Politics David Cameron

  • PRETORIA, South Africa— Britain's exit from the European Union will be a "smooth process" that will not disrupt trade patterns with smaller countries, finance chief Philip Hammond said Wednesday as he began an overseas tour to reassure global partners ahead of his nation's planned EU departure. Philip Hammond met with Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and...

  • BERLIN— Just a few months ago, German Chancellor Angela Merkel brought together the leaders of the U.S., Britain, France and Italy to discuss the world's crises, a moment captured in a photo of the five seated around a conference table. Many people "feel that the world is in disarray, and they're right," Merkel told a congress of her Christian Democratic Union in Essen.

  • LONDON— A Chinese firm is buying the landmark British pub where former Prime Minister David Cameron shared a pint with China's leader last year. The Christie& Co. real estate firm said Tuesday that it had brokered the sale of The Plough pub in Cadsden 40 miles northwest of London to the Chinese SinoFortone investment firm. SinoFortone director Peter Zhang said...

  • *French vote seen as big test, Italy a warning for Fillon. BERLIN, Dec 5- The resounding "no" from Italian voters to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's referendum on constitutional reform was not a rejection of the European Union and its single currency, as jubilant populists from across the bloc claimed on Monday. But the vote, which pushes Renzi out of office, does...

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel greets France's President Francois Hollande, (2nd R) U.S. President Barack Obama, Prime Minister of Great Britain David Cameron (L) and Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi (R) at Schloss Herrenhausen palace on April 25, 2016 in Hanover, Germany.

    Back in April, leaders of the G-5 sat down for a round-table discussion at a summit. Only one of them looks set to stay in politics.

  • ROME, Dec 4- Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has lost a referendum on constitutional reform by a wide margin, exit polls and early projections showed on Sunday, throwing his future into doubt and opening the door to renewed political instability in Italy. If confirmed, the result would represent a fresh blow to the European Union which is struggling to overcome an...

  • ROME, Dec 4- Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has lost a referendum on constitutional reform by a wide margin, exit polls showed on Sunday, throwing his future into doubt and opening the door to renewed political instability in Italy. An exit poll by the Piepoli Institute/ IPR for state television station RAI, estimated the' No' vote at 54-58 percent against 42-46 percent...

  • ROME— Italian voters dealt Premier Matteo Renzi a stinging defeat on his reforms referendum, triggering his resignation announcement and galvanizing the populist, opposition 5- Star Movement's determination to gain national power soon. Besides the "anti-establishment" 5- Stars, the outcome energized another "anti" party, the anti-immigrant Northern...

  • LONDON— Samantha Cameron, the wife of former British Prime Minister David Cameron, is launching her first fashion label. Cameron, an ambassador for the British Fashion Council, has long been involved in the fashion industry. She was previously creative director of the luxury leather goods brand Smythson, and is known for bringing a more youthful dress style to 10...

  • LONDON, Nov 21- Prime Minister Theresa May set out plans to get big business behind her Brexit strategy on Monday, toning down plans to put workers on company boards and promising to spend billions of pounds on science, technology and research. The strength of Britain's $2.3 trillion economy was thrown into doubt following the shock vote to leave the European...

  • LONDON, Nov 21- Prime Minister Theresa May set out plans to get big business behind her Brexit strategy on Monday, toning down plans to put workers on company boards and promising to spend billions of pounds on science, technology and research. The strength of Britain's $2.3 trillion economy was thrown into doubt following the shock vote to leave the European...

  • *UK to announce first post-Brexit budget plans. LONDON, Nov 13- Five months to the day after Britain voted for Brexit, its finance minister will outline how the government plans to cope with the economic fallout and voters' frustrations which had echoes in Donald Trump's U.S. election triumph. Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, is due on Nov. 23 to...

  • *UK to announce first post-Brexit budget plans. LONDON, Nov 13- Five months to the day after Britain voted for Brexit, its finance minister will outline how the government plans to cope with the economic fallout and voters' frustrations which had echoes in Donald Trump's U.S. election triumph. Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, is due on Nov. 23 to...

  • *India, Britain launch working group on trade, investment. NEW DELHI, Nov 7- British Prime Minister Theresa May offered India a possible improved visa deal on Monday, as the two countries kicked off talks on boosting trading links ahead of Britain's departure from the European Union. May, making her first bilateral trip outside Europe since Britons voted on June 23...

  • *India, like EU, likely to seek freer movement of people. NEW DELHI/ LONDON, Nov 4- Prime Minister Theresa May will find that the trade-off between market access and migration applies not just to Brexit when she visits India for her first non-EU bilateral trip since Britons voted to quit the bloc. "Immigration is one of the things India is going to push for," said Dhruva...

  • BERLIN/ LONDON/ BRUSSELS Oct 27- In the hours before Theresa May stepped to the podium in Birmingham earlier this month to lay out her vision for a "fully independent, sovereign" Britain, she made a discreet round of telephone calls to European leaders. Her aim, according to British officials, was to head off any surprise or confusion in Berlin, Paris, Brussels and other...

  • Bernie Sanders' big brother loses UK by-election

    Larry Sanders, who was standing as a Green Party candidate, only secured 3.54-percent of the votes.

  • Senator Bernie Sanders

    Larry Sanders has lived in the U.K. since 1969 and is Green Party candidate to replace Cameron, who quit politics after the Brexit vote.

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 20- Prime Minister Theresa May will tell European Union leaders on Thursday it is time to start talking about future EU ties with Britain and put paid to suggestions her government might reconsider Brexit. Hoping to dispel any thoughts that Britain could hold a second referendum to reverse its decision to leave, May will call on leaders to help her...

  • *Fellow Europeans still uncertain London knows what it wants. BRUSSELS, Oct 18- Theresa May's first EU summit was never going to be easy but Thursday's encounter in Brussels may be a thoroughly bleak affair now that fellow leaders feel she has taken a hard line on breaking away from the European Union. But despite talk in London of May still exploring options, EU...