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World Jan 15WATCH: UK lawmakers overwhelmingly reject Brexit deal
After more than two years of political upheaval, lawmakers voted against Prime Minister Theresa May's deal that provides a framework for the UK leaving the European Union.
World Dec 17Britain’s Theresa May calls Brexit deal vote for week of Jan. 14
Opposition legislators — and many from May's Conservative Party — remain opposed to the deal and to the prime minister's handling of the Brexit negotiations.
World Dec 10WATCH: UK’s Theresa May postpones Parliament vote on Brexit
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday postponed Parliament's vote on her Brexit divorce deal with the European Union, acknowledging that lawmakers would have rejected it by a "significant margin."…
World Dec 05UK accuses Facebook of giving certain companies preferential access to users’ data
The U.K. Parliament committee says Facebook "whitelisted" or gave preferential access to certain companies, such as Airbnb and Netflix, even after the tech giant announced changes in 2015 to end access to a user's "friends." The allegations are based on…
World Aug 14London police treat crash near Parliament as terrorism
A car plowed into pedestrians and cyclists near the Houses of Parliament in London during the morning rush hour Tuesday, injuring three people in what police suspect is the latest in a string of attacks in the British capital that…
World Jul 28UK lawmakers recommend tougher rules on Facebook
The U.K. government should increase oversight of social media like Facebook and election campaigns to protect democracy in the digital age, a parliamentary committee recommended in a scathing report.
World Jul 042 people exposed to ‘unknown substance,’ UK anti-terror police says
The Wiltshire Police force declared a “major incident” after a man and a woman in their 40s were hospitalized after being found unconscious Saturday at a residential building in Amesbury, eight miles from Salisbury, where a former Russian spy and…
World May 25Amid confusion, EU enacts new data privacy law
The new law comes at a time when advances in technology make data more valuable, and therefore raise the stakes in protecting it.
World Apr 28British toddler at center of legal battle dies
Alfie Evans, a sick British toddler whose parents won support from the pope during a protracted legal battle to take him to the Vatican children's hospital for treatment, died early Saturday, five days after he was taken off life support.
World Apr 05Daughter of poisoned spy says she’s recovering
LONDON — The poisoned daughter of an ex-Russian spy said Thursday she's recovering quickly after her ordeal, while Russia strongly protested being locked out of the probe into the nerve agent that sickened her and her father.