- Ex-M&S boss heads UK pro-EU group, says Brexit too risky Updated: Oct-12-15 11:20 am
LONDON - The former chief executive of retail chain Marks & Spencer is heading a campaign to persuade Britons to stay in the European Union, arguing Monday that quitting could leave the country isolated, less secure and economically weakened.
- Cameron: I'll get tough in EU talks, make 'Greater Britain' Updated: Oct-07-15 10:07 am
LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed Wednesday to get tough in European Union negotiations, crack down on extremism, make Britain a more equal country - and then resign.
- Somalia's extremists vow violence against British troops Updated: Oct-06-15 2:46 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - A spokesman for Somalia's Islamic extremists says their rebels will fight the British troops that are to be deployed to the country as peacekeepers.
- EU high court rules against prisoner seeking voting rights Updated: Oct-06-15 7:37 am
BRUSSELS - The European Union's highest court on Tuesday ruled that a member state can ban prisoners guilty of serious offenses from voting in EU elections in a decision which was keenly awaited in Britain.
- The Latest: Russia could strike beyond Syria, exec suggests Updated: Sep-30-15 12:37 pm
MOSCOW - The latest developments as Russia and other nations counter Islamic State militants in Syria. All times local:
- Britain to send troops for Somalia, South Sudan peacekeeping Updated: Sep-28-15 10:07 am
LONDON - Britain's prime minister says more than 300 British troops will be deployed to South Sudan and Somalia as part of peacekeeping efforts to counter Islamic militants.
- UK Labour Party official apologizes for pro-IRA comments Updated: Sep-18-15 11:29 am
LONDON - A top official in Britain's Labour Party has apologized for saying more than a decade ago that Irish Republican Army bombings and shootings helped bring about peace in Northern Ireland.
- Scottish leader won't rule out 2nd independence vote Updated: Sep-18-15 9:13 am
LONDON - One year after Scottish voters chose not to break away from Britain, Scotland's leader said Friday she could not rule out another independence referendum, and warned Prime Minister David Cameron he was "living on borrowed time" to convince Scots to stay.
- Value of anti-IS airstrikes in Syria debated as France joins Updated: Sep-15-15 1:38 pm
PARIS - French lawmakers are debating the decision to join a military air campaign over Syria, raising new questions about what a year of U.S.-led bombing of the Islamic State group has accomplished.
- British PM urges more aid to Syria refugees in Mideast Updated: Sep-14-15 3:10 pm
AMMAN, Jordan - British Prime Minister David Cameron urged the international community on Monday to send more aid to Syrian refugees in Middle Eastern host countries as a way of stemming mass migration to Europe.