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Today β€” August 21st 2019Your RSS feeds

Boris Johnson Needs Help From Trump, but Not Too Much

By Stephen Castle and Steven Erlanger

As he undertakes his first foreign trip, Mr. Johnson needs American support for Brexit. But he also needs help from Berlin and Paris, where the president is regarded with suspicion.

China Acknowledges Holding an Employee of U.K.’s Hong Kong Consulate

By Austin Ramzy

The detention of a trade officer has raised fears that the police in mainland China are arresting people to dampen support for protests in Hong Kong.

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Prince Andrew, β€˜Appalled’ by Epstein Scandal, Denies Any Role

By Ceylan Yeginsu

The denial followed the publication of a video from 2010 showing the prince waving goodbye to a young woman at the mansion of Jeffrey Epstein.

It’s Not Always Excellent to Be Jamie Oliver

By Kim Severson

Twenty years after he vaulted to fame, the brash British chef, TV star and cookbook author has lost his restaurant empire — but not his taste for hard work.

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The Man Turning European Fashion Into Something Raw and Real

By Nancy Hass

Jonathan Anderson’s creations for Loewe and his own brand, JW Anderson, have made him one of the most forward-thinking designers working today.

Seized Iranian Tanker Leaves Gibraltar Despite U.S. Pressure

By Megan Specia

The ship’s departure raised expectations that Iran, in turn, would relinquish a British tanker it seized in apparent retaliation.

No-Deal Brexit Risks Food, Fuel and Drugs Shortages, Leaked U.K. Files Say

By Reuters

Britain would be likely to face jammed ports and a hard border in Ireland if it left the European Union without a transition deal, according to government documents leaked to The Sunday Times of London.

Gibraltar decides to free seized Iranian tanker, US threatens sanctions on crew

By Alexandra Brzozowski

Britain's Mediterranean territory Gibraltar decided on Thursday (15 August) to free a seized Iranian oil tanker, but did not immediately indicate when or if the ship would set sail after the United States launched a new, last-minute legal bid to hold it.

Britain’s β€˜Knifefree’ Fried Chicken Leaves a Bad Taste for Some

By Palko Karasz

Some British fried chicken outlets will offer boxes with warnings about knife crime, a hot-button political issue. Critics called the campaign wasteful and offensive.

Gibraltar Releases Iranian Tanker, Hours After U.S. Asked to Seize It

By Richard PΓ©rez-PeΓ±a and Megan Specia

The government in the British territory said Thursday morning that the United States had applied to seize the Iranian vessel. By the afternoon, it had been released.

British PM Johnson to meet Ireland’s Varadkar over Brexit

By admin

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has accepted an offer to meet Irish leader Leo Varadkar to discuss Brexit and the Northern Irish backstop, the Sunday Telegraph said citing UK government sources.

EU’s Juncker tells Britain: no-deal Brexit will hurt you the most

By admin

A no-deal Brexit would hurt Britain more than the rest of Europe no matter how much Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government pretends otherwise, outgoing European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in remarks published on Saturday (10 August).

Useless Dads and Placid Women: U.K. Bans 2 Ads Over Sexist Stereotypes

By Palko Karasz

Television ads from Volkswagen and Mondelez were the first to fall foul of new rules that target potentially harmful gender stereotyping.

In Looming Brexit Clash, U.K. Constitution Could Be the Loser

By Benjamin Mueller

Scholars say it has been more than a century since Britain’s constitution — a medley of laws and customs, many but not all of them written — has come under such strain.

How to Travel With a Drone

By Geoffrey Morrison

In the pursuit of epic photos and videos, don’t risk fines or getting your drone confiscated.

God Save the Cathedral? In England, Some Offer Mini Golf or Giant Slide

By Megan Specia

Visitors to some of Britain’s most venerable and imposing religious buildings this summer may find carnival attractions, a lunar landscape or a lifelike model of Earth.