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British Chancellor resigns

British Chancellor Philip Hammond has resigned, he wrote on his Twitter page. In his resignation letter, Hammond told outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May that he believes her successor "must be free to choose a …

Alan Duncan resigns as Foreign Office minister

British junior foreign minister Alan Duncan has resigned today, The Times political editor Steven Swinford said. "Alan Duncan has quit. He handed in his resignation letter this morning," Reuters cited Swinford …

Shah Deniz 2 awarded by Royal Academy of Engineering

The engineers behind the Shah Deniz 2 project have received the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Major Project Award for 2019 for their collaboration to deliver this complex major offshore, onshore and pipeline gas development project, …

Iran-UK row breaks out in Strait of Hormuz

Five armed Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps boats attempted to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf at night, according to the media reports. CNN cited two U.S. officials as saying that the British Heritage …

 Putin and May hold talks in Osaka

Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May on the sidelines of the G20 summit. The meeting is likely to be the last for Theresa May in her current …

Gulf of Oman: Iran protests to UK ambassador

Iran has protested to the UK's ambassador in Tehran after being accused of involvement in attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, BBC reports. Iran has denied being behind Thursday's explosions in the key shipping …

Nurmagomedov vs. Poirier first faceoff

UFC 242 headliners Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier came face-to-face today for the first time ahead of their lightweight title unifier in September. The UFC hosted a press conference for the …