Union Jack and special coins but no Big Ben on Brexit night

World Jan 18, 2020

Union Jack and special coins but no Big Ben on Brexit night

Britain will issue special coins, fly the Union Jack and project a countdown clock on the walls of Downing Street — but not bong Big Ben — on Brexit night, the government said on Friday. Prime Minister Boris Johnson will also deliver a special address ...

Nigel Farage gets his way, and last laugh: Brexit is coming

World / Politics Jan 15, 2020

Nigel Farage gets his way, and last laugh: Brexit is coming

Nigel Farage, the self-declared "pantomime villain" of Brexit, is leaving his favorite theater — the European Union's parliament in Strasbourg — this week with a sense of mission accomplished. Ridiculed for years, and thriving on the abuse he got from, and dealt to, pro-EU legislators ...

World Jan 14, 2020

European nations launch dispute over Iran's nuclear activity

Britain, France and Germany say they are triggering a dispute mechanism that is part of the nuclear deal with Iran over its failure to live up to terms of the pact. The leaders of the three nations said in a statement Tuesday that they've been ...

Iran denies 'cover-up' as anger mounts over downed airliner

World Jan 14, 2020

Iran denies 'cover-up' as anger mounts over downed airliner

Iran denied a "cover-up" Monday after taking days to reveal an airliner was accidentally shot down last week, a disaster that sparked demonstrations and calls for a fully transparent investigation. The Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 was brought down by a missile shortly after taking ...