British Prime Minister David Cameron begins an official visit to the People's Republic of China. China, UK seek closer ties as economic dialogue opens in Beijing.
David Cameron raises the issue of human rights in talks with China, during what he called a "vitally important" trade mission to the country.
- British Prime Minister David Cameron says talks between himself and the leaders of the UK's other main political parties on the recommendations of the Leveson report have broken down. Cameron says he will publish a Royal Charter on press regulations on Monday.
- UK retail giant Tesco opens its first own-brand supermarket branch in China, in the capital, Beijing.
- A stalemate between China and India leads to fears that the ongoing stand-off over Doklam in the Himalayas, disputed by Bhutan, may continue into the winter. It comes after rumors that Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval may travel to Beijing later this month. "[http:--economictimes.indiatimes.com-news-defence-beijing-wont-have-formal-talks-with-india-stand-off-may-continue-till-winter-chinese-expert-articleshow-59615025.cms (Economic Times)]"
- Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg meets with Premier of the People's Republic of China Li Keqiang in Beijing to announce the end of a diplomatic freeze between the countries and the resumption of free trade negotiations between China and Norway.
- Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron resigns as MP for Witney, triggering a by-election.