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World Nov 03UK’s Boris Johnson apologizes for missing Brexit deadline
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would apologize to Conservatives for failing to take the U.K. out of the European Union by Oct. 31 and Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said he won’t personally run for a seat in Parliament.
World Nov 02UK halts fracking ahead of election; some want permanent ban
The British government announced Saturday that it will no longer allow fracking because of new scientific analysis that casts doubts on the safety of the controversial practice, but some critics called the action an election stunt and demanded a permanent…
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 20Mixed message: Boris Johnson seeks Brexit delay, sort of
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pressed ahead Sunday with plans to try to win parliamentary backing for his new Brexit deal even as the European Union began considering his grudging request to extend the looming Brexit deadline.
World Sep 24UK Supreme Court rules suspension of Parliament was illegal
The landmark decision, made as the UK is seeking a Brexit deal with the EU, immediately prompted calls for Johnson to quit.
World Sep 23Thousands of travelers stranded as UK firm Thomas Cook collapses
Overall, about 600,000 people were travelling with the company as of Sunday, though it was unclear how many of them would be left stranded…
World Sep 13Johnson, Juncker to meet in Brexit breakthrough bid
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will hold face-to-face talks next week in a bid to break the Brexit impasse.
World Sep 10Parliament suspended with UK lawmakers still at odds over Brexit
Parliament is now suspended until Oct. 14, but once its session resumes, most scenarios lead to a cross-party agreement to hold an early election that would test Prime Minister Boris Johnson's popularity.
World Sep 09WATCH: UK lawmakers debate Brexit before Parliament is suspended
Lawmakers used the remaining hours before the session of Parliament ended to deliver new blows to Prime Minister Johnson's teetering authority.
Economy Sep 09British Airways grounds nearly all flights as pilots strike
British Airways said it stands ready to return to talks with the pilots' union, BALPA, and that it has offered affected customers full refunds or the option to rebook.