria: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 20:50

Four British men have been killed fighting alongside al Qaeda-linked fighters in Syria, it was reported on Thursday, as fears rise of the growing threat from jihadists returning from the war.

Brits ate frogs` legs 8,000 years before the French

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 19:35

Frogs` legs are considered a French delicacy, but new archaeological evidence suggests Britons were feasting on the meat 8,000 years before it found its way to the French cuisine.

10 Britons jailed for teenager`s sexual abuse

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 20:26

As many as 10 men have been awarded 34 years of jail-term in total for sexually abusing a teenage girl who wished to enjoy being in a romantic relationship with someone and thus posted a profile on a dating website.

UK police arrest four people over Syria terrorism charge

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 20:09

UK police have arrested two more people, including a woman, as part of a widening probe into suspected terrorism in Syria involving Britons.

Over 70 percent Britons use Internet daily

Last Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013, 09:52

The Internet appears to have overwhelmed the Britons in a major way. A government data has found about two-third of the British population vusing Internet everyday.

UK concerned over treatment of suspects in UAE

Last Updated: Sunday, April 28, 2013, 21:55

The British government says it has expressed concern to United Arab Emirates authorities over allegations that three Britons held in Dubai on drug charges were abused.

Former call centre workers arrested for cheating Britons

Last Updated: Monday, January 21, 2013, 20:54

They used their call centre skills to impersonate as employees of UK banks to cheat Britons by luring them into obtaining unsecured loan and fleecing them of the processing fee.

10 Britons dead after getting flu vaccine

Last Updated: Sunday, December 30, 2012, 21:02

At least 10 people in Britain died in 2011 following side-effects after being administered the flu vaccine, official figures have revealed.

More than half of Britons want to pull out of EU

Last Updated: Thursday, December 27, 2012, 17:55

A latest poll showed 51 percent of respondents want to get out of Europe, against just 40 percent who want to stay in.