Sources say the former envoy to Myanmar has been detained for violating immigration laws. Britain has expressed concern about the reported detention of Vicky Bowman, whose husband is a famous activist.
Regulators in the UK are again the first in the world to provisionally approve a new COVID vaccine for use. The latest shot, from Moderna in the US, is supposed to offer protection against the Omicron variant as well.
7 Aug 2022
The Bank of England has warned that Britain is facing a recession as it hiked its benchmark interest rate by 0.5%.
7 Aug 2022
Archie Battersbee, 12, was taken off life support after courts concurred with doctors who deemed him to be "brain-stem dead." He had been in a coma since early April.
1 Aug 2022
From the 1970s into the 1990s, thousands of UK residents were infected with HIV and hepatitis C after receiving contaminated blood transfusions. Politicians are being called on to finally pay damages to victims.
24 Jul 2022
The European Union has said the UK failed to comply with significant parts of the protocol governing post-Brexit trading arrangements for Northern Ireland.
21 Jul 2022
One of three Conservative candidates will have to leave the race to become Boris Johnson's successor. The vote will come after Johnson makes his final appearance in Parliament as prime minister.
20 Jul 2022
Much of Western Europe continues to bake in extreme heat, with the UK expected to record its hottest day on record and wildfires burning through forests in southern France. Relief is expected later in the week.
16 Jul 2022
The race for a new leader of the Conservative party is already underway after Boris Johnson fired the starting gun by announcing his resignation. But how does the somewhat secretive process work?
15 Jul 2022
Six candidates, including former Finance Minister Rishi Sunak, are now in the running to replace Boris Johnson as Conservative Party leader. Voting will continue next week until only two are left.
12 Jul 2022
Some 11 candidates are vying to replace Boris Johnson but that number will be whittled down to two candidates who will be voted for by party members across the country.
8 Jul 2022
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has finally resigned as the United Kingdom's prime minister. His premiership was defined by one scandal after another.