• Swedish prosecutors have re-opened a preliminary investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange, who was abruptly evicted from the Ecuadorean embassy in London last month.

    WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange is currently held in a jail in London.
    LAST UPDATE : May 13, 2019, 6:49 AM EDT
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    The fresh impasse over Brexit deal alternatives is embarrassing for the British parliament that has long sought to seize control of the Brexit process but failed to deliver a solution when the moment came.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 02, 2019, 3:07 AM EDT
  • Lawmakers voted down British PM Theresa May's deal by  391 to 242.

    British MPs torpedoed PM Theresa May’s Brexit deal for the second time on Wednesday, putting the U.K. on course to either delay its divorce from the EU or crash out of the bloc without a deal.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 13, 2019, 2:35 AM EDT
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    The freshly negotiated legal add-on to the Brexit deal could, however, do little to sway the Labors, as indicated by their leader Jeremy Corbyn, who described the changes as far short of what British PM had pledged.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 12, 2019, 6:14 AM EDT
  • Dutch PM Mark Rutte dismissed the allegations that the EU is trying to trap Britain in a “permanent limbo.”

    Dutch PM Mark Rutte called the U.K. a “waning country,” warning that its exit from the European Union would leave it “too small” to flourish on the world stage and that “there is no such thing as splendid isolation.”

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 14, 2019, 6:22 AM EST
  • British opposition Labor Party leader Jeremy Corbyn submitted an amendment calling for vote on two options.

    The amendment by Labor Party aims to grab control of Brexit proceedings from a beleaguered Theresa May, whose withdrawal agreement with the EU was trounced with a historic margin in the House of Commons.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 22, 2019, 4:10 AM EST
  • The parliament and even British PM Theresa May’s own cabinet are bitterly divided over her Brexit deal.

    After surviving a crucial confidence vote on Wednesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to hold cross-party talks to break the deadlock on her Brexit withdrawal agreement with the European Union.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 18, 2019, 2:39 AM EST
  • Labor’s bid to unseat British Prime Minister Theresa May might not fructify though.

    British PM Theresa May faces a vote of no confidence in her government after her Brexit plan was defeated by a majority of 230 votes on Tuesday, in what marks the biggest parliamentary loss of the democratic era.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 16, 2019, 3:19 AM EST
  • The margin of loss would dictated British PM Theresa May's response.

    A majority of MPs is expected to vote down British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan on Tuesday, an outcome that will sink the U.K. in deeper chaos over its withdrawal from the European Union.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 15, 2019, 4:42 AM EST
  • British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a vote of confidence in her leadership of the ruling Conservative Party on Wednesday.

    Analysts warn that Britain’s wish to revise Brexit deal could backfire and open Pandora’s Box, as disgruntled EU states, unhappy with the current shape of the agreement, begin demanding their own ways. 

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 13, 2018, 5:26 AM EST