Category Archives: United Kingdom

Um, Parliament…get it together

We know the United Kingdom is leaving the European Union. But when? Parliament began that conversation on Tuesday, and as Reuters reports Parliament started hours of debate on Tuesday by arguing over when the two-year negotiating period for Brexit should … Continue reading

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You think Donald Trump’s administration has issues? (Yes, he does, but that’s another story.)

The Los Angeles Times reports that another Western leader is facing criticisms from within and outside. “I think we’ve come to the point where she can’t afford too many more crises like this. It’s beginning to look like she’s losing … Continue reading

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Uh, oh: The prime minister hacked off the Queen. This will not end well.

The Times reports that Buckingham Palace is not happy with 10 Downing Street. Senior courtiers were exasperated that May misled the Queen by saying she had a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), only to take another 17 days … Continue reading

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Tony Blair: If you’re on the left, you need to grow up

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has sent a blistering message to those on the left, whether they be in his country or in the United States. Politico reports that message is “the same feelings that gave rise to Brexit … Continue reading

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Once seen as a dope, he might soon be the man

The New York Times reports that it has taken about 12 months for Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to go from being characterized as a dolt to a realistic option to be the next prime minister of the United Kingdom. “He’d … Continue reading

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A Western leader has a tenuous grip on power

If The Times is to be believed, then Rebel leaders claimed [Saturday] night that up to 50 Conservative MPs now want May to resign, more than the 48 who would be needed to force a vote of no confidence in … Continue reading

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Russian politicians hacked off…with British filmmakers

As RFE/RL reports, a group of politicians in Russia is not at all happy with mocking the death of Josef Stalin. And when British filmmakers want to do it, well… Adapted from a French graphic novel and directed by Scottish-born … Continue reading

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