Two million United Kingdom public service workers including the Armed Forces are reportedly set to be given a £2 billion pay rise. The Times reports that soldiers will receive an increase of 2.9%, while police officers and dentists/consultants will both receive a 2.5% pay rise.1 comment
Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons had been used in violation of human rights statutes.
The United Kingdom and Argentina announced on Friday they had taken the co-chair of the Equal Rights Coalition to protect the human rights of LGBT people around the world.
The Queen's official birthday has been marked with the annual Trooping the Colour parade,which took place on Saturday. She was joined by members of her family and thousands of spectators to watch the display in Horse Guards Parade in Whitehall.
Prime Minister Theresa May stepped down as leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party on Friday, formally triggering the race for a successor who will try where she failed to deliver Brexit. May, who quietly tendered her resignation in a private letter to the party, will remain prime minister until a new leader is chosen, likely in late July, but leaves Britain's tortuous departure from the European Union stalled.
Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is set to back a second referendum on Brexit and it could be within days, the Mirror newspaper reported late on Tuesday citing senior figures of the party.
Europeans turned their backs on traditional center-left and center-right candidates in Sunday's elections for the European Parliament, according to provisional results and their projections.
Britain's withdrawal from the European Union was again in disarray on Friday after the opposition Labour Party declared last-ditch talks dead due to Prime Minister Theresa May's crumbling government.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will set out a timetable for her departure in early June after the latest attempt to get her Brexit deal approved by parliament, the chairman of a powerful Conservative committee said on Thursday.
Theresa May flies back to London on Thursday morning to once again face colleagues seeking to oust her, as she struggles to find a way to pass her Brexit deal. Returning from Paris, where she joined world leaders pledging to boost internet safety on Wednesday, she will meet with rank-and-file Conservative Party members who want her to set a roadmap for quitting.