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Britain's Pippa Middleton pregnant with first child, says newspaper

Britain's Pippa Middleton pregnant with first child, says newspaper

Britain's Pippa Middleton, the younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, is pregnant with her first child, The Sun on Sunday newspaper reported.

Queen Elizabeth to celebrate 92nd birthday at concert party

Queen Elizabeth to celebrate 92nd birthday at concert party

Singers Tom Jones, Kylie Minogue, Sting and Shaggy will be among those who will entertain Elizabeth and other British royals at the concert, known as "The Queen's Birthday Party" at London's Albert Hall.

Britain wants Zimbabwe back in the Commonwealth

Britain wants Zimbabwe back in the Commonwealth

Britain said on Friday it would strongly support Zimbabwe's re-entry to the Commonwealth and praised President Emmerson Mnangagwa for impressive progress since Robert Mugabe was toppled in a military coup.

Modi faces protests as he signs £1bn deal on UK trip

Modi faces protests as he signs £1bn deal on UK trip

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Wednesday set to sign £1 billion ($1.42 billion, 1.14 billion euros) of investment deals with Britain during a visit to London, where he was met by hundreds of religious protesters.

UK supports Prince Charles as Commonwealth head

UK supports Prince Charles as Commonwealth head

Britain backs Queen Elizabeth's son and heir, Prince Charles, to succeed her as head of the Commonwealth network of 53 mostly former British colonies, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday.

Assad tells Russian lawmakers Western strikes were act of aggression

Assad tells Russian lawmakers Western strikes were act of aggression

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told a group of Russian lawmakers on Sunday that Western missile strikes on his country were an act of aggression, Russian news agencies reported.

Skripals poisoned with nerve agent, watchdog confirms

Skripals poisoned with nerve agent, watchdog confirms

Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found unconscious on a bench in the English cathedral city of Salisbury on March 4.

UK wants GCC crisis resolved 'as quickly as possible'

UK wants GCC crisis resolved 'as quickly as possible'

British ambassador Ajay Sharma highlighted the UK’s continuing work with Kuwait’s mediation efforts, as well as UK’s “friends in the GCC” in encouraging the parties to sit around the table and resolve the issue.

Russian embassy in UK alleges London withholding on probes

Russian embassy in UK alleges London withholding on probes

Russia's embassy in London on Sunday accused Britain of ‘deliberately’ withholding information on probes into the targeting of several Russians on its soil, as the war of words between the two countries continues.

Mother of murdered Irish woman wants to face accused killer in India

Mother of murdered Irish woman wants to face accused killer in India

The mother of an Irish woman raped and murdered in an Indian tourist resort said Saturday she wants to confront the alleged killer face-to-face at his trial which has just started.

Moscow asks: where are Skripal's pets?

Moscow asks: where are Skripal's pets?

The diplomatic fallout between Russia and Britain over the poisoning of Sergei Skripal took another bizarre turn on Wednesday as Moscow complained of a lack of information about the former double agent's pets.

Putin urges 'common sense' as global watchdog meets on spy poisoning

Putin urges 'common sense' as global watchdog meets on spy poisoning

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday urged ‘common sense’ to prevail in the spy poisoning crisis as London and Moscow faced off in a tense meeting at the world's chemical weapons watchdog.