Ireland teams up with UK nations' 2030 World Cup bid plans

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland will join the other four British Isles nations in exploring bidding for the 2030 World Cup. The English Football Association has already announced plans to asse...

Taiwanese designer features vibrant Spring/Summer 2019 collection at London Fashion Week   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese fashion designer Jamie Huang Wei ( 黃薇) displayed her Spring Summer 2019 collection at London Fashion Week on Sept.14. As the first and only fashion designer f...

UK inflation unexpectedly spikes on higher clothing costs

LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that inflation in Britain unexpectedly rose in August to a six-month high as clothing and transport costs rose sharply. The Office for National St...

UK artist Jessie J arrives in Taiwan, prepares for Taipei concert tomorrow night   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – British singer Jessie J arrived in Taiwan on Wednesday afternoon a day prior to her worldwide concert The R.O.S.E taking place in Taipei on Sep. 20. According to Chines...

UK lawmakers: "Wild West" cryptocurrencies need regulation

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers are urging regulation for cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin in a report that describes the current situation as the "Wild West." In a report Wednesday ...

UK police: possible hate crime outside Muslim center; 3 hurt

LONDON (AP) — British police are investigating a possible hate crime after a car hit pedestrians near a Muslim community center, injuring three people. Police were called early Wedne...

UK: Couple's illness in poisoned-spy city is not suspicious

LONDON (AP) — Police say the case of a couple who fell sick at a restaurant near where a Russian ex-spy and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent is not suspicious. The Wilts...

Report urges UK to lift cap on skilled migrants after Brexit

LONDON (AP) — A British government-commissioned report says citizens of European Union countries should not have easier access to the U.K. after Brexit than people from other parts of the world. ...

UK judge: Spy evidence on dead Russian should stay secret

LONDON (AP) — A British judge says material about possible links between a Russian businessman who died in mysterious circumstances and U.K. intelligence services will remain secret for security reaso...

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___ As midterms near, Trump gambles on his hardline trade policy WASHINGTON (AP) — By any conventional gauge, President Donald Trump's uncompromising stance toward ...

UK police reassure public in Salisbury as 2 diners fall ill

LONDON (AP) — British police say there is no evidence that the nerve agent Novichok was involved in case of two people who became ill in a Salisbury restaurant, but the premises remain closed off. ...

Roads shut after 2 fall ill in UK city where ex-spy poisoned

LONDON (AP) — Police have closed roads and summoned a hazardous response team after two people became ill at a restaurant in the English city where a Russian ex-spy and his daughter were poisoned with...

UK police close off restaurant, call hazardous response team after two sickened in English city where ex-spy poisoned.

LONDON (AP) — UK police close off restaurant, call hazardous response team after two sickened in English city where ex-spy poisoned. .

Elderly woman has husband's ashes stolen in UK burglary

LONDON (AP) — British police are asking the public to help identify two men suspected of stealing the ashes of an elderly woman's husband along with cash, bank cards and jewelry. Pol...

UK leader: Talk of leadership during Brexit 'irritating'

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May concedes that she gets "irritated" by the debate over her leadership during Brexit negotiations. She told the BBC in an interview sch...