Inside Story

How much of a threat is Brexit to the unity of the UK?

Boris Johnson has been touring the UK as a 'no-deal' exit looms, to reassure those worried about divorce with the EU.

Migrants

Italy to allow rescued migrants to disembark as EU deal reached

Five EU states agree to share responsibility for 116 migrants five days after their rescue boat docked in Sicily.

Italy to allow rescued migrants to disembark as EU deal reached

Brexit

UK: Boris Johnson's visit to Wales seeks to reassure on Brexit

Pound plummets as businesses warn no amount of preparation can eliminate economic damage if UK crashes out of the EU.

UK: Boris Johnson's visit to Wales seeks to reassure on Brexit

AJ Impact

Top EU court sounds the alarm over Facebook's 'like' button

The European Union's Court of Justice says websites must warn visitors the tech giant will have access to their data.

Top EU court sounds the alarm over Facebook's 'like' button

Europe

Johnson looks to improve ties on first visit to Scotland as UK PM

Boris Johnson is looking to strengthen London's relationship with Scotland as he makes his first trip there as the UK prime minister.

AJ Impact

Pound dives deeper as no-deal Brexit worries compound

Sterling hits 28-month low against dollar, as UK ministers say working assumption is now EU departure without accord.

Pound dives deeper as no-deal Brexit worries compound

Hungary

Brussels takes Hungary to court over 'Stop Soros' laws

Criminalising activities in support of asylum claims breaches EU's asylum laws and basic rights charter, Brussels says.

European Commission takes Hungary to court over migrant law

United Kingdom

EU rebuffs Johnson as Brexit showdown looms

EU negotiator rejects 'unacceptable' demands by new UK PM, urges member states to 'stay calm, show unity'.

EU rebuffs Johnson as Brexit showdown looms

AJ Impact

Pound bounces as new UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson takes over

Despite big uncertainties over Brexit's path forward, British currency firms up as new PM enters 10 Downing Street.

Pound bounces as new UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson takes over

United Kingdom

Boris Johnson appointed UK's new prime minister

Pro-Brexit member of Britain's ruling Conservative Party appointed to UK's highest political office.

Boris Johnson appointed UK's new prime minister

Brexit

EU rejects 'mini deals' claim, reiterates support for Brexit deal

European Union's Brexit Steering Group affirms bloc's commitment to withdrawal agreement brokered with former UK PM.

EU rejects 'mini deals' claim, reiterates support for Brexit deal

Brexit

EU warns incoming British PM Johnson it won't change Brexit terms

Brussels rallies amid elevation of Brexiteer Boris Johnson to UK's highest office, says it will stick to Brexit deal.

EU warns incoming British PM Johnson it won't change Brexit terms

Boris Johnson

Who is Boris Johnson?

Johnson cultivated a reputation as a charming upper-class womaniser, cheat and liar - and some Britons love him for it.

Who is Boris Johnson, Britain's new prime minister?

European Union

Remaining Iran nuclear deal signatories to meet in Vienna

China, Russia, the UK, France, Germany and the EU to discuss to what extent the 2015 accord can be salvaged.

Remaining Iran nuclear deal signatories to meet in Vienna

AJ IMPACT

No-deal Brexit in October could lead to 'severe downturn': Report

British think-tank says there is a 25 percent chance the country has already 'entered a technical recession'.

No-deal Brexit in October could lead to 'severe downturn': Report