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What UK PM Boris Johnson has said about shape of possible Brexit deal

"What we want to do is to get rid of the backstop and that is the most important thing. We will also want changes to the political declaration which sets out the future shape of the relationship between the UK and the EU," Boris Johnson said during broadcast interviews on Tuesday.

Hong Kong protesters call on former ruler Britain to pressure China

The spark for the protests was planned legislation, now withdrawn, that would have allowed people to be sent to mainland China for trial, despite Hong Kong having its own much-respected independent judiciary.


UK fears crisis as 11.5 million get potentially addictive drugs

In 2017 to 2018 alone, 11.5 million adults in England - more than a quarter of the adult population - was prescribed one or more of the medicines under review, the PHE analysis found.

Watch: In fiery speech, British Sikh MP demands apology from PM Boris Johnson for 'racist remarks'

"When will the Prime Minister finally apologise for his derogatory and racist remarks?" Dhesi said, to thunderous applause. "Racist remarks which have led to a spike in hate crime."

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The ascension of Boris, it is widely feared, signals the imminent end of the UK, and all that sort of thing

Britain's May to chair emergency session on seized tanker

Britain is considering a number of options to raise the economic and diplomatic pressure on Iran but officials say military operations are not being considered at the moment.


Iran seizure of British vessel further roils Gulf region

Britain occupies a pivotal place in a bloc of European states that have tried to broker some resolution to a broader conflict between Tehran and Washington over the fate of a 2015 deal with the world powers designed to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.

18 Indians, crew aboard seized British-operated tanker are safe: Iranian TV

Britain has denounced Iran's seizure of the oil tanker in the Gulf on Friday as a "hostile act", rejecting Tehran's explanation that it had seized the vessel because it had been involved in an accident.

Indian mission in touch with Iran: MEA on claims of 18 in custody onboard British vessel

The operator confirmed that the Swedish-owned vessel Stena Impero was "no longer under the control of the crew and remains uncontactable".

Iran seizure of British vessel further roils Gulf region

The impoundment of the tanker by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard came a day after the United States said it had downed an Iranian drone menacing a US warship in the region.d

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With British government, parliament and people divided, a disorderly Brexit looms

The European Union said on Tuesday that Britain could be heading for a potentially disorderly exit in just 10 days time as Prime Minister Theresa May met with ministers to thrash out ways to break the Brexit deadlock.

City that voted for Brexit is still waiting

In Britain's 2016 EU membership referendum, Sunderland voted by 61 per cent to 39 per cent to leave a bloc from which many residents — rightly or wrongly — believe they have received little benefit


UK museum's Dippy to be retired in 2017

Natural History Museum director Michael Dixon said the change was part of a 10-year overhaul of the museum.

Scottish voters choose to remain with the United Kingdom

Supporters of the 'No campaign' celebrate after the result was announced at a hotel in Glasgow, Scotland on Friday (September 19).