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16 found sealed in trailer on ferry bound for Ireland

16 found sealed in trailer on ferry bound for Ireland

Sixteen people have been found sealed inside a trailer on a ferry bound for the Irish port of Rosslare, shipping operator Stena Line said on Thursday.

Former UK consulate employee says Chinese secret police tortured him

Former UK consulate employee says Chinese secret police tortured him

A former employee of Britain’s Hong Kong consulate said Chinese secret police beat him, deprived him of sleep and chained him as they pressed him for information about activists

Sweden to give 'new information' on Assange rape probe

Sweden to give 'new information' on Assange rape probe

The Swedish Prosecution Authority said Monday it will provide an update with ‘new information’ this week on a probe into a 2010 rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

UK govt and military covered up war crimes: report

UK govt and military covered up war crimes: report

The UK government and military covered up credible evidence of war crimes by British soldiers against civilians in Afghanistan and Iraq, according to an investigation by the BBC and the Sunday Times.

Vietnam arrests eight over UK truck deaths

Vietnam arrests eight over UK truck deaths

Vietnam has arrested eight more people in connection with the deaths of 39 people found in a truck in Britain who are believed to be Vietnamese, police said Monday.

EU's Barnier says risk of no-deal Brexit still exists, trade talks will be "difficult"

EU's Barnier says risk of no-deal Brexit still exists, trade talks will be "difficult"

The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Wednesday the risk of Britain's chaotic departure from the bloc without a divorce agreement still existed

Family joins desperate search for Brit tourist in Cambodia

Family joins desperate search for Brit tourist in Cambodia

The family of a 21-year-old British tourist who went missing on a Cambodian island a week ago boarded boats with authorities Wednesday to continue a meticulous search around the waters and dense jungle territory.

Six Cambodians held as hopes fade for missing British tourist

Six Cambodians held as hopes fade for missing British tourist

Six Cambodians have been held for questioning in connection with the disappearance of a 21-year-old British woman who went missing on an island popular with backpackers ...

EU nations agree Brexit delay until Jan. 31 as PM Johnson seeks election

EU nations agree Brexit delay until Jan. 31 as PM Johnson seeks election

The European Union on Monday agreed a 3-month flexible delay to Britain's departure from the bloc as Prime Minister Boris Johnson pushes for an election after opponents forced him to request an extension he had vowed never to ask for.

UK sends documents to Vietnam to help identify truck victims

UK sends documents to Vietnam to help identify truck victims

Britain has sent documents to Vietnam to help identify some of the 39 people found dead in a truck near London, Hanoi said Monday, as fears mount that most of the dead were Vietnamese.

More Vietnamese feared among 39 UK truck victims

More Vietnamese feared among 39 UK truck victims

More Vietnamese citizens are feared among 39 people found dead in a refrigerated truck in Britain this week, families and community organisers said Saturday

EU agrees Brexit extension but sets no date as UK squabbles over election

EU agrees Brexit extension but sets no date as UK squabbles over election

The European Union agreed on Friday to London's request for a Brexit deadline extension but set no new departure date, giving Britain's divided parliament