World Apr 09

Rioters ignore pleas for calm as violence flares in Belfast

Police in Northern Ireland deployed water cannons for the first time in six years as they tried to disperse protesters who hurled stones, fireworks and gasoline-filled bottles at officers during another night of violence in Belfast.

Jan 01

With Brexit complete, UK exits European bloc

Britain left the European bloc’s vast single market for people, goods and services at 11 p.m. London time on New Year's Eve, in the biggest single economic change the country has experienced since World War II.