British voters wake up and ask: Who are the DUP?

/ Jun 10, 2017

British voters wake up and ask: Who are the DUP?

British voters spent Friday frantically Googling the name of a small Northern Irish party whose 10 seats hold the balance of power in Parliament.As Britons awoke to news that Prime Minister Theresa May would have to turn to the Democratic Unionist Party for support ...

May dealt crushing blow, blurring Brexit talks

/ Jun 9, 2017

May dealt crushing blow, blurring Brexit talks

British voters dealt Prime Minister Theresa May a devastating blow in a snap election she had called to strengthen her hand in Brexit talks, wiping out her parliamentary majority and throwing the country into political turmoil.With no clear winner emerging from Thursday’s election, a ...

Trump tweet mocking London mayor could spark dispute with U.K.

Jun 6, 2017

Trump tweet mocking London mayor could spark dispute with U.K.

U.S. President Donald Trump risked provoking a diplomatic row with one of the U.S.’s closest allies, and embarrassing Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of a general election, as he amplified his mockery of London Mayor Sadiq Khan over a terrorist attack that killed seven ...

In shadow of deadly attacks, British election campaign resumes

/ Jun 5, 2017

In shadow of deadly attacks, British election campaign resumes

After a militant attack on a nightlife district of London this weekend, British Prime Minister Theresa May was set to resume campaigning on Monday, just days before Thursday’s national election, which polls show is much tighter than previously predicted.May said Britain must be tougher ...

U.K. election exposes Northern Ireland's deep divisions

/ Jun 4, 2017

U.K. election exposes Northern Ireland's deep divisions

Political leaders in Northern Ireland are casting Thursday’s British election as a referendum on whether voters want to be part of the United Kingdom or neighboring Ireland.Britain’s vote to leave the European Union has raised the stakes in the long and divisive dispute over ...

Court frees daughter of South Korea 'Rasputin'

/ Jun 3, 2017

Court frees daughter of South Korea 'Rasputin'

The daughter of South Korea’s “Rasputin,” whose lavish lifestyle in Europe saw her caught up in the country’s snowballing influence-peddling scandal, was freed Saturday after being extradited from Denmark.Chung Yoo-ra is the equestrian daughter of Choi Soon-sil, the close confidante of impeached ex-president Park ...