A leading European Union (EU) official, Frans Timmermans, has penned a love letter to Britain, expressing his “deep hurt” over Brexit and concluding: “You will always be welcome to come back.” Timmermans, who is European Commission Vice-President, wrote the letter in The Guardian. “Since I went to a British school, you...
Britain’s Prince Philip left the hospital on Tuesday after a four-night stay that renewed concern about the 98-year-old’s health. Images broadcast by British media showed Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, dressed in a suit, taking a few steps and being helped into an SUV vehicle before being whisked away. Philip did not...
US President Donald Trump on Friday congratulated UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his election victory, saying their two countries were now free to strike a “massive” new trade deal. “Congratulations to Boris Johnson on his great WIN!”, Trump tweeted. “Britain and the United States will now be free to strike...
Britain will leave the European Union on January 31 as planned, Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised on Friday after winning a sweeping election victory. Condemning more than three years of political wrangling over Brexit, he said: “I will put an end to all that nonsense and we will get Brexit...
French unions were, on Tuesday, gearing up for a show of force as strikes against President Emmanuel Macron’s pension reform plans went into a sixth day running. The hardline unions have called for the second day of mass protests as Prime Minister Edouard Philippe was due to outline the government’s...
The Finnish parliament is due to elect Social Democratic deputy leader Sanna Marin as new prime minister at the helm of a coalition of five parties all led by women. Marin is set to become Finland’s third female prime minister and the country’s youngest head of government at age 34....