UK Labour Party lords condemn ‘toxic’ anti-Semtism
LONDON (AP) — More than 60 Labour Party members of Britain's House of Lords have taken out a newspaper advertisement accusing leader Jeremy Corbyn of overseeing a "toxic culture" by allowing...
LONDON (AP) — Britain's main opposition Labour Party was in turmoil Thursday after a television documentary renewed allegations that anti-Semitism is rife within its ranks.
LONDON (AP) — The two men vying to be Britain's next leader traded verbal blows in a televised debate Tuesday about who is more likely to break the country's Brexit deadlock and lead the U.K. out...
Lawmakers demand Labour take anti-Semitism seriously
LONDON (AP) — Some 90 senior members of Britain's opposition Labour Party have urged the group's leader Jeremy Corbyn to expel a lawmaker accused of being an apologist for anti-Semitism.
LONDON (AP) — Police have arrested four teenagers on suspicion of attacking two women on a London bus because they were lesbians.
Authorities didn't identify the victims in the attack, which...
LONDON (AP) — One of the best-known figures in Britain's Labour Party for the last 20 years, Alastair Campbell, says he has been expelled for backing another party in last week's European...
LONDON (AP) — Britain's human rights watchdog says it is investigating whether the country's main opposition Labour Party is guilty of illegal anti-Semitism.
UK leader promises a ‘bold offer’ on Brexit deal
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May plans a "bold offer" to Parliament to win support for her Brexit deal, urging lawmakers to look at her ideas with fresh eyes.
LONDON (AP) — Talks between Britain's Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party seeking a compromise over Brexit broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a...
LONDON (AP) — Britain's opposition parties were out campaigning Thursday for the upcoming European Parliament election. The governing Conservatives just wished it wasn't happening.
LONDON (AP) — In a display of political opportunism, British Prime Minister Theresa May has urged lawmakers to take a lesson from Liverpool's extraordinary comeback win over Barcelona as the...
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the newest royal baby in Britain (all times local):
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has congratulated Prince Harry and Meghan on having...
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Conservative government and opposition Labour Party have a duty to strike a compromise Brexit agreement to end months of political deadlock over Britain's exit from the...
LONDON (AP) — It's not just Britain's Conservative government that has problems over Brexit.
The main opposition Labour Party agonized Tuesday over whether to back a second European Union...
LONDON (AP) — The leader of Britain's main left-wing opposition party criticized the government Friday for "rolling out the red carpet" for U.S. President Donald Trump's June visit and said he...
LONDON (AP) — Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg has accused adults of stealing young people's future as she met senior British politicians at Parliament.
LONDON (AP) — Climate change protesters glued themselves to a train and blocked major London intersections Wednesday, on the third day of a civil disobedience campaign.
LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has exchanged a small room at the Ecuadorian Embassy in central London for a cell at Belmarsh Prison, a grim institution in the southeast part of the...
LONDON (AP) — Cross-party talks to jumpstart plans for Brexit are expected to resume before the U.K.'s Friday deadline for leaving the European Union, and the opposition Labour Party is hopeful...
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May acknowledged that the government's strategies to get her Brexit deal approved in Parliament failed, saying Saturday there's little prospect...
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):
Labour Party officials say they are "disappointed" with the British government's stance in delicate talks aimed at...
UK government, opposition search for a Brexit plan
LONDON (AP) — The British government and senior opposition figures tried Thursday to overcome intractable differences and forge a new plan for departing the European Union, as the bloc warned of...
LONDON (AP) — She is the strait-laced daughter of an Anglican priest who has championed conservative values all her life; he has for decades campaigned on issues dear to left-wingers around the...
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Brexit drama went into overtime Wednesday as Prime Minister Theresa May and the country's main opposition sought a compromise deal to prevent an abrupt British departure...
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May has brought a new word to the Brexit lexicon: compromise.
May met Wednesday with opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to try to avoid...
LONDON (AP) — Britain's military said Wednesday it was investigating "totally unacceptable behavior" by some of its soldiers after they were filmed apparently using a picture of Labour Party...
World shares advance ahead of US-China trade talks
SINGAPORE (AP) — Global shares rose Wednesday ahead of the resumption of trade talks between the U.S. and China in Washington and amid hopes that Britain's exit from the European Union could be...
The Latest: EU Brexit official welcomes May’s move
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):
The European Parliament's chief Brexit official has welcomed British Prime Minister Theresa May's move to hold talks...
LONDON (AP) — With Britain racing toward a chaotic exit from the European Union within days, Prime Minister Theresa May veered away from the cliff-edge Tuesday, saying she would seek another...
