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They Tried Pot, Snorted Coke, Smoked Opium. One May Be Next British PM

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They Tried Pot, Snorted Coke, Smoked Opium. One May Be Next British PM

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British prime minister hopeful Rory Stewart admits he smoked opium at a wedding in Iran A British lawmaker in the running to be the new prime minister revealed that he made a “very stupid mistake” when he smoked opium while traveling in Iran more than 15 years ago....
2019-05-30 14:48

People smoked pot to get high 2,500 years ago, study says Getting high on marijuana may not be a modern pastime, as archaeologists have found the earliest clear evidence to date that people were smoking cannabis for its psychoactive properties some 2,500 years ago....
2019-06-14 02:16

8 regional BBQ joints smoked meat lovers must try Whether you prefer your meat cooked Texas, Memphis, Carolina or Kansas City-style, here are eight eateries BBQ fans must try.       ...
2019-07-10 00:32

Rory Stewart opium row: Tory leadership contender 'could be banned from entering US over drug use' Conservative leadership contender Rory Stewart could be banned from entering the United States after he admitted smoking opium at a wedding party in Iran, lawyers have said....
2019-05-31 15:32

Mindful Chef's healthy recipe of the week: hot smoked salmon, courgette & herby yoghurt Each week, Myles and Giles, founders of healthy recipe box delivery service Mindful Chef, will be sharing an easy mid-week supper recipe exclusively for the Evening Standard...
2019-06-04 14:48

'Stoned-age?' People smoked weed 2,500 years ago, earliest use yet discovered Some 2,500 years ago, in present-day China, people used cannabis to get high during rituals, scientists announced in a new study published Wednesday.        ...
2019-06-12 22:32

The murder trial of Thomas Gilbert Jr. all came down to a can of Coke He was cooked by a Coke. Jurors in the murder trial of pampered Princeton grad Thomas Gilbert Jr. said their guilty verdict eventually turned on a can of soda. “The can of coke: it was really our ‘aha’ moment,” said juror no. 11, Steven D...
2019-06-29 05:00

'Stranger Things' Brings Back New Coke. Sort of. Coca-Cola is using one of its biggest failures as a marketing tool, bringing back New Coke for a limited time in a cross-promotion with Netflix’s retro science-fiction horror series “Stranger Things.”...
2019-05-22 02:16

Feds seize 17 tons of coke at Philadelphia port Federal officials showed off thousands of pounds of cocaine — which amounted to only a fraction of the drug seized from a ship at a Philadelphia port — inside the city’s US Custom House on Friday. In total, authorities seized 35,000 pounds, or 17 and...
2019-06-22 05:16

Remember New Coke? It’s Coming Back. Blame Netflix. The creators of “Stranger Things” wrote the failed beverage into the coming season as part of a big marketing push. With memories of a 1985 backlash faded, Coca-Cola dug out the old recipe....
2019-05-21 16:16

Haley wins red-flagged Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona Justin Haley, making just his third career start in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, took advantage of crazy, stormy weather in central Florida on Sunday and won the Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway....
2019-07-08 09:16

Coca-Cola thinks Americans are ready for Coke with coffee In 2006, Coca-Cola launched Coca-Cola Blak, a coffee-flavored version of its signature product. People didn't like it, and the beverage flopped. Coke stopped selling the product in 2008, just two years after it launched....
2019-05-31 07:48

New Coke Was a Debacle. It’s Coming Back. Blame ‘Stranger Things.’ The creators of the hit Netflix series wrote the failed beverage into the coming season as part of a big marketing push. With memories of a 1985 backlash faded, Coca-Cola dug out the old recipe....
2019-05-22 17:32

'80s nostalgia reaches logical conclusion with this Strangers Things/New Coke ad Stranger Things, set to return for a third season in just a few weeks, has never met something from the 1980s it doesn’t like. There’s no proof of this more convincing than its latest promotional spot: a tie-in with Coca-Cola that, as we first braced...
2019-06-18 18:00

‘New Coke’ is back 34 years after fizzing out — blame ‘Stranger Things’ If Crystal Pepsi is next on deck, we’re outta here. To the chagrin of many, it was announced on Tuesday that Coca-Cola is reviving the oldie but baddie, “New Coke,” the onetime buzzed about soda from the ’80s that fizzled faster than Debbie Gib...
2019-05-21 20:48

We regret to inform you that Stranger Things is bringing New Coke back from the Upside Down Those who lived through New Coke’s short but terrifying reign in 1985 are still traumatized by Coca-Cola’s ill-conceived attempt to reinvigorate the iconic brand with a new formula. We can’t even talk about it. Actually, we don’t talk about it. Hones...
2019-05-22 04:32

Drink like it’s 1985: Coca-Cola revives New Coke for Stranger Things 3 New Coke, Stranger Things-style Stranger Things season 3 is coming to Netflix this July 4, and it's going to be set in the year 1985. As a period detail, the show is going to make reference to New Coke, a disastrous 1980s effort from Coca-Cola to u...
2019-05-21 21:01

Cheetos lip balm, Google+ and New Coke among the 50 worst product flops of all time Even the best companies swing and miss. Apple, Coke, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Netflix all have entries on the all-time worst product flops.        ...
2019-05-27 16:48

Socialite accuses ‘coke-snorting’ ex of abuse in ugly custody battle A Manhattan socialite is waging a nasty custody battle with her allegedly abusive, coke-snorting estranged husband, court papers said. Julianne Michelle — a 34-year-old philanthropist and actress — claims her elevator executive husband Karl Reeves ha...
2019-07-02 20:16

New Coke, an Infamous Blunder, Is Making a Return to Celebrate ‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 (NEW YORK) — Coca-Cola drinkers will get a chance to relive one of the company’s darker chapters as New Coke makes a comeback under a partnership with the Netflix drama “Stranger Things,” the companies announced Tuesday. Seaso...
2019-05-22 00:16

Florida man wearing ‘COKE’ t-shirt arrested for selling crack cocaine: police A Florida ex-convict was wearing a shirt emblazoned with the word “COKE” while selling crack cocaine to an undercover agent last week, an arrest affidavit said....
2019-06-12 06:00

Jurors in father killer trial over cut off allowance say a can of Coke was 'aha moment' that helped to find him guilty Jurors in the murder trial of a Princeton University graduate, who fatally shot his 70-year-old father over cut off allowance, say a can of coke was the “aha moment” that helped to find the man guilty....
2019-06-29 21:00

Drug dealer peddled heroin, fentanyl and coke at Manhattan fast food spots Want some oxy with those fries? A Manhattan drug dealer peddled heroin, fentanyl and cocaine in broad daylight at popular fast food spots — like McDonald’s, Chipotle and Au Bon Pain — while women with small children and babies stood just feet away, a...
2019-06-19 04:48

China's top coke producing province to shut plant that couldn't meet special emission standard China's top coke producing region Shanxi will close all coke plants that cannot meet a special emission standard by Oct. 1, the official Xinhua News Agency reported on Thursday....
2019-06-06 15:16

Police: Suspects in Denver STEM shooting were high on coke, carried guns in guitar case The two students who killed a classmate as they attacked their suburban Denver high school last month were high on cocaine, police say        ...
2019-06-21 08:48

A can of Coke reportedly swayed jury in case of Princeton grad found guilty of murdering father after his allowance was cut Jefferson Siegel/NY Daily News via Getty Images A 34-year-old Princeton graduate and hedge-fund heir was convicted of killing his 70-year-old father after being cut off from most of his $1,000 weekly allowance. The New York Post reported that jurors...
2019-06-30 09:16

New Coke is back after 34 years. Thank 'Stranger Things' season 3 New Coke returns on Thursday after 34 years. Coca-Cola resurrected the iconic drink as part of a tie-in with the Netflix show "Stranger Things."        ...
2019-05-22 00:48

New Coke is back after 34 years. Thank 'Stranger Things' season 3. New Coke returns on Thursday after 34 years. Coca-Cola resurrected the iconic drink as part of a tie-in with the Netflix show "Stranger Things."        ...
2019-05-21 18:16

McIlroy knows this is not just another British Open Rory McIlroy doesn't think he's center of attention as British Open returns to his native Northern Ireland after 68-year wait       ...
2019-07-17 16:16

| Key dates in race to become next British PM and beyond Nominations close Monday for the leadership of Britain's governing Conservative Party, with the eventual winner set to replace Theresa May as prime minister....
2019-06-10 09:32

From the archive: is British TV the best in the world? From apartheid South Africa to Australia, the US and Japan, Peter Batty finds little to match public service television at home in 1975The cover line for the Observer Magazine of 8 June 1975, ‘Is British TV the best in the world?’, is an argument by ...
2019-06-02 10:16

UK says Iran tried to intercept British tanker Iran has tried to intercept a British oil tanker, forcing a Royal Navy warship to intervene, the UK said. Meanwhile, the captain of an Iranian tanker seized off British territory Gibraltar last week has been arrested....
2019-07-11 20:32

British Open: The chase for the Claret Jug Top shots from the 2019 the Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.        ...
2019-07-19 17:48

F1 "can't exist" without Silverstone's British GP, says Hamilton Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton believes Formula 1 could not exist without Silverstone after the venue signed a new deal to keep the British Grand Prix until 2024...
2019-07-12 11:16

The mysterious world of British food British food isn't bad. It's just misunderstood. It's high time we reevaluate our assumptions with 20 classic dishes -- from Yorkshire pudding to jellied eels....
2019-06-12 16:32

A British farewell to the C7-gen Chevrolet Corvette Quintessential America meets quintessential England Corvettes are built for American highways, so we said goodbye to the outgoing variant with a single-track trek across the South of England This is going to be a most pleasant day. I have been tas...
2019-07-19 12:16

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 24 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-05-24 08:48

British PM Theresa May announces resignation Theresa May announced Friday that she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain's next prime minister. She'll stay as prime minsiter until a new party leader is chosen. (May 24)  ...
2019-05-24 13:32

Silverstone to host British GP until at least 2024 Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton's home British Grand Prix will stay at Silverstone for at least the next five years under a new deal announced on Wednesday....
2019-07-11 00:16

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 27 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-05-27 04:32

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 29 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-05-29 03:48

The best British press photography – in pictures The Assignments exhibition is an annual chance to see the top images by UK photojournalists, as chosen by the British Press Photographers’ Association. Warning: readers may find some of the images upsetting Assignments runs from 17–19 May at Bargehou...
2019-05-21 21:48

Moments from golf's British Open Top golfers from around the world descend on the Royal Portrush Golf Club for the British Open in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The tournament runs through July 21, 2019....
2019-07-18 23:32

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 28 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-05-28 03:32

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 31 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-05-31 05:48

Win a money-can't-buy British GT experience at the Silverstone 500! We've teamed up with the British GT Championship to offer you a once-in-a-lifetime experience at its most prestigious event - the Silverstone 500 - on June 9...
2019-05-29 23:32

