/ 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 said ...

Thai voters overwhelmingly approve junta-backed constitution

/ Aug 7, 2016

Thai voters overwhelmingly approve junta-backed constitution

Thai voters Sunday overwhelmingly approved a new junta-backed constitution that lays the foundation for a civilian government influenced by the military and controlled by appointed — rather than elected — officials. With 91 percent of the ballots counted, 62 percent of voters in the referendum ...

Boris Johnson won't run for leadership of Conservative Party

/ Jun 30, 2016

Boris Johnson won't run for leadership of Conservative Party

The race to become Britain's next prime minister took a dramatic last-minute turn with former London Mayor Boris Johnson — considered a front-runner — ruling himself out of the race after the defection of a key ally on Thursday. Johnson, a prominent campaigner for British ...