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Britain tightens online campaigning rules amid fears of interference in polls

Britain plans to tighten rules around online campaigning to make political parties and campaigners state more clearly who they are, the government said on Wednesday, seeking to allay fears about ...

Britain's prime minister Boris Johnson speaks at RAF Lossiemouth, during a visit to the Highlands and Northern Isles of Scotland, in Moray, Scotland, Britain on 23 July 2020

Britain unveils plans to tackle 'obesity time bomb'

Alongside the ban on adverts before 9.00pm (2000 GMT), on food deals and plans for the calorific content of meals to be displayed on menus, the government will also launch a consultation on ...

Britain's prime minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street in London, Britain, 22 July 2020.

Fleetwood Mac founder Peter Green dies at 73

He was barely out of his teens when he got his first big break in 1966, replacing Eric Clapton in John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers — initially for just a week in 1965 after Clapton abruptly took off for a ...

In this file photo dated 7 April 2001, Peter Green, backstage before performing with his own band, Peter Green's Splinter Group, at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, in New York.

Man parades down Oxford Street wearing nothing but mask

A man strolled down central London's most popular shopping street on Friday with only a mask to cover his nudity, leaving passerbys astounded, amused and shocked.

A man wearing a surgical mask as G-string walks past a woman, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, on Oxford Street in London, Britain, 24 July 2020.

UK, EU clash over post-Brexit ties

Britain and the European Union clashed on Thursday over the chances of securing a free trade agreement, with Brussels deeming it “unlikely” but London holding out hope one could be reached in ...

A general view at the start of a round of post-Brexit trade deal talks between the EU and the United Kingdom, in Brussels, Belgium 29 June 2020

Giant swarm of flying ants spotted from space over UK

A 50-mile-wide swarm of flying ants has been making its way over the UK - and it has been spotted from space due to the massive size, it was reported on Sunday.

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Britain imposes sanctions on Myanmar generals, Russians, Saudis over rights abuses

Britain has imposed sanctions on two Myanmar military leaders for what it says were human rights abuses against the Rohingya people and other ethnic minorities: Min Aung Hlaing, the ...

Britain imposes sanctions on Myanmar generals, Russians, Saudis over rights abuses

China warns Britain about Hong Kong citizenship plan

China warned Britain on Thursday it could retaliate with "corresponding measures" for London's decision to extend a broader path to citizenship for the residents of Hong Kong

Anti-government protesters march again Beijing's plans to impose national security legislation in Hong Kong, China on 24 May 2020

Shamima won’t be allowed to enter Bangladesh: Foreign ministry

Bangladesh foreign ministry on Tuesday asserted that Bangladesh has no provision to allow British citizen Shamima Begum, who had fled from the UK to join ISIS, to enter into its territory as she is ...

Shamima won’t be allowed to enter Bangladesh: Foreign ministry

Oxford protesters target statue of colonialist

Many academics and public figures oppose the removal of such monuments, arguing they merely reflect history and should be used as points of discussion

A demonstrator is seen with a placard during a protest for the removal of a statue of British imperialist Cecil Rhodes on the outside of Oriel College in Oxford, following the death of George Floyd who died in police custody in Minneapolis, Oxford, Britain, on 9 June 2020
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