Jun 20, 2017

Fiery indictment of U.K. inequality

The tragedy at Grenfell Tower, the worst such disaster in British history, demands a reassessment of the attention given to the poorest and most vulnerable in British society — and a similar reckoning by other governments.

Britain seeks 'special' EU ties as Brexit talks kick off in Brussels

Jun 20, 2017

Britain seeks 'special' EU ties as Brexit talks kick off in Brussels

Britain’s negotiators came to Brussels seeking a “new, deep and special partnership with the European Union” on Monday as talks on the unprecedented British withdrawal from the bloc finally got under way. A beaming Brexit Secretary David Davis, a veteran campaigner against EU membership, ...

May vows to be 'bloody difficult woman' in Brexit talks

/ May 3, 2017

May vows to be 'bloody difficult woman' in Brexit talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May promised EU officials on Tuesday that she would be “a bloody difficult woman” in divorce talks, after being criticized for underestimating the complexity of Brexit talks and having “illusions” over a deal. Campaigning in the early election she has ...

/ Apr 16, 2017

May says Britons beginning to unite around Brexit issue

Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday that Britain is beginning to unite behind Brexit, 10 months after the divisive referendum that saw the country narrowly vote to leave the European Union. “This year, after a period of intense debate over the right future for ...