A Spanish Civil Guard boat sails in front of Iranian oil tanker Grace 1, anchored after being captured in July by British Marines off the coast of the British Mediterranean territory on suspicion of violating sanctions against Syria in the southern Strait of Gibraltar. Spain 13 August 2019. Photo: REUTERS / Jon Nazca

UK denies plan to release Iranian oil tanker

The British territory of Gibraltar will not yet release an Iranian tanker captured by Marines in the Mediterranean, despite a

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A fruit stall displays fruit at a market in London, Wednesday, 7 August 2019. The British food industry is urging the government to set aside competition rules so that companies can coordinate supply decisions to combat shortages should Britain leave the European Union. agreement on future business relations. (Photo: Photo AP / Kirsty Wigglesworth)

UK economy shrinks for the first time since 2012

The British economy shrank unexpectedly in the second quarter for the first time since 2012 as Brexit uncertainties

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A man sells vegetables in his fruit and vegetable stall at Alsager Market, Stoke-on-Trent, Great Britain, 7 August 2019. Photo: REUTERS / Andrew Yates

Britain will face food shortages in Brexit scenario without deal

Britain will experience fresh food shortages for weeks or even months if a runaway Brexit leaves

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Bank of England Governor Mark Carney pauses during a press conference on the Bank of England's interest rate decision at the Bank of England in London on Thursday. Source: Associated Press

UK may face recession after Brexit

The likelihood of Britain's economy going into recession early next year is increasing even though

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Democratic Liberal Democrat Jane Dodds celebrates with her supporters as she won the presidential election of Brecon and Radnorshire at the Royal Welsh Showground in Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Wales on Friday, 2 August 2019. (Photo: Ben Birchall / PA via AP)

Boris Johnson party suffers defeat in UK special election

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party lost a special election on Friday, leaving it with a majority of one.

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Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (R), is seen with Baroness lawyer Fiona Shackleton, leaving the Royal Courts of Justice in London, England, on July 30 2019. Photo: REUTERS / Toby Melville

Dubai Governor's Wife Calls for UK Protection Order

The wife of the ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, has requested a "forced marriage protection order"

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British ambassador Kim Darroch is shown at an event at the British Embassy in Washington in October of 2017. (Photo: AP Photo / Sait Serkan Gurbuz)

Envoy from the UK labels Trump's administration as "inept"

The British ambassador to the United States described the Trump government as "diplomatically clumsy and unfit" and said he doubted

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