Conservative Party

Who are Britain's Conservatives?

The party is set to decide the next British prime minister as the country braces for withdrawal from the European Union.

Who are Britain's Conservatives?

Iran

UK says tanker seizure shows Iran choosing 'dangerous path'

As Iranian officials begin probe into seized tanker, London tells UK ships to avoid Strait of Hormuz.

UK says tanker seizure shows Iran choosing 'dangerous path'

Iran

Iran seizes British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz

Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps says tanker was captured 'for failing to respect international maritime rules'.

Iran seizes British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz

Special series

Pre-Crime: Has Minority Report-style Policing Become a Reality?

Police are using technology and data to predict behaviour and prevent crime - but are innocent people being targeted?

Climate SOS

Extinction Rebellion launches London 'tax strike'

Activists ask Londoners to withhold 22 percent of their council tax to protest slow action on 'climate emergency'.

 Extinction Rebellion launches London 'tax strike'

Brexit

UK parliament deals blow to 'no-deal' Brexit

MPs back bid to block suspension of parliament as Brexit crisis rumbles on.

'No-deal' Brexit dealt blow by UK parliament

AJ Impact

UK police vow crackdown on Extinction Rebellion climate protests

Activist group plans major actions in October, as world marks hottest June - and likely July - on record.

UK police vow crackdown on Extinction Rebellion climate protests

AJ Impact

More support for slavery survivors could bring economic benefits

Researchers say giving one year of financial support to survivors of modern slavery would outweigh the costs to the UK.

More support for slavery survivors could bring economic benefits

United Kingdom

Brother of Manchester bomber arrested in UK after extradition

Hashem Abedi arrested after landing at a London airport and will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court, police say.

Brother of Manchester bomber arrested in UK after extradition

Middle East

British-Iranian held by Tehran taken to mental ward: Family

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe jailed in Tehran since 2016 on sedition charges has been transferred to hospital, family says.

British-Iranian held by Tehran taken to mental ward: Family

Europe

Report finds visa discrimination in UK, says Africans suffer more

A report has found the UK Home Office responsible for financial discrimination and careless decision making.

AJ Impact

UK business groups call for changes to planned immigration reform

Many employers are worried that the proposed changes to immigration rules will exacerbate a skills shortage.

UK business groups call for changes to planned immigration reform

Europe

UK to send third warship to Gulf, says not related to Iran crisis

'Long-planned movement', says UK as Iran's supreme leader vows response to Britain's 'piracy' of its oil tanker.

UK to send third warship to Gulf, says not related to Iran crisis

Prison

'They're murderers. But they're lovely guys'

A British prison nicknamed 'stabside' is trying new ways to reduce violence between inmates.

'They're murderers. But they're lovely guys'

Iran

Iran exceeding nuclear deal limits 'not significant', says EU

EU foreign policy chief says steps taken by Iran so far, including enriching uranium above deal limit, are reversible.