The number of murders and other violent crimes involving weapons continues to rise in England and Wales, official figures show, despite years of initiated efforts to decrease crime rates across the UK.
Britain’s arms sale to autocratic regimes around the world, especially in the Persian Gulf region, is a long-standing policy which only serves a small portion of the country’s population, an expert says.
Two Britons were jailed on Wednesday after being convicted of belonging to a banned white supremacist group following a trial in which another defendant had earlier pleaded guilty to plotting to kill an elected MP.
British Prime Minister Theresa May moved to reassert her authority on Tuesday after two top cabinet members quit and launched broadsides against her Brexit plans, winning support from many of her ministers including a leading eurosceptic.
Boris Johnson on Monday resigned as British foreign secretary, becoming the third minister in 24 hours to walk out of the government rather than back Prime Minister Theresa May’s plans for a soft departure from the European Union.
European Union president Donald Tusk issued a "last call" Friday for Britain to explain what it wants from Brexit, as the bloc warned time was running out and stepped up preparations for the prospect of no deal.
Britain passed a Brexit hurdle as its flagship European Union Withdrawal Bill became law Tuesday. But the government faced a new warning from business that uncertainty about the UK's departure from the EU was putting investment and jobs at risk.
Thousands of anti-Brexit protesters marched Saturday in London to demand a new referendum on leaving the European Union, as a divided Britain marked the second anniversary of its vote to quit the bloc.
Prime Minister Theresa May will not accept a proposal to hand Parliament more control over Brexit, a source said on Tuesday, setting up a showdown with MPs who want to prevent Britain from crashing out of the European Union without a deal.
The European Union on Monday warned Britain time was running out to seal a Brexit deal this autumn and ensure London does not crash out of the bloc next March, adding to pressure on the embattled Prime Minister Theresa May.
Facebook will introduce new measures to boost transparency around adverts in Britain by June this year and require political ads to be clearly labeled, the firm’s Chief Technology Officer told a British parliamentary committee.