United Kingdom


UK government's internet plans spark snooping fears

Nov 6, 2015
The government wants customers phone and web records available for one year.
Posted In: United Kingdom, Internet, spying
A branch of the British bank Lloyds in London.

UK considers bonus cuts to boost women in banking

Nov 4, 2015
A new study commissioned by the UK government tackles banking's gender imbalance.
Posted In: United Kingdom, gender inequality
President of China Xi Jinping and Britain's Queen Elizabeth II attend a state banquet at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday in London, England.

Warm welcome for China's president in UK

Oct 20, 2015
Xi Jinping is on a 4-day visit. His hosts want Chinese investment.
Posted In: China, Xi Jinping, United Kingdom
Migrants try to enter inside the Eurotunnel site to attempt to reach Britain, in Coquelles near Calais, northern France, on July 31, 2015.

The UK is under pressure to take more refugees

Sep 3, 2015
Cameron has been firmly refusing to open the doors wider, but that might change.
Posted In: migrants, refugees, United Kingdom

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