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Brexit rebels pledge loyalty to May after talk of a plot to topple her

Sep 12 2018

LONDON Brexit-supporting lawmakers in British Prime Minister Theresa May's party publicly pledged support for her on Wednesday after media reports of a plot to oust her by rebels unhappy with her proposals for exiting the European Union.

Indian businessman Mallya's extradition decision set for December 10

Sep 12 2018

LONDON The ruling on whether Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya can be extradited from Britain to India to face fraud charges will be given on Dec. 10, a London judge said on Wednesday, after she heard closing submissions in the case.

No evidence to justify Indian businessman Mallya's extradition, UK court hears

Sep 12 2018

LONDON, Sept 12 The Indian government has failed to provide any substantial evidence to justify extraditing tycoon Vijay Mallya from Britain to face fraud charges, his lawyer told a London court on Wednesday.

Britain charges two Russians for state-backed plot to kill Skripals

Sep 06 2018

LONDON Britain charged two Russians in absentia on Wednesday with the attempted murder of a former Russian spy and his daughter, and said the suspects were military intelligence officers almost certainly acting on orders from high up in the Russian state. | Video

Assange considers offer to appear before U.S. Senate committee

Aug 09 2018

LONDON WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been holed up in Ecuador's London embassy for six years, is considering an offer to appear before a U.S. Senate committee to discuss alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, his lawyer said on Thursday.

Britain would not block death penalty for IS suspects

Jul 23 2018

LONDON The British government would not object to Washington seeking the death penalty for two British Islamic State militants if they are extradited to the United States, a Home Office minister said on Monday.

Stalemate over WikiLeaks Assange's future 'coming to a head': source

Jul 23 2018

LONDON The diplomatic impasse over Julian Assange's six-year stay in Ecuador's London embassy is coming to a head, a source close to the WikiLeaks founder said on Monday, after media reports the South American country would rescind his political asylum.

Trump blasts UK PM May's Brexit plan, says it puts trade deal in doubt

Jul 13 2018

BLENHEIM PALACE, England U.S. President Donald Trump said a free trade deal with Britain might be impossible if London went ahead with Prime Minister Theresa May's proposals for post-Brexit ties with the European Union, in damaging remarks that could widen domestic criticism of her plans. | Video

Trump stellt wegen Mays Brexit-Plan Handelsabkommen infrage

Jul 13 2018

Blenheim Palace US-Präsident Donald Trump hat wegen der Brexit-Strategie der britischen Premierministerin Theresa May ein Handelsabkommen zwischen dem Königreich und seinem Land infragegestellt.

Trade and tea with queen for Trump in a Britain in "turmoil"

Jul 11 2018

LONDON, July 11 U.S. President Donald Trump flies into Britain on Thursday for talks with the leader of the United States' closest ally in Europe, and tea with Queen Elizabeth, set against a backdrop of protests and what he described as the country's turmoil over Brexit.

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