Feb 14, 2017

Trust vs. protection in trade

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In 15 months, Britain will host a large meeting in London that may sound like it comes from yesterday but in fact belongs to tomorrow. The meeting will be the gathering of the heads of government of the 52 countries that are member states ...

Britain's Boris Johnson renounces U.S. citizenship

Feb 9, 2017

Britain's Boris Johnson renounces U.S. citizenship

British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson, who was born in New York, has renounced his U.S. citizenship, according to a United States Treasury Department document released Wednesday. Alexander Boris Johnson figured in the Treasury list of people who had given up their U.S. citizenship in ...

Feb 8, 2017

Poll shows support for Scottish independence rising

Support for Scottish independence rose after the British Prime Minister came out in favor of the U.K. making a clean break with the European Union, a BMG survey for Herald Scotland showed. The survey indicated 49 percent of Scots support independence with 51 percent ...

China advises companies to take 'precautions' over Brexit

Feb 7, 2017

China advises companies to take 'precautions' over Brexit

Chinese companies operating in Britain, especially in the financial sector or whose European headquarters are in Britain, need to take “precautions” due to uncertainly over Brexit, China’s ambassador to London said. Before Britain’s vote to exit the European Union in June last year, China ...

British man guilty of plotting to join Abu Sayyaf terror group

Feb 3, 2017

British man guilty of plotting to join Abu Sayyaf terror group

A British supermarket worker was convicted Thursday of preparing to fight with Philippine jihadis Abu Sayyaf. Ryan Counsell, 28, was found guilty of preparing for acts of terrorism, notably having a bomb-making manual and buying various military-style clothes and equipment. Counsell had booked to ...