In the United Kingdom, hundreds of people are evacuated from villages in South Yorkshire, and a section of the M1 motorway is closed amid fears of an imminent collapse of the dam at the Ulley reservoir following heavy rainfall and widespread flooding across the UK.
The origin of the zero may have been in South Asia according to a Sanskrit script housed in the United Kingdom since 1902 and discovered in Bakhshali near Peshawar, Pakistan. 2017-09-14, with context: United Kingdom
Sky UK stops broadcasting Fox News in the United Kingdom after 15 years due to low audience figures. 2017-08-29, with context: United Kingdom
Several people are dead after two trucks collide with a minibus on the M1 motorway near the town of Newport Pagnell in the English county of Buckinghamshire. 2017-08-26, with context: M1 motorway
Nigerian state television reports that President Muhammadu Buhari is back in the country after a three-month sick leave in Britain. 2017-08-19, with context: United Kingdom
Following a similar move in France, the United Kingdom is to ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2040 in order to reduce air pollution. A new tax will also be levied on diesel car drivers in 2020. 2017-07-25, with context: United Kingdom
A United Kingdom court blocks a GBP14 billion class action lawsuit against MasterCard. 2017-07-22, with context: United Kingdom
Vince Cable is acclaimed as Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the United Kingdom after running unopposed. 2017-07-20, with context: United Kingdom
The United Kingdom announces it is withdrawing from the 1964 London Fisheries Convention, which allows several European countries to fish within 6 to 12 nautical miles of each other's coastlines. 2017-07-2, with context: United Kingdom
Nobel Peace Laureate Liu Xiaobo, who has been incarcerated in China for organizing the pro-democracy manifesto "Charter 08," is suffering from late-stage liver cancer which is worsening. The Chinese hospital treating him and foreign doctors, who examined Liu the weekend, disagree on future treatment. Germany, the United States, UK, and other countries have appealed that Liu be allowed to go to the hospital of his choice. 2017-07-12, with context: United Kingdom
The United Kingdom and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation sponsor a summit that plans on raising funds for family planning in developing countries. 2017-07-11, with context: United Kingdom
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