World Jan 16Home nations of plane crash victims seek compensation from Iran
After a meeting in London, foreign ministers from Canada, the U.K., Afghanistan, Sweden and Ukraine urged Iran to allow a “thorough, independent and transparent international investigation," as well as a criminal probe and "impartial" judicial proceedings against those found responsible…
World Jan 10Royal courtiers chart path for Prince Harry’s independence
The royal family is said to be “hurt'' by Harry and Meghan's statement Wednesday that they want to step down from being senior royals. But the queen, Charles and William have told their teams to work with government and the…
World Jan 09Lawmakers approve Brexit bill putting UK on course for Jan. 31 exit
Lawmakers voted by 330-231 to pass the Withdrawal Agreement Bill, which sets the terms of Britain’s departure from the 28-nation bloc.
World Dec 20UK charges U.S. diplomat’s wife over teen’s death in crash
The decision to charge Anne Sacoolas, who has claimed diplomatic immunity, has caused tensions between the U.K. and the United States.
World Dec 19Boris Johnson signals UK’s imminent withdrawal from EU under Brexit
The bill commits Britain to leaving the EU on Jan. 31 and to concluding trade talks with the bloc by the end of 2020.
World Dec 14Johnson’s win may deliver Brexit but could risk UK’s breakup
Johnson’s commanding election victory this week may let him fulfill his campaign promise to “get Brexit done,” but it could also imperil the future of the United Kingdom of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
World Dec 13British working-class towns desert Labour Party
In every election since 1945, voters in this port in eastern England elected a Labour Party lawmaker. Until this week.
World Dec 13UK Conservatives’ election victory paves the way for Brexit
With 649 of the 650 results declared on Friday, the Conservatives had 364 seats and the main opposition Labour Party 203.
World Dec 12UK election exit poll suggests Conservatives majority and Boris Johnson victory
An exit poll in Britain’s election projects that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party likely will win a majority of seats in Parliament.
World Dec 12UK votes in election that aims to break Brexit deadlock
The contest pits Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who says he will take Britain out of the EU by Jan. 31, against opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, who promises another referendum on Brexit.