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  1. international affairs
    What to Make of the U.K.-E.U. Brexit Trade DealThe agreement will ensure Britain continued access to the European market, but doesn’t cover the service sector and leaves many issues unresolved.
  2. foreign interests
    Britain Needs Strong Leadership. Now It Has Showman Boris Johnson.With the Brexit crisis and Iran conflict looming, the U.K.’s new prime minister must prove he’s more than just bluster – and do it fast.
  3. special relationship
    5 Weird and Worrying Moments From Trump’s Press Conference With Theresa MayProtests are “fake news,” Jeremey Corbyn is a “negative force,” and other nonsense.
  4. global politics
    Theresa May to Resign As U.K. Prime Minister After Brexit FailuresMay’s voice cracked as she announced that she will step down on June 7, after three failed attempts to pass her Brexit plan.
  5. foreign interests
    U.K.’s Brexit Meltdown Morphs Into a ‘Major Constitutional Crisis’Theresa May’s position went from bad to worse — again — when the Commons speaker blocked further votes on her Brexit deal in a surprise ruling.
  6. foreign interests
    Theresa May Delays Brexit Deal So It Can Die Another DayWhile it’s the best deal Brexiteers can hope for, nobody likes it — and its probable failure means the U.K. is headed for a worst-case scenario.
  7. break ups
    May and E.U. Leaders Reach Historic Agreement on Brexit Deal Nobody WantsAfter a year and a half of negotiations, the European Union has approved a pain-delaying Brexit deal which most British lawmakers oppose.
  8. Arrest Made After Paraglider Interrupts Trump’s Scotland InfomercialThe anti-Trump protester had buzzed the president’s struggling Scottish golf resort, which may not get the publicity or revenue boost Trump expects.
  9. Two More Britons Poisoned by Nerve Agent Used on Ex-SpyRussia is denying involvement in the attack and says the U.K. is trying to spoil the World Cup.
  10. russia investigation
    Top Brexit Backer Passed Trump Transition Team Info to RussiansA trove of leaked emails have exposed the extensive Russian ties of two top Brexit supporters in the U.K. who later threw their weight behind Trump.
  11. international affairs
    U.K. Diners May Have Been Exposed to Nerve Agent Used to Poison Russian SpyPatrons of two establishments in Salisbury have been asked to wash their clothes, though authorities say the risk is minimal.
  12. international relations
    Trump Cancels U.K. Visit Over Obama’s ‘Bad Deal’ — Which Was Initiated by BushIt definitely had nothing to do with the hordes of protesters expected to greet Trump in London.
  13. extreme weather
    This Year’s Latest Major Hurricane, Ophelia, Is Headed for IrelandThe 2017 hurricane season just keeps getting crazier.
  14. terrorism
    U.K. Lowers Terrorism Threat Level, Second Arrest Made in London Tube AttackTwo men, an 18-year-old and a 21-year-old, are in custody as the investigation into the bombing continues.
  15. international affairs
    Arrest Made in London Tube AttackU.K. authorities raised the country’s terrorism threat level to “critical” on Friday night.
  16. uk
    As U.K. Races to Prevent Another High-Rise Disaster, Lax Regulation Draws BlameSixty British high-rises have already failed fire-safety tests following the devastating Grenfell Tower inferno. Hundreds more may still be at risk.
  17. As Brexit Talks Begin, the U.K. Has Few Cards to PlayTheresa May’s government is low on goodwill from the U.K. public, and the European Union.
  18. international affairs
    London Terrorist Attack Leaves 7 Dead and 48 WoundedThe three assailants drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge, then started stabbing people before being shot and killed by police.
  19. cybercrime
    Cybersecurity Experts Worry That Ransomware Crisis Could Get Worse on MondayWhile the original malware used in Friday’s worldwide attack was shut down, many computers are likely still vulnerable to new variants.
  20. David Cameron to Resign Wednesday, Theresa May to Be Next U.K. Prime MinisterEnergy Minister Andrea Leadsom has dropped out of the Tory leadership race, allowing the home secretary to assume office on Wednesday.
  21. roundup
    No, the Brexit Doesn’t Mean Trump Will Win, But It’s Still an Important WarningThe U.S. and U.K. electorates have been primed by many of the same anxieties, and the anti-Trump elite better pay attention.
  22. brexit
    Many in the UK Are Clamoring for a Brexit Do-OverAnd more than 140,000 Londoners now want out of the UK, but neither is likely at this point.
  23. British Prime Minister David Cameron Steps Down Following Brexit VoteCameron said the country requires “fresh leadership” to negotiate its divorce from the EU.
  24. brexit
    Britain Votes to Leave the European UnionBrexit is complete, and global markets are tanking in response.
  25. U.K. Parliament Debates Ban on Future U.S. President Donald TrumpThe House of Commons debates whether banishing Trump is worth risking a diplomatic crisis.
  26. woolwich murder
    Arrests and Attacks Mount Over Woolwich KillingA day after 2,000 far-right demonstrators took to the streets, David Cameron announced a plan to combat Muslim extremism.
  27. terrorble
    Men Arrested for ‘Joking’ Plane Bomb ThreatA Pakistan International Airlines flight had to be diverted as a result.
  28. scandal-stained wretches
    Britain’s Defense Minister in ‘Best Man’ ScandalReport into conflict of interest due Monday.
  29. scandal-stained wretches
    Rupert Murdoch Says Chase Carey Will Succeed Him [Updated]At least in the “short-term.”
  30. freedom of tweet
    30,000 Twitter Users May Face Legal Action for Tweeting About a Soccer Player’s Affair With a Reality TV StarRyan Giggs’s super injunction gets no respect.
  31. revolt like an egyptian
    Allies Split Over Military Action in Libya, Obama Tries to Mend the GapFrance doesn’t want NATO to lead the mission.