Bank of England Raises Rates for First Time in a Decade

LONDON — The Bank of England raised its main interest rate on Thursday for the first time in a decade, joining its central bank peers in rolling back stimulus...

Signs of Russian Meddling in ‘Brexit’ Referendum

LONDON — More than 150,000 Russian-language Twitter accounts posted tens of thousands of messages in English urging Britain to leave the European Union in the days before last year’s...

In Brexit-Era London, a Mosque Sits Between Two Types of Hate

LONDON — Behind a glass door inside Al Madina Mosque, Ashfaq Siddique stands at ramrod attention, his eyes darting. He is the mosque’s guiding spirit. He is also a...

Kevin Spacey to Seek Treatment as Assault Accusations Grow

LONDON — Kevin Spacey’s publicist has announced that the actor is seeking treatment, as reports emerged that the London theater where he had long been artistic director turned a...

Germany’s Central Bank Backs Study of Role in Nazi Crimes

FRANKFURT — In November 1941, Karl Blessing, the executive in charge of the Nazi petroleum monopoly wrote a letter to a deputy of Adolf Hitler’s chief architect. An apartment...

‘From One Crisis to the Next’: Brexit-Torn Britain Stumbles

LONDON — Britain’s embattled prime minister, Theresa May, got a break of sorts Tuesday from the sprawling sex and sleaze scandal that has already forced the resignation of a...

Queen Elizabeth II Delegates Wreath Ceremony to Prince Charles

LONDON — In a significant step in the British monarchy’s transition, Queen Elizabeth II watched from a balcony here in London on Sunday as her eldest son, Prince Charles,...

British Cybersecurity Chief Warns of Russian Hacking

LONDON — Russian hackers over the past 12 months have tried to attack the British energy, telecommunications and media industries, the government’s top cybersecurity official said Tuesday in a...

Parliament Asks Twitter About Russian Meddling in Brexit Vote

LONDON — A British lawmaker said on Friday that some of the same Russian-linked Twitter accounts that sought to influence the American presidential election were also deployed in Britain,...

OSCE observers became victims of another Ukrainian Armed Forces diversion in the Donbass

The Ukrainian army continues to increase its activity in the east of the country in the combat zone between the Ukrainian armed forces and the Luhansk People's Republic's units....