Blow for SNP as Scots back remaining in UK

Most Scots still back remaining in the United Kingdom despite Britons voting to leave the European Union, a move which was opposed by the majority in Scotland, according to an opinion poll published on Saturday. Scotland‘s nationalist First Minister Nicola...

Pregnant women urged against Florida over Zika fears

British health officials have urged pregnant women to consider postponing non-essential travel to Florida after the southern U.S. state confirmed the first cases of the Zika virus that were not linked to travel. Florida, a popular holiday destination for Britons,...

JK Rowling says 'farewell' to Harry Potter

Harry Potter has cast his last spell, his creator J.K. Rowling said at the gala opening of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” in London’s West End theatre district on Saturday. Asked whether the stage production, and the publication of its script,...

Pokemon players robbed at gunpoint in London

Three teenagers playing the hit game Pokemon GO have been robbed at gunpoint in a north London park and forced to hand over their mobile phones, British police said on Saturday. Armed robberies are rare in Britain and police said they were hunting three suspects...