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4 days ago
The unidentified 58-year-old was one of three men detained on suspicion of money laundering as the UK attempts to disrupt possible criminal actions of oligarchs linked to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
26 Oct
We bring you reactions from the British and international papers after Rishi Sunak's historic rise to the post of prime minister. Also, we look at a new documentary tracing the harrowing story of a woman who testified posthumously against her attacker after being doused in petrol and set alight.
25 Oct
Rishi Sunak said on Tuesday he was not daunted by the scale of the challenge as he became Britain's third prime minister in two months, pledging to restore trust, rebuild confidence and lead the country through an economic crisis.
25 Oct
Outgoing British Prime Minister Liz Truss said it had been a huge honour to serve as prime minister and that the country faced "brighter days", as she made her final speech as leader outside her Downing Street office on Tuesday.
23 Oct
The British pound rebounded and the UK government's borrowing costs dropped after Chancellor Jeremy Hunt shredded the controversial "mini-budget." But some economists think the country is not out of the woods yet.
21 Oct
A day after declaring she was "a fighter not a quitter", Liz Truss resigned, becoming the shortest-serving British prime minister in history. With the UK now poised to have its fifth leader in six years, we discuss the leadership crisis with political writer, author and leadership specialist Stefan Stern.
11 Oct
Britain's well-dressed business community has new taste for color and style since the end of COVID lockdowns. That's good news for custom-tailored suits – and bad news for home-office sweatpants.
16 Sep
The palace revealed more details of the plan for the queen's state funeral service in Westminster Abbey. Meanwhile, thousands queued for many hours to file past the queen's coffin.
15 Sep
After Edinburgh, King Charles III goes to Belfast. In a United Kingdom where the monarch plays the symbolic role of unifying figure, the new king of Great Britain and Northern Ireland arguably has a taller order here than in Scotland, where nationalists so far want to keep the crown with or without independence.
11 Sep
Funeral arrangements for the late queen have been announced as her heir, King Charles goes on a tour of Britain to lead mourning. Follow DW for the latest.
10 Sep
One of the many things late Queen Elizabeth II will be remembered for is her unique fashion statement and collection of hats. Here are a few hats off the Queen's collection.
10 Sep
She won over the Conservative Party faithful. Now can she win over the UK? Our panel discusses the challenges ahead for prime minister-in-waiting Liz Truss. The one-time Remainer played the hardline Brexiteer in a sometimes bitter Tory leadership campaign, often courting comparisons with Britain's first female PM, Margaret Thatcher.

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A video in which US basketball star Steph Curry appears to make five impressive full-court shots in a row has gone completely viral on Twitter, reaching more than 30 million views in a post by Sports Illustrated. We tell you where the video really comes from in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday sued to block Microsoft's planned $69 billion takeover of video game company Activision Blizzard, saying it could suppress competitors to Microsoft's Xbox game consoles and its growing games subscription business.
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The execution of an Iranian man on Thursday, the first linked to nationwide protests since September, has drawn sharp Western criticism. The UK also announced sanctions against individuals linked to Iran's judiciary.
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Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock has defeated Republican challenger Herschel Walker in a run-off vote in Georgia. It was the final Senate seat left undecided from the 2022 midterms. While the Democrats already held the majority, Warnock's victory now gives the party an outright, 51-seat hold on the Senate.
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Out to prove they can compete with Europe's elite, Bayern Munich's women celebrated a famous victory in front of a record-breaking crowd. The defeat of Barcelona shows progress continues to be made on and off the pitch.
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Former teacher Christopher Dawson was sentenced to 24 years in Australia for killing his wife Lynette Dawson in 1982 so that he could pursue an affair with his teenage student.