Vote to keep Britain in the single market defeated by 299 votes to 136. Labour join government in defeating single market amendment. Cries of "shame" as Labour say reducing immigration must take priority. Labour rebels accuse front bench...Show More Summary
Britain's triple Olympic champion Andrew Triggs Hodge announces his retirement from rowing.
London - Virgin Money Holdings reported resilient demand following Britain's vote to leave the European Union, helping the bank to a 33 percent rise in full-year underlying pretax profit. Underlying pretax profit rose to 213.3 million pounds ($265.07 million) for the year ended Dec.31 from 160.7 million pounds. Show More Summary
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Britain on Monday urged Malaysia to share evidence from the lethal VX nerve gas attack on Kim Jong-Un's half-brother with the United Nations, which could take action against North Korea. British Ambassador Matthew Rycroft said information...Show More Summary
Neil Fingleton, one of Britain’s tallest men and an actor who was best known for playing the giant Mag the Mighty on HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” has died. The 7-foot-7-inch actor died Saturday, according to the Associated Press. He was 36. The cause of death was heart failure, according to British...
Former Prime Minister John Major lambasted Britain's preparations for leaving the European Union on Monday, saying the government must offer more charm and less "cheap rhetoric" if it wants to … Click to Continue »
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Between the death of Bill Paxton and all the drama at the 2017 Oscars, the loss of Britain's tallest man went almost unnoticed. Neil Fingleton, who played Mag the Mighty on "Game of Thrones," died Saturday at the way-too-young age of 36. Show More Summary
Britain's problem-plagued inquiry into child sex abuse finally began Monday, years after it was organized, amid revelations that entertainers, clergy and senior politicians were involved in abuse. The far-reaching probe … Click to Continue »
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker will propose to national leaders next month a handful of options for shoring up unity once Britain launches a withdrawal that some fear could trigger a further unraveling of the bloc.
Game of Thrones actor Neil Fingleton died Sunday from heart failure. He was only 36-years-old, so one would think a man that age would be relatively healthy. As Britain’s tallest man and weighing close to 400 pounds, did his size play...Show More Summary
The world watched the Oscars with bated breath on Sunday night, but another awards ceremony was also taking place with something of a more culinary focus. Britain hosted its very own equivalent of the Oscars — the British Kebab Awards. Show More Summary
At present most EU citizens who travel to Britain are free to live and work there as they wish.
A judge in Britain had denied a woman's claim that dim lighting in a jazz club was to blame for injuries she suffered in a fall, with her unusually frank ruling making headlines because of its references to the woman's "inebriated, obese state." UK after Judge Heather Baucher ruled last...
Britain has already majorly reduced its corporate tax to boost foreign investment and jobs by making it a more desirable—i.e. cheaper—place for multinationals to set up.
By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Roberto Pavoni becomes the second Brit in as many days to announce a retirement from competitive swimming. Pavoni, at 25... Read the full story on SwimSwam: Britain’s Roberto Pavoni Announces Retirement from Swimming
Neil Fingleton, a 7-foot 7-inch actor who played the giant Mag the Mighty in "Game of Thrones" has died at 36. The Tall Persons Club says Fingleton, who was Britain's tallest man, died Saturday. British media reported the cause as heart failure. Fingleton was recognized by Guinness World Records...