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World Nov 19Johnson, Corbyn square off in 1st UK election debate
The hour-long encounter — the first-ever head-to-head TV debate between a British prime minister and a chief challenger — offers Corbyn a chance to make up ground in opinion polls, which show his Labour Party trailing Johnson's Conservatives ahead of…
World Oct 29UK lawmakers back Dec. 12 election
Prime Minister Boris Johnson hopes that electing a new crop of lawmakers will provide a solution to the deadlock that has stalled the U.K.'s departure from the European Union.
World Oct 29UK election appears likely in effort to break Brexit stalemate
The main opposition Labour Party has said it would agree to the government's request to send voters to the polls in December.
World Oct 25UK police arrest 2 more people connected with human smuggling case
Police said the man and the woman, both 38 and from Warrington, a town in northwestern England, were arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and conspiracy to traffic people.
World Oct 2439 people found dead in a truck in England were from China
British police are still investigating one of the country's deadliest cases of people smuggling.
World Oct 2339 people found dead in truck container in England
A 25-year-old-man from Northern Ireland who was driving the truck, which is believed to have come from Bulgaria, has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
World Oct 22UK’s Boris Johnson wins one vote, loses another on Brexit timetable
Tuesday's votes make it all but impossible for Johnson to fulfil his often-repeated promise to lead Britain out of the EU on Oct. 31.
World Oct 22Boris Johnson says he’ll pull Brexit bill if lawmakers delay
The UK prime minister's threat is aimed at breaking the political deadlock over Brexit that has dragged on for more than three years since British voters opted to leave the EU.
World Oct 08Climate activists block roads, camp out for second day of global protests
"I want to make a statement that (the activists) are all different sorts of people from all different walks of life, not just people you would call hippies," said Mike Gumn, 33, a National Health Service manager with two children.
World Oct 02UK to offer Brexit ‘compromise’ to EU
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is urging the European Union to meet Britain halfway and allow for the country's orderly departure after years of wrangling.