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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…]

Darts-Players let rip in flatulence row at Grand Slam of Darts

Darts-Players let rip in flatulence row at Grand Slam of Darts

Published 17/11/2018

(Reuters) - Players set more than just their arrows flying at the Grand Slam of Darts this week, with opponents rowing over who had emitted [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…]

Is the UK getting ready for an election? ‘I hope not,’ Hammond says

Is the UK getting ready for an election? ‘I hope not,’ Hammond says

Published 30/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Tuesday that he hoped his budget was not an attempt to prepare for another national [more…]

Scottish government identifies case of mad cow disease

Scottish government identifies case of mad cow disease

Published 18/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland’s government said on Thursday that a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease, had been discovered on a [more…]

Merkel calls for stable euro zone budgets in warning shot to Italy

Merkel calls for stable euro zone budgets in warning shot to Italy

Published 17/10/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Euro zone countries must each ensure their budgets are stable and economies competitive, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said ahead of a European [more…]

WADA didn’t put money above clean sport on Russia, says chief

WADA didn’t put money above clean sport on Russia, says chief

Published 24/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency president Craig Reedie is offended by allegations that WADA put money above clean sport while reinstating Russia’s anti-doping [more…]

Probably no better time to play Murray, says hopeful Duckworth

Probably no better time to play Murray, says hopeful Duckworth

Published 27/08/2018

(Reuters) - A first-round match at the U.S. Open against former champion Andy Murray will be a tough test for James Duckworth but the 448th-ranked [more…]

Play predicts chilling future for Britain’s prized health service

Play predicts chilling future for Britain’s prized health service

Published 25/08/2018

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - A desperate mechanic driven to operate on his sick wife is the subject of a disturbing play which looks at the future [more…]

British comic Elf Lyons makes economics a laughing matter

British comic Elf Lyons makes economics a laughing matter

Published 24/08/2018

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - You could say British comic Elf Lyons is one half of a double-act – the other half is her father Gerard Lyons, [more…]