The British navy said it prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from impeding the passage of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.
Campaigners opposed to British arms sales to Saudi Arabia suffered a major defeat Monday, as London's high court ruled that the controversial exports that include precision guided munition and fighter jets could continue.
Whenever there is news coming out of Britain, it's usually bad news. The Queen recently stated that it is difficult to escape the "very somber mood."
GCHQ denies allegations that the Obama administration used it to spy on Donald Trump during the presidential campaign, calling claims "utterly ridiculous."
Britain is set to buy as many as 26 Certifiable Predator B unmanned aerial vehicles from San Diego-based General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, the Pentagon announced Wednesday.
In the aftermath of the June 23 vote to leave the European Union, Britain has seen a surge in xenophobia expressed in taunts, threats and worse.
Britain's departure from the European Union could send shock waves across the global economy and threaten more than a trillion dollars in investment and trade with the United States.
If Britain votes to leave the E.U. on June 23, analysts say, a powerfully emotional backlash against decades of immigration will be the primary driver.
President Obama received a frosty reception from Saudi Arabia, the UK and Germany on recent trips. 'Brexit' comments upset the UK; Saudis upset about Iran.