U.K. Women's Equality Party debuts

Nov 27, 2016

U.K. Women's Equality Party debuts

Britain’s newly formed Women’s Equality Party is thrashing out topics such as unequal pay and the “disaster” of Donald Trump beating Hillary Clinton to the White House, at its first ever conference this weekend. The WEP’s debut congress since its formation in March last ...

Nov 26, 2016

Sweeping U.K. snooping bill becomes law

In Britain, Big Brother just got bigger. After months of wrangling, Parliament has passed a contentious new snooping law that gives authorities — from police and spies to food regulators, fire officials and tax inspectors — powers to look at the internet browsing records ...

Nov 15, 2016

Britain has no Brexit plan, leaked memo claims

The British government has no overarching plan for Brexit and may take another six months to agree on a negotiating strategy, according to a leaked memo published by The Times on Tuesday. Civil servants are struggling to cope with more than 500 Brexit-related projects ...

Nov 11, 2016

Trump invites British PM to visit 'as soon as possible'

U.S. president-elect Donald Trump on Thursday invited British Prime Minister Theresa May to visit him “as soon as possible” as they held their first conversation since his election, Downing Street said. The pair reaffirmed the “very special” relationship between their two countries, while May ...