Then there were two: Johnson and Hunt fight for British PM job Fervent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson and foreign minister Jeremy Hunt emerged on Thursday as the only two candidates left in the race to become British prime minister, with the flamboyant Johnson odds-on favorite to win next month....
2019-06-20 22:48

British PM May in peril over Brexit on EU election day Prime Minister Theresa May was under intense pressure to name a date for her departure after her final Brexit gambit failed, overshadowing a European election that will show a United Kingdom still riven by divisions over its EU divorce....
2019-05-23 11:32

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 23 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-05-23 05:01

Where the heart is: the British at home – in pictures The passionate attachment we have to our homes is part of our cultural identity. Britain’s homes are places where individual, social and cultural identities are exposed, and where submission to – or opposition of – the norm is revealed• Home Sweet Ho...
2019-07-02 10:48

| Trump says Johnson would do 'great job' as British PM US President Donald Trump said that Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, would do a "great job" in the post after the pair had a telephone conversation....
2019-07-20 11:32

British PM candidates take aim at favorite Johnson A host of candidates to replace Theresa May as British prime minister launched their campaigns on Monday promising to solve the turmoil of Brexit and taking shots at frontrunner Boris Johnson....
2019-06-10 18:32

The British Grand Prix was bonkers -- and it could have been even better The British Grand Prix had everything you could want from an F1 race, even though a midrace safety car cut a lot of the entertainment short. A look at the main talking points from the best race in recent memory....
2019-07-14 22:32

British Steel to be placed into administration: report British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, will be placed into administration as early as Wednesday, Sky News reported, jeopardizing some 25,000 jobs....
2019-05-22 12:32

Huawei Gets Kicked in the Teeth by the British The U.K. is a bellwether for the 5G mobile handset market, so the decision by two of its biggest operators not to offer Huawei phones is a real blow....
2019-05-22 22:48

Trump says he wishes British ambassador well U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday offered good wishes to Britain's former ambassador to Washington, Kim Darroch, who resigned this week after stinging criticism from the Republican president following leaked diplomatic cables....
2019-07-12 19:00

The best budget British bangers to buy before Brexit We might be a bit poorer after leaving the EU, according to some experts. So celebrate or dull the pain of Brexit with our best-of-British bargains At some point in 2019, so we’re told, this wonderful country of ours will cut its ties with the EU.  ...
2019-05-21 14:32

Verstappen says Vettel apologised for British GP collision Red Bull Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen says Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel apologised to him immediately after the British Grand Prix for their collision during the race...
2019-07-14 18:32

Bottas thought a one-stop British GP was "out of the question" Valtteri Bottas thought making one-stop was "out of the question" in the Formula 1 British Grand Prix was possible, after losing out to team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the pit stops...
2019-07-14 22:00

Historical war crimes: an amnesty for British soldiers? Defence secretary Penny Mordaunt has promised to introduce a ‘presumption against prosecution’ on historical prosecutions for military veterans. Samira Shackle looks back at the collapse of the investigation into abuse allegations in Iraq, while Cons...
2019-05-30 13:00

Johnston says British Supersport season key to Isle of Man TT win Lee Johnston believes competing in the British Supersport Championship in 2019 was a key step in securing his maiden Isle of Man TT win, having "underachieved" previously...
2019-06-04 17:32

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 11 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-06-11 05:32

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 15 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-15 04:00

British marketplace Soda Says invades the U.S. with sex toys Beware of the British invasion of the sex toys. Okay, maybe it's not that dire. But Soda Says, a sex toy maker and marketplace, is expanding into the U.S.Read More...
2019-05-29 17:32

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 7 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-06-07 06:48

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 10 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-06-10 07:00

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 20 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-06-20 06:00

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 11 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-11 06:00

Hamilton takes record sixth British GP win Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton hailed his home fans after celebrating a record sixth British Grand Prix win on Sunday and stretching his lead over luckless Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas to 39 points....
2019-07-14 22:16

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 12 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-12 03:48

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 6 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-06-06 06:48

British cigarettes, a body in the road: memories of D-Day It is the sounds and smell of war that are indelibly imprinted in the memory of Yves Faucon, who was 12 when allied troops landed in Normandy and set about driving Nazi Germany's forces out of France....
2019-05-28 16:32

Cuadrilla to restart fracking at British site British shale gas company Cuadrilla said on Thursday it would restart fracking at its Preston New Road site in Britain in the third quarter of 2019 and plans to use a thicker fracking fluid to help reduce earth tremors....
2019-07-11 18:48

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 16 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-16 05:01

| Boris Johnson launches campaign to become next British PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, launched his digital campaign to become the Conservative Party leader, coinciding with the visit of "friend" Donald Trump....
2019-06-03 15:16

Bottas leads Hamilton in British GP practice Valtteri Bottas kept Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton off the top of the timesheets in practice for the Formula One leader's home British Grand Prix on Friday, with Ferrari emerging as best of the rest....
2019-07-12 22:16

Three British climbers among group of eight missing in Himalayas Indian search team sent to find climbers, including Americans and Australian, on Nanda Devi amid signs of avalancheAt least three people from the UK, as well as two from the US and an Australian woman, are reported to be among a group of eight climbe...
2019-06-02 04:48

Trump says Boris Johnson would do a ‘very good job’ as British PM Donald Trump today throws his weight behind Boris Johnson to be Britain’s next PM — and reveals other Tory leadership hopefuls have also begged for his backing. The US President spoke glowingly of the ex-Foreign Secretary in a world exclusive intervi...
2019-06-01 15:00

Koepka at British Open with a local lad as his caddie Brooks Koepka's biggest asset during this year's British Open won't be in his bag, it'll be on his bag       ...
2019-07-16 15:16

| Candidates face first cull in battle to be British PM The 10 candidates running to replace Britain's outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May face the first round of voting - when at least one will get the chop....
2019-06-13 14:32

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 13 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-06-13 05:48

Leclerc fastest in final British GP practice "Charles Leclerc led team mate Sebastian Vettel in a Ferrari one-two in final practice for the British Grand Prix on Saturday with Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton third for Mercedes."...
2019-07-13 15:16

British retailer Tesco scales down in Poland Britain’s biggest supermarket chain Tesco has announced the closure of four hypermarkets and a distribution center in Poland. A ban on Sunday trading and growth of discounters has hit the retailer's bottom line....
2019-05-31 17:16

Bottas pips Hamilton to British GP pole Valtteri Bottas beat crowd favourite and Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton by a wafer-thin margin on Saturday to deny his Mercedes team mate a fifth successive British Grand Prix pole position....
2019-07-13 17:16

British retailer Tesco's scales down in Poland Britain’s biggest supermarket chain Tesco has announced the closure of four hypermarkets and a distribution center in Poland. A ban on Sunday trading and growth of discounters has hit the retailer's bottom line....
2019-05-31 13:32

British PM May could meet Russia's Putin at G20: The Times Prime Minister Theresa May is considering a face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at this month's G20 summit in Japan in an effort to begin a thaw in relations before a new British leader comes to power, The Times newspaper repor...
2019-06-17 12:32

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 12 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-06-12 06:16

Hamilton critical of British GP fixture clashes Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton would like more of the limelight on a crowded sporting Sunday that could see the Mercedes driver win his home British Grand Prix for a record sixth time....
2019-07-12 05:00

Sainz's British GP qualifying lap "snowballed into a disaster" McLaren Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz Jr says his qualifying effort for the British Grand Prix "snowballed into a disaster" as he was consigned to 13th on the grid...
2019-07-13 20:32

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 14 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-06-14 05:16

No one ever missed a cut quite like Rory McIlroy did at the British Open McIlroy was doomed to an early exit by a disastrous opening round. His second-round 65 before a loving gallery was “one of the most fun rounds of golf I’ve ever played.”...
2019-07-20 01:48

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 2 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-02 04:32

| Trump calls British ambassador to US 'a very stupid guy' President Donald Trump has called the British ambassador to the United States "a very stupid guy," one day after declaring he would cut contact with the diplomat following a leak of cables describing Trump as "inept"....
2019-07-09 16:48

Silverstone poised for new deal ahead of British GP The endangered British Grand Prix at Silverstone looks set to stay on the Formula One calendar with hopes rising that a new deal will be announced before this weekend's race....
2019-07-09 03:48

British PM May expected to announce date of her departure British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected on Friday to announce the date of her departure, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a more decisive Brexit divorce deal....
2019-05-24 11:16

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 3 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-03 04:32

Adorable photos of the British royal babies Who doesn't love the royal babies? We've rounded up some of the cutest photos of the kids in the British royal family.        ...
2019-05-22 01:48

Trump: U.S. will no longer deal with British ambassador President Donald Trump said he will no longer deal with Britain's ambassador to the United States following a leak of documents that showed the diplomat insulting the Trump administration....
2019-07-09 16:32

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 28 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-06-28 04:16

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 8 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-08 03:32

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 19 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-19 04:48

British eco researcher dies after yacht capsizes A British eco researcher died off the coast of South Africa when the yacht she was aboard was slammed by a furious storm. Sara King, 34, was sailing to Madagascar to research plastic pollution Monday afternoon when the vessel began to capsize about 2...
2019-07-03 19:48

British Steel collapses but will trade in administration The UK's second-largest steel maker has been battling a financial crunch over the past year. A court has now ordered its liquidation, leaving thousands of workers staring at job losses....
2019-05-22 15:16

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 9 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-09 05:32

Iran Says It Has Seized a British-Flagged Oil Tanker Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said Friday that it had seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, as another vessel, bound for Saudi Arabia, lost contact with its owners and abruptly changed course toward Iran....
2019-07-19 22:01

Daniel Ricciardo: one-on-one with F1 star ahead of British GP Ricciardo talks about this season’s troubles, what he hopes to achieve before retiring and how he likes to detach himself from the motoring scene Ahead of next weekend’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone, a number of drivers on the grid found themse...
2019-07-09 10:16

EE keeps Huawei in first British 5G network but halts handsets Britain's biggest mobile operator EE said on Wednesday its 5G network would rely on equipment made by China's Huawei, at least for the first few years, as it announced plans to switch on the next-generation services on May 30....
2019-05-23 00:16

Iran says it has captured a British-flagged oil tanker Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said its navy has captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Follow here for the latest....
2019-07-20 07:48

British minister Gove will not resign: BBC reporter Michael Gove, Britain's environment minister and a high-profile Brexit supporter, will not follow his colleague Andrea Leadsom and resign, a BBC reporter quoted him as saying on Thursday....
2019-05-23 12:48

UK's May Will Still Be PM When Trump Visits In June: British Minister Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that Theresa May would still be prime minister when U.S. President DonaldTrumpvisits Britain in early June....
2019-05-23 17:16

Ken Buchanan is the greatest British boxer of all-time On Ken Buchanan's birthday, Mickey Vann names the lightweight great ahead of Lennox Lewis as the best British fighter in history The post Ken Buchanan is the greatest British boxer of all-time appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-28 17:00

Trump says he feels bad for British Prime Minister May U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he felt bad for British Prime Minister Theresa May, who said on Friday she would quit after failing to deliver Brexit....
2019-05-24 19:32

