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Scottish court to hear no-deal Brexit suspension case next month

Aug 13 2019

LONDON A legal bid to prevent British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suspending parliament to stop lawmakers blocking a no-deal Brexit will be heard at a Scottish court next month.

Scots favor independence from United Kingdom, Ashcroft poll shows

Aug 05 2019

LONDON Scottish voters would back independence and they want another referendum in the next two years, a poll published on Monday showed, indicating that the United Kingdom could be wrenched apart shortly after it leaves the European Union.

Will UK PM Johnson bring 'first girlfriend' into No.10?

Jul 24 2019

LONDON When Boris Johnson entered the famous black door of No. 10 Downing Street as Britain's new prime minister, he was the first for nearly half a century to do so unaccompanied by a spouse.

Will PM Johnson bring 'first girlfriend' into No.10?

Jul 24 2019

LONDON When Boris Johnson entered the famous black door of No. 10 Downing Street as Britain's new prime minister, he was the first for nearly half a century to do so unaccompanied by a spouse.

Will UK PM Johnson bring 'first girlfriend' into No.10?

Jul 24 2019

LONDON When Boris Johnson entered the famous black door of No. 10 Downing Street as Britain's new prime minister, he was the first for nearly half a century to do so unaccompanied by a spouse.

UK delay on Huawei 5G decision harming ties, lawmakers say

Jul 19 2019

LONDON A powerful committee of British lawmakers on Friday urged the next prime minister to decide quickly on the role China's Huawei will have in next-generation 5G telecommunications networks to avert more damage to Britain's international relations.

UK police warning to media over diplomat's leaked memos stirs anger

Jul 13 2019

LONDON Senior British politicians, including both contenders to be the next prime minister, joined journalists on Saturday in criticizing police for warning media not to publish leaked government documents, saying it was a "dangerous road to tread". | Video

British ambassador to Washington quits after spat over leaked memos

Jul 10 2019

LONDON Britain's ambassador to Washington quit on Wednesday after days of stinging criticism from Donald Trump, leading to accusations that Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British prime minister, had "thrown him under the bus". | Video

Trump blasts 'foolish' UK PM May and her 'wacky' envoy over leaked memos

Jul 09 2019

LONDON U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at "foolish" British Prime Minister Theresa May and her "wacky" Washington ambassador on Tuesday, stepping up a tirade against a close ally whose envoy had branded his administration inept.

Trump says won't deal with UK ambassador after leak of 'inept' memos

Jul 09 2019

LONDON Donald Trump said he would not deal with Britain's ambassador to Washington after a leak of confidential memos in which the diplomat described the U.S. president's administration as "inept". | Video

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