Britain said on Saturday it would help pay for more than 1,000 medical staff to fight a raging cholera epidemic in Haiti.

The outbreak in the impoverished Caribbean nation has killed more than 1,400 people in five weeks and the death toll is climbing by dozens each day.

The United Nations' top humanitarian official earlier this week said 1,000 trained nurses and at least 100 more doctors wer

Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown said on Wednesday the upcoming budget will contain environmental measures to aid recovery from recession, including creating thousands of "green" jobs.

Britain said on Wednesday it would review its regulations covering offshore oil and gas drilling in the North Sea following the publication of a U.S.