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 24 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-06-24 04:32

U.S.-British Relationship Sounding More Testy Than ‘Special’ President Trump’s harsh words for a British ambassador and for the prime minister have some wondering what a post-Brexit Britain can really count on from its longtime ally....
2019-07-10 03:32

F1 poised to announce British GP at Silverstone has been saved • F1 will reveal Silverstone contract extension on Wednesday• Sunday’s race set to be last unless new arrangement foundFormula One is expected to announce that the British Grand Prix has been saved at a news conference scheduled for Wednesday afterno...
2019-07-10 11:48

Kelly and Benn appear set for all-British clash at welterweight British welterweights Josh Kelly and Conor Benn remain on a collision course following Benn's latest victory at York Hall The post Kelly and Benn appear set for all-British clash at welterweight appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-22 20:48

British Ambassador To US Quits After Row Over Trump Remarks Britain's ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch said on Wednesday he was resigning after drawing US President Donald Trump's ire for criticising his administration in leaked confidential cables to......
2019-07-10 14:48

8 Chic Ways To Have The Perfect British Summer From the destination restaurant to visit in Cornwall to the homegrown beauty products to keep on hand, consider this your step-by-step guiding to making the most of every lazy, hazy, crazy day of summer – without the hassle of airport security...
2019-06-29 14:32

Former British PM warns of Brexit crisis for Queen Former UK premier John Major has said he would challenge in court any move to force through a "no-deal" Brexit by suspending parliament. Major warned it could drag Queen Elizabeth II into a "constitutional controversy."...
2019-07-10 17:00

Silverstone agrees five-year deal for British GP Lewis Hamilton's home British Grand Prix will stay at Silverstone for at least the next five years under a new deal announced by Formula One on Wednesday....
2019-07-10 18:16

Blood and thunder at sea: British veteran remembers D-Day Seventy-five years ago, a young British sailor stood on the bridge of a warship, its gun barrels pointing out to the coast of France and watched the devastation being rained down on a country he......
2019-05-27 06:48

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 21 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-06-21 07:16

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 18 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-06-18 08:16

British health minister Hancock will stand to be next PM British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate to say they would run to replace Theresa May as prime minister....
2019-05-25 16:16

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 4 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-04 07:48

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 2020."...
2019-05-21 22:16

"UK Going Through Political Nervous Breakdown," Says Ex-British Spy Chief Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a former senior UK intelligence official said on......
2019-07-07 07:32

'We need a British motor show to inspire the next generation' Opinion 18 May, 2019 A British motor show is needed to help educate and inspire the future generations interested in the car industry, says Mike Rutherford...
2019-05-21 20:00

Three British ministers set to resign if Johnson becomes PM: The Times Three British cabinet ministers are set to resign the day Boris Johnson, if as expected, becomes Britain's next prime minister, The Times newspaper reported on Thursday....
2019-07-19 00:32

Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar debuts at British GP Aston Martin Valkyrie runs at the British Grand Prix Aston's 1160bhp multi-million-pound hypercar has been driven in anger during the British Grand Prix weekend The new 1160bhp Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar has run in public for the first time at...
2019-07-13 21:16

Trump attacks British ambassador, takes swipe at UK PM May U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he "will no longer deal" with the British ambassador to the United States, after a weekend news report that the UK diplomat had described Trump’s administration as dysfunctional, clumsy and inept....
2019-07-08 21:32

Network Rail bids for parts of British Steel Firm makes bid to safeguard supply of tracks as up to a dozen buyers including Greybull make offersNetwork Rail has made a bid for parts of British Steel ahead of an initial deadline for offers for the company, which collapsed into liquidation in May...
2019-06-30 19:00

British Foreign Minister Says EU Willing To Renegotiate Brexit Deal British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, a contender to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said Sunday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had indicated the EU was willing to renegotiate the Brexit......
2019-06-10 08:32

Bottas denies teammate Hamilton pole for British GP Valtteri Bottas was six milliseconds faster than Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton on Saturday to take pole position for the British Grand Prix       ...
2019-07-13 17:16

Bottas denies Hamilton his home British GP pole Valtteri Bottas beat crowd favourite and Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton by the blink of an eye on Saturday to deny his Mercedes team mate a fifth successive British Grand Prix pole position....
2019-07-14 00:48

In search of the perfect pub: what makes a great British boozer? They’re under threat – but they’re fighting back. How famous London pubs are adapting to a changing worldMilky tea, fish and chips, the local pub: these were once the enticing mainstays of British life. They’re all still there, of course, but outside...
2019-06-30 14:48

US star taunts British tea-drinking tradition with celebration The US Women's National Soccer team has caused quite the stir with its celebrations at the Women's World Cup, and Alex Morgan became the latest to milk a goal in Lyon on Tuesday....
2019-07-03 15:32

Rob Lowe, bobby on the beat? The US A-listers who ended up on British TV The West Wing star has a new role as a hard-bitten Miami cop decamping to Lincolnshire, in ITV drama Wild Bill. But he’s not the first American to make the unlikely transatlantic move US television is packed with British actors. They are easy to spot...
2019-06-11 19:32

British Gas and SSE to purge petrol and diesel from fleets by 2030 Two of big six energy companies sign up to pledge organised by the Climate GroupTwo of Britain’s biggest energy suppliers are accelerating the drive towards greener vehicles by pledging to replace their existing fleet of vans with all-electric models...
2019-07-08 08:48

British PM May urges successor to strengthen the union of nations Prime Minister Theresa May will urge her successor on Thursday to strengthen the bonds between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, in a veiled criticism of those in her party who are widely thought to prefer Brexit to the union....
2019-07-04 01:32

Women's British Open winner to be paid less than one-third of men's prize The Women's British Open winner's paycheck will be less than one-third of that of her male counterpart's at The Open, but the overall prize fund for the women's major has been significantly increased....
2019-07-08 17:32

Hamilton's pace "deteriorated" in Formula 1 British GP qualifying Lewis Hamilton felt it getting "harder and harder" to extract maximum performance in British Grand Prix qualifying as his Mercedes Formula 1 car's pace "deteriorated" compared to team-mate Valtteri Bottas...
2019-07-13 20:32

British Base jumper dies in Dolomites accident Jean Andre Quemener, 32, from Jersey, is killed in jump from 2,239-metre Sass PordoiA British Base jumper has died in an accident in the Italian Dolomites.Jean Andre Quemener, 32, was reportedly unable to activate his wing suit after jumping from the...
2019-06-11 19:32

British Singer Joss Stone Says She Was Deported From Iran (TEHRAN, Iran) — British soul singer Joss Stone says she was deported from Iran after arriving in the Islamic Republic as part of a worldwide concert tour, even though she didn’t plan to perform there. Posting on Instagram, Stone appears ...
2019-07-04 16:32

Wolff surprised by Mercedes front row lockout at British GP Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff said he was 'surprised' to see Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton claim the front row in qualifying for the British Grand Prix...
2019-07-13 20:32

Clark to face MPs in British steel industry probe The business secretary‎ and the former owners of British Steel are to be called to give evidence to a parliamentary inquiry with the future of the UK's second-largest producer continuing to hang in the balance....
2019-06-08 00:32

Inside the 21st-century British criminal underworld There are almost 5,000 criminal gangs in the UK. But the old family firms are gone – today’s big players are multinational, diversified and tech-savvy. By Duncan CampbellWho rules the underworld today, and where do they conduct their business? Once t...
2019-07-04 18:48

Bronze Age British settlement burned down a year after being built The burned remains of a late Bronze age settlement in England capture a slice of Bronze Age life, but the settlement had only just been built before its demise...
2019-06-12 21:16

Monarchy cost British taxpayers $85.2 million last year Buckingham Palace says the monarchy cost the taxpayer 67 million pounds ($85.2 million) during 2018-19, a 41% increase on the previous financial year...
2019-06-27 23:32

Donald Trump Calls British Ambassador To US "A Very Stupid Guy" President Donald Trump on Tuesday called the British ambassador to the United States "a very stupid guy," one day after declaring he would cut contact with the diplomat following a leak of cables......
2019-07-09 23:48

Russia Blames US Over British Oil Tanker Incident In Gulf Russia on Thursday blamed Washington for the escalation in tensions with Tehran after Britain said Iranian ships had attempted to impede a British oil tanker in Gulf waters....
2019-07-11 19:48

British Grand Prix secured with new Silverstone deal Silverstone will continue to host the British Grand Prix, a home race for five times world champion Lewis Hamilton, beyond this weekend as part of a new deal with Formula One announced on Wednesday....
2019-07-10 18:16

Migrant stowaways hitch ride with Ferrari to British GP Two migrant stowaways ended up being fast-tracked into the British Grand Prix paddock after clambering on board a truck belonging to a Ferrari Formula One team supplier that was waiting to enter Britain....
2019-07-11 18:00

No cart means no John Daly at British Open John Daly has withdrawn from the British Open three days after being told he can’t ride in a cart. The Royal & Ancient Golf Club announced Tuesday that Daly, who won the Open at St. Andrews in 1995, withdrew because of a medical condition. He was rep...
2019-07-10 05:32

British GP: Williams reveals new F1 bargeboard package at Silverstone Williams has arrived at Silverstone with a new bargeboard package for the British Grand Prix, as it seeks to reinvigorate a difficult Formula 1 season at its home race...
2019-07-11 18:00

French giant wades into British Steel auction A French engineering giant has joined the battle for control of the UK's second-biggest steel producer with an approach to buy ‎part of the ailing company that is attracting scrutiny from pensions watchdogs....
2019-06-23 01:32

British Gas owner to cut 700 jobs amid 'growing challenges' British Gas owner Centrica plans to cut around 700 management and back office jobs under previously announced reductions, as it faces "growing challenges."...
2019-06-19 18:00

British Museum 'has head in sand' over return of artefacts Authors of major report accuse institution of hiding from issue of looted colonial-era objectsThe authors of an influential report on colonial-era artefacts, which recommended a restitution programme to transfer hundreds of items from European instit...
2019-06-21 15:48

Iranian boats reportedly tried to seize British oil tanker Tensions between the UK and Iran escalated in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday when five Iranian ships apparently attempted to seize a British oil tanker. The UK-flagged tanker British Heritage was crossing into the Strait of Hormuz when it was approach...
2019-07-11 06:16

Kim Darroch, British ambassador who trashed Trump, resigns Sir Kim Darroch resigned Wednesday as Britain’s ambassador to the US after incurring President Trump’s wrath for calling his administration “dysfunctional” and “inept” in a series of leaked diplomatic cables to London. “Since the leak of official doc...
2019-07-10 15:32

Fight For British PM Job Now Between Boris Johnson And Jermy Hunt Fervent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson and foreign minister Jeremy Hunt emerged on Thursday as the only two candidates left in the race to become British prime minister, with the flamboyant Johnson......
2019-06-21 01:48

