Could Britain leave the European Union?

Nov 22, 2012
Britain contributes far more to the budget of the European Union than it receives in subsidies for agriculture and infrastructure. Its prime minister wants to freeze the budget where it is.

Conservative party suffers losses in U.K. elections

May 4, 2012
This weekend, voters in both France and Greece will go to the polls, and the expectation is that they'll be in a bit of an anti-austerity mood. One clue came yesterday in the U.K. where voters delivered big losses to the ruling Conservative party.

British PM David Cameron fights 'anti-business' mood

Feb 23, 2012
Several of Europe's biggest banks are reporting billion dollar losses today and yet, banks are handing out billions in bonuses and getting a lot of flack for it.

Cameron surges in polls

Dec 14, 2011
Marketplace foreign editor John Buckley discusses how Cameron's rejection of Europe's plan has helped his party in the polls.

PODCAST: Cameron in the doghouse, a dent in the debt

Dec 12, 2011
Questions are being raised as to the economic future of England and the rest of Europe following Friday's summit. Demand for larger pickups is up, and Ford is discontinuing its Ranger line of smaller trucks. More and more young people are taking on full-time jobs as yoga instructors.
British Prime Minister David Cameron explained to his parliament today why he didn't agree to Friday's euro deal.
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Will the U.K.'s relationship with Europe change?

Dec 12, 2011
Britain was the only EU member not to agree to the new treaty signed last week. How will that affect relations going forward?

Britain's prime minister defends snubbing Europe

Dec 12, 2011
British PM David Cameron today told lawmakers in parliament why he didn’t sign on last week to the European Union’s fiscal union plan.

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PM Cameron's decision could hurt U.K. in the long run

Dec 12, 2011
Britain emerged from last week's European summit refusing to make a deal with the rest of Europe. Many Brits are happy with the choice, but others fear the long-term consequences.

David Cameron in the 'doghouse' with euro peers

Dec 12, 2011
The United Kingdom walked away from an agreement with the rest of Europe to adhere to more fiscal scrutiny. The country's prime minister says the decision was to protect the financial sector of the country.

European summit almost gets the job done

Dec 9, 2011
A deal was reached among the majority of countries in the European Union at today's summit, but a few countries are sticking on the sidelines.