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Russian FM mocks British army chief over IS comparison

Russian FM mocks British army chief over IS comparison

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday mocked the "intellectual capacities" of Britain's army chief for calling Russia a bigger threat than the Islamic State group.

May heads to Brussels as Spain threatens Brexit summit

May heads to Brussels as Spain threatens Brexit summit

British Prime Minister Theresa May was headed back to Brussels on Saturday to defend the planned Brexit divorce deal even as Spain threatened to boycott an EU summit meant to endorse it.

UK migrant rescues spike as 14 picked up in Channel

UK migrant rescues spike as 14 picked up in Channel

Britain on Thursday rescued 14 suspected migrants on board two dinghies in the English Channel, bringing the total number to 78 in the last two weeks, according to the interior ministry.

Spain PM threatens Brexit deal over Gibraltar

Spain PM threatens Brexit deal over Gibraltar

Spain's prime minister warned Tuesday that Madrid would vote against the Brexit deal agreed between London and Brussels if it does not guarantee Madrid's veto over Gibraltar's future status.

Facebook to fund trainee local newspaper reporters in Britain

Facebook to fund trainee local newspaper reporters in Britain

Facebook is donating 4.5 million pounds ($5.8 million) to train journalists in Britain to support communities that have lost local newspapers and reporters ...

May warns of 'grave uncertainty'

May warns of 'grave uncertainty'

Embattled Prime Minister Theresa May warned on Thursday that Britain will embark on a "path of deep and grave uncertainty" if it abandons a hard-won deal for leaving the European Union.

May faces cabinet as Brexit deadline looms

May faces cabinet as Brexit deadline looms

Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday faced her divided ministers as negotiators scrambled to secure a divorce agreement with the European Union and anxiety mounted over the risk of a no-deal Brexit.

Britain's Hunt seeks to reassure France as Brexit deal inches nearer

Britain's Hunt seeks to reassure France as Brexit deal inches nearer

UK foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said a final Brexit deal was unlikely in the next seven days but would happen soon, as he sought to reassure France ...

No extradition request for Assange, says Ecuador

No extradition request for Assange, says Ecuador

Ecuador said Wednesday it has received no extradition request for Julian Assange, which his lawyers have long cited as the reason the WikiLeaks founder has refused to leave its London embassy.

21 Vietnamese found in truck at UK port: source

21 Vietnamese found in truck at UK port: source

A group of 21 Vietnamese illegal immigrants were found hidden inside a truck transporting sparkling water from France to Britain, a UK interior ministry source said Wednesday.

French parliament debates Brexit bill

French parliament debates Brexit bill

French lawmakers began debating a bill Tuesday dealing with the fallout from Brexit, which would empower the government to issue emergency decrees if needed after Britain leaves the European Union next year.

UK data watchdog chief calls for more regulation of Facebook

UK data watchdog chief calls for more regulation of Facebook

The head of Britain's data watchdog said on Tuesday Facebook must significantly change how it does business and called for the social media giant to be subject to stricter regulation.