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Britain regrets Maldives decision to leave Commonwealth

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said in London Friday that Britain "regrets that the Maldives has chosen to leave" the Commonwealth.

Grabar-Kitarovic wants better business conditions for startups

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said in London on Wednesday that Croatia needed to improve the business environment for innovative companies that were relocating abroad because they...

Croatian president begins two-day visit to UK

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic began her first official visit to Great Britain on Tuesday by meeting with Queen Elizabeth II in Buckingham Palace.

Lawmakers: Britain's Muslim women face "triple penalty" in job market

Muslim women are the most disadvantaged group in Britain's job market, facing a "triple penalty" because of their gender, race and religion, lawmakers said on Thursday.

Spike in Britain-based searches for "Irish passports" on Google

There has been a spike in people based in Britain researching the possibility of applying for an Irish passport following Britain's decision to leave the EU, figures from search engine Google...

Can post-Brexit Britain heal its wounds over migrants, Europe?​

Stark regional voting differences in Britain's EU referendum and some vicious rhetoric in the campaigning have exposed deep political and social divisions that are only likely to worsen following...

Markets, EU nations rattled after Britain votes for Brexit

Sterling plunged to a 30-year low and markets fell on Friday after Britain opted to leave the European Union, spurring calls for similar votes in other nations in an already troubled EU.

JK Rowling: Scotland will seek independence after Brexit vote

Scotland will seek independence following Britain's apparent vote to leave the European Union, says Harry Potter author JK Rowling.

Reactions to British referendum range from disappointment to glee

Initial reactions to Britain's decision to leave the European Union began pouring in Friday from Europe and the wider world, ranging from concern and disappointment, to glee among eurosceptics....

Final result: Britain votes for Brexit

Britain has voted to leave the European Union, British broadcasters BBC, ITV and Sky News forecast Friday, in the wake of a referendum that seems prepared to pile more woes onto an already...

Asian markets, pound hit by Brexit referendum results

Asian financial markets and Britain's pound fell sharply Friday after initial results suggested Britain had voted to leave the European Union.

UKIP leader Farage: Remain likely to "edge it" in Brexit vote

The Remain campaign is likely to "edge it" in Britain's closely contested EU referendum, UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage says as polls closed.

YouGov poll: 52 per cent of Britons vote to stay in EU

A first voter survey suggests that a majority of British voters have opted to remain in the European Union.

Divided voters to decide Britain's future in Europe

Speaking in parliament on June 15, Cameron said his government was committed to creating a "controlled migration fund" that would assist areas with high numbers of recent migrants.

Festivities for Queen Elizabeth's birthday to end with street party

A weekend of celebrations for Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday was set to end Sunday with a massive street party in central London.