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Politics David Cameron

  • May had delivered her vision two days earlier for pulling Britain out of the European Union's single market. Now the Wall Street banks, fearing Britain was headed for trouble, wanted to hear more about her strategy. "We contribute a double-digit percentage to Britain's GDP.

  • LONDON— The British government announced Monday that it will formally begin its exit from the European Union on March 29. Britain joined in 1973, but has long been a somewhat reluctant member, with a large contingent of euroskeptic politicians and journalists regularly railing against regulations imposed by EU headquarters in Brussels.

  • LONDON— A timeline of key events related to the historic referendum on Britain's membership in the European Union:. Jan. 23, 2013: British Prime Minister David Cameron promises a referendum on Britain's membership to the European Union if the Conservative party is elected in the next general election. Cameron confirms in his victory speech that there will be an...

  • LONDON— The British and Scottish leaders traded barbs Tuesday over Scotland's desire to hold a vote on independence just as the U.K. is negotiating its exit from the European Union. Britain decided in a 2016 referendum to quit the European Union after four decades of membership, but Scots voted strongly to remain. It is a moment to bring our country together, to...

  • LONDON— Britain's Parliament has told Prime Minister Theresa May she can file for divorce from the European Union. WHAT IS THE EU AND WHY IS BRITAIN LEAVING? Britain joined in 1973, but has long been a somewhat reluctant member, with a large contingent of euroskeptic politicians and journalists regularly railing against regulations imposed by EU...

  • LONDON, March 9- British finance minister Philip Hammond sought on Thursday to counter a wave of criticism for raising a tax on some self-employed workers in his budget, saying the measure was needed to get the country ready for Brexit. No Conservative likes to increase taxes, national insurance, anything else, "he told Sky News. The change in the tax rules was part of...

  • LONDON, March 5- British Prime Minister Theresa May is unlikely to bow to political expedience in Brexit negotiations but will make up her own mind about what she believes is best and refuse to give ground- that's if past form is anything to go by. May, who backed the campaign to stay in the European Union in last June's referendum, will have to carry or quell the...

  • LONDON, March 5- British Prime Minister Theresa May is unlikely to bow to political expedience in Brexit negotiations but will make up her own mind about what she believes is best and refuse to give ground- that's if past form is anything to go by. May, who backed the campaign to stay in the European Union in last June's referendum, will have to carry or quell the...

  • LONDON, March 5- British Prime Minister Theresa May is unlikely to bow to political expedience in Brexit negotiations but will make up her own mind about what she believes is best and refuse to give ground- that's if past form is anything to go by. May, who backed the campaign to stay in the European Union in last June's referendum, will have to carry or quell the...

  • LONDON, March 5- British Prime Minister Theresa May is unlikely to bow to political expedience in Brexit negotiations but will make up her own mind about what she believes is best and refuse to give ground- that's if past form is anything to go by. May, who backed the campaign to stay in the European Union in last June's referendum, will have to carry or quell the...

  • LONDON, March 5- British Prime Minister Theresa May is unlikely to bow to political expedience in Brexit negotiations but will make up her own mind about what she believes is best and refuse to give ground- that's if past form is anything to go by. May, who backed the campaign to stay in the European Union in last June's referendum, will have to carry or quell the...

  • Elections in the Netherlands, France and potentially Greece over the coming months could all prompt exit talks from the European Union.

  • Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow.

    A trip to the Houses of Parliament may not happen during President Donald Trump's state visit to the UK, NBC News reports.

  • LONDON, Feb 1- TalkTalk founder and chairman Charles Dunstone will take over the running of the British telecoms operator when chief executive Dido Harding steps down in May after seven years in charge, the company said on Wednesday. Shares in TalkTalk, which competes with Sky, Virgin Media and industry leader BT, were trading up 8.5 percent at 170 pence at 1231 GMT.

  • LONDON, Feb 1- TalkTalk founder and chairman Charles Dunstone will take over the running of the telecoms operator when chief executive Dido Harding steps down in May after seven years in charge, the company said on Wednesday. Shares in TalkTalk, which competes with Sky and Virgin Media as well as industry leader BT, were trading up 7 percent at 167 pence at 0826 GMT.

  • Roland Rudd's political and business links are near unparalleled: he advised former Prime Minister Tony Blair and counts David Cameron as a friend, and his financial PR firm Finsbury represents about a quarter of FTSE 100 companies. He also heads the Open Britain group, which is campaigning for Britain to retain as close ties as possible with the European Union-...

  • NEW DELHI, Jan 18- Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Wednesday compared any attempt to punish Britain for leaving the European Union to a World War Two escape movie, saying both sides would do better to strike a mutually beneficial trade deal. Speaking in New Delhi a day after Prime Minister Theresa May laid out the case for a "hard Brexit", in which Britain leaves...

  • NEW DELHI, Jan 18- Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Wednesday compared any attempt to punish Britain for leaving the European Union to a World War Two escape movie, saying both sides would do better to strike a mutually beneficial trade deal. Speaking in New Delhi a day after Prime Minister Theresa May laid out the case for a "hard Brexit", in which Britain leaves...

  • *Britain to leave single market, customs union. *Cautions EU against punishing Britain. LONDON, Jan 17- Britain will quit the EU single market when it leaves the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday in a decisive speech that set a course for a clean break with the world's largest trading bloc.

  • *Britain to leave single market, customs union. *Cautions EU against punishing Britain. LONDON, Jan 17- Britain will quit the EU single market when it leaves the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday, in a decisive speech that set a course for a clean break with the world's largest trading bloc.