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Former foreign minister Boris Johnson is the favorite in the race, battling Britain's current top diplomat, Jeremy Hunt
'A new prime minister needs the legitimacy of having made his arguments publicly and having them subjected to scrutiny,' says Jeremy Hunt
Hot favorite Boris Johnson faces foreign minister Jeremy Hunt in a runoff vote to decide who takes on the tricky task of piloting the country's departure from the EU
'We are witnessing just the tip of a plastics iceberg,' it said.
The outcome of the Conservative party leadership battle could determine under what conditions Britain leaves the European Union. Brexit is currently scheduled for October 31.
The launch of the London-Shanghai Stock Connect marks 'the first time that any foreign company will be able to list in mainland China'
'I asked for an urgent meeting with the Foreign Ministry yesterday and it was granted. No 'summons',' says Britain's ambassador to Iran Rob Macaire
London Mayor Sadiq Khan earlier criticized the red carpet treatment being given to US President Donald Trump during a visit to the city in June
In his first court appearance since being sensationally dragged out of the Ecuadoran embassy in London in April, Julian Assange tells the court: '175 years of my life is effectively at stake'
Boris Johnson is the bookmakers' favorite but has not appeared in public for weeks, a tactic that has helped the politician best known for his gaffes, jokes and anecdotes to stay on message
(UPDATED) British Prime Minister Theresa May will remain prime minister until a new leader is chosen, likely in late July, but has relinquished control over the direction of Britain's tortuous departure from the European Union
(UPDATED) The Battle of Normandy on June 6, 1944 led to the liberation of Europe and helped bring about the end of World War II the following year
(UPDATED) With the US increasingly isolated from its traditional allies, Donald Trump talks up the 'special relationship' with Britain during a joint press conference with Theresa May
The Uppsala district court says the fact that Julian Assange is currently in prison in Britain means he does not need to be formally detained in Sweden to be questioned by Swedish prosecutors
The launch video follows Boris Johnson on the campaign trail, promising voters that he will take Britain out of the European Union on October 31 'deal or no deal' if he becomes prime minister
But United States President Donald Trump can be heard making the remark about the Duchess of Sussex on tape
Britain is hoping Trump's visit in June will bolster its ambitions to work out a free trade deal with the United States if Brexit means a go-it-alone trade policy
Boris Johnson, a former London mayor, is running to replace Theresa May as leader of the governing Conservative Party, and therefore prime minister
Emmanuel Desreux is given 18 months behind bars and another 18 months suspended sentence for selling inflatable boats with motors to migrants to navigate across the busy waterway from France to Britain.
Here are the main reactions to the announcement UK Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation
Around the continent, where most EU member states vote on Sunday, May 26, pro-European leaders are scrambling to mobilize their supporters to resist the populist surge
(UPDATED) 'We will update the house on the publication and introduction of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill on our return from the Whitsun recess,' government official Mark Spencer tells lawmakers
British Prime Minister Theresa May dangles a series of sweeteners that she hopes can resolve the Brexit crisis, including a parliamentary vote on whether to put whatever Brexit deal is passed up for a second confirmatory ballot
Opinion polls predict a significant advance for nationalist and populist forces opposed to closer European Union integration and threatening mainstream reform efforts
MPs are due to vote for a fourth time in early June on the terms of Britain's withdrawal from the EU
(UPDATED) Theresa May says MPs will vote on legislation to implement the Brexit deal in the week starting June 3, with the aim of getting Britain out of the European Union by the end of July
'We are willing to sign 'no-spy' agreements with governments, including the UK government, to commit ourselves, to commit our equipment to meeting the no-spy, no back-door standards,' Huawei chairman Liang Hua says
With Brexit postponed to October 31, Britain must take part in the European Parliament elections set for May 23
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker says he made a mistake by listening to British leader David Cameron when he told him to stay out of the campaign before the June 2016 vote
UK royal names are normally chosen from a relatively restricted pool of those used by past kings and queens. But Meghan and Harry, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are anything but normal royals.
(UPDATED) Prime Minister Theresa May's governing Conservatives loses control of several local authorities and hundreds of seats – but the main opposition Labour party also loses ground
Here are some initial reactions from world governments
(UPDATED) A legal source familiar with the case tells Agence France-Presse that Julian Assange is being held at Belmarsh prison in southeast London
(UPDATED) Britain will be able to leave before October 31 if its parliament finally manages to ratify the hotly-contested divorce deal Theresa May reached with the bloc
Julian Assange has been living at Ecuador's embassy in London's plush Knightsbridge district since 2012
'The Duke and Duchess look forward to sharing the exciting news with everyone once they have had an opportunity to celebrate privately as a new family,' the Buckingham Palace says in a statement
Her huddles with Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin and President Emmanuel Macron in Paris come on the eve of another tension-packed summit in Brussels
Nearly three years after the divisive referendum that saw 52% of voters back leaving the EU, Britain's MPs are at a loss on how the UK can properly leave
Almost immediately after the House of Commons voted to reject the withdrawal agreement, an EU Council official says Brexit will be postponed until April 12
Lawmakers in parliament's lower House of Commons defy Theresa May's plea to end the political deadlock, defeating her withdrawal agreement by 344 votes to 286
(3rd UPDATE) Andrea Leadsom, the government's representative in parliament, says Prime Minister Theresa May's team is trying to secure permission for a third vote from speaker John Bercow
'The concept of 'national security' as used by Hong Kong government...is arbitrarily applied to suppress dissent and political opposition,' the Amnesty International report says
(UPDATED) The unprecedented measure passes by a 329-302 margin and sees 3 junior ministers quit the government to vote against the premier
The heads of the Confederation of British Industry and the Trades Union Congress urge May to change tack and find a 'Plan B' to avert the country leaving the European Union without a deal
(UPDATED) Theresa May has insisted that she will not oversee a long delay, which would increase pressure at home for a general election or for a second Brexit referendum that might reverse the decision to leave
European Council President Donald Tusk says 'a short extension will be possible but it will be conditional on a positive vote on the withdrawal agreement in the House of Commons'
(3rd UPDATE) But European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says it is unlikely they will reach a decision without a clear signal from London on what MPs want
(3rd UPDATE) Exasperated European leaders demand London tell them clearly what it wants
The speaker of parliament's lower House of Commons John Bercow says MPs could not be asked to vote again on the same deal in this session of parliament
The Brexit deal has remained deadlocked in parliament, chiefly by disagreement over the so-called Irish 'backstop' – a measure to avoid barriers at the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland