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Scots back remaining in UK despite Brexit vote - poll

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LONDON Most Scots still back remaining in the United Kingdom despite Britons voting to leave the European Union, a move which was opposed by the majority in Scotland, according to an opinion poll published on Saturday.

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50th anniversary leaves English football with mixed feelings 6:36am BST

LONDON Fifty years on from the greatest day in the history of English football, pessimists fear that the prospect of becoming world champions again is as remote as it has ever been.

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May made decision to delay Hinkley nuclear project - source 2:46pm BST

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May personally intervened to delay the French and Chinese-backed Hinkley Point nuclear project so she could further consider the deal, a government source said, explaining Friday's shock move.

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China General Nuclear says respects Britain's decision to review Hinkley project 7:27am BST

SHANGHAI China General Nuclear Power Corp (CGN) on Saturday said it respects the decision of the new British government to review a nuclear power project in which it would hold a major stake, according to a statement on the company's official microblog.

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Biggest drop in UK consumer morale since 1990 puts BoE on track to act 29 Jul 2016

LONDON British consumer morale suffered its sharpest drop in more than 26 years after last month's decision by voters to leave the European Union, according to figures that are likely to embolden Bank of England policymakers to take action next week.

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UK mortgage approvals hit one-year low in June, consumer lending strong 29 Jul 2016

LONDON - British mortgage approvals dipped to the lowest level since May 2015 in the weeks around last month's vote to leave the European Union, but lending to consumers expanded at the fastest pace in almost 11 years.

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New UK home registration hits highest since 2007 in run-up to EU vote 29 Jul 2016

LONDON The number of new homes registered for construction in Britain rose in the second quarter to its highest since the financial crisis as building plans picked up before the EU referendum, an industry group said on Friday.

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May wants bespoke terms for EU exit 29 Jul 2016

BRATISLAVA/WARSAW Britain wants a bespoke model for its future ties with the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday, during a tour of Eastern European allies aimed at securing support in negotiations on leaving the bloc.

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May reassures Poles living in UK that they are welcome 28 Jul 2016

WARSAW British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to reassure Poles living in Britain that they are welcome despite increased reports of abuse in the wake of the country's vote to leave the European Union.

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Judge rejects bid to remove Corbyn from leadership ballot 28 Jul 2016

LONDON British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn does not need to be nominated by his lawmakers to run in a leadership contest triggered by a challenge from one of his colleagues, a judge ruled on Thursday.