Boris Johnson will be installed as the 77th prime minister in a formal handover from Theresa May on Wednesday
LONDON – Boris Johnson has won the contest to lead Britain’s governing Conservative Party and will become Great Britons 77th prime minister and lead the UK finally out of the European Union. Johnson defeated rival Jeremy Hunt overwhelmingly in a vote by Conservative Party members. Boris Johson will be installed as prime minister in a […]
European Union President Donald Tusk said “I’ve been wondering what that special place in hell looks like, for those who promoted Brexit, without even a sketch of a plan how to carry it out safely." He spoke at a press conference in Brussels.
BRUSSELS – President of the European Union Donald Tusk injected hellfire into the Brexit crisis on Wednesday, damning British leaders for their failure to plan for the divorce and saying he hopes Theresa May now has a “realistic” idea. The British prime minister is due in Brussels on Thursday to seek new ways towards […]
European Commission officials are campaigning against "disinformation" which they see as a threat in election campaigns
BRUSSELS – The European Union on Tuesday urged advertising trade associations and US internet giants to intensify the fight against disinformation campaigns from suspects such as Russia, ahead of European elections in May. The European Commission said Google, Facebook, Twitter, Mozilla and trade groups have made “some progress” toward meeting their pledges to fight […]
LONDON – The divorce deal approved by Britain and the European Union on Sunday sets the stage for the end of a nearly 46-year marriage of convenience, built on prudence rather than shared dreams. “It’s been a utilitarian relationship since 1973 and the emphasis was always on the economic dimension, not on the political one,” […]
Dozens of Cambodians gathered outside the summit venue in Brussels to protest against Hun Sen’s policies.
BRUSSELS – Cambodia failed on Friday to allay criticisms of authoritarianism and rights abuses that threaten the country’s duty-free trading access to the European Union, the EU’s top diplomat said after talks with its premier. Brussels began a formal procedure this month to strip Cambodia of its special trade status, worth billions of euros a […]