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«Wall of fire» in London bucket bomb attack

Eyewitnesses heard a loud bang and saw a «wall of fire» when a bomb went off on a packed London Underground train on Friday, with some commuters badly burned and others stampeding to the exit.

Lewis Hamilton pens poetic tribute to Diana

Britain's triple world Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton paid tribute to Princess Diana on Friday by penning a poem in her honour a day after the 20th anniversary of her death.

Diana aura still captivates, 20 years on

Candles and flowers are already building up at the gates of Princess Diana's former London residence to mark 20 years since her death, which unleashed an unprecedented outpouring of grief in Britain.

Britain's May visits Japan with eye on Brexit fears

British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives in Japan on an official visit Wednesday with an eye to soothing Brexit fears and pushing ahead on early free-trade talks with the world's number three economy.

Dovizioso usurps Marquez in Silverstone win

Italy's Andrea Dovizioso won the British MotoGP at Silverstone on Sunday and usurped Marc Marquez atop the riders' standings after the Spaniard's race was ended by a mechanical problem.

Marquez breaks the barrier for British pole

Three-time world champion and championship leader Marc Marquez sped to a record-breaking pole position for Sunday's British MotoGP, edging out Valentino Rossi by less than a tenth of a second.

May to confront Brexit worries at EU summit

Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May will try Thursday to convince European leaders she can still push through Brexit despite being badly weakened by an election bet that turned sour.

Looking back: The Hong Kongers who left

In the years leading up to the return of Hong Kong to China by Britain in 1997, thousands of residents fearful of the future under Beijing jumped ship to start a new life abroad.

EU could pay Brexit bill to Britain: Johnson

The European Union could end up paying a Brexit bill to Britain instead of the other way round, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told The Daily Telegraph in an interview on Saturday.

Author Ian McEwan urges second referendum on Brexit

The award-winning author of «Atonement», Ian McEwan, said Friday there should be a referendum on Britain's final Brexit deal with the European Union, arguing it was still possible to stay in.

On new EU frontier, Brexit chief tries to calm nerves

A stream runs through the land where Kevin Black used to man a checkpoint on the border between the north and south of Ireland -- now a focus of concern as Britain prepares to leave the European Union.

Britain blocking EU military HQ: sources

Brexit-bound Britain is blocking the launch of an EU military headquarters because it opposes any suggestion that the unit would have an active operational role, EU diplomatic sources said Friday.

Eurosceptics see Macron win as bad news for Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May congratulated France's incoming president Emmanuel Macron but eurosceptics reacted angrily on Monday to his election victory, saying it was bad news for the Brexit talks.

Syria's Assad is an «arch-terrorist»: British FM

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is an «arch-terrorist» and it is time Russia realised he is «literally and metaphorically toxic», British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Sunday.

British PM heads to India with eye on post-Brexit ties

British Prime Minister Theresa May will lead a major business delegation to India this week, using her first trip outside Europe since the Brexit vote to push for more trade with the world's fastest-growing major economy.

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