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World Sep 05UK’s Johnson calls opposition to new election ‘cowardly’
Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered another setback amid the ongoing Brexit debate as his own brother quit the government on Thursday, saying it was not serving the national interest.
World Sep 03UK’s Johnson suffers defeat in Parliament over Brexit
The 328 to 301 vote cleared the way for Johnson's opponents to introduce a bill Wednesday that would prevent Britain from leaving the European Union without a deal Oct. 31.
World Aug 31Parliament’s suspension before Brexit protested across UK
LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s provocative decision to suspend the British Parliament for a time before the country’s deadline for leaving the European Union came under fire Saturday in London and other cities where protesters took to the streets.
World Aug 30Judge won’t immediately block UK Parliament suspension
The Court of Session in Edinburgh refused Friday to take immediate legal action to prevent Johnson from suspending Parliament for several weeks during part of the period ahead of the Brexit deadline of Oct. 31.
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.