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UK Labour hopes to paper over Brexit splits for united front

23 September 2018 | 0 comments

Britain's Labour Party kicks off its annual conference on Sunday hoping to prove it is ready to unseat the embattled Conservative government despite its own splits on Brexit and rows over anti-Semitism.Leader...

May critics kick off 'Save Brexit' rallies

22 September 2018 | 0 comments

Critics of Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit proposal across several parties staged the first in a planned series of rallies on Saturday aimed at mounting support for a clean break with EU.The "Save...

Titanic battle for Sky culminates in auction

22 September 2018 | 0 comments

A titanic takeover battle for European TV operator Sky between Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and US cable giant Comcast culminates Saturday in a rare blind auction.Sky's subscription base of 23 million...

Poisoning suspicions hang over Russian's death probe

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

The lawyer for a Russian millionaire who mysteriously died in England after helping expose an alleged Russian money laundering scheme urged an inquest Friday not to dismiss the possibility his client...

May says EU response to UK Brexit plan 'unacceptable'

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday the European Union's abrupt dismissal this week of her Brexit plan was unacceptable, as she conceded negotiations were "at an impasse"."It is not acceptable...

UK crime agency probes Danske Bank money laundering

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

Britain's National Crime Agency is probing the activities of UK-based companies with alleged links to a money laundering scandal at Denmark's Danske Bank, it said Friday."The NCA is aware of the use of...

Brexit 'humiliation' leaves May vulnerable: UK papers

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

Prime Minister Theresa May's "humiliation" at the hands of EU leaders who rejected her Brexit plans dominated Britain's front pages Friday, although eurosceptic publications accused her tormenters of...

Brexit is a prickly affair, says EU's Juncker

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

Relations between the EU and Britain have always been a bit prickly, but EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said Friday that the Brexit negotiations are beginning to resemble the courtship of two...

UK PM to make Brexit statement after EU mauling

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May will shortly make a statement on the Brexit negotiations, her office said Friday.The televised statement in Downing Street, due at 12.45 GMT, comes the day after European...

Britain's trade options after Brexit

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

European Union leaders used a summit in Salzburg this week to reject British Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for the economic relationship between the two sides after Brexit.May says her project is...

Defiant British PM hits back at EU over Brexit plan

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

Prime Minister Theresa May hit back Friday at the European Union after it roundly rejected her Brexit plan, saying its refusal to compromise was "not acceptable" and reiterating the possibility of walking...

May faces new Brexit resistance in Northern Ireland

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May's renewed pledge to deliver Brexit without dividing the UK was met with contradictory ultimatums Friday from Northern Ireland's unionist and nationalist parties.May...

European equities advance at open

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

Europe's main stock markets trod higher Friday at the opening bell, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index gaining about half a percentage point to 7,406.70 points.In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX 30...

UKIP chief defends backing far-right leader

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

The head of Britain's eurosceptic UKIP party on Friday defended attempting to enlist a far-right leader with a growing international profile to boost its depressed membership numbers.The United Kingdom...

Global markets breeze higher on growth outlook

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

Global stock markets rose Friday as optimism on the US economic outlook outweighed lingering trade war worries, dealers said.European equities were all solidly higher at the close, with London outshining...



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