{FD} China, Britain pledge cooperation as UK leaves EU

Britain and China have pledged to cooperate in clean energy research and promote global use of Beijing's currency as the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union.

{FD} What’s next for Brexit as EU agrees to new of talks?

Leaders of 27 European Union nations gave British Prime Minister Theresa May an early Christmas present on Friday, declaring that Brexit talks can move on to their next phase: transition and future relations.

{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} 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} 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} 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.