Don't Use China In Leadership Bid: Official To British Foreign Secretary British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt should not use China in his campaign to become the next prime minister by "speaking unduly" about the country, its Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, after he......
2019-07-11 19:48

Iran Threatens Retaliation Over British Seizure of Its Tanker Iran’s military warned it would retaliate in response to the seizure of one of its tankers by British forces in Gibraltar last week, while several European foreign ministers urged Tehran to return immediately to full compliance with the 2015 nuclear ...
2019-07-09 20:16

Ferrari duo Leclerc, Vettel fastest in British GP practice Ferrari set the pace in final practice for the British Grand Prix with Charles Leclerc fastest ahead of teammate Sebastian Vettel       ...
2019-07-13 14:48

Donald Trump: we will no longer deal with the British ambassador In latest tweets, US president also attacks Theresa May for making a mess of BrexitDonald Trump has launched a scathing attack on Theresa May and said the US would no longer deal with the British ambassador to Washington after the diplomat’s frank as...
2019-07-09 02:32

Iranian Vessels Tried to Block the Passage of a British Ship, the U.K. Says (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — The British navy said it prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from impeding the passage of a British commercial ship in the Strait of Hormuz early Thursday, a day after Iran’s president warned of re...
2019-07-11 23:16

Leclerc plays down chances of fighting Mercedes in British GP Charles Leclerc has played down Ferrari's chances of fighting Mercedes at the Formula 1 British Grand Prix, admitting the SF90 was "struggling quite a lot" in race simulations on Friday...
2019-07-13 00:16

Mercedes 1-2 in British GP practice, Bottas edges Hamilton Mercedes dominated second practice for the British Grand Prix with Valtteri Bottas outpacing Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton        ...
2019-07-12 23:16

British capture of Iranian tanker won't go 'unanswered': officer Britain's seizure of an Iranian oil tanker off Gibraltar last week will not be "unanswered", Iran's armed forces chief of staff, Major General Mohammad Bagheri, said on Tuesday, according to the semi-official Tasnim news agency....
2019-07-09 10:16

Great British Women: Judy Murray on her success Peugeot ambassador and tennis coach addresses rising stars at Autocar event Judy Murray has spoken on the challenges women face to reach the top of their chosen field at Autocar’s Great British Women in the Car Industry event. Murray, a Peugeot UK ...
2019-06-20 06:32

| 'It's no', France tells British PM hopefuls on renegotiating Brexit The French government has warned the two candidates vying to become Britain's next prime minister that the Brexit divorce deal was not up for renegotiation, echoing warnings from Brussels....
2019-06-28 23:00

U.K. Envoy's Exit Feeds British Worries of Isolation The resignation this week of Britain’s ambassador to Washington under duress has set off a period of self-examination in the U.K. as the nation struggles to find its place in the world ahead of its planned exit from the European Union....
2019-07-12 01:48

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harmful. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."        ...
2019-06-14 19:16

British opposition leader questions Iran accusations The leader of Britain's main opposition party has questioned whether the government had evidence to back up its accusations that Iran was behind attacks on oil tankers in the entrance to the Gulf, and warned against escalating tensions....
2019-06-15 11:48

| Hamilton ducks controversy, praises British fans Lewis Hamilton did his best to avoid controversy when he ducked comparisons with other drivers and heaped praise on his countrymen ahead of his home British Grand Prix...
2019-07-11 20:16

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harm. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."        ...
2019-06-17 08:48

Silverstone to host British Grand Prix until at least 2024 The historic circuit's owner has signed a five-year deal with Formula 1 after two years of uncertainty The owners of Silverstone and Formula 1 have signed a deal to keep the British Grand Prix at the historic circuit until at least 2024.  The agreem...
2019-07-10 22:00

Verstappen: Red Bull's British GP deficit on straights is lower Max Verstappen says his Honda-powered Red Bull is "not too far away on the straights" at the British Grand Prix, as he eyes a second straight Formula 1 victory...
2019-07-14 12:16

British deal with US over Chagos Islands not its finest hour It was not Britain's finest hour.  In the mid-60s Harold Wilson wanted Polaris missiles, the US sought a base in the middle of the Indian Ocean.  ...
2019-05-23 18:16

Seven up: Contest to replace May as British prime minister gets crowded The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with seven candidates now throwing their hat into the ring, saying they would succeed where she failed by taking a deeply-divided Britain out of the European Union....
2019-05-26 01:16

Could the government step in to save stricken British Steel? The loss of strategic industrial capacity – and well-paid jobs – suggests every avenue ought to be exploredTo see the Scunthorpe steelworks in action is to witness British manufacturing prowess at its most visually stunning.Huge slabs of steel, glowi...
2019-05-26 00:16

DNA test turns British day laborer into overnight millionaire He went from serf to lord of the manor overnight. A dirt-poor British day laborer inherited a $63 million countryside mansion — thanks to a DNA test that proved he was the son of a late aristocrat. Jordan Adlard-Rogers was struggling to pay his bills...
2019-05-22 12:32

British Steel situation is 'very difficult': environment minister The situation at British Steel, which is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency 30 million pound ($38 million) loan, is "very difficult", Britain's environment minister said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 10:32

British climber latest to die on Everest amid overcrowding Several climbers have died after enduring long waits to reach summitA British climber has been named as the latest fatality on Everest, in a season marred by poor weather and overcrowding on the world’s highest mountain.The death of Robin Fisher, who...
2019-05-25 18:01

British Open: Why Tommy Fleetwood isn’t feeling any pressure PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Based on his performance in the biggest events the past few years, Englishman Tommy Fleetwood has been a player many have expected to break through and win a major championship. But he’s yet to break through. Fleetwood fi...
2019-07-16 05:48

London’s Mayor Says It’s ‘Un-British to Roll Out the Red Carpet’ for Trump Donald Trump heads to London on Monday for an official three-day visit, but the city’s mayor is making it known that the U.S. president isn’t wanted there....
2019-06-02 17:16

Theresa May To Ask British Lawmakers To Vote On Second Brexit Referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
2019-05-22 04:32

British Airways resumes flights to Pakistan after 11 years ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani state-run media says British Airways has resumed flights to the South Asian country, over a decade after they were suspending in the wake of a truck bombing of a hotel in the capital, which killed dozens. Flights three time...
2019-06-03 08:16

12 Israelis Are Held in Cyprus Over Rape of British Woman The attack was said to have occurred at a hotel in the resort town of Ayia Napa, where the woman and the suspects, some of whom are minors, were staying separately....
2019-07-18 18:16

British Open: Tiger leads chase for the Claret Jug Top shots from the 2019 the Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.        ...
2019-07-16 16:01

Opinion: Rolling out the red carpet for 'nasty' leaders is actually rather British Seeing Donald Trump go after London Mayor Sadiq Khan was as predictable as seeing Trump spell his name wrong. But Khan's mistaken about one thing, Mark Hallam says; it's very British to fawn over this misogynist fibber....
2019-06-03 13:48

Cost Of British Car Insurance Rises In Second Quarter-Survey The cost of an annual comprehensive motor insurance policy in Britain rose 3.5% in the second quarter of 2019, lifted by a rise in the cost of claims, a survey on Monday showed....
2019-07-15 23:16

Newey to make British GT debut at Silverstone 500 for Multimatic Super Formula racer Harrison Newey will make his British GT debut at the Silverstone 500 this weekend, becoming the latest driver to sample the #19 Multimatic Motorsport Ford Mustang GT4...
2019-06-03 17:16

The British Open long shots worth playing LAS VEGAS — As work schedules go, Tiger Woods has it good. It has been a memorable year, just not a busy one, for Woods, who is taking a lot of time off from golf. Basically, he’s just showing up to play majors. But after a dramatic win at the Master...
2019-07-16 22:16

3 Thai men sentenced to death for killing British expatriate A court in Thailand has sentenced three Thai men to death in the murder of a British expatriate and his Thai wife whose brother allegedly ordered the killings....
2019-05-31 12:16

Sir Chris Hoy back to British GT in two races with Ford WEC drivers Sir Chris Hoy will return to British GT and team up with Ford World Endurance Championship drivers in the Multimatic Motorsports Ford Mustang GT4 at Spa and Donington Park...
2019-05-22 14:16

BritBox: the one-stop streaming service for classic British TV There are plenty of options for TV streaming these days – but if you're hankering after some good old British television, BritBox may be what you need.BritBox is an online portal for British TV boxsets and original programming, bringing a...
2019-07-19 15:16

Australian jailed to 10 years over British backpacker rape SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped a British backpacker during a monthlong ordeal in the country’s Outback has been jailed for 10 years. Marcus Allyn Keith Martin had pleaded guilty in the District Court of Cairn...
2019-05-29 06:16

Under-the-radar Lowry moves into spotlight at British Open Shane Lowry shot 4-under 67 to take the clubhouse lead at the British Open after benefiting from coming into the tournament somewhat under the radar        ...
2019-07-18 17:48

Can you guess the British city from the vintage travel poster? Leeds or Llandudno? Can you tell these popular destinations from their marketing material?Which city or town is this?BournemouthBrightonBognorWhich city or town is this?PortsmouthNewcastleGlasgowWhich city or town is this?NorwichNottinghamNewportWhic...
2019-05-22 22:00

Portrush attendance 2nd highest in British Open history British Open notes: Record attendance for practice at Portrush; Women's British Open could see name change under R&A control        ...
2019-07-18 01:32

Rory McIlroy just became the ultimate British Open tease PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Rory McIlroy brought himself and the thousands of home fans madly cheering him on to tears after his emotional British Open second round Friday at Royal Portrush. He had just shot a 6-under 65 — matching the low round of ...
2019-07-20 01:16

This isn’t the same Jordan Spieth making noise at British Open PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Jordan Spieth is two good rounds at Royal Portrush away from stopping everyone from asking him, “What’s wrong?’’ Spieth, who hasn’t won since his 2017 British Open triumph at Royal Birkdale, positioned himself to hoist a ...
2019-07-20 01:16

| Peaty leads British charge in South Korea Virtually untouchable when on song, breaststroke king Adam Peaty will spearhead a potent British team at the FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea....
2019-07-17 12:48

British Open: Gary Woodland is still a stranger in Ireland PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — They had a special day for Gary Woodland recently in his hometown of Topeka, Kan., to celebrate his U.S. Open victory at Pebble Beach last month. Woodland estimated there were about 3,500 people lining the streets to hono...
2019-07-18 04:48

Donald Trump Says Boris Johnson Would Do "Great Job" As British PM US President Donald Trump said Friday that Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, would do a "great job" in the post after the pair had a telephone conversation....
2019-07-20 03:48

European elections expose polarized British public Support for Labour and the Conservatives has collapsed, with the Brexit Party and pro-Remain parties coming out on top. So where does this leave the UK? Samira Shackle reports from London....
2019-05-28 00:00

Golf: Grillo sinks hole-in-one at British Open Argentina's Emiliano Grillo claimed a hole-in-one on the opening morning of the British Open as he aced the par-three 13th at Royal Portrush on Thursday....
2019-07-18 13:00

