The EU handed Prime Minister Theresa May a 10-day "absolute deadline" on Friday to improve her divorce terms and meet three key conditions, including on the border between EU-member Ireland and Britain's province of Northern Ireland.
A breakup upon a breakup? Scotland this week said it's planning to hold another independence referendum, and that's tripping up Prime Minister Theresa May, as she prepares to trigger Britain's own divorce from the European Union.
Britain's Brexit plans were in turmoil Wednesday after the UK's ambassador to the EU quit, blasting "ill-founded arguments and muddled thinking" less than three months before the process is due to start.
The looting and violence left at least 35 police officers injured, and resulted in the arrests of more than 100 people. Jason Rosam, London correspondent for the BBC, spent the night covering the unrest in London's neighborhoods.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday it was "highly likely" that Moscow was responsible for the poisoning in England of Russian former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter using a military-grade nerve agent.
Gary McKinnon, the computer hacker who broke into U.S. computer systems shortly after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, won't be extradited from the United Kingdom after all, because a British lawmaker ruled it would be inhumane. McKinnon was diagnosed in 2008 with depression and Asperger's Syndrome.
PM Theresa May said Britain would also introduce new measures to strengthen defenses against hostile state activities, freeze Russian state assets wherever there was evidence of a threat and downgrade its attendance at the soccer World Cup in Russia this summer.
Fears of a military confrontation between Russia and the West ran high on Thursday but President Donald Trump cast doubt over the timing of his threatened strike on Syria in response to a reported poison gas attack on a rebel enclave.
The next UK prime minister will be a woman after Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom have made the Conservative party shortlist. That follows a resignation, a drop out and the general implosion of British leadership after the nation's vote to leave the European Union.
"A short time ago, I ordered the United States Armed Forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical weapons capabilities of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad," President Donald Trump said in a televised address from the White House.