The Latest: EU launches action against UK over commissioner

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s failure to name a candidate for the new European Commission. (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The European Union has launched le...

The Latest: UK won’t name new EU commissioner

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s Brexit-dominated election and its impending departure from the European Union (all times local): 10:10 a.m. With election camp...

UK Brexit Party rejects electoral pact with Conservatives

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Brexit Party has rejected an electoral pact with the ruling Conservatives, saying it will field 300 candidates in next month's election to force Prime Minister Boris Johnson to...

Germany, France, UK, condemn North Korean missile launches

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Germany, France and Britain are strongly condemning the dozen sets of ballistic missile launches by North Korea since May and are urging Pyongyang to engage in “meaningful negoti...

Study: Half Europe’s unauthorized migrants in Germany, UK

BERLIN (AP) — At least 3.9 million unauthorized migrants — and possibly as many as 4.8 million — lived in Europe in 2017 with half of them in Germany and the United Kingdom, according to a study publi...

US, UK, Germany express concern over human rights in Egypt

CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Several Western countries say they’re concerned about Egypt’s widening crackdown on dissent. The U.S., U.K., Germany and other European countries called Wednesday...

The Latest: UK Labour Party hit by large-scale cyberattack

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's Dec. 12 election and the country's impending departure from the European Union (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Britain's Labour ...

Next EU Commission chief wants to increase foreign spending

PARIS (AP) — The next European Commission president says she wants to spend almost a third more on foreign policy goals over the next half decade to better establish the EU as a global player. ...

Clinton criticizes UK government for blocking Russian report

LONDON (AP) — Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she's "dumbfounded" the U.K. government has failed to release a report on Russian influence in British politics as the country prepare...

UK insolvency service confirms rescue deal for British Steel

LONDON (AP) — UK insolvency service confirms rescue deal for British Steel.

The Latest: Brexit Party won't run in hundreds of UK seats

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's national election on Dec. 12 and its impending departure from the European Union (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Brexit Party le...

In major shift, Nigel Farage says Brexit Party will not run in almost half of UK seats in Dec. 12 national election

HARTLEPOOL, England (AP) — In major shift, Nigel Farage says Brexit Party will not run in almost half of UK seats in Dec. 12 national election.

UK parties woo veterans on Armistice Day in election push

LONDON (AP) — Britain's main political parties are using Armistice Day to showcase plans to improve the lot of veterans if they win the Dec. 12 general election. Prime Minister Boris...

UK economy avoids recession with 0.3% Q3 growth

LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that the British economy avoided falling into recession in the third quarter of the year. The Office for National Statistics said Monday that the ...

Report finds Chinese meddling in UK universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The British Foreign Affairs Select Committee has issued a report warning the Chinese government has infiltrated British university campuses to try to control criticism of ...