The first freight train linking the UK to China has completed its maiden journey. Starting from London, it took 20 days and 12,000 kilometers to reach Yiwu. The train made its debut journey in January.
Scottish voters overwhelmingly rejected Britain quitting the European Union. As Brexit draws nearer, many are anxious for Scotland to find a way out, but not necessarily at the price of leaving the United Kingdom.
The highly ambitious Belt and Road Initiative promises to fortify China as an economic superpower. But negotiations around the Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar Economic Corridor are proving contentious.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May is hosting leaders from six West Balkan states at a London summit which Angela Merkel is also set to attend. The push to bring the region closer to the EU comes amidst a UK political drama.
The British government's suggestion that it won't block the possible death penalty for two Islamic State fighters if they're tried in the US has sparked outrage. Is the UK really condoning the use of capital punishment?
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