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Sir Kim Darroch: UK ambassador to US resigns in Trump leaks...

Sir Kim Darroch has resigned as UK ambassador to the US, as a row over leaked emails critical of President Trump's administration escalates.

Chinese ethnic group biggest earners in the UK

Chinese and Indian ethnic group workers have higher average earnings than their white British counterparts, the first detailed official figures show.

China to Britain: Keep your ‘colonial’ hands off Hong Kong

China told Britain to keep its hands off Hong Kong while London called for Beijing to honour the agreements made when the city was handed over in 1997, escalating a diplomatic spat over the former British colony.

May’s cabinet agrees ‘best’ possible Brexit deal; EU sees ‘progress’

British Prime Minister Theresa May said a draft Brexit deal agreed with the European Union and backed by her cabinet was "the best that could have been negotiated."

May vows to stick to Brexit plans despite pressure to change

British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to "keep calm" and stick to her Brexit plan after discussions with her cabinet on Monday, rejecting growing pressure to change the plan.

Chemical weapons experts arrive in Britain as EU slams poison attack

Chemical weapons experts arrived in Britain on Monday to collect samples of the nerve agent used to poison a former Russian double agent, as European leaders condemned the attack

British PM’s deputy ‘sacked’ in wake of porn scandal

The Sunday Times reported that pornography was found on his parliamentary computer in 2008, while writing in The Times a journalist claimed Green acted inappropriately towards her in 2015

Spanish king confident of resolving Gibraltar dispute with Britain

Spain's King Felipe VI said he was confident of resolving a long dispute over the Spanish-claimed British territory of Gibraltar.

Brexit, round one: EU and Britain strike conciliatory tone

The two top negotiators from Britain and the European Union struck a conciliatory tone after they concluded the first round of Brexit negotiations.

Britain, EU agree to begin Brexit negotiations on Monday

Negotiations over the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union will begin next Monday