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UK warns there will be no Brexit deal unless EU softens on Irish border

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will leave the European Union without a deal unless the bloc’s leaders soften their position on the Irish border, Transport Secretary...

China tightens embrace of Hong Kong with bullet train, other mega projects

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s first bullet train glides out of a sleek harborfront railway station bound for mainland China on Saturday, launching a new era...

Britain’s anti-EU party launch populist manifesto, demand clean Brexit

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Britain’s anti-European Union UK Independence Party (UKIP) launched a set of populist policies on Friday hoping to revive their...

Britain to create 2,000-strong cyber force to tackle Russia threat: Sky News

(Reuters) – Britain is significantly increasing its ability to wage war in cyberspace with the creation of a new offensive cyber force of up to 2,000 personnel,...

UK PM’s Brexit plans opposed by 40 rebels in her party: former Brexit minister

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s former Brexit minister David Davis has said up to 40 lawmakers from Prime Minister Theresa May’s party will vote against her plans...

Brexit at breaking point? Diary dates for Britain’s EU departure

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May has little more than six months to negotiate a Brexit deal with the European Union, sell it to her divided...

Trump to meet Israel, Egypt, Japan leaders at U.N. next week: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will hold bilateral meetings with the leaders of South Korea, Egypt, France, Israel, Japan, and Britain next...

UK’s Hunt says pressed Suu Kyi on ‘justice and accountability’ for Rohingya

NAYPYITAW (Reuters) – Myanmar must ensure there is “no hiding place” for those responsible for crimes against its Rohingya minority if it is to avoid a lasting...

British and French planes scrambled to shadow Russian jets

LONDON (Reuters) – British and French military jets were scrambled to investigate suspected Russian fighter aircraft flying over the North Sea on Thursday. Colonel...

EU pushes October Brexit agreement, threatens no deal

SALZBURG, Austria (Reuters) – European Union leaders will push for a Brexit deal next month but warned Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday that if she will not...