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A UK Prison Service spokesman confirms Richard Huckle died on Sunday at Full Sutton Prison in northern England.
UK plans to remove some customs border checks in Ireland, but EU sees the potential for rampant smuggling
EU Council President Donald Tusk, who will chair a make-or-break October 17-18 EU summit dominated by Brexit, tweets a message to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson: 'We remain open but still unconvinced'
(UPDATED) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's inflammatory language draws accusations – including from his sister Rachel – of stoking divisions in a country still split over the 2016 referendum vote for Brexit
The judgement has hit Prime Minister Boris Johnson's authority, prompting calls for his resignation and cast further doubt on his promise to pull Britain out of the EU on October 31, come what may
(UPDATED) Prime Minister Boris Johnson renews his call for an early election to end the standoff with parliament
‘One just has to get on with it’
The appeals revolve around 'whether it was lawful for the prime minister to advise Her Majesty to order prorogation,' Britain's Supreme Court President Brenda Hale says as she opened proceedings
UK parliament passed a law earlier this month aimed at preventing a no-deal Brexit, but Johnson is adamant Britain will still leave the EU on schedule on October 31 with or without a withdrawal agreement
The government has immediately appealed, with the case set to be heard in the Supreme Court next Tuesday, September 17, and parliament set to remain shut in the meantime
Here is an assessment of Britain's economy as it prepares to leave the European Union
The British Prime Minister slams the opposition for voting against his call for a snap poll next month
The law, which would require Boris Johnson to seek a three-month delay to Brexit if he does not manage to strike a deal with the EU in October, will now go for formal approval by Queen Elizabeth II
Jo Johnson had campaigned strongly against Britain's exit from the European Union in 2016, a position that put him at odds with his older and more famous brother Boris
(3rd UPDATE) Boris Johnson says he will seek an early general election if MPs vote against him again
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson condemns a plan by lawmakers to block his Brexit strategy as 'surrender' and says it will undermine his intention to negotiate a new divorce deal with the EU
'Our working assumption is that there will be Brexit on October 31,' says European Commission spokesperson Mina Andreeva
'It would be entirely unreasonable for MPs, having rejected the previous deal 3 times, to attempt to bind the hands of the PM as he seeks to negotiate a deal they can support,' Boris Johnson's spokesman says
'I'm not satisfied that there's a need for an interim suspension or an interim interdict to be granted at this stage,' says Scottish judge Raymond Doherty in his ruling
Britain is due to leave the European Union on October 31 without a withdrawal agreement, unless one can be struck and then approved by parliament
Here are the key dates in what will be a momentous two months for Britain ahead of its planned departure from the European Union
'One thing I will not cooperate on is a 'no deal,' and I still hope that Prime Minister Johnson will not like to go down in history as Mr No Deal,' says European Union Council President Donald Tusk
The Global Times, a tabloid state-run newspaper, says Simon Cheng had been detained for 'soliciting prostitutes', citing police in Shenzhen. But a Facebook page run by Cheng's family dismissed the report.
It is Britain's first post-Brexit trade deal in Asia and follows similar agreements with nations including Chile, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland
The family writes on Facebook that Simon Cheng traveled to Shenzhen in Guangdong province, an hour outside Hong Kong, for a one-day business meeting on August 8.
The US Justice Department alleges the tanker Grace 1 is part of a scheme 'to unlawfully access the US financial system to support illicit shipments to Syria from Iran by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps'
The Grace 1 will be renamed and switched to the Iranian flag for its onward journey, an official says
A court in Gibraltar is to decide the fate of Grace 1 supertanker on Thursday, August 15, when an order for its detention lapses
Gross domestic product fell 0.2% in the April-June period, the first time the economy has contracted in almost 7 years
New investment in the United Kingdom's automotive industry plummets by 70% in the 1st half of 2019
New British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab flatly rejects the idea of the two tankers being exchanged or simultaneously released in a bid to dial back the tensions
HMS Duncan will help accompany vessels through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker there earlier in July
Britain currently has the HMS Montrose warship in the Gulf and a handful of smaller naval vessels. The Montrose had tried to rush in to rescue the Stena Impero but arrived too late to the scene.
Here are some of the initial reactions from home and abroad to Boris Johnson's victory
The former London mayor easily beats his rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, in a vote of members of the governing Conservative party
'I'm sure I'm not going to be sacked because I'm going to resign before we get to that point,' says Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond, an increasingly fierce critic of Boris Johnson
Although Salih Khater did not kill anyone, and ended up crashing the car into security barriers, the August 2018 attack sent several people to hospital for treatment
Front-runner Boris Johnson and Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt refuse to call the tweets of US President Donald Trump racist when pressed to do so during their last debate
The Bank of England, in unveiling the new £50 banknote, hails mathematician Alan Turing as 'a giant on whose shoulders so many now stand'
Labour says it will challenge whoever wins the Conservative Party leadership race and becomes the next prime minister to put any deal they strike with the EU to a referendum
The collaboration will see the coming together of two publishers with a shared belief in holding power to account through original, fact based, and investigative storytelling
Trump says Ambassador Kim Darroch had 'not served the UK well' and that he and his administration were 'not big fans' of the envoy
Boris Johnson casts himself as the one politician able to bring Britain successfully out of the European Union and therefore deliver the Brexit that UK voters called for 3 years ago
(UPDATED) Boris Johnson secures 114 votes, way ahead of Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, a distant second on 43, and third-placed Environment Secretary Michael Gove with 37
The final decision on whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited will rest with the courts
The European Commission says it will not enter talks on future trade until London honors 'the financial obligations the UK has made as a member state'
(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
The result is a setback for the Brexit Party – founded by euroskeptic figurehead Nigel Farage only a few months ago – which came out on top in the European elections in May
'Global issues related to national interests in the economic and social spheres and global security are more important than games of security services,' says Russian President Vladimir Putin
'He wants to have a world that is good for future generations and I want that too,' Donald Trump says