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Premier League concerned by children trafficked to UK by football 'fraudsters'

The British government has uncovered thousands of suspected child slaves from countries including Vietnam.

UK to ban sale of plastic straws to tackle marine waste

8.5 billion plastic straws are thrown away in Britain every year, a recent study found.

Russia's Putin predicts global 'chaos' if West hits Syria again

The statement came as Washington prepared to increase pressure on Russia with new economic sanctions.
April 16, 2018 | 08:48 am GMT+7

Paid less than male peers, BBC China editor quits and speaks out

Pay disclosures the British broadcaster was forced to make last July showed that two thirds of the highest earners on air were men.
January 09, 2018 | 09:04 am GMT+7

Britain close to deal on Brexit bill with EU, reports

Financial settlements are still underway as Irish problem unresolved. 
November 29, 2017 | 09:03 am GMT+7

Brexit and the City: taking London's financial pulse

Will Britain's decision to leave the European Union in 2019 damage one of its most successful industries?
November 21, 2017 | 09:09 am GMT+7

Street art illustrate the lives of inspiring black women in London

A British street artist known as 'Dreph' is painting huge murals of strong black women around London. 
September 07, 2017 | 08:32 am GMT+7

'Thanks Brexit': Pound nears euro parity

Sterling went into freefall after Britain voted in a shock referendum last year to leave the EU, sparking fears over the nation's economic outlook.
September 01, 2017 | 10:04 am GMT+7

Britain pushes for talks about the future, EU wants divorce first

A third round of Brexit talks takes place more than a year after Britons voted in a referendum to leave the European Union.
August 28, 2017 | 11:24 am GMT+7

Merkel urges Britain to quickly clarify relationship with EU

Chancellor says market access means accepting EU freedoms.
July 12, 2016 | 08:11 am GMT+7

Goldman sees post-Brexit UK recession; cuts EU, U.S. growth views

Britain is likely to enter a recession within the year as a result of last week's vote to leave the European Union, a decision that will stunt global economic growth as well, Goldman Sachs' top economists said on Sunday.
June 27, 2016 | 08:36 am GMT+7

Former British spy bosses say nation's exit from EU would pose threat

A British vote to leave the European Union next month could make the country more vulnerable to militant attacks and cause instability across the continent, two former senior British intelligence officials said.
May 08, 2016 | 08:13 am GMT+7

British royals Will and Kate tour rhino sanctuary in India

Britain's Duke and Duchess of Cambridge took a jeep safari on Wednesday through an Indian national park that is home to two-thirds of the world's dwindling population of one-horned rhinos.
April 13, 2016 | 07:52 pm GMT+7

British PM Cameron admits he held stake in father's offshore trust

British Prime Minister David Cameron acknowledged in a TV interview on Thursday that he once had a stake in his late father's offshore trust, which was revealed in the "Panama Papers" leak from a law firm.
April 08, 2016 | 08:18 am GMT+7

Backlash after UK justice minister says EU deal reversible

LONDON - Britain's deal on new terms for its membership in the European Union could be undone by the European Court of Justice despite support from all member states, according to Justice Secretary Michael Gove, a senior figure among those who want Britain to leave the bloc.
March 04, 2016 | 03:17 pm GMT+7
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