Rappler's latest stories on UNited Kingdom
London has insisted there is 'no prospect' of a Brexit deal unless the Irish border backstop plan is abandoned
The small town of Ipswich celebrates their pride and joy Ed Sheeran with a public exhibition on his life, entitled 'Made In Suffolk'
'We are extremely concerned by reports that a member of our team has been detained returning to Hong Kong from Shenzhen,' a Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesperson says
A Downing Street spokesperson says the government has planned 'tougher criminality rules for people entering the UK' as part of the new hardline stance
Gibraltar's government says it could not seek a court order to detain the supertanker because US sanctions against Iran were not applicable in the European Union
Jack Letts is currently detained in Syria after being captured by Kurdish forces
More than 100 MPs write to Johnson to urge him to reconvene and let them sit permanently until October 31 – the date Britain is due to leave the European Union
(UPDATED) The Grace 1 'is no longer subject to detention,' Gibraltar Chief Justice Anthony Dudley says in court
A court in Gibraltar is to decide the fate of Grace 1 supertanker on Thursday, August 15, when an order for its detention lapses
The Chinese foreign ministry says it was 'wrong' for British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to call Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam
Gross domestic product fell 0.2% in the April-June period, the first time the economy has contracted in almost 7 years
The iconic photograph used for the cover of The Beatles' last album was taken on August 8, 1969
With Prime Minister Boris Johnson determined to ensure Britain leaves the European Union on October 31, with or without a deal, striking some kind of trade accord with the US has taken on even greater importance
Prime Minister Boris Johnson pays tribute to National Health Service staff but notes that 'the pressures, the delays, the cancellations and the obvious need to get more funding to the front line'
(UPDATED) Franky Zapata has spent years developing a jet-powered hoverboard
Rixo announces its collaboration with artist Feanne months after she accused the popular UK fashion label of plagiarism
New investment in the United Kingdom's automotive industry plummets by 70% in the 1st half of 2019
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to change the exit terms struck by predecessor Theresa May but insists he will leave the European Union without any agreement at all if necessary on October 31
HMS Duncan will help accompany vessels through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker there earlier in July
The September issue includes a 'candid conversation' with former US first lady Michelle Obama
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promises to step up negotiations on post-Brexit trade deals and set up free ports to boost the economy
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.
Aside from a Filipino seafarer, the rest of the 23 detained crew of the oil tanker Stena Impero hail from India, Russia, and Latvia
(3rd UPDATE) The new government is comprised of a mix of social conservatives and Brexit hardliners who argue that leaving the EU after 46 years without an agreement will be less painful than economists warn
In a speech in Downing Street, Johnson repeats that he will prepare to leave the European Union without an agreement with Brussels but suggests this is a 'remote possibility'
(UPDATED) Theresa May tenders her resignation to Queen Elizabeth II, the head of state
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
The standoff comes at a sensitive time for Britain, with May due to resign on Wednesday over her Brexit strategy and with former foreign minister Boris Johnson the overwhelming favourite to replace her
Kensington Palace shares recent photographs of Prince George taken by Kate Middleton
Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a meeting of Britain's emergencies committee on Monday, July 22, to discuss the seizure of the Stena Impero
'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
(UPDATED) The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs says one of the crew members of the British-flagged tanker Stena Impero is a Filipino citizen
'The UK enters a year-long recession in the fourth quarter of 2019' should Britain depart the bloc on October 31 with a 'no-deal, no-transition Brexit,' the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) predicts in a key report
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'
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt explains why everyone must stand with those who seek to report the truth and bring the facts to light. Here is his full speech at the Global Conference for Media Freedom in London.
(UPDATED) British officials say the naval deployment is part of a pre-planned rotation and meant to ensure a continued British naval presence in one of the most important but volatile oil shipment routes in the world
The 22-year-old, who was unarmed, is arrested at around 2:00am (0100 GMT) on Wednesday and the incident is not being treated as terror-related, the police says
'Journalists who expose abuses face arrest while those who commit the abuses do so with impunity,' says international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney
'If we act together we can shine a spotlight on abuses and impose a diplomatic price on those who would harm journalists or lock them up for doing their jobs,' says British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt
This conference brings together countries and organizations taking action to defend media freedom
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani calls the seizure of the tanker 'a foolish act'
'If you value democracy you need to realize it can’t function without journalism. It’s the lifeline of democracy.... We need more courageous investors in the media space,' says Nienke Venema of Stichting Demacratie en Media
'The current situation is making it impossible for me to carry out my role as I would like,' Kim Darroch writes in his resignation letter
The missives threaten to plunge Washington and London into a rare diplomatic crisis and have landed their author, British envoy Kim Darroch – and by default his prime minister – in the US president's crosshairs
Both Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt insist they can renegotiate the divorce terms that Theresa May agreed with Brussels, but which parliament repeatedly rejected, forcing her to delay Brexit twice
'I don’t know the Ambassador but have been told he is a pompous fool,' Trump writes in a series of early morning tweets doubling down on British envoy Kim Darroch
The 'one country, two systems' deal is at the center of the row between London and Beijing