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Johnson launches review of high-speed UK railway

Britain's government on Wednesday launched a review into a high-speed railway linking London with other major English cities, after new Prime Minister Boris Johnson...

Bullied judge wins landmark whistleblowing case in UK Supreme Court

A district judge who says she was bullied, victimised and suffered a breakdown after raising concerns about the dangers of government cuts to legal...

Johnson warns parliament ahead of Brexit crunch votes

Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned parliament on Tuesday that if it delayed his Brexit legislation he would abandon his attempt to ratify the deal...

EU considers Brexit delay; Johnson says that would lead to election

EU leaders considered on Wednesday whether to give Britain a three-month Brexit extension, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that if they do so...

Hackers launch second cyber attack against Labour Party

Hackers attacked Britain's opposition Labour Party for the second time in two days on Tuesday, sources told Reuters, flooding its web services with malicious...

U.S. rebuffs Britain’s extradition request for diplomat’s wife over teen’s death

The British government announced Friday that it has formally requested the extradition of the wife of a US diplomat who left the country after...

Prince Harry seeks “more peaceful life” as reluctantly ends royal role

Britain's Prince Harry has spoken of his sadness at being forced to give up his royal duties in a deal with Queen Elizabeth and senior Windsors, saying...

PM Johnson pledges more testing to defeat the coronavirus outbreak

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed to ramp up testing for coronavirus saying it was the key to defeating the outbreak after his government...

PM Johnson charts Britain’s path out of lockdown

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday some English schools and shops would reopen from next week as he tried to end a scandal...

UK reports lowest daily COVID-19 death toll since mid-March: 15 deaths

The number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 who have died has risen by 15 to 42,647, the lowest daily toll since mid-March, health...