United Kingdom

Peter Nicholls

Britain says it is working with France on blocking migrant route

11 Aug 2020

DOVER, England/PARIS Britain and France will work "at pace" to finalise a new plan for shutting down a migrant route across the Channel, British immigration minister Chris Philp said on Tuesday.

More migrants cross Channel to Britain as political tension rises

10 Aug 2020

DOVER, England British border agents brought ashore migrants in the port of Dover on Monday after picking them up from an inflatable boat as they crossed the Channel, the latest in a surge of crossings that is causing political tensions with France. | Video

Britain reels from latest terrorism-linked stabbing, American among dead

22 Jun 2020

READING, England The English town of Reading held a minute's silence on Monday for the victims of a stabbing that killed three people, in an attack that police called a terrorist incident. | Video

Britain labels stabbing 'atrocity' in town park as terrorism

22 Jun 2020

READING, England A stabbing rampage in the southern English town of Reading in which three people were killed and three taken to hospital was an act of terrorism, police said on Sunday, calling the attack in a sunny park an atrocity. | Video

UK council stops plan to remove statue of scout founder Baden-Powell

11 Jun 2020

POOLE, England A British statue of Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the worldwide scouting movement, will be given 24-hour security until it is removed or until the threat subsides after it became a target of anti-racism protests. | Video

Private clubs in London cater to nurses and needy during pandemic

13 May 2020

LONDON Behind the shuttered doors of some of London's top private members' clubs, chefs in masks are preparing thousands of meals, not for the well-heeled and well-connected but for health workers and those left vulnerable by the coronavirus pandemic.

Private clubs in London cater to nurses and needy during pandemic

13 May 2020

* London's clubs provide thousands of meals for health workers

Vietnamese may be among UK truck dead as police make three more arrests

25 Oct 2019

GRAYS, England Police investigating the deaths of 39 people in a truck near London said they had arrested three more suspects on Friday on suspicion of human trafficking amid signs that some of the dead may be Vietnamese. | Video

Post-mortems to begin on 39 victims found in truck near London

25 Oct 2019

GRAYS, England, Oct 25 British police were questioning the driver of a truck in which 39 people, believed to be Chinese nationals, were found dead this week as post-mortem examinations of some of the victims began on Friday.

Prince William and wife Kate leave Pakistan, day after aborted flight

18 Oct 2019

ISLAMABAD Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate left Pakistan on Friday after visiting an army dog training school, a day after a severe thunderstorm forced them to change their schedule and stay the night in Lahore.

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