Crucial elections are coming up on May 6 in Great Britain, and nationalists in Scotland and Wales are hoping to do well enough to demand referendums on independence. Scottish voters had rejected independence in a 2014 referendum, but Brexit and…
By Malcolm Brabant
In our news wrap Wednesday, some 6,000 people in Belarus have been detained after a third straight night of clashes between protesters and police. Demonstrators insist the reelection of President Alexander Lukashenko is illegitimate. Also, at least three people died…
British Transport Police say three people died and six were taken to the hospital with injuries after a passenger train derailed in northeast Scotland amid stormy weather.
By Danica Kirka, Jill Lawless, Associated Press
The individual shot by armed police during an incident in Glasgow has died and six other people, including a police officer, were in a hospital being treated for injuries, Scottish police said Friday.
By Pan Pylas, Danica Kirka, Associated Press
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Engineers say spanning the deep and stormy Irish Sea would be difficult. The water is up to 1,000 feet deep and the sea bed holds thousands of unexploded bombs dumped by Britain's defense ministry after World War II.
The United Kingdom formally left the European Union over night as Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed to bring the country together, more than three years after voters narrowly approved Brexit. But divisions remain, and trade negotiations between the U.K. and…
By Gregory Katz, Associated Press
After the UK's election, Nicola Sturgeon and her party are dead set on holding a referendum on Scottish independence.
By Malcolm Brabant
Britain will go to the polls on Thursday in what’s being viewed as a historic election. The country voted in 2016 to leave the E.U., but Brexit opponents in Parliament have thwarted successive Conservative governments from achieving that aim. As…
In our news wrap Wednesday, President Trump defended his decision to fire National Security Adviser John Bolton, citing differences over North Korea and Venezuela. Trump also said Bolton “wasn’t getting along” with other administration officials. Meanwhile, a court in Scotland…
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