While Britain’s prime minister ushers in the decline of London’s influence in the world, France’s president seeks reforms that will reassert Paris’s role in the EU.
A snap general election has turned into a political debacle for Britain and its leader, Prime Minister Theresa May.
What is happening in Britain under Prime Minister Theresa May and in the United States under President Donald Trump is weakening the West.
Britain’s decision to leave the EU is having a profound impact on the two parts of Ireland, and on the territorial integrity of the United Kingdom itself.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s accusation of election interference by EU officials takes the mutual hostility between London and Brussels to a new level.
Britain’s decision to leave the European Union could spur the unification of Ireland and the breakup of the United Kingdom.
Opinion polls suggest that the ruling Conservatives will comfortably win the snap UK general election to be held on June 8—but political fortunes are increasingly unpredictable.
A recent row over the future status of Gibraltar is likely to provide the template for other issues in the coming negotiations on Britain’s withdrawal from the EU.
Potential difficulties might arise during the negotiations on Britain’s withdrawal from the EU, but the 27 remaining EU member states will speak with one voice.
If the UK leaves the European Union without having reached any agreement after two years, it will be a disaster for both sides.