Britain

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party will on Tuesday take aim at “obscene” billionaires, pledging a radical redistribution of wealth to cut the power of the super...

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain holds an election on Dec. 12, a political gamble by Prime Minister Boris Johnson who sees it as his best chance to break the deadlock in parliament over Brexit. The main...

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was not complacent about the outcome of the Dec. 12 election, because any vote for smaller parties could strip him of a majority and...

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that she expected Britain’s parliament to approve British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s divorce deal with the European...

BRITAIN today fell silent to remember our heroes who lost their lives in the war. Today marks 100 years since the two-minute silence was first observed on Armistice Day on November 11, 1919. The Royal...

LONDON (Reuters) – First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Friday her Scottish National Party (SNP) would seek to form “a progressive alliance” in the event of a hung parliament at Westminster...

How Britain went dippy for hummus: We guzzle 12,000 tonnes a year so it’s no wonder, with 80 varieties withdrawn in a salmonella scare, that fans are going stir crazy The ugly duckling of savoury...

LONDON, England (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s election campaign launch was marred by the resignation of one of his ministers, a gaffe about the victims of a deadly tower...

LONDON (Reuters) – The British government will not extend the transition period that follows a Brexit withdrawal agreement, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday. The spokesman...

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – 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 existed,...

PARIS (Reuters) – France wants clarity from Britain before it can consider extending the deadline for Brexit negotiations with the European Union, French European Affairs Minister Amelie de Montchalin...

LONDON (Reuters) – Two of Britain’s smaller political parties have joined forces to try to trigger a Dec. 9 election and have written to Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council,...

LONDON (Reuters) – British lawmakers will have a chance on Monday to vote on whether to hold an early national election, the leader of the House of Commons, Jacob Rees-Mogg said. Earlier, Prime...

PARIS (Reuters) – France sees no grounds to extend Britain’s Oct. 31 deadline to leave the EU, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday. “At this stage, we consider that...

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces two pivotal votes in parliament on Tuesday that will decide if he can deliver on his promise to lead the United Kingdom out of the European Union...

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants his Brexit deal to be passed by parliament, his spokesman said on Monday, warning lawmakers the government would not hold a vote on...