Prime Minister Boris Johnson secured a new Brexit deal from the European Union. It's product of months of planning by the British government, so it’s reasonable to ask what has actually changed since former Prime Minister Theresa May struck her original deal.
Boris Johnson, the Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by the end of October, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the leadership of the Conservative Party on Tuesday.
Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial descended into violent chaos.
Environmental activists are demanding the UK government declare a climate and ecological emergency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2025 and create a citizen’s assembly of members of the public to lead on decisions to address climate change.
European officials said on Tuesday the prospect of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal in 10 days time was growing as British Prime Minister Theresa May summoned ministers to try to find a Brexit breakthrough.
French President Emmanuel Macron warned Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday that Britain would face a disorderly departure from the European Union if she fails to get parliamentary approval for her deal on the third attempt next week.
Thousands of students in Europe and elsewhere have been skipping school on Fridays to demand their governments take stronger action against climate change. Some teachers and politicians are pushing back, but the students are getting support from their elders as well.
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.
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.
He's been called sexist, racist and a misogynist. Now "dating coach" Julien Blanc could end up being banned from the entering the UK for a seminar later this month after he posted photos pretending to choke women.
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.
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.
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.