World Jan 23Russia rejects UK claim of trying to replace Ukraine leader
Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday rejected a British claim that the Kremlin is seeking to replace Ukraine’s government with a pro-Moscow administration, and that former Ukrainian lawmaker Yevheniy Murayev is a potential candidate.
World Jan 19Facing calls to resign, U.K. prime minister Johnson defends record
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has defied calls to resign in a feisty performance in Parliament.
World Jan 12U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologizes for attending garden party during country’s lockdown
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has apologized for attending a garden party during Britain's first coronavirus lockdown, but brushed aside opposition demands that he resign for breaching the rules his own government had imposed on the nation.
World Jan 11U.K.’s Boris Johnson accused of breaking lockdown with garden party
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing a wave of public and political outrage over allegations that he and his staff flouted coronavirus lockdown rules by holding a garden party in 2020 while Britons were barred by law from meeting…
World Nov 29Scotland’s leader aims for independence referendum push in 2023
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is adamant he won't consent so any push could end up in a legal showdown.
World Nov 15U.K. raises terror threat level after Liverpool taxi blast
British authorities raised the country's threat level to its second-highest rung on Monday, after police said a blast in a taxi outside a Liverpool hospital was caused by a homemade bomb.
World Nov 08Corruption claims roiling UK government put Johnson under pressure
As a United Nations climate summit aimed at staving off catastrophic global warming enters its final week in Glasgow, host Johnson is facing a barrage of criticism in London over his attempts to change the system that oversees lawmakers’ standards.
World Nov 02More than 100 countries pledge to end deforestation at COP26
Britain hailed the commitment as the first big achievement of the U.N. climate conference in Glasgow. But campaigners say they need to see the detail — such promises have been made, and broken, before.
World Oct 22Scientists urge UK to prep rapid return to COVID restrictions
The British government's scientific advisers have urged the government to ensure coronavirus restrictions can be introduced rapidly, as the rate of new infections continues to grow.
World Oct 21U.K. police charge 25-year-old man with lawmaker’s murder
Prosecutors said Ali Harbi Ali, a British man with Somali heritage, had "religious and ideological motivations" when he attacked David Amess last week in the town of Leigh-on-Sea.