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Under Theresa may's conservative ruling, new British governement guidelines have caused some outrage. A document dated last month about the handling of LGBT refugees explains that deported gay Afghan refugees are told to "pretend to be straight" while ...
The British government has unveiled a proposed guideline that is meant to counteract and prevent the passing of resolutions in favor of boycotting Israel by local Municipalities.
All is set for the trial of a former Minister of petroleum Resources Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, and four others in London for alleged corrupt practices.
London, Feb 27 (Reuters) - British Parliament's upper house, the House of Lords, will on Monday try to force concessions from the government over its Brexit plan in a debate on the legislation giving Prime Minister Theresa May the power to trigger ...
The UK government has given the green light to 50 more immigration visas for foreign technology workers, assuaging concerns that Britain's exit from the European Union will restrict access to workers with talent.
human rights groups have slammed the British government for telling LGBTQ people to 'pretend' to be straight if they face persecution because of their sexuality.
London European Union workers are the "lifeblood" of London, with sectors such as health and construction reliant on their labour, and so they should be guaranteed the right to stay after Brexit, politicians from the British capital said on Tuesday.
Former ABC managing director David Hill will this week tell a historic inquiry into child sexual abuse in Britain that up to 60 per cent of the child migrants sent to Fairbridge farms in Australia were sexually abused.
Theresa may's government has rejected the case for a second referendum on Scottish independence but did not deny reports that Downing Street is preparing contingency plans for such a vote.
The US border control and immigration system was thrown into "confusion" by Donald Trump's 'Muslim ban' executive order, the British government has said. Baroness Anelay, a Foreign Office minister, blamed US border authorities' implementation of the ...
London (Reuters) - The threat of a new Scottish independence referendum is creating unnecessary uncertainty and division, a British government spokesman said on Monday, reiterating Prime Minister Theresa May's view that there was no need for another ...
BMI Regional has been chosen as the preferred operator for the route following a competitive tender process by Derry City & Strabane District Council.
The UK government has made a host of amendments to its Higher education and Research Bill following fierce opposition from peers in the House of Lords, although most key elements of its drive to create a market via a powerful new regulator remain in ...
The code agreed earlier this week and will oblige Google and Bing to make it harder for people to find pirated media on their search engines.
However, the UK government's plans, outlined in the Vehicle technology and aviation Bill, revolutionize the industry - perhaps unsurprisingly, as self-driving cars will by definition revolutionize transport.
The British government said yesterday it has further reduced its stake in Lloyds Banking Group, a day after the bank posted its highest profit since before the 2007 to 2009 global financial crisis.
Do you remember all of the instances people argued against releasing prisoners from Gitmo? Well, here's a prime case to support that side of the debate.
In a statement delivered to the Scottish Parliament this afternoon setting out the government's response to its social security consultation Jeane Freeman, social security minister, said the Scottish government have not been able to get the UK ...
SCOTTISH Brexit minister Mike Russell has told an audience of third sector bodies that Scotland is "moving to" a second independence referendum due to UK government intransigence and a growing ideological divide. Addressing a session of the Scottish ...
The government has failed to prove that a new third runway at Heathrow can be built without worsening the air pollution crisis in London, a group of MPs has said.
Ever since the idea of autonomous of vehicles began appearing on the roadmaps of major car makers, the UK government has made it clear that Britain can provide a strong platform for them to develop and test what they've built.
London--U.K. government has further reduced its shareholding in Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LLOY.LN) in which it now holds around a 3.89% stake.
In a statement delivered to the Scottish Parliament this afternoon setting out the government's response to its social security consultation Jeane Freeman, social security minister, said the Scottish government have not been able to get the UK ...
London - A suicide bomber who attacked a military base in Iraq this week was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee freed in 2004 after Britain lobbied for his release, raising questions about the ability of security services to track the whereabouts of ...
The widow of solicitor Pat Finucane has lost her challenge against the government's refusal to hold a public inquiry into his murder by loyalist paramilitaries.
First up this morning, we'll bring you coverage of the Europe Committee as it takes evidence from the UK government's International Trade Minister Greg Hands. During the second evidence session, the committee will take evidence from Scottish Secretary ...
As Turkey continues its descent into dictatorship and keeps undermining Syria's prospects for democracy, Britain's silence is deafening.
State-owned RBS is set to be transformed by a HM Treasury deal amendment, turning it into a fund for new challenger banks entering the Financial Services sector.
The UK government has restated its condemnation of the incarceration of Christians in Sudan.
As such, they suggest a new global alliance against child obesity led by an international alliance of healthcare organisations, which "the UK government would work with the alliance to build on their plan for action and develop it into a strategy for ...
Steve Simmons, refugee and migrant rights programme director at Amnesty International UK, told The Independent the UK government was shirking its responsibility to protect people fleeing war from the hands of traffickers and other human rights abuses.
UK government surplus gives Philip Hammond pre-budget boost. Borrowing bill hits lowest January level in 17 years, putting chancellor in position to ease some austerity plans.
The UK government's deficit reaches lowest year-to-date since financial crisis but misses expectations. Share. Jasper Jolly.
London - The British Parliament's upper house, the House of Lords, on Monday begins debating legislation which would give Prime Minister Theresa May the power to trigger Britain's exit from the European Union.
Shares in Royal Bank of Scotland soared on Monday after the government proposed an alternative to the bank's attempts to sell Williams & Glyn (W&G).
The United Kingdom government will host an international FinTech conference in London on 12 April 2017 to attract more investment into the FinTech sector.
Britain's automotive industry as in Indian Jag/Land Rover, Japanese Nissan, German Mini or American Vauxhall? I see nothing but flourishing British automotive industry every day on M25.
The government will fail to eliminate the gender pay gap in a generation if it continues to "ignore" evidence to help achieve its goal, MPs have said.
London, Feb 20 (Reuters) - The British government on Monday defended its decision to offer U.S. President Donald Trump a lavish state visit and an audience with the queen this year, defying protests outside parliament and dissent from lawmakers.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May's Tory government has no intention of reversing its formal intention to quit the European Union, once it has been given, a report says.
The UK intellectual Property Office (IPO) has facilitated a new deal, effective immediately, whereby Google and Bing will no longer prominently feature search results which lead to infringing sites and material.
The U.K. Department for Work and Pensions has called for the consolidation of smaller defined benefit funds and greater powers for the Pensions Regulator in a comment paper published Monday.
The deal was formed between the UK government, members of the Entertainment industry, and the search engines. The solution will make use of a new type of code that will attempt to bring official content sites to the top of search results whilst hiding ...
U.K. ministers have clashed over plans to divert billions of pounds of foreign aid spending to eastern EU countries, in exchange for support in the upcoming Brexit negotiations, the Sunday Times reported.
From the moment you set foot on British soil, your personal data could easily be accessed, or even hacked, by the government. New invasive legislation has been dubbed by critics as one of the most extreme surveillance laws ever passed in a democracy.
The Balfour Apology Campaign (BAC) has launched a petition which calls on the British government to apologise for the Balfour Declaration that lead to the colonisation of Palestine that continues to this day.
Angela Constance launches her campaign to stand as the next Deputy Leader of the SNP at Loganlea Miners Welfare Centre in Addiewell, West Lothian.


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