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UK cyber security chief blames Russia for hacker attacks

UK cyber security chief blames Russia for hacker attacks

"Russia is seeking to undermine the international system. That much is clear," Ciaran Martin, head of Britain's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said at a London tech conference.

May faces test in parliament over Brexit plans

May faces test in parliament over Brexit plans

Prime Minister Theresa May's blueprint for Britain's exit from the European Union faces a crucial test starting on Tuesday, when lawmakers try to win concessions from a weakened leader on the government's legislation to sever ties.

Britain won't offer a new figure on Brexit bill, says minister

Britain won't offer a new figure on Brexit bill, says minister

Britain will not offer a figure or a formula for how much it believes it owes the European Union, Brexit minister David Davis said, after the EU demanded that London spell out its approach to the final bill to unblock talks.

Prince Charles leads Remembrance Day ceremony for war dead

Prince Charles leads Remembrance Day ceremony for war dead

Prince Charles led the annual ceremony to honour Britain's war dead on Sunday, laying a wreath on behalf of 91-year-old Queen Elizabeth to mark Remembrance Sunday as she watched the service from a balcony.

Uber loses employment rights case in Britain

Uber loses employment rights case in Britain

The London employment tribunal rejected Uber's appeal against an October 2016 ruling in a case that is being closely watched for the wider implications for Britain's booming "gig economy".

UK aid minister facing sack over meetings with Israelis

UK aid minister facing sack over meetings with Israelis

Development Secretary Priti Patel apologised to PM May for failing to report she had met senior Israeli officials, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, during a private holiday.

British PM names Gavin Williamson new defence minister

British PM names Gavin Williamson new defence minister

Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday named Gavin Williamson as Britain's new defence minister after his predecessor Michael Fallon was forced to step down over a sexual harassment scandal sweeping parliament.

Bank of England seen hiking rate for first time in decade

Bank of England seen hiking rate for first time in decade

The Bank of England, battling Brexit-fuelled inflation rises, is set Thursday to lift its key interest rate for the first time since 2007, according to analysts.

Prince Charles begins Asia tour in Singapore

Prince Charles begins Asia tour in Singapore

The heir to the British throne and Camilla are undertaking an 11-day trip that will also include stops in Malaysia and India.

Belgium sets up English-language business court to cash in on Brexit

Belgium sets up English-language business court to cash in on Brexit

Belgium is setting up a new English-language court to settle international business disputes in the latest move by an EU country to try to lure companies away from London after Brexit.

EU's Tusk says 'up to London' how Brexit ends

EU's Tusk says 'up to London' how Brexit ends

EU President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday that the outcome of fraught Brexit talks was ‘up to London’ and that abandoning the EU divorce remained an option for the UK.

EU leaders approve first step to Brexit trade talks

EU leaders approve first step to Brexit trade talks

EU leaders agreed on Friday to start internal work on the bloc's relationship with Britain after Brexit, giving some progress for embattled Prime Minister Theresa May to take back home.