UK lawmakers say testing lapses increased nursing home toll

LONDON (AP) — An influential group of British lawmakers on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government of failing to conduct enough tests for the new coronavirus, saying the lapse helped...

UK govt tries to advance virus response with leader in ICU

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s government sought Wednesday to keep a grip on the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic as Prime Minister Boris Johnson started a third day in the intensive care unit ...

With prime minister in ICU, Britain asks: Who's in charge?

LONDON (AP) — As British Prime Minister Boris Johnson fights the coronavirus in the intensive care unit of a London hospital, the people of his country are wishing him well — and asking who’s in char...

UK's Johnson spends night in ICU; not on ventilator

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has spent the night in the intensive care unit of a London hospital with the new coronavirus, but is not on a ventilator, a senior government ministe...

Britain's Prince Charles tests positive for new coronavirus

LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, his office said Wednesday. The 71-year-old is showing mild symptoms of COVID-19 and ...

Boris Johnson wins race to become UK’s next prime minister

LONDON (AP) — Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson won the contest to lead Britain’s governing Conservative Party on Tuesday and will become the country’s next prime minister, tasked with ...

Prime Minister May says she'll step down if Brexit deal OK'd

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May offered up her job in exchange for her Brexit deal Wednesday, telling colleagues she would quit within weeks if the agreement was passed and Brit...

Boris Johnson quits as UK's May faces mounting Brexit crisis

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May dug in her heels Monday after the resignation of two top government ministers over Brexit negotiations whipped up a storm that threatened to topp...

The big day is here: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to wed

WINDSOR, England (AP) — It all started with a blind date that went really, really well. It was in July 2016, not even two years ago. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were set up by a mutual fri...

UK's May urges EU unity against Russia as Kremlin slams UK

BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May urged European Union leaders on Thursday to unite and condemn Russia, as Moscow slammed the U.K. as untrustworthy in its investigation of the poisoni...

Trump win echoes Brexit, and boosts Europe's populists

LONDON (AP) — Britain's vote to leave the European Union was a major shock to the global political system. But in a year of political earthquakes, it has just been trumped. Like Brex...

Dueling protests as Brexit battle goes to UK's High Court

LONDON (AP) — Rival groups protested outside the High Court in London on Thursday as lawyers inside battled over whether the British government has the power to trigger the U.K.'s exit from the Europe...