The Scottish construction operations of Kier Group have offset a “disappointing” performance for the diversified company across the UK.
Boris Johnson has said he is “cautiously optimistic” about the prospects of a new Brexit deal but there is growing impatience among EU leaders who are demanding “concrete” proposals from the British side.
The Prime Minister will not be bound by an “artificial deadline” to produce formal written proposals to resolve the Brexit deadlock, the Government has said.
The UK has told Brussels to be flexible and willing to compromise in Brexit talks as Boris Johnson came under further pressure to produce his plan for a deal.
Boris Johnson is on course to deliver a “fundamentally different” Brexit deal to ensure the UK leaves on October 31, a Cabinet minister has claimed after Finland said a new deal must be presented in 12 days.
The Polish ambassador to the UK has written to Poles encouraging them to “seriously consider returning to their homeland” post-Brexit.
Tony Blair has said that despite his disagreements with Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party leader had acted “very sensibly and skilfully” in his efforts to block a no-deal Brexit.
Pope Francis has said the UK should obey a UN resolution and return to Mauritius a disputed Indian Ocean archipelago that hosts the US military base at Diego Garcia.
Parliament’s human rights committee has called for urgent change on the issue of sending mothers to prison, saying the needs of their children have been too often neglected.
Developments from a wild day in Westminster make the lion’s share of the headlines – after Boris Johnson failed in his bid to hold a snap general election.
An online petition calling for the Government not to suspend Parliament has gathered more than one million signatures.
Orlando Bloom has said film success meant he was under a “giant magnifying glass” at a young age.
The UK has many quirks, from its eating habits to its weather, and Reddit users from other countries have been documenting the biggest “culture shocks” they had upon visiting the county.
Rainfall across the UK is already above the national average for August, with more on its way ahead of a heatwave this weekend.
RAF Lossiemouth Typhoons were scrambled yesterday to intercept Russian aircraft monitoring British watercraft.
A pod of dolphins has been spotted off the coast of Whitby as they jumped and swam close to a group of tourists.
The UK’s economy shrank for the first time since 2012 in the second quarter of this year, as the manufacturing and construction sectors both slumped.
Britain’s economic growth is expected to have stagnated in the second quarter, as the manufacturing sector boost wears off while construction declines.
Boris Johnson has clashed with his Irish counterpart over the backstop in their first phone call since the Tory MP became Prime Minister.
Neither the UK nor the EU is ready for a no-deal Brexit, Britain’s largest business group has warned in a new report.
The UK was braced for record-breaking heat on Thursday as temperatures climbed above 30C (86F) in some parts of the country by mid-morning.
Police officers searching for swimmers who went missing during the UK’s heatwave have found three bodies.
Police officers searching for swimmers who went missing during the UK’s heatwave have found two bodies.
Large swathes of Britain have experienced storms and lightning strikes as the country braces for what could be its hottest day ever later this week.
Boris Johnson will be the last prime minister of the UK unless there are moves to protect the union which is “hanging by a thread”, Gordon Brown has warned.
Most of Britain will be bathed in sunshine on Sunday, with the possibility of just a few isolated showers in the south-west.
Britain will face “repercussions” over the seizure of an Iranian supertanker, Iran’s president has said.
Sir Kim Darroch was handed one of the most prestigious jobs in the diplomatic service several months before Donald Trump’s shock ascendancy to the White House.
A former leader of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard has said the Islamic Republic should consider seizing a British oil tanker in response to authorities detaining an Iranian oil tanker off the coast Gibraltar.
Boris Johnson has again criticised Russian President Vladimir Putin’s claim that liberalism is dead, with the potential Prime Minister saying Britain was the best modern example of the “triumph of liberal values”.
Donald Trump’s ban on Huawei could influence UK firms’ decisions about using the Chinese telecoms giant’s technology, Theresa May has suggested.
Jeremy Hunt has said Britain would consider joining the US in military action against Iran.