- Sepp Blatter, FIFA facing more criticism this week Updated: Jun-01-15 7:42 pm
LONDON - In the House of Commons, they're calling for Sepp Blatter's head. And even inside the FIFA president's own executive committee, there is the threat of resignation.
- Russian lawmaker asks for EU blacklist to be made public Updated: May-31-15 1:26 pm
MOSCOW - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov needs to explain why 89 politicians from 17 European countries have been banned from entering Russia and confirm their names, an opposition lawmaker said Sunday in a formal inquiry.
- Post-election sniping continues at UKIP as Farage criticized Updated: May-31-15 11:28 am
LONDON - The U.K. Independence Party's only member of the British Parliament has criticized party leader Nigel Farage for harsh comments about immigrants during the recent campaign.
- Rocky road: Britain's troubled ties to European Union Updated: May-29-15 5:47 am
LONDON - The British people will get another chance to decide on their European future by the end of 2017 - marking one more milestone in a long-troubled relationship.
- Ireland's parliament votes in favor of Aer Lingus share sale Updated: May-28-15 2:02 pm
LONDON - Ireland's parliament on Thursday voted in favor of selling off the country's share in the Aer Lingus airline as part of a 1.4 billion euro (US$1.53 billion) takeover bid by International Airlines Group, the parent company of British Airways.
- UK's Cameron outlines EU vote plan in Queen's Speech Updated: May-27-15 11:22 am
LONDON - Pomp met politics as Queen Elizabeth II donned a diamond-studded crown Wednesday to read out laws planned by Britain's new government, including more autonomy for Scotland and a referendum on whether to remain in the European Union.
- UK leader Cameron outlines who can vote in referendum on EU Updated: May-25-15 11:49 am
LONDON - Britain's prime minister on Monday outlined who will be allowed to vote in a referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union, opting to exclude most voters from the other 27 EU nations living in the U.K.
- Timeline of landmarks in Ireland's changing attitude to gays Updated: May-23-15 12:36 pm
DUBLIN - Gays in Ireland lived in the shadows for decades, lest they face ridicule, assault or even prison in Victorian times. Saturday's referendum result to legalize gay marriage represents a stunning triumph for gay rights activists following decades of struggle to gain greater rights and respect.
- Army removes WWII bomb near London's Wembley Stadium Updated: May-22-15 11:52 am
LONDON - British police say the army has safely removed an unexploded World War II bomb found near London's Wembley Stadium.
- UK's Cameron announces new plans as UK immigration rises Updated: May-21-15 12:22 pm
LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday announced plans to crack down on illegal immigration and tighten Britain's borders as new official figures showed a significant rise in the number of migrants.
- UK Navy, police seek submariner who gave safety warning Updated: May-18-15 7:16 am
LONDON - British military and civilian police are trying to locate a Royal Navy submariner who went missing after warning about lax safety and security procedures in the country's nuclear fleet.
- 'Cult' warning: UKIP rift opens with attack on Nigel Farage Updated: May-14-15 10:49 am
LONDON - All is not well in the anti-immigrant UK Independence Party headed by Nigel Farage, whose leadership was questioned Thursday after an election loss kept him out of the British Parliament.
- Kill badgers, save the fish: Prince Charles' secret letters Updated: May-13-15 2:37 pm
LONDON - The Patagonian Toothfish has a friend in the future king of England - that's one lesson from the British government's release Wednesday of previously secret letters written by Prince Charles to government officials.
- Britain's UKIP says it rejects party leader's resignation Updated: May-11-15 12:28 pm
LONDON - Nigel Farage, the vocal opponent of British European Union membership and unchecked immigration, will remain as leader of the UK Independence Party after the party rejected his post-election resignation, it said Monday.
- Despite majority, UK's Cameron faces Conservative rebellion Updated: May-11-15 5:43 am
LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives may have won the British election and ushered their coalition partner out the door, but that doesn't mean it's all smooth sailing for his government for the next five years.
- UK election leaves Cameron at helm of a disunited kingdom Updated: May-09-15 11:47 am
LONDON - Standing outside 10 Downing Street the day after his unexpected election victory, Prime Minister David Cameron vowed to govern for "one nation, one United Kingdom." That will be easier said than done, as competing brands of nationalism threaten to pull the country apart.
- Unexpected triumph means Cameron can govern UK on his own Updated: May-08-15 5:02 pm
LONDON - After years of sharing power, David Cameron pulled off an unexpected election triumph that gave the Conservative prime minister a second term with an outright majority Friday and dealt a stinging defeat to his three main rivals.
- A look at the winners and losers in the UK election Updated: May-08-15 1:01 pm
LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron and his Conservatives on Friday won a second term in a stunning victory that saw three defeated political rivals step down as leaders of their parties within hours.
- The Latest: Markets happy at clear result; fear referendum Updated: May-08-15 4:29 am
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- Dueling elections: a look at Israeli, UK electoral systems Updated: May-07-15 1:52 pm
JERUSALEM - If the polls are to be believed, Thursday's British election may produce a "hung parliament," where no political party holds an absolute majority. That's cause for angst in a place where tradition, fair play and a system that inflates majorities have generally sorted out who is the next prime minister by last call at the pub.
- A look at leading figures in the tight British election Updated: May-07-15 12:11 am
LONDON - Britain's general election is on Thursday, and polls suggest the race between Labour and the Conservatives is too close to call. Here's a look at the leading figures in the campaign:
- Danish premier travels to Wales to support British husband Updated: May-06-15 12:13 pm
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Denmark's prime minister will travel to Wales to support her British husband who is running for a seat in Wales, where Britain's Labour party has dominated politics since the 1920s.
- British markets bracing for post-election uncertainty Updated: May-05-15 9:25 am
LONDON - British financial markets could be headed for choppy waters after Thursday's general election, as investors face the prospect of it taking days - even weeks - to form a new government.
- Should Britain stay in the EU? Question hovers in election Updated: May-03-15 9:50 am
LONDON - Ian Robinson, co-owner of a small investment firm in London, is watching Britain's general election this Thursday with unease.