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Boris Johnson rules out a general election, says focus should be delivering Brexit

The new Prime Minister met with local police officers in Birmingham, with his newly appointed Home Secretary Priti Patel. There he announced the creation of a national policing board chaired by the home secretary and made up of "key police...

Chinese premier congratulates new British PM on taking office

In his congratulatory message, Li said China-Britain relations have maintained a good momentum of growth in general in recent years, and the two sides have maintained frequent high-level exchanges and achieved fruitful results in cooperation in various fields. Li appreciated...

“It’s a joke,” anti-Johnson protesters reject Britain’s new PM

The demonstrators took part in a planned street party in central London before marching to Downing Street. Johnson took on Wednesday after an audience with Queen Elizabeth, a moment that put an avowed Brexiteer in control of Britain's exit from...

UK de facto deputy PM Lidington resigns ahead of new government

"I wrote to @BorisJohnson yesterday to congratulate him on his election, to wish him well & to say I've decided that after 20 yrs on the front bench it's the right moment to move on," Lidington said on Twitter. He...

Trump tweets congratulations to Britain’s Johnson following leadership win

Outgoing prime minister Theresa May and Johnson's leadership rival Jeremy Hunt also tweeted their congratulations to the U.K's new leader, who will officially become prime minister on Wednesday (July 24). Iranian foreign affairs minister Javad Zarif congratulated Johnson, but also...

U.N. chief ‘extremely concerned’ about the seizure of ships in the Strait of Hormuz

Deputy U.N. spokesman, Farhan Haq, in a statement read of behalf of the Guterres, said "The Secretary-General stresses the need to respect the rights and duties related to navigation through the strait and its adjacent waters in accordance with...

Iranian forces say they seized British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf

Britain said it was urgently seeking information about the Stena Impero after the tanker, which had been heading to a port in Saudi Arabia, suddenly changed course after passing through the Strait of Hormuz at the mouth of the...

UK lawmakers back bid to hamper a no-deal Brexit

Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May next week, has said Britain must leave the European Union on October 31 with or without a deal. He has refused to rule out suspending, or proroguing, parliament to prevent...
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Wall Street's main indexes opened mixed on Friday (June 17), after a brutal selloff triggered by the Federal Reserve and other major...

Texas abortion law leads to ‘50% decrease in the number of patients who are able to have abortions’

Nine months have passed since the state of Texas passed one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the nation last year.

Tesla to charge more for cars in US, as Musk files appeal over Twitter posts

 Tesla Inc again raised prices for all its car models in the United States in response to persistent global supply-chain problems and...

White House looking into Americans reported captured in Ukraine

The White House said on Thursday (June 16) that it's "working very hard to learn more" about two U.S. citizens who are...