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British experts in Iran to upgrade Arak reactor

A team of British experts arrived in Iran today to begin work to upgrade the Arak heavy water nuclear reactor, Iranian ambassador to London Hamid Baeidinejad said. "A team of British nuclear experts led by UK …

Johnson told Sassoli UK wants a Brexit deal

British prime minister Boris Johnson told European Parliament’s president David Sassoli that he wanted to leave the European Union with a deal, a Downing Street spokesperson said after they held talks in …

Rouhani expects Stena Impero to be released

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said he expected the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, seized by Iran in July, to be released after the completion of legal procedures in his country. “The tanker is going …

British Parliament returns to work

British lawmakers returned to work today after a momentous ruling by the United Kingdom's highest court that found Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament to be unlawful. "Welcome back to our place of …

Iran releases UK-flagged oil tanker

Iran’s authorities have freed the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, which was detained by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps in the Strait of Hormuz, Sky News Arabia reported. The Iranian government's spokesman …

European Commission: no progress on Brexit yet

The European Union said the British government has made no proposals for ending the Brexit deadlock, with a new round of technical talks aimed at ending the impasse set to take place on Friday. "For the talks to make progress …

UK returns looted artefacts to Iraq

The British Museum completed the largest ever handover of looted Iraqi artefacts found in Britain in a ceremony at the residence of Iraq’s ambassador in London yesterday. The collection of 156 inscribed tablets, some more …

London to help British nationals in EU prepare for Brexit

The UK Government is providing up to £3 million in grant funding for charities and other voluntary organisations who will inform UK nationals about the need to register or apply for residency and support them as they complete their …

Pompeo: EU put constraints on U.S.-UK relationship

The U.S.-UK relationship in the economic and security sectors will grow stronger after Brexit, U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said, speaking to radio interviewer Hugh Hewitt. Answering the question if the …