Brexit ex-leader plans to work to free UK of the CCP

United Kingdom 01/02/21, 17:10

Brexit former leader Nigel Farage recently shared a video on social networks in which he said his next campaign will focus on reducing Britain's dependence on Chinese Communist Party (CCP). According to Farage, the CCP represents an "even bigger challenge" as well as a "bigger threat to our independence, our way ...

‘The war is over,’ Farage celebrates the independence of the United Kingdom from the European Union

United Kingdom 12/25/20, 12:12

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Dec. 23 that negotiations for the United Kingdom's independence from the European Union finally came to an end, with an agreement that Conservative Nigel Farage, leader of the Brexit Party, said "is not perfect but it is a big moment." https://twitter.com/Nigel_Farage/status/1342056303661879297 Farage was cautious about ...

President Trump says he may meet with Boris Johnson

Politics 06/02/19, 19:58

President Donald Trump says he may meet this week with conservative British politician Boris Johnson during his state visit to the United Kingdom, days after he suggested he'd support Johnson's effort to replace Theresa May as prime minister. Wading in again to his hosts' domestic politics, Trump says of Johnson, "He's ...

President Trump: UK should be ready to leave EU without a deal

Politics 06/02/19, 02:58

President Donald Trump has waded into the most controversial issue in British politics by urging the U.K. government to leave the European Union without a deal if it can't get better terms from EU leaders. Trump told the Sunday Times in an interview published Sunday that Britain should "walk away" from ...

Farage claims pro-Brexit momentum after divisive UK vote

World 05/27/19, 14:23

British euroskeptic Nigel Farage said Monday that his new Brexit Party's victory in the European election should spur Britain to leave the European Union even without a divorce deal — a call echoed by many senior Conservatives, stung by their party's humiliating defeat.Farage's single-issue party and pro-EU forces combined to ...

UK Conservatives fear wipeout in Brexit-dominated EU poll

Europe 05/26/19, 09:52

Anti-EU and pro-EU parties look set to make gains in a Brexit-dominated election for British seats in the European Parliament, while the governing Conservative Party is bracing for one of its worst-ever performances.Daniel Hannan, a Conservative Member of the European Parliament, said he feared the party was facing "total wipeout" ...

Nigel Farage taps anger in UK’s Brexit-dominated EU election

Europe 05/21/19, 06:08

No one in Britain is more enthusiastic about this week's European Union elections than people who hate the EU.Hard-core Brexit supporters are chomping at the bit to cast ballots for Nigel Farage's newly formed Brexit Party, whose sole policy is to leave the EU as soon as possible. They're attending ...

UK man charged with assault over Farage milkshake-throwing

Europe 05/21/19, 05:37

British police have charged a 32-year-old man with assault after pro-Brexit politician Nigel Farage was hit with a milkshake while campaigning in the European Parliament election.Northumbria Police said Tuesday that Paul Crowther had been charged with common assault and criminal damage over the incident in Newcastle, northeast England.Farage was left ...

Brexiteer Farage splattered in latest UK milkshake attack

Europe 05/20/19, 08:42

Pro-Brexit British politician Nigel Farage has been hit with a milkshake while campaigning in the European Parliament election.Farage was left with milkshake dripping down his lapels during a walkabout in Newcastle, northeast England, on Monday. Police said a 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault.Paul Crowther said he threw ...

UK minister warns about protest votes at EU elections

Europe 05/12/19, 07:53

A senior British minister is warning that the upcoming European Parliament elections will be seen by some as "the ultimate protest vote opportunity," as polls suggest that populists could unseat Britain's mainstream parties amid the country's ongoing Brexit chaos.Education Secretary Damian Hinds told the BBC Sunday there's no doubt that ...

Germany’s Weber urges Britain not to take part in EU vote

Europe 04/26/19, 11:41

The German center-right candidate hoping to become the next head of the European Union's executive branch is urging Britain not to take part in the European Parliament elections in May.Manfred Weber told Germany's Funke Media Group "it would be good if British politicians quickly ensured clarity about Brexit — and ...

Populists expected to gain seats in May’s EU elections

Europe 04/18/19, 05:32

The European Parliament is predicting that nationalist, populist and anti-migrant groups will make significant gains in the May 23-26 EU elections but says it thinks mainstream parties will keep control over the assembly.Projections released Thursday suggest the center-right European People's Party will remain the biggest group, with 180 seats in ...

UK’s anti-EU Brexit Party launches EU election campaign

Europe 04/12/19, 06:37

British politicians on both sides of the Brexit divide are launching campaigns for an election that may never take place: the contest for U.K. seats in the European Parliament. Britain was due to have left the EU before European elections in late May. But with Parliament still deadlocked over whether to ...

Update: Pro-Brexit protest begins muddy march to London

Europe 03/16/19, 05:17

The Latest on Brexit (all times local):10:15 a.m.Between 100 and 200 pro-Brexit protesters have started to march from northeast England to London, accusing politicians of "betrayal" by failing to take Britain out of the European Union.European Union's Frans Timmermans, first vice president of the Commission, center, delivers his speech with ...

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