Contenders to be next UK leader divided over no-deal Brexit

World 05/28/19, 04:22

The race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May is becoming a battle over whether Britain should leave the European Union without a divorce agreement — or whether that would cause economic and political mayhem.May's Conservatives are reeling after the upstart ...

Update: Media freedom campaign launched on G-7 sidelines

Europe 04/05/19, 06:08

The Latest on the Group of Seven meeting (all times local):1:05 p.m.British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has launched a media freedom campaign alongside international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney from the sidelines of the Group of Seven foreign ministers' meeting ...

UK minister says Brexit talks yield ‘positive’ signals

Europe 03/05/19, 08:50

Brexit talks with the European Union are making progress, a senior British government minister said Tuesday, as Prime Minister Theresa May seeks concessions from Brussels to help persuade lawmakers to back her deal in a series of crucial votes next ...

Britain presses EU for Brexit compromise as clock ticks

Europe 02/20/19, 06:30

Britain's foreign secretary said that securing an orderly Brexit is "of paramount importance" as he visited Germany on Wednesday, and insisted the UK can leave the European Union on March 29 as planned if a compromise deal is found.Jeremy Hunt ...

Update: UK minister acknowledges possible Brexit delay

Europe 01/31/19, 06:58

The Latest on Brexit (all times local):11:55 a.m.A key member of U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's government has acknowledged that Britain's exit from the European Union may have to be delayed if negotiations on the divorce deal drag on until ...

Venezuela crisis: Familiar geopolitical sides take shape

Europe 01/24/19, 13:15

Russia, China, Iran, Syria and Cuba have come down on one side. The United States, Canada, and countries in Western Europe are on the other. As the crisis in Venezuela reaches a new boiling point — with embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas ...

Brexit deal getting closer, European Commission chief says

Europe 10/06/18, 03:12

The chances of Britain and European Union striking a Brexit deal are rising, one of the bloc's leaders has said, amid reports the two sides are moving closer on the fraught issue of the Irish border.European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker ...

Pressure on UK foreign minister to apologize for Soviet barb

Europe 10/02/18, 06:43

Pressure mounted Tuesday on British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt to apologize for recent remarks comparing the European Union to the Soviet Union.While British Prime Minister Theresa May effectively rebuked her foreign secretary for making the comparison, leaders from the European ...

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