Bookmakers make Conservatives favourites to win general election as Britons race to put bets on result.
Sterling surges against the dollar but UK shares slip to a two per cent loss after British Prime Minister Theresa May calls a snap general election to strengthen her hand in Brexit negotiations. David Pollard reports. Continue reading
A look at the political career of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, trailing in the opinion polls as Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May calls for an early election.
British Prime Minister Theresa May calls for an early general election, calls for political unity in parliament. Continue reading
As Britain prepares to trigger divorce proceedings with the European Union, launching two years of negotiations that will reshape the future of the country and Europe, Britons living in the German capital take stock of where this leaves them.
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK (REUTERS) – Martin McGuinness, the former Irish Republican Army commander who laid down his arms and turned peacemaker to help end Northern Ireland’s 30-year conflict, died on Tuesday (March 21) after a decade as deputy first minister of the British province. He was 66.
Britain’s former finance minister George Osborne says he’s thrilled to be appointed as the new editor of London’s Evening Standard newspaper.
British lawmakers must approve government plans to trigger Article 50 to kickstart official Brexit process, the Supreme Court rules. Sarah Charlton reports. Continue reading
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May says she will outline more details of her Brexit strategy in the coming weeks, but denies that she faces a “binary choice” between controlling immigration and getting “a good trade deal” for the UK.
Leading Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage says he wants to be a bridge between the British government and the new U.S. administration, but the British government is dismissing the suggestion. Jillian Kitchener reports. Continue reading