{FD} Police arrest leaders of far-right group retweeted by Trump

Two leaders of a British far-right group that gained publicity when it was retweeted by U.S. President Donald Trump have been arrested for allegedly stirring up hatred.

{FD} The Latest: Bank of England keeps interest rates on hold

The Latest on the Bank of England’s monetary policy meeting (all times local): 12:00 p.m.

{FD} UK Brexit chief says ‘no deal’ outcome ‘massively’ unlikely

Britain’s chief Brexit negotiator says a situation in which the U.K. crashes out of the European Union without a deal has become “massively less probable” because of a preliminary agreement reached last week.

{FD} Bank of England set to hold rates after first hike in decade

The Bank of England is set to keep its main interest rate unchanged at 0.50 percent on Thursday, a month after increasing borrowing costs for the first time in a decade to contain a rise inflation stoked by last year’s Brexit vote.

{FD} Swans stabbed, beheaded in London parks

A series of gruesome discoveries at several London parks has sparked a probe to figure out who’s been stabbing and beheading swans.

{FD} Meghan Markle to join royal family for Christmas

Prince Harry’s fiancee is set to join Britain’s royal family for Christmas.

{FD} Hong Kong judges to decide on UK banker’s murder appeal

Hong Kong judges will decide on a British banker’s appeal of his conviction in the grisly murders of two Indonesian women.

{FD} US ambassador to UK hopes for Trump visit in new year

America’s ambassador to Britain says he hopes US President Donald Trump will visit the UK next year despite his recent Twitter dispute with Prime Minister Theresa May.

{FD} UK inflation rate rises unexpectedly to 3.1 percent

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will have to write a letter to Britain’s Treasury chief explaining why inflation in the country is running by more than a percentage point above target.

{FD} UK banker back in Hong Kong court for murder appeal

A British banker sentenced to life in prison for the gruesome slayings of two Indonesian women has appeared in a Hong Kong court in a bid to appeal his conviction.

{FD} London police looking at criminal charges over tower fire

London police are considering a variety of criminal charges related to the June fire at Grenfell Tower that killed 71 people.

{FD} Iran says it will look into releasing British national

Iran’s Foreign Ministry says it will raise the case of a detained British-Iranian woman with the judiciary “out of humanitarian concerns” following a visit by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

{FD} Snow wreaks havoc on travelers in Britain, schools closed

Snow and wintry weather are still wreaking havoc on travelers in Britain, with flights cancelled, roads sheathed in ice and rail travel disrupted.

{FD} US Nobel laureate fears US politics could undermine science

An American scientist who shared this year’s Nobel Prize for medicine bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards’ gala banquet, saying that U.S. scientists are facing funding cutbacks that will hurt research.

{FD} Boxer Stephen Smith’s ear almost ripped off in Vegas bout

Stephen Smith thanked fans for their support after he almost had his ear gruesomely ripped off in a bloody loss to Francisco Vargas in Las Vegas on Sunday morning.

{FD} British foreign secretary meets Iran’s president

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has met with President Hassan Rouhani on the second of his two-day visit to Iran.

{FD} Detainees on agenda as top British diplomat arrives in Iran

Iranian state media is reporting that British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has arrived in Tehran, where he is expected to discuss the fate of detained dual nationals.

{FD} Rights body: UK shouldn’t use Cyprus hangar for detentions

Europe’s top human rights body says a concrete aircraft hangar at a British military base on Cyprus is unsuitable to house people and should never be used for detentions.

{FD} UK’s Johnson travels to Iran in hopes of freeing prisoner

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson plans to go to Iran in an effort to win the release of a British-Iranian national imprisoned on charges of trying to overthrow the government.

{FD} Man accused of plot to kill British PM Theresa May pleads not guilty

Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20, appeared in a London court after he was charged with preparing acts of terrorism. His alleged accomplice, Mohammed Aqib Imran, who is accused of trying to join the Islamic State group but was not charged in the assassination plot, also pled not guilty.