UK, Canada, Sweden, Ukraine take Iran to top UN court over 2020 downing of a Ukrainian passenger jet
The United Kingdom, Canada, Sweden and Ukraine have launched a case against Iran at the United Nations’ highest court over the downing in 2020 of a Ukrainian passenger jet and the deaths of all 176 on board.
UK House of Commons backs controversial migration bill
British lawmakers have approved a sweeping bill that will dramatically curb migrants’ ability to seek asylum in the U.K. Members of the House of Commons voted by 289 to 230 Wednesday to back the Illegal Migration Bill, despite critics’ allegations that it breaks international law.
U.S., UK impose cybersecurity sanctions on Russian group
The U.S. Treasury Department has announced a joint U.S.-U.K. effort to sanction Russian cybercriminals as the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine nears and Treasury tightens its efforts to financially punish violators of existing sanctions.
Royals thank Caribbean migrants for contribution to the UK
Queen Elizabeth II and her grandson Prince William have paid tribute to Britain’s Caribbean immigrants for their “profound contribution” to the U.K. The royals' tribute came as a national monument was unveiled in London to celebrate the migrants’ work to help rebuild Britain after the devastation of World War II.