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Luxury cellphone Vertu returns to Vietnam

After a two-year hiatus, British luxury phone maker Vertu has announced resumption of sales at its Ho Chi Minh City store next month.

Julian Assange arrested by British police at Ecuadorean embassy

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British police on Thursday after they were invited into the Ecuadorean embassy where he has been holed up since 2012.

Missing British man found in Vietnam mortuary

A British man reported missing last week was found in a local mortuary in southern Vietnam, the Nottinghamshire Live reported Thursday.
January 18, 2019 | 06:59 pm GMT+7

Cambodia jails UK man, Vietnamese wife for sexual abuse of Vietnamese minors

A British man and his Vietnamese wife solicited and sexually abused four Vietnamese minor girls last year.
December 15, 2018 | 09:32 am GMT+7

Singapore to charge British suspect 13 years after bogus terror threat

A British man faces up to a year in jail in Singapore for an email of false terror attack warning he is accused of sending in 2005.
October 04, 2018 | 05:55 pm GMT+7

An English teacher reaches out to Hanoi’s homeless

Christopher Axe knew what to do as soon as he saw homeless Vietnamese people. He’d been there before.
September 12, 2018 | 09:30 am GMT+7

British tourist found dead aboard during a tour near Vietnam's Ha Long Bay

The young man was found hanged aboard a cruiser anchored near the popular tourism destination.
May 23, 2017 | 09:23 am GMT+7

Briton falls from fifth floor in Ho Chi Minh City

The man survived the fall but suffered heavy injuries.
April 08, 2017 | 10:29 pm GMT+7

British pop icon George Michael dies aged 53

In recent years, he was rarely seen in public, hitting the headlines more often for a series of bizarre accidents.
December 26, 2016 | 09:25 am GMT+7

U.K. assertion we sanctioned Euro 2016 fan violence is hysteria

The Kremlin on Sunday rejected a suggestion by senior British government officials it may have deliberately sanctioned violence by Russian soccer hooligans at the Euro 2016 tournament in France as anti-Russian hysteria.
June 19, 2016 | 06:16 pm GMT+7

Murdered British lawmaker Jo Cox had contacted police over threats

British lawmaker Jo Cox, who was killed on Thursday, had previously contacted police after receiving "malicious communications" and they had arrested a man in connection with the investigation in March.
June 17, 2016 | 02:50 pm GMT+7

British athletes model kit for Rio Olympics

With 100 days to go to the Rio Olympics, fashion designer Stella McCartney unveils Olympic clothing for Team GB. Team GB's prospective Olympic and Paralympic athletes walked on stage in London on Wednesday (April 27) to model the strip for the Rio Olympics, which has been designed for the second time by designer Stella McCartney.The running vests, rugby jerseys, swimming trunks and casual jackets sport variations of heraldic devices such as lions and unicorns and other creatures plucked from the national coats of arms.Swimmer Chris Walker-Hebborn said he liked the heraldic designs throughout the range of clothing."I really like what they have done with the coat of arms you know, coming up with their own design and using that throughout the kit," he said.There are 100 days until the Rio Olympics begin, on August 5, with the Paralympic Games following on September 7.
April 28, 2016 | 04:42 pm GMT+7
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