Exclusive: Iran escalates enrichment with adaptable machines at Fordow, IAEA reports

Exclusive: Iran escalates enrichment with adaptable machines at Fordow, IAEA reports

A number of new generation Iranian centrifugals are seen on display during Iran’s National Nuclear Energy Day in Tehran, Iran April 10, 2021. Iranian Presidency Office/WANA (West Asia News Agency)/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Move breaches 2015 deal as talks to revive it are stalled Iran had made … Read more

Why is UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson facing his biggest crisis, and what comes next?

Why is UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson facing his biggest crisis, and what comes next?

Johnson has weathered multiple storms during his time as Prime Minister, but this may be one crisis too many. Here’s what you need to know. The immediate cause of the crisis was the fallout from the resignation last Thursday of Deputy Chief Whip Chris Pincher, amid allegations he had groped two guests at a private … Read more

Boris Johnson is deep in another crisis. This time, it really could be game over

Boris Johnson is deep in another crisis.  This time, it really could be game over

And this time, it’s a lot worse than all the other times. On Tuesday evening, after days in which Downing Street has been on the ropes over its handling of allegations of sexual misconduct by a member of the government, two senior Cabinet ministers quit. Health Secretary Sajid Javid said he could not “in good … Read more

Vatican envoy to Hong Kong warns Catholic missions to prepare for China crackdown

Vatican envoy to Hong Kong warns Catholic missions to prepare for China crackdown

HONG KONG, July 5 (Reuters) – Monsignor Javier Herrera-Corona, the Vatican’s unofficial representative in Hong Kong, delivered a stark message to the city’s 50-odd Catholic missions before finishing his six-year posting in March: the freedoms they had enjoyed for decades were over. In four meetings held over several months, starting in October last year, the … Read more

Scottish government seeks independence vote in Oct. 2023

Scottish government seeks independence vote in Oct. 2023

First Minister Sturgeon outlines bill for a new referendum UK PM Johnson has said this is not the time for new vote Scotland to refer legality of vote to UK Supreme Court LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) – Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced plans on Tuesday for a second referendum to be held on Scottish … Read more

Norway police seek delay to Pride events after gay bar shooting

Norway police seek delay to Pride events after gay bar shooting

Police cite information from intelligence for delay Major Pride gathering in Oslo canceled Suspect jailed for an initial four weeks Court names suspect as Zaniar Matapour OSLO, June 27 (Reuters) – Norwegian police said on Monday all Pride events across the country should be delayed, citing security concerns after a deadly weekend rampage by a … Read more

Boris Johnson seeks to stay in power until the mid-2030s

Boris Johnson seeks to stay in power until the mid-2030s

UK’s Johnson does not expect fresh leadership challenge Johnson wants three terms to tackle regional inequality British PM pressured by poll losses after leadership vote PM declines comment on 150,000-pound treehouse for son KIGALI, June 25 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday he aims to remain in power until the middle … Read more

Prince Charles expresses sorrow over slavery in Commonwealth speech

Prince Charles expresses sorrow over slavery in Commonwealth speech

Commonwealth leaders gather for Kigali summit Charles alludes to colonialism, slavery in speech Rwanda’s Kagame speaks of “reimagining” Commonwealth Members vote to keep Patricia Scotland as sec-gen KIGALI, June 24 (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Charles expressed deep sorrow over slavery in a speech to Commonwealth leaders in Rwanda on Friday and acknowledged that the roots … Read more

UK PM Boris Johnson under pressure after losing two parliamentary seats

UK PM Boris Johnson under pressure after losing two parliamentary seats

Party chairman resigns after defeats, saying change needed Conservatives lose in seat in southern heartlands Johnson’s 2019 electorate fractures ace Labor win back Wakefield PM mired in scandal over lockdown parties LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party lost two parliamentary seats on Friday, prompting the resignation of the party’s chairman … Read more

Thousands walk out in Britain’s biggest rail strike in 30 years as Johnson vows to stay firm

Thousands walk out in Britain's biggest rail strike in 30 years as Johnson vows to stay firm

More than 40,000 rail workers walk out Government under pressure over cost-of-living crisis Unions say strike may start ‘summer of discontent’ LONDON, June 21 (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of workers walked out on the first day of Britain’s biggest rail strike in 30 years on Tuesday with passengers facing further chaos as both the … Read more