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May tried to pressure U.K. lawmakers Friday to support her Brexit deal, warning that Britain may never leave the European Union if they vote down the agreement...
Man charged with egg assault on UK opposition leader
LONDON (AP) — British police have charged a man after opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn was hit by an egg.
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn was assaulted while visiting a mosque in his London...
UK Labour Party suspends lawmaker over anti-Semitism remarks
LONDON (AP) — Britain's main opposition Labour Party says it has suspended a lawmaker who was filmed telling a meeting that the party had been "too apologetic" and "given too much ground" in its...
The Latest: UK’s Labour says it will back new Brexit vote
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):
Britain's main opposition Labour Party has thrown its weight behind efforts to hold a new referendum on...
Labour lawmaker quits party in latest jolt to UK politics
LONDON (AP) — A 12th British lawmaker this week has quit one of the country's main political parties, as fallout from Brexit continues to splinter U.K. politics.
8th lawmaker quits UK’s Labour over anti-Semitism and Brexit
LONDON (AP) — An eighth lawmaker has quit Britain's Labour Party over its handling of anti-Semitism and Brexit, boosting a new breakaway group from the U.K.'s main opposition party.
Brex-split: 7 lawmakers quit Labour over EU, anti-Semitism
LONDON (AP) — Seven British lawmakers quit the main opposition Labour Party on Monday over its approach to Brexit and anti-Semitism — the biggest shake-up in years for one of Britain's major political parties.
UK’s May seeks compromise with Labour in EU divorce deal
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May sought a compromise Monday with opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn in hopes of securing his backing for a divorce deal with the European Union.
The political maneuvering comes amid strong signs that uncertainty over Brexit is already clamping down on Britain's economic growth.
The Latest: EU calls for cross-party approach to Brexit
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local):
The European Parliament's chief Brexit official has called on British Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn to start working on a cross-party approach as the best way to achieve an orderly withdrawal of Britain from the EU before March 29.
Another week, more UK jockeying over who controls Brexit
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May faces another bruising week in Parliament as lawmakers plan to challenge her minority Conservative government for control of Brexit policy.
Amendments designed to change the course of Britain's planned March 29 departure from the European Union escalated the political jockeying. Several would delay the exit or make a Brexit without a divorce deal with the EU impossible.
UK leader unveils Brexit Plan B, looks a lot like Plan A
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her Brexit Plan B on Monday — and it looks a lot like Plan A.
May launched a mission to resuscitate her rejected European Union divorce deal, setting out plans to get it approved by Parliament after securing changes from the EU to a contentious Irish border measure.
May's opponents expressed incredulity: British lawmakers last week dealt the deal a resounding defeat, and EU leaders insist they won't renegotiate it.
The Latest: Labour deputy says party must join Brexit talks
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):
The deputy leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party says it has an obligation to join talks with Prime Minister Theresa May if she is ready to hold an "intelligent conversation" about Brexit.
Tom Watson said Saturday the party is obligated to take part out of respect for the democratic process.
UK’s Labour Party seeks ‘frank’ debate on Brexit impasse
LONDON (AP) — Britain's opposition Labour Party is calling for an "open and frank debate" on the government's stalled Brexit plan and an increased role for Parliament in managing Britain's departure from the European Union but still won't meet with Prime Minister Theresa May.
May’s foes gather as Britain’s Brexit stalemate drags on
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May held talks Friday with European leaders and British Cabinet colleagues, but efforts to end Britain's Brexit stalemate appeared deadlocked, with neither May nor Britain's opposition leader shifting from their entrenched positions.
May has been meeting with politicians from several U.K. parties this week to try to find a way forward after her European Union divorce deal was overwhelmingly rejected by Parliament.
May wins no-confidence vote, but still is beset by Brexit
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Wednesday to remain in office — but saw more of her power ebb away as she battled to keep Brexit on track after lawmakers demolished her European Union divorce deal.
May won a narrow victory, 325 votes to 306 votes, on an opposition motion seeking to topple her government and trigger a general election.
The Latest: Corbyn: Labour party would stop ‘no-deal’ Brexit
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local):
British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn says his party will try to stop Britain leaving the European Union without an agreement if Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal is rejected by Parliament.
Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, said in a speech to the Confederation of British Industry that "neither the Cabinet nor Parliament would endorse such an extreme and frankly dangerous course."
The Latest: Labour leader: New EU vote ‘not for today’
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local):
Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn says another referendum on Britain and the European Union is "an option for the future" — but not today.
The Labour Party leader also panned British Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed Brexit agreement with the EU, calling it a "one-way agreement" in which Brussels "calls all the shots."