/ Mar 21, 2017

Cameron jokes he doesn't have to hear Trump wiretaps anymore

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron jokes he doesn’t have to listen to U.S. President Donald Trump’s wiretapped conversations anymore. Cameron addressed 2,000 people at Rhode Island’s Brown University on Monday. The Providence Journal reports Cameron says he’s optimistic shared American and British values ...

Trump sidesteps blame over wiretap row with Britain

/ Mar 18, 2017

Trump sidesteps blame over wiretap row with Britain

President Donald Trump defiantly refused to back down Friday from his explosive claim that Barack Obama wiretapped his phones, and sidestepped any blame for the White House decision to highlight an unverified report that Britain helped carry out the alleged surveillance. In brushing off ...

/ Mar 17, 2017

U.K.'s Brexit fight with Scotland escalates as May rejects vote

Prime Minister Theresa May rejected Scotland’s bid to hold a referendum on independence before the U.K. leaves the European Union, the latest twist in the increasingly acrimonious fight over Brexit with the nationalist government in Edinburgh. While not ruling one out eventually, May’s team ...

Scotland takes a step toward new independence vote

Mar 14, 2017

Scotland takes a step toward new independence vote

Scotland’s announcement Monday that it will begin preparations for a new independence bid raised the specter of one of Brexit’s most feared consequences — the break-up of the United Kingdom. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she will seek the semiautonomous Scottish parliament’s authority next ...

/ Mar 13, 2017

U.K. political parties warned of Russian hacking threat: report

A British intelligence agency has told political parties to protect themselves against potential cyberattacks, citing allegations that Russian hackers tried to influence last year’s U.S. presidential election. Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), part of the GCHQ spying agency, said it had written to ...