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Local elections deliver Brexit bashing for Britain's May and opposition

Local elections deliver Brexit bashing for Britain's May and opposition

English voters frustrated with the deadlock over Brexit punished both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the main opposition Labour Party in local elections, results showed on Friday.

May dashes to Berlin and Paris to plot way out of Brexit impasse

May dashes to Berlin and Paris to plot way out of Brexit impasse

Theresa May was flying to Berlin and Paris on Tuesday to seek support for a new Brexit delay while her ministers tried to break the deadlock in London at crisis talks with the Labour Party.

UK opposition Labour party urges PM May to change her EU deal

UK opposition Labour party urges PM May to change her EU deal

Britain's opposition Labour Party, which is holding talks with Prime Minister Theresa May in an effort to find a way out of the Brexit impasse, urged her on Friday to offer a real change to her EU withdrawal deal.

Momentum gathers behind British lawmakers' bid to stop no-deal Brexit

Momentum gathers behind British lawmakers' bid to stop no-deal Brexit

An attempt by British lawmakers to prevent a no-deal Brexit was gaining momentum on Wednesday after the opposition Labour Party said it was highly likely to throw its parliamentary weight behind the bid.

UK ministers meet to step up no-deal Brexit plans

UK ministers meet to step up no-deal Brexit plans

British ministers met on Tuesday to intensify plans for leaving the European Union without a deal -- a prospect that is becoming more likely as Prime Minister Theresa May plays for time with just 101 days to go until Brexit.

May faces test in parliament over Brexit plans

May faces test in parliament over Brexit plans

Prime Minister Theresa May's blueprint for Britain's exit from the European Union faces a crucial test starting on Tuesday, when lawmakers try to win concessions from a weakened leader on the government's legislation to sever ties.

May to form fragile gov after UK election debacle

May to form fragile gov after UK election debacle

British Prime Minister Theresa May will form a government supported by a small Northern Irish party after her Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority in an election debacle days before talks on Britain's EU departure are due to begin.

Car carrying Corbyn runs over BBC cameraman's foot

Car carrying Corbyn runs over BBC cameraman's foot

A car carrying opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn ran over the foot of a BBC cameraman on Thursday while approaching a party policy meeting ahead of Britain's June 8 election.

Blair announces return to British politics to fight Brexit

Blair announces return to British politics to fight Brexit

Former British prime minister Tony Blair said on Monday he was plunging back into domestic politics in order to fight against Brexit.

UK Conservatives hold big lead over Labour: poll

UK Conservatives hold big lead over Labour: poll

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives have a large lead over the opposition Labour Party, according to an opinion poll published on Tuesday by the Kantar research group.

Mass killer Breivik loses human rights case against Norway

Mass killer Breivik loses human rights case against Norway

Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik lost a human rights case on Wednesday when an appeals court overturned a lower court verdict that his near-isolation in a three-room cell was inhuman.

Corbyn re-elected as UK Labour leader after bitter fight

Corbyn re-elected as UK Labour leader after bitter fight

Left-winger Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected British Labour leader on Saturday, seeing off a challenge from MPs but leaving the opposition party split as critics said it was even further from power than before.