The death of 39 migrants in Britain has been universally described as a human tragedy. The deaths have brought the UK’s increasingly tough immigration laws into sharp relief and raised questions about Britain’s commitment to human rights.
Britain will have to propose a candidate for a commissioner in the next European Commission if it is still a member of the European Union after Oct. 31, incoming Commission head Ursula von der Leyen said on Thursday.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan to lead Britain out of the European Union at the end of this month hit another roadblock Monday when the speaker of the House of Commons rejected his attempt to hold a new vote of lawmakers on his Brexit divorce deal.
US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw American military forces from the Syria-Turkey border has caught everyone by surprise, including the UK, which counts as one of America’s strongest allies.
Lung disease caused by vaping — which has led to several deaths and hundreds of cases of serious illness in the US — may hit Britain and is spreading worldwide, according to a leading expert on tobacco control.