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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 …

Johnson suspends UK parliament

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will limit parliament’s opportunity to derail his Brexit plans by cutting the amount of time it sits between now and EU exit day on October 31. Johnson said he would set …

Johnson encouraged by talks on Brexit with Merkel

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has met French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris for Brexit talks today. Before the meeting, Johnson said that he was powerfully encouraged by his conversations …

Date of Macron-Johnson talks revealed

French President Emmanuel Macron will meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on August 22 to discuss Brexit as well as the crises in Iran and Syria, an official from Macron’s office said. …

Merkel plans to meet Johnson

A meeting between Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planned soon, a spokesman for the German government Steffen Seibert said, adding that details would be …

Zarif: detention of Grace1 tanker was unlawful

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the detention of Iran's Grace 1 tanker by Gibraltar was illegal, despite the fact that it was released. "Nothing changes the fact: detention was 100% …

British-Iranian academic detained in Tehran

British-Iranian anthropologist Kameel Ahmady has been detained in Tehran on unspecified allegations. Ahmady, an Iranian Kurd who was born in Mahabad, was granted British citizenship in 1994 but had been living in Iran for …