UK's Labour Lurches Sharply Left on the Economy

UK's Labour Lurches Sharply Left on the Economy

LIVERPOOL, England — Britain’s opposition Labour Party laid out a blueprint on Monday for a sharp leftward turn in economic policy, gambling on the readiness of voters for a big expansion of the state’s role in the economy. “The greater the mess we inherit, the more radical we have to be,” the party’s economic spokesman, […]

Why UK Stocks Are Exiled to the Brexit Doghouse

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Rescued or seized? Greece's long fight with UK over Parthenon Marbles

Rescued or seized? Greece's long fight with UK over Parthenon Marbles

CHRISTOPHER LIVESAY: In fact, the Acropolis Museum was built in part as a response to the British Museum’s claim that Greece did not have a proper place to display the sculptures. The glass and steel structure has a dramatic view of the Acropolis, so while you’re observing the art you can see the actual Parthenon. […]

UK Weather: FLOODS and DANGER TO LIFE as 'gale force' winds sweep across UK

UK Weather: FLOODS and DANGER TO LIFE as 'gale force' winds sweep across UK

Met Office forecasters have warned that some Brits could be seeing up to 30mm of rain, and gale force winds speeds of up to 60mph, which could cause damage to property and pose a threat to life and safety. Flood alerts are in place across North East and North West England and the Midlands as […]

UK's Theresa May Says Brexit Negotiations Have Reached 'an Impasse'

UK's Theresa May Says Brexit Negotiations Have Reached 'an Impasse'

LONDON—Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday warned that Brexit talks had hit an impasse and called on European leaders to present new proposals as negotiations between the two sides turn increasingly acrimonious. Following a tense meeting with her EU counterparts earlier this week in Salzburg, where her post-Brexit plans were rejected as being […]

EU Leaders Reject UK's Post-Brexit Economic Proposal, Pressuring Theresa May

EU Leaders Reject UK's Post-Brexit Economic Proposal, Pressuring Theresa May

SALZBURG, Austria—European Union leaders rejected the British government’s proposal for how to maintain economic relations with the bloc post-Brexit, piling pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May as she was seeking a boost from the talks to help put down a possible rebellion in the party. While welcoming efforts by Mrs. May to detail Britain’s Brexit […]

Storm Ali: Clean-up begins after severe winds lash UK

Storm Ali: Clean-up begins after severe winds lash UK

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA woman died when the caravan she was in was blown off a cliff, a cruise ship broke free of its moorings and a man was killed by a falling tree A huge clean-up operation is under way after Storm Ali battered parts of the UK with […]

Viacom's Channel 5 Makes Major UK Drama Move

Viacom's Channel 5 Makes Major UK Drama Move

Having decided to jettison reality series “Big Brother,” Channel 5 is getting properly into the U.K. drama business, with a slate of new scripted titles including a prison drama, a crime thriller, and a murder mystery. The free-to-air network has traditionally majored in unscripted and entertainment, complemented by a lineup of acquired drama, much hailing […]

As the author of Article 50, this is why the UK needs a final say on the Brexit deal

As the author of Article 50, this is why the UK needs a final say on the Brexit deal

More than two years since the 2016 referendum, a political, economic and possibly constitutional crisis is gathering across the United Kingdom. The most viable and democratic way of resolving it is to allow the public to have the final say on Brexit. To deny them a voice challenges the basic principle of informed consent. People […]

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