Cameron, EU leaders still have 'lot to do' to reach deal

Feb 19, 2016

Cameron, EU leaders still have 'lot to do' to reach deal

British Prime Minister David Cameron faces tough new talks with European partners Friday after through-the-night meetings failed to make much progress on his demands for a less intrusive European Union. Britain’s future in the union — along with heightened tensions around Europe’s migrant crisis ...

Cameron defends plans to avoid British exit from EU

Feb 3, 2016

Cameron defends plans to avoid British exit from EU

Prime Minister David Cameron was set to defend planned reforms to keep Britain in the EU before legislators on Wednesday, as European lawmakers begin negotiations in Strasbourg to avoid a so-called “Brexit” from the bloc. EU president Donald Tusk unveiled proposals to avoid Britain ...

Jan 19, 2016

Britain flexible on key demand in EU renegotiation

Britain is flexible on a key demand that is holding up attempts to secure reforms of the European Union ahead of an in-or-out referendum on its membership, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Tuesday. Hammond told The Guardian newspaper that London is willing to consider ...

Jan 10, 2016

Cameron to outline plan offering parents lessons on child-rearing

All British parents will be encouraged to take government-run parenting classes under plans due to be announced by Prime Minister David Cameron, The Observer newspaper reported Sunday. A previous scheme to educate parents from under-privileged backgrounds after the 2011 London riots flopped, attracting around ...

Islamic State militants execute five 'spies,' threaten Britain

Jan 4, 2016

Islamic State militants execute five 'spies,' threaten Britain

The Islamic State group threatened Britain in an Internet video Sunday showing the killing of five “spies” it said worked with the international coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. The SITE Intelligence Group said the video shows five men from ...