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Between walls and bridges: diplomacy in a new century - An interview with Lord Peter Ricketts

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics
St. Gallen Symposium

By Grégoire ROOS, member of the St. Gallen Symposium's global Leaders of Tomorrow Community A freshly retired British diplomat, Lord Ricketts joined...

British Economy Escapes Brexit Blow, For Now

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 08.26.2016 | World

LONDON, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Britain’s high streets are heaving with shoppers despite June’s shock vote to leave the European Union, big companies h...

Why Climate Change Could be Brexit's Biggest Loser

J. J. Mitchell | Posted 07.19.2016 | Politics
J. J. Mitchell

Since the Brexit vote, the UK has focused on the immediate political, constitutional and economic implications. With the pound sterling down by roughl...

The 5 Worst Parts Of David Cameron’s Legacy

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 07.13.2016 | World

British Prime Minister David Cameron headed to Buckingham Palace on Wednesday to tender his resignation to Queen Elizabeth II, ushering in a new era i...

May's Monumental Challenge: U.K.'s New Prime Minister Reports For Duty

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 07.13.2016 | World

Theresa May will take over the job of British prime minister from David Cameron on Wednesday and form a government with the monumental tasks of extric...

What You Need To Know About Britain's Next Leader

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 07.13.2016 | World

Theresa May is the last candidate standing to succeed David Cameron as Britain’s prime minister after Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom dropped out Mon...

David Cameron Will Step Down As British Prime Minister On Wednesday

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 07.12.2016 | World

British Prime Minister David Cameron announced Monday that he plans to step down from office earlier than initially expected. Cameron will attend a se...

The Brexit Chaos

Jakob von Uexkull | Posted 07.11.2016 | Politics
Jakob von Uexkull

Last weekend the CEO of Nasdaq complained in the Wall Street Journal about 'The Overblown Brexit Market Panic'. Repeating the absurdity that the vote has created an "independent Britain", as if the EU is a colonial power, he assured readers that "over the next two years, the timeline for EU withdrawal, Britain has an opportunity to become a trading magnet".

Theresa May Set To Become U.K.'s Next PM

Reuters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 07.11.2016 | World

LONDON (Reuters) - Energy minister Andrea Leadsom abruptly withdrew from the contest to succeed David Cameron as Britain’s prime minister on Monday,...

Tony Blair's Ruination, And Hillary Clinton's Real Problem

William Bradley | Posted 07.12.2016 | Media
William Bradley

For the past seven years, the British government has done something the Obama administration opted against, mounting a painstaking official inquiry into the origins and conduct of the Iraq War.

From 1 To 16: How Brexit Was A Clear Win For The Good Guys

Doug Bandow | Posted 07.08.2016 | World
Doug Bandow

For Britain the virtues of remaining appeared to this American to pale compared to the likely costs of continued subservience to Brussels. In a variety of admittedly imperfect ways Brexit promoted liberty, community, democracy, and the rule of law. In short, the good guys won.

Why Is England So Messed Up? Blame The Old Etonians.

Alexander Reynolds | Posted 07.07.2016 | Politics
Alexander Reynolds

I'm suffering from a severe case of the Brexit blues. Who to blame for the state of England, Albanian pimps, Polish builders, Russian Oligarchs or Romanian welfare scroungers? No, silly.

Once It's Decided What Brexit Actually Means, Voters Should Vote Again

Anthony Giddens | Posted 07.06.2016 | World
Anthony Giddens

LONDON -- Otherwise, the havoc that has already ensued might be small beer indeed compared to what lies ahead.

Brexit's stain, China's pain

Laura-Marie Töpfer | Posted 07.05.2016 | World
Laura-Marie Töpfer

What may be a window of opportunity for Chinese investors will, however, be a headache for Chinese firms relying on exports. Falling prices on corporate assets reflect that domestic demand in Europe is weakening after the Leave vote.

The Week Britain's Brexit 'Earthquake' Shook The World

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 07.02.2016 | World

Since the U.K. referendum to leave the European Union last week, the roller-coaster ride of British politics hasn’t let up for a minute. Every day s...

Former Boris Ally Fires Up PM Race After Dropping Bomb On UK Politics

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.01.2016 | World

By Kylie MacLellan and Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Justice Secretary Michael Gove pitched on Friday to be the prime minister to take Britain out...

The European Union Was Always an American-Led Project, and Now Washington Is in Panic Mode

Riley Waggaman | Posted 07.01.2016 | Politics
Riley Waggaman

Like all unnecessary institutions, the European Union has invested heavily in the creation and continuation of its own self-aggrandizing mythology. Reading the horror and outrage in every newspaper after the Brexit vote was tallied, one would think that the UK had just voted to invade Iraq or elect David Cameron as prime minister.

The Real Meaning of Brexit

Doug Bandow | Posted 06.30.2016 | World
Doug Bandow

Some Eurocrats imagine that dissatisfaction with the EU is a uniquely English phenomenon. For instance, Politico's Tim King contended: "This referendum is primarily a domestic political fight." It actually is much more.

How Boris Johnson's Leadership Dream Crumbled

HuffPostUK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics

The first sign something was up was when Boris Johnson arrived by the back door. Normally a human camera magnet, the showiest of X-factor politicians,...

Brexit Leader Boris Johnson Rules Out Bid To Be Next British PM

Reuters | Rebecca Falconer | Posted 06.30.2016 | World

LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) - Former London mayor Boris Johnson, favorite to become Britain's prime minister, abruptly pulled out of the race on Thursda...

EU Tells Britain To Finalize Brexit, And Quickly

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.28.2016 | World

By Michael Holden and Elizabeth Piper LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European leaders told Britain on Tuesday to act quickly to resolve the political and...

Brexit: A 'Seminal Event'

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 06.28.2016 | World
Aiko Stevenson

Five days after the UK voted to leave the European Union, Britons are waking up to find their country engulfed in deep uncertainty

Brexit May Have A Silver Lining For The US?

Alister Chapman | Posted 06.28.2016 | World
Alister Chapman

If Britain is in crisis by November's elections, that could be good news for the US. Voters might be more risk averse. But the immediate silver lining for anyone who does not want a Trump presidency is a blueprint for how not to persuade the discontented.

Brexit The Queen

Sherman Yellen | Posted 06.28.2016 | Comedy
Sherman Yellen

A play in five minutes. Open in the Queen's chamber -- Buckingham Palace Enter Elizabeth 2, followed by PM David Cameron E: Well, sir, you really m...

Why Did Brexit Happen?

Harlan Green | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Harlan Green

The shortest answer is the Great Recession and austerity policies of EU policymakers. What austerity policies? In the UK's case, it was raising taxe...