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WATCH | US denies Britain's extradition request for diplomat's wife

2020-01-24 12:58

The United States has declined Britain's request for the extradition of Anne Sacoolas - who was involved in a ca crash that killed a 19-year-old British teenager last year.

WATCH | With Brexit nigh, here are latest figures behind UK's anticipated 'divorce'

2020-01-15 14:15

The Brexit deal includes a transition period in which ties remain unchanged in practice until December 31, 2020.

Brexit is happening: 'No ifs, no buts' Johnson maintains deal will be reached

2019-12-13 13:50

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday hailed a political "earthquake" in Britain after a thumping election victory which clears the way for the country to finally leave the EU next month after years of paralysing deadlock.

Path to a softer Brexit? Analysts weigh in on UK PM's options

2019-12-13 10:56

The scale of the Conservatives' projected victory in Britain's election makes Brexit all but inevitable, but could lead to a softer break with the European Union, analysts said on Friday.

A path to Brexit: Britain's last three elections

2019-12-12 13:24

Britain's general election on Thursday is the third in less than five years and has been described by Prime Minister Boris Johnson as the most important in a generation.

Meet Ali, 25. Boris Johnson's biggest challenger

2019-12-10 15:13

Ali Milani didn't speak English when he came to Britain from Iran at the age of five. Twenty years later, he's the biggest individual threat to Boris Johnson at this week's election.

Prosus issues warning about Just Eat's future as hostile bid intensifies

2019-11-11 14:23

Prosus lowered the level of shareholder approval required for the offer - from 90% to 75%.

Downfall of Britain's top fund manager shocks

2019-10-27 11:32

The spectacular fall from grace of Britain's star investor Neil Woodford has tarnished the reputation of London's City finance district and hurt market confidence, according to analysts.

EU rejects Johnson's bid to reopen divorce deal

2019-07-25 19:59

The European Union rejected Boris Johnson’s demand that the Irish border backstop should be scrapped after the United Kingdom prime minister stressed his "absolute commitment" to leaving the bloc in October.

WATCH | Boris Johnson: Whose chopper is that? I've got a terrible feeling it's mine!

2019-06-30 10:25

Watch as Boris Johnson's views on climate change are interrupted by the sound of a helicopter, which he says he has a terrible feeling is his, during the latest round of Tory Leadership hustings at Carlisle Racecourse.

 

WATCH | Brexit countdown: 11 days to Britain's looming great escape from EU

2020-01-20 12:32

The Brexit deal includes a transition period in which ties remain unchanged in practice until December 31, 2020, to provide continuity until a new economic partnership can be agreed.

Britain eyes piecemeal post-Brexit deal with EU

2020-01-08 21:55

Downing Street said Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivered the message to Ursula von der Leyen in their first meeting in her capacity as European Commission president -- and with Britain's formal departure just three weeks away.

TRANSCRIPT | Boris Johnson's election victory speech in full

2019-12-13 12:24

Conservative prime minister thanks voters who switched from Labour as he promises to 'get Brexit done'.

Trump congratulates UK's Boris Johnson on 'great' election win

2019-12-13 09:21

US President Donald Trump has congratulated UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his election victory, saying their two countries were now free to strike a "massive" new trade deal.

UK general election: what could happen?

2019-12-12 08:42

Britain votes in a crucial general election on Thursday, with latest opinion polls showing Prime Minister Boris Johnson locked in a tight battle to win a majority and deliver his Brexit plans.

Brexit? New referendum? What's at stake in UK vote

2019-12-09 16:50

Britain is voting in a crucial general election that will determine whether the country leaves the European Union next month or sets out a path to potentially reverse Brexit.

Britain stops all fracking due to earthquake fears

2019-11-04 14:23

The British government called a halt Saturday to the controversial process of "fracking" due to fears it could trigger earthquakes in a surprise U-turn just weeks before a general election.

Amber Rudd quits in new Brexit blow to UK PM Boris Johnson

2019-09-08 11:19

Work and pensions secretary resigns from government and party in protest over handling of Brexit crisis.

British GP: Hamilton aims to bounce back with sixth home win

2019-07-11 16:49

Lewis Hamilton is aiming to bounce back from a rare weekend of disappointment by winning his home British Grand Prix for a record sixth time this weekend -- and in front of the biggest crowd at the historic Silverstone circuit in nearly three decades.

WATCH: Jihadi Jack comes clean on his role in ISIS: 'I was an enemy of Britain and willing to blow myself up'

2019-06-21 21:05

The BBC broadcasts an interview with Jack Letts, who travelled to Syria to join the Islamic State group.

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