Northern Irish loyalists join calls for end to street viole...

By Amanda Ferguson BELFAST -Pro-British loyalist militants in Northern Ireland said on Friday there had been a "spectacular collective...

Despite loss of husband, little sign Queen Elizabeth will a...

By Michael Holden LONDON - Despite the death of her husband Prince Philip, her partner and confidante during a record-breaking rei...

England's COVID-19 R number unchanged between 0.8 and 1

LONDON - The estimated COVID-19 reproduction "R" number in England is unchanged between 0.8 and 1, Britain's health ministry said on Friday, wit...

Northern Ireland's Loyalist Communities Council says: we ar...

LONDON - Northern Ireland's Loyalist Communities Council, which represents the views of loyalist paramilitaries, said it was not involved in rec...

Britain's Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, dies a...

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth and a leading figure in the British royal family for almost seven decades, has died aged 99, Buckingham Pal...

Holidays for the rich: airlines criticise Britain's travel...

By Estelle Shirbon LONDON -Britain will confirm in early May whether it will allow international travel to resume from May 17 and whic...

Boohoo leases new warehouse in Daventry

- British online fashion retailer Boohoo said on Friday it had taken a long-term lease for a new warehouse in the English town of Daventry, as t...

Britain reassures on AstraZeneca after advising under-30s t...

By Alistair Smout LONDON - British officials and ministers sought to shore up confidence in AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine on Thur...

Race report: see no evil hear no evil

The much-maligned racism report shows that the Tories see the civil service as nothing more than an extension of their PR department.

Support for Scottish independence holds up as elections near

LONDON - Support for Scottish independence appears to be holding up despite a quarrel between politicians that has splintered the nationalist ca...

N.Irish leaders set aside arguing to urge end to violence

By Jason Cairnduff BELFAST -Northern Ireland's power-sharing government put aside factional differences on Thursday to appeal for calm...

Northern Irish leaders set aside bickering to urge end to v...

By Jason Cairnduff BELFAST - Northern Ireland's power-sharing government put aside factional differences on Thursday to appeal for...

N.Irish leaders set aside bickering to urge end to violence

By Jason Cairnduff BELFAST -Northern Ireland's power-sharing government put aside factional differences on Thursday to appeal for calm...

Vaccinations helped push England's COVID-19 prevalence down...

LONDON -The swift rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in England is starting to have a positive impact on prevalence the disease, with infection rates drop...

FTSE 100 edges higher on miners, banks boost; Johnson Matth...

By Devik Jain -London's FTSE 100 climbed on Thursday supported by gains in heavyweight mining and banking stocks, while Johnson Matthe...

Northern Ireland clashes must stop before someone gets kill...

By Jason Cairnduff BELFAST - Nightly outbreaks of street violence in Northern Ireland must stop before somebody is killed, Irish F...

N.Ireland clashes must stop before someone gets killed - Ir...

BELFAST - Northern Ireland's devolved government will meet to be briefed on nightly outbreaks of street violence that escalated on Wednesday wit...

Northern Ireland government to meet as riots escalate

BELFAST - Northern Ireland's devolved government will meet to be briefed on nightly outbreaks of street violence that escalated on Wednesday wit...

Britain will have enough electricity over summer, says Nati...

By Nina Chestney LONDON - Britain should have enough electricity to meet demand over the summer months, the country's National Gri...

Tax break extension revives UK housing market boom - RICS

LONDON - The unexpected extension of a tax break for property purchases in finance minister Rishi Sunak's budget last month has revived a fading...

COVID-19 prevalence in England dropped in March, but declin...

LONDON - The prevalence of COVID-19 infections in England dropped steeply in March, a closely watched survey said on Thursday, but in a note of...