UK, EU reach tentative Brexit deal; still needs ratification

BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain and the European Union finally reached a new tentative Brexit deal on Thursday, hoping to escape the acrimony, divisions and frustration of their three-year divorce battl...

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Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party says it remains opposed to outline Brexit deal struck between UK and EU

LONDON (AP) — Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party says it remains opposed to outline Brexit deal struck between UK and EU.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says UK and EU have agreed 'great new deal; urges Parliament to approve it this week

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson says UK and EU have agreed 'great new deal; urges Parliament to approve it this week.

London commuters scuffle with climate activists

LONDON (AP) — Angry commuters have scuffled with climate activists who climbed onto the roofs of trains, snarling services in the busy morning rush hours in the British capital. Tele...

UK Labour lawmaker leaves party, says Corbyn unfit to serve

LONDON (AP) — A longtime U.K. Labour legislator has left the opposition party and warned that leader Jeremy Corbyn is unfit to become prime minister. Louise Ellman said Thursday she ...

Small Northern Irish party plays big role in Brexit talks

LONDON (AP) — The Democratic Unionist Party is a small Northern Irish political grouping with an outsized Brexit role. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson most likely needs the 10 v...

Boris Johnson's Northern Irish government allies say they cannot support Brexit deal he is negotiating with EU partners

LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson's Northern Irish government allies say they cannot support Brexit deal he is negotiating with EU partners.

3-time Olympic cyclist Phinney announces his retirement

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Three-time Olympic cyclist Taylor Phinney is retiring from professional racing, ending a career that included 10 world championship medals and a stage win at the Giro d'...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 16 The London Evening Standard on racist chants and gestures during the football match between...

Parents of UK teen killed in crash criticize Trump meeting

LONDON (AP) — The parents of a British teenager who was killed in a traffic accident involving an American diplomat's wife say they were treated poorly during a White House meeting with President Dona...

Britain scraps plan aimed at blocking minors' access to porn

LONDON (AP) — The British government has abandoned a plan to require pornography websites to verify that their users are adults. The government said Wednesday that its goal of protec...

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Germany angered by Shell refusal to dismantle old oil rigs

BERLIN (AP) — Germany is calling an urgent international meeting on Shell's alleged refusal to dismantle old oil rigs containing thousands of tons of crude in the Northeast Atlantic. ...