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Britain's place in the EU is on the table Thursday

May 6, 2015
Incumbent Prime Minister David Cameron said he'd reevaluate the U.K.'s membership.
Posted In: United Kingdom, david cameron, British elections, European Union
Labour leader Ed Miliband, Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood, Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon and Conservative leader David Cameron take part in a debate at MediaCityUK studios.

What's at stake in the British election

May 5, 2015
It may well not be about the economy
Posted In: British elections, United Kingdom, Taxes, European Union

Take down the Union Jack?

May 22, 2014
What could happen if Scotland separates from the UK?
Posted In: Scotland, United Kingdom

Climate change is making English wine better

Feb 21, 2014
Climate change is reversing the fortunes of a once derided industry.
Posted In: wine, Britain, United Kingdom, UK, France, Agriculture

U.K. announces first nuclear power plant in a generation

Oct 21, 2013
Using Chinese and French financing, the U.K. will build its first new nuclear power plant in 20 years. But the decision is not without controversy.
Posted In: nuclear energy, United Kingdom, China, France

Britain's immigration crackdown sparks anger

Aug 8, 2013
In Britain, a recent government crackdown on illegal immigration has had trucks touring immigrant neighborhoods with signs inviting undocumented immigrants to go home or face arrest. Some say this is heavy-handed.
Posted In: Immigration, United Kingdom

Red pants aren't snobby, right?

Aug 2, 2013
But it's tradition here at Marketplace!
Posted In: fashion, United Kingdom

Forget the hype, Britain's royal baby will only have a small economic impact

Jul 23, 2013
As we await the name of the new British royal baby, let's take a look at the economics of the birth.
Posted In: United Kingdom, Britain, royal baby, Prince William

The difference between Americans and Europeans? We're buying new cars

Jul 16, 2013
At a time when U.S. sales are soaring, Europe saw a drop of almost seven percent in the first half of this year. There is one bright spot: U.K. car sales are up.
Posted In: Auto, cars, tires, United Kingdom, Europe

Reckless bankers could face jail time in the UK

Jun 19, 2013
The British government says bankers who recklessly mismanage their banks could face jail time, according to a new proposal released Wednesday.
Posted In: United Kingdom, banking, david cameron

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