UK family loses court battle in US diplomatic immunity case

LONDON (AP) — The parents of a British teen who was killed in a car crash lost a court battle with the U.K. government Tuesday over whether their son’s alleged killer, an American woman, had diplomati...

UK telecom companies face big fines under new security law

LONDON (AP) — Telecom companies in Britain face hefty fines if they don't comply with strict new security rules under a new law proposed in Parliament on Tuesday that is aimed at blocking high-risk eq...

UK-based company plans to bring 1,000 jobs to West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A UK technology company plans to build a new facility in West Virginia that officials said Monday is expected to create 1,000 new manufacturing and technology jobs. ...

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___ AP source: Biden taps ex-Fed chair Yellen to lead treasury WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden has chosen former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to s...

EU, UK still have 'fundamental' differences on trade talks

BRUSSELS (AP) — With the European Union's chief negotiator Michel Barnier in quarantine, trade talks with the United Kingdom continued by videoconference this week, though the optimism expressed last ...

Google faces UK scrutiny over new advertising data revamp

LONDON (AP) — Google faces fresh regulatory scrutiny in Britain over plans to revamp its ad data system, after a group of competitors complained to regulators that the changes would cement the U.S. te...

Coronavirus: UK to end nationwide lockdown, go back to tiered system

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday that England's current tough coronavirus restrictions would not be extended after December 2. Addressing lawmakers in Parliament, Johnson conf...

UK Supreme Court to decide whether IS bride can return

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Supreme Court is set to decide whether a woman who ran away from her London home as a teenager to join the Islamic State group in Syria can return to the U.K. ...

Montgomery Asia partners with Malaysia Specialty Coffee Association (MSCA) to launch the inaugural International Café & Beverage Show (ICBS) in Malaysia!

Participants can look forward to barista brew-offs and business opportunities with ICBS, as part of the new 3-year partnership with MSCA SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 23 November 2020 - Montgomery Asia...

UK Supreme Court to hear case over 'IS bride' return

A woman who lost her British citizenship after joining the Islamic State in Syria will take her case to the UK's Supreme Court later Monday. Government lawyers won a legal bid in July to allow th...

UK Treasury chief shows no sign of turning off spending taps

LONDON (AP) — The U.K’s treasury chief batted away speculation Sunday that he is about to turn off the spending that has buoyed the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic, saying now is not the time to ...

UK leader to end England's coronavirus lockdown on Dec. 2

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to end an England-wide lockdown as scheduled on Dec. 2 and will announce a return to regional restrictions as statistics show that coronavirus ...

New Taiwan kids show searches for stars of the future

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new Taiwan children’s reality TV show, “Action! Kids,” is looking for the nation’s new, up-and-coming film directors and video makers. Fifth- ...

UK leader to end England's national lockdown on Dec. 2

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to end an England-wide lockdown as scheduled on Dec. 2 and to announce a return to regional restrictions as statistics show coronavirus infecti...

UK signs trade deal with Canada to prepare for Brexit

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. signed an interim trade deal with Canada on Saturday, the second major agreement the country has reached as negotiators hurry to cement trading relationships in preparation for ...