Britain

Hong Kongers, Don’t Idolize the U.K.

During this uncertain and unstable year, I’ve learned not to take Hong Kong’s freedom for granted. Prodemocracy protests consumed the city for months starting in early 2019, but the political climate changed abruptly in the spring, when Beijing passed a wide-ranging security law that many…

The Immigrants Who Created New Possibilities

Of the many questions at stake in this fall’s election, one of the less obvious is this: Will the United States remain a country where someone like Barack Obama or Kamala Harris—a person of color with immigrant parents—is likely to be born? The answer depends,…

British Government Bodyguard Leaves Gun on Plane

LONDON (AP) – A bodyguard who was travelling with Britain’s foreign secretary has been suspended from duties after he reportedly left a loaded gun on a plane. 0…

Boris Suggest Anti-Brexit Biden Does Not Understand EU Talks

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has suggested U.S. presidential hopeful Joe Biden does not understand Britain’s negotiations with the European Union, after he intervened on Brexit on the EU’s side.  0…

‘Anti-British’ Joe Biden Interferes in Brexit Talks, Takes EU’s Side

Joe Biden has waded into the Brexit negotiations between the United Kingdom and the European Union on the EU’s side, signalling that, as President, he would punish the British for not submitting to EU control over the British province of Northern Ireland.  0…

European powers weigh wading into South China Sea

Major European powers are weighing how to step up their presence in China’s adjacent waters, including the contested South China Sea, as tensions rachet up in what some see as the dawning of a new Cold War. For European powers like Britain and France, the…

The Great British Humbling

“The cretinous stupidity of it!” snaps the tragic hero in Joseph Roth’s The Radetzky March as he faces up to his likely death in a duel over his wife’s honor. He did not want the fight and no longer loves his wife anyway, but the…

UK Armed Forces Criticised Over Dozens of Diversity and Equality Officers

Concerns have been raised over “identity politics” in the Ministry of Defence after it emerged there were more diversity and equality officers than Britain has warships. There are 44 civil servants in the ministry who have ‘diversity’ and ‘equality’ in 0…

Pro-EU Ex-PMs Blair and Major Attack Boris over Brexit Plan

LONDON (AP) — Two former British prime ministers who played crucial roles in bringing peace to Northern Ireland joined forces Sunday to urge lawmakers to reject government plans to override the Brexit deal with the European Union, arguing that it imperils that peace and damages…

Suspect Arrested for Birmingham Mass Stabbing After Huge Manhunt

LONDON (AP) – British police arrested a 27-year-old man in the early hours of Monday morning on suspicion of murder and seven counts of attempted murder following a string of stabbings in a busy nightlife district in the central England city of Birmingham over the…

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.

Scroll to Top