Ex-James Bond actor Roger Moore dies
24 May 2017 | 4:28 am
British actor Roger Moore, best known for his role playing secret agent 007, has died aged 89.
Three British men are being held by the Taliban in Afghanistan, according to an NGO. A UK broadcaster reports that one of them is so-called "danger tourist" Miles Routledge.
Explaining the British monarch's wealth. This week, an investigation by the Guardian newspaper revealed that King Charles III and his late mother Queen Elizabeth II received around £1 billion from a number of estates.
British American Tobacco (BAT) has been fined $635 million for breaching sanctions on North Korea. The British multinational, a leader in the sale of tobacco products, will pay the record sum to US authorities. BAT's Singapore subsidiary admitted to selling cigarettes to North Korea over a decade between 2007 and 2017, in violation of US sanctions on Pyongyang over its nuclear missile activities.
With less than two weeks to go before King Charles III's coronation on May 6, our international affairs editor and royal watcher Philip Turle answers four frequently asked questions about Britain's royal family. Could Prince William have become king on the death of Queen Elizabeth II? Is Prince Harry really the son of King Charles?
With less than two weeks to go before King Charles III's coronation on May 6, our international affairs editor and royal watcher Philip Turle answers four frequently asked questions about Britain's royal family.
The United States on Sunday sent a navy ship to Sudan to help evacuate American citizens who have been stranded in the country since fighting broke out earlier this month, two U.S. officials told Reuters.
One of the final evacuation flights of British citizens from Sudan was carried out from an airbase north of Khartoum on Saturday. The evacuees and military personnel boarded an Royal Air Force (RAF) flight at Wadi Seidna Air Base in Sudan, bound for Larnaca in Cyprus.
As the UK prepares to celebrate King Charles III's coronation, we focus on the love affair between the British royal family and Paris, which has been both long and reciprocal. A series of landmarks are dedicated to British monarchs in the capital, such as Avenue Victoria – named after Queen Victoria, who in 1855 made the first state visit to Paris in over 400 years.
The coronation of Britain's King Charles III will be the first in the lifetime of anyone below the age of 70. For more on the ritual and its evolution, historian and author Joanne Paul joined us for Perspective. She explained that the ceremony goes all the way back to the 7th century, with the first anointing of a British monarch.
King Charles III marks his official birthday celebrations by riding horseback in a military parade — the first time a monarch has done this in almost 40 years. But what is 'Trooping the Color'?
Spanish golfer Jon Rahm, aiming to become the first Spaniard to win the British Open since Seve Ballesteros in 1988, said he would advise climate change protesters potentially seeking to disrupt the sporting event to stay away.
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