US passenger train company drops Virgin as partner

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The partnership between Richard Branson's Virgin Group and the private Florida passenger train service Brightline has ended with a whimper, less than two years after it wa...

UK flies air force plane over Channel amid migrant crossings

LONDON (AP) — A Royal Air Force surveillance plane was flying over the English Channel on Monday as the British government sought to curb the number of people crossing from France in small boats. ...

HK media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under national security for 'colluding with foreign powers'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong media mogul and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai (黎智英) has been arrested along with one of his sons under the contentious national security law, local media repo...

Emotional Sullivan ends title wait at English Championship

WARE, England (AP) — An emotional Andy Sullivan ended a near five-year wait for his fourth European Tour title as he recorded a seven-shot victory at the English Championship in Ware on Sunday. ...

Stokes to miss rest of Pakistan series for family reasons

LONDON (AP) — England star all-rounder Ben Stokes will miss the rest of the ongoing test series against Pakistan as he prepares to travel to New Zealand to be with his family. The En...

UK names 'Channel threat commander' as boat crossings surge

LONDON (AP) — The British government has appointed a former Royal Marine commando to try to stop people crossing the English Channel from France in small boats. The government said S...

'Five Eyes alliance' slams postponement of Hong Kong polls

In a joint statement on Sunday, foreign ministers of the "core Anglosphere" nations condemned the Hong Kong government for postponing the legislative council elections. The statement said t...

UK and Japan aim to strike outline trade deal this month

LONDON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Britain and Japan have reached substantial agreement in most areas for a bilateral post-Brexit trade deal and will try to clinch a preliminary deal by the end of this month, ...

UK medics protest, seeking pay raise after pandemic struggle

LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of health care workers rallied in British cities on Saturday, demanding the government acknowledge their hard work during the coronavirus pandemic with a hefty pay increase. ...

UK military asked to help stem Channel migrant crossings

Britain’s military said Saturday it has been asked by the government to help prevent people from reaching the U.K. from France in small boats, after a surge in the number of vessels making the dangero...

UK to spend millions to ease Brexit red tape for N Ireland

The British government will spend up 355 million pounds ($465 million) to help businesses in Northern Ireland deal with the red tape caused by Brexit, officials said Friday. Brexit’s...

UK vows action after record-high migrant crossing of Channel

LONDON (AP) — The British government vowed Friday to strengthen border measures after a record daily number of people crossed the English Channel to the U.K. in small boats. At least...

Hong Kong: How China's security law is pushing citizens to emigrate

"More than 10 families I know of are planning to leave Hong Kong. Most of them are going to the UK, just like me," said 37-year-old single mother Ming, as she googled for ways to transfer mo...

AskTraders.com Expects Online Trading Activity In Malaysia To Be Above Pre-COVID-19 Levels Until End-2020

AskTraders.com sees 40% of its users from KL, attracting more women users KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 7 August, 2020 - One-stop trading information platform, AskTraders.com experienced ...

New Zealand sailing stars Burling, Tuke, to lead SailGP team

Defending America’s Cup champions and Olympic gold medalists Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have launched a New Zealand team in the SailGP global league. Two of the world's most accomp...