United Kingdom

Glasgow's slavery profits in the spotlight

Road names dedicated to slave-trade profiteers could be changed as the Scottish city studies its past.

Sign of the times: Glasgow's slavery profits in the spotlight

Brexit

Nigel Farage targets Brexit-voting Labour heartland

The Brexit Party will not fight for Conservative-held seats, which may hand a significant advantage to PM Boris Johnson.

Nigel Farage targets Brexit-voting Labour heartland

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UK labour market: Are cracks starting to appear?

Uncertainty around Brexit and the scheduled December 12 election are contributing to a more pessimistic jobs outlook.

UK labour market: Are cracks starting to appear?

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Lloyd's of London shakes up its governance with single board

Aiming for greater efficiency, the 99-member British insurance market plans to merge its two boards into one.

Lloyd's of London shakes up its governance with single board

Europe

Johnson tells Northern Ireland businesses to 'bin' customs forms

The prime minister suggested his Brexit minister was wrong to say goods would face checks when crossing the Irish Sea.

Johnson tells Northern Ireland businesses to 'bin' customs forms

Europe

UK police identify truck victims, 10 teenagers among 39 dead

Two of the dead were only 15.

UK police identify truck victims, 10 teenagers among 39 dead

Europe

Brexit: Johnson promises doctors and nurses 'fast-track NHS visa'

PM has been criticised for 'anti-immigrant rhetoric' while migrant workers are essential for public services.

Brexit: Johnson promises doctors and nurses 'fast-track NHS visa'

Europe

Royal Mail seeks to block strike as election looms

Postal workers say the company has failed to stick to a pensions deal agreed last year.

Royal Mail seeks to block strike as election looms

Europe

Half of citizens think UK might not exist in decade

Just 42 percent of respondents said UK would exist in its current form in five years' time.

Half of citizens think UK might not exist in decade

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London's Crossrail delayed again and to cost even more

UK capital's latest train project will be at least 3 years late, with the budget edging towards $20.5bn.

London's Crossrail delayed again and to cost even more

Europe

Johnson criticised for praising N Ireland's single market access

PM said Northern Ireland stood to win big from his Brexit deal, despite pulling mainland UK out of EU market.

Johnson criticised for praising N Ireland's single market access

Weather

Huge downpours cause travel chaos in UK

Flooding has blocked rail lines across northern England, and replacement bus services are also unable to travel.

Huge downpours cause travel chaos in UK

Weather

Residents told to leave homes as northern England floods

A month's rainfall in less than 24 hours has prompted evacuation warnings as rivers swell.

Residents told to leave homes as northern England floods

Europe

UK election: Are there digital dangers to democracy?

Parties are targeting voters online, but commentators say rules on social media are lacking.

Media

Tazeen Ahmad, award-winning ex-BBC and NBC reporter, dies at 48

A well-known figure in UK media, Ahmad was among the first Muslim Asian women to rise to the top of broadcast reporting.

Tazeen Ahmad, award-winning ex-BBC and NBC reporter, dies at 48