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Fear in London as acid attacks soar

Delivery rider Jabed Hussain was waiting at a traffic light one night in east London when two attackers sprayed acid in his face and stole his moped

Prince Harry: The troubled playboy grows up

Prince Harry, whose engagement to US actress Meghan Markle was announced on Monday, has been transformed in recent years from an angry young man into one of the British royal family's greatest assets.

20 years on, Britain remembers Diana's shock death

Friends and fans of Diana, princess of Wales mourned the 20th anniversary of her death on Thursday, with Elton John saying the world "lost an angel" when she was killed in a tragic car crash.

Dancing in the «gods»

It's a world apart from the polished atmosphere of traditional classical music concerts.

Last bongs for Big Ben as four-year repairs begin

London landmark Big Ben fell silent for four years starting Monday, as a political outcry mounted over renovations that will rob Britain of a cherished symbol at a time of national uncertainty.

Diana crash car «handled badly at high speed»

The 1997 car crash that killed Britain's Princess Diana spawned a host of conspiracy theories, but evidence that it was an accident only grows stronger, bolstered by new revelations about the history of the vehicle.

Top 10 Premier League transfers 2017-18

Ahead of Arsenal's home game with Leicester City in the curtain-raiser to the new Premier League season on Friday, AFP Sport selects the 10 biggest transfers of the close season:


Bloody London, flowers and messages: the London lament

Just past the areas affected by the attacks and closed to the public to allow police relief, the first flowers and messages appeared to the victims of the London attacks. The attack on London Bridge, costing at least 7 people and causing 48 injured, some of which are in serious condition, is the third terrorist attack in less than three months.

Hamilton tops UK sport's rich list, Ibrahimovic cashes in

Formula One star Lewis Hamilton has cemented his position as the richest sportsman in the UK, while Manchester United forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic cashed in with a rise to second on the new Sunday Times Rich List.

Gatland orders choir practice in Lions battle plan

Choir practice and film nights will form part of the British and Irish Lions preparations for their Test series against the All Blacks as coach Warren Gatland tries to make sure they are comfortable with the culture of New Zealand.

Syria's Assad is an «arch-terrorist»: British FM

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is an «arch-terrorist» and it is time Russia realised he is «literally and metaphorically toxic», British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Sunday.


The sight of deer in the fog of London

In these last days of 2016, the London weather is offering a natural spectacle full of poetry in Richmond park where dozens of deer roam freely in the fog, in an almost unreal.

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