Trump mum on British PM race ahead of state visit U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday kept mum on the race to be the next British prime minister, but praised the two most high-profile proponents of Britain's departure from the European Union on Thursday as he prepared for a state visit to Britai...
2019-05-30 20:16

Queen Elizabeth Marks 100 Years Of British Airways Queen Elizabeth saw the ticket from her first long-haul flight after her coronation when she visited British Airways' Heathrow headquarters on Thursday to mark the airline's centenary....
2019-05-24 03:16

British PM May hosts victorious England cricket team British Prime Minister Theresa May hosted the World Cup-winning England cricket team in the garden of her Downing Street residence on Monday, describing their win as "one of the great sporting spectacles of our time"....
2019-07-15 22:32

Zoë Kravitz Covers The July Issue Of British Vogue "The making of a sizeable portion of the July issue took Vogue’s fashion teams first to Kenya, then to Morocco to chronicle the beautiful wedding of Idris Elba and Sabrina Dhowre," Edward Enninful writes in his editor's letter...
2019-06-03 19:16

New Vauxhall Corsa kickstarts rejuvenation of British brand The Corsa gets a new nose, but all Opel-Vauxhall models arriving after this will get a front-end treatment even more reminiscent of the recent GTX concept car ‘Most robust’ new supermini gets PSA Group underpinnings and pure-electric option The ne...
2019-06-04 13:00

Trump tells British PM: We'll have a very substantial trade deal Donald Trump told British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday that the United States would do a very substantial and fair deal with the United Kingdom after Brexit....
2019-06-04 15:48

Widow discovers her late husband of 64 years was a British spy A widow was left stunned after discovering her husband of 64 years was a spy who took his double life secret to his grave. Audrey Phillips, 85, knew Glyn as a family man and civil engineer who loved to play for his local football team — and had...
2019-05-25 01:00

British PM Theresa May to resign next month over Brexit gridlock British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Friday she will resign next month, following three years of failing to solidify a deal to leave the European Union....
2019-05-24 19:16

Outgoing British PM May To Call On Trump For Economic Cooperation British Prime Minister Theresa May will call on U.S. President Donald Trump to deepen transatlantic economic cooperation on Tuesday, saying a bilateral trade deal could make their partnership "greater......
2019-06-04 16:32

Sir Jackie Stewart to reunite with 1969 F1 British GP-winning car Sir Jackie Stewart will be reunited with the Matra MS80 he drove to victory in the 1969 Formula 1 British Grand Prix at next month's Silverstone Classic...
2019-06-04 17:32

Poland bestows honor on controversial British philosopher Poland's president has bestowed a prestigious state honor on a conservative English philosopher who has stirred controversy at home with comments about homosexuality, Islamophobia and Jews....
2019-06-04 19:16

Hamilton flies the flag with pride in record British GP win Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton wrote a new chapter in British Grand Prix history on Sunday with a record sixth home win that he ranked as one of the best and proudest days of his life....
2019-07-15 07:16

| Hamilton says British crowd gave him 'energy' for record win Lewis Hamilton said the home crowd gave him the "energy" to help him claim a record sixth British Grand Prix victory ahead of his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas....
2019-07-15 00:32

Trump says British royal Meghan was 'nasty' to him in new interview Donald Trump thinks that Meghan, wife of the British royal Harry, is "very nice" even if she has been "nasty" to him, the U.S. president said in pre-released extracts of a broadcast interview....
2019-06-05 00:32

Are British shoppers finally ditching skinny jeans? The ever present look is giving way to styles such as ‘mom jeans’ – but sales show skinny jeans are refusing to dieThey are the fashion trend that has refused to die, but there are signs that 20 years after Kate Moss and a selection of indie rockers ...
2019-07-13 13:00

Boris Johnson says next British PM must deliver 'proper' Brexit Britain's new prime minister must move quickly to "properly" leave the European Union, Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson said on Friday after Theresa May said she would step down....
2019-05-24 19:32

Huawei to Answer Questions on 5G From British Lawmakers on Monday A senior Huawei official will face questions from British lawmakers next week amid an ongoing furore over the role it should play in next-generation 5G telecom networks, the UK parliament said on......
2019-06-07 14:16

Tiger Woods gets first look at Royal Portrush for British Open Tiger Woods took in all 18 holes at Royal Portrush, which will play host to the British Open for the first time since 1951, for a practice round.       ...
2019-07-14 17:32

British Steel on the brink of collapse - with 25,000 jobs at risk Britain's second-largest steel producer is on the brink of collapse amid growing signs that an emergency government loan would fail to materialise, putting a total of close to 25,000 jobs at risk....
2019-05-21 14:38

Rob Ball's Funland: British seaside towns – in pictures “To me, the seaside is heady and joyous all year round,” says photographer Rob Ball. “We have memories of family holidays or time spent by the coast, so we all have a connection to it.” Ball has published three books of coast-based photos since movin...
2019-05-21 21:48

Trump tells British PM: we’ll have a very substantial trade deal Donald Trump told British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday that the United States would do a very substantial and fair deal with the United Kingdom after Brexit....
2019-06-04 12:16

Who is Boris Johnson, Brexit champion and wannabe British PM? A penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and fanning the flames of euroskepticism: Meet the man plotting to become Britain's next leader. Paola Totaro reports from London....
2019-05-24 18:00

British Open 2019: Round 1 and 2 tee times and pairings The 148th Open Championship begins Thursday at Royal Portrush as the tournament returns to Northern Ireland for the first time since 1951.       ...
2019-07-15 19:32

British PM Theresa May prepares to step down; 13 seek to replace her Thirteen candidates are vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is preparing to step down Friday after failing to reach an agreement on Brexit....
2019-06-03 21:32

Unmistakably British: Melania Trump's outfits inspired by UK From Big Ben prints to an Eliza Dolittle hat, the first lady’s choices are filled with sartorial referencesPrincess Diana, Big Ben, a double decker bus, Eliza Doolittle and the D-day veterans: Melania Trump’s sartorial reference points for the first ...
2019-06-03 19:16

Golf: Korean duo An and Park on the rise at British Open South Korea's An Byeong-hun roared up the British Open leaderboard as he picked up three strokes by the halfway stage of his third round on Saturday....
2019-07-20 18:32

Iran Says Its Seizure of British Ship Was a ‘Reciprocal’ Move TEHRAN, Iran — A powerful council in Iran said Saturday the country’s seizure of a British oil tanker in the strategic Strait of Hormuz was in response to Britain’s role in impounding an Iranian supertanker two weeks earlier. Spokes...
2019-07-20 19:32

Darren Clarke’s British Open homecoming an emotional one PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Darren Clarke knew the feeling on the first tee was going to be different than anything before. He just didn’t know how dramatically different. It was 6:35 in the morning Thursday and Clarke, a native of Northern Ireland ...
2019-07-18 20:16

British soldier prepping D-Day events drowns in Normandy PARIS (AP) — The British Army says a soldier preparing commemorations for the 75th anniversary of D-Day has died in a Normandy swimming accident. The army said the 30-year-old Lance Corporal Darren Jones of the Royal Engineers died in a canal near Pe...
2019-06-04 10:00

The Latest: Tee times brought forward at British Open Tee times for final round of British Open brought forward because of expected bad weather in the afternoon        ...
2019-07-20 20:48

| Brexit debate draws newcomers into British politics With no previous political experience, Jessica Simor and James Wells are both candidates in the upcoming European elections for rival parties born out of the divisive Brexit debate that is shaking up politics in Britain....
2019-05-22 01:16

Contest to replace May as British prime minister hots up The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with five candidates now vying for a job whose central task will be to find a way to take a divided Britain out of the European Union....
2019-05-25 11:32

Tiger Woods looks in pain after first shot at British Open Tiger Woods wasn’t kidding when he said his game wasn’t as sharp as he wanted. On his first shot of the British Open, Woods pulled his tee ball left into the thick rough and appeared to be in some pain, too. Woods, who won The Masters in ...
2019-07-18 19:00

British Open back at Royal Portrush and puts on quite a show Back at Royal Portrush, British Open delivers a celebration of golf and some rough starts by McIlroy and Woods        ...
2019-07-19 02:00

Trump calls British ambassador a ‘very stupid guy’ and a ‘pompous fool’ The special relationship between the U.S. and Britain descended into a round of name-calling after a leak of the U.K. ambassador’s cables in which he called the Trump administration "inept" and "dysfunctional."...
2019-07-09 16:00

A Tough British Open Start for Tiger Woods, and Several Other Stars Woods shot a seven-over-par 78, a stroke better than Rory McIlroy, the local favorite at Royal Portrush. J.B. Holmes, a long-driving American, took the first-round lead....
2019-07-19 02:00

Phil Mickelson’s diet of no help in sluggish British Open start PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Apparently, neither the diet nor the exotic coffee blend worked for Phil Mickelson on Thursday as he struggled to a disappointing 5-over 76 in the first round of the British Open at Royal Portrush. Mickelson, before the t...
2019-07-19 03:48

David Duval’s British Open nightmare a lonely trek PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — You cannot hide in golf. No other sport exposes the competitor as cruelly as golf does. There are no timeouts in golf. There is no halftime break. The coach cannot pull you aside, give you a pep talk or set you stra...
2019-07-19 03:48

British Open tee times, pairings: Full second-round schedule The first day of play at the 2019 British Open was rough for a lot of stars. Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Phil Mickelson were among the big names to struggle in the opening round at Royal Portrush, and they’ll have to turn it around on Day 2. ...
2019-07-19 10:48

British Pound Falls to Two-Year Low Amid U.K. Economic Worries The currency fell against the dollar to its lowest level in two years, as investors grew worried about the country’s prospects and the specter of a no-deal Brexit....
2019-07-09 22:48

British Diplomats Say Trump’s Dispute with the Ambassador Has Come at the Worst Possible Time The escalation of a diplomatic rift between the U.S. and the U.K. over leaked ambassadorial cables has left some British officials worried over their ability to conduct business in Washington — just when the U.K. was hoping to rely more on the ...
2019-07-09 21:32

British Airways Faces $230 Million Fine Over Data Breach A U.K. privacy watchdog has proposed a $230 million fine for the owner of British Airways—a potentially record, privacy-related penalty in Europe—alleging it failed to protect passenger data after a hack last year....
2019-07-09 17:48

Next generation farming: How drones are changing the face of British agriculture Agricultural drones could help farmers take care of their crops and even cut down on pesticides. While there's certainly some buzz, laws and price tags may hinder the industry from taking off....
2019-07-19 12:48

Iran reports seizure of British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf Iranian authorities have seized a British-flagged oil tanker and briefly detained a second vessel in the Strait of Hormuz. Tehran has ordered the Stena Impero's 23 crew members to remain on board at Bandar Abbas port....
2019-07-20 09:00

