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Antiquities - Greco-Roman
12/5/2022 6:28:42 PM
The UK government Monday stressed the British Museum is legally forbidden from breaking up its vast collection, after a report said it could possibly hand the Parthenon Marbles back to Greece.

World - International
12/2/2022 2:42:36 PM
Britain's opposition Labour Party has handily won a special election for a northwest England seat in Parliament, the first test of voter sentiment since Conservative Prime Minister Rishi Sunak took office in October.

World - International
11/30/2022 11:59:49 AM
Britain's government on Wednesday rejected union pay demands after ambulance workers joined nurses in voting to go on strike.

World - International
11/29/2022 4:43:16 PM
Britain on Tuesday summoned the Chinese ambassador in London for a rebuke after the arrest and alleged assault of a BBC journalist covering Covid protests.

World - International
11/25/2022 2:32:15 PM
Nurses across most of Britain will hold the first strikes in their union's 106-year history next month, joining a host of other workers taking industrial action over pay.

World - International
11/24/2022 2:37:00 PM
"Unprecedented" world events including the war in Ukraine are driving record numbers of people to move to Britain, statisticians said Thursday, even as ministers vow to clamp down on post-Brexit immigration.

World - Region
11/23/2022 2:10:01 PM
Britain's highest court on Wednesday rejected a bid by the devolved Scottish government in Edinburgh to hold a new referendum on independence without London's consent.

World - International
11/23/2022 1:00:18 PM
Britain's Supreme Court is due to rule Wednesday on whether Scotland can hold a vote on independence without the consent of the U.K. government, a case with huge implications for the future of the United Kingdom.

Business - Economy
11/22/2022 4:22:15 PM
British state borrowing jumped last month on fallout from costly energy support and soaring inflation, official data showed Tuesday.

Business - Economy
11/21/2022 6:42:50 PM
Britain needs more migrant labor to boost productivity as it faces a toxic mix of soaring inflation and shrinking growth, the country's main business lobby group warned Monday.

World - War in Ukraine
11/19/2022 4:04:55 PM
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Saturday made his first visit to Kyiv since taking office, the Ukrainian president said.

World - International
11/18/2022 5:10:39 PM
Britain faced a fresh wave of strikes over pay on Friday, as London Heathrow airport ground staff began a three-day walkout and postal workers planned to extend industrial action.

World - Africa
11/14/2022 7:12:13 PM
Britain announced Monday that it would cut short its troop deployment with the UN's peacekeeping mission in Mali after relations with the country's Russian-backed junta soured.

World - International
11/14/2022 5:38:49 PM
Britain agreed to pay France another 72.2 million euros ($74.5 million) to tighten border controls and thwart migrant boat crossings via the English Channel under a new deal that underlines improving ties between the neighbours.

World - International
11/13/2022 12:29:04 PM
Britain's government on Sunday warned of impending tax hikes, especially for the wealthy, as it bids to repair economic havoc wrought by the short-lived tenure of former prime minister Liz Truss.

World - International
11/11/2022 6:53:49 PM
The foreign ministers of Britain and France on Friday said significant progress was being made on an ambitious new deal to thwart illegal migration on small boats across the Channel.

Business - Economy
11/11/2022 2:26:22 PM
Britain's economy shrank in the third quarter as inflation soars, official data showed Friday, likely confirming it is already in a recession, dealing a fresh blow to new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.

Sports - Omni sports
11/11/2022 11:07:06 AM
Britain pulled off an unlikely 3-0 victory over Spain in the Billie Jean King Cup on Thursday to reach the semifinals of the top team event in women's tennis for the first time in 41 years.

World - International
11/9/2022 3:39:31 PM
European workers squeezed by the soaring cost of living went on strike in Belgium and Greece on Wednesday, with stoppages threatening to paralyse parts of Britain, France and Spain in coming days.

COP27 - Focus
11/9/2022 10:30:47 AM
Nine countries including Britain, Germany, the United States and Japan joined an international alliance Tuesday at the UN COP27 climate summit, to encourage the development of offshore wind power.

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