Britain

UK’s May says ahead of Brexit vote: I will still have a job in two…

UK’s May says ahead of Brexit vote: I will still have a job in two…

Published 03/12/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would still be in her job in two weeks time, downplaying speculation that she might [more…]

Clear we can do trade deal with U.S. after talks with Trump: UK’s May

Clear we can do trade deal with U.S. after talks with Trump: UK’s May

Published 03/12/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said she had spoken about future trade with U.S. President Donald Trump at last week’s G20 Summit [more…]

Furhat, a robot with the human touch, wants to hear your woes

Furhat, a robot with the human touch, wants to hear your woes

Published 28/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Furhat tilts his or her head, smiles, exudes empathy and warmth, and encourages us to open up. The robot, a three-dimensional bust [more…]

X-ray vision: artist reveals objects’ essence in new UK museum

X-ray vision: artist reveals objects’ essence in new UK museum

Published 27/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - X-ray images of people and everyday objects have gone on display in a new gallery in Britain, where visitors can watch photographer [more…]

EU says banks could have more time to build buffers after Brexit

EU says banks could have more time to build buffers after Brexit

Published 15/11/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone banks which issued large amounts of loss-absorbing debt under English law could have more time to meet requirements after Britain [more…]

Britain’s Brexit minister Raab quits

Britain’s Brexit minister Raab quits

Published 15/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Brexit minister Dominic Raab resigned on Thursday in protest at Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal for leaving the European Union. “I [more…]

Scottish Conservatives warn PM May on post-Brexit fishing

Scottish Conservatives warn PM May on post-Brexit fishing

Published 15/11/2018

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scottish lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May’s party warned her on Thursday that their 13 votes in parliament were conditional on getting [more…]

Pfizer loses drug patent fight in UK top court, may face claims

Pfizer loses drug patent fight in UK top court, may face claims

Published 14/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Pfizer lost the final round in a lengthy patent battle in Britain on Wednesday after the country’s highest court ruled against it [more…]

Scientists angry at UK visa denials for African, Asian researchers

Scientists angry at UK visa denials for African, Asian researchers

Published 08/11/2018

LONDON, (Reuters) - Scientists in Britain expressed concern on Thursday after at least 17 delegates from Africa and Asia wanting to attend a health conference [more…]

‘Frog ladders’ help critters escape death-trap drains

‘Frog ladders’ help critters escape death-trap drains

Published 08/11/2018

WARWICK, England (Reuters) - A small group of British conservationists are installing mesh- covered ladders in roadside drains to save trapped amphibians from certain death. [more…]