William James

21 Apr 2017

British PM May says June election result "not certain"

MAIDENHEAD, England British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday that she was not taking anything for granted as she geared up for a snap election in June, in which polls suggest her Conservative party was heading for a landslide victory.

21 Apr 2017

U.S. House Speaker Ryan sees long battle over tax reform

LONDON The United States' first tax overhaul in decades may not pass Congress until well into 2017, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday, in a sign the timetable for the legislation has been pushed back.

20 Apr 2017

Labour's Corbyn sets election tone, targeting British establishment

LONDON Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday he would defeat a "cosy cartel" at the heart of British politics, casting himself as the anti-establishment challenger in a snap election called by Prime Minister Theresa May.

20 Apr 2017

U.S. must keep military options open on North Korea - House speaker Ryan

LONDON The United States must keep military options on the table when dealing with North Korea, but it does not want to use them unless it has to, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said during a visit to Britain on Wednesday.

19 Apr 2017

British PM May calls for early election to strengthen Brexit hand

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday for an early election on June 8, saying she needed to strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union by bolstering support for her Brexit plan. | Video

18 Apr 2017

Bankers dominate lobbying of Britain's Brexit ministry

LONDON Finance firms have held twice as many meetings with ministers handling Britain's exit from the European Union as any other sector of the economy, a Reuters analysis shows.

31 Mar 2017

Britain targets legal certainty with plan to convert EU law after Brexit

LONDON The British government set out on Thursday how it will handle the mammoth task of converting European Union laws into domestic legislation in preparation for its exit from the bloc, seeking to ease business uncertainty about life after Brexit. | Video

25 Mar 2017

Push for trade with Turkey risks UK's human rights reputation - lawmakers

LONDON Britain risks looking as though it has put defence and trade ties with Turkey ahead of human rights concerns as it pushes to secure a closer relationship with Ankara, a committee of lawmakers said on Saturday.

23 Mar 2017

Londoner Attentäter war Sicherheitsbehörden bekannt

London Der Attentäter von London war den britischen Sicherheitsbehörden als mutmaßlicher islamistischer Gewalttäter bekannt.

23 Mar 2017

'What a mad world': Shock gives way to defiance in parliament after attack

LONDON British lawmakers reacted with defiance, shock and emotional tribute on Thursday as they came to terms with an attack which left a police officer dead on the cobbles inside the gates of the world's oldest parliament.

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