AOC interferes with UK election; backs Labour Party’s infamous anti-Semitic leader

U.S. 12/13/19, 12:21

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) faced blistering criticism from conservatives on Thursday, Dec. 12, for meddling in foreign elections—and endorsing the head of United Kingdom’s radical left Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn, who has frequently been called out for allegedly being an anti-Semite. "This video is about the UK, but it might as ...

UK leader compares rival to Stalin at start of election

Europe 11/06/19, 04:01

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has compared his main rival to Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin as he prepares to officially launch the governing Conservative Party's campaign for the Dec. 12 election. Johnson, writing in the Daily Telegraph, says Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party would "raise taxes so wantonly" that it would destroy ...

UK equalities body probes Labour Party over anti-Semitism

Europe 05/28/19, 07:06

Britain's human rights watchdog says it is investigating whether the country's main opposition Labour Party is guilty of illegal anti-Semitism.The Equality and Human Rights Commission says it is examining whether the party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimized people because they are Jewish."Labour has been riven by allegations that the ...

UK leader promises a ‘bold offer’ on Brexit deal

Europe 05/19/19, 09:18

British Prime Minister Theresa May plans a "bold offer" to Parliament to win support for her Brexit deal, urging lawmakers to look at her ideas with fresh eyes.Writing in The Sunday Times, May says her bill will come "with an improved package of measures that I believe can win new ...

Cross-party Brexit talks break down in Britain

Europe 05/17/19, 04:53

Cross-party talks in Britain aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal have broken down without agreement.Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn says the talks with Prime Minister Theresa May's government have "gone as far as they can."The two sides have held weeks of negotiations to see if they can agree ...

UK’s Labour walks Brexit tightrope in EU election campaign

Europe 05/09/19, 07:27

Britain's main opposition Labour Party has launched its campaign for the European Parliament election with an attempt to appeal to Brexit-backers and pro-Europeans alike.Britain was supposed to have left the European Union by now, but Brexit is on hold amid a political deadlock. So Britons will vote May 23 to ...

British lawmakers urged to take a lesson from Liverpool

Europe 05/08/19, 08:56

In a display of political opportunism, British Prime Minister Theresa May has urged lawmakers to take a lesson from Liverpool's extraordinary comeback win over Barcelona as the country looks to finalize its protracted separation from the European Union.Asked by opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn if she would "take tips" from Liverpool ...

Let’s make a Brexit deal, UK PM May tells Labour opposition

Europe 05/05/19, 04:04

British Prime Minister Theresa May says her Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party have a duty to strike a compromise Brexit agreement to end months of political deadlock over Britain's exit from the European Union. Writing in the Mail on Sunday, May told Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn: "Let's do a ...

UK’s Labour divided over whether to back new EU referendum

Europe 04/30/19, 05:09

It's not just the British government that has problems over Brexit. The main opposition Labour Party is agonizing over whether to back a second EU membership referendum.The left-of-center party's governing executive is meeting Tuesday to decide what to put in its platform for European parliamentary elections in just over just ...

Teen activist says future has been stolen by climate change

World 04/23/19, 11:46

Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg has accused adults of stealing young people's future as she met senior British politicians at Parliament.The 16-year-old Swede, who has sparked a global wave of youth environment protests, met Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and other lawmakers Tuesday.She told a meeting in the House ...

Labour Party chief says UK should oppose Assange extradition

Europe 04/12/19, 03:05

The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party says the government should oppose the extradition of Julian Assange to the United States.Jeremy Corbyn said in a tweet that the U.S. is trying to extradite Assange because he exposed "evidence of atrocities in Iraq and Afghanistan."Diane Abbott, Labour's spokeswoman for domestic affairs, ...

Update: UK leaving ‘no stone unturned’ to resolve Brexit

Europe 04/08/19, 04:05

The Latest on Brexit (all times local):10 a.m.British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says that Prime Minister Theresa May "is leaving no stone unturned to try to resolve Brexit," two days before a European Union summit to consider an extension to Britain's exit date.Hunt said of the other 27 EU leaders ...

Key Brexit proponent Johnson rejects customs union with EU

Europe 04/08/19, 02:52

Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says Britain must not agree to a permanent customs union with the European Union, amid speculation that the government is about to propose such an arrangement to win opposition support for its Brexit deal.Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing for further talks with the opposition ...

UK’s May concedes Brexit deal won’t pass ‘in near future’

Europe 04/06/19, 16:53

British Prime Minister Theresa May acknowledged that the government's strategies to get her Brexit deal approved in Parliament failed, saying Saturday there's little prospect lawmakers will back the thrice-rejected divorce agreement "in the near future."With the U.K. once again days away from a deadline for leaving the European Union, May ...

Brexit compromise may rest on odd couple Corbyn and May

Europe 04/04/19, 08:52

She is the strait-laced daughter of an Anglican priest who has championed conservative values all her life; he has for decades campaigned on issues dear to left-wingers all round the world.Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour Party chief Jeremy Corbyn are poles apart, and there have been precious few signs ...

What next? UK’s May, opposition seek elusive Brexit concord

Europe 04/03/19, 10:07

Prime Minister Theresa May has brought a new word to the Brexit lexicon: compromise.May met Wednesday with opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to try to avoid Britain's chaotic departure from the European Union in little over a week.The shift came after lawmakers rejected the government's Brexit deal on three ...

Footage shows UK soldiers shooting at image of Labour leader

Europe 04/03/19, 05:26

Britain's military says it is investigating after soldiers were filmed apparently using a picture of Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn for target practice.Footage posted on social media shows members of the Parachute Regiment in Afghanistan shooting at an image of Corbyn, Britain's main opposition leader.Corbyn, a veteran socialist, has often ...

Update: Anti-Brexit protesters gather for London march

Europe 03/23/19, 06:28

The Latest on Brexit (all times local):11:25 a.m.Protesters are gathering in central London before what is expected to be a massive march in favor of a second Brexit referendum.A demonstrator with his face painted in the EU colors waits for the start of a Peoples Vote anti-Brexit march in London, ...

Man charged with egg assault on UK opposition leader

Europe 03/04/19, 05:15

British police have charged a man after opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn was hit by an egg.Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn was assaulted while visiting a mosque in his London constituency on Sunday. A man was arrested at the scene after allegedly smacking the egg onto the left-wing politician's head while ...

8th lawmaker quits UK’s Labour over anti-Semitism and Brexit

Europe 02/19/19, 17:42

An eighth lawmaker has quit Britain's Labour Party over its handling of anti-Semitism and Brexit, boosting a new breakaway group from the U.K.'s main opposition party.Joan Ryan announced late Tuesday that after four decades in the party she was leaving Labour to sit with the newly formed Independent Group in ...

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