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Prince Harry, Meghan plan to go their own way in royal rift

Britain's royal family has been rocked by the surprise announcement from Prince Harry and his wife Meghan that they plan “to step back” from their roles and pursue a new path that will allow them to b...

UK's most prolific rapist targeted men, gets life in prison

LONDON (AP) — A man described as “the most prolific rapist in British legal history” has been sentenced to life in prison with a possible release after 30 years following his conviction for sexual off...

Uncharted Brexit waters: UK's Boris Johnson faces 2020 tests

LONDON (AP) — After a remarkable political turnaround, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is on the verge of taking Britain out of the European Union with the enthusiastic support of a strong majority in Pa...

Whoops! UK publishes celebrity home addresses by mistake

LONDON (AP) — British officials have apologized after mistakenly publishing the home addresses of more than 1,000 people who received special honors including singers Elton John and Olivia Newton-John...

UK honors Olivia Newton-John, Sam Mendes, Steve McQueen

LONDON (AP) — Singer Olivia Newton-John and directors Sam Mendes and Steve McQueen all received high honors from the British government Friday. “Grease” star Newton-John was made a d...

AP Explains: What is Boxing Day?

LONDON (AP) — In Britain and other countries like Australia and Canada, the day after Christmas is a secular national holiday known as Boxing Day. Here’s a brief look at some theories about how the ho...

Queen Elizabeth II to admit 'bumpy' year in Christmas speech

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II plans to acknowledge that both Britain and her family have endured a difficult year by saying during her Christmas message that it has been a “bumpy” time. ...

Man who used narwhal tusk to subdue extremist identified

LONDON (AP) — A mysterious figure who used a rare narwhal tusk to help subdue a knife-wielding extremist on London Bridge last month has been identified as a civil servant in Britain's Justice Ministr...

Battle ahead: Scotland party leader vows independence push

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson has won the majority he needs to push through Brexit, but he faces another big challenge from Scotland, where the independence-minded Scottish National Party...

Corbyn calamity: Labour Party implodes, will seek new leader

LONDON (AP) — LONDON — The Labour Party’s crushing defeat at the hands of turned-off voters will bring the left-wing party a new leader — ending Jeremy Corbyn’s unsuccessful reign —...

Likely Johnson win means Brexit is coming, tough talks loom

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson campaigned on one theme alone — “Get Brexit done” — and if the results of an exit poll projection are correct, that just may happen. ...

What's next: How UK's election Thursday will affect Brexit

LONDON (AP) — The national election in Britain on Thursday will bring a new Parliament to power and may lead to a change at the top if Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party doesn't fare we...

What's next: How UK's election Thursday will affect Brexit

LONDON (AP) — The national election in Britain Thursday will bring a new Parliament to power and may lead to a change at the top if Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party does not fare well...

Labour's Jeremy Corbyn: Redistribute UK wealth, tax the rich

LONDON (AP) — If Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn wins Britain's general election on Thursday, he’s promising a remix of British society, with a strong emphasis on raising the lot of Britain’s disenf...

Independence not on ballot but on voters’ minds in Scotland

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Ask voters in this picturesque university town in eastern Scotland how they're voting in next week's election, and they’re likely to transition seamlessly from talking abo...