Promoted: Strong British GT Spa result Jack Butel's target Aston Martin Racing Academy driver Jack Butel is hopeful of a strong result at Spa-Francorchamps for this weekend's British GT round having done well at the circuit in previous seasons...
2019-07-20 12:32

British ambassador trashes ‘inept’ Trump in secret memos Over the past three years, Britain’s ambassador to the US has been firing off memos to officials in London insulting President Trump as “inept,’’ “incompetent’’ and “insecure,’’ it was reported Sunday....
2019-07-07 13:32

Trump administration 'uniquely dysfunctional,' British ambassador to US reportedly says Britain's ambassador to the United States described President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional," "clumsy" and "inept," the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported, citing a series of confidential memos....
2019-07-07 11:48

Iran threatens to retaliate after British forces seized oil tanker A senior official in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Friday it would be the Islamic Republic’s “duty” to seize a British oil tanker in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian ship in Gibraltar by the Royal Marines. British forces seized the superta...
2019-07-05 16:00

No cart for you: R&A tells John Daly to take a walk at British Open John Daly will have to walk the course at Royal Portrush if he wants to play in his 24th British Open, beginning July 18.        ...
2019-07-07 03:16

India hands over remains of British climbers who died in Himalayas The bodies of three climbers from the UK who died while trying to reach the top of an unscaled Himalayan peak have been handed over to the British high commission in India....
2019-07-06 20:48

British Open organizers refuse request by Daly to use cart Organizers of the British Open have refused a request by former champion John Daly to use a golf cart at the championship in Royal Portrush this month        ...
2019-07-06 20:16

Iran threatens British shipping in retaliation for tanker seizure An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander threatened on Friday to seize a British ship in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker by Royal Marines in Gibraltar....
2019-07-06 03:16

Iran: British tanker seizure follows ‘rule of reciprocal action’ Iranian leaders said the country seized a British oil tanker on Friday in retaliation for the UK’s role in impounding an Iranian ship two weeks ago. “The rule of reciprocal action is well-known in international law,” said Abbas Ali Kadkhodaei,...
2019-07-20 21:48

Iran calls for seizure of British ship if oil tanker isn't freed A top adviser to Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday encouraged forces to seize a British oil tanker as a response to London's taking an Iranian supertanker off the coast of Gibraltar....
2019-07-05 21:16

British Airways fined $229m over last year’s data breach British Airways (BA) is about to be slapped with a massive fine of £183 million ($229 million) by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The penalty is for failing to secure its site and preventing the theft of some 500,000 users’ personal info...
2019-07-08 11:16

UK regulator to hit British Airways with record fine over 2018 hack The UK's data privacy authority has announced it intends to levy its largest ever fine against airline British Airways (BA). The airline will have to pay £183.39 million ($230 million) to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) fo...
2019-07-08 11:16

Iran says it seized British tanker, denies U.S. brought down drone Iran said it had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday but denied Washington's assertion that the U.S. Navy had downed an Iranian drone nearby this week, as tensions in the Gulf region rose again....
2019-07-20 08:48

Iran says it captured British oil tanker; oil prices move higher Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it seized a British tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, claiming it failed to follow international marine regulations....
2019-07-19 21:32

Iran claims it seized British tanker in Strait of Hormuz Iranian officials said Friday they had seized a 30,000-ton British tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, further inflaming tensions in the region, The Guardian is reporting. The British tanker Stena Impero suddenly veered off course and into Iranian waters...
2019-07-19 22:32

Lee Westwood’s British Open lucky charm has him eyeing first major win PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Because he’s 46 now and on the back nine of his career, Lee Westwood is no longer pestered with questions about why he’s yet to win a major championship. The fact that he’s one shot out of the lead entering this wee...
2019-07-20 01:16

Iran seizes two British-linked tankers in Strait of Hormuz The Iranian Revolutionary Guard announced Friday that they seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the same region where the United States says one of its ships shot down an Iranian drone earlier this week....
2019-07-20 02:00

Iran Says It Captured British Oil Tanker; UK Hits Out, Claims 2 Seized Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital international......
2019-07-20 03:48

British Airways faces $229M fine over data breach LONDON — British Airways is facing a $229 million fine over a breach that compromised information on half a million customers — the biggest penalty to date under new, tougher regulations and one that is likely to be seen as a test case for companies ...
2019-07-09 01:32

Trump assails UK's May, British ambassador who called his administration inept U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Prime Minister Theresa May and her ambassador to Washington on Monday while Britain voiced regret for a leak of confidential memos in which the diplomat called Trump's administration "dysfunctional" and "inept."...
2019-07-08 23:00

British Open 2019: Tee times, pairings, TV, streaming and more for third round The third round of the British Open tees off Saturday beginning at 4:35 a.m. ET. Essential information you need to know for Round 3.       ...
2019-07-20 06:16

Wireless festival review – British rap stars show Americans how it's done Finsbury Park, LondonIn his first major set since leaving prison, J Hus made a joyful homecoming and outshone much of the A-list American talent – the irrepressible Cardi B asideIt’s barely past lunchtime on Friday when the first wig goes flying thro...
2019-07-08 15:32

British Airways Fined $229 Million Over Customers' Data Theft British Airways has been fined more than 183 million pounds after computer hackers last year stole bank details from hundreds of thousands of passengers, its parent group IAG said Monday....
2019-07-08 14:16

Germany and France condemn Iran's seizure of British tanker Germany and France expressed "solidarity" with the United Kingdom after Iran seized the Stena Impero on Friday. The incident came amid already deteriorating diplomatic relations between Iran and several Western powers....
2019-07-20 15:00

British children, as young as 7, being used by gangs to deal drugs: researchers Thousands of children in Britain - most aged between 15 and 17 - are being used by so-called county lines gangs to carry drugs from cities to be sold in rural areas, according to research by The Children's Society, a charity....
2019-07-05 20:00

British couple’s Jamaica wedding in paradise turns into nightmare Their dream of a wedding in paradise turned into quite a nightmare for a UK couple who now aren’t even sure their nuptials were legal. Andy Helson and Heidi Brown saved for more than a year and spent the equivalent of $57,000 for the ceremony a...
2019-07-14 15:48

British Grand Prix: Bottas heads Mercedes one-two in Silverstone FP2 Valtteri Bottas narrowly beat Formula 1 team-mate Lewis Hamilton to the fastest time in second practice for the British Grand Prix, as Mercedes moved to the top of the order...
2019-07-13 00:16

Podcast: British GP live with Antonio Giovinazzi and Gary Anderson Alfa Romeo Formula 1 driver Antonio Giovinazzi and former technical director Gary Anderson appear on Autosport's live British Grand Prix podcast, recorded at the F1 Racing Fan Village...
2019-07-12 11:16

Alan Turing revealed as new face of British 50-pound note The World War II codebreaker, whose work was widely credited with hastening the end of the war and saving thousands of lives, committed suicide in 1954 after he was convicted of engaging in homosexual activity....
2019-07-16 02:00

Darren Clarke gets hometown honor at 2019 British Open PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Darren Clarke, the 2011 British Open champion who grew up about an hour from Portrush and now has a home in the seaside village, will strike the first tee shot in Thursday’s opening round of the Open Championship. Clarke ...
2019-07-16 03:32

Fort Shirley, Where A Mutiny Led to Emancipation of the British Slave Soldiers Dominica is one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean. Its beauty, however, belies a somewhat violent past when it was often a center of violent conflict.  ...
2019-07-16 07:32

British Grand Prix should not clash with Wimbledon, says Lewis Hamilton • Men’s SW19 final and World Cup final on same day as race• Hamilton: ‘This weekend needs all the focus of the country’The British Grand Prix should ensure it does not clash with other major sporting events, Lewis Hamilton has said before this weeken...
2019-07-11 23:32

British Leadership Rivals Take Brexit Position That Sets Up Clash With EU The two contenders to succeed Theresa May as U.K. prime minister said during a debate that they want to ditch controversial proposals for managing the Irish border after Brexit, raising the risk of and abrupt and messy split with the bloc....
2019-07-16 07:32

McLaren: High risk to not stop Norris for second time in British GP McLaren says committing Lando Norris to an early final British Grand Prix pitstop would have been "high risk", after the strategy call it made dropped him out of the points...
2019-07-16 10:48

Woods defends his lack of golf ahead of British Open Tiger Woods has shrugged off concerns about his lack of golf heading into this week's British Open, saying he needs to carefully manage the remaining years of his career....
2019-07-16 15:48

Mystery, excitement for British Open's return to Portrush BRITISH OPEN '19: A return to Northern Ireland's Royal Portrush brings a mixture of mystery and excitement        ...
2019-07-11 22:32

Royal Portrush, Once Deemed Too Small, Gets Another Shot at the British Open In 1951 the Open was played outside of Scotland and England for the first time at the club in Northern Ireland. Almost 70 years later, the Open returns....
2019-07-17 00:32

British police to investigate leak of ambassador's memos that led to his resignation British police on Friday said they had opened an investigation into a leak of confidential memos that led to the resignation of the British ambassador to Washington....
2019-07-13 09:32

Lewis Hamilton says British GP win is greatest moment for any home driver • Hamilton thanks fans after record sixth British Grand Prix win• ‘It’s been single most incredible feeling,’ says Mercedes driverLewis Hamilton celebrated his victory at the British Grand Prix by revelling in the support he received at Silverstone a...
2019-07-14 23:32

'Extinction Rebellion' opens 'summer uprising' in 5 British cities "Extinction Rebellion" environmental activists rallied in Britain en masse again Monday as part of their "summer uprising" to demand action to fight climate change....
2019-07-15 19:48

Rory McIlroy faces new level of pressure at British Open What’s old is very new this week as it relates to the 148th British Open. For the first time in 68 years, the Open Championship will be played outside of Great Britain — at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. The Open, too, is now the final of the fo...
2019-07-14 08:16

Bottas pips Hamilton to pole at British Grand Prix Valtteri Bottas denied Lewis Hamilton pole position at his home British Grand Prix by the tiniest of margins, crossing the line just 0.006 seconds ahead of his Mercedes teammate....
2019-07-14 08:00

Lewis Hamilton wins record 6th British GP, extends F1 lead Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton won a record sixth British Grand Prix on Sunday after jumping ahead of Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas by taking advantage of the safety car being deployed       ...
2019-07-14 17:32

Phil Mickelson says he lost 15 pounds with a six-day fast before British Open Golfer Phil Mickelson, who turned 49 last month, says he has lost 15 pounds by fasting for six days before this week's British Open.        ...
2019-07-15 17:48

British Open champion Francesco Molinari has one regret about tattoo he got when he was 18 Champion Golfer of the Year for 2018, Francesco Molinari has a tattoo, which he got when he was 18. But he has a regret about getting it.        ...
2019-07-15 17:48

Hamilton chose not to block Bottas's pass for British GP lead Lewis Hamilton says he decided not to block Mercedes Formula 1 team-mate Valtteri Bottas while the pair battled for the lead in the early laps of the British Grand Prix...
2019-07-15 18:16

