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Year of turmoil puts Britain on edge

21 June 2017 | 0 comments

From a lawmaker's assassination to a string of terror attacks and a devastating fire.

London attacker who wanted to 'kill all Muslims' was saved by imam

20 June 2017 | 0 comments

Worshippers leaving a London mosque early Monday were helping an elderly man who had collapsed when a van deliberately rammed them, driven by an attacker who shouted: "I want to kill all Muslims", witnesses said.

Finsbury Park Mosque: Former hub of radical Islam

19 June 2017 | 0 comments

The Finsbury Park Mosque, which appeared Monday to have been the target of an anti-Muslim terror attack, has fought for years to throw off its reputation as a centre for radical Islamism.

"There is a serious chance there will be no Brexit at all"

19 June 2017 | 0 comments

The former EU Commissioner Karel De Gucht (Flemish liberal) estimates there is "a serious chance" Britain will eventually remain in the European Union.

Local residents voice anger over London tower blaze

15 June 2017 | 0 comments

Residents and campaigners in the London neighbourhood where a tower block went up in a giant blaze on Wednesday spoke angrily about longstanding safety concerns, saying they were ignored because the community was not rich.

Macron meets a weakened May to hold talks in Paris

13 June 2017 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May had hoped to be in Paris on Tuesday with a strong popular mandate for a "hard" Brexit.

Four women trying to solve Britain's power riddle

13 June 2017 | 0 comments

In the high-stakes political chess game that has followed Britain's confusing general election, four women will be making the next moves.

Election dents Scottish nationalists' hopes for independence

12 June 2017 | 0 comments

Major losses for the Scottish National Party in Britain's general election could force First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to rethink her plans for independence and her strategy on Brexit, observers said Friday.

As May licks wounds, charismatic Scottish leader rises

12 June 2017 | 0 comments

A charismatic politician with a sense of humour who is respected even by her rivals, Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson was everything Prime Minister Theresa May was not on the campaign trail.

Britain's Corbyn calls for May to quit after election losses

9 June 2017 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May should step down after losses for her Conservative Party in the general election, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday.

Theresa May wins cocktail battle in London bar

9 June 2017 | 0 comments

At the Blue Boar pub in Westminster, Theresa May cocktails were in the lead on election night, even if early results suggested the British prime minister could lose her overall parliamentary majority.

Election dents Scottish nationalists' hopes for independence

9 June 2017 | 0 comments

Major losses for the Scottish National Party in Britain's general election could force First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to rethink her plans for independence and her strategy on Brexit, observers said Friday.

Britain struggling to tackle homegrown jihadist threat

7 June 2017 | 0 comments

As outrage grows over the revelation that at least one of the London attackers was a well-known Islamist, authorities admitted Tuesday that their hands were often tied in tackling even known threats.

EU wary of Brexit talks walkout whoever wins UK vote

7 June 2017 | 0 comments

The EU is steeling for a possible collapse of Brexit negotiations whoever wins Britain's increasingly close general election this week, officials and analysts say.

Independence debate dominates in Scotland on election eve

7 June 2017 | 0 comments

Scottish nationalists like to portray their nation as a progressive European outpost removed from right-wing politics, but Thursday's general election could put that view to the test.



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