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British Prime Minister Theresa May has faced a string of high-level resignations prompted by her handling of Brexit.
Theresa May during a press conference announcing the U.K.'s role in airstrikes targeting the Syrian government. April 14, 2018. Courtesy: Number 10 Downing Street

Britain's prime minister argued Monday that legal precedent permitted her government to bypass approval from the House of Commons before attacking Syrian chemical weapons facilities.
Russian Ambassador to the U.N. Vassily Nebenzia addreses a meeting of the U.N. Security Council on April 5, 2018. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe.

British and Russian diplomats invoke Sherlock Holmes, Alice in Wonderland to trade blame over the handling of a probe into last month's attack on Sergei Skripal

Russia's U.S. Ambassador says his country will respond to the expulsion of 130 diplomats from more than 20 countries, but won't "be provoked into an emotional outburst."

Prime Minister Theresa May announced Wednesday that Britain is expelling '23 Russian diplomats who have been identified as undeclared intelligence officers' in response to the attempted murder of Sergei Kripal using a chemical nerve agent.

Prime Minister Theresa May says British intelligence believes Russia was either behind the attack on Sergei Skripal or lost control of a 'potentially catastrophically damaging nerve agent.'

Following a protracted legal battle, Chris Gard and Connie Yates suspend efforts to send their son to the US for experimental treatment.

President Trump's scheduled visit to the UK is postponed until 2018, and a South Korean lawmaker says North Korea's missile test was less than it appeared.

Just days before hotly-contested national elections, British Prime Minister Theresa May is under fire for overseeing years of cuts to the police.

Following a terrorist attack on Parliament, the UK Foreign Secretary called on social media networks to do more to limit the reach of extremist content.