Trump says Mexico tariffs ‘likely,’ Mexico predicts a deal

Politics 06/04/19, 09:50

President Donald Trump said he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a long-running dispute over illegal immigration, while Mexican officials predicted an agreement to avoid the penalties would be reached during upcoming negotiations. Trump said Tuesday that the parties would try to work something out, but continued ...

Update: Trump expects tariffs on Mexico to go in effect

Politics 06/04/19, 08:56

The Latest on President Donald Trump and tariffs on Mexico (all times local): 9:45 a.m. President Donald Trump says he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a dispute over illegal immigration. Mexican Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard, center, departs a news conference at the Mexican Embassy in Washington, Tuesday, ...

Update: Trump, May discuss bilateral trade deal and China issue

Politics 06/04/19, 05:40

The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Europe (all times local): 11:33 a.m. President Donald Trump is meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing St. in London. May and her husband, Philip, greeted Trump and first lady Melania Trump and the foursome posed for photographs. May is to step down ...

Trump turns from pomp to business in UK visit

Politics 06/03/19, 23:34

President Donald Trump will turn from pageantry to policy Tuesday as he joins British Prime Minister Theresa May for a day of talks likely to highlight fresh uncertainty in the allies' storied relationship. Trump and May are due to meet with corporate executives from the United States and United Kingdom, before ...

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 ...

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 Brexit Party won Britain's election for European Parliament seats. The ...

Home Secretary Sajid Javid joins race for UK prime minister

Europe 05/27/19, 09:40

British Home Secretary Sajid Javid is joining the race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May.Javid said in a video posted Monday on Twitter that his goal is to restore trust and create new opportunities.He says "first and foremost, we must deliver Brexit,"noting the Conservative Party's poor results in the ...

Michael Gove enters Conservative race to succeed Theresa May

Europe 05/26/19, 04:38

British Environment Secretary Michael Gove has entered the crowded race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, who is stepping down as Conservative Party leader on June 7.Gove said Sunday that "I can confirm that I will be putting my name forward to be prime minister of this country."A party leadership ...

Health Secretary Hancock joins race to succeed UK’s May

Europe 05/25/19, 05:20

The race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May hasn't officially begun — but the field of contenders is quickly growing.Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Saturday he is seeking to replace May, joining several others who have announced.May said she will step down as Conservative Party leader June 7 and remain ...

PHOTO GALLERY: A selection of pictures from the past week

World 05/25/19, 03:07

Photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week's gallery includes people walking through the dappled light of the Medina of Fez in Morocco; a woman walking through her roofless house after ...

Explains: What lies ahead for UK after May’s resignation

Europe 05/25/19, 01:40

British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced she will step down as leader of the Conservative Party on June 7, starting a process that will lead to a Conservative Party leadership contest and a new British prime minister who will lead the government during the Brexit process. Here are answers ...

May’s relationship with EU was often rocky

World 05/24/19, 14:45

As British Prime Minister Theresa May announced her departure with a Brexit plan nowhere near success, European Union leaders offered kind words. But it was quite another matter during the years of negotiations with the bloc that often produced exasperation, miscommunication and even some ridicule of her.EU Commission President Jean-Claude ...

British PM Resigns

Europe 05/24/19, 11:57

After three years as prime minister of Britain, Theresa May will be stepping down on June 7, 2019. With more than 20 years as a public servant in the UK, she was elected to the office of prime minister on July 13, 2016, replacing David Cameron. May stated that she had ...

Global stocks recover with focus on trade, Brexit

Business 05/24/19, 06:32

Global stocks are rebounding following Thursday's sell-off, with markets hoping for an easing in the U.S.-China trade dispute and after British Prime Minister Theresa May said she plans to resign as of June 7. Investors appear to hope May's pending resignation could unblock the political stalemate over Brexit. Some analysts are ...

Theresa May is latest Conservative leader swamped by Europe

Europe 05/24/19, 05:41

Theresa May has joined the ranks of Conservative prime ministers whose time in office has been overwhelmed — and cut short — by the issue of Europe.Ever since Edward Heath took the U.K. into what was then the European Economic Community in 1973, the Conservative Party has been anguished by ...

As UK’s May announces exit date, a look at what happens next

Europe 05/24/19, 05:11

British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will step down as Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to replace her as party chief and U.K. leader.Here's a look at how the Conservative Party goes about changing leaders.All Conservative lawmakers can run to lead the party. May says ...

UK’s May says she’ll quit as Conservative leader June 7

Europe 05/24/19, 04:59

Theresa May announced Friday that she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, admitting defeat in her attempt to take Britain out of the European Union and sparking a contest to become the country's next prime minister. She will stay as caretaker prime minister until the new ...

The race is on: Contenders vie to become next British PM

Europe 05/24/19, 04:54

Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement that she will leave 10 Downing Street has set off a fierce competition to succeed her as Conservative Party leader — and as the next prime minister. These are some of the most prominent names on a list of contenders that is expected to grow ...

Timeline of Brexit and events leading to May’s departure

Europe 05/24/19, 04:45

A timeline of key events in how Brexit unfolded and how the political crisis led up to Theresa May's ouster as British prime minister:May 7, 2015: British voters elect a majority Conservative government. Then-Prime Minister David Cameron confirms in his victory speech that there will be an "in/out" referendum on ...

Update: May to step down as party leader on June 7

Europe 05/24/19, 04:12

The Latest on Brexit and Britain's political crisis (all times local):10:05 a.m.Theresa May says she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain's next prime minister.She will stay as caretaker prime minister until the new leader is chosen, a process likely ...

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