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Politics David Cameron

  • LONDON, July 11- Theresa May sat quietly sipping tea in the corner of a small room at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester last October. The British prime minister had just delivered a speech meant to restore her authority over a ruling party that was sliding in the polls and riven by the country's decision to leave the European Union.

  • LONDON, July 9- Prime Minister Theresa May's foreign minister and Brexit negotiator quit on Monday in protest at her plans to keep close trade ties with the European Union after Britain leaves the bloc, stirring rebellion in her party's ranks. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, the face of Brexit for many, resigned just hours after Brexit minister David Davis,...

  • LONDON, July 9- Prime Minister Theresa May's foreign minister and Brexit negotiator quit on Monday in protest at her plans to keep close trade ties with the European Union after Britain leaves the bloc, stirring rebellion in her party's ranks. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, the face of Brexit for many, resigned just hours after Brexit minister David Davis,...

  • The politician, whose shaggy, unkempt appearance does little to mask fierce personal ambition, has broken with Prime Minister Theresa May over Britain's exit from the European Union— he favors a much harder, more radical break with the bloc— just as he fell out with college chum and Prime Minister David Cameron in 2016 when Johnson made the fateful decision to...

  • LONDON, June 25- A venture capital fund dedicated to finding new ways to prevent and treat dementia has raised $350 million, far exceeding the initial target of $200 million set on its launch in 2015.. The global Dementia Discovery Fund, an initiative of former British prime minister David Cameron, brings together government, industry and charities.

  • LONDON, May 1- Britain agreed on Tuesday to order its overseas territories such as the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands to make secretive company ownership information public by the end of 2020 to try to tackle corruption and tax avoidance. "This is the news we have been waiting for," said Simon Kirkland, a campaigner at Christian Aid.

  • LONDON, May 1- Britain agreed on Tuesday to order its overseas territories such as the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands to make secretive company ownership information public by the end of 2020 to try to tackle corruption and tax avoidance. "This is the news we have been waiting for," said Simon Kirkland, a campaigner at Christian Aid.

  • WASHINGTON/ BEIRUT, April 14- U.S., British and French forces struck Syria with more than 100 missiles on Saturday in the first coordinated Western strikes against the Damascus government, targeting what they said were chemical weapons sites in retaliation for a suspected poison gas attack. The bombing represents a major escalation in the West's...

  • WASHINGTON/ BEIRUT, April 14- U.S., British and French forces struck Syria with more than 100 missiles on Saturday in the first coordinated Western strikes against the Damascus government, targetting what they called chemical weapons sites in retaliation for a poison gas attack. As he spoke, explosions rocked Damascus. That in turn raises the question of where...

  • WASHINGTON/ BEIRUT, April 14- U.S., British and French forces struck Syria with more than 100 missiles on Saturday in the first coordinated Western strikes against the Damascus government, targetting what they called chemical weapons sites in retaliation for a poison gas attack. As he spoke, explosions rocked Damascus. That in turn raises the question of where...

  • BRUSSELS/ LONDON, March 23- As Britain's Brexit negotiations with the European Union moved into a new phase on. Inspired by "Grexit", coined in 2012 as debt-laden Greece seemed about to crash out of the euro zone, the term Brexit took off after Prime Minister David Cameron pledged a referendum in 2013.. Much stronger immigration controls for all non- UK citizens.

  • LONDON, Feb 19- British universities must offer students value for money, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday, launching a review that could reduce fees and restore grants in a bid to entice younger voters who helped punish her party at an election last year. In a speech designed to show her programme for Britain is more than just its departure from the...

  • LONDON, Feb 18- Britain could reduce the burden of university fees on students and bring back grants for their living expenses, Prime Minister Theresa May will say on Monday, under pressure to lure younger voters a year after they cost her parliamentary majority. May's predecessor David Cameron, a fellow Conservative, tripled the cost of tuition for students...

  • LONDON, Jan 31- Britain's finance ministry appointed a woman for the first time as its next chief economist at a time when lawmakers want to increase the number of women appointed to senior economic policy roles. Clare Lombardelli is currently in charge of helping finance minister Philip Hammond draw up his annual budget. She previously served as an economic...

  • BEIJING, China, Jan 31- China's relations with Britain will remain unchanged through Brexit, Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday, as British Prime Minister Theresa May kicked off a three-day visit to China, where she aims to sign nine billion pounds in deals. Britain is trying to reinvent itself as a global trading nation after a 2016 referendum decision to leave...

  • Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond and Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai (C) pose with delegates for a group photo during the UK-China Economic Financial Dialogue at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on December 16, 2017.

    China and Britain have vowed to continue and strengthen cooperation on a wide range of economic, financial and trade issues.

  • Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May reacts as she speaks at an election campaign event at Pride Park Stadium on June 1, 2017 in Derby, United Kingdom.

    U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May would only have herself to blame if the election results in embarrassment, analysts say.

  • The crowd listen to leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn as he delivers a speech at a campaign rally in Beaumont Park on May 16, 2017 in Huddersfield, England.

    CNBC takes a look at how the race for Downing Street has evolved and whether there really could be a shock in store.

  • 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.