Beijing and London are poised to sign agreements worth billions of pounds during President Xi Jingping's state visit to the United Kingdom.
At the invitation of Queen Elizabeth II, President Xi Jinping will pay a state visit to Britain from Oct. 19 to Oct.23, the first such visit by a Chinese president in a decade.
Britain intends to become the best western partner of China and is helping build the relationship between China and the West as a whole, Britain's former Prime Minister Tony Blair has said.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to Britain next week could herald the start of a golden age in the Britain-China ties, a British academic on international affairs said Saturday.
At a small restaurant in a Beijing hutong, a young British man is teaching the Chinese how to cook.
Minister of Science and Technology Wan Gang pins high hope on sci-tech cooperation between China and UK after President Xi's visit.
The number of Chinese visitors to Britain in the first six months of 2015 reached a record 90,000, a 28 percent rise on the same period of 2014, figures from Visit Britain revealed Friday.
Jack Smith of Britain met his Chinese partner Eddy in 2009 when he was studying in Beijing.
Matt Hope is an artist from the UK. Living in Beijing for five years, he has observed the extreme environmental conditions. As an installation artist, he invented a bike to generate clean air for its rider.
Guard of Honor, comprising Grenadier Guards, the Queen's Color and Army musicians, process out of Buckingham Palace after taking part in a full rehearsal early in the morning on Friday in preparation for President Xi Jinping's state visit to the UK next week.