Memory of the day: British army besieges King Farouk in Abdeen Palace

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 03:09 GMT

On February 4, many important events that changed the world map took place.

Jan. 24 marks 221st anniversary of signing El-Arish Agreement

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 03:05 GMT

Today marks the 221st anniversary of the signing of El-Arish Agreement between General Kleber and the Ottomans regarding the evacuation of the French from Egypt.

Egypt’s FM receives phone call from British counterpart

Thu, 21 May 2020 - 07:48 GMT

Shoukry and Raab exchanged views on means to address the novel Coronavirus pandemic and agreed on the importance of intensifying coordination and cooperation on the international level.

UK's Prince Harry and Jon Bon Jovi recreate Abbey Road Beatles cover

Sat, 29 Feb 2020 - 10:48 GMT

Britain’s Prince Harry and singer Jon Bon Jovi recreated one of the Beatles’ best-known album covers on Friday.

PM Johnson to face the music in parliament after Supreme Court blow

Wed, 25 Sep 2019 - 12:25 GMT

Johnson returned home from a foreign trip on Wednesday to face parliament in what is likely to be a stormy session.

Deal or delay? Wall Street divided on Brexit

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 - 11:51 GMT

Goldman Sachs said it sees a 50 percent probability of May getting a Brexit divorce deal ratified, adding that lawmakers would ultimately block a no-deal exit if needed.

UK parliament vote on Brexit deal to go ahead on Tuesday - minister

Sun, 09 Dec 2018 - 12:06 GMT

UK parliament’s vote on Prime Minister’s deal for leaving the European Union would go ahead on Tuesday

British musicians urge PM to reverse course on Brexit

Sun, 07 Oct 2018 - 04:43 GMT

British musicians urge PM to reverse course on Brexit.

Model Alexa Chung's brand takes off at London Fashion Week

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 - 01:05 GMT

British model and television host Alexa Chung used an airport theme for her London Fashion Week debut on Saturday.

Canada PM indicates he will not bend on key NAFTA demands at talks

Wed, 05 Sep 2018 - 01:10 GMT

Canada PM indicates he will not bend on key NAFTA demands at talks.

Nobel-winning writer V.S. Naipaul dies aged 85

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 01:11 GMT

Nobel prize-winning British author V.S. Naipaul wrote more than 30 books, and was one of the first winners of the Booker Prize in 1971 for "In A Free State"

British bomb-maker convicted of London terror plot

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 - 12:10 GMT

A British plumber who made bombs in Afghanistan was found guilty of planning an attack in London last year, as well as making explosives for the Taliban.

Pound to rebound on hopes for amicable divorce, rate hike - Reuters poll

Thu, 07 Jun 2018 - 09:44 GMT

The pound is unlikely to re-test the levels above $1.43 it traded at earlier this year, when the Bank of England was expected to raise interest rates in May.

Iran detains British-Iranian academic -New York-based rights group

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 - 11:00 GMT

A British-Iranian academic was detained in Iran by the country's Revolutionary Guards in mid-April, the New York-based Center for Human Rights in Iran.

Egypt worries about military escalation in Syria, calls for 'transparent probe'

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 - 09:56 GMT

"Egypt totally rejects the use of any internationally prohibited weapons on Syrian territories, demanding a transparent international investigation," the statement read.

US, British service members killed by improvised bomb in Syria

Fri, 30 Mar 2018 - 10:19 GMT

A U.S. and a British service member in the U.S.-led coalition battling Islamic State were killed by an improvised explosive device in Syria.

Women face uphill wage battle in British finance sector

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 - 03:58 GMT

There had never been much doubt that in London's testosterone-fuelled financial sector female workers' salaries lagged far behind male colleagues.

Moscow blames UK as EU nations mull expelling Russian diplomats

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 - 02:30 GMT

Russia accused Britain of trying to force its allies to take "confrontational steps" after EU member states decided to recall the bloc's envoy from Moscow.

British Angel of the North turns 20

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 - 01:59 GMT

The Angel of the North is one of the most iconic sights in the world; it was created by Sir Antony Gormely 20 years ago.

App developer says he is scapegoat in Facebook data row

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 - 10:43 GMT

The academic behind the app which harvested data from 50 million Facebook users said Wednesday he was being used as a scapegoat in the row over online privacy.