• politics 13 hours ago

    British Lawmaker Dies After Stabbing Attack, Police Say

    British lawmaker David Amess has died after being stabbed multiple times on Friday at a church in southeast England.

  • Business Jun 18

    Inside the Elite UK Tech Event Attended by the Rich and Famous

    Hundreds of the biggest names in European tech rubbed shoulders with politicians and wealthy investors on the lawns of the Soho Farmhouse private members club.

  • politics Apr 12

    UK to Investigate Greensill Capital as Former PM David Cameron Faces Criticism Over Lobbying

    Cameron, who led the U.K. from 2010 to 2016, reportedly sent text messages about Greensill to ministers including Finance Minister Rishi Sunak.

  • Germany Sep 15, 2019

    Boris Johnson Likens Himself to the Hulk in Brexit Fight

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has compared himself to the Hulk in a newspaper interview emphasizing his determination to take Britain out of the European Union next month. Johnson faces considerable legal and political hurdles but told the Mail on Sunday he will meet the Oct. 31 deadline no matter what. “The madder Hulk gets, the stronger Hulk gets,” he...

  • United Kingdom Sep 14, 2019

    Former British PM David Cameron ‘Sorry' for Creating Brexit Divisions

    The British prime minister who called the Brexit referendum and then saw the public vote to leave the European Union says he is sorry for the divisions it has caused. David Cameron said in an interview published Saturday that he thinks about the consequences of the Brexit referendum “every single day” and worries “desperately” about what will happen next. “I...

  • Europe Sep 29, 2018

    Under Siege: UK Leader Tries to Solve Her Brexit Problem

    Britain’s governing Conservative Party is at war — with itself....
    The divide is over Europe, and only thing the two feuding factions agree on is that their leader, Prime Minister Theresa May, is heading in the wrong direction....
    So May will be under attack from all sides when the Conservatives open their annual conference Sunday in the central England city of...

  • United Kingdom Jul 7, 2016

    Britain's Race for Prime Minister Is Down to 2 Women

    Britain moved a step closer to having its second female prime minister as the contest to lead the country’s ruling Conservative party narrowed to two women on Thursday. Theresa May, currently Britain’s Home Secretary, and Andrea Leadsom, a high-profile campaigner for Brexit, emerged as the favorites in a ballot of lawmakers that was triggered by David Cameron’s resignation after last...

  • Europe Jun 29, 2016

    EU to Britain: No Access to Single Market Without Migration

    European Union leaders spelled out stark conditions for a new relationship with a departing Britain on Wednesday, warning that if British business wants to keep access to Europe’s single market, the country must accept European workers, too. The leaders produced no clear rehaul for their shaken union after an unusual and emotionally charged summit, but agreed they must make it...

  • Europe Jun 28, 2016

    Iceland Celebrates Shock Win Over England at Euro 2016

    “We Are The Champions,” the anthem from British band Queen, blared from bars around Iceland’s capital as thousands of locals poured into the streets to dance and sing following Iceland’s improbable 2-1 victory over England at the European Championship.

  • Twitter Jun 24, 2016

    ‘What Is the EU?' Among Top UK Google Searches After Brexit

    The United Kingdom’s historic vote to exit the European Union is dominating the conversation online as well as global headlines. Google Trends is reporting spiking searches in the United Kingdom for “getting an Irish passport” and “move to Gibraltar,” the British territory on the south coast of Spain.

  • London Jun 20, 2016

    Roses and Tears as UK Lawmakers Pay Tribute to Slain Jo Cox

    The raucous business of Britain’s House of Commons was replaced by somber silence and heartfelt tributes Monday for slain lawmaker Jo Cox, while the man charged with her slaying made a brief appearance in court by video link from prison. Lawmakers lined the benches and stood in the aisles of the House for a special session in Cox’s memory. Some...

  • London Jun 17, 2016

    UK Mourns Jo Cox as Group Says Suspect Had Far-Right Ties

    Campaigning in Britain’s European Union membership referendum remained suspended Friday as the country absorbed the daylight slaying of lawmaker Jo Cox with shock, and worry that the political fury unleashed by the EU campaign was somehow connected to the killing. A U.S. civil rights group said the man suspected of the gun and knife attack had links to an American...

  • London Jun 16, 2016

    Majority of Brits Want to Leave EU, New Poll Finds

    As Britain gears up for a historic referendum next week on the country’s membership in the European Union, a new poll shows that public opinion has sharply turned in favor of a “Brexit,” according to NBC News. London’s Evening Standard newspaper published an Ipsos MORI poll in its Thursday paper that found 53 percent of Brits want to leave the...

  • Asher Klein Jun 15, 2016

    ‘We Want Our Waters Back': Flotilla Pushing for UK to Leave EU Prompts Skirmish on the Thames

    The battle over whether or not Britain should stay in the European Union spilled from the airwaves to the River Thames on Wednesday. In one of the more surreal moments in the campaign for the June 23 referendum, fishermen who had organized a flotilla on the London river to protest EU fishing policies shot off water hoses at dinghies full...

  • Queen Elizabeth II May 11, 2016

    Queen Elizabeth II Caught on Camera Calling Chinese Officials ‘Very Rude'

    Queen Elizabeth II has been overheard on video calling Chinese officials “very rude” in a conversation with a senior police officer at a Buckingham Palace event. The comments, made Tuesday, were unusual because the 90-year-old monarch rarely comments publicly on political matters, and media accompanying her are asked not to eavesdrop on private conversations. The incident came hours after Prime...

  • Obama Apr 22, 2016

    Face Time With Queen, Princes Complete Obama's Royal Holiday

    President Barack Obama plunged into a whirlwind of socializing Friday that began over a birthday lunch with Queen Elizabeth II and was ending at a dinner hosted by the trio of young royals who represent the future of the British monarchy. Obama broke up the royal holiday by stopping at 10 Downing St. for private talks with Prime Minister David...

  • comedian Mar 31, 2016

    British Comedy Legend Ronnie Corbett Dies at 85

    British comedian Ronnie Corbett, half of much-loved duo The Two Ronnies, has died at the age of 85, his publicist said. Paul Sullivan said Corbett died Thursday “surrounded by his loving family.”

  • Mayor Jan 11, 2016

    Celebrity Fans Pay Tribute to David Bowie on Social Media

    The world was stunned early Monday by the news that legendary rocker David Bowie died Sunday after an 18-month battle with cancer. Those who mourned the death of the pop legend were as diverse and eclectic as the Grammy-winning songwriter’s musical work. From Entertainers and actors to politicians and an astronaut, many of the tributes being offered to the late...

  • New York City Jan 11, 2016

    ‘Look Up, I'm in Heaven': Rock Legend David Bowie Dies of Cancer at Age 69

    Rock star David Bowie, whose eclectic work spanned genres and influenced generations of musicians and the world of fashion, died Sunday after an 18-month battle with cancer, according to representatives for the family. Bowie’s death at age 69 came two days after the release of a new album on his birthday, and has sparked an outpouring of tributes. Representative Steve...

  • Germany Jan 7, 2016

    Britain's Cameron in Germany to Pursue Quest for EU Changes

    British Prime Minister David Cameron sought to push forward his campaign for changes to the European Union during a visit to Germany Thursday, arguing that his proposals would benefit the EU as well as Britain....
    Cameron was in the Alps for a meeting of the Christian Social Union, the Bavaria-only sister party to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives. He also met Merkel...

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