Nine migrants picked up in a boat off British coast
British officials have picked up nine migrants who were trying to cross the English Channel aboard an inflatable boat, French authorities said Wednesday, a day after 17 others succeeded in reaching Britain in a stolen fishing boat.
May faces cabinet as Brexit deadline looms
Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday faced her divided ministers as negotiators scrambled to secure a divorce agreement with the European Union and anxiety mounted over the risk of a no-deal Brexit.
Turkey, France spar over Khashoggi killing
Turkey on Monday lashed out at "unacceptable" and "impertinent" comments by the French foreign minister who accused President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of playing a "political game" over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey had shared recordings linked to the Saudi journalist's murder last month with Riyadh, the United States, France,…
German president joins Armistice ceremony in London
President Frank-Walter Steinmeier became the first German leader to take part in Britain's national service of remembrance on Sunday, 100 years since the end of World War I. He laid a wreath at the Cenotaph war memorial in central London alongside British Prime Minister Theresa May, who chose not to join other world leaders marking…
May pays WWI respects in France with Brexit in background
British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron are to commemorate their countries' shared sacrifice in the First World War on Friday, while also discussing the more thorny issue of their post-Brexit relationship.
Britain seeks to soothe Brexit tensions with France
Britain's foreign minister will seek to ease tensions with France caused by Brexit on Thursday with a speech that will pay tribute to the "bonds of friendship and commerce" between the countries, his office said.
Brexit protesters form human chain outside Downing Street
Rights groups representing Britons living in Europe and EU citizens in Britain formed a human chain outside Downing Street on Monday, demanding the government guarantee their statuses in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
Tens of thousands rally in London for new Brexit vote
Tens of thousands of people opposed to Britain's looming breakup with the EU rallied in the heart of London on Saturday, according to organisers, in the latest bid to try and stop Brexit. The march on parliament began as a noisy and festive affair, uniting a giant crowd in the seemingly hopeless task of convincing…
Merkel warns of no-deal Brexit danger as Europe meets
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Wednesday that Europe must be prepared for a no-deal Brexit, as EU leaders sought to unblock stalled divorce talks with Britain.