UK ambassador to US quits after leaked cables enrage Trump

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s ambassador to the United States resigned Wednesday after being branded a fool and made a diplomatic nobody by President Donald Trump following the leak of the envoy...

Who is still standing in the race to be UK prime minister?

LONDON (AP) — The contest to be Britain's next prime minister shrank to five candidates on Tuesday, with Boris Johnson bolstering his substantial lead in the second round of voting by Conservative Par...

Boris, Jeremy, Sajid: Who is running to be next UK leader?

LONDON (AP) — Britain is set to get a new prime minister, but only members of the Conservative Party have a say in the decision. The Conservatives are holding an election to replace Prime Minister The...

What Next? EU gives UK an extension but impasse remains

LONDON (AP) — Following the decision early Thursday by the European Union to delay the U.K.'s departure for a second time, not much is clear about Brexit bar the certainty that the divisions in Britis...

Explaining the 'backstop,' a sticking point in Brexit debate

LONDON (AP) — Much of the opposition to Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union is about the "backstop" — a provision designed to prevent the reintroduction of border control...

A look at Brexit as UK prime minister cancels the big vote

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday postponed a parliamentary vote on the Brexit deal between her government and the European Union. Brexit explained: ...

Crash outside parliament in London treated as terrorism

LONDON (AP) — A car crashed into pedestrians and cyclists near the Houses of Parliament in London Tuesday and police arrested a man on suspicion of terrorism, heightening tensions in a city that...

London hit by terrorist attacks

LONDON (AP) — Terrorism struck at the heart of London, police said Sunday, after a vehicle veered off the road and mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge and gunshots rang out amid reports of k...

Family pays tribute to American slain in terror attack

LONDON (AP) — The family of an American slain in last week's terror attack in London expressed gratitude for the kindness of strangers on Monday, offering hope and resolve that some good would result ...

British lawmakers tweet about parliament attack

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers were the first to tell the nation, and the world, about a deadly terror attack Wednesday, with members of Parliament tweeting about events unfolding on their doorstep w...

Murdoch's 21st Century Fox gets Sky backing for bid

LONDON (AP) — Rupert Murdoch took a big step toward consolidating his power base in British media after his U.S. media group Twenty-First Century Fox agreed Thursday to buy the shares it doesn't alrea...

UK pound plunges as referendum results point to EU exit

LONDON (AP) -- Britain entered uncharted waters Friday after the country voted to leave the European Union, according to a projection by all main U.K. broadcasters. The decision shatters the stability...

Nuclear deal has companies eyeing Iranian opportunities anew

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The nuclear deal is done. Now it's time to talk business.While it will likely be months before sanctions on Iran ease, business and political leaders are wasting no...

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TOP STORIES FROM EUROPE AT 1107 GMTFIFA-BLATTERZURICH -- FIFA President Sepp Blatter has chaired an emergency meeting with continental soccer bodies Thursday while staying out of public view himself a...