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World Jul 22May chairs emergency session on Iranian seizure of UK tanker
The meeting of security ministers and officials will discuss how to secure shipping in the sensitive region, which is vital to the world's oil supply.
World Jul 21Audio shows UK navy trying to thwart Iran from seizing ship
In an audio recording released Sunday, a British naval officer insists that a British-flagged oil tanker must be allowed to sail through the Strait of Hormuz as Iranian paramilitary forces demand that the vessel change course before commandeering it.
World Jul 20Iran tanker seizure linked to earlier act by UK marines
Iran seems to view the armed takeover of the British-flagged oil tanker as a carefully calibrated response to the July 4 taking of an Iranian supertanker off the coast of Gibraltar, an operation in which Britain's Royal Marines played a…
Politics Jul 07Top UK diplomat in USA criticizes Trump in leaked memos
Leaked diplomatic cables reveal that Britain's ambassador to the United States regards President Donald Trump's administration as inept, hobbled by infighting, and unlikely to improve.
World May 30WikiLeaks says Assange is too sick to appear in court via video
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange had been expected to appear from prison via video link at a brief extradition hearing.
World May 25UK race to succeed Theresa May heats up with focus on Brexit
The race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May is heating up, the field of Conservative contenders is quickly growing and the focus is squarely on how to handle Brexit.
World May 06Does the baby have red hair? Here’s what we know about the royal family’s newest member
Britain's royal family has its newest member, a baby boy born to Prince Harry and his American wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, nearly one year after their wedding on the grounds of Windsor Castle.
World May 01WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange gets 50 weeks in prison for jumping bail
A British judge sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail seven years ago and holing up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.
World Apr 23Revulsion in Northern Ireland over riot, fatal shooting of journalist
The dramatic riot in Londonderry last week was starkly reminiscent of the violence that plagued Northern Ireland for decades before the 1998 peace agreement. The result was both tragic and familiar: the death of a young journalist, apparently hit by…
World Apr 20Northern Irish police arrest 2 over killing of journalist
LONDON — Police in Northern Ireland on Saturday arrested two teenagers in connection with the fatal shooting of a journalist during rioting in the city of Londonderry. The men, aged 18 and 19, were detained under anti-terrorism legislation and taken…