David Davis, U.K. Brexit Negotiator, Resigns

David Davis, U.Okay. Brexit Negotiator, Resigns

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May was making an attempt on Monday to avoid wasting her technique for quitting the European Union after the late-night resignation of her chief negotiator for withdrawal, David Davis, who stepped down in protest over her plans for Brexit, Britain’s departure from the bloc. Mrs. May’s proposal, which might maintain […]

Theresa May Wins Cabinet Agreement to Hew to E.U. Rules

Theresa May Wins Cabinet Agreement to Hew to E.U. Rules

LONDON — Britain’s prime minister, Theresa May, took on hard-liners inside her personal cupboard on Friday and received their settlement for plans to melt the financial injury from withdrawal from the European Union by protecting the nation tied to lots of the guidelines they abhor. The cupboard showdown — or “body-bag summit,” because it was […]

London Mayor Allows ‘Trump Baby’ Blimp for President’s Trip to U.K.

London Mayor Allows ‘Trump Baby’ Blimp for President’s Trip to U.Okay.

LONDON — Every week earlier than President Trump’s working go to to Britain, the mayor of London has allowed an extra participant within the metropolis’s welcome reception: an enormous orange balloon of the president depicted as a child in a diaper. The balloon is a part of “Stop Trump” protests deliberate for the go to […]

On Brexit, It’s Decision Time for Theresa May (and for Her Critics)

On Brexit, It’s Decision Time for Theresa May (and for Her Critics)

LONDON — “Brexit” hard-liners have been in comparison with frogs being boiled alive, unaware that the water is being heated regularly to deadly temperatures. The flames shall be licking the edges of the pot this Friday for a essential assembly of Britain’s bitterly divided cupboard, and the query is whether or not the frogs will […]

In Less Than a Minute, E.U. Tells Britain to Get ‘Realistic’ on Brexit

In Less Than a Minute, E.U. Tells Britain to Get ‘Realistic’ on Brexit

BRUSSELS — Divided over their different urgent issues, European Union leaders on Friday took lower than a minute to unite over a warning to Britain’s prime minister, Theresa May, that she dangers a disorderly and disruptive British exit from the bloc except she breaks months of political impasse in London and makes “realistic” proposals. With […]

U.K. Spies Said to Be Complicit in U.S. Torture of Terrorism Suspects

U.Ok. Spies Said to Be Complicit in U.S. Torture of Terrorism Suspects

LONDON — Britain’s intelligence companies tolerated and abetted “inexcusable” abuse of terrorism suspects by their American counterparts, in accordance with a report launched by Parliament on Thursday that provides a wide-ranging official condemnation of British conduct within the years after the Sept. 11, 2001, assaults. Many instances described by Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee concerned […]

U.K. Lawmakers Approve Expansion Plans for Heathrow Airport

U.Ok. Lawmakers Approve Expansion Plans for Heathrow Airport

A assessment in 2015 really useful including a brand new runway at Heathrow as the most suitable choice; advocates of enlargement argue that, with Britain planning to go away the European Union subsequent 12 months, it has by no means been extra necessary to enhance air capability to locations outdoors Europe. So, after years of […]

Opinion

Opinion

“The place of those who have ceased to rule is to teach,” V. S. Pritchett wrote of Spain in 1954, because the British Empire was collapsing round him. By the tip of the 20th century, Britain had lengthy since ceased to rule. But in India, the place I grew up and which had been a […]

Stung by a Boy’s Suffering, U.K. Reviews Medical Marijuana Rules

Stung by a Boy’s Suffering, U.Ok. Reviews Medical Marijuana Rules

LONDON — Britain’s residence secretary, Sajid Javid, ordered a assessment on Tuesday of the nation’s coverage on the medical use of marijuana, days after a 12-year-old’s cannabis-based epilepsy drugs was confiscated at Heathrow Airport, prompting a nationwide dialogue because the boy fought life-threatening seizures and politicians procrastinated. The boy, Billy Caldwell, suffers from standing epilepticus, […]

May Revives Promise of ‘Brexit Dividend’ for U.K. Health Service

May Revives Promise of ‘Brexit Dividend’ for U.Okay. Health Service

Few British establishments are as revered because the nation’s well being care supplier, the National Health Service, and a pledge to divert cash to it helped persuade Britons to vote for withdrawal from the European Union. But that declare was long ago debunked, and by promising a “Brexit dividend” for well being provision on Monday, […]