Britain

Prince Philip to retire from public engagements

The Duke of Edinburgh has announced his retirement from public engagements from autumn this year, Buckingham Palace has announced, Joinfo.com reports with reference to The Guardian. The 95-year-old Prince Philip has the full support of the Queen. The announcement was made after all

British police foil ‘active terror plot’

The woman, in her 20s, was one of the subjects of the investigation and is in a serious but stable condition, according to the BBC. A raid also took place in Kent, with six people arrested in total. Officers say the operation was

Britain to scrap SATs because ‘they’re too much pressure on children’

The UK education secretary has unveiled plans for children to be examined without them realising they are being tested, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Metro. Justine Greening has begun a consultation after the SATs for seven-year-olds got a heated reception from parents

Kate Middleton and Prince William send son George to 6,500 euros-a-term private day school

Prince George, aged three, will join Thomas’s, Battersea, in September, as he begins his journey into full-time formal education, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Telegraph. The young Prince will attend the mixed-sex day school, which costs £5,653 (about $7,000) a term and

Spain buried under four inches of snow as Brits bask on hottest day of the year

It may sound a little odd, but Brits are flocking to the beaches today to soak up temperatures of up to 19C, while the Spanish are having to dust off their scarves after waking up to four inches of snow, according to

British banks handled vast sums of laundered Russian money – The Guardian

Britain’s high street banks processed nearly $740m from a vast money-laundering operation run by Russian criminals with links to the Russian government and the KGB, the Guardian can reveal. HSBC, the Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds, Barclays and Coutts are among 17

British Isis member hid extremist data in James Bond-style cufflink

A man has admitted hiding his Islamic State activities in a James Bond-style cufflink, Joinfo.com reports with reference to The Guardian. Samata Ullah, 34, admitted being a member of Isis last September, being involved in terrorist training and preparation of terrorist acts. At

Britain names first clinic to carry out three-parent baby procedure

Fertility doctors at the city’s Fertility at Life clinic will become the first to carry out the procedure in the UK, in which a baby is born with three genetic parents, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Metro. This is to prevent inherited

Brexit: Theresa May receives authority to trigger Article 50

Commons Speaker John Bercow told MPs: “I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent 1967, that her majesty has signified her royal assent to the following acts: Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Act 2017, European Union (Notification

UK political parties warned of Russia hacking threat: report

Britain's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), part of the GCHQ spying agency, said it had written to the leaders of political parties offering to help strengthen their network security, confirming a report in the Sunday Times, Reuters reports. "You will be aware