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Whale stuck in London’s River Thames freed

A whale that got stuck in London's River Thames has been freed and spotted swimming upstream. The Minke whale, believed to be up to 4...
Scotland

Experts: Scotland divided on independence; Wales referendum unlikely

Scotland is still undecided over whether or not it should remain part of Britain while a Welsh referendum on independence is unlikely in the...
Votebox

Polls close in Scotland and Wales for devolved parliamentary election

Polling booths in Scotland and Wales closed on Thursday at the end of the polling day in the elections for the two regional parliaments. The...
British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab

Britain to hold talks with India, South Africa and South Korea

Britain will hold bilateral talks with India, South Africa and South Korea on Thursday following three days of meetings with G7 officials. Britain's Foreign Secretarty...
Britain

Scottish and Welsh elections could determine future of British union

Voters in Scotland and Wales are heading to the polls on Thursday in highly-anticipated parliamentary elections which could determine the future of Britain's union. Citizens...
03 May 2021, United Kingdom, London: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) speaks during a press conference at Downing Street with UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab. Photo: Chris J Ratcliffe/PA Wire/dpa

G7 ministers ‘deeply concerned’ over behaviour from Russia

Ministers at the G7 have said they are "deeply concerned" about "irresponsible and destabilising behaviour" continuing in Russia. Representatives from Britain, the US, Canada, France,...
03 May 2021, United Kingdom, London: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) speaks during a press conference at Downing Street with UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab. Photo: Chris J Ratcliffe/PA Wire/dpa

China dominates talks on day two of G7 foreign ministers’ meeting

Foreign ministers from G7 countries discussed how to deal with the obstinance of China and Russia when it comes to human rights and climate...
trade

Britain agrees US$1.39 billion trade deal with India

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Britain has agreed a one billion pound (1.39 billion dollar) trade deal with India which the British government says will create more than 6,500...
03 May 2021, United Kingdom, London: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) speaks during a press conference at Downing Street with UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab. Photo: Chris J Ratcliffe/PA Wire/dpa

Human rights, threats to democracy in focus on day two of G7 meeting

Foreign ministers from G7 countries will discuss human rights and threats to democracy on the second day of a special meeting in London, according...
Manchester United

Manchester United promise sanctions for fans involved in violent behaviour

Manchester United will ban any fans found to have been involved in criminal or violent behaviour during protests which forced the postponement of their...
Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth II marks centenary in troubled Northern Ireland

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II said "reconciliation" in Northern Ireland "cannot be taken for granted" in a statement marking the centenary of when a partition...
premier league

Premier League sets new rules to prevent European Super League repeat

The Premier League has taken action to prevent its clubs threatening to break away again in response to the failed European Super League plans. Six...
03 May 2021, United Kingdom, London: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) speaks during a press conference at Downing Street with UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab. Photo: Chris J Ratcliffe/PA Wire/dpa

G7 ministers meet in person in London for the first time in two years

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Ministers from the G7 countries were meeting in person for the first time in two years on Monday in London, with discussions including the...
British economy

British PM: Social distancing could be scrapped in England next month

England could see its one metre social distancing rule scrapped from next month, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday. He was visiting a...
An electronic screen shows the trading data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Jan. 27, 2020. U.S. stocks ended significantly lower on Monday. The Dow fell 1.57 percent to 28,535.80, the S&P 500 decreased 1.57 percent to 3,243.63, and the Nasdaq dropped 1.89 percent to 9,139.31. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Ghana: How to start online trading

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Online trading is increasing in popularity as more people seek additional and convenient income options. To assist beginners kick off their trading journeys, Dany...
malaria vaccine

Major malaria vaccine breakthrough in Burkina Faso trial

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A malaria vaccine that has achieved efficacy of 77 per cent in children in Burkina Faso has become the first to meet the World...
FILED - Fans protest against Chelsea's involvement in the new European Super League outside Stamford Bridge, London. Picture date: Tuesday April 20, 2021. Photo: Ian West/PA Wire/dpa

English football review will look at owners, finances, role of fans

A wholesale review of the way English football is run will consider creating a new regulator, changing the “fit and proper person test” for...
Juventus

Juventus remain committed to Super League: Liverpool chief apologizes

Italian record champions Juventus insist they remain committed to a breakaway European Super League even after the withdrawal of six English teams late Tuesday...
FILED - Queen Elizabeth II in Berlin, Germany, on June 26, 2015. Photo: Gregor Fischer/dpa

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has quiet 95th birthday without Philip

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II will have not have a public celebration for her 95th birthday, according to royal sources. The reigning monarch is understood to...
The Covid-19 vaccine from AstrZzeneca pictured here on April 10, 2021, at the vaccination centre in the German city of Greifswald. Photo: Stefan Sauer/dpa

Tony Blair calls for AstraZeneca jab data to be published

Former British prime minister Tony Blair has called for British authorities to release more data surrounding the AstraZeneca coronavirus jab to help ease fears...
FILED - Fans protest against Chelsea's involvement in the new European Super League outside Stamford Bridge, London. Picture date: Tuesday April 20, 2021. Photo: Ian West/PA Wire/dpa

Super League to ‘reshape the project’ after English clubs withdraw

The European Super League announced it will be taking steps to "reshape the project" after six English clubs confirmed they were withdrawing from the...
General view of the big television screens thanking the supporters inside the stadium during the English FA Cup semifinal soccer match between Leicester City and Southampton at Wembley Stadium. Photo: Richard Heathcote/PA Wire/dpa

League Cup an important step in sports road back from Covid-19

The League Cup may have its detractors with its long-term viability a recurring debate, but Sunday’s final could be one of the most significant...
Peace

Ghana among countries of relative peace in Africa – Youssef Mahmoud

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Ghana is among a few countries in Africa that are “relative oases of peace despite internal vulnerabilities and external pressure”, according to Youssef Mahmoud...
Key Borisgov

Boris Johnson condemns ‘very damaging’ European Super League

Football clubs who have agreed to join a European Super League "must answer to their fans" before going ahead with the "very damaging" change,...
Prince Philip

Prince Philip to be laid to rest at Windsor Castle

Prince Philip, the duke of Edinburgh and husband of Queen Elizabeth II, is to be laid to rest at Windsor Palace on Saturday in...
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Britain’s GDP expands in February

The UK economy expanded in February but at a slower than expected pace, data from the Office for National Statistics revealed Tuesday. Gross domestic product...
Prince Harry

Prince Harry returns to Britain ahead of Prince Philip funeral

(dpa) - Prince Harry has returned to Britain for the first time since leaving for his new life in Los Angeles ahead of the...
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip’s funeral to be held on April 17

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The funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh will be held at Windsor on April 17, with no public access nor public procession beforehand, a...
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

Papers around the world react to the death of Prince Philip

(PA media/dpa) - Pictures of Prince Philip feature on newspapers across the globe after the death of the duke aged 99 on Friday. The Queen...

Prince Philip: From dashing Greek prince to royal consort

(dpa) - During his more than 70 years at the side of Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip combined a strong sense of duty with...