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No-deal Brexit like 'burning your house down': UK Lib Dem leader

No-deal Brexit like 'burning your house down': UK Lib Dem leader

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson warned in her party conference speech on Tuesday that a no-deal Brexit would be like ‘burning your house down’ as she pledged to cancel Britain's departure from the EU altogether.

No breakthrough in Brexit talks as Johnson dodges reporters

No breakthrough in Brexit talks as Johnson dodges reporters

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson failed to convince EU leaders on Monday he has a serious plan for a Brexit deal, then ducked out of a planned news conference under a chorus of abuse from protesters.

UK's Johnson, likening himself to Incredible Hulk, vows Oct. 31 Brexit

UK's Johnson, likening himself to Incredible Hulk, vows Oct. 31 Brexit

The Mail on Sunday newspaper reported that Johnson said he would find a way to circumvent a recent parliament vote ordering him to delay Brexit

Thieves steal $5 mn gold toilet from Britain's Blenheim Palace

Thieves steal $5 mn gold toilet from Britain's Blenheim Palace

Burglars have stolen a fully-functional 18-carat gold toilet from Britain's Blenheim Palace, where it had been installed as an art exhibit, police said on Saturday.

UK intercepts 86 migrants crossing Channel in one day

UK intercepts 86 migrants crossing Channel in one day

British authorities said they intercepted 86 migrants crossing the Channel from France on small boats on Tuesday, thought to be one of the largest number of apprehensions in a single day.

British Airways pilots' strike enters second day

British Airways pilots' strike enters second day

A landmark strike by British Airways pilots entered its second day on Tuesday with more travel chaos -- and no end in sight to the long-running dispute over pay.

British PM's office says Brexit will happen on Oct. 31, 'no ifs or buts'

British PM's office says Brexit will happen on Oct. 31, 'no ifs or buts'

A bill demanding that Prime Minister Boris Johnson delay Britain's withdrawal from the EU on Oct. 31 if he cannot get a divorce deal became law on Monday

British Airways cancels 1,700 flights as pilots strike

British Airways cancels 1,700 flights as pilots strike

British Airways (BA) pilots began a two-day strike on Monday, grounding nearly all of its flights and disrupting thousands of passengers in a dispute over pay.

Iran says British oil tanker could be released soon

Iran says British oil tanker could be released soon

The British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran could be released after the imminent completion of legal proceedings against the tanker, Iranian state television reported on Sunday.

British identical triplets jailed for gun offence

British identical triplets jailed for gun offence

Identical triplets were jailed in Britain on Friday after they were all found to be involved in a scheme to pass guns to a dangerous criminal, police said.

US, France, Britain may be complicit in Yemen war crimes, UN report says

US, France, Britain may be complicit in Yemen war crimes, UN report says

The United States, Britain and France may be complicit in war crimes in Yemen by arming and providing intelligence and logistics support to a Saudi-led coalition that starves civilians as a war tactic

EU mulls using disaster funds in 'no deal' Brexit

EU mulls using disaster funds in 'no deal' Brexit

Senior European officials are considering making an EU disaster contingency fund available to any member states hit by the economic fallout of an eventual ‘no deal’ Brexit.