British government set to undergo reshuffle as Prime Minister Theresa May seeks to reassert her authority
Britain's government is to undergo a reshuffle on Monday as Prime Minister Theresa May looks to reassert her authority following a string of high-profile departures, according to MPs
Theresa May's troubled Cabinet lurches from one controversy to another: List of ministers who have courted trouble
In June, Theresa May was on firm political ground but a decision to call early elections ahead of the summer's Brexit negotiations backfired.
Brexit supporter Penny Mordaunt appointed by Theresa May to replace former aid secretary Priti Patel
Theresa May promoted a junior minister to replace ousted aid secretary Priti Patel, maintaining the delicate Brexit balance in her cabinet.
UK Cabinet minister Priti Patel resigns over unauthorised meetings with Netanyahu, other Israeli politicians
In a new blow to Britain's beleaguered government, Priti Patel, the UK international development secretary quit on Wednesday over unauthorised meetings with Israeli politicians, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
UK interior minister Amber Rudd says sexual misconduct charges against politicians will 'clear out' inappropriate behaviour
UK interior minister Amber Rudd declared that a scandal over sexual harassment rocking the country's political circles was a "watershed moment".
While May is expected to appoint a new defence secretary without the need for a very wide reshuffle, the position of another of her senior ministers, First Secretary of State Damian Green, remains precarious after disclosures by an academic and Conservative party activist Kate Maltby.
Britain plans to send a warship to the disputed South China Sea next year to conduct freedom of navigation exercises, Defence Minister Michael Fallon said
Britain defence minister Michael Fallon praises Iraq victory over Islamic State, says fight not over
"I congratulate Haider Abadi, and the Iraqi forces who have been fighting on the ground with great bravery and care against a brutal opponent," Fallon said.
NATO allies will increase troop numbers in Afghanistan to help government battle a resurgent Taliban but there is no question of returning to a combat role
Supporters of hard and soft Brexit tried to take advantage of the political chaos in Britain to promote their visions amid fears that their rivalry could revive old divisions in the Conservative Party
May will join Trump for his first news conference as President at 1 pm ET (11.30 pm IST) on Friday.
'One of Britain's great reforming prime ministers': Leaders react to David Cameron's resignation post Brexit
David Cameron's decision to step down as Prime Minister, post Brexit voting, where Britain voted to leave European Union, has left millions in shock.