Businesses chafe in Leicester as UK city faces new lockdown

LONDON (AP) — Shopkeepers pulled down their shutters, cafe owners paused reopening plans and schools prepared to send children home in the English city of Leicester on Tuesday after the British govern...

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 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...