UK PM Boris Johnson defeated on Brexit legislation for first time since election
Johnson's Conservatives won a large majority in the lower chamber, the House of commons, at the Dec. 12 vote and lawmakers there quickly approved the legislation needed to ratify his exit deal with Brussels earlier this month.
Facebook targets UK growth with 1,000 hires this year
Over half of the new jobs will be in technology, including software engineering and dat...
For timely Brexit bong, just ask big be(he)n
Because many Britons may have been befuddled by Boris’ appeal for a bob.
Goodbye Britain, hello Canada: Prince Harry reportedly leaves the UK to start new life with Archie
The Duke of Sussex is understood to have left the UK for Canada on Monday.
UK's Johnson, France's Macron reiterate commitment to Iran nuclear deal
"On Iran, the leaders reiterated their commitment to the JCPoA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) and also acknowledged the need to define a long-term framework to prevent Iran acquiring a nuclear weapon," a Downing Street spokeswoman said in a statement after the two met on the sidelines of a Libya summit in Berlin.
UK looks to offshore wind energy for transition to carbon neutrality
Britain, a global leader in offshore wind energy, plans to make the sector one of the pillars of its transition to carbon neutrality in the coming decades.
British Parliament clears Boris Johnson's Brexit deal
Paving the way for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union later this month, British Parliament has voted in favour of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal.
UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer
“There will not be alignment, we will not be a rule-taker, we will not be in the single market and we will not be in the customs union — and we will do this by the end of the year," Sajid Javid said, referring to a deadline at the end of 2020 for conclusion of what are expected to be contentious trade talks with the then-27 member EU.
Boris Johnson condemns missile attacks on US military bases
Earlier in the day, more than a dozen missiles launched from Iran struck two air bases in Irbil and Al Asad, west of Baghdad. The Iranian strikes on the bases marked the first time in recent years that Iran has directly attacked U.S. positions rather than through proxies in the region.
View: Meet Boris Johnson's $2.6 trillion bond supremo
Robert Stheeman has been overseeing sales of 2 trillion pounds of Britain’s sovereign bonds.
Russia says urging Gulf nations to consider a joint security mechanism
"We have been suggesting to the Gulf countries to think about collective security mechanisms ... starting with confidence building measures and inviting each other to military exercises," Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a security conference in Delhi. "Since I mentioned about Persian Gulf, we are very much concerned about what is going in there," Lavrov said.
Iran rejects idea of a new "Trump deal" in nuclear row
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has praised Trump as a great dealmaker, called on Tuesday for the president to replace Iran's 2015 nuclear deal with major powers with his own new pact to ensure Tehran does not get an atomic weapon.
Angela Merkel, Macron, Johnson urge Iran not to flout nuclear deal
The leaders of Germany, France and Britain on Sunday urged Iran to drop measures that go against the 2015 nuclear deal, after Tehran announced it would no longer abide by a limit on enrichment.
Curtain falls on Germany's 'golden decade' of growth
Europe's powerhouse expanded just 0.6 percent last year, compared with 1.5 percent in 2018, federal statistics authority Destatis said in preliminary figures.
Britain will not lament death of Soleimani: PM Johnson
Britain will not lament the death of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Sunday, though he warned that reprisals would lead to greater violence.
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