Britain

UK’s Johnson: I need to lose weight but becoming vegan would cheese me off

UK’s Johnson: I need to lose weight but becoming vegan would cheese me off

Published 14/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he wants to lose weight in 2020, but will not do “Veganuary” - the popular practice [more…]

U.S. officials to visit Britain, pushing for Huawei 5G ban

U.S. officials to visit Britain, pushing for Huawei 5G ban

Published 12/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - A delegation of U.S. officials will arrive in Britain on Monday to try to persuade Britain not to use Huawei equipment in [more…]

UK watchdog proposes overhaul of cash savings products

UK watchdog proposes overhaul of cash savings products

Published 09/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s markets watchdog proposed on Thursday a single interest rate for cash savings products, a move it says would bump up interest [more…]

After Britain appeals for weirdos, spoon bender Uri Geller applies

After Britain appeals for weirdos, spoon bender Uri Geller applies

Published 08/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Spoon-bending celebrity psychic Uri Geller, 73, has applied for a job in the British government in response to an advert for “misfits” [more…]

Man charged after ‘Picasso painting’ attacked in London gallery

Man charged after ‘Picasso painting’ attacked in London gallery

Published 31/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - British police have charged a man with criminal damage after a painting, reported by the BBC to have been by Spanish master [more…]

Welcoming new lawmakers, Johnson vows a speedy Brexit

Welcoming new lawmakers, Johnson vows a speedy Brexit

Published 15/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson will welcome 109 new Conservative lawmakers to parliament on Monday, promising to honour his election pledges to get [more…]

Banksy’s flying reindeer highlight Christmas homeless plight

Banksy’s flying reindeer highlight Christmas homeless plight

Published 11/12/2019

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Elusive British street artist Banksy has highlighted the issue of rough sleeping in a seasonal mural showing two flying reindeer pulling [more…]

Brexit versus public services: Rival British leaders make final campaign push

Brexit versus public services: Rival British leaders make final campaign push

Published 09/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson will travel to the heartlands of Brexit Britain in a final campaign blitz ahead of Thursday’s election, as [more…]

UK PM Johnson’s Conservatives poll lead jumps to 14 points: Survation

UK PM Johnson’s Conservatives poll lead jumps to 14 points: Survation

Published 09/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party extended its lead over the Labour Party to 14 percentage points, up from 9 percentage [more…]

In gesture of unity, Turner Prize nominees share British art award

In gesture of unity, Turner Prize nominees share British art award

Published 04/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - In a gesture of unity at what they called a time of political crisis, four British artists broke with tradition by choosing [more…]