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British top court hears more evidence on suspension of parliament

British top court hears more evidence on suspension of parliament

Britain's highest court heard arguments for a second day Wednesday on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament was unlawful or not.

British opposition leader calls for election to end Brexit 'crisis'

British opposition leader calls for election to end Brexit 'crisis'

British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn called on Monday for a general election to try to end the Brexit impasse, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson came under pressure to recall parliament.

British, Irish leaders to attend funeral of Northern Irish journalist

British, Irish leaders to attend funeral of Northern Irish journalist

British Prime Minister Theresa May and Irish President Michael D Higgins plan to attend Wednesday's funeral of journalist Lyra McKee, who was shot dead while observing rioting in Northern Ireland last week.

Brexit delayed? British PM May to request short extension

Brexit delayed? British PM May to request short extension

Prime Minister Theresa May will request a short delay to Brexit on Wednesday after her failure to get a deal ratified by parliament left the United Kingdom's divorce from the European Union in turmoil.

British PM May seeks more time: promises vote on Brexit deal by March 12

British PM May seeks more time: promises vote on Brexit deal by March 12

British Prime Minister Theresa May promised on Sunday to offer lawmakers a vote on her Brexit deal by March 12, the latest delay in her attempt to win approval for a plan ...

British lawmakers: Facebook 'knowingly' violated data privacy laws

British lawmakers: Facebook 'knowingly' violated data privacy laws

British lawmakers on Monday accused Facebook of ‘intentionally and knowingly’ violating data privacy and anti-competition laws as they called for social media companies ...

Sleep affects negatively on brain activity: British study

Sleep affects negatively on brain activity: British study

A recent British study showed conducted by researchers from at the University of Birmingham the nature of brain work varies between those who wake up early and those who sleep until late hours.

Indonesia court jails British woman for slapping immigration officer

Indonesia court jails British woman for slapping immigration officer

An Indonesian court on Wednesday jailed a British woman for six months for slapping an immigration officer in the face on the island of Bali after an argument over a fine ...

New Zealand police launch murder probe over missing British woman

New Zealand police launch murder probe over missing British woman

Police searching for a 22-year-old British woman missing in New Zealand have launched a murder investigation and a 26-year-old man is being questioned, investigators said on Saturday.

Chinese ship arrives to rescue British solo yachtswoman in Pacific

Chinese ship arrives to rescue British solo yachtswoman in Pacific

A Chinese cargo ship has reached a British solo around-the-world sailor whose yacht was crippled in a ferocious storm as she crossed the Pacific, race organisers said Friday.

British PM May tries to sell her Brexit deal to ministers

British PM May tries to sell her Brexit deal to ministers

Prime Minister Theresa May will try to convince senior ministers on Wednesday to accept a draft European Union divorce deal that opponents said would imperil her own government ...

At conference, British PM May faces party divided by Brexit

At conference, British PM May faces party divided by Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party began gathering for its annual conference on Saturday, bitterly divided over her plans to leave the European Union which threatens to derail any deal ...