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British retail sales rise 0.1% in July

British retail sales rise 0.1% in July

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 14:53

British retail sales grew by a weaker-than-expected 0.1 percent in July from the level in June, official data showed on Thursday.

British PM cuts holiday for Iraq, Syria meetings

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 16:06

Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday cut short his holiday in Cornwall for meetings on Iraq and Syria after the apparent beheading of a US journalist by an Islamic State militant who spoke with a British accent. Cameron described the killing as "shocking and depraved".

WWII bomb found near Frankfurt airport

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 02:00

Authorities have found an unexploded World War II bomb by a highway close to Frankfurt airport and an operation to defuse it may cause flight disruptions.

British police arrest suspect over migrant container death

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 21:15

British police arrested a man Tuesday on suspicion of manslaughter over the death of an Afghan Sikh immigrant whose body was found in a shipping container.

Malaysian charged with murder of British students

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 16:17

A Malaysian fish monger today was charged with murder over the fatally stabbing of two British medical students, a crime that carries the death penalty, local media and police said.

Malaysian charged with murder of British students

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 14:44

A Malaysian fishmonger on Tuesday was charged with murder over the fatal stabbing of two British medical students, a crime that carries the death penalty, local media and police said.

`Statue outside UK parliament should be of political, not religious, Gandhi`

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 01:30

Indian-origin political theorist Prof Lord Bhikhu Parekh, who is president of Gandhi Foundation, UK, on Monday said here that putting up statue of Mahatma Gandhi outside the British Parliament was "an excellent idea".

Afghan Sikhs search for clues over British stowaways

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 12:56

A Sikh leader in Afghanistan said on Monday that he was trying to contact families over reports that 35 stowaways found in a shipping container in Britain were from the tiny, persecuted community.

13 children among Afghan Sikhs found in UK shipping container

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 03:38

The frail survivors found inside a shipping container at a British port at the weekend following a "horrific ordeal" are Sikhs from Afghanistan and include 13 children, police said on Sunday.

British economy grows 0.8% in second quarter: data

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 14:55

Britain`s economy grew by 0.8 percent in the second quarter of 2014 compared with output in the first three months of the year, official data showed on Friday.

British pilot`s artificial arm comes off during landing

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 18:21

A pilot for a British budget airline briefly lost control of a flight after his artificial arm came loose during landing, an air accident report said on Friday.

British jets join efforts to help Iraq`s Yazidis

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 08:11

Three British Royal Air Force (RAF) surveillance aircrafts landed at an air base in Cyprus Tuesday to carry out aid drops to Iraqi Yazidi refugees on a mountain top.