United Kingdom

Supreme Court decision on UK Parliament suspension next week

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson should find out next week whether his decision to suspend parliament ahead of the October 31 Brexit deadline was legal.

Middle East

Qatari emir meets British PM Johnson in London

Talks between the leaders focus on strengthening relations between the two nations.

AJ Impact

Britain's Thomas Cook scrambles for $250m to avert collapse

Shares in world's oldest holiday company hit record low as competition and high debt levels bite.

Britain's Thomas Cook scrambles for $250m to avert collapse

AJ Impact

Trading blows: OECD slashes global growth forecast to decade low

Paris-based forum warns world is at risk of a new and lasting low-growth era due to the US-China trade war.

Trading blows: OECD slashes global growth forecast to decade low

Europe

UK Supreme Court wraps up Brexit case

UK's top court to decide whether suspension of parliament weeks before Brexit date was lawful.

Brexit: UK Parliament case wrapping up in Supreme Court

AJ Impact

British people on financial ‘knife edge’ as Brexit looms: Charity

Any economic turbulence could spell disaster for British people burdened with debts, a charity says in a new report.

British people on financial ‘knife edge’ as Brexit looms: Charity

AJ Impact

UK holds $25bn offshore wind farm auction, the first in a decade

The four new bidding areas have a combined potential to host 7-8.5 gigawatts of electricity generation.

UK holds $25bn offshore wind farm auction, the first in a decade

United Kingdom

Nigerian who died in UK detention reported 'being sick for weeks'

Oscar Okwurime died last week at the Harmondsworth removal centre, where he was found by another detainee.

Nigerian who died in UK detention reported 'being sick for weeks'

Europe

Consider leaving UK after Brexit, Polish ambassador tells Poles

Arkady Rzegocki urges compatriots to 'seriously' think of returning home over concerns about EU 'settlement scheme'.

Consider leaving UK after Brexit, Polish ambassador tells Poles

Europe

UK Gormley exhibition works challenge view of the world

In this world of constant distractions, Gormley's works bring stillness and silence - it's art stripped down to bare life.

Europe

Liberal Democrats conference: Party to cancel Brexit if elected

New leader of UK's Liberal Democrats says party faces fight of its life to stop Brexit.

AJ Impact

Britain to investigate $5bn US takeover of defence firm Cobham

British government issues European intervention notice amid potential national security concerns linked to deal.

Britain to investigate $5bn US takeover of defence firm Cobham

AJ Impact

Britain's biggest mining project in doubt as Sirius aborts bond

Sirius Minerals scraps bid to raise $500m through bond sale and launches six-month review of plan as shares plummet.

Britain's biggest mining project in doubt as Sirius aborts bond

Brexit

UK Supreme Court begins hearing on parliament suspension

Court weights arguments on whether PM Boris Johnson 'acted unlawfully' when he prorogued parliament.

UK Supreme Court begins hearing on parliament suspension

Europe

European families 'feel safer' in Scotland than England

Reassurances from officials and local-born residents have gone a long way to allay fears among EU nationals in Scotland.

European families 'feel safer' in Scotland than England