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We will overcome this virus: Boris Johnson hails victory of good over evil Diwali...

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hailed the Diwali spirit of the victory of light over darkness and good over evil as he delivered a...

Johnson to ask parliament for Dec. 12 general election

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday that he was asking parliament to approve a national election to take place on Dec. 12...

Risk of no-deal Brexit still exists, EU’s Barnier says

The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Wednesday the risk of Britain's chaotic departure from the bloc without a divorce agreement still...

Prince Harry and Meghan to step back from royal duties

Britain's royal family is hurt and disappointed by Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's surprise announcement that they will step back from their senior...

British MPs back Brexit bill despite EU anger

British lawmakers on Monday backed a new bill that would override parts of the Brexit treaty struck with the European Union last year, despite...

UK lawmakers back EU exit deal, turning page on Brexit crisis

Lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday which will allow Britain to leave the European Union on Jan. 31 with an exit deal, ending more than...

China’s Jingye Group agrees outline deal to rescue British Steel

China's Jingye Group said on Monday it has reached a provisional deal to buy British Steel and promised to invest 1.2 billion pounds ($1.5...

UK increases terrorism threat level to ‘severe’

Britain on Tuesday upgraded the country's terrorism threat level from "substantial" to "severe", after a deadly shooting rampage in Vienna and several attacks across...

British tribunal to decide whether veganism should be protected as a belief

Veganism should be recognised a protected belief covered by anti-discrimination law, a British zoologist will argue at a landmark legal hearing on Thursday. Jordi Casamitjana...

UK PM Johnson’s Brexit ‘brain’ Cummings to resign by year end

Dominic Cummings, one of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's most powerful advisers, will leave his position at the heart of Downing Street when Brexit...