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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 ...

British foreign secretary quits in protest at May's Brexit plan

British foreign secretary quits in protest at May's Brexit plan

Prime Minister Theresa May's strategy for leaving the European Union hung in the balance on Monday after two leading eurosceptic ministers resigned in protest at her plans to retain close EU ties after Brexit.

Trump to meet Queen Elizabeth despite chorus of discontent

Trump to meet Queen Elizabeth despite chorus of discontent

When Donald Trump meets Queen Elizabeth next week, he will become the 12th US President that the monarch has met during her 66 years on the throne, the longest in British history.

Trust me on Brexit, UK PM May says as ministers squabble

Trust me on Brexit, UK PM May says as ministers squabble

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday she could be trusted to deliver Brexit, but that it could not be done without compromises on all sides -- a possible warning to cabinet ministers ...