Johnson declines to back UK envoy to Washington over Trump row

MANCHESTER, England, July 9 (Reuters) – Boris Johnson, the leading contender to become Britain’s prime minister, declined to say whether he would keep the country’s ambassador to Washington in his job after the envoy was criticised publicly by U.S. President Donald Trump. Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May has given her …

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UK lawmakers back plan to hinder a no-deal Brexit push

LONDON, July 9 (Reuters) – British lawmakers approved the first of several measures that could make it more difficult for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament, although the moves stopped short of an outright block. Lawmakers voted 294 to 293 on Tuesday in …

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Royal Mail designing new e-commerce hub 

Today, the United Kingdom’s Royal Mail announced that it has started designing the technical fit for the new parcel hub it will build in Warrington, located between Liverpool and Manchester in northwest England. The facility will be one of three the national postal service said it will build in the U.K. …

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Derry Halloween postage stamp released by Royal Mail

Image copyright Royal Mail Image caption The stamp was issued by Royal Mail on Tuesday Royal Mail has revealed a new stamp celebrating Londonderry’s annual Halloween festival. Eight colourful stamps have been released to capture the spirit of well known events and festivals that take place across the UK. Londonderry’s …

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