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.
Following the resignation of Liz Truss as Britain's fourth prime minister in a little over six years, her Conservative Party — in power since 2010 — is racing to select a replacement.
Truss beats George Canning, who was prime minister for 119 days in 1827.
With yet another prime minister's resignation, the British government's 10 Downing Street looks like a revolving door. Analysts blame polarization, populism, a flawed system and poor leadership.
After a bruising first six weeks in office, the prime minister replaced her finance chief with former leadership rival Jeremy Hunt. But she still faces a barrage of criticism.
In a move to calm financial markets and her own Conservative Party, Prime Minister Liz Truss canceled planned tax cuts for corporations and replaced Kwasi Kwarteng as treasury head with Jeremy Hunt.
The British pound sank to $1.03, before stabilizing slightly, as traders and investors react negatively to new government plans to cut taxes for highest earners and businesses and boosting borrowing.
While all eyes were focused on England in the aftermath of Queen Elizabeth II's death, many young people in London have other issues on their minds. For most, the biggest one is the economy.
World leaders and members of the public, including national health workers, are invited to pay tribute to the United Kingdom's longest-reigning monarch.
A woman was arrested at St. Giles' Cathedral in Edinburgh on Sunday; in London, a protester holding a sign reading "Not my king" was led away by a group of uniformed officers.
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King Charles III gave his first public speech after taking the throne following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
There are tributes worldwide to Queen Elizabeth II — from the Empire State Building to the British Embassy in Tokyo — for the United Kingdom's longest-reigning monarch.
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.
For the first time in British history, none of the four most senior Cabinet posts — prime minister, chancellor of the exchequer, foreign secretary and home secretary — are taken up by a white male.