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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May will ask Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a government on Friday after an election debacle that saw her Conservative Party lose its parliamentary majority days before talks on Britain’s EU departure are due to begin. Confident of securing a sweeping victory, May had called the […]
Jeff Danziger’s award-winning drawings are published by more than 600 newspapers and websites. He has been a cartoonist for the Rutland Herald, the New York Daily News and the Christian Science Monitor; his work has appeared in newspapers from the Wall Street Journal to Le Monde and Izvestia. Represented by the Washington Post Writers Group, he is a […]
Now that British Prime Minister Theresa May has begun the process that will conclude in her country’s exit from the European Union, Danziger notes that the Scots are again contemplating their own exit from the United Kingdom — a turn of the caber that London won’t applaud.
There is something poignant in Prime Minister Theresa May’s effort to establish that “special relationship” with the incoming occupant of the Oval Office.
The new rate, which was announced without a target date, compares with Osborne’s previous target to cut corporation tax to 17 percent by 2020 from 20 percent now. It compares with an average of 25 percent among most developed economies.
A mosque, a Polish center and refugees have reportedly been targeted. The Muslim Council of Britain said today it has compiled “over 100 incidents reported of hate crimes following the referendum result.”
There has as yet been no Brexit, and there will not be—because there is no such entity as “Britain.” There could, however, be a U.K. exit. But those who insist that a 52-48 vote is good enough to take the entire U.K. out of the EU would trigger a serious crisis of legitimacy.
The Telegraph reported Saturday more than 1.5 million people had signed a petition on the House of Commons website seeking to have the vote rerun less than 24 hours after the results were determined.
“People want to take their country back. They want to have independence in a sense. You see it with Europe, all over Europe,” said Trump, 70, the presumptive Republican nominee for president.
Britain voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow to the European project of greater unity since World War Two. Global financial markets plunged on Friday as results from a referendum showed a 52-48 percent victory for the campaign to leave a bloc Britain joined more than 40 years ago.
The murder of Cox, a 41-year-old mother of two young children who was an ardent supporter of EU membership, shocked the country and abruptly changed the tone of the caustic campaigning that has polarized the country.
“The G7 did not talk about a Plan B to respond to what would happen if Britain left the European Union,” said French Finance Minister Michel Sapin on Saturday. “We talked about ways to help Britain stay in the EU.”
In the wake of the recent attacks on European capitals by Islamic State, the continued instability of the Middle East that resulted in a refugee crisis that has hit Europe hardest and continued economic insecurity for many, Obama acknowledged a tendency “to withdraw” that was increasingly common on both sides of the Atlantic.
“It’s fascinating the degree to which the single most important question I’m asked these days from other world leaders is, ‘What’s going on with your elections?'”
Members of Parliament responded to a petition signed by more than a half-million Britons, arguing instead that Trump should be allowed into Britain — where his views could be challenged — and that a ban would give him more publicity.
A knife attacker slashed a man at an east London metro station, reportedly screaming “This is for Syria!”, in what police described as a terrorist incident, prompting a senior minister to urge Britons on Sunday not to be intimidated.
Two months after Jeremy Corbyn was elected leader on a wave of enthusiasm for change, some Labour lawmakers closer to the center are rebelling openly.
While the Republicans (and some Democrats) squabble, the Conservative Party government of the U.K. is actually working constructively on the Iran deal.
Lord Sewel was in charge of standards and discipline in the upper chamber — and he has been filmed snorting what ‘The Sun on Sunday’ newspaper said was cocaine, with two prostitutes.
David Cameron, leader of the United Kingdom’s Conservative Party, is in fact well known to be one of President Obama’s closer allies and personal friends in the international sphere.
The Daily Show looked at the UK election, expressing utter bewilderment about how those Brits do it — without tons of big money and advertising campaigns.