Far-right, Euroskeptics surge in EU vote

May 26, 2014

Far-right, Euroskeptics surge in EU vote

Far-right and Euroskeptic parties made sweeping gains in European Parliament elections Sunday — triggering what one prime minister called a political “earthquake” by those who want to slash the powers of the European Union or abolish it altogether. Voters in 21 of the EU’s ...

Cameron lays out EU reform priorities

Mar 16, 2014

Cameron lays out EU reform priorities

Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday outlined the EU reforms he thinks are needed to stop Britain from being “sucked into a United States of Europe” ahead of a planned referendum on membership in 2017. The Conservative leader said he would campaign for Britain ...

Jan 30, 2014

David Cameron faces Tory backlash over EU immigration

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron’s attempt to avoid a parliamentary rebellion risked further damaging the already tense relationship he has with his Conservative Party’s rank-and-file lawmakers. Faced with the prospect of Tories voting against their own government and in support of two anti-European amendments ...

'Re-shoring' key to West's economic recovery: Cameron

Jan 24, 2014

"Re-shoring" key to West's economic recovery: Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron was on Friday to insist that the “re-shoring” of jobs from countries such as India and China could be a key factor in spurring European economic growth. Cameron was to tell the World Economic Forum being held in the ...

China roused by the 'rich scent' of BBC's 'Sherlock'

Jan 19, 2014

China roused by the 'rich scent' of BBC's 'Sherlock'

Zhou Yeling dragged herself out of bed at 5 a.m. for a long-awaited date with her favorite Englishman — Sherlock Holmes. Zhou, 19, watched the third season premiere of the BBC’s “Sherlock” on Jan. 2 on the British broadcaster’s website. Two hours later, the ...

British, Danish leaders laugh off 'selfie' at Mandela memorial

Dec 12, 2013

British, Danish leaders laugh off 'selfie' at Mandela memorial

British Prime Minister David Cameron and his Danish counterpart on Wednesday laughed off criticism that they had acted inappropriately by posing for a mobile phone “selfie” with U.S. President Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service. A photograph of Cameron and Obama leaning in ...