BBC to scrap free TV licenses for people over 75

Business Jun 11, 2019

BBC to scrap free TV licenses for people over 75

Pensioners in Britain who have watched television programs such as "Blue Planet" and "Doctor Who" for free will have to start paying after the publicly funded BBC said it would scrap free licenses for people over 75 years old. The BBC, which is funded by ...

Hopefuls for Theresa May's job chime in on Huawei issue

World Jun 3, 2019

Hopefuls for Theresa May's job chime in on Huawei issue

U.S. President Donald Trump is in Britain this week to urge the government to keep Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. out of the country's 5G telecoms infrastructure. And in the race to succeed Theresa May, senior ministers in her government are keen to agree. With May ...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson: The EU's worst nightmare?

World / Politics May 25, 2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson: The EU's worst nightmare?

For European leaders watching Theresa May's political death throes, a sense of inevitability has been replaced by one of fear. Rather than break the deadlock over Brexit, the departure of the British prime minister raises the prospect of what they've long considered their worst nightmare: ...