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London invited Israeli pilots to participate in European military exercises

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Israeli air force was invited by its British counterpart to participate in the European F-35 fighter maneuvers and to share its experience in flying these aircraft, acquired...
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UK Brexit talks to continue with deal seen as unlikely

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) Brexit talks in the U.K. are getting underway again, but a deal is seen as unlikely. Bloomberg's Emma Ross-Thomas reports "Bloomberg Markets: European Close." https://youtu.be/78cbwYevtEU --- This video is provided by Bloomberg Markets...
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British government confirms it will hold European elections

UNITED KINGDOM (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Britain will hold elections for the European Parliament on May 23, regardless of the outcome of ongoing talks between the opposition and the government over the Brexit agreement,...

Theresa May dismiss defense minister over leaks on Huawei

UNITED KINGDOM (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Wednesday that Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson would be sacked following an inquiry into a source of leaks that allowed Huawei to...
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Britain is preparing for the European Parliament elections despite Brexit

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- In the midst of the unrest caused by Brexit, campaigning for the European Parliament elections intensified on the streets of the UK and on social networking sites. British parties,...

British government faces a scandal after leaks in the press about Huawei

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The British government on Friday shook a scandal linked to leaks in the press over the decision to allow Huawei to build a fifth-generation network. British Prime Minister Teresa...

Britain has prepared a draft resolution on a ceasefire in Libya

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The UK has prepared a draft resolution of the UN Security Council, which primarily calls on the parties to the conflict in Libya to immediately cease fire, the...
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UK equity market is world’s most hated: BNP Paribas’ Shing

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) Edmund Shing, global head of equity derivative strategy at BNP Paribas, says global investors are running away from U.K. equities as he finds them to be a "very good value."...

Julian Assange reportedly placed in a prison called “British Guantanamo”

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- One of Julian Assange's friends claimed that WikiLeaks' founder had been transferred to the "British Guantanamo," Bloomberg said, adding that the facility had hosted bin Laden's right hand...

German minister: EU stands together to avoid Britain’s exit without agreement

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The European Union's decision to give Britain a longer period of exit from the bloc shows European leaders are capable of finding a common solution, German Economy Minister...

British police arrested WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at Ecuadorian embassy

UNITED KINGDOM, LONDON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- British police arrested WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Thursday at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he has been in hiding since 2012, after Ecuador withdrew its right...

The moment of the arrest of Assange, unrecognizable, in an embassy in London (VIDEO)

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Julian Assange was filmed this April 11 at the exit of the Embassy of Ecuador in London, where the British police came to arrest him. WikiLeaks says the...

EU and the UK have agreed to postpone Brexit to October 31

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The European Council agreed to a further extension of the Brexit term in order to allow ratification of the agreement on British withdrawal from the EU, according to...
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British Foreign Office: Assange will not be extradited to US if he faces a...

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Britain will not issue the founder of WikiLeaks Julian Assange USA, if there he will face the death penalty, said in the broadcast channel Sky News on Thursday,...

British police arrest Julian Assange

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- British police arrested the founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange. He was taken into custody in an office in central London. https://twitter.com/BBCJLandale/status/1116272479906029568 As stated by the President of Ecuador, the country...

British court rejects Turkey’s appeal against a decision to bar a businessman from being...

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A London court on Tuesday rejected a request from Turkey to challenge a decision to prevent the deportation of Turkish businessman Akin Ebek to face charges of financing...

The parliament approves the May plan to postpone the EU withdrawal until June 30

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The British parliament on Tuesday approved Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to seek a postponement of Britain's withdrawal from the European Union until June 30, while trying to...

British PM May to discuss Brexit with Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Tuesday to discuss Britain's exit from the European Union, a German government spokesman said...

Poll: British voters want strong leader and political reforms

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- British voters want a strong leader capable of breaking rules and making major reforms after the three-year-old EU exit crisis has eroded their confidence in the political system...

Britain plans to organize social media to combat harmful content

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Britain on Monday proposed new Internet safety laws that would impose sanctions on social networking and technology companies if it failed to protect its users from malicious content. The...