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Brexit beckons as UK's Johnson coasts to commanding win

9:55am IST

LONDON Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party was on course for a resounding victory in Britain's election after voters backed his bid to deliver Brexit on Jan. 31, the country's most significant geopolitical move in 70 years. | Video

Aston Martin not actively pursuing new investors as opens SUV plant

06 Dec 2019

ST ATHAN, Wales Aston Martin , which was reported this week to be the target of Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll, said it was not actively pursuing new investors on Friday as it opened a new factory to build its first sport utility vehicle.

UK PM Johnson pressured on jail terms after London Bridge attack

01 Dec 2019

LONDON The London Bridge attack pushed law and order towards the top of the British political agenda on Saturday, with days to go before a snap election, after police said the assailant had previously been convicted of terrorism offences but freed early from prison. | Video

London Bridge attacker had been convicted of terrorism offences but released last year

30 Nov 2019

LONDON The 28-year-old British man who killed two people in a stabbing spree on London Bridge before police shot him dead had previously been convicted of terrorism offences and was released from prison last year.

UK car body warns output will slump if Brexit leads to tariffs with EU

27 Nov 2019

LONDON British annual car production will drop by a third to 1 million by 2024 if Brexit leads to tariffs with the European Union, a trade body warned on Tuesday, saying output would be lost to other countries.

'Unfit' Uber loses London license over safety failures

26 Nov 2019

LONDON Uber was stripped of its license to carry paying passengers in London on Monday for the second time in just over two years, pending an appeal, over a "pattern of failures" on safety and security. | Video

RPT-UPDATE 2-'Unfit' Uber stripped of London licence after safety failures

25 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 25 Uber was stripped of its London operating licence on Monday for the second time in just over two years after the city's regulator said a "pattern of failures" on safety and security meant the taxi app was not fit and proper.

Uber still in the dark on London taxi licence renewal, three days before expiry

22 Nov 2019

LONDON Uber is waiting to find out whether its taxi licence in London, one of its most important markets, will be renewed, just three days before it is due to expire in the latest stage of a long-running battle with the city's transport regulator. | Video

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