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Britain's Osborne announces shake-up of infrastructure
Britain's Osborne announces shake-up of infrastructure

British finance minister George Osborne is to announce a new cross-party body to reform and speed up planning of major infrastructure projects such as rail links and power stations.

Britain's Osborne announces shake-up of infrastructure
British PM urges Putin to change course in Syria
British PM urges Putin to change course in Syria

British Prime Minister David Cameron urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to "change direction" in Syria and recognise that its President Bashar al-Assad must be replaced.

British PM urges Putin to change course in Syria
Channel Tunnel traffic suspended after migrant intrusion: Eurotunnel
Channel Tunnel traffic suspended after migrant intrusion: Eurotunnel

Traffic through the Channel Tunnel connecting Britain and France was suspended after around 100 migrants entered the French side of the tunnel complex, the company operating it said in a statement.

Channel Tunnel traffic suspended after migrant intrusion: Eurotunnel
Staff ends strike at London's National Gallery

A protracted strike by hundreds of staff at London's National Gallery over the outsourcing of some services to the private sector ended.

Staff ends strike at London's National Gallery
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Less than a quarter of cancer patients have access to safe surgery: study

Fewer than a quarter of the 15 million people diagnosed with cancer worldwide this year have access to safe and proper surgery.

Less than a quarter of cancer patients have access to safe surgery: study
Britain's Cameron calls for talks on Syria transition
Britain's Cameron calls for talks on Syria transition

British Prime Minister David Cameron called for discussions on how to bring about political transition in Syria as he prepares to meet world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly.

Britain's Cameron calls for talks on Syria transition
Britain's Emily Watson honoured at San Sebastian festival
Britain's Emily Watson honoured at San Sebastian festival

British actress Emily Watson, who starred in "Angela's Ashes" and "The Book Thief", was honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the San Sebastian film festival in Spain.

Britain's Emily Watson honoured at San Sebastian festival
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Putin calls Elton John - and this time it's real says Kremlin

Vladimir Putin called pop star Elton John and suggested a meeting, after the British singer was tricked last week by a prankster impersonating the Russian leader.

Putin calls Elton John - and this time it's real says Kremlin
David Beckham launches UN appeal to protect kids
David Beckham launches UN appeal to protect kids

Football legend, male model and father of four David Beckham went to UN headquarters in New York to call on world leaders to end violence against children.

David Beckham launches UN appeal to protect kids
Burberry hits London Fashion Week with leather and lace
Burberry hits London Fashion Week with leather and lace

British fashion heavyweight Burberry Prorsum summoned a biker spirit as it presented the Spring/Summer 2016 collection at London Fashion Week.

Burberry hits London Fashion Week with leather and lace
Dance meets martial arts at London Fashion Week
Dance meets martial arts at London Fashion Week

Cocktail dresses tied with karate belts set the tone at London Fashion Week as Georgian designer David Koma produced a sleek catwalk mashup of dance and martial arts.

Dance meets martial arts at London Fashion Week
Scottish leader warns Cameron a year after vote
Scottish leader warns Cameron a year after vote

Scotland's First Minister warned that a united Britain was "on borrowed time" unless Prime Minister David Cameron devolved more powers to Edinburgh.

Scottish leader warns Cameron a year after vote
To kneel or not to kneel: UK's Corbyn faces royal dilemma
To kneel or not to kneel: UK's Corbyn faces royal dilemma

The Labour Party's new leader Jeremy Corbyn is facing a new dilemma in his rocky first days in the job -- whether or not to kneel before Queen Elizabeth II.

To kneel or not to kneel: UK's Corbyn faces royal dilemma
Fans flock to honour queen of crime fiction Agatha Christie
Fans flock to honour queen of crime fiction Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie fans have descended on her hometown of Torquay on the English Riviera for the 125th anniversary of the murder master's birth.

Fans flock to honour queen of crime fiction Agatha Christie
London march urges UK change of heart on refugees
London march urges UK change of heart on refugees

Tens of thousands of people marched through London in protest against Britain's refugee policy, with new Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn attending in his first political engagement only hours after being elected.

London march urges UK change of heart on refugees
British PM says Labour under Corbyn threat to UK security
British PM says Labour under Corbyn threat to UK security

Prime Minister David Cameron said that veteran socialist Jeremy Corbyn's election to the Labour leadership made the main opposition party a threat to Britain's national security.

British PM says Labour under Corbyn threat to UK security
Netanyahu seeks UK support against 'militant Islam'
Netanyahu seeks UK support against 'militant Islam'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought Britain's cooperation to "turn back the tide of militant Islam" as he met Prime Minister David Cameron in London.

Netanyahu seeks UK support against 'militant Islam'
Elizabeth II marks record reign with little fanfare
Elizabeth II marks record reign with little fanfare

Britain celebrated Queen Elizabeth II becoming the country's longest-reigning monarch, a milestone the 89-year-old herself downplayed as "not one to which I have ever aspired."

Elizabeth II marks record reign with little fanfare
Elizabeth II: Britain's constant in an ever-changing world
Elizabeth II: Britain's constant in an ever-changing world

After reigning through the decline of the British empire and some of the worst scandals in royal history, Queen Elizabeth II is set to become Britain's longest-serving monarch.

Elizabeth II: Britain's constant in an ever-changing world
Amal Clooney visits ex-leader Nasheed in Maldives jail
Amal Clooney visits ex-leader Nasheed in Maldives jail

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney spent hours in a high security prison island in the Maldives consulting with former president Mohamed Nasheed.

Amal Clooney visits ex-leader Nasheed in Maldives jail