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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

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UK Government Refuses Demands to Replace Officials After Deadly Fire

British Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Saturday rejected demands that she appoint commissioners to run the local council blamed for mishandling the response to the London high-rise fire, as the crisis deepened over who should be held accountable for the 80 deaths in the blaze. (more…)

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UK PM Theresa May Scales Down Pledges as Queen Elizabeth II Delivers Government Agenda to Parliament

Weakened by a disastrous election, British Prime Minister Theresa May ditched some of her most controversial campaign pledges and suggested she was willing to soften her approach to leaving the European Union as Queen Elizabeth II delivered the government's legislative agenda to Parliament Wednesday. (more…)

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French President Emmanuel Macron and Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May attend a friendly soccer match between France and England at the Stade de France in Saint Denis, north of Paris, France, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. After their talks at the Elysee Palace, the two leaders watch a France-England football match that will honor victims of extremist attacks in both countries. (Associated Press)

Prime Minister May, France’s President Macron Hold Talks On Brexit, Commit to ‘Stamping Out Evil’ of Terrorism

She wants to escape the European Union, he wants to embolden it. British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron held talks Tuesday from opposite sides of the Brexit front line and agreed that negotiations for Britain’s divorce from the European bloc will start next week as planned.

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