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Gibraltar, Falklands accuse Spain and Argentina of bullying
Gibraltar, Falklands accuse Spain and Argentina of bullying

Wanting to stay British, Gibraltar and the Falkland Islands have accused Spain and Argentina of 'bullying'.

Gibraltar, Falklands accuse Spain and Argentina of bullying
The 105-carat Koh-i-Noor diamond set in the crown. ©Reuters
Pakistan court to hear bid to reclaim jewel from British crown

Pakistan asks Britain's Queen Elizabeth II to return the Koh-i-Noor diamond more than 150 years after it was taken from Lahore.

Pakistan court to hear bid to reclaim jewel from British crown
British astronaut dials wrong number on Xmas call from space
British astronaut dials wrong number on Xmas call from space

Tim Peake, the first British astronaut on the International Space Station, dialled a wrong number after trying to phone home for Christmas, asking a woman "Is this planet Earth?"

British astronaut dials wrong number on Xmas call from space
Photo courtesy of Akorda press office.
Queen Elizabeth II receives Nursultan Nazarbayev in London

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Queen Elizabeth II during his official visit to the United Kingdom.

Queen Elizabeth II receives Nursultan Nazarbayev in London
Photo © REUTERS
British Airlines leave Kazakhstan

The UK's flag carrier British Airways is terminating flights to Kazakhstan.

British Airlines leave Kazakhstan
David Cameron and Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo courtesy of Akorda.
Nazarbayev congratulates Conservatives leader David Cameron on his party's election victory

Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram to the leader of the Conservatives Party David Cameron congratulating him on the win of his party in the UK parliamentary elections.

Nazarbayev congratulates Conservatives leader David Cameron on his party's election victory
Nursultan Nazarbayev ©Turar Kazangapov
Nazarbayev appoints Kazakhstan ambassadors to six countries

Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has appointed ambassadors of Kazakhstan to six countries.

Nazarbayev appoints Kazakhstan ambassadors to six countries
Galiya Bisengalieva. Photo © Konstantin Knyazevich/old.liter.kz
Galya Bisengalieva brings Notes from London to Almaty

World famous violinist from Kazakhstan Galya Bisengalieva brings Notes from London concert to Almaty on May 13.

Galya Bisengalieva brings Notes from London to Almaty
Sofia Kairbayeva. Personal file photo.
Kazakh student gets response letter from Queen Elizabeth II

A school student from Pavlodar in northern Kazakhstan Sofia Kairbayeva wrote a letter to Queen Elizabeth II and received a response.

Kazakh student gets response letter from Queen Elizabeth II
Photo courtesy of Margulan Kapashev
Kazakhstai short Free Birds to be screened at London Film Festival

Kazakhstani filmmaker Margulan Kapashev’s Free Birds has been chosen for the Crystal Palace International Film Festival in London.

Kazakhstai short Free Birds to be screened at London Film Festival
Photo © Turar Kazangapov
Visa free entrance will not be extended: Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs is not planning to extend the visa free entrance regime for 10 countries.

Visa free entrance will not be extended: Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Scottish pro-independence parties report membership surge
Scottish pro-independence parties report membership surge

Scottish pro-independence parties reported a surge in membership over the weekend.

Scottish pro-independence parties report membership surge
Queen urges unity after Scottish independence vote
Queen urges unity after Scottish independence vote

Queen Elizabeth II urged her subjects in the United Kingdom to come together after Scots voted against independence.

Queen urges unity after Scottish independence vote
Scotland rejects independence in historic referendum
Scotland rejects independence in historic referendum

Scotland rejected independence in a referendum that left the centuries-old United Kingdom intact.

Scotland rejects independence in historic referendum
Scotland votes on independence from Britain
Scotland votes on independence from Britain

Scotland voted in an epic independence referendum that could break up the centuries-old United Kingdom and create Europe's newest state.

Scotland votes on independence from Britain
Yerzhan Kazykhanov. Photo ©tengrinews.kz
New Kazakhstani Ambassador appointed in UK

Yerzhan Kazykhanov has been appointed the Ambassador of Kazakhstan in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

New Kazakhstani Ambassador appointed in UK
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Pregnant Kate cancels Malta trip due to morning sickness

Prince William will take the place of his wife Kate for a visit to Malta this weekend because she is suffering from acute morning sickness.

Pregnant Kate cancels Malta trip due to morning sickness
Catalan firefighters drive to Scotland to back independence
Catalan firefighters drive to Scotland to back independence

A group of Catalan firefighters arrived in Glasgow to lend their support to a "Yes" vote in Scotland's independence referendum.

Catalan firefighters drive to Scotland to back independence
Scotland's 'Yes' campaign winning Facebook battle
Scotland's 'Yes' campaign winning Facebook battle

Scotland's "Yes" campaign appears to have the edge online, figures released by Facebook showed.

Scotland's 'Yes' campaign winning Facebook battle
'We love you, don't go', London rally tells Scotland
'We love you, don't go', London rally tells Scotland

Thousands gathered in London to urge Scottish voters to reject independence and stay in the United Kingdom in a landmark referendum in three days' time.

'We love you, don't go', London rally tells Scotland