Mar 21, 2013 10:34 EDT
European stock markets slid Thursday as traders looked past strong Chinese economic data to focus on bleak eurozone news, notably fallout from the Cyprus bailout impasse.
Mar 21, 2013 09:51 EDT
Some 97 percent of British family doctors admit giving patients placebos, and more than three-quarters say they prescribe them at least once a week, a survey released on Thursday found.
Mar 21, 2013 08:46 EDT
Global crude oil prices turned lower on Thursday as traders banked profits despite strong Chinese manufacturing data.
Mar 21, 2013 08:37 EDT
Former BBC director general Greg Dyke is set to become the new chairman of the Football Association, the English game's governing body announced Wednesday.
Mar 21, 2013 07:27 EDT
British retail sales jumped 2.1 percent in February, official data showed on Thursday, after dropping by 0.7 percent in January when snow caused shoppers to avoid the high street.
Mar 21, 2013 07:23 EDT
Some 97 percent of British doctors in general practice admit giving patients placebos, while more than three-quarters say they prescribe them at least once a week, a survey released on Thursday found.
Mar 21, 2013 05:50 EDT
Eurotunnel said Thursday it tripled profits in 2012 on a boost in passenger numbers from the London Olympics and the Queen's Jubilee celebrations.
Mar 21, 2013 05:37 EDT
Girls Aloud are to split up after a sellout 10-year celebration tour, they said shortly after the five singers in one of Britain's most successful ever girl bands came offstage from their final Liverpool gig.
Mar 21, 2013 04:52 EDT
Former oil executive Justin Welby will be enthroned as Archbishop of Canterbury on Thursday after speeding through the Church of England ranks to face the challenge of shepherding the fractious Anglican Communion through the coming years.
Mar 21, 2013 03:38 EDT
While his sweat-drenched charges lock limbs in the open-air ring, kitted out in nothing more than a loin cloth, Raj Singh shudders as he contemplates how their Olympic dream could be shattered.
Mar 21, 2013 03:12 EDT
Wallabies legend George Gregan has tipped an unlikely rugby nation, possibly China, to cause an upset at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro when the sevens format debuts at the Games.
Mar 20, 2013 22:47 EDT
The government will stick firmly to a barrage of austerity measures, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne insisted in a budget that also slashed economic growth forecasts, while offering plans to boost the weak economy as the eurozone crisis reignites.
Mar 20, 2013 21:49 EDT
Britain will stick firmly to a barrage of austerity measures, finance minister George Osborne insisted in a budget that also slashed economic growth forecasts, while offering plans to boost the weak economy as the eurozone crisis reignites.
Mar 20, 2013 20:06 EDT
The fossilized remains of a huge prehistoric flying reptile was unveiled Wednesday at the Rio de Janeiro National Museum where an international congress on the extinct species is to be held in May.
Mar 20, 2013 19:29 EDT
Britain, France and the United States called Wednesday for a United Nations inquiry into accusations by the Syrian government and the opposition of chemical weapons attacks.
Mar 20, 2013 19:04 EDT
British author James Herbert, best known for penning classic horror novel "The Rats", has died aged 69, his publisher said Wednesday.
Mar 20, 2013 17:17 EDT
British television presenter Jim Davidson was on Wednesday rearrested by police investigating sexual abuse allegations, media reports said.
Mar 20, 2013 16:51 EDT
Two Irish republicans were found liable on Wednesday for the 1998 Omagh bombing that killed 29 people in the worst single attack of Northern Ireland's three decades of sectarian conflict.
Mar 20, 2013 16:09 EDT
Having an older grandfather or being a mother who was abused in her youth are linked to higher odds of having a child with autism, according to two studies published Wednesday in a leading US psychiatry journal.
Mar 20, 2013 14:46 EDT
A Saudi prince jailed for life in Britain for murdering his servant has been flown home to serve the rest of his sentence, the British government said Wednesday.