UK: Anxiety in Stoke-on-Trent as Brexit looms

The city of Stoke-on-Trent in the English Midlands voted by a huge majority to leave the European Union.

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UK students face disciplinary action over BDS protest

Dozens of academics sign letter condemning the University of Manchester for action against pro-Palestinian activists.


Scottish parliament backs new independence referendum

Motion passed 69 votes to 59 and comes a day before the UK takes the formal step towards Brexit.


Qatar announces $6.28bn investment in Britain

Prime Minister Theresa May hails joint economic and trade committee with Gulf state as Britain prepares for Brexit.


London gives N Ireland more time for power-sharing deal

Northern Ireland parties have "short window of opportunity" to avoid suspension of self-rule despite expired deadline.

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UK targets WhatsApp encryption after London attack

Minister Amber Rudd calls messaging encryption 'unacceptable', says security services must have access to that content.


Burkina Faso-Nigeria friendly cancelled over UK visas

Seven Burkina Faso players failed to secure UK entry visas, forcing Monday's football match in London to be cancelled.

Middle East

Anger as laptop ban on flights comes into force

Passengers decry US, UK ban on laptops and tablets in hand luggage on some flights from Middle East and North Africa.

Counting the Cost

What is at stake for the EU economies after Brexit?

We examine potential pitfalls and dangers facing business, and the EU itself, on separating UK from the trading bloc.

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UK Muslim raises over $30,000 for London attack victims

After witnessing the car-and-knife attack from his office window, Muddassar Ahmed launched a crowdfunding campaign.

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UK: Religious leaders call for unity after London attack

Religious leaders of all faiths gathered near the scene of a deadly attack in London, in which at least five people including the suspect were killed - to call for unity.

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British Muslims condemn London attack

Members of the UK’s Muslim community have condemned a car-and-knife attack which killed at least five people, including the suspect. Many also feared collective punishment, as some equate Islam with 'terrorism'.

Inside Story

When does a crime become an act of 'terrorism'?

The attack on the UK parliament has been called 'terrorism'. Who decides whether a crime is a 'terror' act?


New details emerge about London attacker

UK police have identified Khalid Masood as the assailant in a deadly car and knife attack in the heart of London earlier this week. Now, more details about the life of the 52-year-old British man have surfaced.


London attack victims remembered as investigation continues

As police investigate an attack in Westminster that killed at least five people, the victims are being remembered with silent memorials and floral tributes. Al Jazeera’s Paul Brennan reports from London.