- Former UK Treasury secretary Denis Healey dies at 98 Updated: Oct-03-15 3:00 pm
LONDON - Decorated World War II military hero and former British Treasury chief Denis Healey has died after a long career in British politics. He was 98.
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- Cameron provides Caribbean aid, rejects slavery reparations Updated: Sep-30-15 7:47 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica - British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday rejected the Caribbean's push for slavery reparations during his first official visit to Jamaica, a once-profitable British colony that became independent just over 50 years ago.
- UK's new Labour leader fires up faithful in 1st speech Updated: Sep-29-15 11:48 am
LONDON - He smiled, he poked fun at himself, he wore a tie and even told a few jokes.
- UK's Labour backs down on vote on scrapping nuclear weapons Updated: Sep-27-15 12:35 pm
LONDON - Britain's Labour Party has decided to leave the country's nuclear weapons alone.
- 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.
- 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.
- Resignations bring Northern Ireland gov't to a near-halt Updated: Sep-11-15 10:02 am
LONDON - The government of Northern Ireland is in a deepening crisis and the first minister, Peter Robinson, has stepped down along with most of his Democratic Unionist ministers. Here's a look at the situation:
- Northern Ireland first minister steps down amid impasse Updated: Sep-10-15 7:43 pm
LONDON - The future of the Catholic-Protestant power-sharing government in Northern Ireland is hanging by a slender thread with First Minister Peter Robinson's decision Thursday to step down, along with all but one of his ministers, because of a series of disputes.
- Queen Elizabeth II surpasses Queen Victoria's long reign Updated: Sep-08-15 7:18 pm
LONDON - Queen Elizabeth II has reached a major milestone by becoming the longest-reigning monarch in Britain's history.
- Britain's Cameron: Independent Catalonia would be out of EU Updated: Sep-04-15 11:20 am
MADRID - British Prime Minister David Cameron says the Catalonia region of Spain would be forced to leave the European Union if separatists manage to pull off a secession drive and carve out a new Mediterranean nation.