World Jul 23Boris Johnson wins race to become UK prime minister
Johnson will be installed as prime minister in a formal handover from Theresa May on Wednesday.
World Jul 10Britain’s ambassador to U.S. quits days after cables leaked criticizing Trump
Veteran diplomat Kim Darroch said he could no longer do his job in Washington after Trump branded him a fool and cut off all contact with the representative of one of the U.S.'s closest allies.
World Jul 09UK’s opposition Labour Party backs new Brexit referendum
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the party would campaign to stay in the EU if a referendum was called by whoever succeeds Prime Minister Theresa May.
World Jul 08UK hunts for mole behind leaked cables that called Trump ‘inept’
In the cables, Britain's ambassador in Washington branded President Donald Trump's administration "dysfunctional" and "inept."…
World Jun 20Boris Johnson builds on lead in British prime minister race
Many in Britain's governing Conservative Party doubt that anyone can beat Johnson, as members prepare to pick the final two contenders to become the country's next prime minister before the end of the day. Britain's governing Conservative Party narrowed the…
World Jun 13Boris Johnson takes strong lead in race for next UK leader
Boris Johnson, a former foreign secretary and leading Brexit campaigner, secured 114 of the 313 votes cast by Conservatives in the House of Commons, a ballot that reduced the field of candidates from 10 to seven.
World Jun 07UK’s May steps down as party leader amid Brexit impasse
May's decision to give up her post has sparked a battle to replace her, with 11 candidates vying to become prime minister.
World Jun 05World leaders honor veterans on D-Day anniversary
The Royal British Legion brought about 300 veterans, aged 91 to 101, to the ceremonies in Portsmouth, where many of the troops embarked for Normandy on June 5, 1944.
World Jun 04WATCH: Trump says he would have ‘sued and settled’ if he were negotiating Brexit
President Donald Trump couldn't resist a slight dig at UK Prime Minister Theresa May, evoking the two years of broadsides he had lobbed at her by recalling that he urged her to sue the EU rather than try to negotiate…
World May 24Theresa May to step down as UK prime minister June 7
May resignation is a sign of defeat in her attempt to take Britain out of the European Union and sparks a contest for the country's next prime minister.