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UK PM May Says There’s New Optimism in Brexit Negotiations

Prime Minister Theresa May says there is a new sense of optimism about negotiations over Britain’s departure from the European Union, insisting that a preliminary deal has given fresh impetus to the talks.


With May’s Loss and Macron’s Win, the EU Is ‘Reborn’, But Is that Good for Europe?

A few capital cities acquire political personalities of their own, not always lovable ones. Donald Trump ran against “Washington” as much as he did against Hillary Clinton. For many people in Europe, “Brussels” is a political character—a bureaucrat plotting an ever-closer European union. That caricature has just staged a recovery that would put Lazarus to…

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UK Moves to Ease Tensions After Van Attack at Mosque

British authorities and Islamic leaders moved swiftly to ease concerns in the Muslim community after a man plowed his vehicle into a crowd of worshippers outside a north London mosque early Monday, injuring at least nine people.


Donald Tusk Hopes Britain Will Have Second Thoughts on Brexit, Other EU Leaders Say the Will of the British People Has to Be Respected

If European Union chief Donald Tusk is still “a dreamer” about Britain having second thoughts on leaving the EU, some other EU leaders at a summit Thursday tried to dash his hopes.


Victims of Grenfell Tower Fire Meet With Prime Minister May to Make ‘Demands’

Victims of the Grenfell Tower fire have met the prime minister in Downing Street to discuss their “demands” amid growing anger in the wake of the blaze.


WATCH: 7 Killed, 48 Injured In London Terror Rampage; UK’s Lady May Says, “Enough Is Enough”

British Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the “evil ideology” behind the London terror attacks that left at least seven dead and more than 40 injured late Saturday night.


Prime Minister Theresa May Challenges Black Church to ‘Be Prepared to Talk About the Christian Faith So People Can See that Freedom Exists’

Theresa May urged Christians to talk openly about their faith as she visited Jesus House – one of the largest black-majority Pentecostal churches in the UK – on Sunday.  


Britain Won’t Share Intel on Manchester Attack With U.S. Due to Leaks

President Donald Trump opened meetings with European Union leaders Thursday against the backdrop of striking anger from Britain over intelligence leaks and a decision by Manchester police to withhold information from the United States about the investigation into this week’s bombing.


British Police Raid Houses In Search for Accomplices After Manchester Suicide Bombing

British Prime Minister Theresa May decried a suicide bomb attack that killed 22 people in a crowded concert hall as a sickening act targeting children and young people, and police raided houses in the city of Manchester looking for accomplices.


British Prime Minister Theresa May, Who Supports Homosexuality, Says Anglicans Should Not Be Forced to Perform Homosexual Marriages

British Prime Minister Theresa May, a Christian and a vicar’s daughter, said that the Church of England should not be forced to perform gay marriages if it does not want to, despite her personal acceptance of homosexuality.


WATCH: Prime Minister Theresa May Says Her Christian Faith Helped Her Cope With Infertility

Women worldwide will be celebrating Mother’s Day with cards, flowers, and love from their children, but for some women, the day is a painful one.


UK PM Theresa May Accuses European Union Officials of Election Interference

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday accused European Union officials of trying to influence the U.K. elections, ratcheting up tensions with Brussels over her country’s departure from the bloc.

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