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UK's Brexit minister says workers' rights will be protected

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LONDON The UK's Brexit minister David Davis will say on Sunday that employment rights will be protected when the country leaves the European Union, the Telegraph newspaper reported on its website.

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PM says will begin Brexit process before German election - Sunday Times 8:50pm BST

LONDON Britain will not wait for German elections due in September 2017 before triggering Article 50 to begin the formal process of leaving the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May told the Sunday Times newspaper.

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Britain to enshrine all EU rules in UK law after Brexit - ITV 7:29pm BST

LONDON All EU rules and legislation will be enshrined in British law after Brexit and then regulations deemed unnecessary will be abolished in subsequent years, ITV's political editor reported on Saturday, without citing sources.

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Protesters hold 'die-in' at Heathrow against airport expansion 4:19pm BST

LONDON More than a hundred people demonstrated at London's Heathrow Airport on Saturday, including dozens who took part in a "die-in" at one terminal, just weeks before Prime Minister Theresa May's government is due to decide where to build a new runway.

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Belfast protest ends as police let parade pass after three years 2:10pm BST

BELFAST Pro-British protestants ended a three-year protest in Belfast on Saturday after authorities allowed them to complete a march marking a 17th century military victory, passing a neighbourhood dominated by rival Catholics.

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BAE Systems to begin building new British nuclear submarines 1:27pm BST

LONDON Britain's ministry of defence said on Saturday that construction work will begin on the country's new nuclear submarines, announcing nearly 1.3 billion pounds of new investment with defence firm BAE Systems .

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Pro-Brexit Conservatives hand PM plan to limit EU immigration 11:49am BST

LONDON High-profile Conservatives outlined proposals for a post-Brexit system of work permits on Saturday, highlighting the pressure Prime Minister Theresa May faces to cut immigration and appease eurosceptics while addressing the concerns of business leaders.

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PM May says Scotland will have no veto over Brexit 10:34am BST

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May said she will listen to Scotland's concerns over Britain's exit from the European Union but that the devolved Scottish government will not have a veto over the Brexit negotiations.

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PM May orders employment law review as labour market changes 12:15am BST

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May ordered a review of employment practices on Saturday, saying she wanted to ensure workers' rights were protected under changing business models and a growing trend towards flexible or self-employment.

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May to set out vision of Brexit 'success' as some investors fret 12:02am BST

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May will set out her vision of a successful Brexit on Sunday as investors raise growing concern that the world's fifth largest economy could face upheaval from a disorderly exit from the European Union.