In a major defeat for the British prime minister, the Supreme Court has ruled the government's migrant plan is unlawful and would put asylum-seekers at risk of deportation back home.
To discourage migrants, the U.K. wants to deport to Rwanda some who arrive by boat without a visa. Human rights groups have sued, and the Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments on Oct. 9.
The British prime minister watered down key climate policies, and critics including Al Gore are slamming the changes. Analysts say with elections coming up next year, the pivot is politically driven.
2022 was the year in which Great Britain lost its queen of seven decades, gained a new king and saw three prime ministers take office. The year concluded with multiple strikes and inflation near 11%.
Nurses, postal workers and railway employees are all walking out this month in the U.K.'s largest series of labor actions in more than a decade. It's a major challenge to Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.
The ruling comes months after the government introduced a plan to deport hundreds of potential asylum-seekers to Rwanda. Immigration lawyers and human rights groups have warned of rights violations.
Local officials in London rejected plans for a massive, new Chinese Embassy, a bitter setback for China's government that once promised a "golden age" for its British relations.
The queen served as the United Kingdom's monarch since 1952. Her reign spanned a remarkable arc in British history and was defined by duty to country — and considerable family pain.
Huge crowds converged on central London on Thursday for the start of four days of public events to mark the queen's history-making 70 years on the throne.
A rare Roman mosaic is the latest discovery from a crack team of British archaeologists.
A town in northern England wants to open a coking coal mine to create jobs. But while hosting the U.N. climate summit, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is urging countries to slash greenhouse gases.
A few weeks ago, Britain was furious with the U.S. over the Afghanistan pullout. In his Tuesday White House visit, Johnson hopes to build momentum ahead of November's U.N. climate summit in Glasgow.
Sheikh Nuru Mohammed began to fight disinformation during Friday sermons — and turned his mosque into a vaccination center. It was the first of its kind in Britain and paved the way for dozens more.
The agreement comes a week before the Brexit transition period ends. The pact averts a worst-case divorce that would have hurt the EU economy but damaged the British economy even more.