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May was told nuclear submarine successfully certified in tests – spokeswoman

British Prime Minister Theresa May was told on taking office last year that a nuclear submarine and its crew had been successfully certified in tests, her spokeswoman said on Monday. The Sunday Times reported a...

Supreme Court to rule if May can start Brexit without parliament

By Michael Holden and William James | LONDON LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May will learn on Tuesday whether parliament must agree to the triggering of Britain's exit from the European Union, potentially giving members...

Struggling UK steel sector needs broad government support: MPs

LONDON Britain's steel industry needs a comprehensive new strategy from government to boost the sector, which has struggled with red ink, plant closures and job losses in recent years, according to a report released...

Bank of England to keep rates on hold until 2019 at least: Reuters Poll

By Jonathan Cable | LONDON LONDON The Bank of England will leave its record-low interest rates and other stimulus measures unchanged at least until 2019, even though it is likely to revise up its...

Heathrow Airport cancels 100 flights due to fog

LONDON Heathrow Airport said it had cancelled approximately 100 out of about 1,300 scheduled flights on Monday as foggy weather reduced visibility at Europe's busiest hub. The airport, located to the west of London, operates...

French far-right’s Le Pen says Brexit will have domino effect

KOBLENZ, Germany French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said on Saturday that Britain's vote to leave the European Union would have a domino effect across the bloc. Le Pen, head of the anti-EU, anti-immigrant...

On Trump’s second day, thousands of women to march in D.C. in protest

By Emily Stephenson and Scott Malone | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON Hundreds of thousands of people from all over the United States are expected to pack into downtown Washington on Saturday for a women's march in opposition...

Melania Trump channels Jackie Kennedy but Conway grabs fashion headlines

By Jill Serjeant New U.S. first lady Melania Trump channeled style icon Jacqueline Kennedy on Friday but the Inauguration Day fashion headlines were stolen by a military-style coat worn by one of her husband's aides. Trump,...

Blast kills at least 21 in Pakistan vegetable market, says official

By Jibran Ahmad and Saud Mehsud | PESHAWAR/DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan PESHAWAR/DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan An explosion in a busy vegetable market killed at least 21 people on Saturday in Pakistan’s remote north western...

Trump, now president, pledges to put ‘America First’ in nationalist speech

By Steve Holland and Emily Stephenson | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON Donald Trump took power as the 45th president of the United States on Friday and pledged to end what he called an “American carnage” of...