Motor racing: Leclerc fastest in final British GP practice Charles Leclerc led team mate Sebastian Vettel in a Ferrari one-two in final practice for the British Grand Prix on Saturday with Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton third for Mercedes....
2019-07-13 17:16

Podcast: Could Bottas have beaten Hamilton in the British Grand Prix Whether Valtteri Bottas could have beaten Mercedes Formula 1 team-mate Lewis Hamilton to British Grand Prix victory is the main talking point on the latest episode of The Autosport Podcast...
2019-07-15 18:16

Valtteri Bottas edges out Lewis Hamilton for British F1 GP pole • Finn fastest by 0.006sec ahead of Mercedes teammate• Leclerc third for Ferrari, Red Bull’s Verstappen fourthValtteri Bottas took pole for the British Grand Prix, putting in a fine performance in qualifying under great pressure from the challenge of...
2019-07-13 16:48

Government sets deadline for final British Steel bids Bidders for British Steel have been told to submit their final offers for the company by midnight on Monday as advisers to the government draw up detailed contingency plans for the potential closure of its vast Scunthorpe steelworks....
2019-07-13 15:48

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising' Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bolder action to tackle climate change and slow the worldwide loss of plant and animal species....
2019-07-15 18:32

British Open: Famous 16th hole at Royal Portrush British Open: Golfweek's Geoff Shackelford talks about the Dunluce course at Royal Portrush and the famous 16th hole.        ...
2019-07-17 01:32

Tiger Woods still fixing his game ahead of British Open PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — It all sounded very odd. Tiger Woods, on Tuesday in advance of the 2019 British Open at Portrush, was reminiscing about last year’s near-miss in the Open at Carnoustie sounding like a wet-behind-the-ears youngster lamenti...
2019-07-17 01:32

British tourist ‘may never walk again’ after snapping neck on water slide A British tourist faces being paralyzed for life after he broke his neck on a water slide in Spain. David Briffaut, 23, snapped two vertebrae in his neck in a freak accident after sliding head-first down the ‘Splash’ ride on a board into the water. T...
2019-07-17 06:32

2019 British GP preview: the story of Silverstone's surfacing disaster After the woes of 2018, everything is riding on freshly laid asphalt at Silverstone, including this weekend's F1 race Stuart Pringle can still boast a full head of hair, which is always a bonus for a chap in his forties. But in his case, it’s genuin...
2019-07-11 01:32

2019 British GP preview: Charles Leclerc's rise to F1 stardom At just 21, Charles Leclerc’s star is rising rapidly at Ferrari – and Silverstone would be a great location for a maiden F1 victory There was a huge sense of anticipation over Charles Leclerc’s promotion from Sauber to Ferrari to partner Sebastian V...
2019-07-11 01:32

The Latest: Changing weather, steady Clarke at British Open The Latest from the British Open: Weather enough to be a nuisance as Clarke holds steady at Royal Portrush        ...
2019-07-18 10:48

British football fan detained in UAE lodges human rights complaint Ali Issa Ahmad brings case to UN alleging he was tortured after wearing Qatar T-shirt to matchA British football fan who says he was detained and tortured while on holiday in the United Arab Emirates because he wore a Qatar shirt has lodged a legal c...
2019-07-18 15:32

David Duval makes nightmare 13 at British Open — and it could’ve been worse However rough your morning is, just know that David Duval’s is worse. The 2001 British Open champ started out strong at Portrush, with two birdies on the first two holes. Then he put up a quadruple bogey. Then he put up a disaster of epic propo...
2019-07-18 16:48

12 Israelis Detained in Cyprus for Alleged Rape of British Woman (PARALIMNI, Cyprus) — A Cyprus court has ordered 12 Israelis vacationing on the east Mediterranean island nation to remain in police custody for eight days after a 19-year-old British woman alleged that she was raped. Judge Tonia Nicolaou remov...
2019-07-18 17:00

New 5-year deal for British Grand Prix at Silverstone agreed Silverstone will continue to host the British Grand Prix until at least 2024 following the announcement of a new five-year deal on Wednesday       ...
2019-07-10 17:00

Controversial Silverstone DRS zone dropped for British Grand Prix The controversial Formula 1 DRS zone that included the first two sweeps of the Silverstone circuit has been dropped for this year's British Grand Pri...
2019-07-10 09:32

All the Details on Meghan Markle's Rumored Collab With British Vogue Meghan Markle is getting into the magazine business! The Duchess of Sussex is set to guest edit the September edition of British Vogue, multiple outlets report. While the new mom is still......
2019-07-10 09:16

British billionaire Dyson snaps up Singapore's priciest penthouse British billionaire and inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner James Dyson has bought the most expensive apartment in Singapore, where his company plans to build an electric car....
2019-07-10 08:48

British Open 2019: Round 2 tee times, pairings, TV, streaming The first round of the 2019 British Open wasn't pretty, but there's still much golf to be played. Here's the info you need for TV and streaming        ...
2019-07-19 02:00

Iranian boats harass British tanker in the Gulf: US officials Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British warship warned them, U.S. officials said....
2019-07-11 04:48

British Open 2019: Round 1 tee times, pairings, how to watch Round 1 of the 148th British Open tees off Thursday morning. Here's everything you need to catch Woods, Mickelson and more on TV and streaming online.        ...
2019-07-18 01:32

British Open is in Northern Ireland, and a region defined by the Troubles can’t quite believe it “It was beyond the realms of possibility,” Darren Clarke, a former British Open champion and resident of Portrush, said of the town hosting the tournament for the first time in 68 years. “It was just never going to happen.”...
2019-07-18 00:16

British teens with Down syndrome crowned prom king and queen Two British teens with Down syndrome capped off their school careers with an “absolutely wonderful” night at the prom — where they were voted king and queen by their peers. “They were both buzzing when they came home,” recalle...
2019-07-17 06:32

Abiteboul: Hulkenberg run hurt by Ricciardo F1 British GP strategy focus Renault Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul has admitted Nico Hulkenberg was let down by a strategy call while the team was focussing on Daniel Ricciardo during the British Grand Prix...
2019-07-17 09:32

'Surprised' Haas F1 team to keep Rich Energy livery for British GP The Haas Formula 1 team will run with its normal Rich Energy branding at the British Grand Prix despite its title sponsor's "surprise" claim the deal had been terminated...
2019-07-11 18:00

Valkyrie British GP debut was "two fingers" to Aston Martin critics Aston Martin's first public run of the Valkyrie hypercar it developed with Red Bull was chosen for the British Grand Prix partly to give "two fingers" to the company's critics...
2019-07-17 09:32

Iranian ships tried to block British oil tanker in Persian Gulf Iranian ships attempted to obstruct a British-flagged commercial oil tanker as it sailed in the Persian Gulf, Britain's Defense Ministry said.        ...
2019-07-11 14:32

Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving warnings from a British Navy ship accompanying a commercial tanker, the government said in a statement....
2019-07-11 11:48

3 Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving “verbal warnings” from a British Navy vessel accompanying a commercial vessel, the government said in a statement....
2019-07-11 09:48

U.S.-U.K. ‘special relationship’ is in tatters after British ambassador, under fire, resigns President Trump saw an opportunity to embarrass the British government, already divided by Brexit, and used it to drive a wedge into another country....
2019-07-11 09:48

British oil tanker in the Gulf ‘harassed’ by Iranian boats: U.S. officials The incident occurred almost a week after British Royal Marines boarded an Iranian tanker, Grace 1, off Gibraltar and seized it on suspicion that it was breaking sanctions by taking oil to Syria....
2019-07-11 06:32

10 players to watch this week at the British Open at Royal Portrush The 2019 British Open begins Thursday on a largely untested course at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. Here are 10 players to watch this week.       ...
2019-07-17 13:16

Hamilton British GP fastest lap "made data look silly" - Wolff Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff says Lewis Hamilton made "all the data look a little bit silly" when he took the fastest lap in the British Grand Prix...
2019-07-17 18:32

Former British Diplomats Say Trump’s Dispute With the Ambassador Has Come at the Worst Possible Time The escalation of a diplomatic rift between the U.S. and the U.K. over leaked ambassadorial cables has left former British officials worried over their country’s ability to conduct business in Washington — just when the U.K. was hoping to...
2019-07-10 00:48

Silverstone signs new F1 deal to run British Grand Prix until 2024 Silverstone circuit chiefs have agreed a new five-year deal with Liberty Media, which will keep the British Grand Prix venue on the Formula 1 calendar until 2024...
2019-07-10 15:48

Favorite son McIlroy vows to stay focused at British Open Rory McIlroy knows he will be the center of attention at next month's British Open, but is confident he can maintain his focus and perform at his best as the championship returns to Northern Ireland for the first time since 1951....
2019-06-21 04:16

British Airways Owner IAG Signs Deal To Buy 200 Boeing 737 Max Planes Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet received a boost after British Airways-owner IAG signed a letter of intent to order 200 of the planes and said it was confident that it would return to service in the......
2019-06-19 17:00

British Columbia to be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic drugs to cheap near-copies called biosimilars, saving an estimated C$96.6 million ($71.9 million)ove...
2019-05-28 16:32

Man who kidnapped and raped British backpacker in Queensland jailed for 10 years Cairns man Marcus Allyn Keith Martin forced the woman from Liverpool to go on a road trip across outback QueenslandA Cairns man who raped and kidnapped a British backpacker on a road trip through the Queensland bush has been jailed for 10 years.Marcu...
2019-05-28 12:48

French tussle erupts for control of British Steel unit A division of British Steel, the ailing Scunthorpe-based industrial group, is at the centre of a takeover tussle between two French rivals, days before a deadline for offers for the company....
2019-06-28 13:48

Australian Gets 10 Years In Jail For Kidnap, Rape Of British Backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
2019-05-28 11:32

Promoted: Jack Butel bullish for British GT Silverstone round A joint record 42-car field will compete in this weekend's British GT Silverstone round, with Aston Martin Racing Academy driver Jack Butel keen to impress at the famous track...
2019-06-07 18:16

London F1 race bid prompts fresh Silverstone British GP concern The escalating prospect of a Formula 1 race in London has prompted fresh concern for Silverstone amid its negotiation of a new British Grand Prix deal...
2019-06-29 15:48

British Open tee times, pairings: Full first-round schedule The 2019 British Open kicks off Thursday, and for those stateside hoping to get a peek at golfers working their way through historic Royal Portrush, it’ll be a very early morning. Local hero Darren Clarke will get the honor of teeing off first ...
2019-07-18 16:48

Spice Girls review – nostalgia, branding and bad British values Croke Park, DublinThe Poshless group give the fans what they want, but union jacks and product placement can’t cover a lack of materialOf all the things that might have derailed the Spice Girls’ reunion, a lack of interest wasn’t one – there are 80,0...
2019-05-25 18:01

British Climber Dies on Everest as Traffic Jam’s Toll Rises to 10 Robin Haynes Fisher, 44, of Britain, died at about 28,215 feet on Saturday, the authorities said, in a year of record attempts this season and the worst toll in decades....
2019-05-25 16:48

