U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron took to social media to defend his country on Friday, after reports that Russia had mocked Britain as a small island of no significance.
Britain's finance minister George Osborne unveiled his plans for another round of government spending cuts on Wednesday as he tried to keep his deficit reduction drive on track despite stiff opposition to his policies.
Steve Sedgwick reports from the G8 summit on a potential bilateral trade deal between Europe and the United States.
President Barack Obama called the targeting of conservative groups by U.S. tax officials "outrageous" and said that any Internal Revenue Service employees involved would be held accountable.
Nigel Farage, leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), tells CNBC's Steve Sedgwick that David Cameron needs to have a proper, sincere negotiation about getting powers back from the EU.
Britain's ruling Conservatives will unveil a draft bill on Tuesday that could make Prime Minister David Cameron's promise of a referendum on Britain's European Union membership legally binding.
President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron hold a press conference at the White House today where the two world leaders lay out an economic agenda for the G8 Summit; discuss the importance of a joint commitment for continued global security; and address the challenges facing economic global needs.
President Obama is meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron today at the White House, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
Following the death of Baroness Thatcher, London's mayor Boris Johnson has argued that her policies of free markets and low taxes are alive and kicking.
Britain's three main political parties struck a compromise deal on a new regulatory system for the country's newspapers.
Prime Minister David Cameron said on Thursday that the Bank of England had to play its part in getting Britain's economy growing and said the government must curb spending and borrowing.
As central banks in Europe edge closer to deciding that their flagging economies need yet more monetary stimulus, they cast an envious eye towards China.
Britain's tax authority on Thursday published the names of what it described as "tax cheats" for the first time, part of efforts to address public anger over tax evasion at a time of economic austerity.
British Prime Minister David Cameron arrives in India on Monday to try to win new investment in the face of fierce global competition.
French efforts to divert Europe from economic austerity have foundered twice in a week due to German resistance, underlining a growing policy divide that is hobbling the core partnership.
European Union leaders reached agreement on the first ever cut in their common budget on Friday after 24 hours of talks, seeking to placate millions at home struggling through government cutbacks and recession.
Incoming Bank of England Governor Mark Carney is set to address policymakers at a U.K. parliamentary committee on Thursday with many expecting sterling to fall as he delivers his dovish policy outlook, but analysts have told CNBC that this could prove to be wrong and the currency could in fact move sharply higher.
British Prime Minister David Cameron hopes to enlist the support of Germany and other rich north European countries in his fight to freeze EU spending at budget talks this week and is prepared to block a deal unless more savings are found.
Olli Rehn, European Union economy chief, tells CNBC that the UK announcement of referendum is creating uncertainty and is not necessarily helpful in terms of stabilizing the economy.
Lionel Barber, editor at The Financial Times, tells CNBC that the key questions will be what kind of powers David Cameron can repatriate from the EU and what about the uncertainty created for business.