Dec 3, 2016

U.S. allies hope for best as they reach out to Trump

America’s closest partners are putting a brave face on Donald Trump’s surprise election win while reaching out to try to shape his worldview and to preserve traditional alliances. Allies were rattled by Trump’s nationalist campaign rhetoric and by the haphazard way he has approached ...

Queen Elizabeth II's sixth great-grandchild on the way

Dec 1, 2016

Queen Elizabeth II's sixth great-grandchild on the way

Queen Elizabeth II’s sixth great-grandchild is on the way, after Zara and Mike Tindall announced Wednesday they were expecting a second baby. The 90-year-old monarch and her husband Prince Philip are “delighted,” Buckingham Palace said. Zara Tindall, the sovereign’s eldest grand-daughter, is an equestrian ...

Nov 28, 2016

U.K. faces another Brexit legal fight over single market: report

The British government could face a legal challenge over whether leaving the European Union automatically would trigger a departure from the single market, the BBC reported Monday. The pro-EU think tank British Influence will tell Brexit Secretary David Davis that it will seek a ...

U.K. Women's Equality Party debuts

Nov 27, 2016

U.K. Women's Equality Party debuts

Britain’s newly formed Women’s Equality Party is thrashing out topics such as unequal pay and the “disaster” of Donald Trump beating Hillary Clinton to the White House, at its first ever conference this weekend. The WEP’s debut congress since its formation in March last ...

Nov 26, 2016

Sweeping U.K. snooping bill becomes law

In Britain, Big Brother just got bigger. After months of wrangling, Parliament has passed a contentious new snooping law that gives authorities — from police and spies to food regulators, fire officials and tax inspectors — powers to look at the internet browsing records ...