UPDATE 2-Contest to replace May as British prime minister hots up The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with five candidates now vying for a job whose central task will be to find a way to take a divided Britain out of the European Union....
2019-05-25 16:16

British Retail Tycoon Charged With Spanking Fitness Teacher In US The British retail tycoon Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanour assault in the United States after an Arizona pilates instructor accused him of repeatedly touching her......
2019-06-01 13:32

British, Irish Climbers Die On Mount Everest, Toll Reaches 10 The deaths of an Irish and a British climber on Mount Everest took the toll from a deadly week on the world's highest peak to 10, expedition organisers said Saturday....
2019-05-25 12:32

British air hostesses are selling their used tights on eBay for extra money AIR hostesses are raking in cash by charging eBay users for their worn clothing. Tights, shoes and belts are among the items to sell for a pretty penny....
2019-06-19 12:00

British PM proposes new Brexit deal while facing calls to step down British Prime Minister Theresa May will reveal her "new deal" on Brexit in a speech Tuesday, a last-ditch effort to leave the European Union before she steps down....
2019-05-21 17:32

Golf: McDowell qualifies for home town British Open Graeme McDowell achieved a season-long goal when he qualified for next month's British Open, which will be held in his home town of Portrush, when he tied for eighth at the Canadian Open in Ontario on Sunday....
2019-06-10 03:32

PM candidate Hancock says UK can't ban Huawei until British replacement is found: The Telegraph British Prime Minister candidate Matt Hancock said that the UK cannot ban Huawei Technologies Co Ltd until a British home-grown replacement is found, The Telegraph reported on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 03:48

British government to seek appeal after Saudi arms ruling The British government will to seek permission to appeal after a court ruled its approach to Saudi arms export licenses was unlawful, the Department for Trade said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 12:48

'Trump baby' balloon to fly outside British parliament as big protests expected A giant inflatable blimp depicting Donald Trump as a pouting baby in a diaper will fly outside the British parliament in London on Tuesday ahead of what is expected to be one of the city's largest protests against a foreign leader....
2019-06-04 03:16

British soldier taking part in Normandy D-day commemorations drowns Darren Jones pulled from canal that was first site liberated by second world war allies in 1944A British soldier taking part in commemorations of the 75th anniversary of D-day has drowned at a historic second world war battle site in Normandy.L/Cpl D...
2019-06-03 19:16

| British Airways resumes Pakistan flights after a 10-year absence British Airways landed back in Pakistan, in a major vote of confidence from a Western airline after suspending operations due to security fears over a decade ago....
2019-06-03 15:16

British start-up to launch electric Ford Mustang at Goodwood Just 499 examples of the modernised classic muscle car will be produced, priced from £300,000 London-based Charge Automotive has confirmed that its electric Ford Mustang will make its debut at next month’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.  The start-up ...
2019-06-21 02:16

After 10-Year Halt, British Airways Resumes Flights To Pakistan British Airways (BA) resumed its flights to Pakistan on Sunday, more than 10 years after it halted the service to that country following a bomb blast....
2019-06-02 22:32

A British Politician Grabbed a Climate Protester by the Neck and It’s Dividing the U.K. A video showing a U.K. Member of Parliament aggressively grabbing a female climate protester by the neck and marching her out of a banquet dinner is dividing the country. The footage, filmed by TV news cameras on Thursday night and widely shared on s...
2019-06-21 15:48

Konta first British woman into French Open quarters since 1983 Johanna Konta proved that she had found her comfort zone on Roland Garros' red clay as she surged to a 6-2 6-4 win over Donna Vekic to become the first British woman to reach the quarter-finals of the French Open in 36 years....
2019-06-02 15:16

It’s un-British to roll out the red carpet for Donald Trump | Sadiq Khan The US president gives comfort to the far right. The prime minister should speak truth to powerPraising the “very fine people on both sides” when torch-wielding white supremacists and antisemites marched through the streets clashing with anti-racist ...
2019-06-02 04:48

Donald, Melania Trump Dine With British Royals, Here's What Was On Menu US President Donald Trump along with his wife Melania Trump met the royal family and other British politicians on Monday night for the state dinner at Buckingham Palace....
2019-06-04 16:32

Trump talks up Boris Johnson as next British prime minister WASHINGTON – President Trump talked up Boris Johnson to succeed Theresa May as the next prime minister of Britain. “I actually have studied it very hard. I know the different players,” Trump said in an interview with The Sun. “But I think Boris...
2019-06-01 05:32

UPDATE 2-Trump mum on British PM race ahead of state visit U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday kept mum on the race to be the next British prime minister, but praised the two most high-profile proponents of Britain's departure from the European Union on Thursday as he prepared for a state visit to Britai...
2019-05-30 19:48

Edmund retires injured as British hopes in men's draw ends "Kyle Edmund was forced to retire injured against Pablo Cuevas in the third set as British hopes were ended in the men\u0027s draw at Roland Garros."...
2019-05-30 15:32

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet its newly-strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thursday, in response to growing public unease over the climate crisis....
2019-06-20 18:48

British judge says Boris Johnson must face misconduct charges Boris Johnson, one of the top candidates to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, will face misconduct charges over remarks he made before the 2016 vote to leave the European Union, a judge ruled Wednesday....
2019-05-30 08:48

Putin: Meeting with British PM could be step to moving past Skripal row Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a published interview he believed his meeting with Britain's Theresa May at the G20 summit this week could help repair relations after the poisonng of a former Russian spy on British soil....
2019-06-27 21:48

Genius or joker? British PM favorite Johnson set to face the world Loose cannon or influential statesman - what kind of British prime minister would Boris Johnson make on the world stage? Judging by his time as foreign secretary, possibly both....
2019-06-28 10:00

The history of works teams: from Atlético Madrid to British Airways FC Manchester United, Arsenal, PSV and Civil Service FC were all started to give staff some exercise and entertainment By Chris Evans for The Set PiecesOn the face of it, Atlético Madrid have little in common with an amateur club in the 10th tier of Eng...
2019-07-01 16:48

British Airways to resume Pakistan flights next week after a decade British Airways will resume flights to Pakistan next week a decade after it suspended operations following a major hotel bombing, becoming the first Western airline to restart flights to the South Asian country....
2019-05-24 13:32

The Latest: British govt delays vote on Brexit bill LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s departure from the European Union (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The British government has delayed plans to hold a vote on its key Brexit bill, as Prime Minister Theresa May faces remorseless pressure from ...
2019-05-23 14:48

2019 24 Hours of Le Mans preview: British stars take on La Sarthe Features 12 Jun, 2019 2019 is the first time Le Mans has served as the finale for the WEC championship, we speak to two hopeful drivers...
2019-06-12 18:00

UK PM May says Hong Kong extradition must be in line with Sino-British declaration British Prime Minister Theresa May said extradition rules in Hong Kong had to respect the rights and freedoms set out in the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration....
2019-06-12 16:48

British Steel collapses after failing to secure extra funding British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, has collapsed and put 25,000 jobs at risk after failing to secure emergency government funding, Britain's Official Receiver said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 17:32

British mobile operator EE to start 5G services, will not offer Huawei Britain's biggest mobile operator EE aims to launch the country's first 5G service next week, but it will not offer Huawei handsets until the Chinese company's future becomes clear following its row with the United States....
2019-05-22 17:32

'Don't be evil': New Zealand tells Google on British backpacker case New Zealand's justice minister on Wednesday urged Alphabet's Google not to be "evil" after the company failed to abide by a suppression order related to the murder case of a British backpacker....
2019-07-03 15:32

Verdasco hits back to beat British hope Edmund Six years ago Spain's Fernando Verdasco led Andy Murray by two sets in the Wimbledon quarter-finals only to let the British favorite off the hook and allow him to continue his journey to what would be an historic title....
2019-07-03 22:16

British Steel says funding is in place for all employees to be paid in full for May British Steel is continuing "to work with all parties to achieve an outcome that secures its future success", with funding in place for employees to be paid for May, a spokeswoman has said....
2019-05-22 06:16

Taking aim at Johnson, British PM hopefuls make their Brexit case Several hopefuls vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May turned their fire on favorite Boris Johnson on Sunday, questioning his pledge to leave the European Union by the end of October no matter what....
2019-06-17 04:32

| Brexit figurehead Johnson tops first-round vote for British PM Brexit figurehead Boris Johnson came top by a landslide in a first-round vote on Thursday for a leader to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May as the deadline for leaving the EU looms....
2019-06-14 01:32

British Steel owner Greybull: We worked hard to keep it alive British Steel's owner Greybull Capital said on Wednesday it had worked hard to keep Britain's second largest steel producer alive but that the challenges of Brexit had proven insurmountable....
2019-05-22 14:16

Brexit supporter Johnson far ahead in contest to replace British PM Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct. 31, surged closer to power on Thursday, winning by far the most support from Conservative lawmakers in the first round of the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May....
2019-06-13 19:16

Former British chancellor George Osborne is reportedly aiming to become the next head of the IMF Osborne was David Cameron's chancellor between 2011 and 2016. He is widely known for implementing austerity in the UK and cutting funds to public services. Since 2017 he has been editor of the London Evening Standard newspaper. View Markets Insider...
2019-07-04 12:32

British millennials still 'scarred' by 2008 financial crisis, researchers say Young people who entered Britain's labor market amid the 2008 financial crisis are still "scarred" by its impact on their employment and earnings potential, researchers found....
2019-05-22 14:16

Boris Johnson now the front-runner to replace Theresa May as British PM British politician Boris Johnson took a big step toward succeeding Theresa May as prime minister, winning the first round of Conservative Party voting Thursday....
2019-06-13 23:16

Promoted: Alex Toth-Jones impresses at British GT's Silverstone 500 Aston Martin Racing Academy driver Alex Toth-Jones impressed in the latest round of British GT at the Silverstone 500, taking Academy Motorsport's best result of the season so far...
2019-06-14 14:32

Autocar names top 100 British female rising stars in the car industry The next generation of female leaders in automotive are recognised today Autocar has revealed the top 100 female rising stars in the car industry, with the list topped by Emma King, an EV pioneer advancing Ford’s electrified plans. The list was comp...
2019-06-19 15:32

British Airways owner announces plans to buy 200 Boeing 737 Max aircraft British Airways owner International Airlines Group has announced plans to order 200 of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft, claiming its confidence in its safety....
2019-06-18 18:32

British Prime Minister Theresa May offers vote on new referendum She plans to ask the House of Commons to vote in early June on a withdrawal agreement bill, in what May called a “last chance” to seal a Brexit deal.        ...
2019-05-22 01:48

British Olympians call for IOC to shelve ‘unfair’ transgender guidelines • Survey of 15 female athletes finds frustration over current policy• Group in favour of suspension of rules pending further researchThe International Olympic Committee’s guidelines for transgender athletes are unfair on female athletes and should be...
2019-06-12 12:00