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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, British Lawmaker Priti Patel, the Home Secretary arrives at 10 Downing Street in London.  An investigation has reportedly found that Home Secretary Priti Patel broke ministerial rules by bullying staff, as a summary of its findings is expected to be released Friday Nov. 20, 2020.  Patel denies the allegations. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)

UK's Johnson stands by minister found to have bullied staff

Nov. 20, 2020 12:47 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson refused to fire or censure his interior minister on Friday despite an investigator’s conclusion that she bullied members of her staff. A report said Home Secretary Priti Patel had not met the standards required of a government minister, and...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 file photo the flag of the European Union and the British national flag are flown on poles during a demonstration by remain in the EU outside spporters the Palace of Westminster in London. It’s more than four years since Britain voted to leave the European Union, and almost a year since Prime Minister Boris Johnson won an election by vowing to “get Brexit done.”
Spoiler alert: It is not done. As negotiators from the two sides hunker down for their final weeks of talks on an elusive trade agreement, Britain and the EU still don’t know whether they will begin 2021 with an organized partnership or a messy rivalry.  (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

AP Explains: Why are UK and EU still arguing over Brexit?

Oct. 23, 2020 2:48 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — It’s more than four years since Britain voted to leave the European Union, and almost a year since Prime Minister Boris Johnson won an election by vowing to “get Brexit done.” Spoiler alert: It is not done. As negotiators from the two sides hunker down for their final...

In this photo provided by Chaya Spitz, Rabbi Avrohom Pinter, left, stands beside Joel Friedman, right, the director of Public Affairs for the Interlink Foundation, an umbrella organization for Orthodox Jewish charities on July 4, 2019 in Downing Street, London. Pinter gave his life to save his neighbors. When the British government ordered a lockdown to slow the spread of coronavirus, Pinter went door-to-door to deliver the public health warning to the ultra-Orthodox Jews in northeast London. Within days, the 71-year-old rabbi had caught the disease and died. (Chaya Spitz via AP)

Lives Lost: London rabbi worked to end community's isolation

Oct. 13, 2020 1:41 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Rabbi Avrohom Pinter gave his life to save his neighbors. When the British government ordered a lockdown to slow the spread of coronavirus, Pinter went door-to-door in northeast London to deliver the public health warning to the ultra-Orthodox Jews in his community. Within days, the...