UK foreign secretary urges EU to step back from 'abyss'

LONDON (AP) — Britain's foreign secretary has urged European Union leaders to "step back from the abyss" and seek a compromise over Brexit. Jeremy Hunt told BBC Saturday the EU shoul...

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___ As midterms near, Trump gambles on his hardline trade policy WASHINGTON (AP) — By any conventional gauge, President Donald Trump's uncompromising stance toward ...

The Latest: IMF chief warns of costs of no Brexit deal

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Brexit negotiations (all times local): 11:15 a.m. The head of the International Monetary Fund says that a failure to agree on a Brex...

UK's May warns rebels: it's my Brexit agreement or no deal

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is fighting back against opponents of her blueprint for Brexit, saying Parliament will have to choose between her proposal and crashing out of the Euro...

UK leader: Talk of leadership during Brexit 'irritating'

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May concedes that she gets "irritated" by the debate over her leadership during Brexit negotiations. She told the BBC in an interview sch...

Theresa May says discussion of her leadership 'irritating'

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May concedes that she gets "irritated" by the debate over her leadership during the difficult Brexit negotiations. She told the BBC in an...

London Fashion Week to kick off amid Brexit fears

LONDON (AP) — London is starting its stint at the center of the fashion universe as industry leaders express concerns about the potential impact of Brexit. Top designers including Bu...

UK to pay 'substantially' less to EU in event of no deal

LONDON (AP) — Britain is warning the European Union that it will only make its full divorce payment if there is a Brexit deal. Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab told the BBC Thursday tha...

Taipei ranked as one of world's most livable cities: BBC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei, Taiwan has been declared one the most livable cities in 2018 by the BBC in a recent report based on an analysis by the Economist's Intelligence Unit....

UK says it will nab poisoning suspects if they leave Russia

LONDON (AP) — Britain's interior minister says the U.K. will nab two men accused of using a nerve agent in the English city of Salisbury if they ever set foot outside Russia. Britain...

UK physicist donates $3 million prize to boost diversity

LONDON (AP) — One of Britain's leading astrophysicists is donating her $3 million purse from a major science prize to encourage diversity in physics. Jocelyn Bell Burnell says the mo...

The Latest: Russia not investigating poisoning suspects

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy and his daughter in Britain (all times local): 12:40 p.m. The Kremlin says Russia is not investigating...

UK security chief says Putin responsible for Novichok attack

LONDON (AP) — Britain's security minister says Russian President Vladimir Putin bears ultimate responsibility for the Novichok nerve agent attack carried out in England. Ben Wallace ...

2020 trial set for US woman accused of aiding Islamic State

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A federal judge has set a January 2020 trial for an Indiana woman accused of providing material support to the Islamic State group. Samantha Elhassani was charge...

BBC journalist dies of cancer several days after statement

LONDON (AP) — Rachael Bland, a BBC radio journalist, has died of breast cancer several days after she announced on social media that her death was near. She was 40. Bland's family sa...