Rivals for British PM take aim at Johnson
The six contenders vying to become Britain's next prime minister held a leadership hustings on Saturday with rival candidates aiming their fire at frontrunner Boris Johnson.
Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor: Royal, yet not a prince
It was with some amusement or should I say mild consternation that the world watched Prince Harry son of the beloved Lady Diana (England’s Rose & Candle in the Wind according to Elton John) and third in line to the ancient throne of England take an African-American actress/activist divorcee Meghan Markle to the altar in…
May, Labour leader meet on Brexit deadlock
British Prime Minister Theresa May was to meet opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday for talks on breaking the deadlock over Brexit, as the government said it wanted its EU divorce deal approved by July. For the past six weeks, ministers and their Labour counterparts have been discussing how parliament might accept the agreement…
Corbyn to boycott Trump dinner
Britain's main opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Friday declined an invitation to a banquet with Donald Trump when the US president visits in June, accusing him of using "racist and misogynist rhetoric".
What happened in Greece?
Syriza, Greece’s ruling party, is headed for electoral defeat, and to minimise the impact, the party may call early elections. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras narrowly won a confidence vote in January, averting snap elections, but ever since his party became a minority government, the stability of his country has been at risk. Almost like we…
Britain's May ever more isolated in Brexit endgame
Prime Minister Theresa May's cuts an increasingly lonely figure after her decision this week to turn to opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn to break the Brexit deadlock sparked a torrent of criticism from Conservatives. The beleaguered leader wrote to Tory MPs on Wednesday to insist that several dozen Tories' stubborn resistance to her EU divorce deal…
British MPs resoundingly reject Brexit deal for second time
British MPs resoundingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal for a second time on Tuesday, plunging the country into further...
Brexit defections force Labour leader Corbyn's hand
Labour leader and lifelong eurosceptic Jeremy Corbyn may be hoping his cautious support for a second Brexit referendum is never put to the test, experts said.
Barnier says Corbyn's Brexit offer 'interesting'
The EU's chief Brexit negotiator said Monday British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn's plan to revive European divorce talks was "interesting", but he was awaiting new ideas from London.
Brexit: UK opposition leader calls no confidence vote in May leadership
Britain's parliament on Tuesday voted against Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal by a massive margin, triggering a no confidence vote that could bring down her government. The House of Commons lower house voted 432 to 202 against May's plan for taking Britain out of the European Union after nearly five decades, one of the…