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British Airways Suspends Flights to Cairo, Citing Security Risks

LONDON — British Airways abruptly canceled all flights to Cairo on Saturday for what it described…

U.K. Warns Tankers to Stay Out of Strait of Hormuz After Iran Seizes Ship

LONDON — Britain on Saturday warned ships to stay out of the Strait of Hormuz, a…

U.K. Voters’ Frustration High as 99% Are Sidelined in Prime Minister Election

LONDON — In the 2016 Brexit referendum and the 2017 general election, Henry Pritchard was not…

New Members Flood U.K.’s Conservatives, Yanking the Party Right

LONDON — A year ago, John Rawlins joined the Conservative Party with a mission: to inject…

12 Israelis Are Held in Cyprus Over Rape of British Woman

PARALIMNI, Cyprus — Twelve Israelis accused in connection with the rape of a 19-year-old British woman…

U.K. Airline Fines Unruly Passenger $106,000 for ‘Dangerous Behavior’

LONDON — Jet2, a British budget airline and tour operator, said it had fined a passenger…

On Eve of Her Exit, May Denounces Political Rancor. Some Blame Her for It.

LONDON — With just a week left in power, Prime Minister Theresa May used a valedictory…

British-Iranian Woman Is Moved From Tehran Jail to Psychiatric Hospital

LONDON — A British-Iranian woman detained in Tehran since 2016 has been moved to a hospital…

A Better Way to Manage Your Period? Try the Menstrual Cup, Scientists Say

Menstrual cups, little known devices used by women to manage their periods, are safe and as…

Alan Turing Will Be New Face of £50 Note, Bank of England Says

LONDON — Alan Turing, the computing pioneer who became one of the most influential code breakers…

The Week in Business: Amazon Won’t Let the Robots Take Over

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U.K. Police Criticized for Warning Media Not to Publish Diplomatic Leaks

A British investigation into a leak of confidential diplomatic memos is raising questions about press freedom…

Nothing ‘Magic’ About the Flawed Contest to Become U.K. Prime Minister

LONDON — Things were simpler for Britain’s governing Conservatives in 1963, when a group of bigwigs…

As Nations Look to Tax Tech Firms, U.S. Scrambles to Broker a Deal

WASHINGTON — For most of the 21st century, wealthy nations have engaged in a race to…

Alexa Now Gives U.K. Users N.H.S. Medical Advice

LONDON — “Alexa, how do I treat a migraine?” When British users ask Amazon’s voice assistant…