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British PM vows crackdown on company bosses

British PM vows crackdown on company bosses

Theresa May said she would outline plans in the coming weeks to crack down on "abuse" of the system by business chiefs, following the collapse of outsourcing firm Carillion last week.

Britain, France to strike new border deal on migrants

Britain, France to strike new border deal on migrants

Britain will agree to take in more young refugees while providing ‘significant’ funds for northern France's economic development under a new border agreement ...

Macron gets tough on migrants, vowing 'no more Jungles'

Macron gets tough on migrants, vowing 'no more Jungles'

President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday vowed that France would no longer allow migrant camps like the notorious ‘Jungle’ as he defended a tougher line on immigration ...

EU 'hearts still open' to Brexit reversal

EU 'hearts still open' to Brexit reversal

European Union leaders love-bombed Britain on Tuesday, holding the door open for it to change its mind about ending its four-decade membership of the bloc next year.

Britain scrambles two Typhoon jets to intercept Russian planes

Britain scrambles two Typhoon jets to intercept Russian planes

Britain scrambled two Royal Air Force Typhoon jets on Monday from Scotland to intercept Russian planes near the United Kingdom's airspace, a defence ministry spokesman said.

British surgeon sentenced for carving initials on patients' livers

British surgeon sentenced for carving initials on patients' livers

Simon Bramhall, 53, pleaded guilty to two assault charges but denied more serious charges of causing "actual bodily harm" at Birmingham Crown Court last month.

Brexit could cost Britain about 500,000 jobs: London mayor

Brexit could cost Britain about 500,000 jobs: London mayor

Britain could lose almost 500,000 jobs and £50bn ($67.41bn) investment over the next 12 years if it fails to agree a trade deal with the European Union, according a report commissioned by London Mayor Sadiq Khan.

British PM faces pressure over healthcare crisis

British PM faces pressure over healthcare crisis

A healthcare crisis put British Prime Minister Theresa May on the defensive at her first weekly parliamentary questions of 2018 on Wednesday following a report about cuts in cancer care.

UK PM's attempt to reassert authority branded a shambles

UK PM's attempt to reassert authority branded a shambles

Theresa May's leadership team shake-up, designed to restore her authority and address divisions over Brexit, was branded a shambles after one minister quit and media reported another had refused to move jobs.

Thai foreign minister says fugitive Yingluck in London

Thai foreign minister says fugitive Yingluck in London

Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who fled the country to avoid being jailed over a rice subsidy scheme that lost billions of dollars, is in Britain, Thailand's foreign minister said on Tuesday.

British government set for reshuffle on Monday

British government set for reshuffle on Monday

Britain's government is to undergo a reshuffle on Monday as Prime Minister Theresa May looks to reassert her authority following a string of high-profile departures, according to MPs.

Homeless clampdown sparks UK royal wedding row

Homeless clampdown sparks UK royal wedding row

In picturesque Windsor, in the shadow of the castle where Queen Elizabeth II spends her weekends, a dozen homeless people shelter from the cold in a jumble of blankets and cardboard boxes.