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UN climate change envoy Mary Robinson has called the UK and Germany to account over their commitment to the terms of last year’s global agreement in Paris. She has accused them of backtracking.
Current trade relations between Egypt and the UK will not worsen, but improve, says UK trade envoy
British Vote Leave strategist Daniel Hannan is this week’s guest on Conflict Zone, discussing whether the Brexit campaign misled voters, as some claim, and what he thinks future holds for post-Brexit UK.
Sunderland in north-eastern England has become the poster child for the post-industrial, working class anger that drove the Brexit vote, as Peter Geoghegan reports.
The UK has tried hard to strengthen its already robust economic relationship with Chinese politicians and businessmen. But many now question Britain’s future as an investment destination – and a gateway to the EU.
A plan to topple Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn appears set to plunge the party into a political civil war after UK voters opted for Brexit. Recriminations have mounted amid warnings that the party’s existence is at stake.
Egyptian parliament demands compensation for Iraq after Chilcot report says Iraq war was based on ‘flawed intelligence’
Conservative MPs have picked an experienced minister and a novice Brexiter as their leadership candidates. The selection of two women closed the door on Justice Secretary Michael Gove, Samira Shackle reports from London.
Quite a lot of German companies look set to lower their investments in the UK after the British vote to leave the European Union. But much will depend on Brexit negotiations between the EU and Britain.
A seven-year inquiry into the UK’s involvement has concluded that London failed to exhaust all peaceful options. Ex-premier Tony Blair said he assumes “full responsibility” for any mistakes that arose from the conflict.
Two million words long, seven years in the making: The Chilcot Inquiry called 129 witnesses, including former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Blair can expect a critical review, but probably not a future court date.
Ireland and the UK have not always been happy neighbors. Relations improved in the wake of the Good Friday peace accords, but as Gavan Reilly reports from Dublin, that could change following the UK’s Brexit.
Following Britain’s vote to leave the EU there has been a sharp rise in hate crimes in the UK.
After voting for Brexit, the UK has to negotiate its trade relations with the EU and other countries. In this context, the so-called ‘Norwegian model’ has emerged as a favorable option, but what does it actually mean?
The FocusEconomics consensus expects the UK economy to grow 0.3% in 2017
London’s benchmark FTSE 100 stock index has erased all its post Brexit vote losses on a wave of bargain hunting activities. Energy and financial shares were among the biggest winners after slumping right after the vote.
The British telecoms giant considers moving its headquarters in London out of the UK if post-Brexit negotiations with the EU won’t ensure access to the EU’s free movement of people, capital and goods.
In the wake of last week’s Brexit vote, there’s been a sharp increase in hate crimes targeting European nationals in the UK. Experts warn of deep divisions opened up by the vote, as Samira Shackle reports from London.
Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has removed the UK’s coveted top credit rating status because of its vote to leave the European Union. S&P was the last of the big three credit assessment agencies to do so.
The majority of voters chose to leave the EU, but there are four ways in which the UK could still remain part of the union. With the help of an economist and a law professor, DW explains how the UK could exit the Brexit
In his first appearance since the UK voted to leave the EU, British Finance Minister George Osborne has sought to reassure financial markets. “No one should doubt our resolve to maintain fiscal stability,” Osborne said.
Now what? When the United Kingdom completes its exit from the EU in the next two years, Britons and Europeans will have a lot to adjust to. Here’s a sampling of that.
Scotland’s administration is seeking immediate discussions with the EU to keep the country in the bloc. A million voters in the UK have called for a change in the law to require a 60 percent majority in an EU vote.
The top diplomats also discussed regional updates, including the peace process
EU officials have called for the UK to start the exit process “as soon as possible” after voters decided to leave the bloc. But the US president said their decision speaks to the “challenges raised by globalization.”
The US has always staunchly advocated Britain’s EU membership. That’s why Brexit supporters who thought that Britain’s leaving the EU wouldn’t affect – or could improve – ties with the US are in for a negative surprise.
The UK has voted to leave the EU in a referendum and the prime minister who called it, David Cameron, says he will quit. Cameron said the vote “must be respected,” but that another prime minister should implement it.
There are around two million EU citizens living and working in the UK. As Julia Macfarlane discovered, there’s a certain sense of panic about their status should the UK vote to leave the EU.
The company assures that “the safety and security of our customers will always be our top priority”
We are unlikely to see a fundamental weakening of European security should UK voters choose to leave the European Union, argues Thorsten Benner, director of the Global Public Policy Institute in Berlin.